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Offline nerdmann  
#21 Posted : Saturday, November 10, 2012 12:22:21 AM(UTC)
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So there must be a reason they don't strictly enforce it then right? Or is every team going to start fully disclosing their injuries if the Packers do it? I think not. You still have not explained what incentive the Packers have to be the only team to do it that way other than to make you feel better.


The teams are nothing if the integrity of the game is lost.
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#22 Posted : Saturday, November 10, 2012 6:47:01 AM(UTC)
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The league instituted the injury reporting rule for a reason. That reason was to protect the integrity of the game.


The league instituted the rule to put gambles on an even playing field. It took away the advantage that a few insiders and their buddies had over the rest of the schmoes.

Do you really the NFL, Inc really cares where the average fan sitting on his sofa drinking a beer, eating his nachos and waving the giant foam finger knows if the Dallas RT hurt his pinky in practice on Wed or not? I don;t think so.

They do care if the betting line is toying with because of rumors being spread about that Eli has a bust wing and is going to miss the next game.
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#23 Posted : Saturday, November 10, 2012 10:23:10 AM(UTC)
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nerdmann said: Go to Quoted Post
The league instituted the injury reporting rule for a reason. That reason was to protect the integrity of the game.


Yep, because knowing player X has an injured Y boosts the integrity of the game immensely. I mean, how else will players know who to hit and where to hit without that precious injury report?

I'm convinced the report is for oddsmakers and oddsmakers only.
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#24 Posted : Saturday, November 10, 2012 11:02:53 AM(UTC)
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DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
Just shut Bulaga down already. He's been playing subpar anyway. Scope his knee, and fix his hip and get him on the road to rehab. That way he will be ready next season for training camp. Makes no sense for him limp through the season.


Agreed. He will NOT be ready for the playoffs. Something similar totally took us out of rhythm last year when we needed offensive consistency.
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#25 Posted : Saturday, November 10, 2012 11:03:27 AM(UTC)
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Yep, because knowing player X has an injured Y boosts the integrity of the game immensely. I mean, how else will players know who to hit and where to hit without that precious injury report?

I'm convinced the report is for oddsmakers and oddsmakers only.


hmmm. Interesting. I think I heard that before. [grin1]
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#26 Posted : Saturday, November 10, 2012 11:19:18 AM(UTC)
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So, the Packers reach a season game high in rushing yards in a game Bryan Bulaga misses a good majority of the game. Interesting. I hope Bulaga heals up quick. The OL depth is not so hot.
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#27 Posted : Saturday, November 10, 2012 4:28:44 PM(UTC)
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wpr said: Go to Quoted Post
The league instituted the rule to put gambles on an even playing field. It took away the advantage that a few insiders and their buddies had over the rest of the schmoes.

Do you really the NFL, Inc really cares where the average fan sitting on his sofa drinking a beer, eating his nachos and waving the giant foam finger knows if the Dallas RT hurt his pinky in practice on Wed or not? I don;t think so.

They do care if the betting line is toying with because of rumors being spread about that Eli has a bust wing and is going to miss the next game.


It does irritate the hell out of me, but I think the integrity of the game is more important to the league than my personal angst.
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#28 Posted : Monday, November 12, 2012 11:32:05 AM(UTC)
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It's been made official

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GREEN BAY - Packers offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga is the latest player lost for the season.

Bulaga succumbed to a hip injury, according to a release by the team on Monday. He had started the first nine games of the season for the Packers at right tackle.

In a corresponding move, Green Bay re-signed linebacker Vic So'oto. So'oto played in seven games for the Packers in 2011 and played in four contests for the Oakland Raiders this season before being let go.



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#29 Posted : Monday, November 12, 2012 11:58:14 AM(UTC)
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McCarthy said the "early diagnosis" says he does not need surgery.
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#30 Posted : Monday, November 12, 2012 12:11:28 PM(UTC)
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McCarthy said the "early diagnosis" says he does not need surgery.


I'll bet he intentionally lied just to mess with the fans. [grin1]
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