Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

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    Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

    This is a while ago now, but look at ASSante's (you know the guy who lost Super Bowl 42) reaction to the Collie hit. The dude is frozen on the ground with his arms stuck up in the air and surrounded by trainers and ASSante is jumping around complaining about the call. It probably was a bad call but that is extremely inappropriate http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbIZCfZwzHU&feature=player_embedded
     
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    Re: Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

    I'd say his reaction was appropriate..

    How can you get a unnceessary roughness call for hitting a receiver as he's trying to catch the ball?   That is only supposed ot be called if the receiver has already missed/dropped the ball and then a cornerback/linebacker whacks him.   There was absolutely no foul on that play.

    As a matter of fact, teams oughta start airing that play in the stadium everytime they play the Colts to emphasize how the league makes consistent bad calls in favor of the Colts (especially their passing game).
     
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    Re: Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

    "As a matter of fact, teams oughta start airing that play in the stadium everytime they play the Colts to emphasize how the league makes consistent bad calls in favor of the Colts (especially their passing game)."

    You are a Stupideeediot.
     
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    Re: Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

    I see you wear your board name well stupideeediot.  Regardless of the call, Collie was "out" and frozen and Samuel is prancing around like rudolph being left out of reindeer games. 

    Surprisingly, when one of his own players was knocked out this week - and I noted it here when it happened - he was awfully solemn.  The guy's a heck of a football player, but a punk as a human being.  Appears you are a punk, too.

     
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    I'd say his reaction was appropriate.. How can you get a unnceessary roughness call for hitting a receiver as he's trying to catch the ball?   That is only supposed ot be called if the receiver has already missed/dropped the ball and then a cornerback/linebacker whacks him.   There was absolutely no foul on that play. As a matter of fact, teams oughta start airing that play in the stadium everytime they play the Colts to emphasize how the league makes consistent bad calls in favor of the Colts (especially their passing game).
    Posted by Stupideeediot


    Samuel's reaction aside, did you read the convoluted explanation as to why the officials called unnecessary roughness on that play? Essentially, it boiled down to the fact that, because the hit jarred the ball loose and it was an incomplete pass AFTER THE HIT, the receiver then becomes defenseless because the pass is incomplete, and the hit that made the pass incomplete is now unnecessary roughness.

    Simply beyond retarded.
     
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    In Response to Re: Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit : Samuel's reaction aside, did you read the convoluted explanation as to why the officials called unnecessary roughness on that play? Essentially, it boiled down to the fact that, because the hit jarred the ball loose and it was an incomplete pass AFTER THE HIT , the receiver then becomes defenseless because the pass is incomplete, and the hit that made the pass incomplete is now unnecessary roughness. Simply beyond retarded.
    Posted by p-mike


    That was kinda my point. I love that people criticized me then cited Samuel's reaction as the cause of the penalty.  The ref called unnecessary roughness on a defenseless receiver when a DB was trying to break up a pass that the WR still had a chance to catch.   Are the DB's supposed to give up and let the guy catch the ball?  The guy was still actively trying to catch the ball.

    As far as Samuel's reaction.... they made a good play.  IF 3 LB's nailed a running back for no gain we'd all be complimenting them on their 'toughness'. Samuels makes a good play and celebrates and people are on his case cause he's a DB. 

    The REAL reaction I was referring to was his one to the penalty being called and he was completely entitled to be PO'd at that .  IT was an uncalled for penalty.  The guy got hurt and that's sad... but that doesn't mean the officials have to call a penalty in response.  Sometimes people just get hurt on clean plays.
     
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    As far as my tag .... if you'll notice the avatar it's a play on Ren and Stimpy.  I feel really bad for you if you either can't get that or have so little brainpower that the best comeback you can make is calling me stupid or an idiot.   

    I like intellectual conversations with evidence and and a point ... if all you're capable of is calling people names please feel free to go to the Nickelodeon or Disney  bulletin boards and argue about Hannah Montana or the Jonas Brothers or something.
     
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    Re: Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

    I agree -- and the league later agreed, as well -- that it was a perfectly clean play. What I honestly believe is that the call was just another in a long line of free gifts handed out weekly to the Indianapolis Colts -- something Asante Samuel certianly would have seen his fair share of -- and he was justifiably reacting to THAT. It had nothing to do with "woofing" while another player was obviously hurt on the turf. He was pissed because he saw the officials, once again, doing their level best to hand the game to the Colts, free of charge. I've got no great love for Asante Samuel, after his role in the debacle against Blue New Jersey, but I don't blame him a bit for this.






     
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    Re: Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

    How was losing the Super Bowl Samuels' "fault"????
    Posted by Patsfansince1966

    "his awful fourth quarter against the Giants helped cost the Patriots what would have been a Super Bowl title"

    http://boston.barstoolsports.com/random-thoughts/asante-samuel-says-belichick-had-a-grudge-against-him/

    Edit: scroll down to the video.
     
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    Two players lost the superbowl Asante because he couldn't hold on to the interception and AD because he couldn't hold on to Manning
     
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    Re: Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

    In Response to Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit:
    This is a while ago now, but look at ASSante's (you know the guy who lost Super Bowl 42) reaction to the Collie hit. The dude is frozen on the ground with his arms stuck up in the air and surrounded by trainers and ASSante is jumping around complaining about the call. It probably was a bad call but that is extremely inappropriate http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbIZCfZwzHU&feature=player_embedded
    Posted by sirpinochle

    The Pats lost the SB. He had a better chance at an INT if he were 7' tall.
     
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    Re: Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

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    I'd say his reaction was appropriate.. How can you get a unnceessary roughness call for hitting a receiver as he's trying to catch the ball?   That is only supposed ot be called if the receiver has already missed/dropped the ball and then a cornerback/linebacker whacks him.   There was absolutely no foul on that play. As a matter of fact, teams oughta start airing that play in the stadium everytime they play the Colts to emphasize how the league makes consistent bad calls in favor of the Colts (especially their passing game).
    Posted by Stupideeediot

    How many penalties did the homer Pats have against the Colts last week? No one plays that perfect.
     
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    Re: Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

    I thought medical clearance was to be determined by doctors not affiliated with the teams in cases of concussion. That was why the Steelers were trying to pretend Hines Ward had a "neck injury."

    Face it . . .   the teams don't care. Suit 'em up and run 'em out there.


     
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    Re: Assante's Reaction to Collie Hit

    I think what's happening, Tex -- as we saw in the Steelers game with Hines Ward -- is that team doctors are hedging their bets in identifying injuries as concussions now, because of the rules which take the diagnoses out of their hands once that assessment is made. Once again, the league is doing something right in order to protect the players from injury, and the teams are trying to find ways to circumvent it.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paula-duffy/new-nfl-rule-changes-hit_b_510207.html

    During the middle of the season, the NFL instituted the following changes: return-to-play decisions made by independent neurologists; resignation of NFL concussion committee co-chairmen (Ira Casson and David Viano); concussion awareness public service announcements; suspension of the NFL concussion committee's work; and the www.nytimes.com/2009/12/21/sports/football/21concussions.html" target="_hplink">NFL's watershed concession that "[multiple] concussions can lead to long-term problems[.]"





     
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