Peyton Pontifications Have Already Begun

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         Seemingly every other word coming from the football talking heads on the NFL Network are Peyton praises, such as, "Wow, can you imagine how good Peyton Manning will be this year, now that he's gotten a full season in Denver under his belt, and with the addition of Wes Welker??"

         Isn't it also interesting that the Broncos drew the easiest schedule in the league, despite finishing with the best record in the AFC last year (13-3)? Is good ol' Jolly Roger Goodell propping up his choice for league poster boy, yet again?

         With the hated Horseface the focal point of all football talk, it's getting increasingly difficult for Patriots' fans to watch ESPN, or the NFL Network.      

     
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    Ya, it's obvious they want Peyton and the Broncos to win a SB this year. It's annoying, but all the Pats can do is try to draft well this year and go out and compete. Let the media talk all they want.

     
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         Isn't it also interesting that the Broncos drew the easiest schedule in the league, despite finishing with the best record in the AFC last year (13-3)? Is good ol' Jolly Roger Goodell propping up his choice for league poster boy, yet again?

          



    Yawn. Same thing was said about the Patriots last year. The schedule is chosen the same way every year so I don't see what Goodell would have to do with it.

    I don't even think its that easy. They get NE, Balt and Houston plus the NFC East. It only looks easier because their division sucks so bad.

     
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    Ummm . . . the schedule is determined by a formula that has been in effect for years.  It's not like the AFC East is the league's toughest division either . . . 

     

     
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    donkeys are going to have an easy schedule by default because they are in the afc west [worst]. as far as peyton goes, its nothing new, all this media love he gets just makes it funnier when he fails come playoff time.

     
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    The NFL, and Pro Sports in general for that matter, are after ratings.  We, as NE fans, benefit from the same thing.  The Pats are an easy team to love, but also an easy team to hate for jealous fans.  The point is, most people have a rooting interset in NE one way or another, so tons of people tune in when they are playing.  Same with Peyton.  Stupid fans think he is a great QB, while most of us rational fans just like to watch the fraud keel over when the temperature drops below 40 degrees :)  The point is that I do agree that the NFL will give the slightest of edges (scheduling, bye week placement, calls, etc...) to the teams that will draw the best ratings come playoff time.  Denver is mostly irrelevant most years, but since they have Peyton on a 2 or 3 year rental they will get a few "large-market perks" for the time being.  If you pay close attention, you will find that even in this "parity-driven league" the large-market teams (NE, NYG, Dallas, etc..) are at least competitive year in and year out with a few exceptions.  I believe that this large'market, ratings-driven tilt will continue to get more and more prominent as time goes on, which is why LA is a sleeping giant for a soon-to-be moving AFC West team (SD). 

     
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    The NFL, and Pro Sports in general for that matter, are after ratings.  We, as NE fans, benefit from the same thing.  The Pats are an easy team to love, but also an easy team to hate for jealous fans.  The point is, most people have a rooting interset in NE one way or another, so tons of people tune in when they are playing.  Same with Peyton.  Stupid fans think he is a great QB, while most of us rational fans just like to watch the fraud keel over when the temperature drops below 40 degrees :)  The point is that I do agree that the NFL will give the slightest of edges (scheduling, bye week placement, calls, etc...) to the teams that will draw the best ratings come playoff time.  Denver is mostly irrelevant most years, but since they have Peyton on a 2 or 3 year rental they will get a few "large-market perks" for the time being.  If you pay close attention, you will find that even in this "parity-driven league" the large-market teams (NE, NYG, Dallas, etc..) are at least competitive year in and year out with a few exceptions.  I believe that this large'market, ratings-driven tilt will continue to get more and more prominent as time goes on, which is why LA is a sleeping giant for a soon-to-be moving AFC West team (SD). 



    I agree with u dude, but Peyton is a great Qb at least in the regular season.

     
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    One word:OVERRATED

     
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    Just give him the MVP already and carve his face into Mt. Rushmore.

     
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    The NFL, and Pro Sports in general for that matter, are after ratings.  We, as NE fans, benefit from the same thing.  The Pats are an easy team to love, but also an easy team to hate for jealous fans.  The point is, most people have a rooting interset in NE one way or another, so tons of people tune in when they are playing.  Same with Peyton.  Stupid fans think he is a great QB, while most of us rational fans just like to watch the fraud keel over when the temperature drops below 40 degrees :)  The point is that I do agree that the NFL will give the slightest of edges (scheduling, bye week placement, calls, etc...) to the teams that will draw the best ratings come playoff time.  Denver is mostly irrelevant most years, but since they have Peyton on a 2 or 3 year rental they will get a few "large-market perks" for the time being.  If you pay close attention, you will find that even in this "parity-driven league" the large-market teams (NE, NYG, Dallas, etc..) are at least competitive year in and year out with a few exceptions.  I believe that this large'market, ratings-driven tilt will continue to get more and more prominent as time goes on, which is why LA is a sleeping giant for a soon-to-be moving AFC West team (SD). 

     



    I agree with u dude, but Peyton is a great Qb at least in the regular season.

     




    No question that he is a great Regular Season QB.  My comment in the previous post was a bit tongue in cheek.  Those cold weather games in the playoffs are a HUGE black eye on his career though...

     
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         Seemingly every other word coming from the football talking heads on the NFL Network are Peyton praises, such as, "Wow, can you imagine how good Peyton Manning will be this year, now that he's gotten a full season in Denver under his belt, and with the addition of Wes Welker??"

         Isn't it also interesting that the Broncos drew the easiest schedule in the league, despite finishing with the best record in the AFC last year (13-3)? Is good ol' Jolly Roger Goodell propping up his choice for league poster boy, yet again?

         With the hated Horseface the focal point of all football talk, it's getting increasingly difficult for Patriots' fans to watch ESPN, or the NFL Network.      




    Why are you talking nonsense about the scheduling.  The only things that can be altered are when the teams play each other and which has the home games.  The schedules of who they play are FIXED, PREDETERMINED, UNALTERABLE.  Got that?  Goodell has NOTHING to do with it.  So, for your edification, here it is ONE MORE TIME:

    Six games against the other teams in their division. Each of the other three teams is both home and away.

    Four games against another division in their conference.  Those divisions rotate on a three year cycle.  Two are at home and two away.

    Four games against a division in the other conference.  Those divisions rotate on a four year cycle.  Two are home and two are away.

    That adds up to fourteen of the sixteen games.  The other two games are against the two divisions in their conference that they don't play all four teams.  The matchups are first against first, second against second and so on.  One is at home and one is away.

    So, you see, there is NO flexibility of who the teams play.  It is determined on a regular rotation cycle and the only variables are two games that are determined immediately upon the completion of the sixteen games of the previous year by a fixed procedure. 

    Goodell has NOTHING to do with who they play and I am sick of ignorant people shooting their mouths off about something they know nothing about.Frown

     
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         Seemingly every other word coming from the football talking heads on the NFL Network are Peyton praises, such as, "Wow, can you imagine how good Peyton Manning will be this year, now that he's gotten a full season in Denver under his belt, and with the addition of Wes Welker??"

         Isn't it also interesting that the Broncos drew the easiest schedule in the league, despite finishing with the best record in the AFC last year (13-3)? Is good ol' Jolly Roger Goodell propping up his choice for league poster boy, yet again?

         With the hated Horseface the focal point of all football talk, it's getting increasingly difficult for Patriots' fans to watch ESPN, or the NFL Network.      



    Is this the same Texas Pat with the great analyeses of the games each week.  How can one with such insight be so ignorant of the scheduling process as to blame Goodell for something he has no control over?

     
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         Seemingly every other word coming from the football talking heads on the NFL Network are Peyton praises, such as, "Wow, can you imagine how good Peyton Manning will be this year, now that he's gotten a full season in Denver under his belt, and with the addition of Wes Welker??"

         Isn't it also interesting that the Broncos drew the easiest schedule in the league, despite finishing with the best record in the AFC last year (13-3)? Is good ol' Jolly Roger Goodell propping up his choice for league poster boy, yet again?

         With the hated Horseface the focal point of all football talk, it's getting increasingly difficult for Patriots' fans to watch ESPN, or the NFL Network.      



    I would say dumb post, but that would be piling on.

     
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         Seemingly every other word coming from the football talking heads on the NFL Network are Peyton praises, such as, "Wow, can you imagine how good Peyton Manning will be this year, now that he's gotten a full season in Denver under his belt, and with the addition of Wes Welker??"

         Isn't it also interesting that the Broncos drew the easiest schedule in the league, despite finishing with the best record in the AFC last year (13-3)? Is good ol' Jolly Roger Goodell propping up his choice for league poster boy, yet again?

         With the hated Horseface the focal point of all football talk, it's getting increasingly difficult for Patriots' fans to watch ESPN, or the NFL Network.      

     




    Why are you talking nonsense about the scheduling.  The only things that can be altered are when the teams play each other and which has the home games.  The schedules of who they play are FIXED, PREDETERMINED, UNALTERABLE.  Got that?  Goodell has NOTHING to do with it.  So, for your edification, here it is ONE MORE TIME:

    RESPONSE: Says who? Goodell and the NFL?? LOL!!

    Six games against the other teams in their division. Each of the other three teams is both home and away.

    Four games against another division in their conference.  Those divisions rotate on a three year cycle.  Two are at home and two away.

    Four games against a division in the other conference.  Those divisions rotate on a four year cycle.  Two are home and two are away.

    That adds up to fourteen of the sixteen games.  The other two games are against the two divisions in their conference that they don't play all four teams.  The matchups are first against first, second against second and so on.  One is at home and one is away.

    So, you see, there is NO flexibility of who the teams play.  It is determined on a regular rotation cycle and the only variables are two games that are determined immediately upon the completion of the sixteen games of the previous year by a fixed procedure. 

    Goodell has NOTHING to do with who they play and I am sick of ignorant people shooting their mouths off about something they know nothing about.Frown



    RESPONSE: Talk about being ignorant and naive...LOL!!!

     

     
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         I would say dumb post, but that would be piling on.



    RESPONSE: After all your ignorant arguments with Rusty...you should know all about dumb posts...clown.

     

     
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         Seemingly every other word coming from the football talking heads on the NFL Network are Peyton praises, such as, "Wow, can you imagine how good Peyton Manning will be this year, now that he's gotten a full season in Denver under his belt, and with the addition of Wes Welker??"

         Isn't it also interesting that the Broncos drew the easiest schedule in the league, despite finishing with the best record in the AFC last year (13-3)? Is good ol' Jolly Roger Goodell propping up his choice for league poster boy, yet again?

         With the hated Horseface the focal point of all football talk, it's getting increasingly difficult for Patriots' fans to watch ESPN, or the NFL Network.      

     




    Why are you talking nonsense about the scheduling.  The only things that can be altered are when the teams play each other and which has the home games.  The schedules of who they play are FIXED, PREDETERMINED, UNALTERABLE.  Got that?  Goodell has NOTHING to do with it.  So, for your edification, here it is ONE MORE TIME:

     

    Six games against the other teams in their division. Each of the other three teams is both home and away.

    Four games against another division in their conference.  Those divisions rotate on a three year cycle.  Two are at home and two away.

    Four games against a division in the other conference.  Those divisions rotate on a four year cycle.  Two are home and two are away.

    That adds up to fourteen of the sixteen games.  The other two games are against the two divisions in their conference that they don't play all four teams.  The matchups are first against first, second against second and so on.  One is at home and one is away.

    So, you see, there is NO flexibility of who the teams play.  It is determined on a regular rotation cycle and the only variables are two games that are determined immediately upon the completion of the sixteen games of the previous year by a fixed procedure. 

    Goodell has NOTHING to do with who they play and I am sick of ignorant people shooting their mouths off about something they know nothing about.Frown



    well then most pats fan will NEVER speak!

     

    Laughing

     
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    The Pats are the San Antonio Spurs of the NFL. Been contenders for years but haven't won a title in a while. Both coached by a guy that is universally respected but not well-liked, not media friendly and who doesn't really give a whit about anything but winning and what's in the best interest of his team.

    The powers that be, Goodell and Stern, and the media, would rather they just go away so someone sexier can take their place. But they just keep winning. 

    Meanwhile, Manning will have a fine year and everyone will say how amazing it all is and he'll sell cars, oreos, jerseys and pizzas, and he'll lose in the playoffs. It's what he does.

     

     
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         Seemingly every other word coming from the football talking heads on the NFL Network are Peyton praises, such as, "Wow, can you imagine how good Peyton Manning will be this year, now that he's gotten a full season in Denver under his belt, and with the addition of Wes Welker??"

         Isn't it also interesting that the Broncos drew the easiest schedule in the league, despite finishing with the best record in the AFC last year (13-3)? Is good ol' Jolly Roger Goodell propping up his choice for league poster boy, yet again?

         With the hated Horseface the focal point of all football talk, it's getting increasingly difficult for Patriots' fans to watch ESPN, or the NFL Network.      



    There are many talking heads and plenty who have things to say well beyond Peyton Manning, but my question to you if you agree or disagree with them. 

    I happen to agree with them.  1) a full year in the system.  2) a full year with new receivers 3) the addition of welker.  4) a full year away from surgery and the knowledge and confidence to know that physically he can handle the sport 5) and maybe most important - another full year beyond the surgery to release pressure on the nerve causing pain and weakness in his throwing arm. 

    Nerves regenerate, but on their own time, and that time frame is different for different people.  Its only natural to assume Manning will be physcally better next year than he was last year. 

    As for the schedule - they are determined years in advance with a some exceptions but are always formulaic.  I thought you were a football savant and knew this (you sure talk like one).  What's been known in advance are the divisions (AFC and NFC) that they would play. What was left up to the teams is where they finished in their division the prior year.  The broncos contol their own destiny but no one elses.  They will play a first place schedule.  For you to attempt to portray the schedule as some kind of NFL conspiracy is certainly not beyond you (in fact it is apropos), but it is beneath anyone with an NFL brain unless they have an axe to grind.  We all know the latter applies to you.

    Its unfortunate but you've clearly lost your mojo over the past couple of years.  Other than your weekly grades (and not always in that case), you are nothing more than an atagonist.  A wannabe columnist without a legitimate venue or a paycheck.

     

     
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