Suck for Luck Sweepstakes

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    I think it would be a hoot if Luck decides to stay for his senior year at Stanford.
    Posted by jonbam


    would be awesome! but almost no qb as good as he does that. and when they do, they are questioned for it. probabaly 99% to 1% that he comes out.
     
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    lol look at this comment:

    1972wasalongtimeago says:Oct 15, 2011 8:59 PM

    Well played, Colts. We can tell you’re taking the Luck Sweepstakes seriously.

     
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    Did you guys see Garcon cough up the ball at the end? I know the Colts suck with or without Manning, but, this is ridiculous. They've brought intential suckdom to a new level. Yet another tank job at the end for the Colts. seriously, did anybody else see it? 

    The Vikes, the Rams and the fish are still in this thing. How funny would that be to see UD's Colts go 2-14 and NOT get Luck. 

    I still say, THE COLTS WILL NOT WIN A GAME UNTIL EVERYBODY ELSE DOES 

     
    TANKJOB
     
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    lol I've never seen a team keep games so close only to lose on the last drive because of a turn over or defensive gaft so much in my life. It's comical at this point. You can really tell the Colts want Luck bad. Now the Phins will have to look pretty bad too. The wild card though is the Rams. The value of the Luck pick is tremendous. Rams could tank it and sell to the Seahawks for a kings ransom. They could completely rebuild with two 2nds, 2 3rds this year, two 1st and two 2nds next year too if they sold to the right team. And, those would most likely be top 10 picks lol
     
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    Re: Suck for Luck Sweepstakes

    Prediction:

    Indy will be encouraged by the commissioner in their tanking efforts and after they secure Andrew Luck, he will then institute some sort of hedge against tanking, like a draft lottery.



     
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    One of my biggest sports related pet peeves is when teams delibarately tank. It defeats the whole purpose of sports. To me, this would easily be the most underhanded and cynical thing Napolian has ever done.

    Would secretly love it if the Colts got 2nd or 3rd overall.
     
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    Hey good shot of that happening Hanna. One of the tie breakers is strength of schedule. If you are a team that stinks and you face bad competition and still stink you need more help then the team that faced good competition. So, the NFL in all it's wisdom stated that the team with the worst strength of schedule gets the lower pick.

    So if the Rams and Phins continue to blow it (which there is a good shot of both) they would get the lower pick then the Colts right now lol. Ohh that would be just to good.

    I kind of wish that we traded our 1st last year to Indy instead of NO now though. Talk about a kick in the balls that would be
     
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    I do not believe for one second any team is purposefully tanking any games. How would that work? Irsay going to the locker room telling players to miss tackles and throw interceptions? That would go over well, and all the players would just accept the impending loss of any contract value to help the greater good. Just because the words "luck" and "suck" rhyme this BS has caught on. I can't see how anyone who has ever played competitive sports at any level could buy into this.
     
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    what happens on week 10 when jax who could be 1-8 by then is playing the colts who could be 0-9? at that point, couldn't jax play to lose too. then on week colts and jax could be playing each other with both of them having 1-14 records. now that could be interesting. that's assuming of course that neither stl nor mia has zero wins. 

    like it or not though, there could be three zero win teams by end of the reg season -- mia, stl and ind -- because they won't have to play each other. 
     
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    ...The Funny thing is that there are no Guarantees with QBs. Just see Andre Ware, Rick Mirer, Ryan Leaf, David Klingler and 1000s more. ...
    Posted by Rerun85


    are those guys as intelligent as luck? i know leaf is not. 

    in addition to intelligence which is needed in today's game given how thick the play book has become...

    accuracy at least equal to brees
    legs/mobility at least equal to mcnabb back in his best days in phi
    arm strength at least equal to rodgers coming out of school?

    i may be wrong in one of what i said but pretty close. he's as good as a top pick could get.


     
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    In Response to Re: Suck for Luck Sweepstakes : are those guys as intelligent as luck? i know leaf is not.  in addition to intelligence which is needed in today's game given how thick the play book has become... accuracy at least equal to brees legs/mobility at least equal to mcnabb back in his best days in phi arm strength at least equal to rodgers coming out of school? i may be wrong in one of what i said but pretty close. he's as good as a top pick could get.
    Posted by seattlepat70


    Ryan leaf had a 27 on the wonderlic one of the highest scores.
     
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    If the Fins and Colts both go 0-16 what's the tiebreaker for the 1st pick? They could have a mini game like college overtime as the half time show during the Super Bowl fir the pick.
     
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    Add the Dolphins to the sweepstakes. At least Henne gave them a shot.
     
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    If the Fins and Colts both go 0-16 what's the tiebreaker for the 1st pick? They could have a mini game like college overtime as the half time show during the Super Bowl fir the pick.
    Posted by Evil2012


    Might be entertaining. Although, with the way those two teams are playing, probably won't be.

    The tiebreaker would be determined by strength of schedule. Basically, looking at the number of wins their opponents have. 

    Just based on an eyeball test, it looks like the Colts have the easier schedule (and the weaker division), so the Colts would end up with the 1st pick.
     
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    Hey good shot of that happening Hanna. One of the tie breakers is strength of schedule. If you are a team that stinks and you face bad competition and still stink you need more help then the team that faced good competition. So, the NFL in all it's wisdom stated that the team with the worst strength of schedule gets the lower pick. So if the Rams and Phins continue to blow it (which there is a good shot of both) they would get the lower pick then the Colts right now lol. Ohh that would be just to good. I kind of wish that we traded our 1st last year to Indy instead of NO now though. Talk about a kick in the balls that would be
    Posted by PatsEng


    pleasant thought eng.

     
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    indy and miami look like thet are not trying, even if they are.
     
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    it doesnt look good right now for ne. the afc teams are very in the running and in the nfc, the rams that have no need and can get multiple picks blowing everyones board. best scenario at the momnet looks like minn. i dont know if they are as vested in losing as the colts (do they keep manning out the year even if he gets clearance and wants to play at eh end of the season?) and the dolphins.
     
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