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CablesWyndBairn

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About Me: Edinburgh, Scotland born and bred, but living in Boston since the 80's.

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  • Posted 09/30/2014 12:55:12 EDT

    In response to Salcon's comment: C'mon people.  Coming out in the shot-gun with two rookie linemen starting for the first time in a noisy hostile enviroment against a mediocre run D is good game plann more »

  • Forum Post: game observations

    Posted 09/30/2014 12:08:12 EDT

    In response to pcmIV's comment: The offensive line is the problem plain and simple. Solder and Vollmer are killing us as they are the biggest underachievers. We can't run and we run pass plays premise more »

  • Forum Post: game observations

    Posted 09/30/2014 10:08:14 EDT

    This team looked listeless on both sides of the ball.  Playcalling, preparation, lack of intensity were all factors.  Maybe overall talent and age (too young or too old) of key players has something t more »

  • Posted 09/29/2014 10:28:25 EDT

    Have not see the Patriots look this inept on both sides of the ball in a long, long time.  This is one of those games where I hope they lose by 50 so that a fire gets lit under this whole team's arses more »

  • Posted 09/27/2014 07:25:04 EDT

    I expect 30-32 wins whether Rondo is here or not.

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  • Posted 09/25/2014 08:58:47 EDT

    For those saying this is a "directionless" team -- it's pretty clear that DA is biding his time.  Fireworks would have been Kevin Love, and Ainge struck out on that one despite swinging for the fences more »

  • Posted 09/23/2014 11:19:56 EDT

    In response to zbellino's comment: There has been a lot of greif about a few defensive wins and one loss. A lot of this has focused on the idea that the offense would "produce" more if they went back more »

  • Posted 09/22/2014 04:44:42 EDT

    I think Billups is a good comparison, except Smart is more physical while Billups is a better shooter.  It took Billups a while to figure out what he was (undersized 2 or a 1).  If Smart can have the more »

  • Forum Post: Chad Finn NAILS IT

    Posted 09/22/2014 04:24:21 EDT

    In response to DougIrwin's comment: In response to CablesWyndBairn's comment: [QUOTE] I actually agree with Finn, and I'm not anti-Brady.  (Actually, I don't agree that Vereen is a better threat than more »

  • Forum Post: Chad Finn NAILS IT

    Posted 09/22/2014 04:08:50 EDT

    I actually agree with Finn, and I'm not anti-Brady.  (Actually, I don't agree that Vereen is a better threat than Faulk ever was.)  The article is hardly anti-Brady BTW.  I think Finn throws out some more »

  • Forum Post: Easley

    Posted 09/22/2014 02:30:10 EDT

    He did have a few nice rushes where he forced Carr to step up in the pocket and hurry his throws a bit.  Those kinds of plays don't show up on stat sheets.  He's a situational pass rusher until he rec more »

  • Posted 09/19/2014 08:24:27 EDT

    You can be a fan and also be objective and most posters here try to be that.  I tend to read those posters the closest.  Then again, there are a lot of glass-half-empty or a glass-half-full fans here. more »

  • Posted 09/18/2014 04:59:55 EDT

    In response to DougIrwin's comment: In response to CablesWyndBairn's comment: [QUOTE] I read that he had 5 kids at 28.  All the power to him, he seems like a responsible guy who is a good provider for more »

  • Posted 09/18/2014 04:13:16 EDT

    I read that he had 5 kids at 28.  All the power to him, he seems like a responsible guy who is a good provider for his family.  I come from a big family -- I am biased for sure -- but having many brot more »

  • Posted 09/18/2014 04:05:27 EDT

    Stupid question - but couldn't the Sox overpay in AAV in turn for less years to the tune of 4 years, 110 mil?  Granted - it's a lot of money, but the Sox are more likely to get 3-4 good years from Les more »

  • Posted 09/17/2014 07:40:09 EDT

    Anheuser-Bush -- the mass producer of cheap alcohol -- acting as the moral arbiter.  I am sure Anheuser-Bush products have fueled may domestic rows and back alley beatings.  I appreciate their stand b more »

  • Forum Post: Arrington Update

    Posted 09/16/2014 04:52:42 EDT

    Do people really think that with the benfit of game tape and constant scrutiny that BB would hesitate to cut Arrington if he was as bad as the OP says?  Citing one play from one guy without acknowledg more »

  • Posted 09/16/2014 04:45:28 EDT

    Boras gambled and lost.  He advised his client to reject the QO since he felt that the market for a serviceable (or slightly better than average if you prefer) SS would yield more.  How does that make more »

  • Posted 09/15/2014 02:00:07 EDT

    Just as I'm skeptical about what the state will do with the money generated from casinos, I'm also skeptical when a religious institution with a record of relocating pedophiles for years voices its wo more »

  • Posted 09/15/2014 01:59:59 EDT

    Just as I'm skeptical about what the state will do with the money generated from casinos, I'm also skeptical when a religious institution with a record of relocating pedophiles for years voices its wo more »

  • Forum Post: Let's talk 2008

    Posted 09/15/2014 12:53:49 EDT

    In response to tcal2-'s comment: Anyone still think that year we weren't a product of our schedule?  Sorry Ostridges but Cassel sucks and couldn't lead a HIgh School band. Ostriches?  You sound like t more »

  • Forum Post: Game observations

    Posted 09/15/2014 09:02:44 EDT

    I am not willing to say the WR corps stinks two weeks into the season.  I'll grant that Brady seemed to target Gronk and Edelman a lot, and let's hope other guys step up when teams start keying on tho more »

  • Forum Post: Spygate Is Back?

    Posted 09/11/2014 02:19:17 EDT

    It's not the topics he chooses, it's his predictable angle.  To have credibility (with me anyway) you can't be one-sided.  He is mostly one sided, or at least it's clear he's trying to provoke a (bad) more »

  • Forum Post: Spygate Is Back?

    Posted 09/11/2014 12:57:01 EDT

    Wilbur is grasping at straws.  He's been added to my list of unreadable sports scribes.  I can picture the guy in front of his laptop just thinking of ways to get a rise out of Boston sports fans.  Wh more »

  • Posted 09/10/2014 01:16:24 EDT

    My $.02 -- and completely ignore it if you don't want to hear it -- but those who criticise individual posters and engage in endless rants back-and-forth are as bad or worse than any perceived trolls, more »

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