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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 10/24/2014 09:04:08 EDT

    History will look at this era of Patriots football very kindly and some day we'll all wish BB was here running the show -- unless the Kraft family hitches its wagon to the next up-and-coming football more »

  • Posted 10/23/2014 04:53:59 EDT

    A talent infusion in the form of at least 1 but preferably 2 All-Star caliber players.  Definitely 2 if Rondo leaves/is traded.  This team has a nice mix of young talent and draft picks.  Can they dev more »

  • Posted 10/21/2014 09:20:23 EDT

    In response to aciemvp's comment: In response to CablesWyndBairn's comment: [QUOTE] I'll guess 32 and my reasons are the following.  I expect improvement from Olynyk and Sullinger.  Turner (versatile, more »

  • Posted 10/21/2014 02:56:44 EDT

    I'll guess 32 and my reasons are the following.  I expect improvement from Olynyk and Sullinger.  Turner (versatile, and looking to prove himself) and Thornton (scoring and looking for his next contra more »

  • Posted 10/20/2014 01:07:29 EDT

    Let's give him some time before declaring him offensively inept.  I know the numbers don't look good right now, but it's hardly a representative sample and he will continue to work on his skills.  I s more »

  • Forum Post: Bolden

    Posted 10/16/2014 02:00:18 EDT

    Not sure he is lead back material, but agree that he has produced in spots when involved in the game plan.  If he can stay healthy and take a good portion of the carries that Ridley was getting I thin more »

  • Forum Post: Deontae Skinner

    Posted 10/13/2014 07:43:58 EDT

    In response to tcal2-'s comment: The guy already has the same number of sacks as St. Jerod, the Patron Saint of Apologists. You are a one man gang when it comes to Nink and Mayo bashing tcal.  Did you more »

  • Posted 10/13/2014 11:36:36 EDT

    In response to pezz4pats' comment: In response to sam0377's comment: [QUOTE] In response to pezz4pats' comment: [QUOTE] In response to xXR3S1NXx's comment: [QUOTE] In response to pezz4pats' comment: [ more »

  • Posted 10/11/2014 10:19:31 EDT

    I don't read Eric Wilbur, but it's pretty sad when the headline is always 100% indicative of the author so I don't even need to guess which stories are his. It's laughable. It's like the boy who cried more »

  • Posted 10/10/2014 09:04:19 EDT

    If by "how far off" we mean playoffs - well sure, in the east this team could sneak in as currently built.  The debate, to me, is about far off are they from being a true contender.   And no mistake, more »

  • Posted 10/10/2014 08:45:58 EDT

    As a FA it can never hurt to have your name associated with one of the haves of MLB who can spend on FAs. The Sox may potentially have a need at C if Swihart is part of a bigger offseason deal. 



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  • Posted 10/09/2014 03:15:06 EDT

    He can score and we knew that coming in.  I'm sure there will be a lot of trade deadline talks with Thornton's name in the mix to change teams along with Bass and others.  I still believe that if a gu more »

  • Posted 10/08/2014 12:41:28 EDT

    Let Oly and others worry about threes and stretching the floor.  It shouldn't be a major part of Sully's repertoir.  Many years ago the same was said about Antoine Walker.  Put him in the paint where more »

  • Posted 10/08/2014 11:06:38 EDT

    To me, if you're a 1st - 3rd rounder (with the exception of a QB) the team thinks you can come in and likely help in the short term.  There have been some misses in rds. 2-3 where the Pats have had a more »

  • Posted 10/08/2014 10:43:40 EDT

    Unfortunate how it ended for Josh here -- I think he was a bit understood.  He was a pleasure to watch in 2007 and Mike Lowell was no slouch either.  Great trade for the Sox. 



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  • Posted 10/07/2014 07:54:22 EDT

    Ok, this one speaks volumes about the board mentality:

    Brady not at fault

    Say the Brady ball washers

    Others think he is

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  • Posted 10/06/2014 04:57:00 EDT

    Can't see Chung getting cut, and Wilson plays ST and in sub.  Could see Vellano, and either Skinner or Davis. 



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  • Posted 10/06/2014 10:59:19 EDT

    This team showed some resiliency after being obliterated a week ago.  They were humbled, and I loved watching the local and national media hop all over the supposed demise of the Pats, BB and Brady.  more »

  • Forum Post: Ahem, what is 20K?

    Posted 10/03/2014 11:25:18 EDT

    What do 20,000 posts and $.50 get you? 

    Thrown out of Dunkin Donuts because you're $.70 short for a cuppa coffee.

    Just kidding Babe. 



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  • Posted 10/02/2014 10:26:15 EDT

    In response to 42AND46's comment: In response to CablesWyndBairn's comment: [QUOTE] I appreciate the sentiment of this thread, but a lot of long time contributors/readers are tired of the drama that p more »

  • Posted 10/01/2014 07:39:18 EDT

    I appreciate the sentiment of this thread, but a lot of long time contributors/readers are tired of the drama that plays out here daily.  I am one of them.  There are no lost bets needed on my part to more »

  • Posted 10/01/2014 04:00:12 EDT

    In response to DonHolman's comment:

    Newton's a dump anyway.



    Yeah, maybe if you live in Brookline or Wellesly. 



     

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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 »

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