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    Official Week 8 Discussion Thread

    Giants continue to clean house, trading Snacks Harrison to Detroit for a 5th rounder

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    Will Fuller tore his ACL last night and is out for the season.

    Royce Freeman OUT

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    Bucs WR DeSean Jackson has requested to be traded.

    Browns OC Todd Haley is reportedly on the "hot seat" and may not make it through the week.

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    Pat Shurmur makes Ben McAdoo seem like Vince Lombardi.

    for the second straight week, the Giants had the ball with about 4 minutes left, needing more than a TD.
    the first time, they dicked around long enough to score a TD with 5 seconds left. today, it was 19 seconds left.

    um, granting you won't likely recover the onside kick anyway (they didn't and they didn't), but you might want to leave more than a few seconds just in case.

    even if one wants to blame Eli in the Falcons game, well, then someone didn't straighten him out before today.

    just comical to see a team in the red zone with under a minute left, needing two scores, and avoiding throwing to the end zone like it was against the law.


    all that said, is Eli a fantasy favorite? he racks up lots of meaningless passing yards
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    OF Harper LD, Eaton LD, CDickerson 17, Dyson 8, Cooper, UT Beaty
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    Todd Gurley breaks free for a last minute garbage time TD.....and being the good sport he is, purposely stops short of the end zone. Rams win 29-27. All are happy.

    But wait!!! The Rams were favored by 7.5 and the O/U was 57! Watch out for the bridge jumpers!

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    well, anyone who had the Rams giving more than a TD to Aaron Rodgers deserved their fate.

    Packers get the ball back with 2 minutes left, down 2 points. anyone want to bet against Rodgers?
    except the moron returner for the Packers took the ball out from deep in the end zone and then fumbled at the 20.

    Packers covered in that game for about 58 minutes. if Gurley scored there, would be the most undeserving cover of the year since - well, that dopey Giants garbage-time 8-point play last week with literally 5 seconds left in a game they lost anyway.

    there are lots of "bad beats" every year. for Packer backers, this one would have been ridiculous
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    C Realmuto 13, C Posey 12, 1B Votto 27, 3B TFrazier 2, 13 Belt 10, 2B KMarte LD, SS DeJong LD, 2S BCrawford 9
    OF Harper LD, Eaton LD, CDickerson 17, Dyson 8, Cooper, UT Beaty
    IL: SP Cueto 1, RP TGuerrero, SS EGonzalez 2, OF Bruce LD
    minors: OFs NWilliams 2, Daza, RDavis

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    Saints with the pick 6. 5:58 left in the 3rd. 27-13. Vikes look like they are in trouble.
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    If Ty Montgomery is employed by Green Bay tomorrow....grrr.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chancellor View Post
    If Ty Montgomery is employed by Green Bay tomorrow....grrr.
    I just read that the coach told him to take a knee. He was on his own. It is not good to be named Ty Montgomery today.

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    Hue Jackson fired. Al Saunders named interim HC.

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