Spoke to a "Friend" about the possibility of Andrew Luck being a bust

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  1. Granchamp71

    Granchamp71 Finally a believer in RT17

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    Ok not a real friend, but I tweeted to someone who knows a thing or two about being a big time bust as a quarterback. This was the little convo we just had. And yes, it's the real guy.





    [​IMG] StephenRStone
    @RyanDLeaf Can you please explain to a bunch of worried Dolphins fans that Andrew Luck is not the next you?
    10/5/11 8:49 PM





    [​IMG] RyanDLeaf
    @StephenRStone No way, he is so much more prepared and mature, he is going to be a great Pro!! Big Andrew Luck fan!! #harbuaghcoached
    10/5/11 9:13 PM
     
  2. rob19

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    Glad he has a sense of humor
     
  3. Travis34

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    Wow. I'd be incredibly offended if I were Leaf and someone tweeted that to me.
     
  4. rev kev

    rev kev THE DEFLATOR

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    Not the next you?
     
  5. DuderinoN703

    DuderinoN703 I can get you a toe Finheaven VIP Donator

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    A complete waste of time, you mean?
     
  6. Stefins

    Stefins Just a Dolphins Fan

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    I spoke to my Sister...and she agreed, He is gonna be good.
     
  7. Vaark

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    was he high on pain pills at the time?
     
  8. J. David Wannyheimer

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    If he's even remotely self aware, he's probably more offended by being Ryan Leaf.
     
  9. Roman529

    Roman529 Moon Runner / The 3 AM Crew

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    At least Ryan Leaf played in the league. There are Heisman winning QB's who never even made it as far as Leaf did.....Leaf just couldn't handle things emotionally.
     
  10. Spesh

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    :lol:

    And well played Granchamp, going straight to the expert. Though glad he had a sense of humor about it, could have completely blown it off or gotten irate(ive heard rumors that he has gotten upset before....)
     
  11. Gonzo

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    I guaranteed he's heard about a billion times worse.
     
  12. armyphin

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    I asked my pet rock about it, still waiting for an answer. My sea monkey's are in full-on Suck For Luck mode. Let's see how those little ****ers like the goldfish introduced into their world.
     
  13. JBinSD

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    And then you would look back at your career, realize that you are too involved with your own ego, and get over yourself.
     
  14. HeartbreakKid28

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    You get a thanks for getting a response! Funny he did. He's probably not offended because he's older now, and I'm going to assume the millions of dollars he made anyway helps also.

    And I don't think Luck seems like he has the same maturity issues and drug issues as Leaf. When you hear the things that went on, it seems like Leaf didn't even care. Skipping things, lying abut injuries to play golf, fighting etc. He obviously wasn't focused on football. Which is probably why Leaf said what he did about maturity.

    So it's unlikely Luck will be a bust.
     
  15. IluvJuMiami

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    His WRs make more plays than they should. He looks savvy in the pocket or does he look more comfortable out of the pocket than in it? Everyone is thinking sexy pick. And at this point, we HAVE to take the best consesus QB on the board.

    From the depthst of my soul, I do not think Luck is the right call.
     
  16. Granchamp71

    Granchamp71 Finally a believer in RT17

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    If something as tame as that got to him, then it's no wonder he didn't make it in the NFL.
     
  17. Etuoo33

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    Don't worry... Our front office and coaching staff will f*** this up too.
     
  18. Sarnics13

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    Wow.....do you have your bullet proof vest on??? You should know better than to do anything but bow at the wonder that is Andrew Luck. Quick, take it back!
     
  19. Gonzo

    Gonzo Widerstand Administrator Finheaven VIP

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    Look, your "be safe and draft a cornfed lineman" bandwagon is catching on! Congrats. Pretty soon your boy Sparano will be available to man the Mediocrity '12 campaign office full time!
     
  20. Gonzo

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    Which QB in the draft do you think is better?
     
  21. Pennington's Rocket Arm

    Pennington's Rocket Arm Sucking for Luck Since 2004

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    there's always going to be people going against the grain just for the hell of it. there's not really any glaring flaws in Luck's game. no more than any other top QB prospect. in fact, far less.
     
  22. Sarnics13

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    My bandwagon? When did I say anything like that again?

    More of the mindless temper tantrum that exudes when you don't stick your nose in Lucks jock. Maybe you should go back and read some of my posts. There is nothing about my mentality for this team that has anything to do with being safe.

    But I do think we have to improve our Olineman, so kudos for getting that part right about me while you read my mind. :woot:
     
  23. Gonzo

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    Didn't take any mind reading. Mediocrity-lovers are all the same. They always go with the safe pick over the overblown "risk" of picking a QB. Every year they come out and speak out against drafting 1st round QBs. Last year you were probably against drafting Mallett. Same with Matt Ryan vs Jake Long. When we went with Ronnie Brown, you were likely upset we didn't pick Jammal Brown, but were glad we shied away from that "risky"/potential bust pick in Aaron Rodgers.

    Every year it's the same thing. The only difference is that this year there is the slight possibility that we can land a borderline guaranteed franchise QB that can turn this mediocre franchise around and return it to being a team that matters. The last time we were in that position, guess what, we were there for one reason: a franchise QB. And if we can't land Luck, we have two other potential franchise QB's to choose from. No.other.position.matters.more. Period. Football 101.
     
  24. Sarnics13

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    You're on fire! You have me all figured out....

    Maybe you should do a little more research on me. I have been all for drafting him, or any other top QB prospect if we get the chance.
    I just don't see the sense in giving everything in order to. I certainly don't see the sense in talking about it on every thread in October.

    I've been offered a couple of new positions for work, which one should I take? I love that I won't have to spend my money on a psychic when i can have you tell me for free!!
     
  25. Pennington's Rocket Arm

    Pennington's Rocket Arm Sucking for Luck Since 2004

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    so you're just sold on always taking a risky player because it's more....fun? flashy? interesting?

    believe it or not, sometimes (in fact, MOST times!), the best move is to draft the "mediocre" player. not because it's "safe," but because that "mediocre" player is actually very good!

    also, Ryan Mallett is horrific, so i'm ecstatic we didn't draft him. i'll take "mediocre" over "horrific, but fun to talk about!" any day
     
  26. hoops

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    its never a good idea to draft the mediocre player...thats how you end up with mediocre year in and year out results....fml


    fitting though that someone would say that with a "penningtons rocket arm" user name
     
  27. Pennington's Rocket Arm

    Pennington's Rocket Arm Sucking for Luck Since 2004

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    the problem is that you folks assign "mediocre" to any player that doesn't immediately excite you. Jake Long, one-of-the-best-players-in-the-league, is just too BORING! why not draft a QB? with a cool nickname like MATTY ICE!!! who cares if he has the lowest YPA in the league and can't do much more than checkdown on every single play, he has a cool nickname!!
     
  28. hoops

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    there was nothing mediocre about jake long when he was drafted...ehhh...i can see there's no meat here

    good day
     
  29. KingNick88

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    Wow, he handled himself pretty well... I would have made the news if someone tweeted me that.
     
  30. Pennington's Rocket Arm

    Pennington's Rocket Arm Sucking for Luck Since 2004

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    yeah? you would've caused physical harm over a tweet? cool, bro.
     
  31. Sarnics13

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    Yep, that's what happens when someone just has nothing to logically back up what they say......they take off. My 6 year old nephew does it all the time too.
     
  32. Gonzo

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    If you don't like all the threads on him, start another one and don't click on the ones that are already started, it's pretty simple.

    Take the safe job with the mediocre, safe salary over the higher paying one with more responsibility, you don't want to be too risky.
     
  33. hoops

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    nah...i took off cause he used the name jake long as if he was a "mediocre" player when he was drafted thus a safe pick...and i knew that jake was the highest rated ot going in that draft and there was nothing mediocre about him as a prospect to anyone who really paid attention...pretty much i was bored

    but i'm sure you don't know any better either about jake
     
  34. Pennington's Rocket Arm

    Pennington's Rocket Arm Sucking for Luck Since 2004

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    yeah you didn't really get what i was saying but whatevz!
     
  35. hoops

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    well then enlighten me???
     
  36. LikeUntoGod

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    Something is smelly about this.
     
  37. Sarnics13

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    Exactly! His point was that he WAS the high touted pick that we took. We in fact went after a highly prospected pick. I got it loud and clear.
     

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