Super Bowl 52 and Jay Ajayi

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  1. Perfect72

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    How would you feel if:

    Eagles beat Patriots in SB 52 BUT...
    Jay Ajayi sets new SB rushing record and is named MVP?
     
  2. Stoobz

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    Wouldn't care, NE loses.
     
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    All I want is the Patriots to lose. I don’t care how.
     
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    Would be happy for him, but honestly couldn't give a ****.
     
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    As long as NE doesn’t hoist that Lombardi trophy up I don’t care what Ajayi does.
     
  6. phintim

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    Isn't Gillispee still on the Pats roster. 2 former Dolphins playing in the super bowl. Little talent there.
     
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    If that type of **** would make you angry, you might be taking this football fan thing a tad too far...
     
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    I'd be very happy. Since the playoffs began my 11 favorite teams were whomever could beat the Patriots. I'd be very happy if Jay Ajayi contributed to that.

    I also was a big advocate of the guy and still think we made a mistake trading for him. How'd our games go after we traded our workhorse RB who punished defenders and helped us barely win in the 4th quarter? Oh yeah ... stats ... and losses.
     
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    Damn brah...2 for 2 today.
     
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    Happy for Foles today! His career has sure taken some bizarre twists and turns. I'd be fine with Ajayi being SB MVP. Whatever it takes to dethrone NE.
     
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    Belicheck could take the 2017 Dolphins team to the super bowl using the Pats staff.
    I think Eagles have a very good chance this year to win it.
     
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    We will see if that eagles team can play that well on a neutral field
     
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    Nick Foles was awesome...wished he was our backup...lol
     
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    He is a very good player. I don't know how it's possible to watch him and fixate on the things he supposedly doesn't do well, as opposed to all the skills he has.

    hoops had it correct: Without the Tannehill injury then Gase doesn't go on juvenile tilt and exaggerate all the reasons to dump Ajayi.

    Power running backs helped the Eagles get over the top today, and nearly the Jaguars. The little guys indeed too often lead to stats and defeats.

    Kind of remarkable how Ajayi really raises his energy level as the season progresses, and his agility improves as a result. Early next season he'll probably look stiff again.
     
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    i have nothing against jay ajayi. i wish him well in whatever he does. if he contributes to the patriots losing the super bowl, even better.
     
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    Jay better run for 400 yards. I’d buy him a beer if he did that and they beat the Pats by 90.
     
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    Thats the same thing they used to say about Shula too.
     
  19. J. David Wannyheimer

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    I'd be happy for the Eagles, honestly. They've never won a championship in the Super Bowl era.

    Philly fans are a bunch of barely sentient degenerate cretins, but I'll always pull for a first time SB winner.
     
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    He was a beast late in the game today. Also, his speed and acceleration looked good to me. I never thought he was slow - while here he got to the outside a lot. Had some nice runs like they that today. I still don’t think he’s a very natural pass catcher. All that said, he’s helped the Eagles get to the SB - no question. I will not be surprised if they win it in large part to the two big backs they have. NE had Blount last year to pair w the speedy / shifty guys. They are missing the ability to smash the rock. It might make a difference in the 4th quarter in 2 weeks.
     
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    agreed.
     
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    Eagles Win 34 - 24. Ajayi 25 carries 130 yards 2 TDs. I would feel great if the Eagles win. The Patriots have already won enough. Shouldn't even be in this game, were handed that game against Jacksonville today. Time for a new team to win. Refs need to let both the teams play and not call the game in favor of one team. Any questionable calls and lopsided calling in favor of one team should be seriously investigated.
     
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    The thing that pisses me off is that draft pick is not one of the last two picks of that round. Should have traded his *** to the Browns for a better pick.
     
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    I dont get some of the Ajayi hate. Dude wanted to be here. Was a fan favorite and then suddenly he "wasn't that good," when traded. Happy for this dude.
     
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    If NE loses, I’m good with whatever he does, 60 yards or 260 yards.
     
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    Some of us dislike him because we wanted him to be here too. And the reason he was traded was not that "he wasn't that good", but something entirely within his control (his attitude and work ethic) So yeah, we're not happy with him.
     
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    Eagles fans travel as well as Steelers or Packers fans. They'll be taking out 2nd and 3rd mortgages to scoop up every available ticket.
     
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    He had a piss poor attitude. He can't handle stardom. On the Eagles team he is one of the many. This will be his first and probably last chance at a Super Bowl. He better make the best of it. In a couple years his knees will be shot.
     
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    I hope Ajayi racks up 300 yds, and crushes the Pats.
     
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    Not a fan then?
     
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    I’d still be glad he’s gone because it’s clear he’s not a fit for this offense and not nearly as talented as Drake but I would be very happy for him and hope he is the MVP.
     
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    No ill will towards Ajayi. But i do think he had to go. Drake looks better for our offense and we weren't using him because of Ajayi. By all means go HAM on them Ajayi
     
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    As painful as it will be, the patriots will it again.
     
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    In summary, this is how I view the whole Jay Ajayi thing. If I remember right J was drafted in the fifth round because of questions surrounding his knees, or more specifically his meniscus's. He was effective for us once he got going, but there definitely were some issues early on. I think we got a fourth for him, so if that's true it's more than what we paid. That being said, I trust Gase's instincts on this. Whether it was his inability to consistently protect QB in the pocket, or a medical thing, I'm confident the right decision was made. Hopefully, we get it impact on this pick. All that said, I have nothing against Jay and wish him the best, so no reason to be angry if he does well.
     
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    I am not a fan of any player who puts himself above the team or the system. There are divas and divas. Brady is a diva but even with a jerk like him the NE Patriots system is above him (cheating or not).
    JTrain attempted to elevate himself above and beyond the good of the team. I wish him good luck in the future. The Dolphins and him were simply not a good fit.
     
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    That was my point. In this post Shula era, Belicheck has proven he can win no matter what adversity.
    As much as I hate the Pats and Bill, you have to admire what they have accomplished.
    He will likely go down as the greatest coach of all time before he is finished.
    Meanwhile the Fins flounder.
    Having the right people running the team makes a huge difference.

    Ajayi is a very good player and I blame the coaches for not handling the situation well, and the front office for getting almost nothing for a Pro Bowl back.
     
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    Agree completely which I rarely do. I was hopeful that Gase might be the next Shula. After the Ajayi senario I certainly am not convinced he is. Maybe a great QB coach and game caller but there is much more to the job that he is missing. Hopefully his new assistant coaches help.
     
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    Can't ever bring myself to root for the Pats. Go Eagles.
     
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    I'm rooting for the Eagles as well. They are due.
     

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