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Interesting segment about Rivers during last season...

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Hgrove99, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. Hgrove99

    Hgrove99 BoltTalker

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  2. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    One of the very very few times I agree with Stephen A Smith.

    Rivers is good enough where we should have already made at least 1 Super Bowl appearance since 2006. There are so many factors involved (coaching, injuries, Nate Kaeding, coaching, Marlon McCree, injuries, and coaching) that I don't even want to contemplate it all.
     
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  3. Savage Lizard

    Savage Lizard FORMER Charger fan at 7000'

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    I'm glad they put a little more thought into it than the standard ring counting. Too many people act like football is a 1 on 1 competition between two QBs, and that the only criteria for anything is number of rings. There are A LOT of other things involved in who gets that ring each year.
     
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    Snake bit doesn't even come close to comparing how Phils career has played out.

    So glad he's been a class act throughout it all.

    There's still time to get himself one of those coveted rings of (argument) power.
     
  5. powayslugger

    powayslugger No longer a fan- FU Spanos

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    As the dust settles and we look back on the "Big Trade" that essentially swapped Eli for Philip on draft day... is anyone else feeling that Archie Manning called it correctly when he said Eli wouldn't win a Super Bowl of he went to San Diego???
     
  6. Pointyearedog

    Pointyearedog I only put idiots on ignore...

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    eli gump.jpg
     
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    The fact that people can look at the record books and see Trent Dilfer and Brad Johnson (to name a couple) with their rings while Dan Marino has none and still insist on this approach boggles my mind.
     
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    It'd be kind of silly for anyone to argue otherwise considering we have 20/20 hindsight to work with.

    I still think Archie used that as an excuse, though, and just wanted his son in the New York limelight.
     
  9. Savage Lizard

    Savage Lizard FORMER Charger fan at 7000'

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    It was all about getting ECry to New York, anyone who still thinks it had anything to do with the Chargers hasn't been paying attention. Watch the "Caught in the Draft" episode about 2004. Leigh Steinberg (Roethlisberger's agent) pretty much said exactly that. The only reason the Mannings sh*t on San Diego is because the Chargers had the #1 pick. If the Chargers passed on ECry he could have easily ended up in Oakland or Arizona who were just as dysfunctional at that point. The Mannings decided they were special and forced the trade. Marty gushing about Rivers didn't do the team any favors.
     
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    Except Skip Bayless who kept insisting that Eli is the better quarterback despite throwing far more interceptions because (holding his fist up) of the rings. All this does is enforce my hatred of Bayless.
     
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    Yup. Eli might not even have survived as long as phil.
     
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    Savage Lizard FORMER Charger fan at 7000'

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