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Mortensen: NFL should be embarrassed

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Concudan, Apr 20, 2007.

  1. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    What just happened to Gaines Adams, Calvin Johnson and Amobi Okoye is ridiculous, and embarrassing for the NFL.


    That's right. The league gets this black eye, even though some will blame the National Football Scouting Combine, technically an independent entity but nevertheless in direct concert with the league when some 330 draft prospects are evaluated every February in Indianapolis.

    As reported by Pro Football Weekly, those three highly rated players for next week's NFL draft admitted in one-on-one video interviews conducted during the combine that they had smoked marijuana.

    Those video interviews are distributed throughout the league. Sure enough, there was a leak and now the public knows.


    Jeff Foster, the president of the combine, would not confirm the report but said that a standardized list of questions for the video interviews are comprised by team personnel officials and conducted by team employees, much like the individual workouts.

    Foster, who has an excellent reputation, is in his first year on the job and has worked hard to lock down some confidentiality issues, such as the leaking of Vince Young's Wonderlic scores last year.
     
  2. boltssbbound

    boltssbbound Well-Known Member

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    What gets me more than anything else is that anyone would even care if these guys, at some point in their lives, admitted to smoking pot.

    But if you're going to ask the question and expect players to be honest, you have to protect their confidentiality.
     
  3. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Stop posting things I have to agree with you!:icon_evil:


    :lol:

    The NFL does have to look into confidentiality issues. Merriman's information leak last season, Wonderlich scores etc... They dont have a good track record right now.
     
  4. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    one time smoking pot i really don't care about in hte long run. In this culture almost everyone apparently tries it so, fine whatever. Its if this has happened on a number of ocassions then i get worried

    also the NFL seriously better find this leaker and take him/her to task
     
  5. in_a_days

    in_a_days dgaf

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  6. exodus

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    In the age of the internet, nothing is confidential. Not that I really care. If it's distributed to the league then it may as well be considered public knowledge and available to anyone. I don't even know why such a stupid question would be asked though. Even the president couldn't answer that question with a straight face. Ricky Williams is one thing. Asking every single player if they ever smoked a joint is ridiculous. What's next. Have you ever jerked one out to intranets pr0n? Silly.
     
  7. Drunk

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    Have you ever smoked crack or shot smack would probably be a better question....
     
  8. Harley

    Harley BoltTalker

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    or if you ever took a midget from behind while she was blow'in a donkey...
     
  9. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man Well-Known Member

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    You mean like this week ? :lol:
     
  10. Drunk

    Drunk Well-Known Member

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    Have you ever paid for sex in a tijuana strip club?
     
  11. boltssbbound

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    Wait, it only counts in Tiajuana? That's a relief.
     
  12. Nomadic Bolt Fan

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  13. BFISA

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    Or more that oncet :rolleyes:
     
  14. BFISA

    BFISA Well-Known Member

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    Viva Avenida Revoluccion!!

    Viva Chicago Bar!!
     
  15. BoltsFanUK

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  16. VAN DE MAN CHARGER FAN

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    im in high school right now

    and almost everyone i kno has tried it before

    luckly i have stayed free of it, i need my breath for football
     
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    :tup: :icon_rofl: :abq1: :icon_shrug: :icon_rofl:
     
  18. foober

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    Is our society becomeing way too anal retentive and uptight. The term for college is "higher education". :yes: :abq2:
     

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