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Should Ryan Matthews wear #21?

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by NORV4LIFE, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. Eat My Boltage

    Eat My Boltage Well-Known Member

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    Hey can anyone tell me why is Dan fouts so much more beloved than Stan Humphries? Fouts didn't take us to a Super Bowl, Humphries did, You don't even see a throw back jersey made by anyone for Stan but you do for Fouts. I wonder why?:icon_huh:
     
  2. Alpenbolt

    Alpenbolt BoltTalker

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    Air Coryell baby. Legendary stuff. Despite gacking in the playoffs it was near offensive perfection with a style not really ever matched.

    I bet 80% of the people on this board couldn't say who Humphries starting receivers were in that Superbowl without looking it up. I am part of the 80%.
     
  3. LV Bolt Fan

    LV Bolt Fan Well-Known Member

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    Dan is in the Hall of Fame.
     
  4. LT-Express

    LT-Express Bolttalk.com Janitor since 06' Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Shawn Jefferson, Mark Seay?
     
  5. Trumpet_Man

    Trumpet_Man New Member

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    I forgot as well. :lol:

    I can remember the Coryell WR starters but not our Super Bowl team.
     
  6. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    #7 won a couple Lombardi's, #21 never sniffed one and sat on the sidelined and pouted, *****ed and moaned. Then after the loss told the whole world how classy he is. 21 should still be active, end of story.
     
  7. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    Probably because it takes more than a QB to go to the Super Bowl and, while I won't argue that Humphries is under-appreciated by Chargers fans, he is hardly on the same level as Dan Fouts. Super Bowl appearance notwithstanding.
     
  8. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    Tony Martin and Alfred Pupunu were two of his favorite targets.

    But what can I say? That was around the time I became a bolt-head. :lol:
     
  9. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    #7 didn't win a Lombardi. The Denver Broncos won a couple Lombardies with #7 at quartterback.

    #7 couldn't win jack **** in the playoffs until they gave him #30 to divert attention away from his passing attack.

    Do you think Trent Dilfer deserves to be in the HOF and have his number retired by the Ravens?
     
  10. 17Rocks

    17Rocks Well-Known Member

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    I've never really seen the sense in retiring a guys number. Seau was as important to this team in his time as LT was in his, do we retire 55 as well? I think that Mathews should wear whatever number he wants to. Now I will tell you that I would be happy if I never saw another #16 Chargers jersey, too many bad memories attached to that one...:icon_eek:
     
  11. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    It's an honor thing and, as I stated before, if the Chargers franchise shared that same opinion (that retiring a number doesn't mean much or make sense) then I wouldn't care.

    But they already set precedent that they want to honor their best players by retiring their jersey numbers and LT certainly fits into that category.
     
  12. bigmike.x.09

    bigmike.x.09 Well-Known Member

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    so... is my sig pic no bueno?
     
  13. wrbanwal

    wrbanwal Well-Known Member

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    I'd be fine if they retired LTs number.

    Wife still pissed he's gone.

    Wife owns two LT jerseys

    Wife does not want to see another player in 21

    Wife not happy with Chargers

    Wife would be less pissed if his number was retired


    Nuff said


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  14. Retired Catholic

    Retired Catholic BoltTalker

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    Banks can give up 12, that way when Matthews looks in the mirror he will see 21.
     
  15. HEXEDBOLT

    HEXEDBOLT Don't like it, lump it!!!

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    I'm not the one saying numbers should be retired. In fact I don't think they should be at all.
     
  16. NORV4LIFE

    NORV4LIFE NO MORE NORV!!!!!

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    Gotta admit it looks good on him:lol:
     
  17. MasterOfPuppets

    MasterOfPuppets Charger fan since 1979

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    nope, white facemask looks strange
     
  18. bigmike.x.09

    bigmike.x.09 Well-Known Member

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    Aww, Debbie Downer :lol:
     
  19. turbo_turtle

    turbo_turtle In Disguise

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    I want a Yellow Face Mask. :lol: :icon_tease:
     
  20. bigmike.x.09

    bigmike.x.09 Well-Known Member

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    hella retro :lol: want a dark blue almost purple helmet too? :icon_tease:
     
  21. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    What does any of this have to do with your assertion that "#7 won a couple Lombardi's, #21 never sniffed one..." in some lame attempt to insinuate that being on a better team makes Elway much more deserving of being honored by his home team than LT is?

    If you're simply of the opinion that numbers shouldn't be retired, then ok, but that's not what you said.
     
  22. NORV4LIFE

    NORV4LIFE NO MORE NORV!!!!!

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    Elway got pretty lucky too. before His last too years he continually got his *** beat in the playoffs and superbowl.
     
  23. MasterOfPuppets

    MasterOfPuppets Charger fan since 1979

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    and while you're at it take of the 50th aniversary logo :icon_tease:
     
  24. Boss2841p

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    I think it woul dbe cool if he was #26, his number in the draft. After all of LTs talking down on the SD :bolt:, i would have no prob with Matthews wearing the # 21.
     
  25. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    He was drafted at #12
     
  26. !~BOLT~!

    !~BOLT~! Well-Known Member

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    And we had the 28th pick originally anyhow. What a ****** first post.:icon_tease:
     
  27. cranberry

    cranberry BoltTalker

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    I thought he has already said he would take No 33
    (his first number at highschool) and leave 21 for
    remembering LT
     
  28. Brundlefly

    Brundlefly Well-Known Member

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    Hahaha
     
  29. bigmike.x.09

    bigmike.x.09 Well-Known Member

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    :icon_rofl: welcome to the boards
     
  30. NORV4LIFE

    NORV4LIFE NO MORE NORV!!!!!

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    Plz explain where 26 came from someone?
     

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