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03-22-2010, 09:54 AM
quoth the Raven
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Originally Posted by ThirdManIn View Post
One fan asked if Tootoo sold it enough. I stopped myself here because I was about to type "I'd like to see this person take a hit that sends him or her face first into glass". I really wouldn't, but the amount of times sports fans just assume that someone is trying to sell a vicious hit is ridiculous. A dive is a dive, and this certainly wasn't one of those.
Originally Posted by Viqsi View Post
Here in Columbus we were pretty convinced that Tootoo was trying a little too hard to sell that one, which is why there wasn't nearly as much sympathy as there would normally be.
There was no way that was a dive. He had zero reaction time to have made that "look worse than it was" because he wasn't even looking when Boll came roaring up behind him and smashed into him, he went flying forwards uncontrollably. I was definitely disappointed in the refs for only calling a minor on that one. All I can say is that I'm glad Jordin is alright.

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