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01-01-2013, 03:27 PM
Nerf Herder
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Originally Posted by Mr Jiggyfly View Post
The players will never tank. Why would they? To get a better pick to take their job?

I just think they **** the bed this season and if they lost or won agt. Cleveland, it's a small matter.

But I wouldn't be upset if they lost and got a better pick.
ya, the players never will. The coaches likely won't either. Management could though. They could have told Tomlin to sit Ben and Troy and whoever else and use the game as a preseason type tryout for other guys. That's the sort of idea I think a lot of people rooting against us wish we had done. That might not be intentionally losing, but its not doing your best to win either. I'm glad we didn't do it. If we had sat those guys and lost to Cleveland, I think it would have been more than a small matter. The organization would have lost a lot of respect from its players.

The only time I would want to sit guys like that is when the game is meaningless for the opposite reason and we are resting up for the playoffs.

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