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05-20-2013, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by The Perfect Human View Post
A lot of the bashing is warranted. Oiler fans are amongst the worst offenders in terms of overrating their own players and undervaluing the opposition's, at least on that board. Just look at some of the stuff being floated there. It's not that all of us are that delusional, it's just the guys who are putting stuff out there that are earning us a bad name.
I tend to agree that often our fan base overrates our own players. But most do that.

What I have noticed lately though is other fan bases underrated Oiler players due to them being on a crappy team. Lots of posts like so and so isn't worth anything because he plays for the Oilers. And them promptly offers up a handful of garbage for said player (often Eberle).

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