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10-20-2012, 01:30 PM
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The 14-3-1 2007 Lions are a worthy comparison. More offensive than this squad, but not as good on D.

I have to agree with what I heard after the game, if Lulay's shoulder is the slightest bit sore, rest him vs. Calgary so he's good to go vs. the Riders. Same goes for Geory and Bruce.
Rest everyone who's even slightly injured right up until the western final. Give the backups more experience - maybe bring some of the vets back in for the second half of game 18.

We're in a great position right now. Best to take full advantage of it.

And I may be at risk of getting ridiculed here, but with Geroy's recent spate of injuries and the guys who have stepped up so well in his absence - is anyone else thinking it may be retiring time at the end of this season? I'd hate to see him turn into Mike Modano - hanging on until he's a mere shadow of his former self.

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10-20-2012, 02:46 PM
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And I may be at risk of getting ridiculed here, but with Geroy's recent spate of injuries and the guys who have stepped up so well in his absence - is anyone else thinking it may be retiring time at the end of this season? I'd hate to see him turn into Mike Modano - hanging on until he's a mere shadow of his former self.
If he thinks he can't stay healthy anymore then he may. With him out, we really haven't missed a beat as we have guys that can step into his role (of course Geroy would be better though). Maybe if we win the Grey Cup this year, Geroy goes out on top?

I, however, think Geroy will play at least another season.

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10-20-2012, 03:41 PM
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If he thinks he can't stay healthy anymore then he may. With him out, we really haven't missed a beat as we have guys that can step into his role (of course Geroy would be better though). Maybe if we win the Grey Cup this year, Geroy goes out on top?

I, however, think Geroy will play at least another season.
Both of those ideas appeal to me. Would love to see him go out on top and would love to see him stay if he can remain healthy. However, he's getting older and his recent injuries may be a sign of things to come.

I'll always love the guy though. The choice is his and i would never presume to suggest what is right for him.

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10-20-2012, 04:30 PM
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I say allow Geroy to go out on his own terms. I think his contract runs until the end of next season anyway.

If Courtney Taylor signs an extension, I'm wondering more about whether they keep Bruce around for next year.

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10-20-2012, 05:45 PM
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Just watched the Riders/Als.

If a team is down by 6 points and scores a TD that runs the clock out on the game, do they still get a shot at a convert or does the game go to OT?

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Bruce and probably Paris Jackson are two guys I'd think about cutting after the season. Gore could make another run at the NFL too.

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10-20-2012, 06:03 PM
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Just watched the Riders/Als.

If a team is down by 6 points and scores a TD that runs the clock out on the game, do they still get a shot at a convert or does the game go to OT?
They get a shot at the extra point. Doesn't matter if they for 1 or 2

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10-20-2012, 06:53 PM
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10-25-2012, 12:55 AM
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As first reported by @FifthQtr WR Kierre Johnson has been released by #BCLions. #CFLonTSN

Bummer. His TD in the Grey Cup last year was huge.

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10-25-2012, 12:58 AM
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As first reported by @FifthQtr WR Kierre Johnson has been released by #BCLions. #CFLonTSN

Bummer. His TD in the Grey Cup last year was huge.
I think he's too small and with Moore showing up huge in the absence of Simon and Bruce, Moore just seems bigger and more willing to go to the middle of the field. Also showed he was willing to take a hit more.

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10-25-2012, 02:25 AM
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So... uh... Manny Arceneaux, anyone?

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10-25-2012, 04:00 AM
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Geroy has said a few times he doesn't plan on retiring anytime soon. He wants to play a few more years and gets annoyed at the retirement questions.

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10-26-2012, 02:52 PM
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Weather Network calling for -6, -10 with windchill tonight in Calgary.

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10-26-2012, 02:56 PM
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Bruce and probably Paris Jackson are two guys I'd think about cutting after the season. Gore could make another run at the NFL too.
Disagree. Bruce is still an elite slot back in the league and is a valuable part of our receiving group. Paris Jackson's veteran leadership is also key. He's always the guy in the middle of the group getting the guys fired up before the game.

To be honest I wouldn't cut anyone.

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I'd like to see how Bruce returns from his concussion before I rule out moving in another direction. That was a violent hit he took and I've seen players never regain their form from less. Pre-hit Bruce I'd agree with you but the Post-hit Bruce has yet to be seen. Too early to tell either way.

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10-26-2012, 03:42 PM
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Weather Network calling for -6, -10 with windchill tonight in Calgary.
Looking forward to this one! Got a few extra layers for tonight. Even with nothing the play for there are a few things that I'm watching:

Harris vs Cornish
Mike Reilly's 2nd start
Khalif Mitchell's return
Geroy Simon's return
Tate vs Glenn
Can the Stamps beat the Lions?

Love game day!!!

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10-26-2012, 04:19 PM
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Disagree. Bruce is still an elite slot back in the league and is a valuable part of our receiving group. Paris Jackson's veteran leadership is also key. He's always the guy in the middle of the group getting the guys fired up before the game.

To be honest I wouldn't cut anyone.
The team is loaded with decent-to-good receivers right now. Simon, Ianuzzi, Gore, Moore, Foster, Jackson, Taylor and maybe even Arceneaux, if he comes back to the Lions. We don't need Bruce or Jackson. Simon can assume most of their veteran responsibilities and it doesn't have to just come from Simon. Lulay and the coaching staff helps with leadership too.

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10-26-2012, 04:23 PM
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Looking forward to this one! Got a few extra layers for tonight. Even with nothing the play for there are a few things that I'm watching:

Harris vs Cornish
Mike Reilly's 2nd start
Khalif Mitchell's return
Geroy Simon's return
Tate vs Glenn
Can the Stamps beat the Lions?

Love game day!!!
Same here! Nothing beats a game day. Wish Simon was resting one more game. That cold weather can be murderous on the legs.

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10-26-2012, 04:37 PM
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Man is this team stacked when everyone comes back! Wally has done a great job at having depth at every position. The toughest decisions will be deciding who draws in when everyone is set to go.

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Weather Network calling for -6, -10 with windchill tonight in Calgary.
Welcome to real Canadian weather... lol

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Looks like BC is having troubles with the cold so far. But its not snowbowl 2012 like I was hoping it would be. LOL

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Man, that was ruff. 10-0 already

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10-26-2012, 08:23 PM
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The old saying of "No lead is safe in the CFL" is trying its hardest to keep me watching this game.

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