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#6751 CAGLeagueSports

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:18 AM

Yea I didn't know what to do with a pick on the 20, so I ran it and he scored. I felt like a dick for trying to run out the clock lol


Understandable, but yeah...running the ball is all you can do, especially when your opponent is turning the ball over. Nobody should ever get upset about someone running the ball. And if they do, they would be the ones in the wrong. That's all anyone needs to worry about.

As for the roster issue, yeah, I figured the teams that were close was due to trades. It's really the teams at 46-48 players that alarms me the most, as that looks a bit more intentional. In case anyone is wondering, I don't expect the Panthers to fix their roster immediately. If staticz can just do his best to get the roster under control by the start of season 3, that's good enough for me.
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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:21 AM

i do have a question. ur up big in the 4th ur running and they cant stop it ur about to score times not even close to running out.

options are FG punt or TD its like 1st and goal type situation. u dont want to fee like a cocky prick either but u dont want to run up the score either

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#6753 GpNinja

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:21 AM

I didn't know we had to have 53 I cut players that really just sat on the bench so thats why I didn't have 53 people.

#6754 pitfallharry219

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:24 AM

No, I never intended it to sound like he just kept trying to score. Like I said, I should've conceded the game earlier, but I didn't. One of those late scores came from a pick 6, and my horrid run defense accounted for the others. But it wasn't like he kept on passing to put up more points.

#6755 irideabike

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:25 AM

advance n8!

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#6756 CAGLeagueSports

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:25 AM

i do have a question. ur up big in the 4th ur running and they cant stop it ur about to score times not even close to running out.

options are FG punt or TD its like 1st and goal type situation. u dont want to fee like a cocky prick either but u dont want to run up the score either


When in doubt, run the ball. If you can't kneel to end the game, run the ball. If they give you a 4th down in field goal range, kick the field goal. It's crazy to keep explaining this, but the idea is to play completely minimalist, low risk football. Just take your downs, move the clock along, and let the game end.

I didn't know we had to have 53 I cut players that really just sat on the bench so thats why I didn't have 53 people.


Well, it wasn't officially stated, but once discussed, it was decided that it's really just something that makes sense. Otherwise, it basically allows teams to circumvent the salary cap by only paying for the minimum number of players.
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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:28 AM

ok sounds good

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#6758 pitfallharry219

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:29 AM

Can I get some opinions on this situation? I ended up punting, but I debated it for a while.

4th and 4 at my opponent's 47. I think it was 21-14 in the late 2nd quarter or early 3rd. I hadn't forced him to punt on any of his drives yet. He ultimately went up 28-14 and added more after that.

#6759 Dark Rider

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:32 AM

Hey Bucs owner! I can't accept your trade because your roster would exceed the maximum players. The Decker trade.

#6760 irideabike

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:33 AM

If I think I can beat my opponent once on a fourth down and I am on his territory and I think it will be a gamebreaker I'll go for it once. I won't go for fourth twice in a game, but if they haven't been stopping a money play of some sort I will give it a shot.

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#6761 jza1218

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:33 AM

No, I never intended it to sound like he just kept trying to score. Like I said, I should've conceded the game earlier, but I didn't. One of those late scores came from a pick 6, and my horrid run defense accounted for the others. But it wasn't like he kept on passing to put up more points.


I can understand the temptation when you're losing that big, you're just looking for a highlight to feel good about it.

#6762 GamerDude316

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:34 AM

Hey Bucs owner! I can't accept your trade because your roster would exceed the maximum players. The Decker trade.


Going in to cut someone in a few minutes! Good thing you said this before I went to bed haha

#6763 GamerDude316

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:37 AM

Can I get some opinions on this situation? I ended up punting, but I debated it for a while.

4th and 4 at my opponent's 47. I think it was 21-14 in the late 2nd quarter or early 3rd. I hadn't forced him to punt on any of his drives yet. He ultimately went up 28-14 and added more after that.


I probably would have punted but I can definitely see going it for there, opponent 47 yard line is always one of those no man land areas to me.

#6764 staticz

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 04:52 AM

Just ran through all of the Panthers contracts. Most of them are reasonable but the bonuses are out of this world. Not sure how I'm going to get under the cap and sign six guys but I'll give it a whirl.
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#6765 irideabike

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:01 AM

Updated trade block:

(League leader in sacks thus far with 16) LE Cliff Avril: Speed 81 ACC 87 TAK 77 POW 78 BSH 88 FMV 93 PMV 80 PUR 87 PRC 80
RE Kyle Vanden Bosch STR 87 AWR 90 TAK 81 BSH 82 PMV 86 PUR 81 PRC 89
FB James Casey 85 SPD 82 ACC 86 AGI 83 TRK 79 CTH 86 CIT 82 SPC 87 RTE 80 RLS 83 RBK 74 IBL 71
RB J BEst SPD 96 ACC 95 AGI 93 ELU 85 BCV 91 CAR 86 JKM 85 SPM 85
WR Josh Cribs CTH 76 CIT 74 SPD 91 JMP 90 AGI 96 ACC 96 ELU 97 JKM 97 SPM 97 BCV 97 Return 98
WR Kris Durham CTH 83 CIT 85
WR Titus Young CTH 83 CIT 83 SPC 83 RTE 85 SPD 93 AGI 95 ACC 97 ELU 95 JKM 92
TE Brandon Pettigrew CTH 86 CIT 85 RTE 82 RLS 86 RBK 65 IBL 68
TE Evan Moore CTH 77 CIT 77 SPC 87

In all honesty if you see anyone you might want on my roster in general just hit me up.

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#6766 DVO21

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:23 AM

bengals and brown scheduled for friday evening at 530 central 630 eastern. cant wait to play with matt

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#6767 GamerDude316

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:28 AM

Bucs and Cardinals should be going down sometime Saturday afternoon!

#6768 CAGLeagueSports

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:36 AM

Had to feed my daughter and get her to bed, but I'm about to advance us now. Before I do, say hello to the new strike policy. If you think it's harsh, it's supposed to be. No excuses anymore.

New Strike Policy (in effect as of now)

Anyone who does something that is against league policy as stated in the OP, or does something that is deemed excessively dickish will receive a strike. Punishment will begin after the second strike and will double with each offence. Punishment will be as follows:

2 strikes = 1 game suspension
3 strikes = 2 game suspension
4 strikes = 4 game suspension
5 strikes = 8 game suspension
6 strikes = 1 season suspension (and you probably don't want to come back)

Strikes are permanent and carry over from season to season.

Basically, you get one freebie and after that, you have to pay the piper. The consequences may seem stiff, but I firmly believe that it is not that difficult to play the game with respect and decency. If it's something you have to actively think about, then you might want to re-evaluate some things.
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#6769 Blade3D

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:36 AM

Woh why didn't you trade Frank Gore?

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#6770 GamerDude316

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:42 AM

Think he's adjusting his roster, Gore just signed with Carolina again.

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:43 AM

All right, we've advanced to Week 4. Games will be due by 1/14.

Also, Snakemaster has finally been booted as the Colts owner and neworlbush25 has an invite.
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#6772 irideabike

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:45 AM

Is there a reason I can't resign any of my 1 year pickups?

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#6773 staticz

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:51 AM

Is there a reason I can't resign any of my 1 year pickups?


You'll get a crack at them in the offseason.

Somehow I made it work and am fairly certain my team is actually a bit better. Panthers are at 53 and have cap space to spare. :D
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#6774 n8rockerasu

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:55 AM

You'll get a crack at them in the offseason.

Somehow I made it work and am fairly certain my team is actually a bit better. Panthers are at 53 and have cap space to spare. :D


Impressive. Too bad you still have Alex Smith. ;)

#6775 irideabike

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:55 AM

Do I have to bid against other teams on them or do I get a first shot type of deal static?

#6776 staticz

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:56 AM

Do I have to bid against other teams on them or do I get a first shot type of deal static?


You get the first shot. It's been awhile but I think you get 2 weeks to get them signed and then they will hit the open market.
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#6777 staticz

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 05:59 AM

Impressive. Too bad you still have Alex Smith. ;)


He definitely isn't Cam Newton, but I don't need much of a QB anyway.
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#6778 ballinhun8

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:34 AM

Great. We advanced and I just put in madden and was gonna wait for jza.




Fucking people just need their advancement so quick. Fucking have some patience.

#6779 GpNinja

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 06:47 AM

Dang the Lions are number 1 in passing, rushing, receiving and defense (tackles) for " this season". Hopefully I play you this season too see how I far off.

#6780 Blade3D

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Posted 11 January 2013 - 07:15 AM

Great. We advanced and I just put in madden and was gonna wait for jza.




Fucking people just need their advancement so quick. Fucking have some patience.


I am pretty sure it was jza that said he most likely wouldn't be able to play.

The thing is, I can't guarantee what time I'll be home. I'm at the mercy of my boss and the train. Some nights its 230, other nights its after 3. Without being able to guarantee a time, I'm not sure how much sense that's gonna make.


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