reply to post by skept!cal
You are absolutely right if you're saying that I do not and cannot present any hard, smoking gun, 'look at this memo!' type evidence. All I see is
too many darn coincidences; any 1 of which is laughable as evidence that it's fixed. But put em all on the table and you gotta say, "well...
Unfortunately, I have done no prep at all as far as even warming up my memory, much less doing a drop of research into hard facts, however I can
hopefully convey the type of occurrences I'm talkin about and I would think that fans of individual teams can probably drum up specific instances
when their team was involved in a "too convenient" coincidence in support of this theory... lets see...
the dolphins stopping a (maybe twice?) perfect season on the last (or near last) week of the season
Here's a neat one to think about - find me an economic disaster and far too often you find a championship team. Or at least some miracle success for
their team to explode ticket, merchandise, and associated sales (this one also includes mlb and nba too).
Who's been dominating the NFL lately? a "no name" group of players called the PATRIOTS! are you kidding? in NFL perspective, it may as well be
the Bucs. But then again with the name PATRIOTS in these times of war... darn Bush family. Subtle as an ox.
Wasn't there an all but played in Hollywood Manning showdown?
What about those poor Bills? Well, Dallas made A LOT more $$$ for folks than Pittsburgh did back in the day, so they figured this time, "Why shoot
ourself in the foot? We'll just have 'em loose every time."
What was with the SF/DAL player swapping?
There are millions of examples I've noticed over the years. Help me out folks...
Now I don't take anything from the incredible levels of work, dedication, determination, and the ensuing feats.
However, I do say being a 'professional' is exactly that. it's no longer a game. it's a profession. it's business. Being a 'pro player' means
you (and every player) are SOOOO good, so skilled, that the audience can't tell when the fix is on because the manipulation is executed with such
precision. It's not like boxing where the fix is always executed by the loser of the situation. In the NFL the offense will execute miracles on
command too (with certain touches of cooperation from the D) - but just cause they're THAT good.
Don't get me wrong not EVERY player is involved. Just key individuals - salaries can be a pointer. I mean how are you gonna get guys to
consistently keep a secret this big? I'd shut my pie hole for less, that's for sure... and of course, you could always threaten their families if
Chime in football conspiracy theorists. I know you're out there. Sometimes you KNOW it's b.s.!