Robbie Gould Disagrees with PAT Move.................

Discussion in 'Chicago Bears' started by soulman, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. dachuckster

    dachuckster Veteran
    SuperFan

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2013
    Messages:
    666
    Likes Received:
    338
    Ratings:
    +414 / 1 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    329ß
    Please Register or Log in to Remove this Advertisement!
    And an anorexic Packer fan at that!
     
    #11
    • Like Like x 1
  2. The Benjamin

    The Benjamin George Halas
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2006
    Messages:
    47,835
    Likes Received:
    2,197
    Ratings:
    +2,608 / 7 / -9
    ßearz ßuckz:
    3,373ß
    I łove Gould, but why would ANY kicker like this rule? It makes their job more difficult.
     
    #12
    • Agree Agree x 1
  3. Bearsinhouston

    Bearsinhouston Coordinator

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2012
    Messages:
    8,883
    Likes Received:
    2,183
    Ratings:
    +3,209 / 12 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    3,170ß
    ooohhh... I thought you were trying to say that Packer fans blow. I know you would never say that.
     
    #13
  4. JustAnotherBearsFan99

    JustAnotherBearsFan99 Assistant Head Coach
    SuperFan DBS Writer

    Joined:
    May 21, 2012
    Messages:
    11,422
    Likes Received:
    3,370
    Ratings:
    +4,008 / 4 / -1
    ßearz ßuckz:
    3,367ß
    Aren't blockers at risk to injury all game long (not just blocking for PAT's)? I'm all for player safety, but at some point I think we have to acknowledge that professional sports involve risk of injury, and it's not just blockers blocking. There are injuries at all positions. I don't think you'll ever remove all risk in sports. I agree with Benj that he's just upset because it makes his job harder. I don't see him laying awake at night worried about a blocker getting an injury on a PAT.
     
    #14
  5. DaTreeBears

    DaTreeBears Pro-Bowler

    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2013
    Messages:
    1,126
    Likes Received:
    612
    Ratings:
    +723 / 0 / -0
    ßearz ßuckz:
    459ß
    This easy one, Bob Thomas SUCKED BIG TIME throw in Avellini and that was literately the dog shit decade of all decades. I should know we had season tickets and boy did it suck going to those games. Getting kicked in the nuts would have been a better choice than going to those games back then.
     
    #15
    • Like Like x 2
  6. riczaj01

    riczaj01 DaBears Ditka
    DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2006
    Messages:
    23,072
    Likes Received:
    3,337
    Ratings:
    +4,050 / 10 / -8
    ßearz ßuckz:
    2,305ß
    Stupid drunk kickers should keep their mouths shut.
     
    #16
    • Like Like x 1
  7. soulman

    soulman Pro-Bowler
    SuperFan DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    4,949
    Likes Received:
    1,508
    Ratings:
    +1,917 / 7 / -3
    ßearz ßuckz:
    713ß

    You mean like this. :packsheep:hey there, you, hey Packer fan. :blowme:

    I'm glad my daughters don't post here. Two of them are huge Packer fans. :sad44: I've failed miserably in that regard.
     
    #17
    • Like Like x 1
  8. soulman

    soulman Pro-Bowler
    SuperFan DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    4,949
    Likes Received:
    1,508
    Ratings:
    +1,917 / 7 / -3
    ßearz ßuckz:
    713ß
    What I get out of it most is that he's afraid it will affect the records that have been set and those in the future the same way that gaining 1000 yards rushing when teams played 12 games a season is a whole lot different than a 16 game season. We'll have record books full of asterisks.

    I'm not down with it either. I think it's pointless. Either leave it the way it is or just do away with it and substitute a run or pass for the PAT. Plus one point if you succeed and minus one point if you don't. That adds interest. This deal just extends boredom from the 2 yard line to the 25. After they get used to the distance the success rate won't decline all that much. Plus you're giving kickers in domed stadiums a huge advantage over those who kick in the wind and cold like Robbie does. Factor that in and maybe he really is the best kicker after all.
     
    #18
  9. Ojibway Bob

    Ojibway Bob Veteran
    SuperFan

    Joined:
    Sep 2, 2013
    Messages:
    429
    Likes Received:
    96
    Ratings:
    +125 / 0 / -1
    ßearz ßuckz:
    146ß
    I feel ya brother....My Oldest Son and Nephew I helped raise are both Cheeseheads and my StepSon is a Bucs/Giants fan.....My Daughter and Wife are Bear fans so I guess i'm at 20% lol
     
    #19
  10. soulman

    soulman Pro-Bowler
    SuperFan DBS Writer

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2004
    Messages:
    4,949
    Likes Received:
    1,508
    Ratings:
    +1,917 / 7 / -3
    ßearz ßuckz:
    713ß
    Well they were born and raised in Green Bay and still live there so I can't be too critical Bob. Makes it kind of interesting two weekends out of every fall though. The text messages flows back and forth pretty freely on those Sundays. LOL
     
    #20

Share This Page

Copyright © DaBears.com. This site is a news, entertainment and information site covering the Chicago Bears and their fans.
DaBears.com is an independent fan site and not associated with the Chicago Bears, National Football League, or any other media site.
All content is provided by, and for, Bear fans. We invite your participation and suggestions.