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Eagles-Vikings moved to Tuesday night
CBS Sports ^ | December 26, 2010

Posted on 12/26/2010 9:51:17 AM PST by gusopol3

We already told you how the weather could affect tonight’s game, with Philadelphia expecting about a foot of snow with winds gusting as much as 45 mph. But the NFL, most likely wanting to protect the tens of thousands of fans who have tickets for tonight’s game, has decided to move it back 48 hours.

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KEYWORDS: chat; eagles; globalcooling; sports; vikings
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1 posted on 12/26/2010 9:51:20 AM PST by gusopol3
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Wimps


2 posted on 12/26/2010 9:53:56 AM PST by 9422WMR (Illegal is not a race)
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I never remember weather causing games to be postponed in the NFL in the old days.

I know this is a serious storm, but, they always played through whatever Mother Nature had in store for them.


3 posted on 12/26/2010 9:56:29 AM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: gusopol3

Speaking of NFL, what the heck was with the NFL channel going off the air last night right before the Cowboys’ game? Our tv menu said it was off the air but they were showing some documentary. Jerry Jones can take a flying leap.


4 posted on 12/26/2010 9:56:55 AM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: gusopol3

As a Viking fan, I can’t tell you how much I want this season to be over.


5 posted on 12/26/2010 9:57:33 AM PST by kidd
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To: Dilbert San Diego

They’re all girlie men now days.


6 posted on 12/26/2010 9:57:58 AM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: gusopol3

I wonder if Vegas changed the over/under line because of the weather. /sarc.


7 posted on 12/26/2010 9:59:04 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: kidd

>>>As a Viking fan, I can’t tell you how much I want this season to be over.

It’s been over for a couple weeks now. They’re just playing it out.


8 posted on 12/26/2010 9:59:49 AM PST by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: gusopol3

Girly men can’t handle it no more. Why back in my day, we would.....


9 posted on 12/26/2010 10:00:36 AM PST by Cisco Nix (Real Conservatives stay sober and focused)
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To: gusopol3

Protecting defenseless quarterbacks, protecting defenseless receivers, and now protecting defenseless fans. Hey, NFL, let the players play football (and the fans enjoy football) the way it used to be played—by men, in the conditions that God chooses.


10 posted on 12/26/2010 10:01:42 AM PST by thesharkboy (<-- Looking for the silver lining in every cloud, since 1998)
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To: bgill

That means your local provider chose not to pay for the game broadcast.

NFL channel charges cable providers EXTRA to carry the games they provide, and if the cable operator opts out they are provided alnernate programming while the game is in progress.


11 posted on 12/26/2010 10:02:05 AM PST by commish (Freedom tastes sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
I don't think it is so much the players...but the fact the mayor of Philly declared a state of emergency and ordered everyone to stay inside their homes after 2PM today.

If you aren't allowed on the streets after 2...then you can't go to the game at 8:30...and that means even if most people DO go to the game...the people who keep the field in somewhat playable conditions might not be there...and those who take the ticket...and those who sell the beer...etc.

The NFL moved this game for those reasons...not because they can't play in snow. They played a similar game in Chicago last week. The only difference is the mayor didn't make it illegal to be on the roads.

12 posted on 12/26/2010 10:02:32 AM PST by NELSON111
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The worst forecast is for 10 inches of snow.

In other words, your typical September Sunday in Buffalo.

Complete and total wimps.


13 posted on 12/26/2010 10:04:02 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
I know this is a serious storm, but, they always played through whatever Mother Nature had in store for them.

They did! But, now we have the multi-million dollar, sissified, premmadonas playing, and, the "f**k the fan, pay the high ticket price" attitude from the league! Blackouts come to mind...

14 posted on 12/26/2010 10:04:24 AM PST by Road Warrior 04 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: NELSON111

The Eagles players were Tweeting that they couldn’t wait to get out there and play in the snow. They were saying a game like this is a dream come true.

You’re absolutely right... Michael Nutter did this.


15 posted on 12/26/2010 10:05:33 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: kidd
As a Viking fan, I can’t tell you how much I want this season to be over.

As a Bronco fan, I second that. I'm just dreading Bowlen's choice for a new head coach. I think he's likely to pick another loser.

16 posted on 12/26/2010 10:08:48 AM PST by Hoffer Rand (There ARE two Americas: "God's children" and the tax payers)
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To: gusopol3

And they’re going to play a Super Bowl in February in New York next year???


17 posted on 12/26/2010 10:12:19 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: commish

Jones charges too much because this doesn’t happen with other teams. It’s not like they’re doing very well this year. And add Romo to that flying leap.


18 posted on 12/26/2010 10:12:32 AM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: gusopol3

Cowboys had to play in the “Ice Bowl” once. Those were tougher times I guess.


19 posted on 12/26/2010 10:12:47 AM PST by Hattie
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To: bgill

I believe it has to do with the fans coming to the game and not the players.


20 posted on 12/26/2010 10:13:42 AM PST by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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