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NFL Preseason Schedule - 2012 [Week 2 Picks]
ESPN ^ | 8-15-12 | Bender2

Posted on 08/15/2012 10:09:17 AM PDT by Bender2

Week 2
THU, AUG 16 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION
Cincinnati at Atlanta 8:00 PM FOX Tickets Georgia Dome
Cleveland at Green Bay 8:00 PM Tickets Lambeau Field

FRI, AUG 17 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION
Tennessee at Tampa Bay 7:30 PM Tickets Raymond James Stadium
Miami at Carolina 8:00 PM Tickets Bank of America Stadium
Detroit at Baltimore 8:00 PM FOX Tickets M&T Bank Stadium
Buffalo at Minnesota 8:00 PM Tickets Mall of America Field
Jacksonville at New Orleans 8:00 PM Tickets Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Oakland at Arizona 10:00 PM Tickets U of Phoenix Stadium

SAT, AUG 18 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION
NY Giants at NY Jets 7:00 PM NFL Tickets MetLife Stadium
Kansas City at St. Louis 8:00 PM Tickets Edward Jones Dome
Washington at Chicago 8:00 PM Tickets Soldier Field
San Francisco at Houston 8:00 PM Tickets Reliant Stadium
Seattle at Denver 9:00 PM Tickets Sports Authority Field at Mile High
Dallas at San Diego 9:00 PM NFL Tickets Qualcomm Stadium

SUN, AUG 19 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION
Indianapolis at Pittsburgh 8:00 PM NBC Tickets Heinz Field

MON, AUG 20 TIME (ET) TV RESOURCES LOCATION
Philadelphia at New England 8:00 PM Tickets Gillette Stadium

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TOPICS: Political Humor/Cartoons; Unclassified; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: bender2; chitchat; football; nfl
Okay, okay, I know y'all want to see... this... BUT cut the chatter!

Y'all know my love life... never stops my NFL Picks! Tomorrow night's games picks are as follow:

Cincinnati 21 at Atlanta 35: Vick's Old Team flies... high--

Cleveland 3 at Green Bay 28: More joy at big's... house--

Friday night we have Allegra's Old Earlers 24 at Tampa Bay 20: Fisherless ones... finally win one--

Miami 10 at Carolina 28: keeps on trucking--

Detroit 17 at Baltimore 21: Hitch calls it close... and so do I--

Buffalo 27 at Minnesota 10: Viqueens still out in the cold... even with temps above freezing--

Jacksonville 17 at New Orleans 14: The thousand yard and a half stare... still has the fix in for Brees--

Oakland 21 at Arizona 0: Keep it quiet, but Elmer... and I agree 'Waiders over Wedbirds!'--

Saturday finds NY Giants 10 at NY Jets 35: Tebow runs wild... and nakked!--

Kansas City 24 at St. Louis 10: My Old Dallas Texans... shear the Saint Louie Ewes--

Washington 10 at Chicago 28: find Bears are not as tame as Buffaloes--

San Francisco 17 at Houston 28: Allegra's Texicans ruin 9ers... gay apparel parade--

Seattle 6 at Denver 24: Old Man Manning plucks... Seahags' goose--

Sunday night Indianapolis 3 at Pittsburgh 28: Luck steps in Stooler... and doesn't like it--

Monday night finds Philadelphia 21 at New England 24: Vick finds Romneycare... too costly for his ribs--

And, yes sir ree, Saturday night my Boys find their drivers and they just play through... beating the Bolts 27 - 10!

1 posted on 08/15/2012 10:09:26 AM PDT by Bender2
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To: Allegra; big'ol_freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Larry Lucido; Diplomat; RockinRight; ...
WHAT, y'all don't... agree?
2 posted on 08/15/2012 10:10:24 AM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

If you had a skycam hovering over my living room, you would see me dancing and singing “It’s the Most Wonderful Time Of the Year.”

I live for NFL.


3 posted on 08/15/2012 10:18:41 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 85+% of the black vote)
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To: Bender2

“Go Raduhs!”...


4 posted on 08/15/2012 10:30:38 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Bender2

Is it just me, or does Ryan Matthews seem injured by the slightest breeze? I realize I have no football talent compared to the worst player on the worst NFL team but I’m also not making big bucks to play a game I had to stop playing at 22.


5 posted on 08/15/2012 10:32:38 AM PDT by chargers fan
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To: Bender2


go browns

6 posted on 08/15/2012 10:48:27 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: freedumb2003

Bears - Super bowl - book it!


7 posted on 08/15/2012 10:54:31 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: freedumb2003
Lets play ball...football that is!
8 posted on 08/15/2012 10:57:53 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Rennes Templar

>>Bears - Super bowl - book it!<<

Sans Ditka?????

:)


9 posted on 08/15/2012 10:59:01 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (obozo could bring back literal slavery with chains and still he will get 85+% of the black vote)
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To: Bender2

How can you predict games which are played solely to determine who will or won’t get cut? I would note that Andrew Luck looked awful good last game. Probably not this year but Indy will be back stronger than ever.


10 posted on 08/15/2012 11:10:54 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Rennes Templar

That’s what they said when Chicago got Kyle Orton’s replacement from Denver. How’d THAT work out?

Cutler panics at the sound of heavy footfalls in his garage.


11 posted on 08/15/2012 11:16:45 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Bender2
NY Giants at NY Jets
From another source: The cover that would be required keeps getting bigger and bigger and ...

... Big Blue!
12 posted on 08/15/2012 11:32:51 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Bender2

Has the NFL apologized to everyone who watched the Raiders-Cowboys game the other night?


13 posted on 08/15/2012 11:38:29 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Rennes Templar

Ummm, sorry. Big D is making room on their shelf for anothe Lombardi trophy. Whenever that happens.


14 posted on 08/15/2012 11:44:12 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: Bender2

I just want to know why you are posting pics of my girl friend JLH!!!!!!


15 posted on 08/15/2012 11:47:39 AM PDT by catfish1957 (My dream for hope and change is to see the punk POTUS in prison for treason)
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To: catfish1957
So sorry, cat, but once you go bot... you never go back!

As you see, cat... it is her choice--

Come back to bed, Bendy... I'm still hungry!

16 posted on 08/15/2012 2:01:44 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

Oh no...don’t tell me JLH has lost enough weight her fantastic set of, ah, ah, ah, you know...are smaller?

GO TITANS! Don’t choke Friday Locker.


17 posted on 08/15/2012 2:11:03 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are useless and useful idiots.)
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To: dfwgator
Re: Has the NFL apologized to everyone who watched the Raiders-Cowboys game the other night?

I tell ya, DFW... the game was so slow at Rick's Sports Bar... Victor Laszlo had to get the band to play "La Marseillaise" to get the crowd's attention.

And it was about the same in Madrid... over at Quarks... but with the Dabo Girls there, who was watching football!

While we at ESPN are not too proud, DFW... of the Monday Night game--

However, we are still short on apologies since last year's... Alabama Crimson Tide 38 - Florida Gators 10 game!

18 posted on 08/15/2012 2:28:59 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2

You heard about Witten, right? I guarantee, he is going to miss a lot more than just the pre-season.


19 posted on 08/15/2012 2:44:16 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Bender2

The apologies should be for last year’s Florida-FSU game, that game set college football back 50 years.


20 posted on 08/15/2012 2:45:08 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

That was as ugly a game I have ever watched.


21 posted on 08/15/2012 2:53:44 PM PDT by yield 2 the right (Staying Home for 2012: Try Again In 2016.)
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To: dfwgator
Re: You heard about Witten, right? I guarantee, he is going to miss a lot more than just the pre-season.

My concern is for Jason Witten's health, not the Cowboys' season. Any person's well being is way more important than winning or losing any football game but that is a lesson you seem to have never, ever learned.

Two years ago I stop replying to your posts because of your innate meanspiritness and bad sportsmanship. I see it was a mistake to take notice of you again in the humorous intent of this thread.

I promise you this, this shall be the very last time I ever waste any of my time on you--

22 posted on 08/15/2012 3:03:28 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Fledermaus
Re: Oh no...don’t tell me JLH has lost enough weight her fantastic set of, ah, ah, ah, you know...are smaller?

No fear, Fledermaus, they are just... the right size!

Oh, Bendy, it is so sweet... of you to say that!

I just cannot help but be loveable... I was programmed that way--

23 posted on 08/15/2012 3:13:47 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: BenLurkin
Re: go browns

What was that, Ben? I couldn't... quiet hear it--

Were you saying you like number 12... in Cleveland?

24 posted on 08/15/2012 3:34:13 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Bender2
Thanks Bender
I can never find out when Da Bears are playing.

This week looks like a 'W' for Da Bears. [not that I'd bet on it ;-)]

25 posted on 08/16/2012 8:05:00 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Rennes Templar
Could be And if they beat the Packers once (highly overrated) and walk all over the @&%# Lions twice as they should (Offense is all hype, they can't play outdoors).

Then I can see it. Not too much to ask for :-)

26 posted on 08/16/2012 8:24:10 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Condor51

If the offense performs as expected, the D will just have to show up. I think they’ll win a lot of games with scores like 27-24 and 35-28.


27 posted on 08/16/2012 8:53:59 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Rennes Templar
I agree on the 'high scores' (unusual for Da Bears, as we know). Last season they were coming along just fine until Forte and Cutler went out (Jay's injuries really hurt).

And with the Offense on the field scoring 28-35 pts then the D can get some rest. If they're on the field for 50+ plays a game it's over. They're too tired and worn out by the 4th quarter.

And I hope I'm wrong but to me Michael Bush looks like another wasted Free Agency pick up and more millions down the drain (again). He sucked BIG TIME last Thurs night. Yeah the blocking stunk, but he couldn't break a tackle by a girl the way he was 'running' [I was screaming at the TV -- %$#& @#&% CUT HIM! CUT HIM! :-)].

28 posted on 08/16/2012 10:50:55 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Condor51

You must be a Bears fan... not a Cubs fan too I hope!


29 posted on 08/16/2012 6:08:40 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Rennes Templar
Bears yes.
Cubs .... 'Heck' no!

Go White Sox! :-)
I saw my 1st game at Comiskey Park in 1956 - that I can remember :-)

There's a photo of me taken when I was around 2. It's in our 'Front Room'(Chicago speak for Living Room) and I have a Sox Cap on and I'm swinging one of those little Bats.
[had great form even then ;-)]

30 posted on 08/17/2012 5:28:39 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Condor51

You’re fortunate. I’ve been suffering with the Cubs for decades! Expecting good things from the Bears tho. Bulls, big question mark.

I grew up south of Chicago...my first Cub game was ‘62...


31 posted on 08/17/2012 6:24:55 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Rennes Templar
I'm a born and bred 'sout sider' :-), not 'too far' from Comiskey by car. Unlike some die-hard Sox fans I don't hate the Cubs and do like seeing them win - it's good for the entire Chi Metro Area.

I've even been in the 'Friendly Confines' a few times. I think '62 may have been the first time for me too, a Cubs - Cardinals game that got rained out. Then once when my HS played for the Public HS League City Championship in '66, that got rained out too. We WON the next day at Comiskey Park, the day before I graduated. Then a couple times for Business -- I'd take Draftsman from our Engineering Dept as a little 'thanks guys' gesture (Company had season tickets when Harry Carey was w/ the Cubs. The 'Big Boss' was buds w/ Harry).

And I felt really bad for the Cubs with the 'Steve Bartman incident'. I was kinda crushed too.

32 posted on 08/17/2012 6:43:10 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Condor51

Are you a believer yet?


33 posted on 10/01/2012 10:49:58 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (I'm starting a business. Who's going to build it for me?)
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To: Rennes Templar
:-) I'm getting there.

But the only way Jay stayed upright last night was with Max Protection on the left side on a lot of plays. Webb played 'okay' but, he's still Webb. And the O-Line better get consistent opening holes for Forte or that ankle's gonna get hurt bad in a pile up. The real good thing to see was Brandon Marshall play like he did. Ditto for the Rookie WR Jeffery.

And the D was the D. They played like they should. And I had a feeling Romo would be picked a couple times. But not 5 times - ouch! ;-)

34 posted on 10/02/2012 4:27:10 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Condor51

I’m trying to figure out, what happened in Green Bay? If the offense and defense play like this, they shouldn’t lose another game.
I thought Webb stepped up a lot. Also the secondary. Big question on D, why can’t they cover the middle of the field?Briggs and Urlacher looked a step slow on those middle crossing routes on that ridiculous Dallas drive at the end of the first half.

But it’s just a pleasure to watch the offense and defense come together like that.


35 posted on 10/03/2012 3:45:22 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (I'm starting a business. Who's going to build it for me?)
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To: Rennes Templar
Oh man. I had a nice detailed comment going and somehow the screen went blank and I lost it all -- grrrrr. Anyway...

You're right about the D and the Middle and that concerns me a lot. IMO it's due to the Tampa 2 scheme and 'bend but don't break' thinking. Because as I recall it's been that way since Lovie's been here. But Brian and Lance are older now and can't cover the ground they used to so more receivers get open now.

And the O-Line is playing like it has a split personality. That has to stop pdq or it's gonna be an 8-8 season (or 9-7).

Or worse, Cutler winds up in the Hospital with six cracked ribs a broken arm and a brain injury (no one can tell me he's 'soft' -- the guy's a Warrior!).

36 posted on 10/03/2012 5:21:42 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Condor51

The key is consistency, which is of course the hallmark of any champion. If they take Jacksonville by something like 38 to 10, I feel confident moving forward. If not or if they lose, it’ll be a roller coaster the rest of the way.


37 posted on 10/03/2012 7:44:18 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (I'm starting a business. Who's going to build it for me?)
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