Skip to comments.Love Boaters Should be Benched..(Reaction to the Vikings recent boating incident)
Posted on 10/13/2005 3:15:15 PM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32
Any Viking involved in what supposedly happened on that boat, and any Viking who wasn't involved but didn't try to stop what was happening, should be booted from the active roster.
Still pay them, if that's what is needed to satisfy union requirements. But under no circumstances allow them on the field to represent the Minnesota Vikings.
(Excerpt) Read more at sports.yahoo.com ...
"I have to until I'm notified by somebody," he said."
In other words, IF GUILTY, highly paid athletes get away with what us great unwashed would already be in jail for, as long as they get on the field and win..
Does anybody else find it ironic that a Viking would be having trouble with a boating incident?
What the heck supposedly happened on what boat when? I didn't even see a link in the article referring back to whatever alleged incident the author was talking about.
A supposed outdoor orgy on the boats involving strippers, sex for pay and crew members who were supposedly propositioned..the cruise was supposed to last 3 hours, they were back in port within 1 hour..
I'm sick of these overpaid jackasses.
this is just more of the same...
yup..above the law and all that..
No, they just thought that they were in New Orleans.
No, they just thought that they were in New Orleans.
I stand corrected..intimidated is what was reported..
"I'll stick with baseball and hockey...."
And I think I'll give up on Baseball after watching the NY Yankers
sleep their way thru the playoffs -I am convinced that they actually preferred to end theseason short so they could hit the beach and spend the too-much money they have.
Love example those professional athletes set. It does seem that pro athletes live by a different standard than the "rest of us". Part may be because of the power and influence that comes with success on the football field (baseball field, court, etc.) as well as with the money.
But maybe I'm expecting too much for those who are in the limelight to at least ATTEMPT to act like the roll model that they are - regardless of if they want that title or not. Kids DO look to the pros as an example - which really scares me. Children raised in a good Christian home are less likely to be influenced - but not every child has that benefit (and that alone isn't enough to prevent all problems).
Cha-Ching! A payoff(settlement) might be in order that the wife or gf won't hear ALL the details.
I'm sure if it had been your daughter that was trapped behind a bar by five large football players while they performed oral sex ON the bar on a "stripper" and then asked the daughter if she was going to dance for them too you'd have the same attitude.
It's just sex after all.
I think I heard several Clinton apologists make the same point.
Guys and Gals having sex...Ohhh, what a terrible thing to do.
One lawyer hired by the restaraunt after the media got ahold of this story and were parked in droves in their parking lot.
The only reason the crew is talking to the attorney at this point is to answer questions for the investigators.
But if these thugs keep calling them liars and slanderers I'd guess all bets are off. If the Vikings organization had any brains they'd tell the players to shut up and issue an apology to the crew for anything they might have experienced and state that they're investigating.
Instead they act like the thugs they are.
Ummmm, is your name Tom Powers? Just wondering...JFK
I don't think it's about money. Tiger Woods has more $ than all these Viking morons put together. He doesn't go around
acting like a thug. Then again, comparing football and golf
players is probably apples and oranges.
See #17 and then tell me how horrified you'd be if it was your daughter.
These guys believe they have no rules. No laws. No common decency in front of people in a public place where there are people that aren't participating or expecting this behavior.
I guess the crew could have just walked away. In the middle of the lake.
< /sarcasm >
Thank you very much.
You've got that right. I'll take Randy Moss and his volunteer work at the Children's Cancer Center at the Mayo Clinic every day of the week over these pompous asses.
You've got that right. Oh I'm sure every sport has their rotton apples, but it sure seems like the NFL got more than their share.
And the coaches and other players that make excuses for them are no better than the thugs.
yeah and for all his faults, Randy would NEVER do this kinda stuff. I mean he was living in retirement communities so people would leave him alone.
I highly doubt they were peforming oral sex on the strippers. They aren't called the Viqueens for nothing.
Its not just about the sex...
This was a public boat in a public place with a crew of young adults that we exposed to this behavior... Professional football players doing this in public is a morally reprehensible act...It would be a different story if it were on a private craft of one of the players on a private lake.
What would you suggest we tolerate next watching them rape the cheerleaders on the sideline...
That is where the kind of logic that you have displayed leads... (unless of course you were being sarcastic in which case you should include a sarcasm tag at that end of the line.)
The whole thing was depraved and disgusting. And on top of it all, the poor boat employees who found themselves in a horrific situation. I think the players should be cut. They are animals. No, worse than animals. At least animals don't rent a boat and subject innocent bystanders to despicable things.
Yes, these are public boats that are rented by companies for employee parties, or by people who are having a wedding reception, that type of thing. Public boats. Public lake. Public employees on the boats.
Vikings fans, are ya?
Yes it was....
it was not a private boat. The players PAID to be on it.
Funny...but believe it.
Randy loved his bad boy image. Was he the smartest kid on the block? Probably not, but he also wasn't the worst behavior on the team. He just got noticed most because he was actually a good player.
Stupid but good.
You tell them, terilyn. People who don't "get it" are either hopelessly stupid, or just hopelessly sick.
yeah but now he is in Oakland, has easily the highest selling jersey in YEARS and maybe ever, and he is able to be the focal point of an offense that tends to put up points in bunches.
But...it wasn't my daughter, she wouldn't be involved in this scenario---willing participants were.
No, the young teenaged female employees on the boat were NOT willing participants. If I was one of them, I would be traumatized. Maybe I'm just not used to seeing people perform sex acts in public.
Just because you are an employee of a company does not make you a willing participant in this kind of activity.
A horrible situation that they couldn't walk away from.
Fortunately the players and their toys were too busy to notice the boats were headed back to the dock.
At that point their handlers/babysitters/chauffers hauled them off the boats and told them to get in the cars...the party's over dude.