Rubberducky

Mitchell Maurer

  • joined May 01, 2008
  • last login Jul 11, 2014
  • posts 267
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I am a 26-year-old Milwaukee native currently living in Texas. I have a borderline unhealthy obsession with sports. Doubly true with the Packers and Bucks.

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  • NBA Milwaukee Bucks
  • NFL Green Bay Packers
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US vs. The World: The Basketball Skills Debate

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Henry Abbott brings us up the debate over which system produces more skilled players: the United States' basketball system (high school, AAU, NCAA) or the International (European) system, with their myriad professional leagues for all ages. As fans of a team that has a relatively high complement of international players AND the league's only prep-to-Europe pro, how do you view this argument? Does Europe really produce more skilled players? Or does the States hold its own?

NBA Draft Lottery Study: Part Three - The Last Decade

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NBA Draft Lottery Study: Part Three - The Last 10 Years

NBA Draft Lottery Study: Part Two - The Current Bucks

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NBA Draft Lottery Study: Part Two - The Current Bucks

Pleasepleasepleasepleaseplease

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I can't imagine many Vikings fans are on board with this idea.

Looking Past 2011: One Potential Option

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Looking Past 2011: One Potential Option

A Bucks Postmortem Examination

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A Bucks Postmortem Examination

An Early Look At The 2011 Draft

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An Early Look At The 2011 Draft

Another Brooks Reed Perspective

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A slightly more negative realistic view on Brooks Reed's NFL potential. Could make you change your mind on him, if you haven't already. A good read, better than mine.

Why Is This Lockout So Important, Anyway?

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Why Is This Lockout So Important, Anyway?

Better Know A Prospect: Brooks Reed

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Better Know A Prospect: Brooks Reed

Examining the 2011 Green Bay Packers: Defensive Backs

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Examining the 2011 Green Bay Packers: Defensive Backs

Behold, The Saddest Sentence Ever Written

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"Earl Barron was the only player to score in double figures for the Bucks, finishing with 10 points." (via AP recap)So, so sad.

Stalemate: NFLPA Decertifies

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And heeeeeeeeere cooooooome the laaaaaaaaaaaawyeeeeers! Expect this to be one of the ugliest anti-trust law sagas in recent history.

A Brief Take on the CBA Battle

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A Brief Take on the CBA Battle

A.J. Hawk Released

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Word is out that the Packers, who owe Hawk somewhere around $10 million on his contract, have released the fifth-overall pick from 2006. More to come, obviously. (Per Adam Schefter's always active Twitter feed.)

Examining the 2011 Green Bay Packers: Defensive Line

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Examining the 2011 Green Bay Packers: Defensive Line

Bears Extend Lovie Smith To 2013

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Bears Extend Lovie Smith To 2013

Examining the 2011 Green Bay Packers: Wide Receivers

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Examining the 2011 Green Bay Packers: Wide Receivers

RB Evaluation Addendum

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I wrote this nearly a year ago, but because I am a self-serving hack, I want to take this opportunity to say, "I told you so."

You need to stop what you're doing

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and read this. Although it might cause you to become incredibly jealous and resentful against Italians.

The best thing about this win?

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It makes Weezy look less like a front-runner and more like a prophet. /follow link to actual link //song extremely NSFW

World Champions?! A Brief Introspective

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Lots of people picked the Packers to make the Super Bowl in the preseason.  Those hopes faded as the year wore on, where the injuries mounted and the winnable games were left unfinished.  After...

You Want FJM? You Got FJM!

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For those uninitiated into the Brotherhood of the Interwebs, FJM started out by the wonderful people over at FireJoeMorgan.com, a site dedicated to a truly noble pursuit.  It is, simply, "Where Bad...

A Stoic Reaction

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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! That is all.

Strategy and Gamesmanship: Undermined by Twitter?

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There's something to be said about the tactics NFL teams use during the week leading up to a big game.  Conventionally, teams use the media to advance a calculated campaign of misinformation about...

Your NFC Championship Game Podcast!

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Your NFC Championship Game Podcast!

Thanks for the help, everyone!

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The response to my podcast-phobia continues to be outstanding. Keep it coming!

A Quick Request For Everyone

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A quick call for assistance to our dear readers: Thanks to Green Bay's (thus far) successful 2010 campaign, the team has become a magnet for media attention.  Usually, this means more fluff pieces...

What Can Be Said?

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What Can Be Said?

Pop Quiz!

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Which current Green Bay defensive back had this blurb in his 2008 ESPN.com scouting report? He doesn't always stay in phase with receivers downfield and is not real natural with his back to the...

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