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Thorpac

  • joined Jul 20, 2010
  • last login Jul 12, 2014
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Let's not dismiss the Tampa-2 Defense Outright...maybe

There is a small glimmer of hope among us that perhaps, in at least one universe of the multiverse, Tony Dungy agrees to become the next Detroit Lions head coach. With him comes the so-called...

Salary cap simulator

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Want to know how cutting/trading/extending/renegotiating contracts will affect the Lions' salary cap situation? This site seems to do it all.

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Matthew Stafford is not the problem. He is the solution.

After a disappointing season, there are rightfully calls for heads to roll. Jim Schwartz is likely to be fired, either today or following next week's slate of games. Both coordinators are likely to...

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Jim Schwartz supporters are delusional

I can't take it any more. I can't take the losing. I can't take the same penalties over and over. I can't take the same mistakes over and over. I can't take the same inexplicable play-calling over...

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This place has become intolerable on game days

Put down your pitchforks and other instruments of rabble-rousing. You've had 7 game threads (plus overflows) worth of venting, ranting, screaming like toddlers, insults, bickering, and general...

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Jack Clark Uses PEDs for Sexual Enhancement?

As everyone in the Tigers universe already knows, alleged pedophile (going by Clark's Rules of Evidence) and former moderately relevant baseball player Jack Clark said today that Justin Verlander...

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A statistical rebuttal to: Debunking some cliched Lions' myths

Original story here Specifically, you keep moving the goalposts, in that your variables measured don't necessarily reflect what you're trying to defend/explain away. Here are some better ways to...

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Don't panic! Tigers can afford current players and still add payroll!

There has been some concern of late that perhaps the Tigers largest contracts -- Verlander, Cabrera, and Fielder, along with Sanchez and others -- will keep the Tigers from retaining some of their...

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Closing Time: A Lions NFL Season imagined as a Bar Night

Bar time: 7:00 pmNFL Calendar: Early January (End of Bowl season)We arrive at the bar, ready to start a new night of trying to get a little something. Sure, we haven't scored since the 1950s, but...

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The actual, no-BS guide to Who Gets Drafted Where

Mock Draft 2013 1 Kansas City: Luke Joeckel (T) It’s either him or Fischer. Someone has to keep Alex Smith off his arse. 2 Jacksonville: Geno Smith (QB) Chad Henne is average at best, and...

Joe Flacco: Highest paid player

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It appears Joe Flacco will sign a deal to make him wealthiest player in NFL history. This may complicate negotiations with Stafford.

Reed Johnson traded?

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Reed Johnson traded? Tigers rumored to have interest.

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Does a trade even make sense?

There has been a lot of talk this year of the Tigers potentially making a few deals this month, with the hopes of bolstering their team and returning to the playoffs and then moving on to the...

Roger Clemens: Not Guilty, all 6 counts

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Roger Clemens has been found not guilty on all 6 counts of lying to congress. So much for the mutli-million witch hunt.

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BLANK you, Boys?

Because I am bored and pissed off at the thought of another wasted season, and because clearly others out there want to talk about this, I put together a list of observations I have about the T...

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Overheard at an Elton John concert after the 5-2 loss...

Schlereth is traveling tonight on a planeI can see the red tail lights heading for Spain ToledoOh and I can see Daniel waving goodbyeGod it looks like Daniel, must be the clouds in my eyes They...

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A better way to argue salary distribution

Hey everyone. I have in mind an interesting project, but lack the data. I am hoping we might have a source available to us that will make an analysis like this possible. What I want to do is have...

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Mets, Tigers perfect fit for Wright/Jackson trade?

Bumped to the front for discussion purposes. It's the New York Post reporting, so take this rumor with a boulder of salt.  --Rob The New York Post reported today that the Mets would consider...

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Bryant McKinnie Released; An option for Lions?

Gigantic (literally) pain in the ass Bryant McKinnie was released by the Vikings today. The Vikings cited McKinnie's health problems, specifically his weight and cholesterol issues, as the reason...

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Enough of the "fire Schwartz" and "trade Calvin" nonsense

Both schools of thought are ill-conceived, knee-jerk "solutions" that will, ultimately, cause far more problems than they purport to solve. The Lions roster, even after two good offseasons, is...

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Statistics: Or, why the Lions still suck

The suggestion has been made by many on this site that, while the Lions are a terrible 2-9, their statistics show a team that is improving. The insinuation is that, with a little better luck and a...

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The worst part of the thanksgiving loss?

I had written a "Fire Schwartz for not running up the score" post, just in case we won. It was just for the lulz, because pregame, it looked like we were pretty overmatched. And then the game...

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Head Coaches no longer matter

I've spent the last few nights going over the pros and cons of firing Jim Schwartz at the end of the season. There are compelling arguments on both sides. Coaches are ultimately responsible for the...

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