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Jester
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night

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ricky williams, part deux.



Ricky is the man. Really nice guy that was a victim of circumstances. More people should hate Mike Ditka for being a dumbass, but they instead direct their anger at Williams. The only way he could have justified what Ditka did was to rewrite the NFL record books annually.


NorthshoreTiger76
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
if he misses the game on the 31st


TigerinATL
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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Because he's putting in extra work to try to get himself 100% ready for the start of the season?


You are so full of sunshine. So of the 24 hours in a day that Gordon has to devote solely to his profession he couldn't spare 3 to support his team? It's not like he's supposed to not walk on it. Short of that was the only time the therapist could schedule him, there is no excuse for him to not be there due to his injury. His excuse is likely he didn't want to be there which is why I'm starting to wonder if he's got anxiety issues.
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
I don't hate Gordon, but I'm just getting concerned about chemistry issues. It feels like he's never been able to play or practice long enough to get used to his teammates and vice-versa.


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Jester
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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I'm starting to wonder if he's got anxiety issues.


I think you're onto something.


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CP3forMVP
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
You guys are idiots. Do any of you believe for a second that Monty would have let him have treatment during a game if he wasn't happy with it?


tehchampion140
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
I see where you're coming from, but I don't mind him getting extra treatment since it's a preseason game. Regular season games would be a different story. It's been pretty obvious that he's an awkward guy and isn't the sharpest tool in the shed. I don't think he would intentionally schedule therapy to avoid being around his teammates, especially since he chose to participate in the voluntary workouts over the summer. I honestly think that his intentions are to get healthy as soon as possible.


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saintsfan22
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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Ricky is the man. Really nice guy that was a victim of circumstances. More people should hate Mike Ditka for being a dumbass, but they instead direct their anger at Williams. The only way he could have justified what Ditka did was to rewrite the NFL record books annually.


Oh please. Much like Gordon everybody in Nola wanted to love Ricky but he made things harder for himself with bizarre behavior. NOLA's media is pretty soft and doing dumb shite like interviews with a helmet on is just begging for criticism.


tehchampion140
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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You guys are idiots. Do any of you believe for a second that Monty would have let him have treatment during a game if he wasn't happy with it?

This too.


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quail man
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
You missed my point. Completely.

I'm talking about the obvious social anxiety/ possible social disorder he has.


droman225
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
Is this thread where the

1.) Eric Gordon crucifix

Or

2.) Eric Gordon cock sucking

Taking place?


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Jester
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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doing dumb shite like interviews with a helmet on is just begging for criticism.



The guys suffers from severe social anxiety disorder. Either way, if that's the biggest gripe you have with Ricky, your hatred is misdirected.

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everybody in Nola wanted to love Ricky


Bull shite. Saints fans love having a Saints player to hate.

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Ricky's gone, I hate Bush. Bush is gone, I hate Ingram.


The Goodell hate has kept it quiet for the most part, but it's only a matter of time.


Jester
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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You missed my point. Completely.

I'm talking about the obvious social anxiety/ possible social disorder he has.


I really didn't miss your point at all. It is a legitimate concern, but something that can be handled if dealt with properly. Unfortunately, New Orleans produces some pretty venomous fans, so that will make it tough.


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TigerinATL
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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Do any of you believe for a second that Monty would have let him have treatment during a game if he wasn't happy with it?


I don't think Monty cares if Gordon misses a preseason game for treatment, the question is, why did Gordon choose to get treated during a preseason game? Smith is also injured and presumably undergoing treatment but he was at the game.


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saintsfan22
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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The guys suffers from severe social anxiety disorder. Either way, if that's the biggest gripe you have with Ricky, your hatred is misdirected.


I don't hate Ricky, never did, but he had severe social anxiety in Miami and at Texas and there were no helmet interviews at either spot.
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Bull shite. Saints fans love having a Saints player to hate.

True but he didn't take the brunt at that time. The Billy Joes and Alex Molden all the took the brunt of fan criticism during Ricky's Saints tenure. Fans didn't really turn against him until his last few games.
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Jester
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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but he had severe social anxiety in Miami and at Texas and there were no helmet interviews at either spot.


He certainly did in Miami. As for New Orleans, the guy was under a serious microscope and was constantly reminded that the Saints gave up a draft and a half to get him. That is an insane amount of public pressure. Okay, if you could hear his voice and you knew it was him under the helmet answering questions, why make it such a big deal? Seriously, that's some dumb shite to hold against him.

Two 1000 yd seasons out of Three


saintsfan22
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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Okay, if you could hear his voice and you knew it was him under the helmet answering questions, why make it such a big deal? Seriously, that's some dumb shite to hold against him.


Again I didn't care but if you do that or if you tweet about watching a college game while your team is playing you are begging for criticism.


Jester
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
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Again I didn't care but if you do that or if you tweet about watching a college game while your team is playing you are begging for criticism.



Clearly you do care. Trying to equate that to Gordon not watching the Hornets game is pretty silly.


phelpsalot
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re: Eric Gordon was granted permission to not be on the bench Tuesday night
They are just preparing team for when Gordon misses a chunk of the season??

Prolly no big deal.

Either way with Gordon's injury past I see good possibilities for the Hornets!


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