| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Soooooo, the Saints are the only team.... - Noplacelikehome on 12/5/13 at 6:57 pm|
[quote]to not score a TD on Defense or Special Teams?
And are still 9-3. There are at least 10 teams that only have 1. ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Why is Landry not nominated for any awards? - Noplacelikehome on 12/5/13 at 6:24 pm|
[quote]I think OBJ is fairly overrated as a returner. [/quote]
There are only 7 guys in the nation who have more KO return yards than he does and only 2 of them average more yards per return.
Right now he is about the be 2nd in LSU history in KO return yards in a single season only behind Pat...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Suspended LSU running back Jeryl Brazil in trouble with the law… again - Noplacelikehome on 12/5/13 at 6:07 pm|
[quote]Suspended LSU running back Jeryl Brazil in trouble with the law… again[/quote]
The two fastest guys on the team (Brazil and Holmes) also run track and Holmes was arrested in November. Hope he can get his head on straight instead of going Brazil's route. ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: I think this is the year we need to trade up in the first round - Noplacelikehome on 12/3/13 at 5:40 pm|
[quote]Someone like Mike Evans or Odell Beckham would be so beastly in this offense[/quote]
Mike Evans seems like a Colston clone. I even bet that Evans is slower than Colston....
| SEC Rant|| re: Texas A&M is the Best Coaching job in football - Noplacelikehome on 12/3/13 at 12:12 pm|
[quote]At least according to this guy from Business Insider: LINK
He primarily lists as his reasons:
We are rich as hell.
We play in the SEC.
We are from Texas which has the most quality players.
Personally I think this is an overstatement but the guy is from Iowa so he doesn't have any b...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Greg Anthony is an idiot - Noplacelikehome on 12/1/13 at 4:01 am|
[quote]Griffin is a crock of shite. Guy can do nothing but dunk. [/quote]
I must be missing where a shot from 20 feet counts as more than a dunk.
Griffin is averaging 21.5 pts and making 53% of his attempts. His scoring is 3rd among PFs, but he is shooting about 100 percentage points better tha...
| LSU Recruiting Board|| re: St Aug (28) vs Rummel (31) | FINAL | Rummel to the SHIP - Noplacelikehome on 12/1/13 at 3:42 am|
[quote]I'm talking throughout the game.[/quote]
They were playing against Rummel... Not McDonogh 35. And there is only so much you can ask from a kid who is playing both ways and playing 95% of the game....
| More Sports Board|| re: Will a NBA team top 72 regular season wins this year? - Noplacelikehome on 11/26/13 at 2:08 pm|
[quote]San Antonio will be 5 or 6 games clear of everyone else come April and begin to rest starters. They're old. [/quote]
Pop doesn't even wait till then. He has already sat Duncan once or twice. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: 2011 NFL draft: potentiall best pass rushing draft ever? - Noplacelikehome on 11/26/13 at 2:02 pm|
[quote]Smith, Watt, and Von Miller have all had 18+ sack seasons within their first 3 years.
Robert Quinn could hit that this year.
LT & Bruce Smith only had more than 15 sacks once in their whole career
Rickey Jackson never more than 13.5[/quote]
That's because it is a different league ...
| More Sports Board|| re: 2011 NFL draft: potentiall best pass rushing draft ever? - Noplacelikehome on 11/26/13 at 1:57 pm|
[quote]1985- Bruce Smith, Kevin Greene, Chris Doleman[/quote]
Ray Childress, Freddie Joe Nunn, and it was Reggie White's rookie year as well even though he wasn't drafted that year. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: 2011 NFL draft: potentiall best pass rushing draft ever? - Noplacelikehome on 11/26/13 at 1:48 pm|
Take a look at 1981 and 1985...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Odell Beckham Jr. not among the finalists for the Biletnikoff Award - Noplacelikehome on 11/26/13 at 1:27 pm|
[quote]They can have all the awards they want and give out all the throphies they like, the only thing that will matter in the long run is where they go in the draft. Beckham will go before any of these three finalist.[/quote]
Watkins will prob be a top 10-15 pick. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Great Idea on how to fix NFL overtime - Noplacelikehome on 11/25/13 at 7:31 pm|
[quote]Great Idea on how to fix NFL overtime[/quote]
Minnesota could have fixed overtime by not giving up 16 unanswered 4th quarter points.
Green Bay could have fixed overtime by scoring a TD while it was 2nd down on the 3 yard line....
| Tiger Rant|| re: Old Spice Classic & bracket - Noplacelikehome on 11/25/13 at 6:59 pm|
[quote]Very possible we play St. Joes, Memphis, then either butler or okie lite. This is going to be a huge barometer on the season, and if we can win two games here I think we will be in a great position to go dancing in march. [/quote]
I think these tournaments are a lot like the conference tou...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Anthony Davis is currently ranked 8th on NBA.com MVP Race - Noplacelikehome on 11/25/13 at 2:24 pm|
There is no reason Paul George shouldn't be #1 in MVP talks right now. He is absolutely carrying that team and they are 12-1.
Don't get me wrong, CP3 is playing great ball, but George has the Pacers in first place in the East while the Clippers are sitting in 4th place. It isn't to frequent that ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Daddy Payton moves to 12-2 against Dirty Birds - Noplacelikehome on 11/22/13 at 12:28 am|
The Panthers are a different team on the road just like the Saints are. I would expect the Saints vs Panthers game to be flexed to prime time as well and the Saints have won 12 straight prime time games in the Dome.
I'm not sure about Carolina... But I am worried about the injuries that the Saint...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: How good is this rivalry? - Noplacelikehome on 11/21/13 at 11:50 pm|
[quote]It's a great rivalry, but the W-L doesn't really show it.[/quote]
In the 10 years before Brees and Payton the Falcons had won 14 of 20. Since then it has been Saints winning 13 of 16. Over all the Falcons lead the series 47-43. I would say that is a damn good rivalry. ...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Jrue Holiday trade - Noplacelikehome on 11/21/13 at 2:15 pm|
[quote]They play different positions and Jrue plays his minutes with better defensive players around him. It's not that simple.[/quote]
That is why you look at similar lineups when trying to compare. There is never a perfect science to it, but when Evans is on the floor with the 1st team they are...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Jrue Holiday trade - Noplacelikehome on 11/21/13 at 2:10 pm|
[quote]Vasquez is playing less, too. Feel free to compare them objectively.[/quote]
I did. I didn't say anything about Vasquez while he is playing for the Kings. It is comparing Vasquez while he was playing in New Orleans. That's why it says "(and about 3 less than Vasquez did last season)"...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Jrue Holiday trade - Noplacelikehome on 11/21/13 at 1:30 pm|
[quote]Also, Jrue's FG% has been terrible, too[/quote]
Among guards, being in top half of the league isn't terrible....
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Jrue Holiday trade - Noplacelikehome on 11/21/13 at 1:16 pm|
[quote]You have to factor in the $$ perspective to truly debate the trade at this point. [/quote]
How else are you going to get a 23 year old PG who has already made an All-Star team and has been chosen to attend the USA showcase where he may have shown to be the best all around PG at the camp wi...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Jrue Holiday trade - Noplacelikehome on 11/21/13 at 12:42 pm|
[quote]Bc so far MCW has been practically as good as Jrue.[/quote]
Of all qualified players in the NBA Carter-Williams is 125th out of 132 in FG% and is bottom 5 among PGs. That that will catch up to him eventually and is not "practically as good as Jrue."
[quote]The most disappointing part f...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Jrue Holiday trade - Noplacelikehome on 11/21/13 at 12:22 pm|
[quote]Not as much better as many people think. He gets more steals, but he just hasn't been the harassing PG that many people give him credit for. He has a tendency to get lazy and our rotations are really not that much better than last year.[/quote]
Vasquez is nowhere close to the defender that...
| More Sports Board|| re: Ahmad Brooks fined $16k - Noplacelikehome on 11/20/13 at 12:56 pm|
[quote]Will Ray Lewis pay half?[/quote]
[quote]Bruschi chippin in too[/quote]
No different than a bounty. Paying someone for an illegal hit....
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Marc Stein on Ryno/Asik... - Noplacelikehome on 11/20/13 at 12:41 pm|
Ilyasova .444 [/quote]
Come on. Last season Ryan Anderson shot the ball 312 more times and shot 343 more 3s then Ilyasova....
| More Sports Board|| re: Better dynasty: Alabama or the Miami Heat? - Noplacelikehome on 11/20/13 at 12:06 am|
[quote]What? How are people saying the Heat? Alabama has been more dominate and has won 3 out of 4...AND...they have a higher chance of three-peating. Is this a joke? One of the weirdest threads I have ever seen. Easily Alabama is the answer.[/quote]
People are saying the Heat because the word "b...
| More Sports Board|| re: College Football Season Record for Greatest Margin of Victory? - Noplacelikehome on 11/19/13 at 6:43 pm|
[quote]FSU's 2013 Team average margin of victory: 42.5 and counting. [/quote]
Oh and that math is wrong. Plus Baylor has a 43.8 margin. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: College Football Season Record for Greatest Margin of Victory? - Noplacelikehome on 11/19/13 at 6:33 pm|
[quote]FSU's National Champion 1999 Team's average margin: 33.4.[/quote]
Not sure where you got that from. Their total season Margin was 21.3....
| More Sports Board|| re: College Football Season Record for Greatest Margin of Victory? - Noplacelikehome on 11/19/13 at 6:26 pm|
[quote]Can anyone dig this up or know it off the top of their head?
It'll be interesting to see if this Florida State team is close...
FSU's 2013 Team average margin of victory: 42.5 and counting.
FSU's National Champion 1999 Team's average margin: 33.4.[/quote]
The only stats you will fin...
| More Sports Board|| re: Should NFL teams be wary of drafting T.J. Yeldon? - Noplacelikehome on 11/19/13 at 6:21 pm|
[quote]Seeing as how Trent Richardson and Mark Ingram have turned out to be high profile busts, what confidence does it give to draft another Bama running back who has been overworked and run to the ground by Nick Saban?[/quote]
Come on, man. Trent had more than 1300 total yards and 12 TDs for th...