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gwallaia
09-06-2012, 11:04 AM
http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8343621/former-ravens-owner-art-modell-dies-87

Not all the comments I've read from Cleveland fans are friendly. I can only imagine what will happen when Bud dies.

SheTexan
09-06-2012, 11:13 AM
http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8343621/former-ravens-owner-art-modell-dies-87

Not all the comments I've read from Cleveland fans are friendly. I can only imagine what will happen when Bud dies.

I think Bud is older than 87. BUT, regardless of how we really feel about these old dudes, they are part of the reason we have pro football today. Without them there would be NO Cleveland Browns, Balt Ravens, Tenn Titans, or Houston Texans!

My prayers will be sent for his family.

Texan_Bill
09-06-2012, 11:20 AM
I think Bud is older than 87. BUT, regardless of how we really feel about these old dudes, they are part of the reason we have pro football today. Without them there would be NO Cleveland Browns, Balt Ravens, Tenn Titans, or Houston Texans!

My prayers will be sent for his family.

Pud is 89.

Texan_Bill
09-06-2012, 11:21 AM
I was raised by the rule: "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all".

Double Barrel
09-06-2012, 11:25 AM
I think Bud is older than 87. BUT, regardless of how we really feel about these old dudes, they are part of the reason we have pro football today. Without them there would be NO Cleveland Browns, Balt Ravens, Tenn Titans, or Houston Texans!

My prayers will be sent for his family.

That's true. Without Bud, we'd be rooting for the Houston Cowboys and celebrating 5 Super Bowls in 9 appearances. :winky: true story...

gtexan02
09-06-2012, 11:31 AM
http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8343621/former-ravens-owner-art-modell-dies-87

Not all the comments I've read from Cleveland fans are friendly. I can only imagine what will happen when Bud dies.

These users put it nicely I think

bigukfan0
As a Browns fan, I won't dance on the guy's grave. But the idea that somehow all the hate and anger will now go away is a joke. It's like the ex-wife who cheats on you, stomps on your heart and leaves and takes everything. You can move on in your life, but you don't have to suddenly say forgive, forget and say nice things.

gateslikeisaiah77
Die Hard Browns fan here....who remembers the move like it was yesterday.

I am not glad this guy is dead. And I never wished any harm on the guy. With that said, i don't have to like him or suddenly say he was a great guy. People who knew him said he was kind and friendly. That is fine. But plain and simple, he committed the worst sin an owner can commit. He moved a team that still had the support of the city.

Best wishes to his family and friends. But as a fan of the Browns, I don't suddenly view him in a different light

Dread-Head
09-06-2012, 11:47 AM
A bud of mine from Cleveland might be doing a happy dance.

StarStruck
09-06-2012, 12:49 PM
RIP. I remember when he was referred to as Heartbreak Modell.

chicagotexan2
09-06-2012, 01:14 PM
Pud is 89.

POS is 89.

chicagotexan2
09-06-2012, 01:17 PM
I was raised by the rule: "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all".

I was raised by the rule: "If you don't have anything nice to say, write about it on TexansTalk.com, facebook, myspace, twitter, hi5, ChristianMingle.com, AshleyMadison.com, EffYouBudAdams.com, and e-harmony.com.'

Double Barrel
09-06-2012, 01:27 PM
I was raised by the rule: "If you don't have anything nice to say, write about it on TexansTalk.com, facebook, myspace, twitter, hi5, ChristianMingle.com, AshleyMadison.com, EffYouBudAdams.com, and e-harmony.com.'

Are you stalking me? How did you know all my bookmarks?! :spy:

Hervoyel
09-06-2012, 01:50 PM
When Bud Adams dies I'll say the same thing I'm going to say about Art Modell dying.

"Good, now somebody cut off his head, pack his mouth with a pound of salt, and bury him face down so he doesn't come back"

Txn_in_Oki
09-06-2012, 11:03 PM
Pud is 89.

This is why the Texans need to win the whole thing this year. My biggest wish as a Texan fan is that they win the Super Bowl before Bud kicks off.

That would be the greatest eff yew from H-Town that could ever be given.

:texflag:

eriadoc
09-06-2012, 11:11 PM
When someone does something so bad that hundreds of thousands, if not millions of people hate that person, I have a hard time wagging a finger at the victims. Modell made his choices knowing full well what the fallout would be. Don't care about the Browns or Cleveland, but F&^% him.

BullBlitz
09-06-2012, 11:37 PM
Art rocked. RIP

281
09-07-2012, 10:13 AM
That's true. Without Bud, we'd be rooting for the Houston Cowboys and celebrating 5 Super Bowls in 9 appearances. :winky: true story...

... really?

Double Barrel
09-07-2012, 10:28 AM
... really?

yep. The NFL wanted to put the expansion team in Houston in 1960, but Bud pulled political strings to keep the NFL from using Rice Stadium. He did not want any competition with his new AFL team.

The NFL decided to just avoid the hassle and gave the team to Dallas. The AFL team in Dallas - the Dallas Texans - moved to Kansas City and became the Chiefs. The rest, as they say, is history.

It's well detailed in the book, Oiler Blues: The Story of Pro Football's Most Frustrating Team (http://www.amazon.com/Oiler-Blues-Story-Footballs-Frustrating/dp/1891422006), among other sources.

chicagotexan2
09-07-2012, 11:32 AM
Are you stalking me? How did you know all my bookmarks?! :spy:

If I were I would ahve included 'gayheadbanger.com' just kidding DB.

Double Barrel
09-07-2012, 12:02 PM
If I were I would ahve included 'gayheadbanger.com' just kidding DB.

I was just looking for fashion tips. Honest! :worm:

chicagotexan2
09-07-2012, 12:08 PM
I was just looking for fashion tips. Honest! :worm:

Riiiiiiiight.......... and Michael Barry was just there to wrap his lips around the dark frosy long necks. You're a good sport.

b0ng
09-07-2012, 01:51 PM
So the NFL is asking all the teams that play on Sunday to observe a moment of silence for Modell. Cleveland is at home for their game on Sunday. I don't think this is going to go well there.

Flip question, what do Texans fans do in a similar situation? I'd probably take those few moments to take a whiz.

Double Barrel
09-07-2012, 02:27 PM
I don't wish Bud dead, but I'm not going to lie about it, I'm not going to eulogize the dude, either.

Cleveland would be better off just not trying a moment of silence on Sunday. My buddy's wife is from Ohio, and she knows folks that are actually celebrating his demise. I can't see the Dawg Pound bowing their heads in silence for the man. It's just setting up for a bad scene in the end.

BigBull17
09-07-2012, 02:34 PM
So the NFL is asking all the teams that play on Sunday to observe a moment of silence for Modell. Cleveland is at home for their game on Sunday. I don't think this is going to go well there.

Flip question, what do Texans fans do in a similar situation? I'd probably take those few moments to take a whiz.

I would turn my back if they asked me to honor Bud Adams. No way I could EVER give that man a shred of respect.

Dread-Head
09-07-2012, 03:43 PM
This is why the Texans need to win the whole thing this year. My biggest wish as a Texan fan is that they win the Super Bowl before Bud kicks off.

That would be the greatest eff yew from H-Town that could ever be given.

:texflag:

Okay...that WOULD be freakin epic! I'd do a happy dance if they did. Buck Fud! BTW how are the koku-jo on the rock doing this year? :kitten:

Dread-Head
09-07-2012, 03:44 PM
I don't wish Bud dead, but I'm not going to lie about it, I'm not going to eulogize the dude, either.

Cleveland would be better off just not trying a moment of silence on Sunday. My buddy's wife is from Ohio, and she knows folks that are actually celebrating his demise. I can't see the Dawg Pound bowing their heads in silence for the man. It's just setting up for a bad scene in the end.

Same here.

gwallaia
09-10-2012, 03:31 PM
Well, there was a brief moment of silence for Modell at the game Sunday. Although a couple of boos could be heard from somewhere in the vastness of Reliant Stadium. I would assume the Browns did not have a similar moment of silence and surely the Texans will have enough sense not to have a moment of silence for dear ol' Bud when he passes away if his death occurs during football season.

paycheck71
09-10-2012, 03:38 PM
Well, there was a brief moment of silence for Modell at the game Sunday. Although a couple of boos could be heard from somewhere in the vastness of Reliant Stadium. I would assume the Browns did not have a similar moment of silence and surely the Texans will have enough sense not to have a moment of silence for dear ol' Bud when he passes away if his death occurs during football season.

The Browns did not. I heard on the radio that the Modell family asked not to do it in Cleveland.

Dutchrudder
09-10-2012, 03:44 PM
The Browns did not. I heard on the radio that the Modell family asked not to do it in Cleveland.

I wish they had done it in Cleveland, just so we could see the entire stadium erupt with resounding "BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!" I think that would have been the best way for the city to honor his passing.

Double Barrel
09-10-2012, 04:24 PM
The Browns did not. I heard on the radio that the Modell family asked not to do it in Cleveland.

I'd imagine the same request will be out there for Bud in Houston. I have no doubt that Bud would hear the Reliant boos in hell if they ask for a moment of silence to honor him. Maybe he'll pass before an away game or off-season so it's a situation that never has to present itself.

Hervoyel
09-10-2012, 06:05 PM
I heard someone say they hope Modell burns in Hell. I see two problems with this.

First off he moved his team to Baltimore which pretty much means he's going to get off with time served.

Second it's my understanding that Al Davis insists that the expansion rights to Hell belong to him and he's ready to sue to keep other owners out.