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Old 01-06-2013   #1
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Default Boston columnist slams Texans

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The 2012-13 New England Patriots just became the first team in NFL history to get back-to-back byes before advancing to the conference championship game.

Could this get any easier?

I mean, seriously? The planets are aligned and the tomato cans are in place. The fraudulent Houston Texans are the only team standing between the New England Patriots and a trip to the AFC Championship game. All the Patriots have to do is beat the terrible Texans. One week from today. At Gillette Stadium.

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New England led, 21-0, after nine minutes. It was 28-0 in the fifth minute of the third quarter. It was 35-7 in the first minute of the final quarter. When it got to 42-7, both starting quarterbacks were lifted from the game.

The great J.J. Watt was a zero in that game. Then he was unavailable for comment after the game. Houston’s ever-overmatched defensive coordinator, Wade Phillips, was scratching his head, perhaps wondering why his guys were unable to cover all those Patriots wide receivers.

Phillips and head coach Gary Kubiak did what almost everybody does against the Patriots. They choked. The forget what got them to this level. They played on their heels, and let Brady carve them up like a medical school cadaver. No pressure. Total retreat. Total surrender.
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Same guy wrote the same type of piece before the Monday night game.
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im sure we will give them a better fight then denver did last year with tebow
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Just an FYI to everyone: no one in Boston really likes Shaughnessy. "Hate" is actually the word for most.
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Just an FYI to everyone: no one in Boston really likes Shaughnessy. "Hate" is actually the word for most.
^^^ this. We cannot stand him. He's a Red Soxs hack and should stick with baseball.
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Is it at all possible for someone to print this out in 24"x36" paper and slap on every single houston texan locker on Sunday? It may or may not make a difference but if I were in their shoes, I would want to know just how little respect others hold for us.
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Man, this guy looks like nothing to do with sports at all. Doesn't look like he ever touched a football in his life. Looks really a scum.
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Default Re: Boston columnist slams Texans

I like how the Texan fans tried to give him props, but the Pats fans came in and basically called him a douche.
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Some more background on him: He is the one who originally coined the "Curse of the Bambino". After the Sox won in 04, they showed the Boston press box and the only one who wasn't either in tears or elated was Schaugnassey. If I remember correctly, he actually had a slightly disappointed look on his face that his claim to fame was essentially null and void.

He is now known for these types of pieces; overly extreme in one direction (positive for Boston teams or negative) to get attention for his articles. He also wrote a piece a few years back about why Cornell "deserves" to beat Kentucky in March Madness that got national attention, mainly because of how dumb the logic behind it was.

In summary, he's a hack. He has the nickname "Curly Haired Boyfriend" and "Shanks" in Boston, neither endearing in any way. If you want a real take from the Patriots side, I can link to the articles from the more respected Patriots writers later this week when they are published.
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What do you get when you take Barry Manilow's uglier twin brother ... add Cyrano de Bergerac's nose ... and Shirley Temple's hair ... then change its gender???

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Get a load of the hockey announcer for the Bruins

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8gEfh4L0_0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjMDOxefHck
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leave jack out of this! at least give this a listen:

http://boston.cbslocal.com/2011/04/2...-jack-edwards/
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You will leave Jack Edwards out of this, sir.
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