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Old 01-08-2013   #1
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Default Texans LT Brown didnt find the column funny :)

Honestly didnt think players paid attention to articles and stuff. So kind of interesting...

http://espn.go.com/blog/afcsouth/pos...d-column-funny



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Arian Foster put up the lead of Dan Shaughnessy’s recent Boston Globe column as his Twitter avatar.

When a follower asked if he felt disrespected by the piece that called the Texans a layup and tomato cans for Patriots on Sunday, Foster replied: “Not at all. Just thought it was funny.”



Of Dan Shaughnessy's recent Boston Globe column, Texans' left tackle Duane Brown said: "I don't think it was funny. I don't think it was funny at all." Foster’s left tackle, Duane Brown, expanded on that when I spoke to him a bit on Tuesday evening. Brown said he thinks the first back to top 100 yards in each of his first three playoff games simply found the piece to be a joke.

“I thought he did it more as a joke,” Brown said of Foster’s avatar switch. “I don’t think he saw it as bulletin board material. I think he just sort of thought it was funny.”
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Default Re: Texans LT Brown didnt find the column funny :)

I don't understand the tomato can thing myself.

Can anyone break it down for me?
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I don't understand the tomato can thing myself.

Can anyone break it down for me?
Tomato Can = a term (in boxing) to describe an opponent who may appear to be real competition, however, isn't in the same league as the fighter he is going up against.
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I don't understand the tomato can thing myself.

Can anyone break it down for me?
I misinterpreted 1 and done so what the hell would I know about tomato cans?
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I misinterpreted 1 and done so what the hell would I know about tomato cans?
Mike Tyson v. Micheal Spinks...... Spinks being a "tomato can".... (or at least after the fact - 91 seconds if memory serves correct).
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Mike Tyson v. Micheal Spinks...... Spinks being a "tomato can".... (or at least after the fact - 91 seconds if memory serves correct).
Do people fight tomato cans often?
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Do people fight tomato cans often?
Well the sport of boxing has been a bunch of tomato cans for a long time.. Now, that said, I know the expression originated in boxing but have no idea how it really came about.
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If you throw them at your TV after a Texans loss, you'll still have yer beer.
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Mike Tyson v. Micheal Spinks...... Spinks being a "tomato can".... (or at least after the fact - 91 seconds if memory serves correct).
Didn't Spinks also get a solid gold house for being in that fight?
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Honestly didnt think players paid attention to articles and stuff. So kind of interesting...

http://espn.go.com/blog/afcsouth/pos...d-column-funny
I was listening to Randy Cross on the radio earlier today (yeah, that Cross - longtime center for the 9ers) and he was asked about Shaughnessy's piece and how that may affect the Texans players. He was of the opinion that 80-90% of the players wouldn't be affected, but also warned that you need to be carefull of the 10-20% that it may have an effect on...

I thought it was pretty insightfull.

Anyway, Arian Foster changing his Twitter avatar to Schaughnessy's piece was probably only that Arian marches to his own beat and not that he sweats this asshat!
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