Cushing telling the truth?

Discussion in 'Texans Talk' started by 2slik4u, May 14, 2010.

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Where do you stand on this whole Cushgate thing?

Poll closed May 28, 2010.
  1. Yes he's telling the truth, he has no idea how HcG got into his system

    23 vote(s)
    16.3%
  2. He is lying, he's been juicing for years

    45 vote(s)
    31.9%
  3. Who cares, whats done is done, just dont get caught again.

    73 vote(s)
    51.8%
  1. 2slik4u

    2slik4u All Pro

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    Where are you at with this whole Cushgate drama?
     
  2. gtexan02

    gtexan02 Working?

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    I certainly hope so. He hasn't lost much of the fanbase, if judging by the boards is any indication, yet. If it turns out he's lying, I think he's out of houston
     
  3. b0ng

    b0ng Ooops

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    I'm not buying what he was selling in the press conference.
     
  4. dc_txtech

    dc_txtech Subscribed Contributor

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    Nobody can say for sure. But I would be willing to bet dollars to doughnuts that the guy is a steroid user.

    Doesn't really bother me other than the fact that he got caught.
     
  5. gtexan02

    gtexan02 Working?

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    Depends on if Im supposed to vote with my head or my heart.
     
  6. Mr. White

    Mr. White H-Town Beatdown

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    I voted "lying" because I'd be lying to myself if I voted otherwise.

    Still a fan.
     
  7. WWJD

    WWJD Hall of Fame

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    I don't believe him..the tumor issue..press conference hurt more than helped.
     
  8. BIG TORO

    BIG TORO TERADACTYL #23

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    Who cares!
     


  9. gtexan02

    gtexan02 Working?

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    I can't believe so many don't care. Very strange.

    Its one thing to get busted for PEDs. Its another thing to be on steroids. But its serious to me when someone lies in the face of fans.

    Either you believe him that he did not knowingly put steroids/PEDs into his system.
    Or you are aknoweldging that a player stood up in front of the media and fans and blatantly lied.
     
  10. Grid

    Grid Hall of Fame

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    I voted "Dont Care" because at this point I have no idea if he did or didnt.

    I think there is compelling arguements for both sides.. and I dont think we are going to get a whole lot more information at this point. I HOPE that sometime in the near future he will announce some medical data that gives a good reason for why the hGC was there, something that puts the steroid theories to rest.. but I doubt that will happen.

    So my stance has become:

    "Either you did it or you didnt, I cant say for sure...so lets just forget about the past and move forward. Keep yourself clean, dont fail any more tests... you will always have the asterisk next to your name, and the hall of fame is probably out of the question now, but you can still win alot of superbowls and be mentioned in the same sentence with the greatest linebackers of all time, and thats gotta count for something."
     
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  11. infantrycak

    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    Would have been nice to have a don't know option.
     
  12. JB

    JB Old Curmudgeon

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    Can't speak for others, and I have not voted yet. But it's not that people don't care, but I think that many feel that it's done, he is going to serve his 4 game suspension and nothing we can do about it. Time to move on.
     
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  13. chicagotexan2

    chicagotexan2 IDBLDogDareU

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    I don't believe him. I am still a fan of his, but I hope he doesn't do it again.
     
  14. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    ^^^This is why I selected that option
     
  15. HJam72

    HJam72 Hall of Fame

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    He just needs a masking agent for his masking agent (Rickie suggests weed)....and occasionally a bro for the off-season (see Seinfeld).
     
  16. Blake

    Blake MMQB

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    Here is how I see it. Cushing falls into one of these three categories.

    Cushing is telling the trouth. (For some reason his diet pills, suppliments, or whatever he takes is causing the FP.)

    Cushing THINKS he is telling the truth, but is not being 100% truthful. (He is taking a banned substance but has been doing it so long that it doesnt seem wrong.)

    Cushing is lying to help save his reputation and image. (He is taking a banned substance and knows that without it he wont be special. But wants to save face and gain everyone's respect back.)


    I really want to believe its an FP, but the deck is stacked against him. At this point he is guilty until proven innocent.
     
  17. Thorn

    Thorn Dirty Old Man

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    Yep, that's the button I would have chosen if it were avaliable.
     
  18. Joe Texan

    Joe Texan Inducted 04

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    each and every non believer will go to hell
     
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  19. 2slik4u

    2slik4u All Pro

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    Sorry, I figured if I left that out it would have made you choose one of the three for some closure.

    I guess my plan backfired on me.
     
  20. Texan_Bill

    Texan_Bill Subscribed Contributor

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    Exactly the reasons that I voted the way I did.
     

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