Philip Rivers is a punk

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  1. Mr. White

    Mr. White H-Town Beatdown

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    Looks like PFT is seeing the same thing that I've been seeing since the last Denver/SD game. I thought that he looked like a jerk-off when he was on the field trash-talking Jay Cutler.

    He reinforced my perception while he was jawing with Indy fans when he was walking off the field during the 3rd quarter to the locker room.

    Then I read this. Now there's no doubt.

    I didn't see his exchange with Indy's fans after the game, but he was on the sideline while Volek clinched the victory. What a douchebag.

    I hope that it snows in New England this weekend and he catches a snow-covered size D battery to the side of his dome.

    Since the Texans weren't involved, I've been pretty impartial during the playoffs. But now I finally have a rooting interest and it's anyone who can hurry up and send this bastard to the golf course.
     
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    I didn't mind the running to the locker room saying "I'll be back" or whatever, my problem was after he came back out from the locker room, couldn't go and yet was jawing with the fans behind the bench.... but either way, yes, he is a douche.
     
  3. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    I like Rivers...he is a fiery competitor. He's not one of the cloned up shiny happy people. Way too many yes-men running around today.
     
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    Notice that I did not critique his play on the field, because I do agree with you Vinny... He is a fiery competitor. I just have an issue with someone jawing with the fans when it was clear that he was injured and would not return.

    I thought it was pretty evident that he (Rivers) was not going to return when there was a close-up of LT talking to Rivers on the sidelines and it appeared that LT asked Rivers a question.. LT did not like the response and kind of winced as he turned away... I suspected then, that Rivers was not coming back in.
     
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    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    Yes, but is he good enough to talk smack? I don't think he is. He and Crayton need to shut their hole and play ball.
     
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    He was playing pretty well yesterday...until he got hurt.
     
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    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    eh, smoke em if you got em....its a fiery emotional game. I think the league and the fans try to take the emotion out of the games too often. Let em jaw, and let em play. It all sorts itself out at the end of the day.
     
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    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    Different strokes, I guess. IMO, there are stripes that should be earned before 'X' player begins to talk smack. :cool:
     


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    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    yeah, talking without having anything to back it up has a cost....but the cost is usually on the field. It's like a free market economy - you can bring any hairbrained product to the market but nobody has to buy it.
     
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    Marcus Ruthless pragmatist

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    So why is it OK for the fans to act like punks, but not the players?

    Because the players shouldn't sink down the 'fans' level? Oh, OK! :rolleyes:

    As long as you can back up the smack with play on the field, bring it on. Rivers clearly backed it up.
     
  11. Mr. White

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    Being a fiery competitor is great and all, but it comes back to bite you in the ass. I lost a lot of respect for LT last year when he cried about the way the Pats acted during their playoff game.

    Seems to me like he needs to go tell Merriman and Rivers to shut the hell up while he's at it.
     
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    I think it's appropriate that Rivers gets to play a player I consider the dirtiest in the NFL next Sunday in Harrison. That alone is worth the price of admission. Also, their whining began in earnest when the Pats had the audacity to celebrate their upset last year in the playoffs by dancing at the center of the field, which was also where the Chargers logo was. Guess now they have their chance to get revenge and end this chip on their shoulder crap that clearly has developed.

    Besides, who wouldn't want to see that really cool Norv shuffle again? :gun:
     
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    Colts fans are a classless bunch. Did you hear them BOOO the kid who won the punt/pass contest? (or whatever it's called now)

    It was a little kid wearing a Patriots jersey, as each of them wore different teams unis. But they BOOO'ed the kid!!

    Real classy there, Colts fan. Yet another reason not to like your team.

    I have no problem with what Rivers did. He just got tired of the verbal abuse and threw it back at them. Perfect. The long faces on Colts fans faces, along with Dungy and Manning, were just beautiful.
     
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    LOL they boo a rival kid (like if it's in Cleveland they would boo the kid from Pittsburgh) every year. I always LMAO when it happens.

    I agree on Manning and it still kills me that the poser got his ring last year. Dungy? I have always respected him and wish he coached another team than one I have to hate.
     
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    It wasn't real cool to dance on another team's logo, but LT was also crying about them making fun of Merriman's stupid sack dance.

    I don't care what LT says. That queer WWE dance is fair game. That dance put Merriman pretty high up the flagpole (to use a Roger-ism.)
     
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    I think it's going to be academic. The Pats will destroy them, but the Chargers will have the built in excuse that LT and Rivers played hurt and the whining will resume.

    Yawn.
     
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    This is the incident that first had me thinking this guy is a jerk-off. Yesterday's antics don't have me thinking any different.

    The video speaks for itself. Maybe you guys see a fiery competitor, but I just see a mediocre douchebag with a bunch of Pro-Bowlers around him.
     
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    Anyone know what Rivers actually said to these guy's .... If I were in his shoes I probably woulda told the Indy fans to look at the scoreboard and enjoy their vacation cause I have a date in Foxborough !
     
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    So it's ok for the fans to trash talk him but when he replies in kind he's a douche bag? Ahh whatever.

    Like him or not, he's done something we haven't done - beat the Colts at home rested in the PLAYOFFS.
     
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    I did chuckle that they boo'd a 12 year girl winner because she was wearing her Pats jersey; it is pretty bad to boo a kid.
     

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