The Seth Payne Thread

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  1. Playoffs

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    A well written, heartfelt article on being away from the game by the surprising Seth Payne.

    Worth a follow on Twitter: Seth Payne (PayneNFL) on Twitter

    The Payne Train: Missing football



    read the complete article here: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-s...RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANibG9nBHB0A3NlY3Rpb25z;_ylv=3
     
  2. powda

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    Damn good article. You can plainly see why the guy went to Cornell.
     
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    That was a damn fine read.
     
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    Great read. I think this goes for any career. You build your life around your career and when your career ends your life goes with it and you have to start from scratch...
     
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    Enjoyed the read, thanks Playoffs.
     
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    Excellent article enjoyed reading it. And I was a big fan of Seth when he played
    in Houston. Him and Gary Walker were 2 really good Dlinemen the Texans had early on in their history.
     
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    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    One of the best articles I've ever read
     
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    Cjeremy635 Overtraining

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    I can definitely see why it would be tough to let that part of your life go. It's the smell of the turf, sweat, blood, and everything else that goes along with playing on that field. It's also the extreme highs and the lowest of lows, all of which make it work while. But most importantly, it's the "forged in blood and sweat" brotherhood that only you and the guys who went through hell with you fully understand.

    It was a great read and I hope to read more from him in the future. I know his twitter posts are funny as hell! (Thanks Hou-Tex)
     
  9. eriadoc

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    Same reason a lot of guys (myself included) have a very tough time leaving the military. The reasons you leave are different, but the reasons you want to stay are the same.
     
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    I was going to post the same thing. From the storys I've read from people who have been in active duty, and then go back and write about it, it's VERY tough. You're considered an outsider and yet you know exactly what they're going through and feeling. It's easy to fall back in an act like one of the guys.....except your not and they don't look at you the same anymore.
     
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    I am not as down on Cody as some people but DAMN if we could have 2002 Seth Payne in this D it would be absolutely sick. He was very under appreciated.
     
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    Very cool article, and very honest about his post-NFL experience, as well.

    I'm glad he's become a Texans ambassador and from what I heard at lunch, will now also work for 610 radio. He said this afternoon that he really likes the way that the Texans embrace ALL former Houston football players, regardless if they were Oilers or Texans. I think his insight as a defensive lineman will really be great to hear this season.
     
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    Another awesome read by Payne. His view of what the Wonderlic ahould be. Hysterically funny!

    The 5 questions and answer options are great. lmao

    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/payne-train-better-wonderlic-011145401--nfl.html
     
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    Sounds like he should be coaching, honestly. Seems like he would be great at it
     
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    I love it, LOL.
     
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    Seth Payne ‏@PayneNFL
    Just discovered I have a gray nostril hair. Makes my boogers look distinguished.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Thought the same thing while I was reading it.
     
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    Seth Payne ‏@PayneNFL
    :ahhaha:
     
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    Seth Payne ‏@PayneNFL
     

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