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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4590 on: July 02, 2019, 06:34:42 PM »
My travel dates and locations aren't confirmed yet but which games would be the pick of the bunch out of these games...

Sunday, 8 September 19   1:00pm - New York Jets vs Buffalo Bills at Metlife Stadium
Sunday, 8 September 19   4:35pm - Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs San Francisco 49ers at Raymond James Stadium
Sunday, 8 September 19   1:00pm - Jacksonville Jaguars vs Kansas City Chiefs at TIAA Bank Field
Sunday, 15 September 19   1:00pm - New York Giants vs Buffalo Bills at Metlife Stadium
Monday, 16 September 19   8:15pm - New York Jets vs Cleveland Browns at Metlife Stadium
Thursday, 19 September 19   8:20pm - Jacksonville Jaguars vs Tennessee Titans at TIAA Bank Field
Sunday, 22 September 19   1:00pm - Buffalo Bills vs Cincinnati Bengals at New Era Field
Sunday, 22 September 19   4:05pm - Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs New York Giants at Raymond James Stadium
Sunday, 29 September 19   1:00pm - New York Giants vs Washington Redskins at Metlife Stadium
Sunday, 29 September 19   1:00pm - Buffalo Bills vs New England Patriots at New Era Field

We're open to any games but the Metlife in New Jersey looks like the best stadium to experience a game?

Would there be any issues getting tickets, and is it best to buy from resale sites or direct?

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4591 on: July 02, 2019, 06:52:59 PM »
As a pure game, I like the Jags Chiefs matchup.


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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4592 on: July 02, 2019, 07:22:14 PM »
Depends what you're after. If you want to see a legend in, possibly, his last ever season, go and see the Patriots. They're wankers though, so feel free not to!

I like rivalry games so Jets v Bills or Giants vs The Washington Team would be my choice of those if I was attending one game.

Big things are expected of the Browns this season, for the first time since dinosaurs roamed the Earth, so they could be worth watching, too.

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4593 on: July 02, 2019, 08:12:25 PM »
 Brady says he wants to play until he's 45  :'(

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4594 on: July 02, 2019, 09:26:57 PM »
Give us peace, FFS. Retire and take Billicheat (I know, epic bantz) with you.

Sod's Law they get someone amazing as soon as he goes, just like Green Bay did when Favre fucked off.

Be nice to have a few years of them having Bearsesque Quarter Backs but can't see it happening.

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4595 on: July 02, 2019, 09:28:32 PM »
Grossman must be younger than Brady, they can have him

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4596 on: August 05, 2019, 09:00:06 AM »
Legendary Raiders Wide Receiver Cliff Branch, dead at 71

https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/08/03/raiders-legend-cliff-branch-dies-at-71/

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4597 on: August 06, 2019, 02:59:08 PM »
36 years ago today I attended my first NFL game, Vikings v Cardinals pre-season at the old Wembley

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4598 on: August 07, 2019, 11:20:23 AM »
First I've heard of this 18 game idea.  I suppose the NFL has expanded over the years but not sure how the extra 2 fixtures are decided.  https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/aug/07/nfl-18-game-season-schedule

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4599 on: August 07, 2019, 01:42:59 PM »
Getting rid of two pointless preseason games and having the season extended to eighteen games is a fine idea. Doing so with a limit of players only being able to play sixteen out of the eighteen is fucking ludicrous. It will lead to an unfair league. If Chicago have to play against Tom Brady, so should Green Bay, and vice versa.

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4600 on: August 07, 2019, 03:29:43 PM »
The 18 game season has been suggested several times in the past but has always been nixed by the Players' Union. Despite being the weakest of the US players' organisations, they've always held firm on this one.

Having a pre-season containing a quarter of the games of the regular season has never made sense, so changing two into proper games is OK. The restricting players to 16 out of 18 is nonsense.
If the 18 game season does come in, they'll just increase the roster size or relax the rules on the Injured Reserve list, to something more in line with the MLB system

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4601 on: August 07, 2019, 03:41:09 PM »
I'd rather just eighteen games, add a bye week or even two each to allow players extra recovery time.

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4602 on: August 09, 2019, 10:32:12 AM »
Christian Wade scores for Buffalo in a pre-season game

I still expect him to be cut but he showed some impressive speed

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/american-football/49289561

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4603 on: August 09, 2019, 06:19:23 PM »
36 years ago today I attended my first NFL game, Vikings v Cardinals pre-season at the old Wembley

Blimey, didnt realise the started coming to Wembley that early.
1988 Miami vs San Francisco for me.

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Re: The NFL Thread (with added College Football)
« Reply #4604 on: August 09, 2019, 08:33:34 PM »
36 years ago today I attended my first NFL game, Vikings v Cardinals pre-season at the old Wembley

Blimey, didnt realise the started coming to Wembley that early.
1988 Miami vs San Francisco for me.

Game report and some photos I took on the day