Posted on: August 30, 2011 2:05 pm

Belichick, Inside the hood !

If you had to pick one coach to get miked up for an entire season to produce a two-part NFL Films documentary, it would, quite obviously, be Bill Belichick, right?

Ha, exactly. Of course it wouldn't. But it is -- Belichick, in a commercial that aired during Monday night's Jets-Giants game on NFL Network, is shown like he's never been seen before, as NFL Films followed him around for the entire 2009 season, his 35th year in coaching and the Patriots 50th anniversary season.

"Bill Belichick doesn’t only make history – he studies it; he understands his place in it; and he appreciates our desire to capture it," said NFL Films President Steve Sabol. "Like Vince Lombardi’s Packers in 1967, Belichick and the Patriots gave us access to his football life and what we created is a portrait of the coach, the father, the taskmaster – and most importantly – the man."

No, He's not Americas coach nor does he coach Americas team but the enigma behind Bill Belichick is as  prodigious and covert as any Robert Ludlum Novel ! The controversary with the alleged spying and stealing plays from his adversaries to the genius mind that does not just overcome the obvious but the detailed planning right down to who will be listed as doubtful on the starters list for Sunday afternoon football even though there is nothing wrong with that player to begin with !

Belichick has redefined the psychological war both on the playing field and off ! Anything that give his team an edge he will find it and utilize it to his advantage for Bill Belichick is anything but one dimentional !  I'm not a Beichick fan by no means but even I can't deny the mans intellect and diverse reasoning in a game that has become more complex and demanding than most if not all sports today !

It is my wish that we all take a look at Belichick in a different light when the documentary aires which I don't have a time frame on at this particular time. Until then, See ya !
Posted on: July 8, 2011 6:27 pm
Edited on: July 8, 2011 6:30 pm

8th District court drops the hammer !

I t would have been a grand gesture by the 8Th District court to have waited a few days before dropping the hammer on these players aspirations ! One can only hope that more rational minds prevail over these next few days as the progress that's been made already is monumental to say the least. I personally don't feel that the majority of the owners would cut off their nose just to spite their face ! If they do decide to get stupid and use their new found power on the players I think they will live to regret it immensely ! We the fans aren't stupid and we know that if negotiations crumble now that it's all on the owners back and we will certainly hold them responsible and act accordingly as we see fit ! Hail to the victors but be cautioned , we are a forgiving bunch to a certain extent but don't push us please ! Mr. Goodell, I hope you have some savvy in this critical stage of negotiations.

Out of bounds with 44Diesels
Posted on: July 7, 2011 2:26 pm

Vick and Nike a team again ?

NEW YORK -- Nike re-signed Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick to an endorsement deal Friday, nearly four years after dropping him amid his legal troubles.

Nike, which signed Vick as a rookie in 2001, terminated his contract in August 2007 after he filed a plea agreement admitting his involvement in a dogfighting ring. Vick spent 21 months in prison.

CNBC first reported the deal. Terms were not released.

Wow !!! How many of you are surprised at this development ?  Here's the deal, Nike has never in there history of dropping an athlete for conduct unbecoming a sponsor , Back tracked and do a 360 on their stance. Has Vick earned this ? Has he still got a marketable personna ? Have you and the general population forgiven him ? Interesting stuff, Lets play it out and get some feedback on this.

" Out of Bounds " with 44Diesels
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Posted on: June 12, 2011 9:16 am


I've been sitting back absorbing all of this Plaxico Burress ordeal when in the midst of all this I had an interesting thought about this whole debacle.   I've got a question for ya ! If the NFL reversed all of its trends in signing players with pryor, current or probable future trouble with the league or the law, would any of the teams have enough quality players to make a run for the play-offs ??? Just sayin !

Have we become a society that overlooks moral issues in order to obtain the talent we need for the soul purpose of winning ? Unfortunately we all know the answer to that question which leads me to this, what do we teach our children, how do we justify these actions ? You can't and I can't so let's just be like most everybody else and conform to this way of life. Little johnny will love it, we will pay through the nose for it.

Don't get me wrong, I love sports, I live, eat, breathe, sleep and drink sports ! I don't want to get into a war about religeon or morality or right from wrong here, but I feel this issue needs to be addressed and somehow discussed in a positive manner. I know this is probably a futile effort on my part to even try and discuss this topic but I felt the need to bring out to your attention and I can only hope that that you will give this some thought and perhaps some new and fresh feed back .

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