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Lomas Brown regrets whiffed block
ESPN ^ | 12/27/2012 | ESPN.com news services

Posted on 12/27/2012 1:24:00 PM PST by God luvs America

Former Detroit Lions offensive lineman Lomas Brown has apologized for recent comments he made about Scott Mitchell, claiming he regrets intentionally missing a block decades ago that resulted in the quarterback suffering an injury.

Brown, currently an NFL analyst for ESPN, admitted during a radio interview this past Friday that he allowed a defender to hit Mitchell because he was frustrated with the struggling quarterback when the two were Lions teammates in 1994.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: chat; football; nfl; sports
hhmmm...just wondering if this had happened to Cam Newton or Donovan McNabb and the left tackle responsible for the "ole!" block happened to be white, how long would it take for cries of "racism!!"...
1 posted on 12/27/2012 1:24:13 PM PST by God luvs America
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To: God luvs America

About 30 seconds before MSNBC and our Dear Leader would level that charge.


2 posted on 12/27/2012 1:29:27 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( Boehner, our Vichy Speaker)
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To: God luvs America

Do you have to be a scum bag to surviuve at ESPN?

Costas and gun “control”!

The punk who called RG3 a “cornball brother”!

Rush was too good for them.


3 posted on 12/27/2012 1:29:58 PM PST by shalom aleichem
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To: God luvs America

About 30 seconds before MSNBC and our Dear Leader would level that charge.


4 posted on 12/27/2012 1:30:19 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( Boehner, our Vichy Speaker)
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To: shalom aleichem

ESPN is hard to read these days. They are normally pushing some agenda and are as left wing as their ABC owners. Not to mention Grantland, Bill Simmons’s little venture.


5 posted on 12/27/2012 1:34:48 PM PST by NotSoFreeStater (If you choose not to decide you still have made a choice)
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To: God luvs America

As a former offensive lineman, two huge motivators were not losing your starting job and not getting anyone hurt (especially a quarterback) because of your bad play/missed assignment. To do something like that on purpose is beyond the pale and inexcusable.


6 posted on 12/27/2012 1:42:39 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: God luvs America

A similar situation was fictionalized and made it into a recent episode of Rizzoli and Isles on TNT as motivation for a murder.


7 posted on 12/27/2012 1:48:57 PM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: shalom aleichem; God luvs America; NotSoFreeStater
Yeah, i've noticed a decidedly leftward bend to ESPN over the last 2 years. Colin Cowherd is trying for the Keith Olbermann chair at NBC. It's starting to be like movies and television shows where you enjoy yourself till the obligatory Christian, conservative bash then back to enjoying the show again.

Just email the sponsors and tell them you won't buy their products that advertise on the shows. You can still watch football , but just hurt them where they have their hearts... in the wallets. That way they sponsor something without the benefits... neat huh? Worked for all the sponsors that pulled out of Rush Limbaugh's show.

8 posted on 12/27/2012 1:57:04 PM PST by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: God luvs America

Barry Sanders had to put up with that knucklehead for years.


9 posted on 12/27/2012 2:00:18 PM PST by Theoria
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To: God luvs America

Confirms I thought as a Michigan resident at the time. The Lions were deliberately tanking those games.


10 posted on 12/27/2012 2:14:37 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: God luvs America

So what is the excuse for the entire AZ Cardinal front line?


11 posted on 12/27/2012 2:28:51 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpAOwJvTOio)
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So what is the excuse for the entire AZ Cardinal front line?

They hate football

12 posted on 12/27/2012 2:58:43 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Bathhouse Barry wants YOU to bend over for another four years)
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To: Dick Vomer
Colin Cowherd is trying for the Keith Olbermann chair at NBC.

That's odd. He got in hot water for "union-bashing" during the whole Wisconsin brouhaha.

13 posted on 12/27/2012 4:44:26 PM PST by montag813
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To: God luvs America

I think it is very telling that these are the sort of
anal-ists who wind up spewing hateful, biased drivel at ESPN. Lowlifes of a feather flock together!


14 posted on 12/27/2012 6:39:03 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: shalom aleichem

Not to mention the pukes who have been spewing on Tim Tebow.


15 posted on 12/27/2012 6:40:48 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: God luvs America

‘he allowed a defender to hit Mitchell because he was frustrated with the struggling quarterback when the two were Lions teammates in 1994.”

Someone needs too kick his a$$. And these are the preferred
players of ESPN? I don’t watch ESPN nor am I a crazed football
junky but I can’t stand SOCCER type yellow spined chicken-”S””
sportsmanship. He may be athletic but he is no
athlete.


16 posted on 12/27/2012 7:07:18 PM PST by Slambat (The right to keep and bear arms. Anything one man can carry, drive or pull.)
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To: God luvs America
It's all about personal accountability and individual ethics. Unfortunately, we have boastful racist 'Niggers' of all colors in America today!

For however big, strong and powerful Lomas Brown is, a little Boy Scout has more character, goodness and accountability.

It's no coincidence that mobs of Black American's have suddenly decided it's open season for mob violence. Ten's of thousands of solitary and defenseless White People have become victims of 'the Knockout Game', Tarantino's crappy new movie fans the racist mantra and BHO has finally gone Charlie Manson upon America!

I hope they understand what a terrible tiger they are tormenting. Only Caucasians are industrial killers. I invite Lomas Brown to observe Hiroshima and Nagasaki before he opens his filthy mouth again.

17 posted on 12/27/2012 7:55:09 PM PST by STD (“Cogito, ergo armatum sum)
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To: God luvs America
It's all about personal accountability and individual ethics. Unfortunately, we have boastful racist 'Niggers' of all colors in America today!

For however big, strong and powerful Lomas Brown is, a little Boy Scout has more character, goodness and accountability.

It's no coincidence that mobs of Black American's have suddenly decided it's open season for mob violence. Ten's of thousands of solitary and defenseless White People have become victims of 'the Knockout Game', Tarantino's crappy new movie fans the racist mantra and BHO has finally gone Charlie Manson upon America!

I hope they understand what a terrible tiger they are tormenting. Only Caucasians are industrial killers. I invite Lomas Brown to observe Hiroshima and Nagasaki before he opens his filthy mouth again.

18 posted on 12/27/2012 7:55:16 PM PST by STD (“Cogito, ergo armatum sum)
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To: God luvs America
It's all about personal accountability and individual ethics. Unfortunately, we have boastful racist 'Niggers' of all colors in America today!

For however big, strong and powerful Lomas Brown is, a little Boy Scout has more character, goodness and accountability.

It's no coincidence that mobs of Black American's have suddenly decided it's open season for mob violence. Ten's of thousands of solitary and defenseless White People have become victims of 'the Knockout Game', Tarantino's crappy new movie fans the racist mantra and BHO has finally gone Charlie Manson upon America!

I hope they understand what a terrible tiger they are tormenting. Only Caucasians are industrial killers. I invite Lomas Brown to observe Hiroshima and Nagasaki before he opens his filthy mouth again.

19 posted on 12/27/2012 7:55:16 PM PST by STD (“Cogito, ergo armatum sum)
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To: God luvs America

Brown was always a selfish, whiny loudmouth. As I recall, one year, he held out through training camp, then signed right at the star of the regular season. He reclaimed his starting job right away - a huge coaching error, in my opinion - and began playing before being properly physically-conditioned.

The result was an almost-immediate high ankle sprain that kept him out for several weeks. Playing out-of-shape was damaging to the team and a thumb-in-the-nose to Lions fans.

I was very happy to see him leave the team.


20 posted on 12/28/2012 3:35:52 AM PST by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: God luvs America

Brown was always a selfish, whiny loudmouth. As I recall, one year, he held out through training camp, then signed right at the star of the regular season. He reclaimed his starting job right away - a huge coaching error, in my opinion - and began playing before being properly physically-conditioned.

The result was an almost-immediate high ankle sprain that kept him out for several weeks. Playing out-of-shape was damaging to the team and a thumb-in-the-nose to Lions fans.

I was very happy to see him leave the team.


21 posted on 12/28/2012 3:35:52 AM PST by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: God luvs America

Brown was always a selfish, whiny loudmouth. As I recall, one year, he held out through training camp, then signed right at the star of the regular season. He reclaimed his starting job right away - a huge coaching error, in my opinion - and began playing before being properly physically-conditioned.

The result was an almost-immediate high ankle sprain that kept him out for several weeks. Playing out-of-shape was damaging to the team and a thumb-in-the-nose to Lions fans.

I was very happy to see him leave the team.


22 posted on 12/28/2012 3:35:52 AM PST by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: God luvs America

Brown was always a selfish, whiny loudmouth. As I recall, one year, he held out through training camp, then signed right at the star of the regular season. He reclaimed his starting job right away - a huge coaching error, in my opinion - and began playing before being properly physically-conditioned.

The result was an almost-immediate high ankle sprain that kept him out for several weeks. Playing out-of-shape was damaging to the team and a thumb-in-the-nose to Lions fans.

I was very happy to see him leave the team.


23 posted on 12/28/2012 3:36:07 AM PST by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: DJ Frisat

Sorry about the multiple posts. Seems to happen whenever I use this godforsaken iPad!


24 posted on 12/28/2012 3:38:04 AM PST by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Fixing games is all pro sports is about. Only suckers think it’s ‘fair’ at the books.


25 posted on 12/28/2012 3:40:25 AM PST by Monty22002
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