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Citrus

Member since 04 November 2012 | Blog

Lover of fatty meats, sweet treats, bourbon, and The Ohio State Buckeyes.

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  • SPORTS MOMENT: Sitting in the Superdome, awestruck, confetti falling, realizing that 85 Yards Through the Heart of the South happened and that the Buckeyes had done the improbable. Two days before I had posed with the Nick Saban statue in Tuscaloosa holding an Ohio flag. Later on Bourbon street a drunken fan would grab my shoulders and say "THAT happened! And WE were there!"
  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYER: Craig Krenzel
  • NFL TEAM: Cleveland Browns
  • MLB TEAM: tribe

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Comment 04 Dec 2016

I think this year demonstrates why that shouldn't happen. If we look at the projected 5-8 there are a bunch of undeserving teams.  5) Michigan had a defacto playoff game with  Ohio State and lost! So why consider them? Est 7)Oklahoma got taxed at home by Ohio State, why consider them? Est 8) is 3 loss USC or 3 loss Wisconsin.

The only debate is washington vs penn state. And no matter how big the playoff is, there will be an argument on the periphery. 

Comment 02 Dec 2016

The argument I've heard is that JT has regressed in general not that he's only regressed on the deep ball. Also, I think he has regressed on the deep ball, which was never his strong suit to begin with. The statistics show only his stats to his top rated pass catcher instead of all of his deep throws.

The last time I remember JT throwing a nice over the shoulder deep ball was in the MSU game a few years back.

Comment 02 Dec 2016

Fido, I've missed your writing. 

I disagree on 8 teams. Right now is perfect. Win all the games on the schedule and a team is in, if not, help is needed. The season is exciting down to the last week.  Frankly I don't think a team like Colorado, Oklahoma, Wisconsin or Michigan deserves to be in the conversation. They've already lost more than once to contenders. The purpose of the CFP committee should be even simpler than the one you herald. I say they should make sure it finds the one best team not the four best. At this point it is conceivable that 'Bama, Ohio State, Clemson, and a few others are the best, but it is not conceivable that say Wisconsin is. It's already been proven on the field that Wisconsin or Oklahoma is not the best team, so why have a system that includes such teams? Shouldn't we WANT drama at the end of the year?

We'll always have disagreements on the periphery, but after 5ish is were the teams are all very similar. 6-10 are so close to each other, however they aren't close to the teams in the top 4.

Comment 29 Nov 2016

I didn't see a struggle against those WRs, The D let up 17 points in regulation. Although Watson is a better qb than Speight, Watson holds the ball a bit longer (or at least longer than Speight did in The Game) and thus would do less to negate the Buckeye pass rush.

Comment 25 Nov 2016

It is copying and pasting that is the issue. Not the scoop itself. Years back some folks were copying and pasting whole articles here.

Comment 21 Nov 2016

Didn't down vote you but I disagree. No one owns the information. If someone pays to access such info and wants to share it with their buddies in a forum, it is their right. That's part of the reason to pay for premium sites. Just don't copy and paste and its all good.

Comment 01 Nov 2016

What Russell did is really bad. You don't put your friend and teammates business on blast like that. We've all done things that we've confided in friends. If your friend was to let the entire sports loving world know about that indiscretion by being a complete idiot, you'd be mad. Snitching is sharing information one has acquired for personal gain. Maybe that's a lighter sentence or maybe that's to make the acquirer more popular on social media.

Upvote to counteract the haters.

Comment 19 Oct 2016

I too watched from the first inning through the 9th. Overall, the strike zone raised slightly although it was fairly consistent. The exception is the inning with the Donaldson homerun in which Kluber made 3 pretty good pitches that he didn't get. Donaldson said himself after the game that before the homerun he "thought I got away with one" on the pitch prior. This didn't end up being the difference in the game, and I am not saying the ump was awful. But if you go back to that inning (which is the same time I posted about it) there were some detrimental misses and they all were on pitches low in the strike zone that were higher than those called earlier.
 

Comment 18 Oct 2016

To me, its Miller hands down. He is getting huge outs every game. With how short the Indians are on starters, Miller has been essential.

That said, today Kluber goes again. He could certainly bolster his case. Here's hoping the offense gives this pitching staff plenty of room tonight and the Tribe can rest and regroup while their NL opponent battles over 7 games.

Comment 19 Sep 2016

Well, lets see what the young pup has. Hopefully the Browns run a bit more (which they have done pretty successfully thus far). With Irving out, I'd like to see them slide the right side of the line in one and get Drango out there too.

Comment 19 Sep 2016

I am trying to just have a good time this season. I want to see if the new guys have anything. So, far it looks like Coleman and Nassib were good picks. There are a handful of other rookies that are playing decent. It's too bad about McCown. I like McCown, I hope we keep him around after this year as a mentor. With Gordon, coming back, and the emergence of TP and Coleman, the passing game might be fun to watch.

There is no sure fire thing at QB out there. I am not sold on Watson. I am cool with the Browns continuing to add a ton of pieces so long as they're making decent choices (which it seems they are).

Comment 19 Sep 2016

I don't think the CFP should be based on the best four. It should be based on finding the best 1. If team A beats team B narrowly, and team B is probably better than team C, we shouldn't pick team B over team C because its just guess work at this point. Team A has already "proven" its better than team B. Why make them prove it twice? Additionally, team C might be able to beat team A. Adding two teams from a conference causes rematches which I think are bad for college football. Who cares who the top four are? I care who the champ is!

Comment 02 Jun 2016

Everybody talking about "How Love and Kyrie gonna stop the pick and roll?" "How they gonna stop Curry?"

I think Kyrie's offense makes Curry a wash, my question "Who is going to stop LeBron?"