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PostPosted: Wed 04.25.2012, 17:22 
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Also, just to beat everyone to the punch, yes Calvin Johnson will most likely regress next year. He scored 16 TDs last year, which is a 33% increase on his previous best. The Lions had no running game to speak of, so Johnson took more of a burden in the red zone than before. Pettigrew was banged up here-and-there. Titus Young was extremely raw and will come along next year.

It was a great year but it was the perfect storm. Will he continue to be good? I certainly expect him to. Will he regress and will idiots give credit to some curse? Sure. But really it's just being sensible. Guys get the Madden cover after having an extraordinary year. Johnson had that last year. It's unlikely that it will be repeated, for a lot of reasons.

But if you want to trade me Megatron, then I totally believe in the curse. Let's make a deal.

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vonbearsalot wrote:
Also, just to beat everyone to the punch, yes Calvin Johnson will most likely regress next year. He scored 16 TDs last year, which is a 33% increase on his previous best. The Lions had no running game to speak of, so Johnson took more of a burden in the red zone than before. Pettigrew was banged up here-and-there. Titus Young was extremely raw and will come along next year.

It was a great year but it was the perfect storm. Will he continue to be good? I certainly expect him to. Will he regress and will idiots give credit to some curse? Sure. But really it's just being sensible. Guys get the Madden cover after having an extraordinary year. Johnson had that last year. It's unlikely that it will be repeated, for a lot of reasons.

But if you want to trade me Megatron, then I totally believe in the curse. Let's make a deal.


Ok, since I said this on the last page, you can have this page. But I get page 12. We can rotate.


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PostPosted: Wed 04.25.2012, 19:01 
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i for one am less than thrilled he made the cover.

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PostPosted: Wed 04.25.2012, 20:01 
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I'm gonna have to quickl try and move megaton.

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PostPosted: Wed 04.25.2012, 20:37 
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vonbearsalot wrote:
Also, just to beat everyone to the punch, yes Calvin Johnson will most likely regress next year. He scored 16 TDs last year, which is a 33% increase on his previous best. The Lions had no running game to speak of, so Johnson took more of a burden in the red zone than before. Pettigrew was banged up here-and-there. Titus Young was extremely raw and will come along next year.

It was a great year but it was the perfect storm. Will he continue to be good? I certainly expect him to. Will he regress and will idiots give credit to some curse? Sure. But really it's just being sensible. Guys get the Madden cover after having an extraordinary year. Johnson had that last year. It's unlikely that it will be repeated, for a lot of reasons.

But if you want to trade me Megatron, then I totally believe in the curse. Let's make a deal.


Ok, since I said this on the last page, you can have this page. But I get page 12. We can rotate.


I'll trade you this year's 13 and next year's 12 to move up to this year's 12.

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Hopefully, this will mean a big year for Titus...LOL!

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PostPosted: Fri 05.25.2012, 13:55 
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do you belive in the madden curse?
I had Hillis last year and got bitten by the so called curse and this year my keeper is megatron(Calvin Johnson).
I never gave it much thought till last year now its go me thinking
Whats you thoughts and opinions?


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burlap1980 wrote:
do you belive in the madden curse?
I had Hillis last year and got bitten by the so called curse and this year my keeper is megatron(Calvin Johnson).
I never gave it much thought till last year now its go me thinking
Whats you thoughts and opinions?

It's nonsense explained by other variables. Players on the cover typically have had huge career type years, so regression should be expected, injuries just plain happen in the NFL, and otherwise people see any negatives of a season exaggerated for Madden cover athletes.

It reminds me of the example given in introductory research classes where it's brought up that when ice cream sales go up so do crime rates.


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burlap1980 wrote:
do you belive in the madden curse?
I had Hillis last year and got bitten by the so called curse and this year my keeper is megatron(Calvin Johnson).
I never gave it much thought till last year now its go me thinking
Whats you thoughts and opinions?


You should cut him now and save yourself the inevitable disappointment. :-k

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pwbowen wrote:
burlap1980 wrote:
do you belive in the madden curse?
I had Hillis last year and got bitten by the so called curse and this year my keeper is megatron(Calvin Johnson).
I never gave it much thought till last year now its go me thinking
Whats you thoughts and opinions?


You should cut him now and save yourself the inevitable disappointment. :-k


If you don't cut him, the curse will follow you. I'm pretty sure there's a Japanese horror film based on this.


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PostPosted: Fri 05.25.2012, 18:31 
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woody1570 wrote:
Hopefully, this will mean a big year for Titus...LOL!


Yup, better look like cuffing him to megaton!

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PostPosted: Fri 05.25.2012, 20:01 
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Looks like I'm screwed in the LoT league more so than I was last year

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Didn't Larry Fitzgerald debunk this crap a few years back? :-k

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Didn't Larry Fitzgerald debunk this crap a few years back? :-k


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