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I read what Winston said earlier and I thought it was correct and reasonable. It didn't come off, at least to me, like he was trying to lump all KC fans in together; he was just speaking out against the ones who were cheering. Seems like Baldinger's just looking for attention.
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But if you're one of those people that were out there cheering or even smiled when he got knocked out, I just want to let you know and I want everybody to know that I think it's sickening and disgusting."

He clearly wasn't talking about all KC fans.
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Did they have the SAT back then? Baldinger must have struggled on that whole reading comprehension part.
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This has really blown up here in KC over the last day.
Around 1:30 Winston accuses the ENTIRE (70,000) fanbase for booing the injury which is just wrong of him.
ESPN ripped us today for this guys remarks.

http://www.kctv5.com/story/19761458/is- ... d-fans-for

you be the judge.
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gstahl5 wrote:

This has really blown up here in KC over the last day.
Around 1:30 Winston accuses the ENTIRE (70,000) fanbase for booing the injury which is just wrong of him.
ESPN ripped us today for this guys remarks.

http://www.kctv5.com/story/19761458/is- ... d-fans-for

you be the judge.



Yep. Azz hat clearly accuses all 70k in the stands.

I was there, and that's pure bs.

He can eat a hot bag o dix.
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Eloquently said. He clearly points the finger to those WHO were booing. You guys need to edumacation if you think otherwise...
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hawkdogger wrote:
gstahl5 wrote:

This has really blown up here in KC over the last day.
Around 1:30 Winston accuses the ENTIRE (70,000) fanbase for booing the injury which is just wrong of him.
ESPN ripped us today for this guys remarks.

http://www.kctv5.com/story/19761458/is- ... d-fans-for

you be the judge.



Yep. Azz hat clearly accuses all 70k in the stands.

I was there, and that's pure bs.

He can eat a hot bag o dix.


What? He clearly says "if you were one of the people laughing/smiling"

I got no problem w/ what he said.
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Completely agree with what he said... if you somehow take offense to him saying he's disgusted with the crowd cheering while his QB is laying there on the ground you have issues.


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When Winston played for the Texans, he was on the radio a lot, because he's very bright, well-spoken, and he may be the most candid professional athlete I've ever heard. He doesn't sugarcoat anything, but he's fair.

So, I tell ya right now, if Winston says something, he definitely feels that way and he's probably right.

Baldinger's a tool, he's just looking for attention.
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The fans that cheered Cassel getting injured, as Winston clearly states owe the team an apology. Winston doesn't owe anyone chit.
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Okay, so at the beginning of the clip he says 70k fans cheering, but then goes on to say the quote I quoted. He still shouldn't get any crap from anyone. Cheering for an injury is classless.
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hawkdogger and I sparred over this, a little, in the KC/Balt thread

He was at the game and I've heard now from other places that the number of fans booing was minimal.

My problem was that any of our fans were cheering when Cassel was down

Winston was wrong, totally, by refering to the 70,000 cheering. The asinine national media picked this up and then ran with it

Of course, I could give a f, what ESPN thinks of KC
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i will take the counter point. Well it is completely classless and something I would never do personally. I would chuckle at the hate for Cassel if I was in the stands hearing those cheers.

When Matt Cassel rolled into KC with no contract I don't remember him saying he'll lay for 1 mill and prove his worth. He wanted starter money and got it.

"The deal is for $63 million, with $28 million guaranteed, according to a source. He's going to make $40.5 million in the first three years of his contract."

He has not lived up to his billing and the fans that pay 5-7 k per season are probably fed up. Frustrated they acted the fool. But when you pay the money you buy the rights to do so. Winston was a tool. All he had to say is what it was. Classless. Nothing more. All he did with his tirade is join those fans.

its all part of the game you want the money you also get the crap that goes with it.
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10ball wrote:hawkdogger and I sparred over this, a little, in the KC/Balt thread

He was at the game and I've heard now from other places that the number of fans booing was minimal.

My problem was that any of our fans were cheering when Cassel was down

Winston was wrong, totally, by refering to the 70,000 cheering. The asinine national media picked this up and then ran with it

Of course, I could give a f, what ESPN thinks of KC



Here's a good article from the KC Star's Mellinger on this, whom I usually dislike.

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/10/08/38 ... -odds.html

But in it he makes two important points: First, Winston made it sound like everyone was cheering the injury, which is flat wrong as I've said from the start. Even Winston admits now the people he thinks were cheering the injury were a vast minority. More like 700 than 70k, but the damage is done. This story is on PTI, ESPN, and GMA. Thanks for maklng us look like aholes.

Second, Winston is just wrong about the cheering. Like I said yesterday, the crowd was chanting for Brady to come in before the injury ever occurred. The cheering began - and I know because I was sitting there four rows from him - when Brady took off his jacket and began warming up. Then there was a cheer for Cassell as he walked off the field. Winston is a fool. What he says happened just didn't.

Like the article says, no one disagrees people shd not cheer an injury. But it just didhn't happen like that. I hope Winston enjoyed his attention whore moment in the sun.
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if you cheer and injury to anyone on either team, you're a tool bag. period. i'm not going to delve into the ins and outs of who did and didn't cheer when and where in this particular instance. i don't believe in cheering human trama and tragedy ever in any circumstance. i didn't cheer bin laden's death. i was happy and relieved that he wouldn't be able to orchestrate the deaths of others himself any more, but it still came a the cost of human life. anyway, back to my granola bar...
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