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then what are we arguing about?

June 10, 2019 04:28PM
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moklerman
You are speaking way too definitively about something that you don't actually have any facts. You have reports. All of the coach speak and medical reports add up to a bunch of nothing. It's what they want people to hear.

I'm far more inclined to listen to what one pro bowl RB told another pro bowl RB. Now, it may be as strategically reported as any of the other stuff so it's not like it's gospel either. But, there's at least a chance that it may be something close to the truth.

MJD "reports" TG injured himself from an impact in game 1 and played injured all season. (BTW he does not say that t TG told him that he suffered an injury in game one. You're adding that yourself.)

So in this report, Rams do not report and injury for TG, play him most of the season WITH an injury. But they do report pain and inflammation from twice in the season.

At least the Rams version does not have them starting a running back with an unreported knee injury...which is 2 problems in 1 (starting a knee injured back who has had knee surgery, not reporting an injury).

So of the two reports, one stands up better to scrutiny. In fact we already knew about game one from both Gurley and McVay talking about it in December. I can quote that again if you like.

And we do not know what TG said to MJB. We only know what he reported. And from the looks of things, MJB got that wrong. The way this adds up to me, looks like MJB took TG playing hurt in game 1 (which we already knew about) as actually getting an injury in game 1 (which right now is a completely new claim). Since to me MJB'S version makes no sense, I am naturally inclined to accept the one that does make sense.\

And that's not just me who is inclined to view it like that. Here is VB from today:

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Jun 10, 2019: [theathletic.com]

All signs are pointing to a condition that needs to be managed, rather than an actual injury that needs to be fixed.



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Edited 5 time(s). Last edit at 06/10/2019 04:53PM by zn.
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  Maurice Jones-Drew: Todd Gurley Was Playing Through Knee Injury All Season

RamBill616June 07, 2019 08:25AM

  Maybe it's not arthritis

promomasterj217June 07, 2019 08:42AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

MamaRAMa195June 07, 2019 08:51AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

Steve170June 07, 2019 08:56AM

  Maybe the team violated that?

promomasterj154June 07, 2019 08:58AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

zn133June 07, 2019 09:36AM

  Multiple definitions of "injury"

waterfield115June 07, 2019 09:51AM

  not in this case

zn80June 07, 2019 10:44AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

Steve26June 10, 2019 10:15PM

  Maybe Gurley remained mum...

jemach29June 10, 2019 07:54AM

  it probably IS something like arthritis and MJD is wrong

zn110June 07, 2019 09:31AM

  One of you two have actually spoke with Todd Gurley

LBRamsFan102June 07, 2019 12:55PM

  sorry he's wrong

zn110June 07, 2019 01:26PM

  Re: One of you two have actually spoke with Todd Gurley

Classicalwit71June 09, 2019 03:57AM

  Re: One of you two have actually spoke with Todd Gurley

max68June 09, 2019 05:34AM

  Re: One of you two have actually spoke with Todd Gurley

zn68June 09, 2019 05:45AM

  on top of it

zn60June 09, 2019 06:15AM

  Paper analysis v field data

max48June 10, 2019 02:00AM

  Re: Paper analysis v field data

Classicalwit31June 10, 2019 03:59AM

  Re: Paper analysis v field data

zn36June 10, 2019 04:05AM

  His knee flared up...but it wasn't injured...???

jemach35June 10, 2019 07:56AM

  Re: His knee flared up...but it wasn't injured...???

zn37June 10, 2019 08:11AM

  that's probably not accurate

zn149June 07, 2019 09:29AM

  MJD said what he said - no need to spin it

promomasterj143June 07, 2019 10:46AM

  I didn't say it was spin, I said he is wrong

zn117June 07, 2019 10:51AM

  No, you're calling MJD a liar

moklerman109June 10, 2019 12:01AM

  Re: No, you're calling MJD a liar

Classicalwit79June 10, 2019 03:51AM

  If I meant that I would have said it

zn78June 10, 2019 04:07AM

  are the rams liars?

PHDram47June 10, 2019 05:37AM

  Re: are the rams liars?

zn52June 10, 2019 05:53AM

  Re: are the rams liars?

PHDram29June 10, 2019 06:54AM

  You know what-this all comes down to one word-"injury"

waterfield34June 10, 2019 06:45AM

  Re: You know what-this all comes down to one word-"injury"

zn30June 10, 2019 07:20AM

  The battle between Verbs and Adverbs

waterfield27June 10, 2019 07:44AM

  Re: The battle between Verbs and Adverbs

zn28June 10, 2019 07:53AM

  I'll say this about flare up vs. injury...

jemach38June 10, 2019 08:09AM

  Re: I'll say this about flare up vs. injury...

zn24June 10, 2019 08:14AM

  Re: Maurice Jones-Drew: Todd Gurley Was Playing Through Knee Injury All Season

Glyndwr7132June 10, 2019 07:09AM

  Re: Maurice Jones-Drew: Todd Gurley Was Playing Through Knee Injury All Season

zn35June 10, 2019 07:39AM

  Re: Maurice Jones-Drew: Todd Gurley Was Playing Through Knee Injury All Season

bigjimram2137June 10, 2019 02:02PM

  Great to know we have a lot of MDs on the board...

jemach44June 10, 2019 07:50AM

  Re: Great to know we have a lot of MDs on the board...

zn49June 10, 2019 08:02AM

  Re: Great to know we have a lot of MDs on the board...

waterfield48June 10, 2019 08:48AM

  yes it does matter, my friend

zn44June 10, 2019 10:27AM

  Also great to instantly dismiss a former pro-bowl NFL RB's reporting

promomasterj57June 10, 2019 10:21AM

  naw

zn58June 10, 2019 10:33AM

  Re: naw

waterfield45June 10, 2019 12:36PM

  semantics

zn25June 10, 2019 01:24PM

  "Reports" don't equal "facts"

moklerman38June 10, 2019 03:48PM

  then what are we arguing about?

zn44June 10, 2019 04:28PM

  Re: then what are we arguing about?

moklerman33June 10, 2019 05:11PM

  Re: then what are we arguing about?

zn38June 10, 2019 05:31PM

  Re: then what are we arguing about?

moklerman27June 10, 2019 08:23PM

  Alternative explanations

PHDram44June 10, 2019 05:52PM

  Re: Alternative explanations

zn55June 10, 2019 05:56PM

  Sure

PHDram41June 10, 2019 06:18PM

  Re: Sure

zn48June 10, 2019 06:26PM

  You asked

PHDram46June 10, 2019 06:42PM

  Re: You asked

zn53June 10, 2019 06:50PM