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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

RamBill527June 07, 2019 08:25AM

  Maybe it's not arthritis

promomasterj148June 07, 2019 08:42AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

MamaRAMa129June 07, 2019 08:51AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

Steve107June 07, 2019 08:56AM

  Maybe the team violated that?

promomasterj94June 07, 2019 08:58AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

zn90June 07, 2019 09:36AM

  Multiple definitions of "injury"

waterfield59June 07, 2019 09:51AM

  not in this case

zn51June 07, 2019 10:44AM

  Re: Maybe it's not arthritis

Steve15June 10, 2019 10:15PM

  Maybe Gurley remained mum...

jemach17June 10, 2019 07:54AM

  it probably IS something like arthritis and MJD is wrong

zn64June 07, 2019 09:31AM

  One of you two have actually spoke with Todd Gurley

LBRamsFan70June 07, 2019 12:55PM

  sorry he's wrong

zn69June 07, 2019 01:26PM

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

Classicalwit48June 09, 2019 03:57AM

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

max44June 09, 2019 05:34AM

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

zn48June 09, 2019 05:45AM

  on top of it

zn41June 09, 2019 06:15AM

  Paper analysis v field data

max25June 10, 2019 02:00AM

  Re: Paper analysis v field data

Classicalwit21June 10, 2019 03:59AM

  Re: Paper analysis v field data

zn27June 10, 2019 04:05AM

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

jemach17June 10, 2019 07:56AM

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

zn18June 10, 2019 08:11AM

  that's probably not accurate

zn80June 07, 2019 09:29AM

  MJD said what he said - no need to spin it

promomasterj74June 07, 2019 10:46AM

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

zn68June 07, 2019 10:51AM

  No, you're calling MJD a liar

moklerman45June 10, 2019 12:01AM

  Re: No, you're calling MJD a liar

Classicalwit36June 10, 2019 03:51AM

  If I meant that I would have said it

zn38June 10, 2019 04:07AM

  are the rams liars?

PHDram30June 10, 2019 05:37AM

  Re: are the rams liars?

zn35June 10, 2019 05:53AM

  Re: are the rams liars?

PHDram19June 10, 2019 06:54AM

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

waterfield23June 10, 2019 06:45AM

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

zn20June 10, 2019 07:20AM

  The battle between Verbs and Adverbs

waterfield17June 10, 2019 07:44AM

  Re: The battle between Verbs and Adverbs

zn18June 10, 2019 07:53AM

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

jemach13June 10, 2019 08:09AM

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

zn14June 10, 2019 08:14AM

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

Glyndwr7122June 10, 2019 07:09AM

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

zn23June 10, 2019 07:39AM

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

bigjimram2114June 10, 2019 02:02PM

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

jemach33June 10, 2019 07:50AM

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

zn25June 10, 2019 08:02AM

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

waterfield25June 10, 2019 08:48AM

  yes it does matter, my friend

zn24June 10, 2019 10:27AM

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

promomasterj33June 10, 2019 10:21AM

  naw

zn37June 10, 2019 10:33AM

  Re: naw

waterfield26June 10, 2019 12:36PM

  semantics

zn17June 10, 2019 01:24PM

  "Reports" don't equal "facts"

moklerman26June 10, 2019 03:48PM

  then what are we arguing about?

zn32June 10, 2019 04:28PM

  Re: then what are we arguing about?

moklerman22June 10, 2019 05:11PM

  Re: then what are we arguing about?

zn28June 10, 2019 05:31PM

  Re: then what are we arguing about?

moklerman15June 10, 2019 08:23PM

  Alternative explanations

PHDram24June 10, 2019 05:52PM

  Re: Alternative explanations

zn30June 10, 2019 05:56PM

  Sure

PHDram22June 10, 2019 06:18PM

  Re: Sure

zn27June 10, 2019 06:26PM

  You asked

PHDram23June 10, 2019 06:42PM

  Re: You asked

zn31June 10, 2019 06:50PM