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  • Last I checked, half of your "passes" being screens and shovels to the RB doesn't qualify as proving you can pass. I need to see more RG3 before judging him to be the next "Peyton Brady" QB superhero.
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  • Tebow completed 75% of his passes last year. Russell Wilson was way lower than that.
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  • Well hell, you just changed MY mind, Scotte!
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  • RolandDeschain wrote:Well hell, you just changed MY mind, Scotte!


    Conversion, one man at a time, is the Tebow Way.

    Now that the Hawks have 35 running backs, Wilson is superfluous. Tebow is the only answer.
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  • Scottemojo wrote:Tebow completed 75% of his passes last year. Russell Wilson was way lower than that.


    Very true (6/8?). ;)

    Like many of our picks this draft, Tebow also has "off field issues". I say we bring him in. Anyone have any film on this guy?
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  • Maybe you can go to Canada and see him play.
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  • Basis4day wrote:
    All that is available is that they inquired about the cost of Tebow in a trade, not that they offered those picks. You are making an incorrect inference that if a team checks the price of an item, that they automatically offer to pay a certain amount.


    There is a huge difference between what I said..."The hawks were willing to trade picks for your boy Tebow" (and that is the truth, again P&J called knowing they would have to give up picks, and they still picked up the phone)

    from what you wrote...
    "that they automatically offer to pay a certain amount" (never going to happen, where did that even come from?)


    They did not want Tebow. They wanted to know his value.
    They were checking his value, but did not want the player? do you think we are 5 years old, do you have any clue how dumb that sounds? Calling for an item, asking the price, then saying "psych" I never wanted him. Why would you even offer that up?

    You claim "They did not want Tebow, They wanted to know his value" Really? Everything online says they were looking into the player, nothing about the Seahawks looking at his value? Do you just make crap up? Give a source please of P or J saying "We are looking into Tim's value, not the player" LOL
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  • General Manager wrote:Maybe you can go to Canada and see him play.


    They have Arena Football in Canada?
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  • Provide us a link where Pete or John ever validated that rumor.
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  • What rumor, and if they validated the rumor - Its no longer a rumor :)
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  • Spokane wrote:
    Basis4day wrote:
    All that is available is that they inquired about the cost of Tebow in a trade, not that they offered those picks. You are making an incorrect inference that if a team checks the price of an item, that they automatically offer to pay a certain amount.


    There is a huge difference between what I said..."The hawks were willing to trade picks for your boy Tebow" (and that is the truth, again P&J called knowing they would have to give up picks, and they still picked up the phone)

    from what you wrote...
    "that they automatically offer to pay a certain amount" (never going to happen, where did that even come from?)


    They did not want Tebow. They wanted to know his value.
    They were checking his value, but did not want the player? do you think we are 5 years old, do you have any clue how dumb that sounds? Calling for an item, asking the price, then saying "psych" I never wanted him. Why would you even offer that up?

    You claim "They did not want Tebow, They wanted to know his value" Really? Everything online says they were looking into the player, nothing about the Seahawks looking at his value? Do you just make crap up? Give a source please of P or J saying "We are looking into Tim's value, not the player" LOL


    Sigh. Take a deep breath. Again, show me online where it states that the FO offered Picks for Tebow. I don't know why you're getting so worked up. You keep saying it's online. Post the link where it says we offered picks for Tebow. You can't. We didn't. And no one said, "psych."

    There is a difference between offering picks for a player, and asking what it would cost to acquire that player.

    Our FO has consistently stated that they will weigh every option to improve the team. (AKA Measure Value). That is pretty much entirely what John Scheider's job is.
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  • Spokane wrote:What rumor, and if they validated the rumor - Its no longer a rumor :)


    Post the link stating they offered picks for Tebow.
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  • I'm still rooting for the guy. Mostly because it will drive many of you nuts.
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  • Basis4day wrote:
    Spokane wrote:What rumor, and if they validated the rumor - Its no longer a rumor :)


    Post the link stating they offered picks for Tebow.


    What else were they going to trade for him? cash? The fact JS picked up the phone and called the Jets to acquire Suckerfish Tebow showed that he was willing to trade SOMETHING for Tebow (JS knows trades are not free). The Seahawks wanted Tebow, JS called on tebow, however the the draft picks that JS had in mind (or cash) was lower then the Jets wanted. A simple deal that died.
    But It is in Seahawks history that we did want him, but the numbers did not add up for the deal.
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    FlyingGreg wrote:And the idiot Deadskins fans show up again...love this a$$ clown:

    "Is Russell Wilson half the player RGIII is? Uh, no.

    Are the Seattle Seahawks ever going to win a Superbowl? Uh, no.

    Are the Washington Redskins the superior team in the NFL? Uh, yes."

    I gently reminded him we've beaten the Skins three straight times in the playoffs, and that it was Wilson who tied Manning's TD pass record for a rookie and not RGIII.

    Denial...


    Yeah, I saw that too. You think we're in their head at all..? LOL. They'd better get used to losing to Seattle in the playoffs for the forseeable future.



    IF they make the playoffs.
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  • MontanaHawk05 wrote:I'm still rooting for the guy. Mostly because it will drive many of you nuts.


    You rooting for Tebow doesn't drive me nuts. It seems appropriate, honestly.

    Not that it's going to do any good. The guy is still going to suck. :mrgreen:
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  • Fantastic, I do not want to see Tebow anywhere near the Seahawk facilities.
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  • They said this morning that there were teams who inquired about Tebow....those same teams contacted Tebow / his agent to see if he would be willing to play TE. Tebow said no, and so much for the trade interest. I suspect if our FO made any inquiries, it was under those conditions.
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  • Spokane wrote:
    Basis4day wrote:
    Spokane wrote:What rumor, and if they validated the rumor - Its no longer a rumor :)


    Post the link stating they offered picks for Tebow.


    What else were they going to trade for him? cash? The fact JS picked up the phone and called the Jets to acquire Suckerfish Tebow showed that he was willing to trade SOMETHING for Tebow (JS knows trades are not free). The Seahawks wanted Tebow, JS called on tebow, however the the draft picks that JS had in mind (or cash) was lower then the Jets wanted. A simple deal that died.
    But It is in Seahawks history that we did want him, but the numbers did not add up for the deal.


    You keep insisting that we called up the Jets and made an offer. There are no facts to back that up. You can inquire as to a players trade value without making an offer. That is completely different than entering into a deal and saying, "Psych", to use your example. The closest thing anyone can find is that JS inquired what it would take to acquire Tebow. Again, that is different than making an offer.

    Whether or not JS had a price in mind is irrelevant. All that is available in quotes, media or print is that JS was doing his due diligence and checking with the Jets as to the cost of Tebow.

    I don't really have anything more to say on this subject until i see your link.
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  • I think I am the only one who does not hate tebow. The crap i hear about him on espn is crazy when merriel hodge talks about him i have to turn up the volume just to make sure i heard him right.

    I mean he is not great, but in my mind he is better than a good chunk of backups in the NFL, but when you compare him to someone like matt lienart..i'll take tebow. I just feel he got a bad shake from the start, he showed sign at denver, then was traded and replaced by peyton instead of being given a chance to learn under him. Then he found himself in the jets two ring circus and was given the brush off, and used as a media outlet to get the jets some espn time( which worked and failed).

    I feel bad for him, i loved him at florida, and thought he would at least be an okay NFL QB in a couple years after sitting behind someone with some skill, i don't want him anywhere near the seahawks,but the crap he has to go through, and the crap that is said about him is crazy. But at this point the ship had sailed, tebow will not be touched by any team for fear of the media circus that follows, part of it might be his fault, but not all of it, so much blame for his downfall has to be put with fans, the media, and being in a bad place at the wrong time.

    I am glad however the seahawks don't want him, just gotta feel bad for him as this is a rare case where the player is not kicked out of the nfl for drugs or being arrested..but for being average pretty much.
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  • We have five friggin' pages discussing a supposed interest in a player whom the decision maker summed up with "Uh, no," today?

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  • There is no evidence that the FO even contacted the Jets about Tebow it was a rumor that was never validated by the front office.
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  • Seahawk Sailor wrote:We have five friggin' pages discussing a supposed interest in a player whom the decision maker summed up with "Uh, no," today?

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    Lol, I was just thinking that.

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  • Sailor, what is a "friggin' page" and how is it different than a non-friggin' page?
    I'm confused...

    On topic, hey, I kinda like the dude. Might be a tight end someday. Pro'ly not, tho.
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  • General Manager wrote:There is no evidence that the FO even contacted the Jets about Tebow it was a rumor that was never validated by the front office.

    It was all captured on the Zapruder film, but the NFL is quietly killing all the witnesses and the film is locked away from public view.
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  • Don't be confused, Rick. Just let this aborted manbearpig amalgom of a thread just die the death it was supposed to before it was resurrected by blowhardedness.
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  • FlyingGreg wrote:Tebow...not surprised in the least. He's NOT an NFL caliber QB. Not even close.

    And he's never going to be. Nice kid though.
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  • I agree.
    Both this thread, and Tebow's NFL career must die...
    but seriously... Doesn't that qualify as an answer to our prayers from on High??


    Maybe aliens could help us all out and ab-duct tape him up & bury 'em in an endzone somewhere in Jersey... or is that, too, just wishful thinking, like the imminent end of the world 12/21/2012 Mayan Rapture thing...

    How about this to finish it...

    Tim Tebow becoming an NFL starter again, is likely to magically happen The Day After the Earth Stands Still, and the Universe itself spins around 'Him'.
    ROFLMAO!!!

    Tebow. What a joke. God bless him. I wish him well...
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  • kigenzun wrote:
    Tim Tebow becoming an NFL starter again, is likely to magically happen The Day After the Earth Stands Still, and the Universe itself spins around 'Him'.
    ROFLMAO!!!


    Well, technically, according to Einstein.....
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  • SalishHawkFan wrote:
    kigenzun wrote:
    Tim Tebow becoming an NFL starter again, is likely to magically happen The Day After the Earth Stands Still, and the Universe itself spins around 'Him'.
    ROFLMAO!!!


    Well, technically, according to Einstein.....


    You're actually the one who's in the wrong here. Special relativity works for frames of reference in constant motion relative to one another but it doesn't account for acceleration (gravity is a form of acceleration). However, there is not as easily shown in General Relativity which does account for acceleration, so in practice the Earth moves around the sun (since it's an ellipse, the Earth is in constant acceleration due to the sun's gravitational pull, as well as the pull from the moon, and Jupiter and even the other planets) and taking the Earth as the reference point screws with the mathematics.
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  • How did this go from Tebow to physics? Not that I'm complaining mind, physics is a worthy topic.
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  • Well I sure didn't see this thread blowing up the way it did :lol:
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  • Seahawk Sailor wrote:Don't be confused, Rick. Just let this aborted manbearpig amalgom of a thread just die the death it was supposed to before it was resurrected by blowhardedness.


    I'm thinking a mod should really abort this thread by locking it. ;)
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  • could tebow play strong safety?
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  • mrblitz wrote:could tebow play strong safety?

    Don't know, but we all know he can walk on water.........right?
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  • Picture yourself in a quiet meadow...watching squirrels eating wild asparagus.
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  • PlinytheCenter wrote:Picture yourself in a quiet meadow...watching squirrels eating wild asparagus.


    Then you walk through...the scary door.

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  • Could the offseason get over already? Tebow is a non-issue.
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  • Js wanted tebow as the replacement for jameson konz.
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  • Tebow just got offered $75 per game to play for Omaha in the IFL. He should consider it, because it might be the best offer he gets.
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  • RolandDeschain wrote:Even the indoor Omaha Beef QB thinks Tebow can learn some good things from him. Let this Tebow thread die, already.

    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/omaha-beef ... 37777.html


    Someone's got some interest in him. :laugh:
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  • Scottemojo wrote:Now that the Hawks have 35 running backs, Wilson is superfluous. Tebow is the only answer.

    That would be fascinating to watch. A team of all backs. Everyone blocking as one of them pounds the rock. I guess the other side of the ball would look like 11 Kam Chancellors handing out bone-crushing hits.
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