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Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:56 pm
  • Ok things are getting heavy around here with the PED stuff and the loss. But aside from the sprinkler business, another funny thing from yesterday's game was Breno's helmet. It was COMICALLY small. I saw it before the announcers did.

    Any idea what's going on here? Does the dude just have massive head? It looked like he grabbed Tate's helmet by accident or something.
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:00 pm
  • That was pretty funny. It was covered like half his head. Looked hilarious.
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:03 pm
  • CaptainSkybeard wrote:Ok things are getting heavy around here with the PED stuff and the loss. But aside from the sprinkler business, another funny thing from yesterday's game was Breno's helmet. It was COMICALLY small. I saw it before the announcers did.

    Any idea what's going on here? Does the dude just have massive head? It looked like he grabbed Tate's helmet by accident or something.

    Ya it's like he's stolen some pop warner helmet LOL :mrgreen:
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:08 pm
  • He has a really long neck, which I noticed a few weeks ago. I think that's part of the issue. I also think he has a small facemask that makes his helmet look smaller. It might be to help his peripheral vision. I can't see him getting away with a helmet with reduced sized padding in it. I know of guys that did it in order to get a smaller helmet, but that was back in the days when helmets were lined with spongy foam and you could shave it down with a razor to make the helmet fit your head more perfectly so it wasn't popping off. You'd just go a size smaller and shave the lining down. I think he'd get busted for doing that, since it is impossible, unless he's got an air helmet and has totally removed the bladder and shaved the foam it is encased in (the air bladder that fits on your head and is pumped to a certain tightness can be taken out and replaced as they sometimes pop/lose air consistently). The air bladder part fits right on your head like a an old style leather and padding bicycle helmet does.

    I think he just has a long Merton Hanks neck (some people have 2 or even 3 extra cervical vertebrae believe it or not), and then with a small facemask and the small shoulder pads he wears then his helmet looks kind of funky. I am 90% sure that's what it is. Long neck, small mask, small shoulder pads (for less to grab on to, which is great for a tackle).
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:09 pm
  • It's so small I wonder if it even provides any protection to his head. Perhaps that's why he's had so many bonehead plays.
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:15 pm
  • I've noticed this pretty much every time I've seen him for awhile now. I'm guessing nobody brought it up before, because it was never mentioned on air?
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:24 pm
  • I always thought the same about Brian Urlacher. Maybe it is the shape of a guy's head or they truly have a smaller helmet.
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:43 pm
  • he always has that size helmet
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:57 pm
  • Slick wrote:I always thought the same about Brian Urlacher. Maybe it is the shape of a guy's head or they truly have a smaller helmet.


    Urlacher's head does have a weird shape. He's got a tiny forehead and his top of his scalp is about even with his eyebrows. Haha.
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:07 pm
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Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:28 pm
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:43 pm
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:44 pm
  • Looks like a bicycle helmet
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 3:11 pm
  • one thing mentioned AFTER the MLB steroid era was how suddenly for those years everyone needed bigger helmets...........


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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 3:32 pm
  • Since Canhawk crowned me .NET helmet guru, my contribution to this thread is that he has a chinstrap in the cooler but more common high hookup configuration, instead of the uglier but more rare lowhookup configuration. the main difference is that the wearer of the high hookup can maintain his coolness when the helmet is unsnapped. It seems to be a Ridell REVO speed helmet from this angle, im not sure though.
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 6:59 pm
  • A Player that needs to be replaced in the upcomong draft:

    ORT-Giacomini, Replace with any of these ORT's: Brennan Williams, Rick Wagner, Xavier Nixon, Manase Foketi or Oscar Johnson in rd 3, 4, 5 - with or without helmets.
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:29 pm
  • CamanoIslandJQ wrote:Players that need to be replaced in the upcomong draft:
    WR-Edwards, Replace with any of these WR's: Keenan Allen, DeAndre Hopkins, Terrance Williams or Justin Hunter in round-1
    OLB-Hill, Replace with any of these LB's: Anthony Barr, Arthur Brown, Khaseem Greene, Brandon Jenkins or Jamie Collins in rd 2 or 3.
    OLT-Giacomini, Replace with any of these OLT's: Brennan Williams, Rick Wagner, Xavier Nixon, Manase Foketi or Oscar Johnson in rd 3, 4, 5
    CB-Trufant, Replace with any of these CB's: Mark Anthony, Micah Hyde, Blidi Wreh-Wilson or Sanders Commings in rds 4, 5, 6,
    TE-Moore, Replace with any of these TE's: Joseph Fauria, Dion Sims, Ryan Otten or Chris Gragg in rounds 4, 5, 6, 7.

    If possible, also pick up any of these players:
    DT-Akeem Spence
    DE-Quanterus Smith, (*sleeper)
    ILB-Kevin Riddick
    RB-Kenjon Barner
    WR-Markus Wheaton
    QB-Aaron Murray(?)

    So there we have a draft done early.

    So that's where left field is...
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:40 pm
  • And his wife is ugly too!
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:42 am
  • razgriz737 wrote:It's so small I wonder if it even provides any protection to his head. Perhaps that's why he's had so many bonehead plays.

    This.

    He needs a different helmet as bad as the team needs a different RT
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:51 am
  • CamanoIslandJQ please check your PMs, top of page where it says new messages.

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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Tue Nov 27, 2012 1:03 pm
  • kidhawk wrote:Image


    LOL looks like Cable and Unger think its funny too.
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:21 pm
  • Jerhawk wrote:
    razgriz737 wrote:It's so small I wonder if it even provides any protection to his head. Perhaps that's why he's had so many bonehead plays.

    This.

    He needs a different helmet as bad as the team needs a different RT


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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:42 pm
  • sc85sis wrote:
    CamanoIslandJQ wrote:Players that need to be replaced in the upcomong draft:
    WR-Edwards, Replace with any of these WR's: Keenan Allen, DeAndre Hopkins, Terrance Williams or Justin Hunter in round-1
    OLB-Hill, Replace with any of these LB's: Anthony Barr, Arthur Brown, Khaseem Greene, Brandon Jenkins or Jamie Collins in rd 2 or 3.
    OLT-Giacomini, Replace with any of these OLT's: Brennan Williams, Rick Wagner, Xavier Nixon, Manase Foketi or Oscar Johnson in rd 3, 4, 5
    CB-Trufant, Replace with any of these CB's: Mark Anthony, Micah Hyde, Blidi Wreh-Wilson or Sanders Commings in rds 4, 5, 6,
    TE-Moore, Replace with any of these TE's: Joseph Fauria, Dion Sims, Ryan Otten or Chris Gragg in rounds 4, 5, 6, 7.

    If possible, also pick up any of these players:
    DT-Akeem Spence
    DE-Quanterus Smith, (*sleeper)
    ILB-Kevin Riddick
    RB-Kenjon Barner
    WR-Markus Wheaton
    QB-Aaron Murray(?)

    So there we have a draft done early.

    So that's where left field is...


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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:57 pm
  • I had noticed this before with Giacomini. Just an idle thought that I'd never heard or read anyone else notice before. With Urlacher I think it's his exceptionally thick neck that makes it look so noticeable (I think it was that same color commentator guy...Tim Ryan? from a lot of our games that pointed the big neck out before).

    Another helmet that always seemed under-sized is Steven Jackson's. I always wondered if his dreads were making the helmet measured for his head size not fit. That doesn't make an sense of course, it doesn't seem to do that for anyone else.......I know, more mindless & meaningless idle thoughts :)
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Re: Giacomini's helmet
Wed Nov 28, 2012 1:05 am
  • gargantual wrote:I had noticed this before with Giacomini. Just an idle thought that I'd never heard or read anyone else notice before.


    LOL! Well I did ages ago, even brought it up for laughs with my Vikings mate when we watched the Min v Sea game earlier this season

    As a matter of fact, I mentioned to him how his funny looking head/helmet combo reminded me of what Chris Doleman looked like way back when, which he agreed with. We used to always laugh at Doleman's head/helmet.

    A pic Doleman and of Breno showing you what I mean. Maybe not the best pics though.

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