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  1. Soxy

    2020 Pats: General/Non-QB Off-Season Discussion

    He was always a solid, steady contributor for years until he tore his knee up in the 2019 preseason. Worth a flyer for cheap money, I suppose, but I'm not sure where he fits. He doesn't play special teams either. My guess is they just see the track record of production floating out there on the...
  2. Soxy

    Deadspin is Burning

    Sounds like things are going great over at G/O Media HQ. They just did a surprise Friday firing of over half of their video staff. GMG Union was obviously not pleased: View: https://twitter.com/gmgunion/status/1291858333868097542
  3. Soxy

    8/4 Celtics vs. Heat

    I like this team so much.
  4. Soxy

    Covid and MLB

    I wasn't always sure how to properly weigh the incompetence of MLB when considering the possibility of the season shutting down prematurely. Would it make it more likely they shut everything down, because they clearly have no idea what they're doing and have no plan besides, "we'll make it up as...
  5. Soxy

    07/31 vs. Bucks aka Starting The Short Road to #18

    The man is unguardable.
  6. Soxy

    07/31 vs. Bucks aka Starting The Short Road to #18

    Always a good sign when the announcers all contradict each other.
  7. Soxy

    07/31 vs. Bucks aka Starting The Short Road to #18

    Fought all the way back. Let's see what they got from here.
  8. Soxy

    07/31 vs. Bucks aka Starting The Short Road to #18

    Little floppy from Giannis.
  9. Soxy

    07/31 vs. Bucks aka Starting The Short Road to #18

    Celts look a little off just about everywhere.
  10. Soxy

    Covid and MLB

    Every time I think about the possibly of playing organized American football, all I can think of is this (though I can no longer find the actual video clip anywhere; seems like the NFL did a bang up job scrubbing its existence off of the internet)...
  11. Soxy

    2020 Celtics Scrimmage Thread

    Yes and no. It's easier in terms of players and coaches on your team being able to hear you. The flipside is that your opponent can hear everything you're saying as well, which can make communication more complicated. I thought this was an interesting quote from Nick Nurse, from a recent...
  12. Soxy

    COVID-19 and the Red Sox

    Guerin Austin said during the pre-season game last night that it was the worst he's ever felt and the sickest he's ever been. IIRC, at one point she said he had every symptom. It sounded like it hit him hard. Seems like this is a bad idea, but that hasn't stopped us yet.
  13. Soxy

    Which Rookie Are You Most Excited About Going Into Camp (also can discuss rookies here)

    This was my thinking too. I really wanted to say Duggar but there's a chance he's just a special teams guy that doesn't really see a lot snaps on D. Uche could at least be a situational pass rusher, if nothing else, pretty much right off the bat.
  14. Soxy

    Covid and MLB

    Just like any other injury during the season. That's certainly an approach. Can't wait for the first NFL injury report that says: "Out: COVID-19."
  15. Soxy

    2020 Football Team: A Capitol Scandal

    No apology and he doesn't take even a shred of responsibility for this happening on his watch. Just another load of empty, "We'll do better," promises. I guess that's par for the course from this piece of trash but it's still pathetic.
  16. Soxy

    HDR Sucks

    I have the 55" version of that, so the app should work.
  17. Soxy

    HDR Sucks

    Not sure what model you have but I used their app called IPQ calibration on Android. Lots of negative reviews, as apparently it only works on Pixels and iPhones, but I have a Pixel and it seemed to work well. Picture looks great to me. HDR modes all work fine. One of the problems with simply...
  18. Soxy

    2020 Pats: General/Non-QB Off-Season Discussion

    Settled with Hernandez too. Reiss and Field Yates saying they're now up to $7.79 mil in cap space, so this is pretty significant, to say the least: View: https://twitter.com/MikeReiss/status/1281985567740362753 Reiss: With @FieldYates, reporting significant salary-cap news for Patriots...
  19. Soxy

    ESPN Is Pathetic

    I was going to say the same. Woody Paige and Bill Plaschke are still around, unfortunately, but the rest of the regulars on Around the Horn are generally solid. Mina Kimes, Sarah Spain, Clinton Yates, Pablo Torre, and Israel Gutierrez are on all the time. Plus we still get blessed with a Jackie...