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DomCasual
06-02-2008, 08:35 PM
http://www.orangemane.com/BB/showthread.php?p=1964371#post1964371

I agreed with a poster about nobody having viable replacements whenever they called for Shanahan's firing. You negative repped me and said in the rep post that "Your (sic) a giant dick"

I was giving you the benefit of the doubt right up until this thread. As of now, as far as I am concerned, you are a stiff, dimwitted doucheneck. I hope you stick around long enough to prove otherwise.

:kiss:

The (sic) is what makes that priceless! :)

And is it just me, or does slugotsII (what - slugotsI was already taken? ???) talk about homosexuality, penises, and male anuses a lot? I think someone's got a secret.

DenverBrit
06-02-2008, 08:36 PM
I guess it's better than a donkey punching knuckle diver.

This all began with you misunderstanding the 'STFU Dimwit!!' comment.

Do you understand now??

theAPAOps5
06-02-2008, 08:36 PM
When you say BOHICA to stugotts he thinks you are coming on to him.

theAPAOps5
06-02-2008, 08:37 PM
This all began with you misunderstanding the 'STFU Dimwit!!' comment.

Do you understand now??

He really needs to buy a vowel.

stugotsII
06-02-2008, 08:41 PM
He really needs to buy a vowel.

Serious question:

Why do multiple people have the same odd picture for a sig?

theAPAOps5
06-02-2008, 08:44 PM
Seroius question:

Why do multiple people have the same odd picture for a sig?

Pezman set everyones sig to this picture for April Fools. Its hotrod in the picture. People were/are complaining about everyone having it so I am keeping mine to drive them nuts.

Hogan11
06-02-2008, 08:44 PM
They cut Henry.....no big deal.

broncocalijohn
06-02-2008, 08:47 PM
They cut Henry.....no big deal.

Can you please stay off topic?

Hogan11
06-02-2008, 08:48 PM
Can you please stay off topic?

I only have a few minutes here and thought well, I'd better weigh in on it.

Now I return you to your regularly scheduled programming.

Los Broncos
06-02-2008, 08:49 PM
Having some carnitas tonight for dinner with an ice cold beer.

Killericon
06-02-2008, 08:49 PM
i sincerely doubt it

We've already replaced Henry.

24champ
06-02-2008, 08:54 PM
Having some carnitas tonight for dinner with an ice cold beer.

BBQ'ed ribs tonight for me...mmmmm.

broncocalijohn
06-02-2008, 08:54 PM
Having some carnitas tonight for dinner with an ice cold beer.

All alone or with the (ex) girlfriend? Call me after 10:15PM. Maybe meet ya for a beer at the Door downtown.

SoDak Bronco
06-02-2008, 08:57 PM
I love carnitas at Los Delicious...everytime I goto Denver...They have the green chili sauce with the tortillas...man..if you are in denver check that place out...

Los Broncos
06-02-2008, 08:58 PM
All alone or with the (ex) girlfriend? Call me after 10:15PM. Maybe meet ya for a beer at the Door downtown.

With the ex, moving out at end of month.

I'll call ya later...

broncocalijohn
06-02-2008, 09:00 PM
With the ex, moving out at end of month.

I'll call ya later...

Make it Tuesday. I thought it was tuesday. Got to get up early tomorrow so better Tuesday.

TheReverend
06-02-2008, 09:33 PM
Well, Stugots, you sure got your welcome to the Mane thread. I suggest bookmarking it so it always stays close to your heart.

Sassy
06-02-2008, 09:35 PM
Food jacked...already! LOL!

Dedhed
06-02-2008, 09:37 PM
what a crappy group.

Selvin Young- too small
Michael Pittman-too old
Andre Hall-too small
Mike Bell- too slow
Ryan Torain- who knows
Cecil Sapp- is avg
Peyton Hillis is a fb and doesn't help at rbThe fact that you give Sapp the best review speaks to your credibility on this topic.

loborugger
06-02-2008, 09:43 PM
This is a classic thread....


http://www.orangemane.com/BB/showthread.php?t=50589

Where has good ole PatsWin been lately? He is a class act and the place is definitely better with him around.

montrose
06-02-2008, 09:44 PM
KRIEGER: Character flaws cost Henry
By Dave Krieger, Rocky Mountain News
Originally published 06:31 p.m., June 2, 2008
Updated 06:31 p.m., June 2, 2008

ENGLEWOOD ó A respected Broncos veteran who shall remain nameless let it be known during quarterback camp that simply by jettisoning Javon Walker and Ian Gold in the offseason, the Broncos became a better team.

This was a reference not to talent but to team chemistry, to that elusive sense of unity the Broncos used to know.

Mike Shanahan seldom admits a bad decision publicly, but he will correctify, as Larry Coyer would say, even while he defends the decision he's reversing.

Which will explain Monday's third and final shoe drop of the offseason, an early morning farewell to the last surviving member of the Broncos' 2007 axis of knuckleheads.

As occasional column contributor Tony Lovitt of San Diego points out, Travis Henry could be forgiven if he was distracted from his football duties, what with Father's Day coming up and all.

"Travesty," as my colleague Drew Litton nicknamed him, can now devote full attention to his nine children by nine women across four southern states, assuming these numbers have not increased since last year's Georgia child support court case that exposed them.

Confronted with this information on the eve of the '07 season, Shanahan did not deny that it might offer a window into the man's character. He did say he had no idea when he signed Henry five months earlier.

When Henry came up dirty on a league drug test during the season, Shanahan defended him, explaining he'd put on his Andy Griffith badge and given Henry a lie detector test, which he passed. When Henry's appeal to the NFL was upheld, it looked like vindication for both player and coach.

But behind the scenes, Henry's knuckleheadedness was slowly wearing on the organization. Teammate Andre Hall, one of the backs who will compete for Henry's touches, said his former teammate brought his release on himself. Asked what he meant, Hall trod carefully:

"I really can't say too much. I guess cause he didn't show. I don't really know too much about what's going on, what happened. He had a hamstring injury, I know that much. I know he's supposed to been out here, a lot of guys are out here hurt, and he didn't show up."

The camel's back was already pretty well loaded. Shanahan cut him on the spot, without waiting for an explanation. This became apparent when he was asked to characterize Henry's reaction.

"I haven't told him yet," Shanahan said after Monday's workout, the first of a two-week team camp. "I just released him. Haven't talked to him."

This was a marked contrast to his handling of the failed drug test, and a measure of how far Henry's credibility had fallen within the organization. Evidently, Henry exhausted a long list of excuses for missing the team's "voluntary" offseason workout program. In fact, I'm told he now holds the club's unofficial record for sick relatives.

This actually makes sense when you consider how many kids he has, although it requires believing that he also takes responsibility for them. Let's just say the Georgia court case raised some doubts about this. Documents in the case showed him spending $250,000 of his Broncos signing bonus on a Mercedes and gold jewelry while under court order to establish a trust for a 3-year-old for past failure to pay child support.

It would be nice to report that on second thought Shanahan regretted signing such an irresponsible fellow and cut him to improve his team's character quotient. Indeed, when I asked about the importance of character in his roster decisions this year, Shanahan offered the obligatory assurance that character wins championships.

Unfortunately, the veteran running back he signed last week in apparent anticipation of Monday's move, Michael Pittman, has a history of domestic violence almost as long as Henry's history of irresponsible paternity.

While attending Fresno State in 1997, Pittman was arrested for allegedly holding a former girlfriend by the neck and slamming her face into a car seat, according to The Associated Press. He was sentenced to a batterer's treatment program and two years' probation.

In the summer of 2001, as a member of the Arizona Cardinals, he was again arrested on domestic violence charges, after which the Cardinals released him, according to the AP.

In May 2003, as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Pittman was arrested in Phoenix and charged with ramming his Hummer into his wife's Mercedes, which was carrying his wife, babysitter and 2-year-old son at the time.

The St. Petersburg Times reported that Pittman's wife, Melissa, told investigators she was subjected to 30 or 40 incidents of domestic violence she never reported to police.

So cutting Travis Henry was not a statement about character so much as a choice between character flaws. It was Henry's bad luck that his character flaw ó a con man's fixation on serving himself ó happens to be a locker room liability, too.

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"A respected Broncos veteran who shall remain nameless let it be known during quarterback camp that simply by jettisoning Javon Walker and Ian Gold in the offseason, the Broncos became a better team."

**COUGH** Rod Smith**COUGH** Rod Smith

DomCasual
06-02-2008, 09:52 PM
KRIEGER: Character flaws cost Henry
By Dave Krieger, Rocky Mountain News
Originally published 06:31 p.m., June 2, 2008
Updated 06:31 p.m., June 2, 2008


Wow - that's an interesting column. A few things:

1) Did I miss the memo about Ian Gold being a cancer? I hadn't heard that before.

2) I guess Pittman's thing wasn't isolated. I don't remember hearing about the other incidents.

I really hope someone among Hall, Young, Torain, etc. steps up. It was hard enough pulling for Henry last year. I don't want to have to do it again - only this time, for Pittman.

jutang
06-02-2008, 09:58 PM
Great article by Krieger

TheReverend
06-02-2008, 10:02 PM
Great article by Krieger

Extremely inflamatory, but still great.

BroncoBuff
06-02-2008, 10:07 PM
I wonder if he'll be waiting in Mike's driveway when he gets home tonight...

stugotsII
06-02-2008, 10:14 PM
Well, Stugots, you sure got your welcome to the Mane thread. I suggest bookmarking it so it always stays close to your heart.

Yeah, you got some regular wordsmythes on this board. I'm really impressed.

theAPAOps5
06-02-2008, 10:24 PM
Wow - that's an interesting column. A few things:

1) Did I miss the memo about Ian Gold being a cancer? I hadn't heard that before.

2) I guess Pittman's thing wasn't isolated. I don't remember hearing about the other incidents.

I really hope someone among Hall, Young, Torain, etc. steps up. It was hard enough pulling for Henry last year. I don't want to have to do it again - only this time, for Pittman.

I believe Wabbit eluded to it. When Gold left the first time he talked **** about the team. Wabbit hinted that when the coach cut Gold this time it was an interesting conversation.

But you can see how ****ty of a teammate he is. We refused to play anything but the Weak Side LB. Even if moving to SAM and DJ to Will made the team better he wouldn't do it.

TheDave
06-02-2008, 11:14 PM
This Stugo guy has HOF written all over him...


... oh yeah and I'm glad they cut the bastard maker.

yavoon
06-03-2008, 12:00 AM
whoa.

Play2win
06-03-2008, 12:18 AM
YEP. Got to love the hypocrisy of some people.

I'm really surprised that word wasn't **Bleep'd** out on this site... ;D

SoCalBronco
06-03-2008, 12:28 AM
Wabbit hinted that when the coach cut Gold this time it was an interesting conversation.

But you can see how ****ty of a teammate he is. We refused to play anything but the Weak Side LB. Even if moving to SAM and DJ to Will made the team better he wouldn't do it.

I'm glad that worthless no good cancerous POS is gone. I love how everyone told me that everything was going to be fine and that it was better that Ian was here. What a load of crap. At least Shanny finally figured out the obvious...even if he did alot of damage in the process.

Hopefully Ian is never acquired by anyone...again. He doesn't deserve to earn even one more red cent. **** him.

Play2win
06-03-2008, 01:01 AM
****FYI I Just found out this is related to Henry missing workouts. One of the big issues with Shanahan is making the offseason training program, and since every player gets a pretty decent bonus for participating in it, it makes it one of those must-attend deals. Skipping on it and not trying put Travis in Shanny's dog house from whence there is no return. The skipped OTA's put the nails in the coffin.

Ya-Think... Hamstrings my arse... (thats prob what he said at OTA's, too...)

wolf754life
06-03-2008, 01:08 AM
mike shannahan = George W. Bush

4 $ gallon of gas? thats the first i've heard of it...........

malcontent drama queen running back that i'll defend on drug charges?

yerner
06-03-2008, 01:13 AM
Just wanted to congratulate all the posters on this thread. By far the most entertaining since the board has been up and running again.

Highlights include the Watermock meth thread link, Ian Gold being a jerkoff, Pittman's apparent work release job program with the broncos, and Stugotts 2 getting slapped around like, well, Pittmans spouses apparently.

Oh, and something about Henry Travis or somebody. Well done.

rovolution
06-03-2008, 01:24 AM
I believe Wabbit eluded to it. When Gold left the first time he talked **** about the team. Wabbit hinted that when the coach cut Gold this time it was an interesting conversation.

But you can see how ****ty of a teammate he is. We refused to play anything but the Weak Side LB. Even if moving to SAM and DJ to Will made the team better he wouldn't do it.

speaking of wabbit, id love to hear any insider info he has on this situation

DomCasual
06-03-2008, 01:43 AM
Just wanted to congratulate all the posters on this thread. By far the most entertaining since the board has been up and running again.

Highlights include the Watermock meth thread link, Ian Gold being a jerkoff, Pittman's apparent work release job program with the broncos, and Stugotts 2 getting slapped around like, well, Pittmans spouses apparently.

Oh, and something about Henry Travis or somebody. Well done.

Yeah, it's been a good thread.

broncocalijohn
06-03-2008, 01:54 AM
Had time to think of this one for you FF geeks. Cutler seems will have a 5k year with no one to hand off the ball during our offense. Unless this line does the usual tricks and makes good running backs great, I dont see Alex coaching in Dove Valley and the players arent named Mark Schelereth. Henry should have realized that this was his gig to be had unless he got hurt. Not looking good for us but maybe there is a TD in this group.

DivineLegion
06-03-2008, 02:18 AM
I sacraficed four bulls, three Virgins, and all of the Ian Gold football cards I had to the football gods in a blazing inferno to get that freaking midget cut...its going to be worth it, Trust me. :thumbsup:

This message is sponsered by the DJ Williams, and Traditional Bronco Linebacker Fan Clubs

24champ
06-03-2008, 03:34 AM
Yeah, it's been a good thread.

How bout dem Rockies...



:wave:

epicSocialism4tw
06-03-2008, 03:53 AM
Yeah, it's been a good thread.

Does anyone talk football here anymore?

???

Popps
06-03-2008, 04:10 AM
I'm glad that worthless no good cancerous POS is gone. I love how everyone told me that everything was going to be fine and that it was better that Ian was here. What a load of crap. At least Shanny finally figured out the obvious...even if he did alot of damage in the process.

Hopefully Ian is never acquired by anyone...again. He doesn't deserve to earn even one more red cent. **** him.

Definitely addition by subtraction.

Henry was useless and Gold was only more useful because he didn't limp off the field every other play, though you almost wish he would have.

Like the other article said, Shanahan is admitting his mistakes in his actions. The problem is, we've seen that over and over for the past few years. He needs to show something this year. This team needs to improve and play with more cohesion and direction.

epicSocialism4tw
06-03-2008, 04:24 AM
Like the other article said, Shanahan is admitting his mistakes in his actions. The problem is, we've seen that over and over for the past few years. He needs to show something this year. This team needs to improve and play with more cohesion and direction.

It has been hard to achieve the boldened above when you rotate your coaching staff and scheme so much.

The Bates experiment may have been the biggest mistake that Shanahan has made. Bates got rid of our most talented D-line player and slaughtered what little bit of consistency that was there. Losing Ek didnt help either, but that was the worst Broncos D-line I have ever seen.

A foundation needs to be set into place for it to blossom. A foundation of coach/scheme/players.

DivineLegion
06-03-2008, 04:46 AM
Does anyone talk football here anymore?

???

What are you European?

broncocalijohn
06-03-2008, 05:01 AM
What are you European?

close enough. He likes soccer.

fontaine
06-03-2008, 07:38 AM
Henry being cut is no big deal to me.

But I'm disapointed that Mike doesn't cut this guy for being a piece of crap parent then failing a drug test but he does cut him for missing a few practices?

Oh and on a related topic Micheal Pittman is a piece of sh*t repeat wifebeater and human garbage. I hope he's one of the first cuts in training camp.

chrisp
06-03-2008, 07:52 AM
Henry was definitely going to be cut before he restructured in the offseason. Taking a massive pay cut gave him a lifeline but only a slim one - he was still drinking in the last chance saloon. Getting hurt in minicamp may well be an indication that he didn't come back after the offseason in the best of shape, and i get the feeling that Shanny was just looking for an excuse to cut him after all the shenanigans last year. Just because he publicly backed the guy, doesn't mean he didn't tear him a new one behind closed doors.

Signing Pittman, well, that's just Vet insurance because there isn't a lot of experience in the backfield, even though there's a lot of promise. No-one likes RBBC but it seems to be the way of things these days and Young/Bell or Young/Tourain may well be as effective a tandem as there is in the league.

Cautious optimism for the current season, but the bottom line is these changes have to net an improvement on the field this year. If they don't, I might be tempted to join the Shanny must go brigade, but I'm not signed up yet - pass me those rose-tinted spectacles please....

DenverBrit
06-03-2008, 10:15 AM
Henry was cut for lack of commitment to the Broncos??

http://www.travishenry.com/

LOL LOL

Raidersbane
06-03-2008, 10:52 AM
I can only imagine that his cell phone must be going crazy with nine baby mommas calling and asking "WTF! Am I gettin my check next month?"

broncs2bowl
06-03-2008, 12:33 PM
t-hen be one dope ass motha fka

colonelbeef
06-03-2008, 01:20 PM
Henry was cut for lack of commitment to the Broncos??

http://www.travishenry.com/

LOL LOL


haha, nice, it's like he was never here

NYBronco
06-03-2008, 06:10 PM
Good move to let Henry go. He had his opportunities now it's time to see what the young and hungry kids can do.

Punisher
06-03-2008, 06:21 PM
Bring in Ricky Watters!

ZONA
06-03-2008, 07:19 PM
What you have to like about Ryan is that while he never was a "home run" type of running back, he still averaged 5.5 yards a carry as a junior and senior. That even stands out more becuase he didn't have a ton of break away long runs to pad his stats. He's not going down on first contact. He's not overly big and slow as some might think when you talk about brusing types of backs. He's still got enough quickness and shiftyness to make some plays on the outside. Got a good set of hands on him too. Can't wait to see him in preseason. I think he's gonna excel under Turner.

Bob's your Information Minister
06-03-2008, 07:21 PM
You guys will need to find a real running back at some juncture if you want to fix your red zone offense.

broncocalijohn
06-03-2008, 07:29 PM
Henry was cut for lack of commitment to the Broncos??

http://www.travishenry.com/

LOL LOL

Exactly. I also think the Giants are going to win the Super Bowl. Many others do too as a whopping 80% see the Giants upsetting the Pats. I love the up to date site. Great poll question for June of 08, the Titans gear you can buy online, but wait! There is an update on him missing mini camp with the ....BRONCOS so I must ask, "who is running his site?"
Brit, you are correct. No committment on his part to the Broncos. At least according to his website. Nice find.

Broncos4tw
06-03-2008, 11:05 PM
Great, I was yelling at him to be cut in the middle of games last year, about time imo. Legal issues, injuries, and looked nothing than average to mediocre while on the field. Waste of $$$.

Killericon
06-04-2008, 01:15 AM
Definitely addition by subtraction.

I can't believe how many times I've heard that this offseason...

BroncoBuff
06-04-2008, 01:15 AM
Exactly. I also think the Giants are going to win the Super Bowl. Many others do too as a whopping 80% see the Giants upsetting the Pats. I love the up to date site. Great poll question for June of 08, the Titans gear you can buy online, but wait! There is an update on him missing mini camp with the ....BRONCOS so I must ask, "who is running his site?"
Brit, you are correct. No committment on his part to the Broncos. At least according to his website. Nice find.

This one's just as bad: http://www.gerardwarren.com/

Gerard Warren of the ... Cleveland Browns?

Seamus
06-04-2008, 01:43 AM
You would think that with the $ they make, well Gerald had the $ sign on his site, that they could keep the things updated.
Oh well

I just hope we get a solid RB. Our OLine should be able to open up some gaps for a N-S runner with power up the middle. Yea Henry use to be that guy, hopefully someone can fill this without the baggage.

DBroncos4life
06-04-2008, 02:06 AM
Bring in Ricky Watters!

I bet he is still sitting by the phone.

cutthemdown
06-04-2008, 02:08 AM
You guys will need to find a real running back at some juncture if you want to fix your red zone offense.

I totally agree. Not just for the redzone though for everything.

Zealander
06-04-2008, 02:38 AM
Well I just about wasted an hour when I should have been studying for my finals to read this rather entertaining thread, and the linked into the "world of mock".

This will be an interesting place.

:boxing: And we certainly have some interesting smilies.

Rausch 2.0
06-04-2008, 02:49 AM
Bring in Ricky Watters!

Sad thing is someone will...

Beantown Bronco
06-04-2008, 08:45 AM
You guys will need to find a real running back at some juncture if you want to fix your red zone offense.

Disagree. Behind a mediocre line and only 150 carries in 2006, Mike Bell got 8 TDs. It's always nice to have one, but it certainly doesn't take a star at RB to solve red zone problems.

Gutless Drunk
07-23-2012, 09:37 AM
Travis Henry wants to make a comeback

Hereís something we didnít think weíd be writing about on Monday morning.

According to Adam Caplan of Sirius XM Radio and TheSidelineView.com, former NFL running back Travis Henry is trying to make a comeback for the 2012 season. Henry was last seen when he received a three-year federal prison sentence for his role in a drug trafficking organization in 2009, a sentence that has now come to an end and one that apparently left Henry feeling like he could make a return to professional football.

Itís fair to wonder if Henry wasnít using some of his own supply when he came up with that plan.

Henry turns 34 in October and has plenty of baggage that isnít related to that prison term. Henry was suspended for a year by the league in 2008 because of positive marijuana tests and he fathered at least 11 children with 10 different women, leading to a lot of issues with child support payments during his playing career. Those needs havenít gone away, which likely leaves Henry in need of money but, again, it is hard to see a team opting for Henry when younger backs who havenít spent the last few years in prison are available.

Henry ran for 6,086 yards and 38 touchdowns during his seven years with the Bills, Titans and Broncos.

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/07/23/travis-henry-wants-to-make-a-comeback/

baja
07-23-2012, 09:44 AM
Travis Henry wants to make a comeback

Hereís something we didnít think weíd be writing about on Monday morning.

According to Adam Caplan of Sirius XM Radio and TheSidelineView.com, former NFL running back Travis Henry is trying to make a comeback for the 2012 season. Henry was last seen when he received a three-year federal prison sentence for his role in a drug trafficking organization in 2009, a sentence that has now come to an end and one that apparently left Henry feeling like he could make a return to professional football.

Itís fair to wonder if Henry wasnít using some of his own supply when he came up with that plan.

Henry turns 34 in October and has plenty of baggage that isnít related to that prison term. Henry was suspended for a year by the league in 2008 because of positive marijuana tests and he fathered at least 11 children with 10 different women, leading to a lot of issues with child support payments during his playing career. Those needs havenít gone away, which likely leaves Henry in need of money but, again, it is hard to see a team opting for Henry when younger backs who havenít spent the last few years in prison are available.

Henry ran for 6,086 yards and 38 touchdowns during his seven years with the Bills, Titans and Broncos.

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/07/23/travis-henry-wants-to-make-a-comeback/

Great argument for forced sterilization.

Rohirrim
07-23-2012, 09:53 AM
Henry and reality have always traveled separate paths.

baja
07-23-2012, 09:56 AM
Here Travis we have a solution for your future money problems just drop your nut sack into this juicer

razorwire77
07-23-2012, 01:05 PM
Rep for use of existing threads! Elderly Travis would break off 2K kids in our system.

broncswin
07-23-2012, 01:11 PM
Lmao...I think we should bring him in for a look

broncocalijohn
07-23-2012, 01:21 PM
Lmao...I think we should bring him in for a look

I heard on the light rail we are but first we are bringing in Ricky Watters.

oubronco
07-23-2012, 01:27 PM
His baby mommas need mo money