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Old 07-27-2013, 01:59 AM   #51
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That last time I heard the organization express confidence in their position was Travis Henry's case and they won. So I am somewhat more optimistic than I was.
It is unusual for teams to come out like this, so I have a tiny bit more hope. But still, its seems like 9/10 times the players have to face the music when confronted with drug offenses.
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Old 07-27-2013, 02:07 AM   #52
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Deep, deep down inside, this is exactly how I feel. Although Im doing my best to control this, because if I dont and it gets out of control and then Im in fact disappointed with the ruling, it could damn well end in a life ending seizure.
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Old 07-27-2013, 02:12 AM   #53
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Just last year.
Yeah I know it happens, its just very, very rare.
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Old 07-27-2013, 03:22 AM   #54
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Old 07-27-2013, 05:07 AM   #55
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The fact that he didn't fail a test means nothing in and of itself - it could be for missing a test, in which case your guilt is assumed - no innocent untill proven guilty in this situation.

Not saying I agree with that btw, just saying that's the way it goes with all drug testing in all sports today

However, the fact that the team is publicly backing him to overturn his suspension does indicate that there are extenuating circumstances that might get him off - they generally don't do this if there isn't a valid case.

So I feel more optimistic, but we really don't know anything for sure, and this headline doesn't really advance our understanding in any way......
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Old 07-27-2013, 05:31 AM   #56
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Bad news. Testicular cancer.
Dude, how is that funny? :/
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Old 07-27-2013, 05:47 AM   #57
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Dude, how is that funny? :/
Because nobody dies of testicular cancer. It sounds scary. You will probably lose a testicle. You might have to do some chemo and radiation. But you'll live. It's like a medical version of being punked.
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Old 07-27-2013, 06:25 AM   #58
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Because nobody dies of testicular cancer. It sounds scary. You will probably lose a testicle. You might have to do some chemo and radiation. But you'll live. It's like a medical version of being punked.
As long as you have an extra 200,000 laying around that is.
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Old 07-27-2013, 06:44 AM   #59
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Hopefully Miller won't get suspended, but he's failed at least one test that is known, so it is a shame to say the least that this is even an issue, where he has to be tested regularly at all. He did that to himself. I'm still ticked at him, especially with his Super Bowl talk, apparently knowing all the while that this might happen.
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Old 07-27-2013, 07:28 AM   #61
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Hopefully Miller won't get suspended, but he's failed at least one test that is known, so it is a shame to say the least that this is even an issue, where he has to be tested regularly at all. He did that to himself. I'm still ticked at him, especially with his Super Bowl talk, apparently knowing all the while that this might happen.

Love how so many decide about his character before the full story in in. So far we know NOTHING.

Von says he is a different person than that 20 year old rookie that tested + for pot. Why not take him at his word until he proves otherwise.
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Old 07-27-2013, 07:34 AM   #62
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Hopefully Miller won't get suspended, but he's failed at least one test that is known, so it is a shame to say the least that this is even an issue, where he has to be tested regularly at all. He did that to himself. I'm still ticked at him, especially with his Super Bowl talk, apparently knowing all the while that this might happen.

What I read here:

"Ok, maybe I overreacted on the Von situation as he may not get suspended. But, I'm still going to pretend to be pissed at him, because I'm too far in to turn back now"

(Disclaimer: Until fired for defamation & contempt of court, I used to be a court stenographer. So I know what I'm doing)

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Old 07-27-2013, 08:59 AM   #63
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I posted a "really,Von?" Status on my Facebook... But I won't be giving away my Miller jersey anytime soon. The dude has seemed like a pretty standup guyso far.
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Old 07-27-2013, 09:07 AM   #64
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How often do you guys hear a player wins a drug related appeal? Im not holding my breath.
um, Travis henry as a bronco for one



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Old 07-27-2013, 09:33 AM   #65
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Because nobody dies of testicular cancer. It sounds scary. You will probably lose a testicle. You might have to do some chemo and radiation. But you'll live. It's like a medical version of being punked.

Lost a close family friend two years ago to this speed bump cancer...
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Old 07-27-2013, 12:53 PM   #66
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Oh there's like 10 dudes who freaked out like that.
And a couple guys basically said, "when they signed Shaun Phillips, I kinda knew something was up."
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Old 07-27-2013, 01:11 PM   #67
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Love how so many decide about his character before the full story in in. So far we know NOTHING.

Von says he is a different person than that 20 year old rookie that tested + for pot. Why not take him at his word until he proves otherwise.
Couldnt agree more Baja!
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Old 07-27-2013, 01:14 PM   #68
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Harvey is a freaking magician, so you never know.
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Old 07-27-2013, 02:08 PM   #69
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