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Old 10-03-2013, 06:21 PM   #1
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Default Cowboys player sick of hearing about Peyton Manning - "not scared of him!"

This makes me smile, a little. Let's face it. Most everyone who cares about football (outside of the Broncos, and their fans) is probably sick of hearing about Peyton Manning. I remember hearing similar stuff about one John Elway from the Packers and their fans, prior to SBXXXII. If Peyton continues playing like he has, it will only get worse (better!) - much, much worse (BETTER!)!

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IRVING, Texas -- All due respect to Peyton Manning, but some Dallas Cowboys defenders would rather not participate in all the raving about the Denver Broncos quarterback's record-setting pace.

Manning leads the league in every major passing category entering Sunday's game at AT&T Stadium, having thrown for 1,470 yards and 16 touchdowns without an interception during Denver's 4-0 start. Those numbers, along with Manning's 138.0 passer rating, project to shatter NFL records for a season.

Naturally, Manning's spectacular start has provided ample fodder for media questioning in the Cowboys' locker room this week.

"I'm sick of hearing about Peyton Manning this and that and that," said linebacker Ernie Sims, who expects to replace struggling starter Bruce Carter in the lineup Sunday. "We've got to go out and do what we've got to do. You hear it all the time. Guys walk in the locker room: 'Peyton Manning threw for four touchdowns, this and that.' I'm just sick of it. (More at link)

DeMarcus Ware isn't talking to the media this week, because "all y'all want to do is talk about Peyton Manning."

So, for the Cowboys lookalike thread, here's DeMarcus Ware:

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Old 10-03-2013, 06:35 PM   #2
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That talk from Ernie sims is about the same as if Paris Lenon was trash talking romo.. I thought that bust was already selling nikes at footlocker.
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Old 10-03-2013, 06:40 PM   #3
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Peyton is already in their head and he hasn't thrown a football yet. Unreal.
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Old 10-03-2013, 06:42 PM   #4
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Hopefully they aren't sick enough to take mannings knee out. Ware worries me that he's gonna put extra strength into hitting manning
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Old 10-03-2013, 06:46 PM   #5
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Old 10-03-2013, 06:49 PM   #6
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Where's BroncosYoda??

"I ain't scared"...

You will be...you will be...
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Old 10-03-2013, 06:49 PM   #7
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I love that this guy is too stupid to fear one of the greatest QB's in the history of the NFL who is having one of the best starts in league history.

When he gets out there midway in the 3rd quarter down by 27 he might rethink his position.
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Can't recall a team talking as much before a game, as the Cowboys have
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The cowgirls defense is under a lot of pressure, and it shows. Not only did an "old Gates" and Phyllis Rivers embarrass them, but Eli passed for over 400 yards in week 1, IIRC, and almost won that game even after committing 6 TO's.

The media is all over them, as they should be, so the players have to put on a brave face and act like they will magically fix the huge holes in their defense in just one week.

Trust me on this, Montee Kiffen isn't good enough at this point in his career, nor does he have the players, to out-smart Peyton.

I know this may sound like the same game-plan each week, and maybe it is, but if they avoid TO's, the Broncos should win this game easily; 2 TD's or more.
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:32 PM   #11
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Can't recall a team talking as much before a game, as the Cowboys have
It means the Broncos have them right where they want them.
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I know this may sound like the same game-plan each week, and maybe it is, but if they avoid TO's, the Broncos should win this game easily; 2 TD's or more.
I firmly believe there is no team in the league that can beat us without a minimum of a +2 TO differential. Most teams need a lot more than that though.
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Old 10-03-2013, 08:10 PM   #13
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Peyton is already in their head and he hasn't thrown a football yet. Unreal.
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Old 10-03-2013, 08:15 PM   #14
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A smart team would just say they are going to have to play their best or even smarter, not say a thing and make sure their play does their talking. But there in lies the problem. They probably know their play can't.
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A smart team would just say they are going to have to play their best or even smarter, not say a thing and make sure their play does their talking. But there in lies the problem. They probably know their play can't.
That's the thing. There is just no reason to even say anything. You don't have to be complimentary. Just respond in the typical NFL cliche-speak.
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Old 10-03-2013, 09:43 PM   #17
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Don't want to talk about Peyton Manning, who will probably rape you in your own home this weekend? Great, we'll just write an article about how you don't want to talk about him! Maybe I'm just bored of it, but every time stuff like this comes up I can't help but side with the players because they're fighting such an impossible battle with the press.

Would it surprise anybody if all the reporters really did want to ask the players about was Manning? I mean, that's probably a given, right? So why the hell would you, as a player, want to subject yourself to that if you didn't have to? The press wants these guys to sing and dance for them about any subject they feel like they want to cover. It's probably annoying as hell. They can't win.
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We should hang 45+ points on them no problem.
Should beat them by 3 scores...
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Old 10-03-2013, 11:36 PM   #19
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A smart team would just say they are going to have to play their best or even smarter, not say a thing and make sure their play does their talking. But there in lies the problem. They probably know their play can't.
Bingo. They have to put their brave-face on for the media, but to a man, they know they're cooked. They watch film like everyone else, and they know they just don't have the personnel to match up.
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I can't wait for Sunday.

* Crush the Cowgirls
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"not scared of him"

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meh, I agree with them. you can't interview any player anywhere without it coming back to a QB. this year, all of those questions go to the same QB. if I were a defender I'd be sick of it too.
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Would it surprise anybody if all the reporters really did want to ask the players about was Manning? I mean, that's probably a given, right? So why the hell would you, as a player, want to subject yourself to that if you didn't have to? The press wants these guys to sing and dance for them about any subject they feel like they want to cover. It's probably annoying as hell. They can't win.
Promoting the game, its part of the job as a player. Ad revenue is important stuff.
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So that's how it works.
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The cowgirls defense is under a lot of pressure, and it shows. Not only did an "old Gates" and Phyllis Rivers embarrass them, but Eli passed for over 400 yards in week 1, IIRC, and almost won that game even after committing 6 TO's.

The media is all over them, as they should be, so the players have to put on a brave face and act like they will magically fix the huge holes in their defense in just one week.

Trust me on this, Montee Kiffen isn't good enough at this point in his career, nor does he have the players, to out-smart Peyton.

I know this may sound like the same game-plan each week, and maybe it is, but if they avoid TO's, the Broncos should win this game easily; 2 TD's or more.
The Hype and results of the Kiffin experiment in Dallas reminds me of Shannahan attempting to squeeze every last ounce of mojo out of Jim Bates.
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