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Old 05-21-2009, 11:22 PM   #1
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Someone out there has too much time on their hands and an overly active imagination ... I hope.

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Michael Vick thinking about a Rocky Mountain High?


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Michael Vick Hold your breath.

At least that way your face might turn blue instead of red. The Michael Vick to Denver rumors have officially started.

Of course, at such an early state, it should be remembered that the rumors, for now, are just that. Vick’s agent has said that football is “on the back burner for now.” But that’s how the hiring of Josh McDaniels and the “firing” of Jay Cutler began. If there’s one thing that could put those landmark decisions in perspective, it would be the addition of one of the most controversial scourges the NFL has ever seen.

So again, get ready for the message boards to fill and the local news to buzz. True or not, this story’s going to make for good copy.

Before you decide to whack me on the nose with your last rolled up copy of a print newspaper, you might want to start rolling the idea around in your head. Vick gets out of prison this week, and while he’ll have to head east to his Virginia home for two months of house arrest, the talking heads are already spewing the possibility of a return to the West. More specifically, Dove Valley.

I know what you’re thinking, and you’re not alone. Why on Elway’s green turf would the Broncos take a chance on Vick?

I don’t know. Sure, Vick has served his debt, or at least he will have in time to make late-July practices. And it’s not like the NFL hasn’t allowed for the return of some questionable characters in the past. Ray Lewis is still playing. Cecil Collins got his chances. Albert Haynesworth stomped on the face of a fellow player a few seasons before signing a 100 million dollar contract. Vick’s return is no longer a slight possibility, it’s rounding the corner on becoming a foregone conclusion.

But why Denver? Maybe because the media on the outside is still scratching their heads over the Jay Cutler trade. Maybe they think that with McDaniels at the helm, anything is possible. But dropping a runny-nosed prima donna and picking up a safe, savvy passer is a far cry from employing a guy with the baggage of Michael Vick.

I’ve heard the whispers that the new staff is enamored with the “wildcat” formation. And from a pure talent perspective there might not be a better-suited athlete to run that scheme. It’s not like Kyle Orton and Chris Simms are in any danger of being mistaken for Usain Bolt. Still, something just doesn’t feel kosher about Vick the Bronco. The controversy cup in Denver has to be full by now. We’re trying to run an organization here, not a VH1 reality show. I’d rather see Ryan Clady line up under center if it meant one week of flying under the radar.

So take it with a grain of salt. And hopefully the whole thing will blow over. But if I’d told you a year ago that Mike Shanahan would be replaced by a 34-year-old first time head coach would you have believed it? How about if I’d said that the 4-8 Chargers would complete an unlikely run to the postseason by hanging 52 points on the Broncos? Anyone put any money on Jay Cutler throwing to Devin Hester… on purpose?

Anyway, you can breathe again. Just try not to hyperventilate when you see the first PETA billboard speaking out against “Horse Fighting.”

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Old 05-21-2009, 11:24 PM   #2
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Not one chance in a zillion.

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Old 05-21-2009, 11:27 PM   #3
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Strangest of all, he might be our best option.

Just sayin'

Mcdummy would wear himself out beating the mule tho. won't happen.
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Old 05-21-2009, 11:29 PM   #4
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Not one chance in a zillion.

BroncoBuff will start at quarterback for the Broncos before Mike Vick does.
1 year ago...I'd say you're crazy! But now, I'd take just about anyone other than the 2 we have 'diligently studying the playbook' with their head while sitting on their no-talent azzes.

Vick in D...NEVER!
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Old 05-21-2009, 11:55 PM   #5
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Its not that far-fetched...we dont really have a starting QB here. Orton is more like pure football ubiquity.
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Old 05-22-2009, 12:02 AM   #6
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First of all. This better not happen. Second of all, Im not buying this at all, especially after Travis Henry. This seems like something spaghetti Mort would say. I wonder if this writer is the same person cited on this web page:
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Old 05-22-2009, 12:05 AM   #7
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First of all. This better not happen. Second of all, Im not buying this at all, especially after Travis Henry. This seems like something spaghetti Mort would say. I wonder if this writer is the same person cited on this web page:
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bring it on! Id love to see your head explode if it did? Would you be a 'faux fan' then?
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Old 05-22-2009, 12:07 AM   #8
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bring it on! Id love to see your head explode if it did? Would you be a 'faux fan' then?
No, Im more of a fan of the Denver Broncos than I am the Denver Bowlens. I know some of you pull for the Denver Bowlens and think youre pulling for the Denver Broncos.
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Actually, we could run a pretty good wildcat with Vick and Royal....
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Everything about Vick's game is wrong for McD's offense. Everything.
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Everything about Vick's game is wrong for McD's offense. Everything.
lol yep Everything... he is stupid as a box of rocks.
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Old 05-22-2009, 01:00 AM   #12
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Everything about Vick's game is wrong for McD's offense. Everything.
Yep. He's short, undisciplined and doesn't seem to really have that football knowledge you need in this offense.
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Old 05-22-2009, 01:04 AM   #13
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Vick sucked before he took two years off to go see prison, that being said I agree with what they said on ESPN about the wild cat O making Vick atleast have value again for the right team, I just hope its not our team.
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Old 05-22-2009, 01:52 AM   #14
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There are probably a deozen or more "Vick to team X" rumors already starting as we speak. What's funnier than the story, is that 2/3 of this board would be kissing his arse within a week if by some quirk of fate he actually did come here.
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There are probably a deozen or more "Vick to team X" rumors already starting as we speak. What's funnier than the story, is that 2/3 of this board would be kissing his arse within a week if by some quirk of fate he actually did come here.

Let me be the first to say that I would not be among those. In fact, if people think I get under their skin now, wait until something like this happens. Hopefully it doesnt. This offseason has been enough of a blackeye as it is.
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Liar.

This is sensationalism. Move along.
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Not gonna happen.

We SHOULD of kept our 2 first rounders and gotten a true QB or DT next year by keeping at LEAST OUR #1.

People talk how Smith was the best CB THIS year. What about in '10? huh?

We're likely gonna trade a top 10 for 37 in a weak draft.
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Old 05-22-2009, 02:42 AM   #18
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in that case, can you send me your autograph before you Cutler your way out of town?
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Old 05-22-2009, 04:03 AM   #19
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Just say no to dog killers. Mcdaniels would be out of his mind to take on vick.
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Old 05-22-2009, 07:07 AM   #20
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Do they not know we have Tom Brandsteter (sp)?
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I doubt this will happen, Vick is the antithesis of what McDaniels looks for in a player and a QB. If it does happen though, I would have to seriously consider my allegiance to the Broncos. Boneheaded moves by management, losing the franchise quarter, failing to adress the D-Line, and in my opinion setting the team up for failure are one thing. I can support a ****ty team that is moving backwards instead of forwards in the hope that one day they will turn it around. To this point I have not even considered changing my loyalty to a team I have followed for literally all my life. I would seriously have to consider wether I would support a team that employs thugs like Vick though. I doubt I will have to give it any thought though because Vick as a player isn't that good, and doesnt fit the mold for what McDaniels claims he is doing here.
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Let me help you with that...


It's Tom Bradystarter.
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I doubt this will happen, Vick is the antithesis of what McDaniels looks for in a player and a QB. If it does happen though, I would have to seriously consider my allegiance to the Broncos. Boneheaded moves by management, losing the franchise quarter, failing to adress the D-Line, and in my opinion setting the team up for failure are one thing. I can support a ****ty team that is moving backwards instead of forwards in the hope that one day they will turn it around. To this point I have not even considered changing my loyalty to a team I have followed for literally all my life. I would seriously have to consider wether I would support a team that employs thugs like Vick though. I doubt I will have to give it any thought though because Vick as a player isn't that good, and doesnt fit the mold for what McDaniels claims he is doing here.
Ha ha...here's a crazy thought. What if...much like some people think Shanny deliberately avoided first round RB talent so he could lay claim to the Mastermind title with late round picks and UDFA scrubs who gained 1000 yards...what if McD decided he was just the genius to undo all Vick's poor habits and mold this guy and his rep at the same time?

What kind of meltdown would this place experience? It would be epic and unforgetable...and a week later half the haters would be singing Vick's praises, talking about how crappy Atlanta's line was, how his receivers sucked and the offensive system wasn't designed for him, etc...it absolutely would go exactly like that.
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Vick seemed able to handle Reeve's Offense alright but nothing since .
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But if I’d told you a year ago that Mike Shanahan would be replaced by a 34-year-old first time head coach would you have believed it? How about if I’d said that the 4-8 Chargers would complete an unlikely run to the postseason by hanging 52 points on the Broncos? Anyone put any money on Jay Cutler throwing to Devin Hester… on purpose?
This is the most asinine logic ever. Think about it. Because someone can come up with extreme examples of a few things that nobody could've predicted, now anyone can make a crazy prediction and have it somehow appear legit?

Hey, lookie here.......Julia Roberts married freakin' Lyle Lovett so of course it's possible that she would marry a guy like you. After all, you're better looking than Lyle Lovett, right?
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