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ThunderHorse17

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still the whole thing is sketchy. they say they found the car in a pond....so assuming he was in the car, but they don't even confirm that. . All a mystery at this point. Could be just about anything. Given the shooting in Dec. I'd GUESS it's related to that....it was close to where that happened. Territory. But it could still be ANYTHING. Junior drove his car off a cliff. Nix could have been suicidal from CTE. Who knows? Either way RIP, feel very sad for him and his family who sound distraught. Damn.....yes way way way way too young. If this has anything to do with CTE the NFL is going to take a huge hit IMO. The last incident with Vincent Jackon on the surface would appear to be very likely CTE.

IF, and a big IF, this is CTE, IMO the NFL should just be done away with. How much do the mfing owners need to make, how much does the fucking league need to make , when they KNOW young players are getting CTE andeach and every game is additive? Just stop the nonsense. Of course they still allow professional boxing. Whatever makes money I guess is ok in America. They ENCOURAGE these players to perform at the combine and that mean PED's and everything under the sun , and to make attempts to skirt the testing, just so the game can be more exciting for fans....you know big hits, big brawling players, freakish speed and power and strength. It is no coincidence that offensive linemen now make THE HOGS of the 70's look like smallish linebackers. Seriously,,,,for what??? Nothing more than ratings and money . Unconscionable IMO> And it's not just the NFL BTW,,,,it starts in HS and goes thru college. Time to end it all IMO.Same as professional boxing.

And those that say the players know the risks , they take them fully knowing what they might end up like, don't go there. That is a cop out. Why can't they demand weight limits per position? Because that means less money, less of the wow factor for fans and revenue. JHMO.
I mean beauty pageant contestants have weight and height limits...
 

Harryo the K

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Nix and CTE seems the least likely. He only played in five full NFL games.
Police killing....or white nationalist militia group? Covid related? Heart attack?

Unknown at this time.
 

Gill Man

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Nix and CTE seems the least likely. He only played in five full NFL games.
Police killing....or white nationalist militia group? Covid related? Heart attack?

Unknown at this time.
not necessarily .....he probably played football since he was a kid. Let's not forget the whole process begins in pop warner and goes thru HS right into college and then onto the NFL. You think players entering the NFL don't already exhibit early pathological changes of the disease? I'd bet they do if they ever autopsied a guy like 'dope' as soon as he left cal berkely there would be proof. There must be a ton with early changes in that league as rookies. Seriously...and it only gets worse with the NFL career obviously. Think of it like radiation...it's addititive over ones' lifespan.......so the more hits to the head the worse it ends up over time, the one ultimately leading to cancer the other to CTE.
 
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Harryo the K

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Gill Man said:
still the whole thing is sketchy. they say they found the car in a pond....so assuming he was in the car, but they don't even confirm that. .
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The Tiger Woods Driving School, you can major in that.
 
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Gill Man said:
still the whole thing is sketchy. they say they found the car in a pond....so assuming he was in the car, but they don't even confirm that. .
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The Tiger Woods Driving School, you can major in that.
Well as we now know, it was a gory ending for Nix, very sad. He WAS in the car, and only after he probably got all bloated after drowning,,,,,,his body managed to make it out an open window and head to the surface. Jeebus H. Still no word yet on why he went into the pond. Last I heard is speculation he might have gotten distracted, perhaps by texting etc, and ended up in a tragic course directly to the pond.

And yeah, maybe he took the Tiger Woods School of Driving 101 course. And that is not golf driving. Side gig for Tiger. More on the line that pro golf. If you slice you end up almost dead or dead. If you shank, yeah dead. And I hope none of my relatives were injured by Nix in that pond.
 
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Gill Man

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Careful Harry, they haven’t won anything yet. They gave up a lot to fall short.
I really think they are not disciplined enough to win it all...they make way too many mistakes and blow big leads in the 2nd half too many times. We'll see. Stafford isn't the problem, McVay is.
 

Fender57

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Big Ben retired, let the accolades begin.
 

Harryo the K

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Big Ben retired, let the accolades begin.
That's good stuff.
 
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