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(ESPN)   Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson says Michael Vick is still an elite quarterback. In other news, Webster has changed the definition of "elite" to "mediocre"   (espn.go.com ) divider line
    More: Amusing, Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson, wide receiver, Antonio Pierce, Philadelphia Eagles, Nick Foles, Total QBR, elite quarterbacks  
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2012-10-31 10:58:02 AM  
2 votes:
Definition of Elite:

1) Shows up on time
2) Tries to do what he's told
3) Hasn't strangled any dogs lately.

Yep, the man is elite.


/// Quota hire elite.
2012-10-31 10:41:22 AM  
2 votes:
Definitely elite - I mean how many quarterbacks are there in this world - 10,000, maybe 100,000, maybe even a million or 10 million or more if you count the pee wees. How many of them can complete even one pass in the NFL? Maybe a few hundred (maybe a few thousand)? Now how many of them can play games at the NFL level? How many of them can play multiple seasons? Just a few hundred max, closer to a few dozen. I'd say belonging to that club makes anyone elite in every sense of the word.

Of course, that makes Sanchez elite too, but there you go.
2012-10-31 10:00:55 AM  
2 votes:
I won't believe that until I hear it from Joe Flacco. That dude knows elitism
2012-10-31 02:10:30 PM  
1 vote:
Here is a list of words of Eagles Players and Managment don't know the meaning of. Please feel free to add.

Elite
Dynasty
Salary Cap
Super Bowl Champion
Gold Standard
Defensive Coordinator
Strength and Conditioning Assitant Coach
Do a better job
Put players in a better position
Time management
Game plan
Cover Corner
Saftey
QB Pressure
2012-10-31 12:14:18 PM  
1 vote:
Also, wow my list is probably the most unintentionally racist thing I've done in a while.
2012-10-31 12:12:58 PM  
1 vote:

roc6783: This Looks Fun: IAmRight: This Looks Fun: ***snip***

That's a good way to look at it too. How would you slot them using your system?


Off the top of my head with no data in front of me:

Elite (You don't want to play these guys in the playoffs.)
Brady
Brees
Rodgers
P. Manning
E. Manning

Winners (These guys can be trusted with the ball when the game is on the line.)
Ryan
Schaub
Roethlisberger

Strong Managers/System QBs (If they played in Kansas City they would lose every game.)
Smith
Stafford
Flacco
Dalton
Hasselbeck
Palmer

Underperforming (They have the skills to get better, just need support. This is a transitional category.)
Weeden
Bradford
Fitzpatrick
Locker
Luck

Wildcard Players (Exciting to watch, but unpredictable.)
Vick
Newton
Wilson
RG3
Freeman

Liabilities (More likely to be the reason a team loses than wins.)
Cassel
Sanchez
Ponder
Kolb/Skelton
Tannehill
Yabba Gabba Doo

Game Outcome Deciders (Win or lose, it's in his hands.)
Rivers
Romo
Cutler

Also, I agree with IAmRight; there are several you could put in more than one group, but it really defaults to the highest setting. Like saying a guy who's 6'6" is "at least 6 feet." It's true, but he's also "at least 6'4", so move him up when it makes sense to.
2012-10-31 11:30:34 AM  
1 vote:
Romo is the Patrick Ewing of the NFL. Good, even great numbers year after year, decent enough team to get to the playoffs and maybe even a post-season win here or there with impressive QB performances from time to time. But when the game (no, the season) is on the line, it ain't gonna happen.
2012-10-31 10:41:05 AM  
1 vote:
He probably meant l33t. Cuz everybody knows Mike gets down on IRC.
2012-10-31 10:17:21 AM  
1 vote:
In shocking news, DeSean Jackson doesnt know what the word 'elite' means.
 
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