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#1 BringBackFergy

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 09:40 AM

Using the "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" theory (i.e. you can name any actor/actress and in six steps (six movies) come back to Kevin Bacon), I believe the same holds true for Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Here goes:

Peyton Hillis

Peyton Hillis was drafted by the Broncos in 2008 and played with QB Jay Cutler
Jay Cutler went on to play with the Bears in 2012 and played with Brandon Marshall
Brandon Marshall was traded to the Bears from Miami where he played with Richie Incognito
Richie Incognito played for the Bills in 2009 and was acquired by the Dolphins in 2010
Ryan Fitzpatrick played with Richie Incognito in 2009 for the Bills

So you see gentlemen...everything comes back to Ryan Fitzpatrick

Go ahead...throw out a name. I dare ya.

Edited by BringBackFergy, 20 March 2013 - 09:40 AM.


#2 jjmac

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 10:02 AM

View PostBringBackFergy, on 20 March 2013 - 09:40 AM, said:

Using the "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" theory (i.e. you can name any actor/actress and in six steps (six movies) come back to Kevin Bacon), I believe the same holds true for Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Here goes:

Peyton Hillis

Peyton Hillis was drafted by the Broncos in 2008 and played with QB Jay Cutler
Jay Cutler went on to play with the Bears in 2012 and played with Brandon Marshall
Brandon Marshall was traded to the Bears from Miami where he played with Richie Incognito
Richie Incognito played for the Bills in 2009 and was acquired by the Dolphins in 2010
Ryan Fitzpatrick played with Richie Incognito in 2009 for the Bills

So you see gentlemen...everything comes back to Ryan Fitzpatrick

Go ahead...throw out a name. I dare ya.

Any time frame requirements for the name?

#3 bobobonators

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 10:05 AM

View PostBringBackFergy, on 20 March 2013 - 09:40 AM, said:

Using the "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" theory (i.e. you can name any actor/actress and in six steps (six movies) come back to Kevin Bacon), I believe the same holds true for Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Here goes:

Peyton Hillis

Peyton Hillis was drafted by the Broncos in 2008 and played with QB Jay Cutler
Jay Cutler went on to play with the Bears in 2012 and played with Brandon Marshall
Brandon Marshall was traded to the Bears from Miami where he played with Richie Incognito
Richie Incognito played for the Bills in 2009 and was acquired by the Dolphins in 2010
Ryan Fitzpatrick played with Richie Incognito in 2009 for the Bills

So you see gentlemen...everything comes back to Ryan Fitzpatrick

Go ahead...throw out a name. I dare ya.

LOL.

Considering the way players move around in today's NFL, i'm sure the same holds true for 99% of the players in the league.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 10:08 AM

Shane Falco - go!

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 10:16 AM

Sammy Baugh.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 11:17 AM

View Postjjmac, on 20 March 2013 - 10:02 AM, said:

Any time frame requirements for the name?
Have to be within the last 15 years

View Postbobobonators, on 20 March 2013 - 10:05 AM, said:

LOL.

Considering the way players move around in today's NFL, i'm sure the same holds true for 99% of the players in the league.
Maybeeeeeeee, maybe not. But the idea of all players sourcing back to Fitz just sounds comical.

View PostNoSaint, on 20 March 2013 - 10:08 AM, said:

Shane Falco - go!
LOL

View PostKD in CT, on 20 March 2013 - 10:16 AM, said:

Sammy Baugh.
Ouch, this could take awhile

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 11:19 AM

View PostNoSaint, on 20 March 2013 - 10:08 AM, said:

Shane Falco - go!

Shane Falco, played by Keanu Reeves in The Replacements.

Replacements also starred Gene Hackman, as coach McGinty.

Hackman played Lex Luthor in Superman 2, which  Marlon Brando was cast as Supermans dad.

Brando went to Shattuck St Mary's academy, as did Buffalo Sabre Drew Stafford.

I do not want Drew Stafford to play QB for the Bills, nor did I want Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Does that count?

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 11:20 AM

View Poststevestojan, on 20 March 2013 - 11:19 AM, said:

Shane Falco, played by Keanu Reeves in The Replacements.

Replacements also starred Gene Hackman, as coach McGinty.

Hackman played Lex Luthor in Superman 2, which  Marlon Brando was cast as Supermans dad.

Brando went to Shattuck St Mary's academy, as did Buffalo Sabre Drew Stafford.

I do not want Drew Stafford to play QB for the Bills, nor did I want Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Does that count?

*Ding Ding Ding* We have a winner!! Beautifully done.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 11:21 AM

View Poststevestojan, on 20 March 2013 - 11:19 AM, said:



Shane Falco, played by Keanu Reeves in The Replacements.

Replacements also starred Gene Hackman, as coach McGinty.

Hackman played Lex Luthor in Superman 2, which  Marlon Brando was cast as Supermans dad.

Brando went to Shattuck St Mary's academy, as did Buffalo Sabre Drew Stafford.

I do not want Drew Stafford to play QB for the Bills, nor did I want Ryan Fitzpatrick.

Does that count?

ill take it. I think the correct first move was funneling it through shane falco playing college ball at (the) ohio state though.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 11:44 AM

Anyone want to try Golden Tate??

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:18 PM

Golden Tate went to college at Notre Dame
Bills 1st pick in 1994 was Jeff Burris who went to Notre Dame
Jeff Burris played for the Bengals (and the Bills)
Ryan fitzpatrick played for both the Bengals and Bills.

it's only 4 degrees...  but I tried.

oh and Golden Tate was born in Tennessee where Ryan Fitzpatrick now is a QB.
intially GT was drafted for baseball by the Arizona Diamondbacks, but he chose football....  Arizona is where RFP calls home.

Edited by llyolf, 20 March 2013 - 12:21 PM.


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Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:27 PM

View PostBringBackFergy, on 20 March 2013 - 11:44 AM, said:

Anyone want to try Golden Tate??

Golden Tate plays with Marshawn Lynch, who played with Ryan Fitzpatrick.  I'd actually be shocked if any NFL player can't be connected to any other NFL player in 3 steps or fewer, nevermind 6.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:30 PM

how about golden taint the porn star

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:32 PM

Lmao

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:45 PM

View PostSageAgainstTheMachine, on 20 March 2013 - 12:27 PM, said:

Golden Tate plays with Marshawn Lynch, who played with Ryan Fitzpatrick.  I'd actually be shocked if any NFL player can't be connected to any other NFL player in 3 steps or fewer, nevermind 6.

Good thread during a down time of the offseason, but yes, you are right.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:57 PM

View PostSageAgainstTheMachine, on 20 March 2013 - 12:27 PM, said:

Golden Tate plays with Marshawn Lynch, who played with Ryan Fitzpatrick.  I'd actually be shocked if any NFL player can't be connected to any other NFL player in 3 steps or fewer, nevermind 6.
OK smarty pants...try Cam Newton

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:00 PM

View PostNoSaint, on 20 March 2013 - 11:21 AM, said:

ill take it. I think the correct first move was funneling it through shane falco playing college ball at (the) ohio state though.

I actually connected Falco's actor connecting via Dean Cain who played for the Bills but whatever works.

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:01 PM

View PostBringBackFergy, on 20 March 2013 - 12:57 PM, said:

OK smarty pants...try Cam Newton

Easy:

Cam Newton played in Carolina with Dwan Edwards
Dwan Edwards played in Buffalo with Fitzy

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:11 PM

View Postthebandit27, on 20 March 2013 - 01:01 PM, said:

Easy:

Cam Newton played in Carolina with Dwan Edwards
Dwan Edwards played in Buffalo with Fitzy
Who asked you?? :censored: :censored:  OK Bandit Pants - try this:

Eli Manning

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:14 PM

Shane Falco played by Keanu Reeves
1) Keanu Reeves - Vince Vaughn "Thumbsucker"
2) Vince Vaughn - Craig Kilbourn "Old School"
3) Craig Kilbourn - Bill Romanowski "The Bench Warmers"
4) Bill Romanowski 2002 Raiders with Charles Woodson
5) Charles Woodson 2009 Packers with Nick Barnett
6) Nick Barnett with Fitzpatrick in Buffalo