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James Walker uncharacteristally upbeat about rookie class


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#1 Jy Re

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 11:35 AM

http://espn.go.com/b...kies-can-change

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 11:44 AM

Love it. Agree with all of it.

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 11:44 AM

Talk is cheap.

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 11:51 AM

there is no reason a human being should have to read James Walker's 'articles'

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 12:19 PM

Part of me want's to be all "hell yeah!"

But then I remember that Walker rarely knows what he's talking about. :(

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 12:22 PM

I don't mean to be rude and I very rarely say bad things about a specific journalist.  But walker is an absolute clown who doesn't fully understand the division he "covers."  I have no respect for people that do their job poorly



(And i'm not saying that just because how he writes about the bills, he doesn't understand the other three teams either)

Edited by Numark, 18 May 2013 - 12:25 PM.


#7 ajzepp

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 12:24 PM

James Walker isn't someone I read anymore. The other day this moron was saying how there is a Bills QB controversy now, cause Marrone had Tarvaris Jackson taking first team snaps. Anyone with a clue knows that that was the Bills plan all along...to rotate the QBs. It's just a lame attempt to get attention to his articles when we all know there is no story at all to be had.

View PostNumark, on 18 May 2013 - 12:22 PM, said:

I don't mean to be rude and I very rarely say bad things about a specific journalist.  But walker is an absolute clown who doesn't fully understand the division he "covers."

Exactly.

#8 Dorkington

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 12:26 PM

Hopefully this is a case of "even a broken clock is right twice a day".

#9 Kelly the Dog

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 12:37 PM

View PostDoc, on 18 May 2013 - 11:44 AM, said:

Talk is cheap.
Talk is Ralph.

#10 chris heff

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 12:59 PM

View PostKelly the Dog, on 18 May 2013 - 12:37 PM, said:


Talk is Ralph.
Ralph is cheap. Talk is cheap. Therefore Ralph is talk. Deductive reasoning, nicly done.

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 01:23 PM

View PostNumark, on 18 May 2013 - 12:22 PM, said:

I don't mean to be rude and I very rarely say bad things about a specific journalist.  But walker is an absolute clown
ok
(And i'm not saying that just because how he writes about the bills, he doesn't understand the other three teams either)
Yeah but he's our clown for the moment.

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 01:48 PM

Last season, he also predicted the Bills as "upsets" in the AFC East.

To be fair, we were all upset. So maybe he'll be right this time.

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 05:05 PM

Hard to fathom that ESPN even pays that hack Walker a salary.
Probably more like a free subscription to Insider, plus free parking and a small bag of peanuts for his treks to the Dolphins games.

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 05:50 PM

Two words for Todd McShay:  Javon. Snead.

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 06:05 PM

View PostNumark, on 18 May 2013 - 12:22 PM, said:

I don't mean to be rude and I very rarely say bad things about a specific journalist.  But walker is an absolute clown who doesn't fully understand the division he "covers."  I have no respect for people that do their job poorly



(And i'm not saying that just because how he writes about the bills, he doesn't understand the other three teams either)

Blogging isn't necessarily journalism.  Just sayin'.   It can be, but in many instances, even though the blogger may be a journalist, much of what is said and reported on are things done to illicit reaction.  Take it for what it's worth.

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 07:01 PM

it certainly does seem like the guy is dropping the ball when it comes to his division. i look at a few of the others who have other divisions and sure there are a bit more on speculation, but those guys hit every piece of news about every team in their division.

#17 Numark

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 11:35 PM

View Postpurple haze, on 18 May 2013 - 06:05 PM, said:

Blogging isn't necessarily journalism.  Just sayin'.   It can be, but in many instances, even though the blogger may be a journalist, much of what is said and reported on are things done to illicit reaction.  Take it for what it's worth.

Haha I almost put journalist in quotes but I was like no one will say anything.  Interchanging "journalist" and "paid professional sports blogger" doesn't change the point I was getting at :)

Edited by Numark, 18 May 2013 - 11:35 PM.


#18 The Big Cat

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 12:06 AM



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Posted 19 May 2013 - 07:14 AM

Wasn't McShay the one who was all excited about Arron Maybin? Loved the pick, next Bruce Smith, etc. etc., . . .  when everyone here was like, "really??"

But my apologies to the entire TBD family, I can feel the collective shutter and convulsions when you read the AM name.

#20 The Wiz

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 07:36 AM

So the paraphrase: This draft class could be really good, unless their not.  -James Walker