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Chris Simms has spleen removed

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Kritter47, Sep 25, 2006.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    10 bucks says Mizzou can't finish a game with a ruptured spleen ... and that's with Mizzou sitting on press row the whole time.
  2. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    We're all stupider for having read this post.
  3. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    My old man had to have his spleen removed in high school after he was sandwiched by two blitzing defenders while trying to get a pass off. His high school coach, one of those old, bitter, military tough guys, told him to suck it up and get back in the game. Oddly, this did happen in Podunk, USA, in the 1960s, so I guess I'm fairly lucky. If he doesn't make it, there's no such thing as me. As it is, he's got a big ass scar down the left side of belly.
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    He ain't quittin.
  5. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    Yes, Simms should have let Cadillac Williams remove his damaged spleen on the sideline, or even in the huddle, then come back to lead Tampa to the victory.
  6. FileNotFound

    FileNotFound Well-Known Member

    Agreed. Most of us wouldn't finish writing a story with a ruptured spleen, much less finish an NFL game. Guy's obviously tough as nails.
  7. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    Jim McMahon once had a lacerated kidney during a game. That sounds painful.
  8. Dude

    Dude Well-Known Member

    So I guess when people say Simms is gutless, they really mean it now.
  9. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Simms gets phone-number points, for guts.

    Yet . . . Oklahoma will be happy to line up against him, at any time.

    As for Daddy? I've seen him treat hard-trying service people like shit. Talk about an ego.
  10. Lugnuts

    Lugnuts Well-Known Member

    If most of you had to endure a gynecological exam, you'd pass out. It's not pleasant and not for the faint of heart.

    Poor analogy.

    Just sayin'.
  11. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    da man, I don't NEED to hold off. I'm not stupid enough to make such a comment without having some knowledge of Bruce Gradkowski.
  12. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Pitt fans are still having nightmares about the guy. :)

    I like Gradkowski, but no way is he ready to be a starting quarterback in the NFL
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