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Nobody wants Jay Cutler

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Neutral Corner, Apr 4, 2015.

  1. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

  2. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    I've been to a couple charity auctions and not everything sells. For the Cutler ball, it had a $100 minimum bid. As the story says, pretty pricy for a guy who may not be with the team in a year.
  3. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    Don't go talking facts and stuff. Ruins a perfectly good story.

    Actually, someone made a donation to the charity and bought it after this story broke.
  4. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Stop picking on Jay!
  5. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    After the person bought it, as they tossed the ball to him, someone else stepped in front and intercepted it.
    Mr. Sunshine likes this.
  6. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

  7. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Photoshop a cigarette in his mouth, stat!!!!
  8. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    I actually felt sorry for him when I read the story.
  9. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Let's see--millionaire, Kristen Cavallari. Not sure I can drum up any degree of pity.
  10. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    I was at a charity function about a decade ago and one of the quarterbacks who I covered and had a pretty good relationship with had an autographed ball and jersey up for silent auction. This was for another player's charity.

    The ball had a starting bid of $250 and the autographed jersey was $300. He pulls me aside and says, "If neither one of those gets to $500, I want you to place a bid and I'll pay you back."

    I said, "Oh, everything here usually goes for way more than it should because of the charity."

    He just looks at me and said, "You're not making me feel any better about this."

    I don't think he would have stiffed me if it had become an issue, but I really didn't want to be in a position where I would have had to bug him about gettiing paid back.

    Thankfully, the ball went for $750 and the jersey went for $1000.
  11. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    Oh, I know... I still cringed when I read the story.
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