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Want a good nontraditional story?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by TheSportsPredictor, Nov 16, 2006.

  1. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Yesterday the Elias Sports Bureau ruled that an Eagles TD from Sunday that was originally ruled as coming on a fumble recovery was actually a touchdown pass, because the pass was not caught and fumbled but rather bobbled around and then caught by another guy.

    Sure, there's articles about the play and how it changes McNabb's statistics and the like: http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/sports/16022655.htm

    But you can bet this ruling has a major impact on fantasy football. One of my leagues, it changed the outcome of a game. And since we have no rules covering this, people want to put it up for a vote on if we should accept the ruling or not. We aren't the only league!

    Write about this and increase your circulation!
  2. Marvin

    Marvin Active Member

  3. Ledbetter

    Ledbetter Active Member

    I'm sure Tony K will want to spend 20 minutes on this on PTI today.
  4. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Marvin yawns, but his readers won't.
  5. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    It makes an interesting note about NFL stats, that's all.

    As for your fantasy league, TSP, (or anybody else's) nobody gives a fuck but the people playing.
    If you think that will sell papers, you need to go out and get a fucking clue.
  6. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    I'm not telling you to write about my league. I am telling you it affects leagues all over the place. And if you don't think this is the kind of thing people want to read about, then you have no clue. If it weren't, newspapers wouldn't already be running fantasy football columns.
  7. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Yup...one fantasy column a week...that this week should include the statistical anomaly. Nothing more to report here.
  8. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    PA's Centre Daily Times is in touch with its readers: http://www.centredaily.com/mld/centredaily/sports/football/nfl/philadelphia_eagles/16024562.htm
  9. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    Right, TSP.
    Reported the facts and said it would follow tomorrow in the fantasy FB column...where it belongs.
    Not a separate "non-traditional" story, just a fantasy FB report.
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