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Wasn't Scott Mitchell already The Biggest Loser?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Hank_Scorpio, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    Ex Lions QB Scott Mitchell to appear on the upcoming season of The Biggest Loser.

    He now tips the scales at a svelte 366.

    His playing weight was 240.

    http://www.mlive.com/lions/index.ssf/2014/08/ex-detroit_lions_qb_scott_mitc.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+detroit-lions+%28Detroit+Lions+-+MLive.com%29


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  2. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    On the contrary, he was quite the winner, cashing in big-time on so little production and coasting his way to the bank from there.
     
  3. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    My thought, too. He turned a couple good starts late in a season into a huge contract.

    He set the pace for Matt Flynn.

    Love that he's now a bill collector.

    http://www.realityblurred.com/realitytv/2014/08/biggest-loser-athletes-bob-harper-second-chance/
     
  4. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    Zina Garrison and Damien Woody on show, too
     
  5. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    Yea, he has been one of the better Lions QBs in the 90s. It was more of a slam at the Lions as a whole. Posted mainly to show how much bigger he got.
     
  6. I think he's gone overboard with his Wayne Fontes impersonation.
     
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  7. Scott Mitchell isn't just some dude who has a collections job, but the producers know calling him that makes for a funnier back story.
     
  8. Rainman

    Rainman Active Member

    Who cares
     
  9. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Zina Garrison.

    You know you're getting old when ...
     
  10. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    That's the thing. He wasn't so gawd-awful that it was a guaranteed loss whenever he took the field. With a normal size contract, he wouldn't have had such unrealistic expectations.
     
  11. 3_Octave_Fart

    3_Octave_Fart Well-Known Member

    Scott Mitchell was a hell of a lot better player than Rob Johnson or Flynn.
     
  12. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Mitchell does get a bad rap. His 1995 season (4,338 yards, 32 TDs, 12 INTs) was pretty dang good, and he got the Lions to the playoffs (where they promptly got ass-raped by the Eagles). He was third in yardage and second in TDs that season.
    Got the Lions to the playoffs again in '97.
    Was he great? No.
    Was he the worst quarterback ever? No.
    I'm not even sure it's fair to call him a free agent bust.
     
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