Chargers Caught With Stick'Em, Could Lose Draft Picks

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by RealestWhiteBoy, Oct 21, 2012.

  1. RealestWhiteBoy

    RealestWhiteBoy Rookie

    295
    82
    44
    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-s...-chargers-possible-illegal-stickum-substance-171138159--nfl.html


    According to Jay Glazer of FOXSports.com, the National Football League is investigating the San Diego Chargers for possibly using an illegal "Stick 'em"-like substance during their 35-24 loss to the Denver Broncos last Monday night.
    "NFL Security has already begun investigation as SD equipment man was hiding illegal sticky substance and giving to players. Line judge saw it and had it confiscated and sent to Broncos and league", Glazer posted on Twitter.
    The equipment manager had the substance hidden in hand towels and the line judge (Jeff Bergman) noticed it during a timeout and made the equipment manager in question empty his pockets. The NFL takes issues of competitive advantages seriously and Glazer adds that sanctions by the NFL could range from a substantial fine to the possible forfeiture of draft picks, the latter of which may depend on how many individuals were involved in using or distributing the illegal substance.

    "Stickum" has been outlawed by the National Football League since after the 1980 season. The substance is most closely associated with former Oakland Raiders cornerback Lester Hayes, who would slather the sticky substance on his arms and hands during games. Though it has been banned, players have continued to utilize similar substances, using anything at their disposal to gain a competitive advantage. Former NFL player, head coach and current ESPN analyst Herm Edwards said that, even after the ban, he would place a small amount of Stickum on the inside of his cleats to use at key moments during games.
    #1
  2. Titanup1982

    Titanup1982 Pro Bowler

    11,816
    3,958
    809
    Maybe they could forfeit all their wins and make us 4-3..
    #2
    • High Five High Five x 4
  3. Titan43

    Titan43 Pro Bowler

    3,873
    1,927
    519
    Back when I played WR in HS, our field had several pine trees around it. I would always go over to the trees and break off a limb or some pine needles, rub them around on my gloves or hands during warmups so I could get some tree sap on them. The tree sap actually worked pretty well.
    #3
  4. Finnegan2win

    Finnegan2win hopesfall2win

    10,883
    4,996
    659
    Cheat and still lose.

    SD are pros.
    #4
    • High Five High Five x 1
  5. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow CEO of PPO Tip Jar Donor

    24,137
    11,961
    889
    **** you Rivers
    #5
    • High Five High Five x 2
  6. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE All-Pro Tip Jar Donor

    52,405
    17,686
    1,139
    I want the win. If they cheated week-6, they cheated week-2.
    #6
    • High Five High Five x 2
  7. Obie09

    Obie09 Starter

    2,993
    1,092
    469
    Yup I agree. Our defense wouldn't have missed 67 tackles if it wasn't for that stickem:anon:
    #7
    • High Five High Five x 3
  8. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

    22,475
    9,352
    939
    Forfeit all their wins, fire Turner, and execute Rivers.
    #8
    • High Five High Five x 4
  9. Fry

    Fry #BringJalenHome

    28,134
    9,929
    1,089
    Has anyone seen the gloves these guys wear now? They come with that stuff on there! How anyone drops a ball with these gloves on is beyond me.
    #9
    • High Five High Five x 3
  10. Titanup1982

    Titanup1982 Pro Bowler

    11,816
    3,958
    809
    I knew there was something odd about Rosario's 3 TD catches.
    #10
    • High Five High Five x 1