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Griffin expects to be fined

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Titans Insider, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. Titans Eternal

    Titans Eternal Got the swagger of a cripple

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    NFL such a joke. I've been getting less interested the last 2 years tbh. There was absolutely no other option for Griffin in the way he hit the WR. WR was trying to get low like a *****, but good ole' Griff got low right there with him. No ****ing idea how that was a flag.


    Whats funny, is after the guy clearly got KTFO and was snoring arms up, he came back into the game lol. They must have one hell of a medical staff in mexico 2.0

    And yes RTH, losing consciousness usually means the guy is gonna fumble. That was all Griff.
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  2. steverife

    steverife Starter

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    Griff is getting fined. Not a question.

    Does Sio Moore get fined for putting one on Fitz's chin on the first drive?
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  3. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x The Real Slim Shady

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    The league will fine him, but it wasn't an illegal hit. Griffin went low and led with his arms, it just so happened the WR also went low. What was Griffin suppose to do? That hit forced an imcomplete pass, no hit and that's a big gain for the Raiders.
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  4. GOFIGURETITANS

    GOFIGURETITANS Pro Bowler

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    I really don't see the justification in fines like this. When guys are moving up and down, in a split second, no way to miss a moving target like the helmet. Besides, he clearly hit him shoulder first then pushed off with his right arm/shoulder. Obvious attempt at hit, not head to head collision. He did what a safety was supposed to do. He separated the receiver from the ball. I have not been too happy with whiffin the last couple of years, but if he gets fined I would gladly contribute to help pay it. Perhaps that would spark some better play from all.
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  5. Aqutis30

    Aqutis30 They may have the Coin, but I have the Quan. Tip Jar Donor

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    Either way, fined or not fined, I am so proud of Griffin for taking that dude to the woodshed. He definitely was trying to avoid a hit to the head though, no doubt!
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  6. steverife

    steverife Starter

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    The expectation in today's game is to not hit him. If you want to stop that pass, you hit him below the shoulders when he is on his feet... or you cover him better ... or you get to the quarterback.

    I don't agree, but that is the game. Accept it. It isn't going to change.
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  7. Titans Eternal

    Titans Eternal Got the swagger of a cripple

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    Ofcourse not, don't be daft. Fitz just a backup, not a big name starter. I was shocked they even flagged the guy.
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  8. UCTITAN

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    the impact the back of the wr head made on the ground is what knocked him out. look at the play. stupid penalty.
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  9. Alex1939

    Alex1939 Space Invaders Champion Tip Jar Donor

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    Surprised the guy got up and walked away.
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  10. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

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    Griff has plenty of money, he can afford a few big hits.
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