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Bruschi can't run anymore

Posted on: August 30, 2009 11:59 pm
Edited on: August 31, 2009 12:05 am
Old and slow in the NFL means it's time to go.
Tedy Bruschi is the latest example. Bruschi, the longtime New England linebacker, will announce his retirement Monday. He's been a try-hard, effort player for his entire 13 seasons in the league, but it was quite evident the past couple of seasons that the game had passed him by.
He was too slow for the way the game is played now.
Did you see him try and keep up with Redskins tight end Chris Cooley on the long pass in last Thursday's preseason game? It was sad.
Bruschi never had great speed, but he made up for it with his awareness and his toughness. But in recent years, after suffering a minor stroke in 2005, he hasn't been the same.
The Patriots had to know this. Bruschi did too, which is probably why they both agreed to this arrangement.
I used to say I'd take 22 Bruschis for my starting group. OK, 21. Not the quarterback. But you get the point. He was a relentless player and a class act.
He will be missed.
But from a football standpoint, his time had come.
Old and slow, and you must go.
Category: NFL
Tags: Tedy Bruschi

Since: Aug 13, 2008
Posted on: August 31, 2009 1:10 pm

Bruschi can't run anymore

I would think his career and accomplishments would
merit more than the above. Check with the posters when your ready to retire
and we will reciprocate.

Since: Dec 16, 2008
Posted on: August 31, 2009 1:00 pm

Bruschi can't run anymore

TREMENDOUS POST! nicely done grograns

Since: Dec 24, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2009 11:53 am

Bruschi can't run anymore

Funny guy this Pete.

Surprised, that Pete isn't as high on Bruschi with these comments as he has been with the Patriots in the past years.

Pete's understatements: try-hard, effort player...hardly describes a player who he'd take 22 of. Tuning down your obsession now?

Statement that should've been made prior to calling his play sad: ...after suffering a stroke in 2005...

Bunch of sentences strewn together that have no transistions. Sad commentary.

Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2009 11:46 am

Bruschi can't run anymore

I was going to post with the same title, but then I realized that Prisco never could write in the first place.  He's just taken the advantage of being in the right place at the right time and ran with it.  He's a master at getting people riled up on the if that's difficult to do. 

Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2009 11:45 am

Bruschi can't run anymore

Prisco, usually you have some good perspective but this was a jerkoff move.  When it's time for you to retire I want an article written about how you are too old and slow, and you must.  You try to make it seem like you care in the middle, but completely rip him at the beginning and end.  You may be a decent sports writer, but you are a horrible person. 

This article sucks and poorly written, and you must go.

Since: Dec 27, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2009 11:30 am

Bruschi can't run anymore

Prisco is a classless act yet again. Was it really necessary to title your article "Bruschi Can't Run"??? I just can't believe that he had to write that. Why not celebrate the wonderful career of Tedy Bruschi, and his many accomplishments? It's a miracle that he was able to play after having a stroke. Prisco, you're totally off base this time.

Since: May 9, 2009
Posted on: August 31, 2009 11:19 am

Bruschi can't run anymore

Since when do you get away with writing one paragraph and calling it an article? This looks like a poem.

Since: Jul 30, 2008
Posted on: August 31, 2009 10:19 am

Prisco can't write anymore... or ever

Nice backhanded compliment douche. I understand your not that great of a writer so you developed a fake personality like freeman and doyle of being a dick.

Since: Aug 20, 2008
Posted on: August 31, 2009 9:14 am

Bruschi can't run anymore

Definely a real pro. Not a pat fan by any means but definetly one of my favrotes.

Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: August 31, 2009 8:56 am

Bruschi can't run anymore

I say, good riddance!   Laughing    What did you expect from a Steeler fan??  LOL
Slowly but surely the Patsies I have grown to hate are leaving, whether it be Rodeney Harrison, Bruschi, Vrabel, the other Tedy, etc.
They will miss his leadership on and off the field though, that is without question.
  Does anyone think his stroke could have been related to steroids os something similiar??  Just curious. 

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