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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by The Dude Dude last year over half this board was talking about firing Payton if we went 7-9 this year. A lot of those myself not included, wanted him gone then. Just because you are the eternal ...

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Old 06-16-2017, 02:30 PM   #21
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Re: Playoffs or bust?

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Dude last year over half this board was talking about firing Payton if we went 7-9 this year. A lot of those myself not included, wanted him gone then. Just because you are the eternal optimist doesn't mean you have to hate on people who are realistic.
You are a polae opposite of Willsaintswhatever. You have your ideas and if anyone else has one you don't agree with you act as their points aren't valid.
Just because we don't all think Brees will play 5 more years like you do doesn't mean we don't hope he will.
Dude, last year a handful of people around here were talking about firing Payton. Pretty much the same few that are always griping about things anyway. First of all, there was no chance of Payton being fired in the first place which showed how little those people knew. Secondly, whether the record reflected it or not, for the past two years the franchise has been heading in the right direction. Any change at the top would thrown all of that to the wind.

Being negative and always looking at worst case scenarios is not being realistic.
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Old 06-16-2017, 07:53 PM   #22
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Re: Playoffs or bust?

Chris and Saintfaninatlhell answered it better than I could.

I would only add that IMO...a question like this is usually made at the end of a season of failure like the last few. But when asked at this time, it felt WillSaint81 ish...This is the time for optimism..the time when everything is puppy dogs and rainbows. The new season is almost here and everyone is on a even keel at this point. Its the time for speculation..the time for HOPE and the time for optimism.

To me Dude, your post felt negative and I took it as such. If that wasn't your intention, I get it. Its all good. You are correct, this is a fan forum. We are all entitled to our own opinion.

I am looking forward to this season and being here talking about the team we all love. So lets stay optimistic and hope we can turn this thing around. WHO DAT!
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Old 06-18-2017, 04:39 PM   #23
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Once again, try getting your facts straight. It would have been uncharacteristic of Brees to put something like that on social media because he never did. Brees was interviewed by Mike Nabors and Nabors posted the following tweet without any context.

https://twitter.com/MikeNabors/statu...35466431574016

Nabors later posted the following tweet explaining that the context of the quote had nothing to do with any possibility of leaving the Saints for another team. It had to do with his own career.

https://twitter.com/MikeNabors/statu...48881799593985

To further place this all in context, the interview was immediately following the final game of the season against the Falcons. Brees subsequently expressed and stressed his desire to play with the Saints well into his forties.

Do you ever research anything before you post it as fact?

Splitting hairs I see......
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Old 06-18-2017, 04:41 PM   #24
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Dude, last year a handful of people around here were talking about firing Payton. Pretty much the same few that are always griping about things anyway. First of all, there was no chance of Payton being fired in the first place which showed how little those people knew. Secondly, whether the record reflected it or not, for the past two years the franchise has been heading in the right direction. Any change at the top would thrown all of that to the wind.

Being negative and always looking at worst case scenarios is not being realistic.
Last year a handful of people on this board went missing during the losing...
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Old 06-18-2017, 04:52 PM   #25
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Splitting hairs I see......
Splitting hairs? More like chopping trees.
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Splitting hairs? More like chopping trees.
Yeah, drew doesn't e joy losing and I noticed he didn't sign or even want to to discuss a new contract. My man might want to see what else is out there. He's not like you. He can handle reality.
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Old 06-18-2017, 05:47 PM   #27
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Yeah, drew doesn't e joy losing and I noticed he didn't sign or even want to to discuss a new contract. My man might want to see what else is out there. He's not like you. He can handle reality.
Brees said he doesn't want to discuss a new contract at this point because he wanted to take his career a year at a time. NOT his time with the Saints. He has also said he has no intention of playing anywhere else. His agent, as I have pointed out to you on several occasions, is the same agent that Peyton Manning has. Manning also went to a year to year mode over the last few years of his contract. And before you say that, "Yeah! And Manning left Indy!," don't forget he was released after his injury AND his absolute replacement was in place. He didn't choose to leave.

I can handle reality. Reality is an understanding of the present environment. It is you, my friend, that cannot recognize reality because you are so absorbed in your personal agenda.

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Playoffs or bust? Can we all agree on at least a decent pre-game show?

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Old 06-18-2017, 06:13 PM   #30
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Like it or not Brees is not going to last forever and Payton fired a butt load of staff recently. We are trying to win now.

Therefore, anything short of the playoffs is an automatic failure.

But then again, all 32 teams aim for the playoffs.
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