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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by TheOak Or as I explained to my teen aged daughter after she lectured me on "retard" being offensive... Retard is a mechanical term that involves slowing an engine in one of many ways... timing, restricted exhaust (Jake ...

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Old 12-17-2019, 03:15 PM   #51
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Or as I explained to my teen aged daughter after she lectured me on "retard" being offensive... Retard is a mechanical term that involves slowing an engine in one of many ways... timing, restricted exhaust (Jake Brake), etc.. It is not offensive it is the technically correct term... "That moron's motor is slower than mine. He is retarded"

Retardation also carries an IQ range of <20 to 70.

She walked off mumbling something about not knowing why she tries. lol
Professional athletes are paid a lot of money for more than just what they do on the field, and should try a little harder to stay out of internet spats with fans. So I'm not making an excuse for him... That being said, people call each other "retard" every day, and it has nothing to do with people who are actually mentally retarded. It's understood (or it SHOULD be understood) that it's an expression used to insult someone who either says or does something dumb.


But, naturally, people have to literalize everything. Retard is a WORD, people! It has different meanings. It doesn't represent just one type of person, or even always a person, at all. As you pointed out.

If I had a nickel for every time I heard that, the NFL would fine and suspend me.
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Old 12-17-2019, 03:26 PM   #52
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He's got the rest of the year to see how well he fits on the team. If he is willing to toe the line like everyone else and picks up the system then he might have found a home with a winner. If he doesn't want to conform to the team and/or he can't pick up the scheme then it was a good shot by the front office and he'll be looking for a job next year. No harm no foul.
I'm glad he's here. I dont care what he said in the context he said it
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Old 12-17-2019, 03:28 PM   #53
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"Don't press send !!!!" - Herm Edwards.

Welcome to New Orleans JJ.
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Old 12-17-2019, 06:35 PM   #54
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When I was younger and someone did something funny we would say that dude is retarded and it was more of a compliment than an insult.
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I'm glad he's here. I dont care what he said in the context he said it

Yea... who gives a crap?


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Old 12-18-2019, 11:13 AM   #56
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Any news on Jack Rabbit since the signing?

He must be "icing up" ...

Maybe the goal is to get him @ 100 % prior to the 1st playoff game.
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Old 12-18-2019, 11:45 AM   #58
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Here I'll translate for Coach.

"I'm not happy at the #2 CB spot opposite Lattimore. Saints are ALL IN on winning NOW. We claimed Janoris to help us defend better, get off the field on 3rd down and make plays without creating penalties" .

If any of those reporters think JJ was brought in for "added depth" is kidding themselves. I won't rule him out making his Saints debut vs Carolina in 2 weeks.

Can't wait.
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Old 12-18-2019, 12:07 PM   #59
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So, is he in the city?
Is he at the practice facility?
What's the extent of his injury?
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Old 12-18-2019, 01:52 PM   #60
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I mean, Apple has been pretty awful since the game against Chicago. Imagine having an above average corner opposite Marshon, this could really help in the playoffs.
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