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by Robbie
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: All Sports
Topic: 2017-18 NFL Season Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 160

Re: 2017-18 NFL Season Thread

Blair Walsh been all right so far but missed the important TD covert which allowed the 49ers to tie just with a field goal if they got in range. Hopefully that will not be a bad omen which essentially costed his predecessor a contract extension.
by Robbie
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: All Sports
Topic: 2017-18 NFL Season Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 160

Re: 2017-18 NFL Season Thread

been a raiders fan since MF went there. hoping they finally have another good season. Notwithstanding cases where a team moves out of your own city, I wonder if a typical fan of a particular team will still be a fan for that team if they relocate to a different city. If you were a Los Angeles Raide...
by Robbie
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: First time poster
Replies: 11
Views: 566

Re: First time poster

That Grey Cup game is on YouTube and I have an old VCR copy somewhere but I've never watched it. That was the one that got away. I've got the game on tape also. Like you I never watched the game again. Speaking of being miffed, I'm still miffed at old Chapdelaine dropping that pass from Roy Dewalt ...
by Robbie
Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Lionbackers Pub
Topic: 2017 BC Provincial Election Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 1142

Re: 2017 BC Provincial Election Thread

The new NDP has made an immediate impact by raising taxes for high earners and corporations to help pay for $51.9B balanced budget. People earning more than $150,000 a year will now face a personal income tax rate of 16.8 per cent up from 14.7 per cent.
by Robbie
Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: All Sports
Topic: 2017-18 NFL Season Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 160

2017-18 NFL Season Thread

Well, the 2017 NFL regular season started last night with the Kansas City Chiefs upsetting the defending the Super Bowl Champions Patriots with their come-from-behind win with three unanswered touchdowns while shutting out Tom Brady and his usual explosive offence in the fourth quarter - which the A...
by Robbie
Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Throwback Thursday
Replies: 62
Views: 4147

Re: Throwback Thursday

It was the Leos roared out 8-4 record in '74 beind a very good O-line (particularly Curtis Wester at guard Curtis Wester (May 7, 1951 – May 8, 1995) played for the Lions for three seasons as Offensive Guard from 1973-75. He was selected as a CFL All-Star in 1974 where he was the runner up for the O...
by Robbie
Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Lionbackers Pub
Topic: When is Cheryl's birthday?
Replies: 23
Views: 2155

Re: When is Cheryl's birthday?

Reviving this thread in light of the fact that school is starting soon and math problem controversies have gone viral again. http://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/whats-hot/parents-cant-figure-out-why-this-students-math-problem-was-marked-wrong/ar-AAqQHaA?li=BBmkt5R&ocid=ientp Q: Use the repeated addit...
by Robbie
Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: Throwback Thursday
Replies: 62
Views: 4147

Re: Throwback Thursday

In light of the recent conversation about the 1990 season on this thread http://www.lionbackers.com/bc_lions/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=17772, here is some simple information on a QB Lion who never played a single game and retired just after he Lions got his rights. In other threads, I've stated that the M...
by Robbie
Tue Aug 08, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: List of Good and Bad BC Lions who RETURNED
Replies: 40
Views: 2580

Re: List of Good and Bad BC Lions who RETURNED

http://www.totalfootballstats.com/PlayerQB.asp?id=1205626 his passer rating while not great was the best ever in 1990. his pct completion was his second best his td to int ratio was his best ever his int% was his best ever his td% was his 3rd best ever not saying his stats were great, just that the...
by Robbie
Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: List of Good and Bad BC Lions who RETURNED
Replies: 40
Views: 2580

Re: List of Good and Bad BC Lions who RETURNED

why paopao on bad list? Well as I explained in my first posting, I created this list to compare a Lions second and further stints with the team with his first stint. And those who are in the bad list either didn't perform better or performed worst in his subsequent stints and as such, that applies ...
by Robbie
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: List of Good and Bad BC Lions who RETURNED
Replies: 40
Views: 2580

Re: List of Good and Bad BC Lions who RETURNED

why paopao on bad list? Well as I explained in my first posting, I created this list to compare a Lions second and further stints with the team with his first stint. And those who are in the bad list either didn't perform better or performed worst in his subsequent stints and as such, that applies ...
by Robbie
Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Seasons
Topic: 2000 Team bonding leads to Grey Cup Win
Replies: 13
Views: 1760

Re: 2000 Team bonding leads to Grey Cup Win

According to the author's personal opinion, the top 10 Greatest Grey Cup games. Two of them involve the Lions, and both of them are Lions wins with the 2000 Grey Cup as #10 and the 1994 Grey Cup as #7. [media]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4W9MAHr62fQ[/media] I would say that even most Lions fans w...
by Robbie
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: CFL Football
Topic: List of Good and Bad BC Lions who RETURNED
Replies: 40
Views: 2580

Re: List of Good and Bad BC Lions who RETURNED

In light of Ricky Foley returning to the BC Lions organization, reviving this thread to track how he will do as a returning Lion. To summarize, how does a returning Lion compare to his first stint as a Lion? Here's the general consensus for these former Lions: GOOD RETURNING BC LIONS Bob Ackles Sean...
by Robbie
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: All Sports
Topic: 2016 World Series
Replies: 52
Views: 3371

Re: 2016 World Series

I remember watching game 6 of the 2003 NLCS when the Cubs were 5 outs away from advancing to the World Series when a fan named Steve Bartman allegedly interfered with a possible foul catch fly out. He has just been given an official (not replica) 2016 World Series ring by the Cubs organization. I gu...
by Robbie
Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Lionbackers Pub
Topic: 2017 BC Provincial Election Thread
Replies: 37
Views: 1142

Re: 2017 BC Provincial Election Thread

Former Liberal leader Gordon Wilson is back in the spotlight after being fired by the B.C. NDP a lucrative job in the liquefied natural gas industry. Who remembers in 1991, Gordon Wilson and the Liberals became the official opposition, but then resigned after an affair with Judi Tyabji and then cros...