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FiredUpRepublican
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shlh1514
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Winning
24 Points

The Patriots Will CHOKE!

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/8/2008 Category: Sports
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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FiredUpRepublican

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After seeing The Patriots narowlly winning games these past few weeks, I firmly believe they are doomed to choke in the AFC Championship Game or the Superbowl. Just because they are undefeated does not guarantee a Superbowl victory, or appearance!

It is quite funny how, before the Raiders got screwed over several years ago, no one knew who The Patriots were. Infact, I had never seen a Patriot Fan in my life. Now, everywhere you look there are fake fans out there on the Patriot Bandwaggon who have no idea what their reputation is.

They cheat, busted twice this past season alone. They are overly aggressive, ridiculously arrogant, and have zero respect for anybody else but themselves. Ask the Redskins if you don't believe that.

I cannot wait for them to be knocked out of the Playoffs and enjoy the silence of the Patriot "Fans".
shlh1514

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I do believe that just because the Patriots are undefeated doesn't mean that deserve a spot at the Super Bowl, but give the Patriots some respect. You put a whole new subject ot this debate so lets stick to the debate subject. The Patriots have my respect because they proved and really proved it when the Patriots were losing 28-16 3rd quarter to the good Giants team. There resilience in the Patriots squad and that show them they can go 19-0. Just because their margin of victory goes down doesn't mean they suck, it shows us that they don't need that many points to win.
Debate Round No. 1
FiredUpRepublican

Pro

Their hype is absolutely ridiculous. They bullied Miami and Washington. Both of whom we all knew stood no chance against them. The scond instance of cheating/ poor sportsmanship was Vince Wilfork poking Brandon Jacobs in the eyes in their final game in New York. Pretty poor sportsmanship and highly against the rules. Why hasn't the issue recieved more attention?

I like how the Giants are called "good", just to esculate The Patriots even higher. The fact is that The Giants capitalized on weaknesses the Patriots demonstrated. Nothing more. They burned out in the second half as I expected them to.

It is absurd to put Tom Brady in the same sentence as Montana, Elway, Young, and Marino. Brady couldn't hold their jockstraps. They had a better respect for the game and their opponents. They knew the game inside and out and didn't need sideline videos of hand signals.

I can't wait until the Playoffs are over and "The Upset Of The Century" occurs.
shlh1514

Con

Well the Patriots are emotional team and they have trying to stop the BIG HYPE of going undefeated get to their head. You said that "The second instance of cheating/ poor sportsmanship was Vince Wilfork poking Brandon Jacobs in the eyes in their final game in New York. Pretty poor sportsmanship and highly against the rules." Well this game was to see if the Patriots are able to go undefeated and this game was the record-setting game. You said that "It is absurd to put Tom Brady in the same sentence as Montana, Elway, Young, and Marino. Brady couldn't hold their jockstraps. They had a better respect for the game and their opponents." Come one TOM BRADY is the greatest QB of all-time. He is still young and has time to get 5-7 Super Bowls (3 Currently)He holds offensive records that teams thought of impossible. He deserves that credit.
Debate Round No. 2
FiredUpRepublican

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FiredUpRepublican forfeited this round.
shlh1514

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Well for my opponent is doing doing two things: 1) He is waiting until after the Jaguars vs. Patriots game and if the Jaguars win, he'll have great evidence to this debate or 2) He couldn't post his debate and is waiting. Well the Patriots have all they need to win in this game and will win.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Johnicle 8 years ago
Johnicle
hahahahahahaha.... THEY LOST!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by bigbass3000 9 years ago
bigbass3000
They just lost and they lost to the giants in the final minutes wow, that is just embarrasing
Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
kels1123
No choking again 18-0 :) woooohooo Patriots are on to the SUPERBOWL :) Still Undefeated :)
Posted by shlh1514 9 years ago
shlh1514
Great Brady 26-28 nearly perfect
Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
kels1123
17-0 no signs of choking :)
Posted by aliveinwildpaint 9 years ago
aliveinwildpaint
Freddy Jackson has the power to run it down their throats.
Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
kels1123
Wilfork got a $500,000 fine and I saw it all over the news , sorry it isn't getting as much attention due to the primaries and the war that happen to be going on. He got the same punishment and publicity as any player does when they commit a personal foul.
Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
kels1123
Are you kidding me ??? A personal foul = cheating,since when and did you catch any of the stuff that the Giants were doing to the Pats??????? Are you seriously blind?????? Tom Brady not equal to those QBs, you must be kidding ... He could even end up surpassing them all, he is young and has broken sooo many records already. Stop being bitter and accept that the Pats are the best team this season. What they did this season has not been done since the 1972 Dolphins.
Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
kels1123
Okay I am in New England and a huge Patriot's fan and have always been a Pats fan win or lose. I also know many other Pats fans that have been fans through it all. You are coming across bitter. Cheated twice , care to explain what the second time was? They are not overly aggressive and if you have listened to their interviews they are not arrogant at all. Even when other teams have taunted them they have stuck to their one game at a time philosophy. They are a very talented team and deserve to be respected for that. How many other teams have a 16-0 record this season? NONE Maybe they will win (I hope so ) maybe not , but they certainly will not choke. They are a great team and will play their hearts out until the end.
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