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MattMan1
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mynameisjonas
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25 Points

The Patriots are a good football team.

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Started: 1/21/2008 Category: Sports
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
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Debate Rounds (3)
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MattMan1

Pro

The New England Patriots are currently a good football team. They have been undefeated for 18 games. Discuss.
mynameisjonas

Con

The 18-0 is an understatement. On february third they will be crushed by osi umenyiora and the NY Football Giants, thus will be 18-1. will you still keep your beliefs of them being a good team?
Debate Round No. 1
MattMan1

Pro

You can't just claim that the Giants will win the Superbowl. In any case, the Patriots are still a good football team. The Patriots this season are ranked number one for overall yards, passing yards, and points. They are the first team ever to complete a 16-0 football season. They are now 18-0, the best record in history. They are a good team.
mynameisjonas

Con

yes...but those were all lucky wins. Archie Manning and the New York football giants just dont stand for lucky wins. Giants will sap the sapsucking luck right of of Billychecks hooded sweatshirt and kiss it in their trophy. Call that an understatement?
Debate Round No. 2
MattMan1

Pro

Okay, your position on this debate is absurd. You have no supporting evidence on why the Giants will win and even if you did it couldn't be proved. The New England Patriots are clearly a good team.
mynameisjonas

Con

Listen, buddy. The Pats=The nightingale of sports. THe nightingale is a bird that flies with the majestitude of all that is bad. THe giants will eat a mockingbird like writhing.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
kels1123
Is said teacher going to harass the student all year long? So then the student manages to get an A all year long although they were caught cheating on the one test , does the school then say the child didn't perform well? That argument was just more proof that the Patriots are a good team regardless of anything else you may say.
Posted by kotamo 9 years ago
kotamo
the underlying question... HOW LONG HAS THIS BEEN GOING ON?!?!?

say a teacher cought you cheating on one single math problem on your math test... obviously she takes up the test and gives the student a zero on the whole test because she doesn't no how long or how much the student has cheated.

regardless the patriots shouldn't have been allowed in the playoffs and Belichick should not be allowed to coach in the NFL ever again.
Posted by penguin2 9 years ago
penguin2
so what if they knew some of the jets signals?
if you were to put that kind of info to lets say the dolphins
hands, they wouldn't be able to win 18 in a row!

we cant just say that by knowing a couple audible calls everyone is going to win...sure it'll help but that doesn't determine everything else like the physical or mental part of the game.
its a tough sport, and winning 18 at the highest level of football, competing against the best of the best is pretty hard
Posted by kotamo 9 years ago
kotamo
the patriots might have an amazing record but every one seems to forget the preseason...don't u remember....THERE CHEATERS!!! they were cought red handed and all that was issued was a 500,000 fine to the head coach.... now lets look back even further. about 4-5 years ago the patriots randomly started to get good... they have won the past few superbowls and possible could win this upccomming one...now ask your selves... HOW LONG HAVE THEY BEEN CHEATING??? 4...5... years??? there is no possible way to be sure...
Posted by penguin2 9 years ago
penguin2
the 07 Pats are the best EVER
im really not much of a Pat fan.
but...
its short and simple
pats will win supperbowl 42

beside tom bradys been there done that 3 times.
i think Eli will crack under the preasure.

hey what comes after a dynasty?
Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
kels1123
This debate is not about whether the Giants will win, it is about whether the patriots are a good team as they have been undefeated for 18 games. Obviously people are voting on their opinions as you can't argue with them being a good team and being undefeated 18-0. So Patriot haters , please based on the debate.
Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
kels1123
Con, give me a break, LUCKY wins ... what all 18 wins??? You are not truly a fan of football if you can't admit a team that has gone 18-0 is a good team. Look in the mirror you're green with envy.
Posted by Keithinator 9 years ago
Keithinator
"The 18-0 is an understatement" haha
you were probably trying to say that it is an overstatement but either way it doesn't make sense, it is a stat it cant be over or understated, it is fact and cannot be exaggerated.
Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
kels1123
nope the Patriots are not a good team , they are a GREAT team. 18-0 and they will be 19-0 and I will come on here and then challenge all those who said they are not a good team.
Posted by lexmastaflex013 9 years ago
lexmastaflex013
if mattman1 loses, its only because this site has more giants fans or people who just hate the pats because the patriots are obviously a good football team
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