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    Make it 9

    According to Lance's blog the 9th Bengal was arrested last night. Johnathan Joseph was arrested for possession of marijuana. Why am I still shocked everytime I hear about this? It will be interesting to see how the new "Tough Marvin" handles this. Joseph is probablly one of the core 5 the Bengals need to build around.
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    I want to laugh. I really do. The whole "I'm above the law, I need to portray my culture" BS really irks me. It's seems to be more prevalent in the NFL. The problem is the penalties are of little deterrence, IMO.
    It's absolutely pathetic that people can't have an opinion from actually watching games and supplementing that with stats. If you voice an opinion that doesn't fit into a black/white box you will get completely misrepresented and basically called a tobacco chewing traditionalist...
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    Re: Make it 9

    But it's not 9 this year, see... when do we get to move back to 0 on the rolling calendar year?

    Soon? Hopefully? because once we get into the double digits, I fear people might find something to talk about.
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    Re: Make it 9

    Quote Originally Posted by zombie-a-go-go View Post
    But it's not 9 this year, see... when do we get to move back to 0 on the rolling calendar year?

    Soon? Hopefully? because once we get into the double digits, I fear people might find something to talk about.
    I thought it was a rolling 12-month time period....
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    Will it ever stop?
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    Re: Make it 9

    http://www.bengals.com/news/news.asp?story_id=5854

    January 22, 2007

    Posted: 11:20 a.m.

    Bengals cornerback Johnathan Joseph was arrested in Boone County, Kentucky overnight on a marijuana possession charge. According to reports Joseph was a passenger in a car that was pulled over for weaving on the road. Police searched the vehicle and found marijuana.

    Joseph becomes the ninth Bengals player to be arrested since December 15, 2005. According to league policy, as a first offense Joseph faces a fine but no suspension.

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    So this is the 2nd Bengals player caught with mary-jane this year? I guess it goes to show you what a joke the NFL's drug testing really is.

    A friend of a friend is the brother of a long time NFL QB vet. This vet liked to partake in mary-jane. This vet was informed by his team a good two months in advance when he would be tested. Plenty of time for the partaker to clean up the urine that would be taken. Just goes to show you how stupid or addicted those who fail the tests really are (Odell?). I think it is obvious that the testing is a joke. Look... two Bengals (Joseph & Henry) caught with mary-jane, but no one has failed an NFL administered test. Strange?
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    Re: Make it 9

    Quote Originally Posted by RedFanAlways1966 View Post
    So this is the 2nd Bengals player caught with mary-jane this year? I guess it goes to show you what a joke the NFL's drug testing really is.

    A friend of a friend is the brother of a long time NFL QB vet. This vet liked to partake in mary-jane. This vet was informed by his team a good two months in advance when he would be tested. Plenty of time for the partaker to clean up the urine that would be taken. Just goes to show you how stupid or addicted those who fail the tests really are (Odell?). I think it is obvious that the testing is a joke. Look... two Bengals (Joseph & Henry) caught with mary-jane, but no one has failed an NFL administered test. Strange?
    I know for 100% fact that college athletes are told well in advance for steroid/recreational drug tests.
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    That sucks. It seems he is a victim of the company he keeps.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoogMinAmo View Post
    That sucks. It seems he is a victim of the company he keeps.
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    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by WilyMoROCKS View Post
    Birds of a feather toke together.
    Innocent until proven guilty?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoogMinAmo View Post
    Innocent until proven guilty?
    I think he should go with the Michael Irvin "I was just holding for a friend trying to stay clean" defense.
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Calipari is not, nor has he ever been accused or "caught", cheating. He himself turned in one of his players (Camby) for dealing with an agent to get one Final Four overturned. The other is all on the NCAA and Rose. (IF Rose cheated.)
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    Re: Make it 9

    Release, please.

    We need a zero tolerance on criminal activity this year, even if it means dismantling the team.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TeamSelig View Post
    Release, please.

    We need a zero tolerance on criminal activity this year, even if it means dismantling the team.
    So throw away last year's first round pick because he was in a car with a pot smoker? I'm all for tightening up the discipline, but let's not go off the deep end.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Danny Serafini View Post
    So throw away last year's first round pick because he was in a car with a pot smoker? I'm all for tightening up the discipline, but let's not go off the deep end.
    He was in the car with a pot smoker? Yeah, but marijuana was found in his bag, and the car smelled like it too. Sorry, but I'm tired of rooting for criminals.


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