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    The Packers only beat themselves

    Justin Tuck of New York Giants thanks Green Bay Packers' Matthews for 'gift' playoff victory - ESPN New York

    I'm surprised a player like Matthews would say this I would've though Finley would be it.



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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    someones a lil bitter




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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    It's not like Matthews is the first person to ever say anything like this, and I really don't think clay was saying that the Giants had no say in the result. Tuck really didn't need to go run his mouth about it, but it seems like the giants, along with the rest of the nfc east, do a lot of that.



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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    I always wondered why their palms were so hairy.


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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    Quote Originally Posted by AlleyAddict View Post
    I really don't think clay was saying that the Giants had no say in the result.
    That's pretty much exactly what you are saying when you say that the opponent didn't beat you...

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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    Quote Originally Posted by AlleyAddict View Post
    It's not like Matthews is the first person to ever say anything like this, and I really don't think clay was saying that the Giants had no say in the result. Tuck really didn't need to go run his mouth about it, but it seems like the giants, along with the rest of the nfc east, do a lot of that.
    Tuck didn't need to run his mouth? How about Clay? Seems like the classy thing to do would be to just admit they got beat. Instead he plays the "they didn't beat us. we beat ourselves" card. It's weak at best, insulting at worst. What do you expect Giant's players to say?

    Clay's the one who should have kept his mouth shut.


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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    Quote Originally Posted by AlleyAddict View Post
    It's not like Matthews is the first person to ever say anything like this, and I really don't think clay was saying that the Giants had no say in the result. Tuck really didn't need to go run his mouth about it, but it seems like the giants, along with the rest of the nfc east, do a lot of that.
    Clay could have also kept his mouth shut.



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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    If anyone gave a game away it was the 49er's, the NYG had no business being in the super bowl let alone winning it.



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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    Ha, I'm a packers fan guys. I thought the bias (joke) would be obvious.



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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    Quote Originally Posted by AlleyAddict View Post
    Ha, I'm a packers fan guys. I thought the bias (joke) would be obvious.
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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    Quote Originally Posted by AlleyAddict View Post
    It's not like Matthews is the first person to ever say anything like this, and I really don't think clay was saying that the Giants had no say in the result. Tuck really didn't need to go run his mouth about it, but it seems like the giants, along with the rest of the nfc east, do a lot of that.
    Like others have said, I don't think Tuck is the one running his mouth in this case. I'd be interested to see your reaction if say, Jay Cutler said the same thing Matthews did. I have a feeling you'd rip him to shreds.



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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    The Packers beat themselves in the playoffs. Jay Cutler stands on the sidelines complacently during playoff games. The difference is the Super Bowl that all of those Green Bay players have a ring.



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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    Its a fair assessment by CMIII



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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    Clay Matthews,

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    Re: The Packers only beat themselves

    Quote Originally Posted by mike4cy View Post
    The Packers beat themselves in the playoffs. Jay Cutler stands on the sidelines complacently during playoff games. The difference is the Super Bowl that all of those Green Bay players have a ring.
    Not sure what that has to do with anything in this thread.

    Edit: Oh wait I think I get it. If you win a Super Bowl, the stupid things you say are no longer stupid. Got it.


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