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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    CW posted a bunch of articles that weren't exactly full of sunshine and rainbows, with one example being his piece about the defensive line.

    Yes, he writes things that create excitement, but he's as sober a homer as you'll ever find.
    He said the defensive line was going to be a struggle. No doubt about that, but he really does a good job of being overwhelmingly positive so when he does actually say something negative it kind of hides in his articles. I guess he just rarely stresses the concerns as much as he highlights the hype.


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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by Section110 View Post
    He said the defensive line was going to be a struggle. No doubt about that, but he really does a good job of being overwhelmingly positive so when he does actually say something negative it kind of hides in his articles. I guess he just rarely stresses the concerns as much as he highlights the hype.
    Yeah because being optimistic is such a bad thing. **** him right? You're a joke.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by CyJack13 View Post
    What? He runs an ISU fan site, he's not supposed to be an unbiased reporter for espn or SI or something. If he needs to be overly optimistic to keep his ISU connections, so be it. He provides a lot of good content.
    If he's critical, in situations such as today, are you going to bail on this website?



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    Chris has not made a single excuse...an excuse would be "ISU would of won if they didnt have any injures". Has he said that once? All he is doing is pointing out facts. That what you do on a POSTGAME radio show.
    You do realize that these are the same loser hawk trolls that show up everytime things are bad. The good news is that they will disappear in November, and not return until fall.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by enisthemenace View Post
    If he's critical, in situations such as today, are you going to bail on this website?
    No he can be as critical as he wants, but I understand why he usually puts a positive spin on things. What the hell is your point?



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by CyJack13 View Post
    What? He runs an ISU fan site, he's not supposed to be an unbiased reporter for espn or SI or something. If he needs to be overly optimistic to keep his ISU connections, so be it. He provides a lot of good content.
    I have no problem with this either. I consider Chris, and Blum, and Gray, and others associated with this site, or part of Cyclone radio broadcasts, to really be extensions of the ISU sports information department. Just keep that in mind and don't get upset.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonez7 View Post
    How does it matter who is snapping the ball when we throw a quick pass? All the guy does is slide the ball through his legs. Injuries are always an easy scapegoat and prevent people from looking at the real problems.

    I suppose you yourself were a all-American d1 center? I doubt you have any idea what it takes.

    I was at the game and it was a terrible game, frustrating to watch, but some of you fair weather fans make me sick. You same people probably talk **** about hawk fans ******* about their team when times are tough. Get real.
    "Loyal sons forever true..." You people are pathetic. Go buy some black & gold gear or any other gear for that matter, and support them, we don't need you.

    Chris, love your podcasts, radio show, and your website, keep up the great work.


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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by CyJack13 View Post
    No he can be as critical as he wants, but I understand why he usually puts a positive spin on things. What the hell is your point?
    My point is pretty simple, really. You, me and everyone else on this board is going nowhere. We are all Cyclones, no matter how awful it is. We aren't going anywhere. Why make excuses, in such a situation, when no excuse makes sense?



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor View Post
    Even though NDSU has all new starters (all but 2) they're used to winning.---Chris Williams
    You see NDSU on the sidelines...they don't look like an impressive football team...they are the product of a 'system'...---Chris Williams, postgame.

    Farniok goes out and the offensive line plays totally different. Who would have known that one guy could have made such a big difference on the OL......Chris Williams on All Conference CENTER (you know, the guy who leads the OL, makes the calls) Farniok, postgame.


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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBroncos View Post
    I actually feel bad for CW/Whitver because the schedule just gets more brutal. When we're 0-5 after taking some major curb stomps from Baylor, Oklahoma State and probably K-State, they are going to sound 10 times more distraught.

    But then we'll beat Toledo and CPR will give a passionate postgame speech and all will be right in the Cyclone world
    If CPR has a 2 or 3 win season this year, this brings backs memories of the Cizzlack.


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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by 19210 View Post
    Weren't you the guy taking info from different sites and posting on your site? :) It's a message board if you are going to take the great job you are awesome from some posters you need to have a little thicker skin if you are going to be called out occasionally.
    You got no clue of what you speak. None.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    This is ridiculous. If you don't like the content published on this site then do us all a favor and pay the subscription fee to another ISU fan site. You are pathetic and embarrassing.

    Chris, not that you need it, but keep doing what you are doing. Hopefully it will weed out the losers we don't want here.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Why are some of you on here relying on a website to determine how our football team should be? It's not like CW came out and said this team is going to the playoffs. This team returned most players intact and it was reasonable to assume we would make a small step forward with a healthy SR and farniok, which is exactly how CW has presented his view.

    on a side note, the development off season of our team is almost entirely on Yancy. I'm tired of anyone defending him...he has to go. You telling me if Chris Doyle were here that our oline looks like the way they did? No way.



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    I have no problem with this either. I consider Chris, and Blum, and Gray, and others associated with this site, or part of Cyclone radio broadcasts, to really be extensions of the ISU sports information department. Just keep that in mind and don't get upset.
    The propaganda wing of the AD?



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    Re: Chris Williams making excuses left and right

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I was just kidding Chris, I like Busch Light too.
    Talk about sunshine pumping, Busch Light tastes more like what comes out of you after you drink a real beer than it does beer.



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