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fujirama24 01-10-2013 04:53 PM

Rainey Vs Talamu
 
Why release rainey for hitting his girlfriend when you keep a guy that tried to murder several people including multiple cops. I don't see the logic in these steeler moves. If this were the 90s they would both be gone. And under cowher this sh!
t wouldn't have fly'd.

torpedoshell31 01-10-2013 05:07 PM

Re: Rainey Vs Talamu
 
I don't think Ta'amu was trying to kill people, I think he was so drunk he didn't know what he was doing, but you're right he should have been cut just as quickly as Rainey was.

wwhickok 01-10-2013 05:08 PM

Re: Rainey Vs Talamu
 
Fly'd isnt a word and Im not sure thats entirely true. But there is no logic.

GoFor7 01-10-2013 05:09 PM

Re: Rainey Vs Talamu
 
Ernie Holmes shot at a police helicopter and the Steelers kept him for 5 more years....

Fire Arians 01-10-2013 05:13 PM

Re: Rainey Vs Talamu
 
cause ta'amu has a legit shot at becoming a starter. rainey is just a gimmick player and proved to be expendable.

sounds like a double standard and probably is, but that's the way stuff works.

MACH1 01-10-2013 05:17 PM

Re: Rainey Vs Talamu
 
Who's Talamu? :hunch:

Fire Arians 01-10-2013 05:18 PM

Re: Rainey Vs Talamu
 
Tolamalu?

TRH 01-10-2013 05:28 PM

Re: Rainey Vs Talamu
 
I've been thinking about this - and its possible that after the recent couple of years of incidents (S.Holmes, Ben, Ta'amu, now Rainey, and others) - the Ta'amu incident afterwards could have pissed the big man Rooney off so bad (and it SHOULD have) that he's having the team take an absolute zero tolerance policy on this kind of stuff now.
It's been constant black eyes on a franchise known to be professional through and through - i think the organization has had enough. Because clearly the Ta'amu incident was far worse than this one was.
i hope this is the case. I'm sick of seeing this kind of stuff around here.

harrison'samonster 01-10-2013 05:32 PM

Re: Rainey Vs Talamu
 
pa-la-ma-la. pa-la-ma-la. pa-la-ma-la. That's Palamalu!

Fire Haley 01-10-2013 06:04 PM

Re: Rainey Vs Talamu
 
He has more upside

and drunks are tolerated in western PA, it's a way of life


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