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  1. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    Madden will be upon us quickly (I have season pass which I believe means I'll be downloading next Friday)!

    A few friendly reminders:
    -This is in fact a NCAA/Madden hybrid league. We are all-in and will not be half-assing either
    -We will be in fact running a 3-day advance schedule. You have 3 days to play 1 NCAA game and 1 Madden game. This is more football (but not more than you have been playing lately!)
    -Although I do not expect Madden to require much extra (meaning my plan is to have one "weekly" thread that contains both and continues to work as well as I believe it currently does), please understand... Madden will be just as much a priority as NCAA. If you can't play both, let me know ASAP. We will not be tolerating half-assing Madden or vice-versa. This is officially a hybrid league. Ideally, I think it would be pretty cool if we could line up off-seasons/bowl-games & playoffs but not sure

    Get excited. Get very excited.

    P.S. Just an FYI, but Team Pages will probably be going away so maybe a couple of you can think of ways to help out on the Madden side. We tried them and they just don't get utilized much. This is just fine. We live and learn. But I really really really DO need a way to track league history and the most important is a way for each of us keeping track of season records, but even more important, user-user records. League History will be amazing when built right and I plan on including Madden with it.

    Tips for special content: do something quick, sexy, and easily updateable. Stuff lasts that isn't daunting to view, create, or update. Intrigue us with quick hitters and beauty.
     
  2. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    Special Content that both works and I love looking at:
    -weekly highlight videos: simply the best in the biz
    -Team Stats: always enjoy checking these out when updated: simple and to the point
    -Power Rankings: amazingly fun to see but only if updated moderately regularly (once every 3 weeks?)
    -the Usies: mullen is witty and if he commits they'll be amazing
    -League History: one of the best when built right.... we'll see

    Ideas:
    -Madden user budget analyses: might take some time but would be awesome to see guys in trouble or sitting pretty with funds
    -Any interviewing: getting to know each other personally and with the game associated is always a fun read
    -Trade watch and coach's hot seat: little forgotten but could be picked up very well. Weave did great with this but I think we'd all agree he needs to stick to highlights and that this is plenty to keep him busy!
     
  3. Luke

    Luke Walk On

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    Yay no more team pages!

    Anyways I am super pumped for Madden as well. Can I do the power ratings?

    Also we should makeup a franchise guide were there are restrictions on free agency and such.
     
  4. Kasper

    Kasper The Ghost Himself

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    So what, this is some sort of hybrid league? Will you be half assing any part of it?

    But on an actually serious note- this madden business would probably keep me out of here, so ends the PS3 search :( I will continue to lurk in the shadows though.
     
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  5. G Morg

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    Hell I still need a team do we need more AFC or NFC teams?
     
  6. G Morg

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    The more that I get to know you guys...A fantasy draft Madden league would have been fun!
     
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  7. Brettmonty

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    Well we have 5 nfc teams and 4 afc teams, with you and heath still deciding on a team
     
  8. G Morg

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    I want the 49ers but I chose the Raiders for AFC balance.
     
  9. AndyVanSlyke

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    Gmorg, you are an absolute stud. Always looking out for the group.
     
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  10. G Morg

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    Thanks but it hurt sending the post to Heath. I played my first game today on the demo and the 49ers are Nasty and even though that was my team online team last year it only made sense. Thanks for the Shout Out.
     
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    Dude. Raider Nation, Black Hole, visiting fans scared to go to game, every home game blacked out.

    How could you go wrong?
     
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  12. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    Current Team Breakdown:

    AFC East
    Patriots - Goose

    AFC North
    Browns - Pro
    Bengals - Luke
    Steelers - Mullen

    AFC South
    Texans - Brett

    AFC West
    Raiders - Gwood



    NFC East
    Redskins - Weave

    NFC North
    Bears - Bonner
    Vikings - Plague

    NFC South
    Bucs - Ian



    Heath?
     
  13. Shaun Mason

    Shaun Mason Somebody you used to know.

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    Too bad you guys couldn't take some of the PS3 newbies who are looking for a Madden league under your wing.
     
  14. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    with the diapers I have to change both at home and in this
    league I think my dealing with poopie limit is currently reached lol
     
  15. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    How did this bring balance over and against picking a NFC team? Lol Is this that radford math and analysis at work again?
     
  16. Brettmonty

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    That was my fault I hadn't realized that Mullen was going to be the steelers and I told him wrong
     
  17. Luke

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    Can't wait to dominate the AFCN
     
  18. Goose

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    Heath needs to take the Giants/Eagles so he can play Weave twice a year.
     
  19. G Morg

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    1 I would gladly be 49ers or Panthers

    2 I was a health and pe major all I had to do was dunk, kick a soccer ball, lead aerobics, bench press my body weight 10 times and complete a floor routine to graduate. No math needed
     
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  20. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    would pay good money to see that floor routine, lol

    stick with the AFC. if no one is man enough to go after weave, i am ;)
     
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  21. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    getting the game 3 days early, I think I will be trying teams out (probably NFC to bring balance to the force once again) to see who "feels" right. might be that nothing just feels quite like vick :)
     
  22. G Morg

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    It was a group floor routine we even had girls...All I had to do for my part was a round off into a backflip it was a pretty fun time. The class was actually a gymnastics/tennis course oh the good ol days! Aerobics may have been the funniest
     
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  23. vatechhokie01

    vatechhokie01 Anglican Priest and Beer-snob

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    wait this was serious?
     
  24. AndyVanSlyke

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    wait, what? You weren't kidding?
     
  25. G Morg

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    This is no joke undergrad at Radford i had to take a gymnastics/tennis class as part of my coaching focus
     

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