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October 1, 2008

Willis: What's she talkin' about

kolber.jpgLocal radio wrangler Jerry Coleman was the first to inform Willis McGahee that Monday Night Football sideline reporter Suzy Kolber (left) speculated on the air that the reason he has been hurt so much is because he didn't take part in many offseason workouts and is out of shape.

"She's never played a day in the NFL,'' Willis replied. "Why would I listen to her?"

He's got a point. He did take part in one more voluntary OTA than Kolber this year.

Posted by Peter Schmuck at 1:01 PM | | Comments (20)
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They should have used McClain more. McGahee is a goon.

All I can say is Suzy Kolber is fine as hell. And I just wanna kiss her. Whatya u say Pete. I know Namath agrees. She has a point though when you miss camp its shows that you get injured more.


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Pete's reply: I've got no problem with how Suzy looks, but she's also good at what she does. I know I'm getting old because that's more important to me..

Whatever the reason...Willis better get his a** in gear. McClain can't do it all by himself, and for some reason Harbaugh/Cameron don't seem to want to give Rice extra carries despite a good preseason.

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Pete's reply: They held Rice back in the PIttsburgh game because he's more of a fumble risk. He'll get his carries.

She has a job to do and she was speculating about Willis since he has barely been able to walk off the field,sometimes.You try getting your eyes gouged and a helmet in the ribs and we'll see how're you feeling during a game.I think the Raven fans understand that Willis is having a tough time of it early on.We have faith that he'll recover,though,and be able to contribute in the near future.Are you ready for sme football Ray Rice??

Good he should respond like that. She has no idea what he has and hasn't done. Don't see how a couple of more OTA's helps you get your ribs ready for action.

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Pete's reply: I don't know about that. The sharper you are, the less likely you are to be a position to get hurt. She isn't the first person to bring that up, and I'm guessing she picked up that tidbit from someone close to the Ravens. Wouldn't be surprised if the team wants that message sent for next year.

Le'Ron McClain is 100x better than Willis right now.

That was a flip comment from Mcgahee. It has been well documented that the Ravens were dsappointed in his conditioning when he reported to camp and he has yet to catch up. Suzy was merely regurgitating information printed in the sports pages of The Sun. Willis should spend more time with his teammates in the offseason and less time with his Homies down at the U.

McGahee = overrated. Glad to see the honeymoon is over.

So Pete. Are you saying LT, Westbrook, McFadden, Brady, Landry, and Boldin aren't sharp because they got hurt? For the most part sharpness has nothing to do with getting hurt. It just happens. I guess McGahee should have been sharp and turned his head the other way so he couldn't get poked in the eye huh?

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Pete's reply: Yep, they're all slackers.

Listening to the sideline gals is useless. They only repeat things that they hear from one source or another. Paying attention to them is like a bomb defusing person listening to some guy watching on the sidelines.

Is there a rule that side line commentators have to be females?


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Pete's reply: No, but there should be.

Willis has a world of talent, but a concerning lack of motivation. Nothing Suzy said was off-base.

Honestly, McGahee handled his injuries like a warrior--but I am still troubled by his studder-step running style. He gives defenders too much time to set up the tackle.

How long till Willis wears out his welcome in Baltimore? He's still living off his pre-injury status from the Miami Hurricanes. His time with the Bills was adequate, but nothing more than that.


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Pete's reply: He wants to go out there. He's not avoiding contact. He's just banged up and he didn't impress anybody with his participation during the offseason. If he produces, he'll be fine.

Suzi took a cheap shot. For those of you who think McClain or Rice is better than MaGahee, you better go back to the film. MaGahee is an elite back. I don't like that he skipped workouts but don't try to deny his talent he's by far the best back on the team.

Yes, Kolber's comment was absurd and McGahee had every reason to respond the way he did. Are you really trying to defend the idea that a rib injury or a eye laceration are the results of missing too many OTA's?

you people are crazy....Willis has been running great. An eye gouging and rib injury does not have any thing to do with being out of shape. You "goons" are all becoming just like Eagles fans!!!

Willis hire his own chef in the offseason and worked out in Miami in the offseason with a ton of former Miami players.

there is sime truth to what both of them said, but McGahee is a slacker who if he put out the way Ray Lewis does might be near s good as Ladanian Tomlinson, the shame is we will never find out because he will never change!

I have to agree with Neill. Suzy Kolber is very kissable in spite of her actual lack of NFL playing time. Would it be possible to set up a kissing booth at one of the home games? If so I am there!

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