Mark Davis — just leave!

Discussion in 'Raiders Discussion' started by 1-800-Raider, Sep 1, 2018.

  1. 1-800-Raider

    1-800-Raider Well-Known Member

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    This one is 100% on you Mark....

    I’ve been in your corner and been the first to give you credit for things like closing Vegas and bringing Gruden back.... but your lack of leadership cost us not only our best player, but possibly a generational player who could have helped redefine this franchise.....

    When you give somebody $100M to run the football side of a franchise, obviously you let him run the show while you offer perspective and support. I get that. We all get that. But you are still the owner. Gruden still reports to you. From time to time, you have to step in and take the steering wheel when needed. Isn’t that exactly what happened in New England last season? The same season that team and owner made another Super Bowl appearance? When this “negotiation” broke down, it was your obligation to act as an owner and grab the steering wheel.

    Did Jon Gruden ever meet Mack? Did Gruden ever coach Mack? How much information did Gruden really have on Mack before he fired off the biggest trade this franchise has seen in decades? This is on you, Mark. As owner, you step in and tell Gruden he has to spend a season with Mack before shipping him out. See how Mack prepares, practices, communicates, leads, and most importantly how he plays in Gruden’s system. How do you allow the guy running your football operation to make a trade of this magnitude with such little information?

    As owner, you step in and resurrect the negotiation. You call Mack and his agent and tell them you’ll bump up his 2018 figure several million to get him here on time for 1 more season, and then Gruden will make the decision to extend or trade after this season. Mack and his agent would likely have gone for that when it comes directly from the owner. That cap room could have easily been created.

    You and Gruden just caught your first L. This one is on you because you’re still the guy at the top..... even if you refuse to act like it......
     
  2. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    Raider fan getting Art Modell’d.
     
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  3. Sleet

    Sleet #2018: Return of Gru

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    Love Guenther. Sad we didn’t give him Mack to scheme. We could have been a contender. Everyone will be picking us as last place finishers now. How does the team even get up for playing the Rams. #Unbelievable
     
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  4. cruedi

    cruedi Well-Known Member

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    Mark couldn't force Mack into camp, he couldn't force Mack to play again. I've got no clue what was going through Macks head the last couple weeks, and I doubt anyone on this board does either.
     
  5. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    You think Mack was really never going to play again lol?
     
  6. Raider Outlaw

    Raider Outlaw Well-Known Member

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    What took you so long?

    One quibble though. This one should be "Die Mark, Die."
     
  7. Raider Outlaw

    Raider Outlaw Well-Known Member

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    Raider fan getting double anal penetration.
     
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  8. cruedi

    cruedi Well-Known Member

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    I never thought Barry Sanders would walk away when he did. Did you?
     
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  9. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    I’m willing to call that bluff all day long.
     
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  10. godeep811

    godeep811 University of Mars

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    I’m sure Guenther argued hard for keeping Mack.

    Gruden had his mind made up
     
  11. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    Y’all coming around. Buncha slow mofo’s ya are.

    Sell. The. Fucking. Team.

    Until the team is sold and they get a grip on how a business is run there is ZERO hope. And yes this is all on Mark Dufus Davis the most incompetent cocksucker this side of the Mississippi or the world for that matter.
     
  12. godeep811

    godeep811 University of Mars

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    Wouldn’t surprise me a bit if team is blown out vs Rams on MNF
     
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  13. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    It’s gotta be defeating for the guys still around.
     
  14. godeep811

    godeep811 University of Mars

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    He should have put his foot down. As much as we rip Al, Al loved game changers. Mack was a freak and great player. This deal would not have happened on his watch (only exception- Marcus Allen situation)
     
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  15. Sleet

    Sleet #2018: Return of Gru

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    Gruden blinked.
     
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  16. SBNation

    SBNation Home sweet home

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    We offered Mack $20 million per year and that fucker turned it down. It’s a sad state of affairs when guys turn down generational money for a little bit more. Fuck off Khalil. Go freeze your ass off in Chicago.
     
  17. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    Davis was too busy with his dick in this ass ....

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  18. DonkeyKilla

    DonkeyKilla Well-Known Member

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    probaly just merge all thes into one fuck you Raiders thread
     
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  19. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    I could edit the thread title on the Fuck you Reggie thread but that just would be right.

    I’ll think of sumthin’.
     
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  20. Raider Outlaw

    Raider Outlaw Well-Known Member

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    Bad owners don't win. There is no coincidence that the Browns, Lions, and Bucs are the 3 teams who have gone winless in league history. Those are all historically bad ownership groups. We pulled up to the table.
     
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