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Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

Posted on: May 14, 2011 5:30 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

It's unlikely that we'll grow tired of talking about Rashard Mendenhall on Twitter. That's mainly because he keeps tweeting, of course.

Like, on Saturday, when Mendenhall seemed to start off on an apology tangent (or a "here's what I've learned" tangent at least), when he decided to veer in a similar "outside the box" Twitter rant.

"I've learned more these last few weeks than some people will ever even attempt to learn their whole lives," Mendenhall tweeted. "Conventional wisdom is the new Jolly Roger."

What? Conventional wisdom is a pirate ship? That sounds like an Anchorman quote.

I kid, of course -- Mendenhall is making reference to the use of "Jolly Roger" to mean "poison" or "a hazard." In which case, he's actually making a fairly provocative statement, only he's doing it in an intelligent way. (Which is quite different than what he did the first time.)
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The point Mendenhall's trying to make is that he wants people to "think."

That's all well and good, and anyone who says they don't want professional athletes to think and to have opinions about worldly topics is playing too much into a stereotype.

But it doesn't change the fact that Mendenhall still needs to do that himself before he decides to pass along an opinion in a shortened medium like Twitter that doesn't provide much room for explanation.

If he really has learned his lesson, he'll remember that next time around.

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Comments

Since: Nov 3, 2010
Posted on: May 14, 2011 10:13 pm
 

Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

You have to love the english professor that is still using the term "retard". I wish you were as concerned with the use of the word retard as you are withthe use of your and you're. How about you and Lebron look up the word and realize while the rest of world doesn't use this term anymore......



Since: Jun 17, 2009
Posted on: May 14, 2011 10:01 pm
 

Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

Too late, everyone already knows your a dumb a ss, now.
Is this a recurring theme, people who do not know the correct use of "your" calling people dumb?  Everyone, please, learn the difference between your and you're.  You come off as complete retards.



Since: Jan 17, 2010
Posted on: May 14, 2011 9:16 pm
 

Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

So what exactly did he learn?...how much he really really hates us infidels?




Since: Nov 21, 2006
Posted on: May 14, 2011 9:02 pm
 

Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

"I've learned more these last few weeks than some people will ever even attempt to learn their whole lives,"

So what exactly was it he learned?  That just because you have the freedom to say whatever you want that doesn't mean you won't have consequences for saying retarded crap?

I really wish he'd give up this smug act.  Sorry Mr. Thinker, but your not nearly smart enough to pull it off, and just come across an idiot the harder you try. 

This is the second time he has given a semi apology while letting everyone know how much smarter then everyone he thinks it is.  The first time it was "your not nearly smart enough to understand what i'm saying.  Now we get this.  It's a BS response from someone who doesn't have any real logical response.  "Well your wrong!, but I refuse to waste my time explaining to you why."

What an absolute joke this self proclaimed Conversationalist is turning into.  You just wanted to get people thinking?  Well congrats.  You've gotten me to think about what a idiot you are good job.



Since: Aug 17, 2007
Posted on: May 14, 2011 8:33 pm
 

Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

This guy is a idiot! I bet he takes a pounding whenever those prima donnas decide they want to play football!



Since: Jul 31, 2009
Posted on: May 14, 2011 8:29 pm
 

Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

Follow Sir Smackys advise Rashard!!!  Shut up and play ball!!!!



Since: Nov 22, 2010
Posted on: May 14, 2011 7:14 pm
 

Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

Can you say "self inflicted wounds"? This guy just needs to shut it and play football.



Since: Jan 30, 2008
Posted on: May 14, 2011 7:09 pm
 

Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

I, too, have learned a lesson:

To never read another article about Rashard Mendenhall and his Twitter musings.



Since: Nov 14, 2009
Posted on: May 14, 2011 6:54 pm
 

Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

He wants people to think?  He might want to "think" about not giving up costly fumbles during a SB.  And while he's at it, he should "think" about using some of those millions to get those eyes fixed.



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: May 14, 2011 6:45 pm
 

Mendenhall kind of claims he learned a lesson

Hello sheeple.....



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