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I'm on my flight to go back home to ATL from Phx for my break. They were both boarding ahead of me I said wassup to sean and told him I'm an ATL fan and he just shook his head and left.

When I was finding my seat they were both up in first row. Sean's still talking about the Falcons. As I passed them I heard him say "we ended up--- THEY ENDED UP beating Seattle in the divisional round.."

Just the most exciting part of this flight I though I would share. Right now I'm a 6'1" 190 lb lanky dude stuck in a middle seat..Really ****** flight for millionaires

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Really does feel like he felt scorned by the Falcons, and so now he's trying to leave them behind. I felt this way before this thread as well, fyi.

Someone please just shop Spoon's face onto the Lofton casket pic, so we can be done with this. It'll help give me closure. smile.png

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Really does feel like he felt scorned by the Falcons, and so now he's trying to leave them behind. I felt this way before this thread as well, fyi.

Someone please just shop Spoon's face onto the Lofton casket pic, so we can be done with this. It'll help give me closure. smile.png

Don't know why he felt scorned, he got paid alot of money to sit and watch team lose games.

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what did Spoon get? $4mm for 1 year - wonder if he wanted more commitment from Atlanta? Falcons should have given him that - would have been worth it for a one year "prove-it" - however, I would not have given Spoon more than one year w/ his injury history.

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I'm on my flight to go back home to ATL from Phx for my break. They were both boarding ahead of me I said wassup to sean and told him I'm an ATL fan and he just shook his head and left.

When I was finding my seat they were both up in first row. Sean's still talking about the us . As I passed them I heard him say "we ended up--- THEY ENDED UP beating Seattle in the divisional round.."

Just the most exciting part of this flight I though I would share. Right now I'm a 6'1" 190 lb lanky dude stuck in a middle seat..Really ****** flight for millionaires

This is honestly garbage from Spoon. Guys that do this are punks. He could've easily said something quick and nice and would've made your day and given you a great memory. Instead he chose to be a punk. Almost every one of us as fans have spent some time rooting for him to do great things. We've also felt that sinking feeling upon hearing when he gets injured. Those two things alone deserve some respect. I'm not saying he should've stayed to talk or even stop and shake your hand but, if your a pro athlete and people are going to recognize you then you prepare a few quick come-backs for fans that say hi.

I met Eric Swan a few years back at a gas station and we got his autograph for our roomate who was a big Cards fan. Eric assumed we were Cards fans as well. He was as down to earth as could be and actually apologized to us for leaving to play for the Panthers. He actually gave us the respect to chat for a moment and shook our hands while thanking us for cheering for him. That's above and beyond and that's class.

Of course maybe the class comes with Swan's type of success. A level of success Spoon hasn't sniffed and never will.

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what did Spoon get? $4mm for 1 year - wonder if he wanted more commitment from Atlanta? Falcons should have given him that - would have been worth it for a one year "prove-it" - however, I would not have given Spoon more than one year w/ his injury history.

I would have given it to him too now because look at the freaking cap space we have. Had maybe we signed Bruce Carter or someone else then yeah adios Spoon, but we could have easily afforded that.

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Also, cheap mother ******* flying southwest!

This is honestly garbage from Spoon. Guys that do this are punks. He could've easily said something quick and nice and would've made your day and given you a great memory. Instead he chose to be a punk. Almost every one of us as fans have spent some time rooting for him to do great things. We've also felt that sinking feeling upon hearing when he gets injured. Those two things alone deserve some respect. I'm not saying he should've stayed to talk or even stop and shake your hand but, if your a pro athlete and people are going to recognize you then you prepare a few quick come-backs for fans that say hi.

I met Eric Swan a few years back at a gas station and we got his autograph for our roomate who was a big Cards fan. Eric assumed we were Cards fans as well. He was as down to earth as could be and actually apologized to us for leaving to play for the Panthers. He actually gave us the respect to chat for a moment and shook our hands while thanking us for cheering for him. That's above and beyond and that's class.

Of course maybe the class comes with Swan's type of success. A level of success Spoon hasn't sniffed and never will.

Use to fly Airtran alot back in the day in cheaper Bus Class with John Smoltz/Tom Glavine. Once sat and talked football with Steve McNair (RIP) too on those flights ...all seemed like genuinely good guys.

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what did Spoon get? $4mm for 1 year - wonder if he wanted more commitment from Atlanta? Falcons should have given him that - would have been worth it for a one year "prove-it" - however, I would not have given Spoon more than one year w/ his injury history.

That's assuming that he would have taken it. 4m for 1yr, from us, is not necessarily the same as from the Cards. He might've wanted more of a commitment from the team that he'd played for, for the last 5 years.

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Use to fly Airtran alot back in the day in cheaper Bus Class with John Smoltz/Tom Glavine. Once sat and talked football with Steve McNair (RIP) too on those flights ...all seemed like genuinely good guys.

My favorite plane ride was with the guy that used to be the coach of the Utah Jazz. Can't remember his name. Frank something. He eventually became their president. At the time he was doing radio for the University of Utah basketball team that had Van ???, Miller and Doleac on it. They were all on the flight. I was sitting next to dude in first. We had one of those long weather delays where we sat on the tarmac. We were throwing em back the whole time. Dude had me in stitches all night. He was a freakin comedian. I believe I remember him dying of cancer a few years later, but am not sure. If so, RIP and thanks for the memory.

Edit: OK I remembered his name. Frank Layden. He is not dead according to Wiki. I didn't realize he used to be an asst coach with the Hawks under Hubie Brown. Dude is downright hilarious.

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