Originally Posted by ***1048;ATAS206
Remember when Jay Cutler of the chicago bears got injured against the packers last year and everyone and their mama suddenly became doctors and said he was faking and that "if I were him I would have played!" and took a giant dump on him?
Then it turned out he truly was injured?
yeah. Similar thing here with hopkins. It's easy to watch on the seat of your couch or computer chair and say "oh he quit! he's faking" versus being the actual person who went through the injury the first place.
Could Jay Cutler have continued? Probably. Probably would have got killed and injured even more being that he was getting sacked every 3-5 plays and possibly ruined his entire career. Could hopkins have continued? Probably. With limited use of one arm and would have surly lost with only the right hand to operate with, not too mention risks further injury.
Everyone on this site is a warrior who would fight with two broken arms, one eye, 18 cuts, a nosebleed and a broken leg. Without question.
It's 100% Bernard's fault for people not believing him. Had he not built a history of faking nobody would accuse him. If any body in boxing would be suspected of faking an injury then Hopkins would be second to none. When you cry wolf over and over and there is no wolf don't expect sympathy when nobody responds and your 46 year old ass gets eaten up. You're talking as if people have absolutely no motive to suspect Hopkins of faking when the actuality is that we have more motive than we need.