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Great moments in reporters quoting anonymous scouts

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Reporters are quoting anonymous scouts with more and more frequency, often substituting scouts’ opinions for actual analysis and conveniently using them to drive specific storylines.

All of which leads to some amusing series of events.

For instance, yesterday afternoon Jon Heyman of tweeted:

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And then last night, just hours later, this happened:

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Not bad for a guy who “looks 40" (and is actually 35).