Patriots have historically great odds against Texans

The Patriots are expected to crush the Texans in the AFC divisional playoffs, according to the oddsmakers. Via ESPN: But the Rooney Rule addresses that and forces people to open up and be transparent when it comes to hiring. I think its produced a big change in the mindset of a lot of businesses. Other […]

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Super Bowl ticket prices slump after Cowboys’ loss

Super Bowl LI just got a little bit more affordable. The resale market for tickets to the big game next month in Houston slumped just minutes after the Dallas Cowboys lost to the Green Bay Packers in the divisional playoff round Sunday at AT&T Stadium. After Antonio Browns Facebook Live video caught Mike Tomlin calling […]

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Aaron Rodgers doesn’t seem worried about Packers’ chances without Jordy Nelson

Jordy Nelson has been huge during the Packers’ run the table winning streak, but the team likely will be without the talented receiver in the Divisional Round game against the Cowboys. The Falcons wide receiver left the game in the fourth quarter with a foot injury and did not return, but coach Dan Quinn says […]

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Skip Bayless goes through stages of fan grief after Cowboys’ playoff loss to Packers

Skip Bayless, at one time a respected journalist, is now a full-blown Cowboys fanboy, so it’s natural that he’d be grief-stricken after watching America’s Team lose Sunday’s NFC divisional playoff game on a last-second field goal. Now, about that overused e-word … Whether Joe Flacco should be deemed elite for his one Super Bowl MVP […]

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PFWA honors Matt Ryan, Khalil Mack as 2016 offensive, defensive MVPs

Matt Ryan received not one, but two huge honors Wednesday ahead of the Atlanta Falcons’ NFC championship against the Green Bay Packers The Falcons quarterback was named the NFL’s 2016 Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year by the Pro Football Writers of America. Following that review it is the position of the […]

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the defense hinges on the development of young linebackers Denzel Perryman and Jatavis Brown.

None of the fresh talent and clever schemes at the skill positions will matter unless the Vikings fix a line that was a disaster last season. Free agent tackles Riley Reiff and Mike Remmers will play right away and end the revolving door of last year. Third-round pick Pat Elflein was taken high for a […]

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There are certainly arguments to be made for either side

Sam Bradford is the man, and it’s odd to realize that he’s turning 30 this year and entering his eighth season since going first overall in 2010. He has his offensive coordinator, Pat Shurmur, hired by Mike Zimmer to replace Norv Turner at midseason last year, taking over permanently. He also has a new quarterback […]

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Maybe the tension in the Seahawks locker room isn’t that unusual after all

ESPN pulled back the curtain on the Seattle Seahawks locker room in a feature story by Seth Wickersham last week. That rare peak behind the green door revealed a workplace fraught with tension, in-fighting and told the story of a contentious cornerback, Richard Sherman, whose competitive fire ignited some of those brushfires and almost got […]

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Patriots, Julian Edelman reportedly reach agreement on 2-year extension

Julian Edelman has spent his entire eight-year career with the Patriots and he’ll remain in New England for the forseeable future. Edelman and the Patriots agreed Thursday on a two-year extension that runs through the 2019 season, ESPN first reported. “Obviously, the best passing team in the league. Just adding more to the run game,” […]

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Johnny Manziel works out with CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders, report says

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has worked out with the Canadian Football League’s Saskatchewan Roughriders, according to a report by the Hamilton Spectator. Manziel reportedly met with the Roughriders in Florida before last month’s Senior Cheap International Soccer Jerseys Bowl. However, the workout would violate the CFL’s rules, because the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have negotiating […]

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