Friday, January 19, 2018

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Apple Out In The Big Apple; Gettleman In

After being publicly called a "cancer" by a Pro Bowl teammate, New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple was surgically removed Wednesday night and suspended for the final game of the season.

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NFL Roster Shake Ups for Week 17

Do you understand now, friends, Romans and countrymen, that this is why you schedule your fantasy football title game during Week 16? If not, then learn a hard lesson because the NFL playoff teams are shaking up their rosters for the final week of the regular season.

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NFL Week 17 Power Rankings

We've reached the final week of the NFL season and the penultimate week of the NFL Power Rankings. Don't shed a tear for these arbitrary and generally worthless lists. The NFL settles all this nonsense on the field and sometimes the best team doesn't win.

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NFL Week 16: What We Learned

Regardless of whatever else we learned, our primary focus is the myriad of sliding doors playoff scenarios ahead of us for Week 17. So with that, let's kick off our NFL Week 16 look-back with who's in and how the rest of the field could fill up after next Sunday.

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NFL Week 16 Wrap Up

I just flew too close to the sun. That's all I can say. While my straight up mark was a solid one this past NFL weekend, my picks against the spread ate it hard. I was the best handicapper in America a week ago. I could have been a contender. I could have been somebody. Instead of a bum. Which is what I am.

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Jeff Fisher Is Still The Worst Part 2

The Los Angeles Rams are one game away from clinching their first NFC West title since 2003 and their first playoff appearance since 2004. If you'll notice something important about those years, at no point in either of them was Jeff Fisher the Rams head coach. 

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Jeff Fisher Is Still The Worst Part 1

Here it is, the day before Christmas Eve and former Los Angeles Rams head coach Jeff Fisher gives everyone that hates him an early present. That's awful nice of him.

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Friday Afternoon Quarterback: NFL Week 16

Christmas is upon us and look what the NFL has gone and done, given us a nearly full slate of games for Christmas Eve. Santa is going to have to watch these on his Verizon phone and try not to run into any geese as he makes his deliveries. Luckily for Ole Saint Nick, there's no Sunday nighter.

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Pruitt Earthquake Hits Rocky Top Part 3

Previously on As the Rocky Top Turns, the University of Tennessee fan base, en masse, had decided that not only did Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano not deserve the job as the Volunteers' head coach, but as the guy that actually offered him said employment opportunity,

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Saturday Night NFL Match Up: Vikings at Packers

Much of the luster is off this game after the announcement that the Green Bay Packers (7-7) have placed quarterback Aaron Rodgers next to the Elf on the Shelf. Still, it's a game the Minnesota Vikings (11-3) must win if they want any chance at home field advantage in the playoffs.

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