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How ‘Bout Them Cowboys?


As Pat Riley famously said, we’ve seen more pushing and shoving in the men’s room.

October 26, 2015   No Comments

Thieves In The Temple?

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    According to a joint statement from DraftKings and FanDuel: “Nothing is more important” than the “integrity of the games we offer.”
    Right, right.
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October 6, 2015   No Comments

Top 5 Fantasy Football Quartebacks In 2015

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    Getting a top-tier quarterback in fantasy football is pretty important for most players. The very best can be counted on just about every single week, as they don’t have bad matchups like some of the others. They definitely come with a pretty high price tag, but here is a look at the top five to target in 2015.

    Aaron Rodgers
    The Green Bay Packers were able to talk Randall Cobb into staying in town, so that means Rodgers has a chance to pretty much play 2015 with his favor targets back. That is scary news for everyone else in the NFL. Rodgers will use Cobb and Jordy Nelson pretty frequently, but he will also look at his running back Eddie Lacy as well as other targets throughout the year. He is generally considered the best quarterback in the game right now, and his fantasy football numbers back that up.

    Andrew Luck
    Luck took a huge leap in 2014, as he officially entered the top tier of talent at the quarterback position. As we get ready for 2015, he could very well be even better. The Indianapolis Colts have done a very good job of rebuilding Luck1 their team on the fly. They now have some of the best receivers in the NFL, and veteran Andre Johnson in particular is going to be huge for Luck in fantasy football. Eventually, Luck is the guy most likely to take over for Rodgers as the best quarterback in the NFL.

    Peyton Manning
    It is pretty obvious that Manning is starting to slow down at quarterback. However, it just goes to show how dominant he is when he is still considered a top five fantasy football quarterback at such an advanced age. The Denver Broncos have done whatever possible to make sure he has sufficient targets to throw the ball to. He might be one hit away from a major injury, but his numbers can’t be denied.

    Russell Wilson
    People don’t really view him as a top-tier quarterback yet, but he has a chance to be pretty good in 2015 as far as fantasy football is concerned. He is somebody who works very hard at his craft, and he has a new weapon in Jimmy Graham to utilize this season at the tight end position. He enters the top five for the first time in his career.

    Drew Brees
    The man who just lost Jimmy Graham as a target still stays in the top five simply because he throws the ball so often. The New Orleans Saints are built around him, and he is going to get a chance to put up huge numbers. He is starting to get up there in age, but he is pretty significantly better in fantasy football compared to the like of Ben Roethlisberger, Cam Newton, Matt Ryan and any other challenger for that No. 5 spot.

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Drew Brees image courtesy of Chris Graythen/Getty Images

July 29, 2015   No Comments

Ken Stabler: 1945-2015

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Stabler, known by many as “The Snake” (and a few other nicknames), passed Thursday from complications of colon cancer. He was 69. Stabler was a character on and off the field.
Bill Williamson delivers an appreciation.
ESPN.com

July 9, 2015   No Comments

Sign Of The Times

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May 13, 2015   No Comments

Ball Don’t Lie

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    Surprised our favorite headline got squeezed.
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May 13, 2015   No Comments

Good Pissing Match

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    Adrian Peterson’s agent is hoping to get his client out of Minnesota, but the Vikings pull the strings. Do they grin and bear it or trade him? Gamble on a running back in the draft? Maybe ship him to Oakland for Raiders’ pick and then some?
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March 25, 2015   No Comments

Signs Of The Times

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March 10, 2015   No Comments

Sign Of The Times

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March 5, 2015   No Comments

Vegas: Sights & Seen

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In addition to an appearance at the Grammys in L.A. on Sunday night, New England Patriot and Super Bowl XLIX hero Malcolm Butler spent Saturday at the D Casino in downtown Las Vegas.

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February 9, 2015   No Comments