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The AFC still runs through Foxboro, despite controversy

What in tarnation is a catch in the NFL? This is the million-dollar question that has footballs fans buzzing coming off Sunday’s “Game of the Year” between the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers. Trailing 27-24 with 28 seconds left, Ben Roethlisberger found tight end Jesse James for what appeared to be the game-winning score. However, the NFL’s catch rule… Read More
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The time is now for the Steelers to plan for the future

Ben Roethlisberger has the football world talking about something other than the Super Bowl: his retirement. Roethlisberger told “The Cook and Poni Show” on 93.7 The Fan on Tuesday that he is contemplating his future. “I’m going to take this offseason to evaluate, to consider all options, to consider health and family and things like that and just kind of… Read More
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AFC Divisional Round Preview

The AFC playoff field is down to four as the Houston Texans and Pittsburgh Steelers were both victorious in Wild Card weekend to advance to New England and Kansas City respectively. Both matchups will be rematches from earlier in the season, but with different storylines. Two teams will advance to next weekend’s AFC Championship game, while the other two will… Read More
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AFC Wild Card Weekend Preview

The field is set with 12 teams vying to hoist the Lombardi Trophy come February. The New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs will be watching this weekend to see who advances to play them in the AFC Divisional Round. The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Miami Dolphins while the Houston Texans will entertain the Oakland Raiders. Two teams will… Read More
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NFL Notebook: Weeks 16 and 17

Welcome back to the final regular season installment of the NFL Notebook series. With the holidays here when Week 16 occurred, I combined the final two weeks of the season into one post. There is only one thing from Week 16 that I will be discussing and a few items from Week 17. I hope you all had a wonderful… Read More
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NFL Notebook: Week 12

The NFL product has gotten better and better over the past couple of weeks and Week 12 was not different. Playoff races are heating up across the board and more teams are inching closer to the playoffs. There were some fun and exciting games this week in the NFL. Tom Brady wins career game No. 200 With the New England… Read More
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Playoff Implications on Thanksgiving slate of games

The time of year has finally come where families and friends gather around, eating copious amounts of food while watching football. Every Thanksgiving, the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions have games. In 2006, the NFL started adding a third game in primetime, with no specified teams. The Lions started playing on Thanksgiving day back in 1935 when the team owner… Read More
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Who is to blame for the Steelers woes?

The Pittsburg Steelers are one of the most storied franchises in NFL history. Six times they have hoisted the Lombardi Trophy, the most by any team in league history. However, the last time Pittsburgh won it all was back in 2009. Currently, in the 2016 season, the Steelers are losers of four-straight with an overall record of 4-5. The most… Read More
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NFL Notebook: Week 10

The first double-digit week has passed us by in the NFL season and what a week it was. For my money (which isn’t much) this week was the best week thus far in the 2016 season. There were a lot of high-quality games, with two great ones coming back-to-back to end Sunday. Now, on to what caught my eye in… Read More
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NFL Notebook: Week 9

Nine weeks down, seven to go. That is where we are at in the NFL season. There is still plenty of football to be played. This past week there was quite a bit to talk about. An NFL officiating crew once again botched a call on the field (go figure). Some teams made statements, both good and bad, in terms… Read More
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