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Jimmy Garoppolo is the future in San Francisco

This past Halloween, the San Francisco 49ers got the ultimate treat; a potential franchise quarterback. On October 30, San Francisco acquired quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo from the New England Patriots. The cost of what could be a franchise-altering quarterback? Simply a second-round pick. A second-round pick for the former understudy of Tom Brady is quite the haul without giving up players… Read More
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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 Patriots Quest for Five

Super Bowl Sunday is upon us and the New England Patriots are once again vying for the Lombardi Trophy. A win would be Super Bowl championship number five, placing them second all-time, tying them with the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers. New England is the model of consistency in the NFL over the past decade and a half, the… 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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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 15

This week’s installment of the notebook will be a bit different. I was only able to watch one game this week, as I was away from home all day Sunday. So this week’s installment will feature some quick hits from what I’ve observed from the highlights, scores and standings. Merry Christmas from me to all of you. Enjoy the time… Read More
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NFL Notebook: Week 14

Another week has passes us by in the NFL and that means we are one week closer to crowning fantasy football champions and one step closer to the postseason. A lot of scenarios are still on the table for many teams heading into the final stretch of the season. Which players and teams shined most in Week 14? Here’s my… Read More
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NFL Notebook: Week 13

The 13th week of the NFL is in the books with Week 14 on the horizon. This week saw a great cause take place, a player takes one step closer to league MVP, the Cowboys winning their 11th consecutive game, Eric Berry haunting the Falcons and the loss of a great player, among other things. Here’s what caught my eye… 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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NFL Notebook: Week 11

Another week down in the 2016 NFL season. A lot occurred with two teams making their case as best in football. A milestone was achieved by a wide receiver, Kirk Cousins balled out against the Packers, Andrew Luck continued his dominance over a divisional foe and a homecoming for one of the all-time greats. Congratulations to Steve Smith Sr. In… Read More
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