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Unknown Excellence: Week 4

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These were not the best performances of the week, but great performances from relatively unknown players. Josh Sitton, LG, GB –  The seven year veteran was a 4th round pick out of Central Florida and he has had an average career blocking for Aaron Rodgers.  He gets very little credit or notice but his week… Reads more »

Shockingly Poor Performances: Week 4

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These aren’t the worst performances, just suprisingly bad ones from ‘good’ players  Tom Brady, QB, NE –  The Patriots were embarrassed on national television getting blown out by the Chiefs on Monday Night.  Don’t believe any excuses about his supporting cast because Tom Brady was terrible.  His stat line of 14 of 23 for 159,… Reads more »

Unknown Excellence: Week 3

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These were not the best performances of the week, but great performances from relatively unknown players. Junior Galette, DE, NO –  Who took advantage of struggling Vikings LT Khalil Mack to have one of the most productive pass rushing days of Galette’s career.  Junior went undrafted in 2010 out of Stillman College.  Galette has had a… Reads more »

Shockingly Poor Performances: Week 3

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  These aren’t the worst performances, just suprisingly bad ones from ‘good’ players   Robert Quinn, DE, STL –  Considered a candidate for Defensive Player of the Year coming in to 2014 Robert Quinn had a horrible day against Dallas in Week 3.  He was able to record a single QB hurry with zero hits… Reads more »

Unknown Excellence: Week 2

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These were not the best performances of the week, but great performances from relatively unknown players.     Joe Barksdale, RT, STL –  He was selected in the 3rd round of the 2011 draft and he has developed into a consistent performer, a rare bright spot in the mess that is the recent Rams offense…. Reads more »

Unknown Excellence Week 1

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These were not the best performances of the week, but great performances from relatively unknown players. Derek Newton, RT, HOU – The 2011 7th rounder was strong enough to move 3-4 DE’s off of their spot and quick enough to beat LB’s to the spot on the 2nd level.  He was perfect in pass protection, not… Reads more »

Shockingly Poor Performances: Week 1

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These aren’t the worst performances, just suprisingly bad ones from ‘good’ players Demaryius Thomas, WR, DEN –  The talented fantasy star only caught 4 of his 11 targets for a horrible 36% catch percentage.  He also had 2 dropped passes in his first game while only having 4 all of last season. Eric Fisher, LT,… Reads more »

Top 5 Teams in NFL Week 1

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5. Philadelphia Eagles –  This was in spite of Nick Foles and his worst professional game.  The offensive line pulverized Jacksonville’s front.  Even when All-Pro Evan Mathis went down back up David Molk stepped in without missing a beat.  But what really put the Eagles on this list was the outstanding play of their defense…. Reads more »

5 Worst Roger Goodell Moments

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The heavy handed, greedy, hypocrite is a awful human being.  The NFL has reached new financial heights so his employers, the NFL owners, are happy with him.  Here’s a sampling of some of his worst moment off the top of my head. Denial of Head Trauma –  Roger Goodell repeatedly lied to congress, denied scientific evidence, to deny… Reads more »

6 Reasons to Never go to an NFL Game

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1. Money – The average ticket price for an NFL game costs $82.  That’s about a days work for someone working retail.  Not terrible, but that will only get you into the stadium.  Assume you don’t tailgate.  You are still going to want to eat and drink something to enjoy your time.  And how are you… Reads more »