1. The Backdoor Cover: The Super Bowl

    You guys hear there’s some sort of a game this weekend? You know what I do every year between the last Championship game and sometime towards the end of the marathon Super Bowl pre-game show? I DO NOT WATCH NFL COVERAGE...

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  2. 2012 NFL Mock Draft: Pre Super Bowl Update

    Posted our first 2012 NFL mock draft last week but it only went through pick No. 18. Got some good feedback on that draft and came back strong today with picks all the way through No...

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  3. The Backdoor Cover: Championship Weekend Picks

    It’s time for the second to last gambling column of the year, so let’s not waste each others time. I have four picks this week. I guarantee 3-1...

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  4. 2012 NFL Mock Draft, Picks 1 – 18

    As the NFL postseason marches toward the Super Bowl, most teams and fanbases now have their attention fixed squarely on the offseason. That is because they are not playing football anymore this season...

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  5. Daily Haze: Another $200 Freeroll from FanDuel.com

    If you’re into fantasy basketball, you’re going to be blown away by FanDuel – where fantasy basketball leagues last just one day. AND you can play for real money...

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  6. The Backdoor Cover: NFL Divisional Round Weekend

    5-3 last week and won my biggest bet of the weekend with the NY Giants. Felt I lost a tough one with the Lions who were getting 10.5 and winning at halftime but that is the chance you take going against the New Orleans Saints...

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  7. Daily Haze: $200 Freeroll on FanDuel.com

    If you’re into fantasy basketball, you’re going to be blown away by FanDuel – where fantasy basketball leagues last just one day. AND you can play for real money...

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  8. Daily Haze: LSU vs. Alabama Tonight

    In case you forgot, LSU and Alabama square off tonight in the BCS Championship Game in New Orleans. Being that most of The Hazean’s staff lives in Louisiana and went to LSU, you can understand our rooting interest tonight (Geaux Tigers!)...

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  9. Daily Haze: Tebow Time Now, But Demaryius Thomas Time Next Season

    After backing into the playoffs, the Denver Broncos were heavy underdogs at home on Sunday against the Steelers. Didn’t matter. With Tim Tebow under center, Denver pulled off a miracle upset — in overtime, of course — at home...

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  10. The Backdoor Cover: NFL Wildcard Weekend

    The playoffs are here! The playoffs are here! I love college football. I have many friends who only follow college and turn their noses up to the professional game. I’m fine with that if it’s your preference...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 21 reads 0 comments

  11. Daily Haze: Fantasy Football Playoff Challenge

    If you have not gotten enough of fantasy football this year, here is one last chance to play. I just set up a fantasy football playoff challenge on NFL.com for The Hazean’s readers...

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  12. Daily Haze: Our Top Five Moments of 2011

    The end of the year always is a reflective time for folks and the same is true across the internet. Everyone is posting their top stories/events/pictures/etc. of the year, and people generally like to read this kind of stuff...

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  13. Start & Sit, Week 17: For Those Still Playing Fantasy Football

    There are pros and cons to playing fantasy football all the way through Week 17. The pros obviously are that you get another week of fake football, more than the majority of us who wrap up our seasons in Week 16...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 37 reads 0 comments

  14. Daily Haze: Looking Back at Some Preseason Predictions

    Just a quick update today on the state of affairs here at The Hazean: I currently am having some issues with a recent WordPress update that is preventing my editor from acting normally...

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  15. The Backdoor Cover: Week 16 NFL Picks

    Been meaning to go check my YTD Won/Loss record – I’m positive I’m in the black (never a doubt) and last week went 5-2. In next week’s season finale, I’ll unveil the final numbers...

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  16. Start & Sit, Week 16: Fantasy Championship Weekend

    Just a reminder that there is no formal start/sit column going forward the rest of the year. But still available to answer your start/sit questions via the comments below or on The Hazean’s Twitter page ...

    Michael McNeil Written by Michael McNeil about over 2 years ago 8 reads 0 comments

  17. Start & Sit, Week 15: Fantasy Playoff Advice

    Just a reminder that there is no formal start/sit column going forward the rest of the year. But still available to answer your start/sit questions via the comments below or on The Hazean’s Twitter page ...

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  18. The Backdoor Cover: Week 15 NFL Picks

    4th quarter losses last week (time left in game in parentheses): (0:00) – Dan Orlovsky TD pass Jacob Tamme – Baltimore wins by 14 losing the -17 (0:02) – T...

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  19. Daily Haze: Week 15 Waiver Wire Adds

    First weekend of the fantasy football playoffs are in the books. Only a few fantasy owners in each league have something to play for now...

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  20. The Backdoor Cover: Week 14 NFL Picks

    Editor’s note: Remember there are no regular start/sit columns with the fantasy football regular season over. If you need specific start/sit advice for your playoff teams, hit me up on Twitter or Facebook ...

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  21. Daily Haze: Week 14 Waiver Wire Adds

    Only a handful of fantasy football owners get to play meaningful fake football games from here on out. Hope those of you still reading this are in that number. With the season winding down, so, too, has our fantasy football coverage for 2011...

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  22. The Backdoor Cover: Week 13 NFL Picks

    NFL Pittsburgh -7 vs Cincinnati – Pitt covered a few weeks ago at Cincy so I don’t see what has changed other than the NBA has started back. This one won’t be that close...

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  23. Daily Haze: Late Week 13 Waiver Wire Adds

    Sorry for the lateness of this post. The wife and I flew to Maryland for Thanksgiving with my family then drove to New York City for some weekend fun before returning to New Orleans yesterday...

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  24. The Backdoor Cover: Week 12 NFL Picks

    People love Thanksgiving. Think about the other holidays with all that complaining. New Years Eve is expensive and lame once you are past the age of 25. Valentine’s Day is the brainchild of Hershey’s and greeting card companies...

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  25. Start & Sit, Week 12: Happy Thanksgiving Edition

    Happy Thanksgiving! Hope everyone has a safe, enjoyable turkey day. Do not forget to set your fantasy football lineups before Thursday’s action, which should be loaded with good games for a change...

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