1. Oakland Raiders JaMarcus Russel > New York Jets Mark Sanchez?

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS ESPN – The New York Jets’ stalwart defense has carried rookies at both quarterback and running back to within one game of the Super Bowl; the Jets had ...

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  2. Australian Open Offers Some Interesting Opening Rounds

    As James Blake does so often, he has lost another epic match. Blake’s net game really hurt him in this match.Australia -- U.S...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  3. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams: Australian Open Down Under

    Over the weekend, the field of 128 tennis players set out to start the year off right with the Australian Open. It’s the one down under that people forget, but it is just as important as the French, Wimbledon, and The US Open...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 583 reads 0 comments

  4. New York Jets: Team Of Destiny?

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS I have seen Peyton struggle in the playoffs against creative defenses like The Patriots and The Chargers in the past few years...

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  5. Buffalo Bills: Chan Gailey? Is This The Best They Could Do?

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS GO TO NECESSARY ROUGHNESS FOR FUNNY VIDEOS, DAILY JERSEY GIRLS OF THE DAY AND ALL THINGS SPORTS! So here is my thought on the Bills hiring of Chan Gailey...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 569 reads 0 comments

  6. New York Jets, San Diego Chargers: The Governator!

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - www.pasiksright.blogspot.com Check out all the Jersey Girls of the day here! I may live in NJ and should root for my home NY/NJ teams, however the Jets are an exception to this rule for me...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 100 reads 0 comments

  7. USC Football Makes A Great Hire With Lane Kiffin at Expense Of Tennessee

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS Lane Kiffin has been taking tons of heat the last few days and his coaching ability is being questioned. Lane is a guy who attracts the spotlight for his success and for his antics...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 437 reads 1 comments

  8. Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, New England Patriots: Where Do They Go From Here?

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS There are many theories on what's with the Patriots, and many are calling this the end of a dynasty. Many talking heads want to make this out to be more than just a playoff loss...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about almost 5 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  9. Chicago, Boston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia Should Make New York Envious

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - CLICK HERE TO READ THE JAY MARIOTTI ARTICLE RELATED TO THIS - (scroll to link) I have always been slightly envious of fans who live in cities where they have a ...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 187 reads 0 comments

  10. LA Lakers Kobe Bryant Blueprint For Tiger Woods

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS Kobe has turned Plaschke, and the rest of the sports world into believers. This article by Bill Plaschke of the LA Times about how he doubted Kobe throughout his ...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  11. Tiger Woods: This Story Keeps Getting "Bigger"

    Looks like the guys of Around The Horn have had the best take on this story so far. Jay Mariotti who writes for Fanhouse has been delivering on a daily basis with great articles and today, his partner on the show Bill Plaschke does the same...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  12. Memphis Tigers Josh Pastner: The Next Big Thing In College Coaching?

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS After reading this article in the New York Times about new Memphis coach Josh Pastner, I realized that maybe Memphis will not fall out of the elite class of basketball programs with the departure of John Calipari...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 464 reads 0 comments

  13. Miami Hurricanes: ESPN 30 For 30 The U: Proud Of Being Dirty

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGNESS - CHECK OUT MIAMI HURRICANES VIDEOS/The U Teaser Watching ESPN's 30 For 30 - The U this weekend was a fascinating experience in several ways...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 8,677 reads 31 comments

  14. Teddy Bear Toss and Hockey: Proving To Be The Weirdest Tradition

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS Welcome to the official first Hockey post ever recorded in the history of The Necessary Roughness Blog. www.pasiksright.blogspot...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 233 reads 0 comments

  15. Penn State Vs. LSU: Capital One Bowl Has Most National Appeal

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - GO TO NECESSARY ROUGHNESS TO CHECK OUT DAILY JERSEY GIRLS OF THE DAY!   After watching the BCS and Bowl Selections, I came to the conclusion that the Capital One Bowl is the big winner in all of these bowls...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 8,412 reads 4 comments

  16. Detroit Lions? Oakland Raiders? We Deserve Better On Thanksgiving!

    From Necessary Roughness - www.pasiksright.blogspot.com Bored by these match-ups today? Who wants to watch games that include the Raiders and the Lions on Thanksgiving? There are many far better ...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 169 reads 1 comments

  17. Utah High School State Championship Hail Mary

     From Necessary Roughness Juan Diego Catholic wins the Utah High School Football State Championship on an 80 yard drive in 46 seconds, which included this hail mary to win!   Keegan Anderson ...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 110 reads 0 comments

  18. New York Jets: Rex Ryan Is My Klown Of The Day

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHENESS GO TO NECESSARY ROUGHNESS FOR JERSEY GIRLS OF THE DAY! Rex Ryan and the Jets deserve the Klown Of The Season award...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  19. When Is Recruiting Too Early

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS  This Delaware seventh grader is already being touted as the next Jimmy Clausen and Matt Barkley...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 75 reads 0 comments

  20. Buffalo Bills Take A Chance At Louisville Quarterback: Brian Brohm

    On top of Dick Jauron being fired, the pursuit of Mike Shanahan, the Bills can also be excited about the addition of another quarterback prospect - Brian Brohm, 2008 2nd round pick out of Louisville...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 136 reads 2 comments

  21. Kansas Jayhawks Should Have Seen Mark Mangino's Issues

     FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - BRINGING YOU DAILY JERSEY GIRLS OF THE DAY When stories like this come out, I am always surprised that it took this long, given all the evidence leading up to it...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 365 reads 2 comments

  22. Tennessee Titans and Buffalo Bills: Flipping The Bird

    86 year old Titan's owner got a fine of $250K for flipping the bird (times 2) toward the Buffalo Bills sideline at the end of the Titans win over the Bills last Sunday...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 284 reads 0 comments

  23. Notre Dame: Consider The Costs Before You Fire Charlie Weis

     FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS I am not a Notre Dame fan, so I hope they keep Charlie Weis and his Superbowl rings that he likes to show off when he recruits, thus continuing the tradition of losing to Navy at home...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 272 reads 0 comments

  24. Michigan: Rich Rodriguez Approval Rating Vs. R&B Songs

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS  Michigan travels to Wisconsin this weekend and will be a 9 point underdog. They are looking at losing their 6th game in a row (beating Delaware State doesn't ...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 114 reads 0 comments

  25. Andre Agassi Backlash: Undeserved

    FROM NECESSARY ROUGHNESS - CHECK OUT JERSEY GIRLS OF THE DAY Upon Agassi's recent admission that he had used Chrystal Meth in the mid 1990's, he has received lots of heat from current and former players...

    Paul  Salman Written by Paul Salman about 5 years ago 1,206 reads 2 comments