1. Oakland Raiders: After Loss to Detroit Lions, Things To Fix for Week 16

    In NFL history, not many teams have seen the ups and downs of a season more than the 2011 Oakland Raiders ...

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  2. Oakland Raiders Beat by Detroit Lions, 28-27: What Happened?

    Some NFL games just make a person shake their head in disbelief at what they just saw and ask the question: What happened? Today's Raiders game was a prime example. So, here are a few answers to that question...

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  3. NFL Week 15: Oakland Raiders Host Detroit Lions in "Must-Win" Game for Each Team

    While most of the country will be focused on the Tim Tebow - Tom Brady matchup this week in the 4:00 P.M. time-slot, a game that is essentially an inter-conference playoff game will take place in Oakland...

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  4. Pittsburgh Steelers: The Road to the Super Bowl Starts with the 49ers

    The Pittsburgh Steelers are 10-3. They have won four straight, and eight of nine. They should easily make the playoffs. They are tied with Baltimore, New England and Houston with the best record in the AFC...

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  5. NFL Week 14: New Orleans Saints Road to the Super Bowl Starts Now

    The New Orleans Saints are 9-3. They have a two-game lead in the NFC South. If not for Aaron Rodgers , Drew Brees would be MVP. He's the first quarterback to pass for 4,000 yards in 12 games...

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  6. College Football Bowl Games We Can Do Without

    It is a proven fact that flooding any market with any product diminishes the value of the product. If you have tried to sell a house in the last five years, you understand this principle...

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  7. NFL Week 13: Which Teams Are Still Contenders?

    Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints absolutely decimated the New York Giants in front of a national audience on Monday Night Football ...

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  8. Minnesota Vikings Coach Leslie Frazier: Is His Seat Getting Hotter?

    The Minnesota Vikings lost today to the Atlanta Falcons , 24-14. They were expected to lose but were still in the game in the last five minutes...

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  9. NFL Week 12: Time for the Dallas Cowboys to Seize Control of the NFC East

    The Dallas Cowboys head into their annual Thanksgiving home game on a three-game winning streak. Despite the winning streak, they are still inconsistent at times...

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  10. Detroit Lions, the BCS and Other Things to Be Thankful For

    In keeping with the Thanksgiving spirit, here is my list of things from the sports world for which we should all be thankful. 1. The Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving. This is a tradition that dates back to the Lions' first year in Detroit in 1934...

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  11. NFL Week 11: New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys and Others That Must Win

    It is getting to the time of the NFL season where we begin to see some separation from contenders and pretenders...

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  12. NFL Week 10: Atlanta Falcons Coach Mike Smith's Failed Gambleā€”History Repeated

    Yesterday the Atlanta Falcons lost a critical division game to New Orleans in overtime 26-23. A game featuring the top two teams in the division, for undisputed possession of first place, lived up to it's billing...

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  13. NFL Week 10: New England Patriots at New York Jets Tops Among Divisional Games

    Half of all games in Week 10 will be between division rivals. The stakes will be high. In five of the games first place, or at least a tie for first place, will be up for grabs...

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  14. NFL History Says Indianapolis Colts Should Draft Andrew Luck

    After watching another pitiful Indianapolis Colts loss, a 31-7 thumping to Atlanta , it is evident that the Colts did not prepare themselves for life without Peyton Manning ...

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  15. NFL Teams Once Thought Dead, Now Finding New Life

    The odds are against an NFL team making the playoffs two years in a row. Of the 96 NFL teams that made the playoffs between 2002 and 2009, only 44 or 45 percent made the playoffs the following year...

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  16. New Orleans Saints' Loss to St. Louis Rams Should Serve as Warning to NFL

    On any given Sunday, any given team can beat any other given team. That old adage was proven true today by the St. Louis Rams . The Rams entered the game 0-6. They had scored 56 points all season...

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  17. New England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Highlights NFL Week 8

    Week 8 offers the usual mixture of NFL games. There will be games that will attract little national attention like Arizona at Baltimore . Another potential Saints blowout as they travel up the Mississippi to St...

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  18. NFL Week 7 Picks: Grading Tim Tebow and 5 Other Fresh Quarterbacks

    Six quarterbacks made their first start of the 2011 NFL season in Week 7. The Raiders, Rams, and Seahawks did so because of injury. The Vikings started first-round pick Christian Ponder in a look to the future...

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  19. Tim Tebow to Start and Other NFL Week 7 Quarterback Story Lines

    At first glance, Week 7 doesn't seem to have a multitude of great matchups. New England, Buffalo and San Francisco are contenders who have a bye this week...

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  20. Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants Among Big Week 6 Winners

    Entering Week 6 there were several teams who faced critical "must-win" games. No team matched that criteria more than the Eagles. Others like the Buccaneers, Giants and Falcons needed to rebound after tough losses...

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  21. NFL Week 6: San Francisco 49ers-Detroit Lions and 5 Other Games Worth Watching

    Week 6 is another opportunity for NFL teams to show the world they are for real, or that they aren't as bad as they have been playing. A few games will have significance that couldn't have been imagined when the schedule was released...

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  22. Grading All 32 NFL Teams Through 5 Weeks

    After five weeks we have a good idea of how good, or bad, each NFL team is. Each team has played four or five games. It's time to pass out grades for every NFL team. "A" teams are those who, barring some great misfortune, will be playing in January...

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  23. NFL Week 5: 6 Games of Intrigue

    The NFL season is at the quarter post. We have seen a lot of unexpected things happen. There are several teams exceeding expectations, and a few falling short. Week 5 offers several games worthy of attention...

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  24. New York Giants, Washington Redskins and Other Teams Under NFL Radar

    Several teams seem to be getting all the headlines. Green Bay, New Orleans and New England for being so much better than others. Detroit and Buffalo for their quick turnarounds. Carolina and Cincinnati for the play of their rookie quarterbacks...

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  25. College Football: September's Toughest Schedules

    College football teams pursue several agendas in the month of September. Most BCS schools use it to beat up "creampuffs" before opening conference play. The little guys use it to raise cash by playing bigger schools for large payouts...

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