1. Monday Night Football: Patriots-Bills Preview and Prediction

    Editor’s Note: AJ Kaufman’s weekly MNF coverage on MSF is sponsored by Sadler’s Smokehouse, a producer of premium pit smoked meats that are best described by Sadler’s slogan: Legendary since 1948...

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  2. Michigan v Notre Dame In the Big House: Preview and Prediction

    Michigan and Notre Dame meet in Ann Arbor on Saturday and this year it will actually be a game worth watching...

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  3. Link of the Day: Poor Sean Salisbury and His Cell Phone Fired Again

    Not a whole lot of links to pass long today, but just stumbled upon a pretty interesting one over at Deadspin. Sean Salisbury, famous for getting into trouble at ESPN after using his cell phone ...

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  4. Knee-Jerk Fantasy Observation: Trade Fast Willie Parker If You Can…Fast

    Ladies and gentleman, we are one game into the NFL and fantasy football seasons and I am already issuing my first mea culpa...

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  5. NFL Week 1 WR Injury Updates: Boldin, Bryant, Welker, Walter, Berrian

    Gazing through the Thursday edition of the official NFL Injury Report, it’s clear that one fantasy-relevant position will be affected by injury more than any other: wide receiver. A plethora of No...

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  6. Troy Polamalu Out Three to Six Weeks with MCL Sprain

    The Pittsburgh Steelers successfully began their defense of the franchise’s sixth Super Bowl last night against Tennessee, winning 13-10 in overtime. The victory was not without its downsides, however...

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  7. Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts Week One Preview

    Guess what kids? It’s that time again! The NFL season kicked off tonight with the Pittsburgh Steelers hosting the Tennessee Titans. Finally...

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  8. Chicago Blackhawks' Season Is Right Around the Corner

    I went to the Blackhawks' web site earlier today, and I realized that preseason for the Hawks is just around the corner. I don’t know how I forgot that, but it had me happy knowing that the hockey season is just around the corner...

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  9. Links To Take With You to the John…Featuring Bill Simmons

    Sports: 2009 NFL Predictions — (Bill Simmons) Iverson not the answers in Memphis — (Josh Q. Public) Chubby Cubbies – Rick Reuschel — (Zoner Sports) Week ...

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  10. Matt Barkley: Hype & Hyperbole Machine Adds New Cog in Stewart Mandel of SI.com

    Well, the Matt Barkley hype machine just keeps chugging along, gaining new cogs seemingly with every passing day...

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  11. Titans-Steelers Betting Preview: Odds and Prediction

    NFL betting players have been awaiting the return of the regular season since an exciting end to the 2008 season, when Pittsburgh edged Arizona in the Super Bowl...

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  12. Herman Edwards Might Like a Few Words With Urban Meyer

    The New York Times has an interesting article today about the evolution of offenses in the NFL. Specifically, the article deals with the proliferation of more spread-out offensive schemes and ...

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  13. Fantasy Football Week One Sleeper Picks

    It’s only Week One, so the reality is that you shouldn’t be scouring for weekly matchup sleepers yet. With few exceptions, owners should simply be filling out their lineups with their top picks at each position and then waiting for Sunday

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  14. Dropping a Link Deuce On a Wednesday Afternoon

    Sports: Heisman Watch Week 1 — (MoonDog) Orrin Hatch: “BCS literally violates antitrust laws” — (MoonDog) Raiders Trade Chart Cheat Sheet — (Ryan Wilson, ...

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  15. New Browns Beat Writer Terrell Owens Confirms that Brady Quinn Will Start at QB

    Browns name Brady Quinn starting QB, news broken by Terrell Owens" title="Cleveland Browns name Brady Quinn starting QB" width="115" height="137" style="margin: 5px;" />There are ...

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  16. Pierre Thomas Injury Update: Status Questionable for Week 1 With MCL Sprain

    Pierre Thomas has been a trendy pick during fantasy football draft season as a potential first-round value that can often be had in rounds two-four, depending on your league...

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  17. Fantasy Football: Week 1 Start 'Em – Sit 'Em Lineup Advice

    Welcome to the first edition of what will be a weekly post here at Midwest Sports Fans throughout the NFL season: start ‘em–sit ‘em lineup advice for your fantasy football rosters...

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  18. LOTD: Why The Pittsburgh Steelers and Their Fans Suck

    [Editor's note: This post is dedicated to Ryan Russell and Nick Gerlach.] Hands down on the best running series in the sports blogosphere is Drew Magary’s incomparable Why Your Team sucks series at Deadspin...

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  19. Memo To Ohio State: Please End This Matt Barkley Nonsense on Saturday

    Matt Barkley, the pretty boy SoCal freshman who started for USC this past Saturday, is only one game into his collegiate football career. And after one game, I am already sick and damn tired of him...

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  20. Indiana Recruit Victor Oladipo Claims Divine Intervention Led Him To Hoosiers

    I know that it’s football season, but please allow me to indulge in a little IU basketball talk. Caught word on Peegs.com this morning that Victor Oladipo has committed to the IU...

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  21. Steelers-Titans: Thursday Night Football Preview and Prediction

    In case football fans needed anything else to get them warmed up for the 2009 season, Miami and Florida State engaged in an epic battle last night that came down to the final play...

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  22. Gordon Beckham Injury Update: Strained Oblique, Return Likely This Week

    White Sox rookie 3B Gordon Beckham has put his name front and center in the AL Rookie of the Year discussion by leading all AL rookies in doubles (23), RBI (52), and extra base hits (34)...

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  23. NFL Week 1 Preview: TV Schedule, Announcer Pairings, Point Spreads, and Picks

    As Michael Jackson once sang with his brothers, “can you feel it…Can You Feel It…CAN YOU FEEL IT!?” Not sure exactly what the late, great MJ was referring to when ...

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  24. Michigan's Freshmen QBs Tate Forcier, Denard Robinson Impress in 31-7 Win

    Rich Rodriguez kicked off the 2009 campaign with an impressive showing from his true freshmen quarterbacks in the Wolverines’ 31-7 win over Western Michigan...

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  25. Jimmy Clausen, Notre Dame Hand Nevada a Beating

    Charlie Weis and his team must feel really great right now after shutting out Nevada, 35-0. It was a right step on the road to recovery for the Notre Dame football team. All areas of the team were spot on...

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