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What Just Happened? : Jets Game-Winning Penalty

There was a penalty involving “pushing” called during a failed field goal attempt in the waning minutes of the Patriots at Jets game on Sunday afternoon, a penalty that directly resulted in the Jets getting significantly better field position and kicking a closer field goal for the win. So, what happened? Isn’t “pushing” happening on […]

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Preseason Lowdown : New York Jets

What’s the story?  The Jets are like that friend who keeps dating that guy and continuously makes terrible decisions because she can’t seem to pull the plug even though the relationship clearly isn’t working. That’s the Jets to a tee. They fired general manager Mike Tannenbaum but kept (maligned) head coach Rex Ryan. They brought […]

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News and Notes : 8.15.12

League News Limerick: Chad Johnson is a Dophin no more. Cedric Benson is a Packer for sure. Andrew Luck lives up to all the folklore. Replacement Refs make jaws drop to the floor. In other news, last week I visited all of the New York training camps. Bills: Giants: Jets: I could have stayed at […]

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Divisional Breakdown : AFC East Teams

Today we’re traveling to the AFC East! Here’s the deal with the teams in that division: The Buffalo Bills History: Buffalo had a long list of teams with other minor football organizations prior to establishing the Bills with the AFL in 1960. O.J. Simpson was a star running back for the Bills in the 70’s. […]

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Gone Campin’ : NFL Training Camp

I woke up this morning with butterflies in my stomach and giggles escaping with uncontrollable glee. And not because I greet each morning with a smile and a song, ala Snow White. I greet most mornings with decidedly un-Disney-esque sentiments. But this morning was different. Because this morning…Packers training camp begins. !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Training camp is […]