Category Archives: NFL Football

Some People Are Never Satisfied

William C. Rhoden in the NY Times: A Triumph of Enlightenment … Eventually Too Long a Wait for Michael Sam at the N.F.L. Draft By the time I arrived at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan on Saturday, the sixth … Continue reading

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I’m So Excited! – NFL Draft Open Thread

I haven’t been this optimistic about the Oakland Raiders since the beginning of the 2003 season. Last night the Raiders used the fifth pick in the draft to select Khalil Mack, a linebacker from Buffalo, as their first pick in … Continue reading

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Stupid, Stupid, Stupid!

From the Annals of Dumbfuckery: GOP Lobbyist Pushing for Ban on Openly Gay NFL Players Republican lobbyist Jack Burkman is pushing for legislation that would ban openly gay athletes from the National Football League, spurred on by the recent news … Continue reading

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Who does this Clowney think he is?

If the answer is “The best damn college player in the country” then he’s right: Clowney should quit while he’s healthy Jadeveon Clowney does not want to play college football. Simple solution: Don’t. Clowney should hand in his South Carolina … Continue reading

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All He Ever Did Was Win Games

Is Tebowmania over? Tim Tebow had no impact on the field in his one-and-done season with the Jets, but the collateral damage caused by last year’s ill-conceived and misguided trade has left careers shattered — including his own, which may … Continue reading

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Don’t blame me!

In case you missed it: Power Fails and 49ers Surge, but Ravens Win The lights went out at the Superdome during the Super Bowl. Only then did the game really begin. In a sporting event that has had spectacular finishes … Continue reading

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SUPER BOWL XLVII OPEN THREAD

Today is the holiest day of the year for NFL fans. The San Francisco 49ers will be facing the Baltimore Colts Ravens for the Lombardi Trophy in New Orleans. It should be a good game. I really don’t like either … Continue reading

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You Don’t Bring Veggies To A Super Bowl Party!

Taco Bell pulls Super Bowl ad after allegations that it’s insensitive to vegetable lovers Taco Bell has pulled an outrageously offensive Super Bowl ad after a Twitter campaign shamed the fast good chain into doing the right thing. (Except not … Continue reading

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In the end there can be only one

Today is the second-biggest day of the year for pro football fans. Four teams will play today. The two winners will meet in the Super Bowl. In the end there can be only one champion. The early game will be … Continue reading

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All he does is win

I never got into Tebowmania but . . . Tim Tebow won’t be playing for Jaguars next season, new GM says Tim Tebow will not be playing for his hometown Jacksonville Jaguars next season, not if new General Manager David … Continue reading

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Giants/Cardinals/Obama/Romney/Lions/Bears Epic Drunk Blog

The San Francisco Giants are playing the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Seven of the NCLS – the loser goes home and the winner faces the Detroit Tigers in the World Series starting Wednesday night. That game starts about 5 … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Open Thread

The Raiders play at 1:00 and the Giants play at 5:00. Pray for my liver.

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My Ducats My Daughter Open Thread

The Giants and the Raiders are both on television tonight. One game starts at 5:30 and the other one at 7:15 pm. The Giants are in playoff contention and this is the Raiders’ home opener against division foe San Diego. … Continue reading

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Another barrier broken

Shannon Eastin: First female official in NFL regular-season game Shannon Eastin is in the starting lineup, set to become the first female official in an NFL regular-season game. The 42-year-old has been assigned to work the Rams-Lions game Sunday in … Continue reading

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Eli-te

Elisha Nelson “Eli” Manning When you look at what his dad and older brother Peyton have accomplished, it’s really saying something that Eli outshined them both. He is the hero of little brothers everywhere. This is an open thread.

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Super Bowl XLVI Super Open Thread

The last time they met Eli spoiled Tom’s perfect season. Eli wants a second ring to move ahead of his brother. Tom wants a fourth one to tie Joe and Terry. I want Super Bowl Sunday to be a national … Continue reading

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Meet the Raiders’ new head coach – Dennis Allen

Allen shows Raiders’ new commitment to defense The Raiders have hired Dennis Allen, the 39-year-old defensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos, to be their new head coach. Allen informed the Broncos on Tuesday night in Mobile, Ala., a league source … Continue reading

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Joe Cool

Daily Beast: Aaron Rodgers: the NFL’s Best Quarterback of All Time Professional football is a sport that dominates America, the forward pass dominates football, and Rodgers dominates the pass. Or rather, he dominates opposing defenses, and he does it like … Continue reading

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NFL Playoffs Divisional Weekend

New Orleans at San Francisco 1:30pm PT Denver at New England 5:00pm PT Today is Divisional Saturday. The early game will be Saints and Niners in San Francisco. With any luck New Orleans will do Raider fans a huge favor … Continue reading

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NFL Regular Season Final Weekend

There are thirty-two teams in the National Football League. Twenty of them will play their last game of the season today. Twelve of them will play at least one more game (four division winners and two wildcards from each conference). … Continue reading

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