Did Patriots Cheat Their Way to the Super Bowl?

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So when you get beat down by the New England Patriots one game away from the Super owl, it turns out it might not just be your ego that ends up deflated... The NFL is investigating whether the Patriots intentionally deflated footballs during yesterday's trouncing of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game. Officials must have gotten suspicious during the game, because at one point, they reportedly took a ball out of play and weighed it. And what exactly would be the point of using deflated balls you ask? They would of course be easier to grip and catch, particularly in Sunday's rainy weather conditions. Logic however dictates that the advantage would then go to both teams, … [Read more...]

NFL Divisional Round Recap: Ick!

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I would like to extend my sincere apologies to fans of this weekend's losing NFL playoff teams for the inevitable jinx that took place when I gave your teams my support. (That excludes of course fans of the Dallas Cowboys. LOL at your misery!) You see, as a fan of the New Orleans Saints, a team that had a chance to win its division at 7-9 only to completely choke, it's obvious that the football gods pretty much loathe me and everything I support this season. And so, by supporting your teams in the playoffs, with the intent to smite their opponents, I pretty much destroyed your lives. My bad. Wanna know what hurts so much about that Patriots victory over the Ravens? It's that it played … [Read more...]

QB Draft Drama? #BlameJameis

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Much to the surprise of football fans nowhere, Florida State University quarterback and renowned crab leg lover Jameis Winston has made himself eligible for this year's NFL draft. Jameis, who lost his first game as a starter for FSU a week ago in embarrassing fashion at the Rose Bowl, has a drool-worthy resume. It's his off-the-field antics that will likely give pause to even desperate general managers at the bottom of the NFL food chain. IF it were just about football, Famous Jameis would be a no-brainer. On the field, he shows poise and resilience. He is a natural leader with a powerful arm, not to mention pocket mobility. He's a Heisman Trophy winner and he led his team to a national … [Read more...]

2015 NFL Playoff Hate-Off

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When you're the fan of a team that doesn't make it to the playoffs, the NFL postseason can be a dark, cold and dismal place. You might find yourself tempted to send hate tweets to that running back who fumbled the ball on the goal line...or the quarterback who threw a pick 6 with victory within reach....or the kicker who freakin' shanked a chip shot that your grandmother could have hit. I mean, it was just 25 yards for the love of God. AAAAAHHH!!!!!! *Deep breaths* But there are other ways to channel all that negative energy that won't end in a restraining order. In order to survive a postseason without hope, why not focus your passions on hating all the teams that would make you just … [Read more...]

Saints Player Arrested for Domestic Violence

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The NFL's new domestic violence policy is sadly already about to get put to the test. New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette is under investigation for allegedly pushing a woman to the ground outside of his Kenner home. A couple of years ago, this may have been an altercation that barely made it onto the league's radar. But in this post Ray Rice world, the league is anxious to prove it means business when it comes to getting tough with players accused of domestic violence. Under the league's new policy: "A baseline suspension of six games without pay for violations involving assault, battery, domestic violence, dating violence, child abuse, other forms of family violence, … [Read more...]