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...]

Goodell’s Pal Clears Him in Rice Tape-Gate

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When surveillance video surfaced of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiance in an elevator, the NFL moved quickly to feign shock and convince us all that it was the first time anyone from the league's offices saw the tape or fully understood what happened. But despite the fact that all signs since then have pointed to some type of cover-up, an investigation handled by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's "inside man" Robert Mueller, has shockingly cleared Goodell and the league of any wrongdoing. *Insert eye roll here.* According to Mueller's newly released report: • We uncovered no evidence that anyone at the league received or viewed an in-elevator … [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...]

What To Expect: Packers vs. Ravens

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As the 2-2 Green Bay Packers face the reigning Super Bowl Champions, I believe that we will definitely see a more confident Green Bay Packers team. I think that last week's win against the Detroit Lions showed them that, on both sides of the ball, they have what it takes to be a force in the NFC North. The key to success for the Packers lies in the hands of our Quarterback, Aaron Rodgers. In order for Rodgers to be effective, our offensive line has to be impenetrable. When given time, Rodgers will find the open man (He is currently averaging 333 passing yards per game). Also, our entire offensive arsenal needs to be at Rodgers disposal. Key playmakers like Randall Cobb, Jordy Nelson, James … [Read more...]

Why This NFL Couple Is Awesome!

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Pregnancy announcements can range anywhere from awkward to over-the-top. But one NFL player and his wife found a way to make one that was just right. Check out how Baltimore Ravens player Torrey Smith and wifey Chanel revealed to the world they had a baby on board via instagram! The couple got married this summer, months after releasing cutesy engagement pics. They met at the University of Maryland, where they were both athletes. Congrats! … [Read more...]