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Lifelong SF 49ers and SF Giants fan

Weirdest. Playoffs. Ever.

Here we are on the edge of Super Bowl LII, and the quarterbacks are: Case Keenum Nick Foles Blake Bortles Brian Hoyer (possibly) Call me underwhelmed, but this is pretty terrible. Drew Brees had the last best shot of stopping … Continue reading

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Back (to the) Draft

As I said earlier, I think we need to go pass rusher first, but it looks like the Chubbster, as well as Arden Key, look to be drafted ahead of our 9/10 spot. The Raiders desperately need an inside linebacker … Continue reading

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What in the Wide Wide World of Sports is Going On Here?

Well, that was nuts. Pittsburgh gained 545 yards of offense, scored 42 points, and lost. Jacksonville gained 378 yards and won. Ben Roethlesburger went 37 for 58 for 469 yards, and 5 TDs and lost. Blake Bortles went 14-26 and … Continue reading

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Playoffs?!? Playoffs!!! Playoffs?!?

Week 2 of the full-on win-or-go-home football games. The AFC looks to be Pittsburgh and NE. I’d be floored if it doesn’t go this way. The NFC is more of a crap shoot.  Philly would be the pre-emptive fave if … Continue reading

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Upcoming Stuff, and Draft Needs

Feb. 20 — First day for teams to designate franchise or transition players. The deadline to designate players is March 6 at 2 p.m. MT. Feb. 27 – March 5 — NFL scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. March 12 … Continue reading

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More Twists and Turns in the Garoppolo Acquisition

ESPN (aka TMZ lite) is now reporting that the Browns offered New England their 4th overall pick in the 1st round, and (I’m quoting the Cleveland Plain Dealer here) “other goodies” for Jimmy Garoppolo a couple days before the actual … Continue reading

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The Playoffs and Poor Young Sir Alex & Adios to the Rams

The playoffs have not been very kids to the KC Chiefs or Alex Smith. His Chiefs always seem to get killed by injuries to key players at important times. Whether it be Jamaal Charles in 2013 amid the 28 point … Continue reading

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