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Week 2 NFL Preview: Lions, Bills Continue to Roll

Week 1 is in the books and we finally have games to analyze after an offseason of uncertainty. The first week featured some record-breaking performances, shocking upsets, teams making statements, and dramatic comebacks. As always the first week tends to get over analyzed by fans that expect their team to perform as they did that week, […]

Patriots Torched in 34-10 Loss to Detroit Lions

After opening the preseason with a pair of dominating efforts, the New England Patriots were humbled on Saturday night, falling 34-10 to the Lions at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich. Quarterbacks Struggle Quarterback Tom Brady struggled after being pressured and rushed by the Lions defensive line throughout, causing him to miss throws and receivers that […]

Live Blog! Patriots vs Lions

We’re live from Ford Field in the Motor City! Wrentham, MA! Its Patriots! Its Lions! Its Saturday night pre-season football! Count your buddy from SoB, Ryan, in. He is joined by his buddy Drew, who thinks they’re going out for the game. Unbeknownst to Drew, this is not the case. After all, why wouldn’t he want […]

Pats Look to Continue Impressive Preseason in Detroit

The New England Patriots will travel to Detroit on Saturday, battling the Lions in the third preseason game at 8 p.m. at Ford Field. The team is coming off a pair of blowout victories to open the exhibition season, dismantling the Jacksonville Jaguars in the opener 47-21 before topping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-14 last week. […]

Shaun Hill Claims Patriots Tried to Break His Arm

During the Lions’ annual Thanksgiving loss, quarterback Shaun Hill claimed that during a quarterback sneak near the goal line in the 2nd quarter, someone on the Patriots’ defense tried to break his arm in the pile. Hill claims that someone tried to re-break his non-throwing arm, originally injured earlier in the season against the Giants. […]

PATS on the Back: Week 12 vs. Detroit

It didn’t start off too well for the Pats on Turkey Day, but the end result was what most expected: an offensive highlight show, and a win for New England, 45-24 over the Detroit Lions at Ford Field Thursday. The Lions came out out roaring in the first half, taking a 17-10 lead into the […]

Brady, Patriots Gobble Up Lions on Thanksgiving

Dave Rayner booted a 44-yard field goal, giving the Detroit Lions a 17-10 halftime lead, and images of three weeks ago when the Browns stunned the Patriots began to appear. Were the Patriots unable to beat an overachieving team on the road? Does Tom Brady have the grit and determination to pull his team through […]

2010 NFL Predictions: NFC North

Thursday night, we’ll see what Brett Favre can do after spending his entire off-season playing toss in the mud with his Wrangler Jeans buddies and that golden retriever.  More importantly, though, we’ll see what Adrian Peterson can do against an ailing Saints defense, who exactly Brett Favre will pass to other than Visanthe Shiancoe and […]

NFC North Fantasy Preview

Our fourth divisional fantasy preview takes us to the NFC North, a division that features heated rivalries and is filled with top notch fantasy talent. Last season, the Vikings earned the top spot in this foursome, coming ever-so-close to a Super Bowl appearance, instead losing in overtime of the NFC title game at the hands […]

Top Ten Shakeups for the 2009 NFL Season

The 2009 NFL Season starts Thursday, and everyone is excited about it. Which teams will be the heavyweights this year? Which players will be the standouts? Will all the teams with quarterback problems solve them? After both #1 seeds from the 2007 season failed to even make the playoffs in the 2008 season, anything can […]

Fantasy Football Focus: The Starting 11 – Diving Deep into Depth Chart Battles

By now, many of your fantasy football drafts probably have come and gone. Sure, your Labor Day weekend may feature a last minute draft or two, but at this point, your teams are most likely drafted and you’re just sitting back, waiting for Thursday’s kickoff to the season. But if you are sitting back, you […]

Why Have So Many NFL Coaches Been Fired?

We have entered the part of the offseason where NFL teams sends a few grown men to apply for unemployment, while simultaneously employing a similar number of men in a new role. What I’m referring to is when the teams fire their head coaches (and/or coordinators). It is an annual, unavoidable occurrence. So with that, […]

A Letter to Matt Millen

Dear Matt, I am writing to you because you have managed to do something remarkable. You took a once semi-proud franchise and ran them into the ground. You took an enthusiastic fan base and made them more concerned about the Pistons and Red Wings than the Lions, in a country where that is very hard […]

TGIF: What I Have Learned This Football Season (So Far)

The 2008 season has been full of stories good and bad. In our short time of play (only 6 weeks), I have witnessed the trends that make this game great and at the same time not so great. Looking at the data and also going back through my fantasy drafts a couple of months ago, […]

TGIF: OK, Who Else is Overrated? QB and RB Edition

A few weeks ago I mentioned how I thought Adrian Peterson was overrated. Again, I’d like to point out that I know he is an incredible athlete, I was just pointing out why he was not worthy of a top two or even three pick. This put the wheels in my mind in motion and drove me […]