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If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 16

Just one week left in the season! Nine of the 12 teams have punched their ticket so far, and as long as the Rams lose or tie in Week 17, a losing team will make the playoffs. The AFC’s road to the Super Bowl goes through Foxboro, and unless the Falcons lose at home to […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 15

Just two weeks to go until the playoffs are completely set. And after a concussion, Brett Favre won’t be there to see them. Both the Patriots and the Falcons have a magic number of one to clinch the #1 seeds in their conferences. And at 6-8, one of the Rams or Seahawks have to win […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 14

Just three weeks left, and Favre and the Vikings are done. And New England is essentially a lock for #1. The Jets, despite doing so poorly, are also pretty well-ensconced in a Wildcard spot, as are the Ravens. The Colts are on the outside looking in, but they do have a home game against Jacksonville […]

Video: Jets’ Coach Trips Dolphins’ Player

UPDATE: Sal Alosi’s suspension has been upped to indefinite. ——————– UPDATE: Sal Alosi has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the season and fined $25,000. For a long time, people have been accusing the Jets of being cheaters. Now, those accusations finally have some validity. On Sunday, during a Dolphins’ punt late in […]

Patriots-Jets “Game” Rewind: Rex Nuts Up, Jets Don’t Show Up

Well then, I guess that settles that. Expecting a knock-down, drag-out fight in the Ward-Gatti tradition, we instead got Tyson-Spinks, except this bout had a predetermined, rigid time structure and no standing eight count. But 45-3? On Tedy Bruschi Night? Not even in Pete Sheppard’s wettest dreams did anyone see this bloodletting coming. You could […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 13

Just one short month remains in the season, and still, no team has clinched a playoff berth. That’s not a surprise in the NFC West, where it’s still quite possible the division winner will have a losing record. Only in the AFC West does the division leader have a lead more than one game. And […]

Patriots Obliterate “Jets” 45-3

It was the match-up of the season: the New England Patriots versus the New York Jets, the two best teams in the AFC. The Patriots were unbeaten at home, having won 25 straight at Gillette. The Jets were unbeaten on the road this season. At stake: the lead in the AFC East and the best […]

Patriots Keys to Victory: Week 13 vs. Jets

The New England Patriots have had a lot of big games this season, but none of those come close in importance to their upcoming Week 13 matchup with the division rival New York Jets. The Jets and Patriots enter this week’s showdown with records of 9-2, which means the winner of this game will have […]

Bill is a Pill, Rex’s in Effect

Exhibit A is short, truculent, crabby and comports himself with the miffed, detached air of someone running late for a colonoscopy. Exhibit B is large, boisterous, expressive, sometimes downright jolly, possessing an everyman wit you could easily see coming from a barber or short-order cook. They are as different and as similar as the Grinch […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 12

Things are getting really interesting. The four best teams in the AFC will all face each other next week, A team may win the NFC West with a losing record, something no division has ever experienced before. And defenses are starting to figure out Michael Vick a little bit. And the Colts and Packers are […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 11

We’re six weeks away from knowing who will face who in January, and Chilly won’t be around to see it. Houston fell yet again, and the Jets won late again, the Falcons came up big in St Louis, and the Panthers are the new Rams, thanks to Buffalo’s massive comeback over Cincy. Thanks to New […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 10

With less than two months to go now, the landscape has changed pretty nicely. The Patriots went from contenders to jokes, to contenders again with a defeat of Pittsburgh. Oakland is now in the playoff situation again, somehow. The Cowboys’ coaching change helped them, and hurt the Giants. The Falcons and Jets are back in […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 9

Things have suddenly gotten interesting. The Patriots are no longer the best team around, and the Rams are doing something right. And remember the Saints’ poor start? They’re now half a game out of the best record in the league. Ditto for the packers, and just one game back for the Colts. And three games […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 8

How about this for an ultimate rematch three years in the making. We all remember the day the undefeated season died, when the Giants beat the Patriots in a game in which New England could have tried harder. But they’re the best team in the league again this year, even without Randy Moss. It remains […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 7

Something’s going on in the NFL. The AFC West is completely flopped from last season, New Orleans lost at home to Cleveland, and the Cowboys and Vikings are still not too good, and Green Bay is borderline. At least we still have one winless team in Buffalo to root for to fail. The Colts are […]