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Manning vs. Manning

MIKE SILVA: You want a great quarterback? Give me Peyton. You want a championship quarterback? Give me Eli.

CHRIS PUMMER: Football being a team sport, I don’t think Eli Manning’s two Super Bowl titles puts him in the same class as his older brother. Continue reading

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NFL Week 1 In Review

Packers 42, Saints 34
CHRIS PUMMER: The Packers opened the season where they left off, rolling past a very good opponent. Green Bay only narrowly made the playoffs last year and struggled at times, but that was after losing…

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NFL Week 16 in Review

CHRIS PUMMER: Disappointing teams have been cleaning house early this season. The 49ers got started by making Mike Singletary the fourth coach dismissed before the end of the regular season.

When the pink slips get handed out is less interesting…

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NFL Week 13 in Review

Giants 31, Redskins 7
JASON CLINKSCALES: In the five seasons I have covered the Giants for the New York Beacon, I was never more stunned by a win over Washington than I was…

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NFL Week 12 In Review

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Falcons 20, Packers 17
CHRIS PUMMER
: While it seems to me like more focus was being given to the Bears-Eagles matchup, I think this is the game that pitted the two best teams in the…

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MNF Helmet Crash Abolished

MOLLY SCHOEMANN: I am but a simple polycarbonate helmet, it is true, but do I not have feelings too? If you ask me if I’m ready for the football, do I not say yes? And if you slam me into another helmet with bone-crushing force, do I not request that you at least not do it on purpose, and continually?

HOWARD MEGDAL: Hearing that litany of complaints has only verified what we already suspected: Today’s helmets are pussies. Continue reading

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NFL Week Five in Review

Jaguars 36, Bills 26

BRAD GOLDBACH: The Bills are terrible, but it was a big step for the Jaguars to win this one on the road after such an emotional victory last week. This is the kind of game the…

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NFL Week 4 In Review

Falcons 16, 49ers 14
CHRIS PUMMER:
That’s back-to-back ugly wins for the Falcons (3-1), but they’ll take it. Meanwhile San Francisco (0-4)  seems happy to take a top-5 draft pick.

JASON CLINKSCALES: I listened to this game via AudioPass and just…

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NFL Week 3 in Review

Chiefs 31, 49ers 10
CHRIS PUMMER:
A friend and 49ers fan recently shared with me his opinion that Mike Singletary’s strength as a coach is his ability to raise the emotional level of his players, but that a team could…

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NFL Week 2 in Review

Falcons 41, Cardinals 7
CHRIS PUMMER:
Guess Matt Leinart wasn’t going to play any better than Derek Anderson.

ALEX PREWITT: Good that the Falcons got this out of their system after getting abused by the Steelers’ defense in Week 1.…

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