Monthly Archives: April 2013

Notes from Opening Night – Stats & Info Blog

With the game tied at 5 in the bottom of the 7th, Red Sox manager went to Hideki Okajima to get out of the jam. Okajima allowe his two inherited runners to score, but with the slate clean and the … Continue reading

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Take Cowboys over Eagles in the fourth

Mark J. Rebilas/US PresswireTony Romo and the Cowboys have blown leads, but at least they’re scoring in the fourth quarter.What happens when an easily stoppable force meets an easily movable object? If Saturday’s game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the … Continue reading

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NFL’s two standards of justice

When the NFL decided not to punish the Cleveland Browns over their (mis)handling of Colt McCoy’s head injury, the league created an appearance that there are two kinds of justice. There’s a standard for the players and another for the … Continue reading

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Bears should stay away from Atogwe – Chicago Bears Blog Chicago

[+] Enlarge Dilip Vishwanat/Getty ImagesOshiomogho Atogwe would seem to fit well with Lovie Smith’s defense, but the price would be too high. The whatever-helps-the-team mentality permeates NFL fan bases at this time of year. But should the Chicago Bears pursue … Continue reading

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Update- Kickoff still 1 p.m. ET at Metrodome – NFC North Blog

As of Saturday evening, the NFL was still planning to maintain its original 1 p.m. ET kickoff for Sunday’s game between the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants. But via Twitter, league spokesman Greg Aiello said a final scheduling decision … Continue reading

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Rodney Harrison- Albert Haynesworth ‘quit’

Well, that didn’t take long. HarrisonHaynesworthIt was just a matter of time before a former New England Patriot laid the wood on recently released defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth. In short, New England’s big offseason acquisition brought nothing in return and … Continue reading

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Jerry Jones- Bring the pressure

AP Photo/Tony GutierrezOwner Jerry Jones thinks last season’s playoff loss will motivate the team this year.SAN ANTONIO — After he’d raved about his head coach’s offseason weight loss, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones got down to the business of discussing … Continue reading

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Youth movement on for Denver’s WRs

One of the reasons why the Denver Broncos shipped receiver Brandon Lloyd to St. Louis (Adam Schefter has the details of how the Broncos can get a fifth-round pick in 2012 out of the deal) is the rebuilding they want … Continue reading

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Chase for perfection – Stats & Info Blog

Quick: Who was the only player to steal 20+ bases without getting caught once in 2009? If you said Pablo Sandoval then I’ve got news for you… You are dead wrong. The correct answer is Chase Utley. During the regular … Continue reading

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Packers’ Schneider was ready to be a GM

John Schneider had a reputation as a personable and knowledgeable consensus-builder in Green Bay’s front office, a skill he’ll put to good use as Seattle’s new general manager. Schneider’s hiring was reported Tuesday morning by ESPN.com. Schneider has a background … Continue reading

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