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Super Bowl 51: The New England Patriots Won, And The Atlanta Falcons Only Have Themselves To Blame

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Matt Ryan played at an MVP level in Super Bowl LI, but the Falcons came up short to the New England Patriots in Overtime. (Getty Images)

They had it.

I keep repeating that phrase over and over again as I go over the many ways the Atlanta Falcons cost themselves their first Super Bowl Championship in franchise history. (more…)

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AFC Championship Game: Pittsburgh Steelers A Tough Test For New England Patriots

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Le’Veon Bell had 149 yards from scrimmage the last time the Steelers and Patriots played. With Ben Roethlisberger playing this time, expect that production to increase on Sunday.

73-101. (more…)

The NFL MVP Race Is Between Matt Ryan And Aaron Rodgers, So Here’s Who Wins It

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Aaron Rodgers thought the Packers could run the table after getting trounced by Washington in Week 11. Green Bay did just that in winning their final six games and the NFC North. (Photo: Washington Times)

There have been a lot of names thrown out regarding this seasons NFL MVP award. Ezekiel “Zeke” Elliott. David Johnson. Tom Brady. All of them have been discussed and all of that discussion had merit.

Emphasis on ‘had’.  (more…)

2015 NFL Playoffs: AFC Championship Will Come Down To Efficiency

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Demarcus Ware is just one of the many defensive stars that make up the Denver Broncos number one ranked defense. They will be tested this Sunday against the New England Patriots. (Photo By: Ron Chenoy/USA Today Sports)

Last week I mentioned how important the coaches would be in determining their teams fates. In the case of the Steelers and Chiefs, that was the case.  (more…)

NFL Playoffs 2015: Defense And Survival The Theme Of AFC Playoffs

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Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, no matter how you look at it, will determine the Broncos playoff success. (Photo Credit: Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports)

There is a lot to like about the AFC match ups this weekend and it a lot of the intrigue starts with the coaches. You didn’t read that wrong (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Thursday Night Audibles For Dolphins Vs. Patriots

Tom Terrific: Brady has torched opposing teams to the tune of 2,054 yards, 16 touchdowns (one interception) and a 113.2 rating.

Tom Terrific: Brady has torched opposing teams to the tune of 2,054 yards, 16 touchdowns (one interception) and a 113.2 rating.

I’m sorry, Patriot fans.

I was blinded by $100 million dollar Defensive Tackles and shiny up and coming Quarterbacks in South Beach. I was fooled by defensive geniuses aligning themselves with the unbelievable talent in Buffalo. The jury is still out, but I was also a little head over heels for “Gang Green” after Geno got punched in the jaw.  (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Thoughts On Eagles Troubles, Odell Beckham Jr.’s Breakout and More

Dion Lewis has 258 total yards (109 rushing, 149 receiving) and a touchdown through two games this season. His versatility and (apparent) heavy usage in the Patriots backfield make him a must own in all formats. (Photo: Bleacher Report)

Dion Lewis has 258 total yards (109 rushing, 149 receiving) and a touchdown through two games this season. His versatility and (apparent) heavy usage in the Patriots backfield make him a must own in all formats. (Photo: Bleacher Report)

Week 2 of the NFL season is done, and for some so are your fantasy hopes. Yes I realize how ridiculous that last statement sounded but the really ridiculous part is some people actually feel that way.

Don’t. This is when it can get really fun. (more…)

About Last Year: Previewing The New England Patriots 2015 Playoff Outlook

“Gronk” will have to be brilliant again in 2015 for the Patriots to have any shot at returning to the playoffs and defending their title. (Photo By: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images North America)

Leading up to the start of the 2015 NFL season I will be previewing last year’s playoff teams and their chances for making it back to the postseason

2014 Overview:

Record: 12-4 (1st in AFC East; Won Super Bowl XLIX)  (more…)

NFL 2015: 90 Days From Kickoff, Here Are 7 Storylines To Keep An Eye On Heading Into Minicamp

Peyton Manning has averaged 613 pass attempts per season since he signed with the Broncos after the 2011 season. Will a dramatic offensive philosophy shift under new head coach Gary Kubiak cause a conflict?

Peyton Manning has averaged 613 pass attempts per season since he signed with the Broncos after the 2011 season. Will a dramatic shift in offensive philosophy under new head coach Gary Kubiak cause a conflict?

With NFL OTAs wrapping up and Minicamp set to begin next week, there are plenty of storylines to monitor as the 2015 NFL season approaches. Here are seven I think are worth following.  (more…)

NFL Offseason 2015: Tom Brady, Patriots Get #DeflateGate Penalties; Now What?

New England Patriots Quarterback, Tom Brady, was suspended four games for his part in #DeflateGate  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

New England Patriots Quarterback, Tom Brady, was suspended four games for his part in #DeflateGate (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

#DeflateGate has an outcome. Sort of.

Tom Brady has been suspended. The Patriots have been docked two draft picks (including their 2016 first-round pick), and the franchise has been ordered to pay $1 million dollars as a fine. If this punishment sticks, it would be some of the harshest the sport has ever seen. My money, though, is that it won’t; and the NFL will once again have proved us suckers on their quest to dominate 12-months of the sports news landscape. (more…)