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Football and relationships can be a dangerous combination.  As an avid football fan, as well as , I should know.  By my last count, I’ve given 13 different women the title of “girlfriend” since I was old enough to know what that means.  And each one had a different way of annoying me when we watched football together, except number 13 who, by n...

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The NFL, like any other entity, has a culture all its own. This means that it comes with its own vocabulary. These are some words you should start mixing into your own football conversations, whether you're talking about the worst call you've ever seen or someone who came through on your Fantasy team. Here's your NFL Vocab List. 1. T.O.ed ...

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Big game. Big markets. Big QBs. Big rematch. Super Bowl XLVI could X-ceed all others in ratings. But how will its star players rate with Madison Avenue? Which Giants and Patriots will land seven-figure endorsement deals, go to Disneyland, and show up on talk shows, Wheaties boxes and Dancing With The Stars? Here’s how this expert rates ...

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By all accounts, this particular Super Bowl week has been relatively uneventful.  There has been minimal trash-talking, absolutely no scandals, and an overdose of Twitter jester, Chad Ochocinco.  Super Bowl XLIV’s major storylines are obvious: The Colts are a machine and are expected to win handily.  Meanwhile, a Saints victory would cement the Hur...

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The Jets, Cardinals and Bucs, among others are all looking for offensive linemen to fill a void left by injury or subpar performance. Within a week, 1184 NFL players will be unemployed when rosters are cut down to fifty-three.  Position battles are being won (and lost) all day every day.  Having gone through this myself one year ago as a member of the...

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Randy Moss may be representing himself after all.  A source close to Moss tells The Football Girl the wide receiver has decided “he’s probably not going to hire an agent.” This possible oscillation by Moss comes one week after who would focus on turning Moss into a viable player off-the-field.  In talking to Rapaport, the 33...

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Being a non-fan in the land of Big Football has its challenges. Lucky for me, after , a friend sent me a link to Football 101 on TheFootballGirl.com. I’m still confused, but I’m learning a thing or two. Horse collar! Pooch kick! Amiright? Seriously, true fans – on behalf of everyone like me, I thank you for your tolerance....

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This season has been a disaster in every sense of the word, and with a catastrophic seventh loss looming, I'm pulling out the big guns and playing the blame game. There's a lot to go around -- I have more ammo than the late Charlton Heston at an NRA Convention. 1. Sidney Rice and Drew Rosenhaus Let this be a reminder: professional at...

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Every year, the Hollywood award season prompts a slew of cheesy Oscar spoofs. I assure you, this one will be no different. So in the spirit of honoring our fake heroes, I invite you to sit back and let your imaginations run wild. Picture Jay Cutler rocking the red carpet in a shimmering Chanel gown. Perhaps a tardy Brett Favre shows up after the pre-par...

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