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The Entire World is Furious That Eli Manning Was Benched

When news broke that the New York Giants had unceremoniously decided to bench Eli Manning for Geno Smith, the NFL world immediately reacted. Fellow quarterbacks, current and former, and other players around the league , as well as coaches and pretty much everyone spoke out, sharing their disgust with the Giants and support for Manning. Let's start wi...

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Positively Gruden, Texans at Ravens: You Down with V.P.P.?

Welcome to another rendition of “Positively Gruden,” where we chronicle the top cheers, compliments, and commendations from America’s favorite fawning former coach. Well, it was another Monday Night snoozefest, with two inept offenses dueling to stumble into the playoffs for the right to exit promptly in the first round. That distinction fell upon...

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Week 12’s Best Locker Room Victory Speeches

Because there’s no happier place than an NFL locker room after a win…. (Note: We will add more celebrations as they are made available.) Los Angeles Rams 26 New Orleans 20 Sean McVay: “We talked about attacking and that’s exactly what we did.” "It's all ab...

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From Jones to Newton: The NFL’s Top 10 Turkeys

Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude and warmth. It is also a time to highlight the NFL misfits who have especially mucked up this season. The storylines and degrees of ineptitude vary but the turkeys listed below should all have to eat cranberry sauce from a can. Jerry Jones, Cowboys Owner Let’s start with the obvious. Jones wo...

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Week 11’s Best Locker Room Speeches

Because there’s no place on Earth happier than an NFL locker room after a win. (We will add more speeches as they are made available.) Tampa Bay 30 Miami 20 “We’re 2-0 in the second half, and that’s all that matters. HC Dirk Koetter and K Patrick...

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View From London: The NFL Marches Toward a Permanent UK Franchise

In 2007, Dolphins quarterback Cleo Lemon stood under center for Miami in a downpour at Wembley Stadium, the mecca of English soccer. On the opposite side, Eli Manning completed just eight passes for the Giants, threw zero touchdowns and finished with a quarterback rating of 44.9 in a win. The future of football in London looked bleak. Ten years later...

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Week 10’s Best Locker Room Celebrations

Capturing the happiest place on earth ... an NFL locker room after a win. Because every celebration is magical. (We'll be adding more celebrations as teams post them.)   Bucs 15 Jets 10 “The goal is 7 in the row” HC Dirk Koetter and WR DeSean...

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Predictably Romo: Welcome Home, Tony

Welcome to our now weekly rendition of  column, dedicated to the clairvoyance, excitement, and raw analytical abilities of the best thing to happen to the NFL since the read option.  Great expectation awaited Romo’s return to Dallas for their contest and Chiefs, and the Dallas faithful did not disappointed by declaring it Tony Romo day with all the ...

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Predictably Romo: Hold on, Didn’t Fireman Ed Retire?

Welcome to our weekly rendition of “Predictably Romo,” dedicated to the clairvoyance, excitement, and raw analytical abilities of the best thing to happen to the NFL since .  Last night’s Jets-Bills clash yielded the second straight dud of a game for Tony, which is like garnishing a prime cut of beef with ketchup.  But it’s still a satisfying...

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