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  • Posted 10/22/2014 04:01:08 EDT

         Just as the (5-2) Patriots are set to embark upon a brutal stretch of games against the NFL's best teams, their best pass-rusher, DE Chandler Jones, goes down for at least a month with a hip inju more »

  • Posted 10/22/2014 12:13:44 EDT

    In response to DonHolman's comment: In response to TheTinMan's comment: [QUOTE] Last year it was all the guys from Rutgers.   This year it appears to be guys with surgically repaired knees.    I hope more »

  • Posted 10/22/2014 12:07:15 EDT

    In response to soxrockursox's comment: Did I hear that right he got cut cause a DWI ?that's crazy if it's true.      It is true: http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000383124/article/alan-branch-rele more »

  • Posted 10/21/2014 11:51:56 EDT

         Here's more on Branch, who can play inside as a DT, or be used as a 3-4 DE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Branch ;;. He's a run-stuffer: http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/stats/_/id/10477/alan-br more »

  • Posted 10/21/2014 11:44:54 EDT

  • Posted 10/21/2014 11:40:40 EDT

    In response to PatsEng's comment: I just don't see many good RB options right now. I'd rather see if we can get Bryant for a 7th or see how Walker does this week and trying to grab Gresham using him a more »

  • Posted 10/21/2014 11:36:22 EDT

    In response to joepatsfan111111's comment: Yep yep yep BB schemeing. You guys can all say what you want as BB the Gm, but for some reason, he normally NAILS trades. So I kinda cant wait to see this gu more »

  • Posted 10/21/2014 11:19:14 EDT

    In response to CatfishHunter's comment: I'm happy with the move, given the circumstances.  I wanted 2 moves.  This one satisfies one of them:  a rotational LB that has athleticism and can play multipl more »

  • Posted 10/21/2014 11:16:04 EDT

    In response to PatsLifer's comment: We are getting a guy who produced at a high level in the nfl (110 tackles) just a short time ago and coming off double knee surgery who is mad he isn't playing....h more »

  • Posted 10/21/2014 11:06:29 EDT

    In response to WazzuWheatfarmer's comment: Good!  Heard he still has to pass a physical before it is official.  Don't know what the compensation is yet.  Ayers was a pretty hyped LB in the draft a few more »

  • Posted 10/21/2014 11:03:16 EDT

    In response to thejuice1's comment:

    Damn. Seems like the injury bug has f'ed us again like last year. 

       This sucks! Just like last year with all the damn injuries. 

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  • Forum Post: Dallas For Real?

    Posted 10/20/2014 02:12:01 EDT

         Dallas is "for real", for now. But, there's still a ton of football left to be played...and injuries are the great equalizer. Let's see how the contending teams look in December. 

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  • Forum Post: Bears a Warm-up?

    Posted 10/20/2014 11:44:57 EDT

    In response to zbellino's comment: Beginning with the Bears, New England is going to face a stretch of elite offenses including Denver, GB, Indy, and San Diego. Detroit is sandwiched in there, though more »

  • Posted 10/20/2014 11:36:45 EDT

    In response to tanbass' comment: I think Manning has better stats, but Brady has 3 rings.....no more needs to be said. They are both HOF, and both great QBs.....pick the one you like.      Brady also more »

  • Posted 10/20/2014 09:53:15 EDT

    In response to NYC's comment: Thanks Tex for adding some sobriety to settle down some panicky fans. I give the game ball to Danny A. It seemed BB got him engaged in the game by returning kicks and it more »

  • Posted 10/19/2014 09:10:50 EDT

    In response to BabeParilli's comment:



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  • Posted 10/19/2014 09:08:40 EDT

    In response to 42AND46's comment: killed me as a diehard Irish fan Tex but according to the rule probably the right call ..damn couldn't come any closer      I know. Still, I hate to see a game decide more »

  • Posted 10/19/2014 09:05:01 EDT

    In response to zbellino's comment: Because the last one was taken over by the same few guys with a bunch of off topic posts, I'm going to start a new thread for some tactical defensive discussion. It' more »

  • Posted 10/19/2014 08:18:58 EDT

    In response to digger0862's comment: I predict some defense. 24-21 Denver. That's what I was thinking. But, with Patrick Willis out, I don't like the 49ers' chances. I had picked SF to cover a 7 point more »

  • Posted 10/19/2014 01:00:24 EDT

    In response to DanishPastry's comment: My point regarding the fumes was that they were down to that going in to the game. Not getting off the field on 3rd downs did little to help preserve whatever wa more »

  • Posted 10/19/2014 11:26:09 EDT

    In response to DanishPastry's comment: Really hard to argue those grades. I'm with Reiss in that the D played on fumes, and that the extra time before the Chicago game hopefully will do them well. The more »

  • Posted 10/19/2014 12:52:47 EDT

         One last set of chuckles on the Harvin trade. This from the NY Post: "On the surface, the Jets’ acquisition of Percy Harvin in a trade with Seattle on Friday looks like a no-brainer, adding a b more »

  • Posted 10/19/2014 12:13:48 EDT

          Here's how the NY Post graded the Jets' performance: OFFENSE: The Jets’ offense played its best game of the season, but it was not enough because it came up short four times in the first half, more »

  • Posted 10/19/2014 12:02:59 EDT

         No way would I want to see Head-case Harvin in a Patriots' uniform. For those who think that this is a great trade for the Jets, I encourage you to read the article below: "Now that the immediate more »

  • Posted 10/18/2014 11:51:46 EDT

         The damn ref took the game away from Notre Dame, with offensive PI call...after ND went up, 33-31.

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