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Archive for September, 2010

Despite the Rough Start, Mark Sanchez Is Starting To Settle Down

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

After the Ravens spoiled the Jets home opener to kick off the season, New York has finally started to play like the team everyone thought they would be before the season started.  They rebounded against the Patriots to win at home and outlasted the Dolphins last Sunday night on the ...

Tony Gonzalez Says Matt Ryan Has the Potential to Be the Best Quarterback He Has Ever Played With

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Last year the Falcons missed out on the playoffs and Matt Ryan went through the dreaded “sophomore slump.” His completion percentage dropped in his second year, he had less passing yards, and more interceptions. However, this season the Falcons came into this season with a different attitude and it looks like ...

Ryan Clark and the Steelers Defense Looks to Remain Hot this Weekend Against Baltimore

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken the NFL by storm through the first three weeks, winning primarily thanks to a nasty defense that's giving up a league low 11 points per game. Guys like Troy Polamalu, James Harrison, and LaMarr Woodley get most of the headlines, but every last one of ...

Great Horror Movie Playing In Denver: “Return of the Dead: The Brandon Lloyd Story”

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Brandon Lloyd came into the NFL in 2003 after being drafted by the San Francisco 49ers and has bounced around the league since. Lloyd has played on four different teams and has never had a season where he has caught 50 passes. However, after being a non-factor in Denver last ...

And This Division Belongs To The Reds

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

What a moment. So what if the team had about a 99.99% chance (I didn't make that up, that's true) of winning the division and making the playoffs going into the day. And so what if a St. Louis Cardinals' loss the same night would have clinched for the team ...

Pau Gasol Returns To Playing Basketball After Offseason Of Everything But

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

It seems like the only thing that the country of Spain did not win this year was the World Championships of basketball. After Spain won the World Cup, Rafael Nadal completed the career grand slam in tennis by winning Wimbledon and the US Open and Alberto Contador took the Tour ...

Michael Young Finally Makes the Playoffs

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Few folks can say they've put in as much time and effort to one team without being rewarded anything more than a steady paycheck than Michael Young. In fact, only Randy Winn, now with the St. Louis Cardinals, has played more games, total, without playing in a playoff game, and ...

Mike Miller Leaves Money On the Table In Pursuit of a Dream

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

There are plenty of players in the NBA that bounce from contract to contract feeding their desire to earn as much money as possible, but then there are those players who play to win championships.  By signing LeBron James, Chris Bosh, and re-signing Dwyane Wade to just less than max-contracts, ...

Tony Parker Believes It’s Now or Never for Spurs

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Tony Parker believes this is the last chance for the current core group of the San Antonio Spurs to make a championship run. And he insists he not just saying that because he's in the last year of his current contract. Actually, he makes some really good points. The Spurs have ...

Michael Vick: “I Couldn’t Be In A Better Situation”

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

He was supposed to revolutionize the game. Instead, Vick has been the only player like him to have any success in the league, and even that success fell way below expectations before he was forced to miss two full seasons while being convicted and serving time in ...