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Archive for October 5th, 2011

After Back-to-Back Losses Jim Leonhard Says the Jets Have Not Lost Their Swagger

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

The Jets pride themselves as a tough team, a physical team, and a defensive-minded team that won’t take crap from anyone. That’s what it means to be a “Jet” under head coach Rex Ryan. However the past two weeks the Jets have gotten punched in the mouth and they have ...

Beanie Wells on Taking Advantage of Increased Workload In Breakout Week 4 Performance: “I’m finally getting that chance. I’m not looking back.”

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

The Arizona Cardinals have struggled closing out football games through the first four games of the 2011 NFL season. After a narrow victory over the Carolina Panthers in Week 1, the Cards have dropped three straight games by four points or fewer. Although I would contend that the referees appeared ...

Adam Jones: “My ability is still at the top level”

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Adam “Pacman” Jones has always had a world of talent. There’s a reason why he was the sixth overall pick in the NFL Draft coming out of West Virginia, but he has also had a handful of issues. Whether it was getting in trouble at the “scrip club” or another ...

Scott Fujita: “Colt McCoy just reminded me of a young version of Drew Brees. He was such a natural leader.”

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

The Cleveland Browns bounced back from an awful Week 1 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals to win consecutive games in Weeks 2 and 3 over the Colts and Dolphins. Neither team is exactly world beaters this season, but Cleveland felt confident heading into their critical Week 4 matchup against the ...

Aaron Rodgers on friend Johnny Jolly: “I’ll be honest, I think the league deserves some of the blame in this case.”

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers got off to a 3-0 start this season, but we hadn't really seen him strap on the title belt yet this season. That all changed on Sunday when the defending Super Bowl champions took on Denver at Lambeau Field. Rodgers scored his first ...

Texas Vs. OU: Red River Rivalry Once Again Has Major BCS Implications for Longhorns and Sooners

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

It was just three weeks ago that we were talking about Oklahoma getting its first big test of the season, going on the road to face Florida State. The Sooners passed that test, and now it's time for another of similar magnitude. Oklahoma will take on Texas in the Red ...

Jon Daniels on Rangers ALCS Win: “We’re not satisfied, we’ve got bigger goals obviously, but right now you’ve got to celebrate success.”

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

For the second year in a row, the Texas Rangers have defeated the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League Championship Series. On Tuesday, the Rangers rode three Adrian Beltre homeruns to a 4-3 series-clinching win over the never-say-die Rays to win the series, 3-1. Texas now awaits the winner ...

Wes Welker on Week 5 Showdown Against Jets: “We’ve got a great opportunity to get a big jump on these guys.”

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

As a rabid Pittsburgh Steelers, I couldn't be more excited about the season Mike Wallace is having so far. Then I look at the NFL receiving leaders and realize that Wes Welker is blowing Wallace's incredible productivity out of the water. Incredible stuff so far from the diminutive Welker, who ...