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Archive for September 18th, 2012

Eli Manning Says He Told the Buccaneers He Was Taking a Knee

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

After getting off to a terrible start Sunday and throwing three costly interceptions, Eli Manning cemented his place in the NFL record books and led his team to an incredible come-from-behind victory. Manning finished with over 500 yards passing and three touchdowns, including the game winner to lead the Giants ...

Matthew Stafford and the Lions Are Focused on One Thing: The Tennessee Titans This Weekend

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions are falling into a bad habit. In the first two games of the season the offense has come out flat and they haven’t found their rhythm until late in the game. In week one, the team was able to overcome a slow start thanks ...

Stevie Johnson: C.J. Spiller Made Blowout Win Over Kansas City Chiefs ‘Easy’

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

After an embarrassing loss last week at the hands of a division rival, the Buffalo Bills returned the favor on the Kansas City Chiefs this week. The Bills routed the Chiefs 35-17 behind 123 yards rushing and two touchdowns from C.J. Spiller. Stevie Johnson may have only caught two passes in ...

Stanford Coach David Shaw Refuses To Call Victory Over USC an Upset

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

No Andrew Luck? No problem. The Stanford Cardinal continued their successful run against the Matt Barkley-led USC Trojans -- thought to be one of the top contenders for a national championship -- with a 21-14 victory in Palo Alto on Saturday. Technically speaking, given the rankings, the victory was an upset ...

New England’s Stunning Loss, Lack of Starting Role Put A Damper On Wes Welker’s Record-Setting Day

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

The major shocker in Week 2 of the NFL season was the New England Patriots failing to show up and then take back a game handed to them late in the fourth quarter at home against the Arizona Cardinals. Despite the fact that the Cardinals ruined many survivor pools nationwide, ...

Darnell Dockett Isn’t Surprised He and the Arizona Cardinals Sprung the Upset in New England

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

To many, the Arizona Cardinals' Week 2 victory at New England might go down as the biggest upset this NFL season sees. The Cardinals were nearly a two-touchdown underdog in Las Vegas, but pulled off the stunner, 20-18, slowing down Tom Brady and a usually potent offense. The Cardinals are now ...

NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly Discusses the League’s Lockout

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

The NHL is officially embroiled in a work stoppage, as the players are now locked out with training camps supposed to begin in less than a week. Last week, NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr said his piece on Toronto radio. This week, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly had his turn. NHL ...

Golden Tate Doesn’t Believe He Did Anything Wrong When Blocking Sean Lee

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

The Seattle Seahawks shocked the Dallas Cowboys with a dominant performance Sunday, with the key to success being the physical edge the Seahawks possessed throughout the game. The highlight from that perspective came when Golden Tate unloaded on Sean Lee with a devastating block, which may or may not draw ...

J.J. Watt On Opposing Quarterbacks: “You Can See Them Getting Frustrated, and That’s Our Goal Every Game”

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

The Houston Texans are 2-0 and their defense is wreaking havoc. The centerpiece of that unit is young J.J. Watt, who has been dominant with three sacks, five passes defended and eight tackles in the two victories. But Watt knows that Miami and Jacksonville are far from elite offensively, and he's ...

Tom Brady Says the Game Sunday Didn’t Come Down to One Play

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

When it comes to winning time, the New England Patriots usually thrive and find a way to pull off the victory. It looked like that was going to be the case on Sunday once again. When things looked bleak for the Pats, trailing by two points with Tom Brady on ...