30 November 2022
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For your own health, never play against the Carolina Panthers

Beware of playing after playing the Panthers.Photo: Getty Images The Carolina Panthers are not a good team. They’re one of the worst teams in the NFL in fact. They’re trotting out a former XFL quarterback as their starter. They lost Christian McCaffrey and Robbie Anderson. They don’t utilize DJ Moore. They’re one of only two […]

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Tom Brady says there’s lots of bad NFL football

K.J. Hamler was all of us watching that putrid Denver-Indianapolis game Thursday. Photo: AP Tom Brady is right. The NFL is a bunch of bad football thus far this season. Thursday Night’s stinker between the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos was Exhibit A. The Colts’ 12-9 overtime victory was so rancid that even the biggest […]

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Najee Harris, Steelers take on Browns on Thursday Night Football

Najee Harris and the Steelers take on the Browns on Thursday Night Football.Image: Getty Images Through two weeks, Steelers’ halfback Najee Harris has recorded just 72 rushing yards on 25 attempts. Meanwhile, Bengals’ quarterback Joe Burrow has been sacked 13 times for a total loss of 73 yards. Harris has been so inefficient (3.47 yards […]

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Carolina Panthers could be Super Bowl darkhorse or disappointment — both are somehow likely

What does the future hold for Matt Rhule?Image: Getty Images The Carolina Panthers have the best chance of taking one of this year’s top 10 draft picks, translating that into a Super Bowl appearance the quickest in a similar journey to last season’s Bengals squad. The likeness is easy to spot. A major injury to […]

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Running back contracts ain’t getting any better

Deebo Samuel had to request a trade to get paid.Image: Getty Images We used to be a country. A proper country, where the running back position was the focal point of any NFL offense. Today, they’re the coal miners of the NFL landscape. It’s no secret that as the salary cap has ballooned and the […]

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Can Cincinnati Bengals repeat last year’s success? History says not likely

Can Joe Burrow and the Bengals do it again? Don’t count on it.Image: AP The Cincinnati Bengals were every analyst’s nightmare last season. Nobody expected them to win the AFC North. They did. Nobody expected them to reach the Super Bowl. They did. Now, in 2022, everyone is expecting similar results, maybe not another Super […]

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Jalen Hurts and Trey Lance getting serious Vegas love for MVP

Photo: Shutterstock The hype train for the 2022 NFL season hasn’t just left the station, it leapt off the tracks, burst into the stratosphere, and started singing a collection of Tupac’s greatest hits. People are going crazy with some of these predictions! I mean who in their right minds is picking the Lions and Jets […]

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A few thoughts on the Top 20 picks

20. Kenny Pickett – Pittsburgh Steelers Image: Getty Images The only quarterback chosen in the first round came at No. 20. It was long discussed what the Steelers would do, looking for their next long-term signal caller. Passing on Mailk Willis, Pittsburgh found its next quarterback from Pittsburgh. Kenny Pickett just has to walk down […]

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Can we please get an LS-U 30 for 30 already?

It’s hard to quantify what makes a thing charismatic. I recently went to New Orleans for the first time, and before I arrived, I was a little skeptical because often when people can’t shut up about how great something is, the expectation is set so high that anything but perfection is going to be a […]

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