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Paralyzed Former Rutgers Player Signs with Buccaneers

An inspiration, a “symbolic gesture” and a dream come true… Eric LeGrand gets drafted to the NFL. With the NFL picks in full affect after this past week’s draft, the 90th and final pick for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was left empty until early Tuesday morning. Head coach Greg Schiano left this spot open for […]

2012 NFL Mock Draft: Round 1

1. Colts: Andrew Luck – QB, Stanford Stating the obvious, Luck goes no. 1 where he’ll be expected to fill some H.O.F. size shoes in Indy. 2. Redskins: Robert Griffin III – QB, Baylor Finally, the nation’s capital have themselves a franchise quarterback to build around. 3. Buccaneers*: Trent Richardson – RB, Alabama    *(trades up from #5) Tampa Bay seems pretty eager […]

New York Jets Offseason Team Needs: Defense

After coming off of a disastrous season 8-8 season, the Jets, Rex Ryan and Mike Tannenbaum have a lot of work to do if they plan on making it back into the playoffs and dethroning the rival Patriots from their seat atop the AFC. We can argue over what exactly caused the season to end in […]

Brian Schottenheimer Will Not Return to Jets in 2012

New York Jets lightning rod offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer issued a statement to the team late last night informing the team that he would not be returning in 2012. Here is Schottenheimer’s official statement, via the Star-Ledger: After much thought and consideration, I have decided not to return to the New York Jets in 2012. […]

Giants’ Road to 2007 Repeat Starts With Falcons

For the New York Giants, the playoffs began a week early with a must-win game against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium. Dallas never had a chance. The Giants finally showed some life in the running game, Eli Manning and Victor Cruz hooked up for another big game, and the defensive line kept constant pressure […]

Mark Sanchez Girlfriend Now Kate Upton?

One of the really crappy parts perks of being the franchise quarterback of a New York football team is the media’s endless fascination with your personal life and relentless need to create front page headlines. Mark Sanchez has certainly filled his 2011 quota. The handsome young quarterback has been linked to a number of lovely ladies, […]

A Snapshot After Week 14: Heart Attack City, Population: Giants

Let’s get the Jets out of the way as quickly as possible: they crushed a terrible team so bad that they fired their awful coach a few hours later. Playoff dream is alive. OK. So. I have never felt sicker during an NFL game than the Sunday nightmare against the Cowboys. It trumped this year’s […]

Jets’ Decisive Victory Over Chiefs Encouraging for Playoff Push

After an entire season of sloppy, ulcer-inducing, down-to-the-wire drama, the Jets walked away with a decisive 37-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, improving to 8-5 and keeping their playoff hopes very much alive. Conference losses from the Bengals, Titans and Raiders put the Jets into the final wild card spot in the […]

Week 14 NFL Picks: Giants, Cowboys Battle for the NFC East

Here’s this week’s picks. As usual, picks are in bold. Cleveland @ Pittsburgh Boy was I wrong about the Steelers last week. That was a beatdown they put on the Bengals. Houston @ Cincinnati T.J. Yates makes enough plays, Arian Foster controls the clock, the Texans defense plays well enough to help the Texans move closer […]

Why the 2011 New York Jets Will Make the Playoffs

It’s not easy being a Jets fan (just ask this kid). For the past two years, we have watched the Jets claw their way into the playoffs, only to see them miss their chance at the big dance in the AFC championship game. We have grown accustomed to both the highs and lows and even […]