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Freeman, the younger son, also rises

Josh Freeman was basically an afterthought when all the attention in the 2009 NFL Draft was heaped on Matthew Stafford and Mark Sanchez. Don’t even mention that Freeman may have the best hairstyle of the…



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Breaking down Week 7 in the NFL

Week 7 is already upon us, and this so-called year of parity is really only a half-truth. The NFC is wide open with no one-loss teams after just six weeks, but it’s the usual suspects…


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Bills: De-building through the draft?

If you’ve ever spent any time in or around the western New York area, you can almost feel the dejection in the air regarding the Buffalo Bills. It’s been 10 years and counting since the…


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Restoring the good name of Mike Williams

When it comes to the NFL draft, the name Mike Williams and bust have become synonymous. The one-time USC standout who challenged the NFL and lost in trying to enter the league before completing three…


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If only the Giants could hit…

The San Francisco Giants offense seemingly will keep them from the World Series, and that is nothing short of a crying shame with the starting pitchers they have. Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, and Jonathan Sanchez…



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Bradford growing up in a hurry

They say to never read too much into the preseason, but Sam Bradford drew my attention in just that capacity. A big performance against the New England Patriots in the third preseason game (the one…


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Sox knocked off

What happened to the White Sox? They started 24-33 and it looked like Ozzie Guillen was toast. The team simply was underperforming. But then came the winning streaks. First, a 11-gamer in late June. Then…