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Final 4: NFL Gets Wish With AFC Matchup

You got your wish, Roger Goodell & Co. 12 years later, finally, FINALLY, you got your Tom Brady-Ben Roethlisberger, Patriots-Steelers AFC Championship Game that had narrowly eluded you on five previous occasions since 2004. But…



3 Teams Coming off Byes, Pats Get Another

Chris Berman used to call this “the best weekend in all of sports.” The NFL’s divisional round of the playoffs features the top two teams in each conference, well rested off a bye week. But…




NFL Week 15 Picks: Time to Stay Hot

Things have gone north for me since shifting over to picking only games I feel confident in. At 22-13-3 for the year, I like my chances to finish the regular season above .500. Week 15…


NFL Week 12 Picks: Post-Turkey Madness

How about this “start” to the season? I use the air quotes because my first slate of game picks didn’t occur until Week 11, but I’ve arrived in style. While I took Turkey Day off from…


NFL Week 11 Picks: I Need TNF Redemption

And now you see why I have come to dread picking NFL games. Picking against the spread is hard, but it is the real way to pick. What credibility do you get saying the Patriots are…


Seahawks flip the script on the Patriots

I don’t use the term “script” loosely, either. This is the NFL after all, a league with plummeting ratings that needs to squeeze every ounce of drama out of every oversaturated primetime game that it…