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Geno Smith and the Jets Strive for Consistency vs. The Bengals

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The New York Jets travel to Cincinnati Sunday to take on the 5-2 Bengals.

It will be a tough task as the Bengals’ record stands at 5-2, leading the AFC North, and they are currently undefeated at home.

But on the Jets side, the focus will be on their team, and the struggle to become consistent behind a rookie quarterback. Continue reading

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Colts Acquire RB Trent Richardson from the Browns for a 2014 1st Round Pick

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In a shocking development sure to send waves through the NFL, the Indianapolis Colts have traded for former 1st round pick Trent Richardson.

In return, the Cleveland Browns, sure to be aiming for the #1 pick overall in next year’s draft anyway, have received the Colts’ 1st round pick in 2014. Continue reading

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Hall of Hearsay: Baseball Writers and the “Guilty Until Impossibly Proven Innocent Principle”

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Today, flawed people judged other flawed people.  Mistaken people judged other mistaken people.  The greedy judged the greedy.

Judges generally have nothing at stake other than their reputation, which can easily be forgotten when the next case comes through.  The judged are the ones who have to live with the consequences.

The Baseball Writers of America decided today that swift justice, no matter who got stuck in the crosswind, was acceptable when voting who would not make the Hall of Fame – and that was every player eligible for induction.

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Rex Ryan, the Jets, and The Non-Circus Tuesday

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Woody Johnson and Rex Ryan finally had their “long-awaited” season ending press conference.  Most reporters were out for blood, appalled at the time taken to finally reach this moment.  Of course, not much could possibly be known in a time without a General Manager, whether today or last week.

So what did we actually learn today?
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2013 Playoff Preview

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The Emotional Bowl:

The Colts come into this game riding the momentum of one of the greatest rookie QB seasons of all time, by Andrew Luck.

But their story all season has been about Chuckstrong; supporting their head coach Chuck Pagano, who had been fighting Cancer for most of the season.
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The Jets…and the P Word

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I won’t say it.  This Jets team doesn’t deserve it.

A month ago, there was no reason to believe the word should ever be uttered again.

A team that has sputtered, made terrible mistakes, encountered injury after injury, has a lemon of a foundation, and has only been consistent in being awful offensively…they should be dead in the water.

So not a chance – I won’t say the word.

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