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Mark Menard
November 13, 2018 - 12:58 pm
NFC North WEEK 10 RESULTS 1) Chicago overwhelmed 4) Detroit. 3) Green Bay easily handled Miami. 2) Minnesota sat idle on a bye week. STANDINGS #1 Chicago (6-3), #2 Minnesota (5-3-1), #3 Green Bay (4-4-1), #4 Detroit (3-6) By getting a win while the Vikings sat at home, the Bears gained a half-game...
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Seth Dunlap
November 07, 2018 - 8:01 pm
While the NFL playoff picture has solidified a bit the past few weeks, there was still a bit of uncertainty at the top of each conference heading into last weekend. In the NFC the Los Angeles Rams were undefeated, but they had barely escaped potential losses multiple times over the past month. The...
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Mark Menard
November 06, 2018 - 12:46 pm
Thanks to a big win over the Rams, the Saints made the biggest power play this week, a move that could move them to the head of the NFC... but not just yet. Read on to learn how the playoff picture breaks down as we pass the halfway point of the season. AFC North WEEK 9 RESULTS 1) Pittsburgh got...
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Mark Menard
October 30, 2018 - 5:28 pm
Now that we've reached the midway point of the NFL season, it's time to start counting down to the playoffs. Every week I'll reset the playoff picture, spotlighting who moved and why and what tiebreakers are in play to separate the league's logjams. THE DIVISIONS: NFC NFC North WEEK 8 RESULTS 2)...
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Seth Dunlap
October 11, 2018 - 9:09 pm
Coverage of the NFL is more over-reactive than any other major American sport. It’s something we’ve discussed at length before. Respected sports journalists were salivating about Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after the quarterback threw for over 400 yards in back to back games to...
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Oct 8, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) gestures against the Washington Redskins in the second half at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints won 43-19.
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Seth Dunlap
October 09, 2018 - 7:24 pm
If this season is proving anything, it's that nobody can figure out who is good besides the top four teams on our rankings. The Rams, Saints, Chiefs, and Patriots all have looked like conference contenders since before the season started. Yes, even yours truly had the Chiefs as a Mahomes-led dark...
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Seth Dunlap
September 11, 2018 - 7:07 pm
We should expect it by now -- a nearly complete upheaval of the league's hierarchy from most preseason predictions. It happens like clockwork, where most "experts" -- ahem, including yours truly -- thinks they have a solid grasp on whose good and who isn't. Nobody ever really does, not in a league...
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Seth Dunlap
July 27, 2018 - 8:00 pm
NFL training camp is here and, as I wrote yesterday , that means it’s that time of year when over-analysis runs rampant. So, let me add some fuel to that fire with my Pre-Preseason Power Rankings – a ridiculously fitting name for a ridiculous exercise. We aren't even sure how the final rosters will...
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Steve Geller
July 18, 2018 - 10:30 am
The Saints' first practice of training camp is 8 days away, and another veteran running back is joining the Black and Gold: Saints are signing former Pats and Giants RB Shane Vereen, source says. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) July 18, 2018 Shane Vereen is 29 years old and was a second round pick...
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Rob Gronkowski Patriots
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Mark Menard
April 03, 2018 - 9:49 pm
The Patriots are ready to move on from five-time first-team All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski. That’s according to a report tweeted out by Ken Laird of WEEI in Boston. So should the Saints reach out to New England about bringing Gronk to New Orleans? At just 28 years old, the 6’6” red-zone threat...
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