Found September 07, 2012 on
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It’s the first week of the NFL regular season and before I begin talking about it, why don’t we take a moment to be thankful that football is back. Now I know college football started last week and I’m aware that the preseason started over a month ago, but for an NFL guy like me, Wednesday night was the beginning of the best time of the year. The Giants and Cowboys already gave us an exciting game. The Cowboys pulled out a 24-17 win on the back of breakout number three receiver Kevin Ogletree. On Sunday, 26 of the NFL’s 32 teams will take the field trying to do what the Cowboys did and start the season of with a win. There will also be many players suiting up Sunday who are hoping that Ogletree is not the only player who’s going to surprise people this year.
One player who has already surprised NFL fans is the Seahawks own quarterback Russell Wilson. The Rookie Wilson was not supposed to be the Seahawks starter; people thought he was a developmental prospect who could start a few...
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Dallas receiver Kevin Ogletree managed to change the focus of conversations from “The Cowboys don’t have a third receiver” to “This Ogletree kid looked awfully good. Should I pick him up on waivers for my fantasy team?”
(Eric Karabell at ESPN says yes to the last question. I own Miles Austin in two leagues and would prefer to see better production from #19. That’s a different...
Russell Wilson could be on the verge of duplicating Cam Newton’s historical rookie season (seriously). During the 2012 Fantasy Football season we will be bringing you rankings, predictions, weekly updates and of course, sleeper picks. I think we can all agree that everyone who plays fantasy football thinks that their team is the best team in their respective leagues, right [...]
In every NFL season, there are a handful of Charles Von Nobodies who emerge from the ether to have huge fantasy football seasons. Last year, Victor Cruz salsa danced his way into the hearts of fantasy owners across the country, and it seems the 2012 season already has its first potential waiver wire gem.Dallas Cowboys’ third-string wide receiver, Kevin Ogletree, had a career game...
My initial thought regarding Kevin Ogletree about half way through Wednesday night's Cowboys/Giants game was that we would see the typical early season over reaction to a widely non-drafted player that had everyone running to their league's waiver wire. By the time the game ended my opinion changed, Ogletree could be the 2012 version of Laurent Robinson in the Dallas offense...
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The Seattle Seahawks are headed down to University of Phoenix Stadium Sunday to take on division foe Arizona to start the regular season. Many feel it could be a trap game given the rookie factor surrounding this Seahawk team as well as the injuries the team has sustained.
With so many questionable players, it is hard to say exactly who will play in week 1. The ones...
Kevin Ogletree certainly looked like a solid #3 receiver on Wednesday.
Few teams in NFL history were as clueless about what to do with a lead than the 2011 Dallas Cowboys. This was the team that couldn’t hold a 24-10 lead over the Jets, a 27-3 lead over the Lions, or a 34-22 lead over the Giants. Making matters worse, the Cowboys had those leads in the fourth quarter.
The world was introduced to the unknown Cowboys receiver named Kevin Ogletree and the Giants start their title defense 0-1. Here are 9 quick observations from last night.The post 9 Quick Observations From The Cowboys 24-17 Win Over The Giants appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
The NFL kicked off in dramatic rivalry fashion with the returning Superbowl Champion Giants taking on their NFC East foe Dallas Cowboys. Much maligned Quarterback Tony Romo came, saw and conquered while in MetLife Stadium as he threw for 307 yards including three TD’s and came up bigger than Eli in the 24-17 victory.
The hero of the night props goes...
Dallas Cowboys receiver Kevin Ogletree had caught 25 passes for 294 yards with zero touchdowns in his first thee NFL seasons. On Thursday night he had a breakout game against the defending world champion New York Giants, catching eight passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns.
The Giants secondary focused on Dez Bryant and Miles Austin, leaving the undrafted free agent out of Virginia...
Kevin Ogletree celebrates with Jason Witten after scoring a touchdown against the Giants.
East Rutherford, N.J. — The New York Football Giants began their Super Bowl Championship defense against the Dallas Cowboys on a Wednesday night in September with a 24-17 loss. It was the 101st meeting between the two teams. The New York Giants have been on the losing end more often than...
Finally NFL football is back! A late rally by Eli Manning and the defending champion New York Giants came up short on this opening Wednesday kickstart to the 2012 campaign.The long awaited divisional matchup began in lackluster fashion, the only touchdown in a yawner of a first half coming on a Tony Romo toss to Kevin Ogletree from ten yards out with 2:33 left before intermission...