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Players have been disappointing their teammates and fans since long before you or I were born. The difference in todays game is the amount of money some of these disappointments are making. Players like Mario Williams and Michael Vick are making tens of millions of dollars and trapping their team under the weight of their contract. So, if these players don't perform they could really doom an entire team.Then there are players who don't necessarily make huge money, but based on their name people expect results. Randy Moss and Tim Tebow are two that come to mind.Quarterbacks seem to dominate this list, but when you are the biggest name on the team and typically the highest paid you are almost certain to get the most scrutiny. Fair or not.Many people have been left out. This is my list. Let the debating begin.
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Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams informed the team about his surprise wrist surgery last week via text, ESPN.com reported Sunday. Williams did not show up to the Bills facility last Monday before texting a trainer and a defensive line coach to inform them he was getting a second opinion on his wrist and that he was having arthroscopic surgery. He then texted that he would...
Michael Vick and The Humane Society of the United States attacked in national media outlet.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
While Michael Vick is struggling on the field, an organization named HumaneWatch has gone to great lengths to criticize the NFL QB for now owning a dog, and the Humane Society for supporting Vick’s decision to do so.
A person with direct knowledge of Mario Williams' plans says the defensive end has rejoined the Buffalo Bills and expects to play at Houston this weekend following a ''procedure'' on his sprained left wrist.
The person provided the update Monday when Buffalo (3-4) returned from its bye week. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity...
Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams Underwent Wrist Procedure -
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey announced today that DE Mario Williams underwent a procedure today to alleviate discomfort in his wrist. Williams isn’t expected to miss any game time and should be back at practice with his teammates next week before the Bills play his former team, the Houston Texans.
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The 2nd part of Talkamania 22 is here. I'm joined by The Barrister from Dear God, Why Us? Sports to discuss the relationship with Mario Williams. From refrigerators to a PR person to being soft spoken, it is petty stuff at its finest. As usual, we kind of take Mario's side.
Yes, we can't talk about how bad the team is because that's been done year in and year...
Like a lot of NFL fans, I am a big fan of the Madden NFL video game franchise. I recently let go of my copy of Madden 2004 that I had stubbornly held onto for eight years. Falcons fans everywhere remember the significance of that edition of Madden: Michael Vick was on the cover and he was wearing a Falcons jersey. Remember how good that felt? Everyone had to give the Falcons respect...
This Sunday, the Falcons (6-0) travel North to Philadelphia to face the Eagles (3-3). Both teams are coming off byes and are looking to improve their records.The Eagles are a difficult team to figure out. They have lost 2 straight games and are looking to earn a big win against the Falcons on Sunday. There are a lot of problems surrounding the Eagles and many of them are centered...
This week the Atlanta Falcons take their 6-0 record to Philadelphia to take on Michael Vick and his Eagles. The importance of this game cannot be understated… Atlanta is undefeated and coming off a well-deserved bye week.
Michael Vick is on the hot-seat… He is turning into a turnover machine, and Philly head coach Andy Reid is putting the pressure on his starting quarterback...
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Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles face another tough test in Week 8 when they take on the unbeaten Atlanta Falcons in Battle of the Birds Part II. If the defense can take away the middle of the field, they’ll not only win the game, but they’ll cover the one-point spread on the game as provided by SportsBetting.ag.
The Falcons have a dynamic, well...
The 6-0 Falcons play the 3-3 Eagles today at the Linc and all eyes will be on Hurricane Sandy. The approaching storm could and should play a big part in todays matchup with wind gusts expected to reach 35 mph. As we all know, turnovers have plagued the Eagles and Michael Vick all season. Without them, todays game could have been hyped as two 6-0 teams battling for the NFC’s top...
The first half of the season is coming to an end, and a few key points have become abundantly clear:
Mike Vick is done.
Tom Caughlin hates fumblers.
Jerry Jones is the next Al Davis (in the bad way).
RG3 will have the shortest, most exciting NFL career.
Atlanta is finally good. For real.
Cam Newton isn’t the next RG3.
Having a coach is kind of important.
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Game of the week, our Eagles against the undefeated Falcons. The Eagles and Mike Vick are in desperate need for a win and history is on their side. Andy Reid is 13-0 coming out of bye weeks so sticking with history, I am taking the Eagles in a close game, 23-17.
Must starts> Brent Celek has been quiet the past few games and the Eagles will...