Found September 11, 2012 on This Given Sunday:
Last year we brought you our weekly rock and roll recaps, well we decided to change things up a bit this season yet still brining back those classic rock and roll tracks that everyone loves to listen to. That being said, since we already start with the some change this season we also be getting more use out of the jukebox this season using all musical genres. It’s great to have football back on Sundays and it was a fun Sunday to kick off the season. Some teams came out with a fire and others still need a bit more time to mesh. This week like most featured a couple of special performances that stood out. In case you were focused on only watching your team play this Sunday here are a couple of players that made headlines the first week of the season. Peyton Manning – Without Me by Eminem Guess whose back, back again…Peyton’s back tell your friends. Peyton didn’t miss a beat after missing over a year of football only to comeback and pick a part one of the best defenses in...
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