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Note the stands behind them 10) Ravens telecast crews are so locked into the worship of Ray Lewis, you get to see him even while he's not in uniform9) The Giants' annual November swoon started early this year, with Eli Manning not throwing a touchdown pass in weeks8) If you are an NFL QB and want to be stroked by the media, make sure to throw the ball to a wide number of receivers7) If you need a team to blow the snap on a fourth down play in a game when they are getting completely clowned, the Raiders are the answers to your prayers6) It's required by federal law to describe pre-snap adjustments as a chess match, rather than Connect Four, Othello or Go Fish5) Jake Locker went 9 of 21 in a home game and was far and away the best of four quarterbacks to work in the Dolphins-Titans game4) With the Saints win over the Falcons, the '72 Dolphins and ESPN get to stroke each other in their annual tradition of insufferable wankery3) Now that many teams are staring down the ...
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