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Browns Preseason Game 2: Winners and Losers

Oof. Entering Monday night the quarterback competition was really up for grabs, and unfortunately for Browns fans, neither quarterback took the opportunity to win the job. You know the drill. It’s time for winners and losers. WINNER: Armonty Bryant. The Michael Lombardi 7th round gamble is having as good a showing in these preseason games as anyone. Bryant earned some time with...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are running backs becoming extinct?

We should have gotten the clue when fullbacks starting dying out a decade ago. But we really didn't.  The last time we had a running back taken with the first or second pick of the NFL draft, it was 2006. That year, 23 backs ran for 1,000 yards. In 2013, only 13 backs were able to hit that plateau, which is the lowest total this century and a 43 percent drop off from that...
Via This Given Sunday
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dynasty Prospects: The Senior Bowl Review

The Senior Bowl is typically a key part in the draft evaluation process for all 32 NFL teams. However, it is merely just one piece of the puzzle, with the combine and pro-days looming. This game isn’t the crux of the process. For us dynasty leaguers, evaluating the Senior Bowl should be no different. Lest we forget Senior Bowl’s of the past that saw future NFL studs duds such...
Via Razzball Football
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy Running Away With Rookie of the Year

Last season, the NFL Rookie of the Year award was overrun with worthy candidates, leaving voters in quite a difficult quandary when evaluating who was most deserving. With arguably the best quarterback class since 2004, there were three quarterbacks that led their teams to the playoffs and put up impressive numbers -- Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson and Robert Griffin III. There were...
Via Football Nation
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

How RG3 Silences Critics, Shatters Expectations and Laughs Last

Plucky: adjective - SPIRITED, BRAVERGIII, the District of Columbia begs you to slide or run out of bounds.As long as D.C.’s hero heeds those wise words, it should prevent the man who dons gold tights from missing games or taking hits such as these in his second year. Griffin’s Kryptonite is himself.1. Sep 09 - PHI @ WAS - FedExField - 7:10 PM How will the Redskins fare in their...
Via Football Nation
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic to play in “the Rock”

The Florida Atlantic University Owls are slowly building something down in Boca Raton, Florida. The program is only 10 years old, and in that time they have moved into FCS, built a stadium, became the earliest team to play in bowl game and produced NFL players like Rusty Smith and this years All-Pro RB Alfred Morris. Not bad for a commuter school. They are leaving the Sun Belt and...
Via The Victory Formation
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

What I’m watching for in the Seahawks vs. Redskins wild card match up

The Match Up We’ve All Been Waiting For It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Some rise to fame, as the best teams remain, and the 12th man will cheer! The playoffs are upon us! The Rookie of the Year voting is coming to a close, and the two top candidates are meeting in the wild card round. Russell Wilson and the sizzling Seattle Seahawks travel to the nation’s capital...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Not Andrew Luck, Alfred Morris, Should Be Finalists for Offensive Rookie of the Year

For most of the season, there were two clear choices for Offensive Rookie of the Year — Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III. The Top 2 picks in the 2012 NFL draft were also the top two rookies. Then, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson came out of nowhere midway through the season and started carving out his own campaign. And now there’s rumblings that Alfred Morris deserves contention...
Via NESN.com
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

NFC East Review: With Division Title in Hand, Washington Looks Toward Postseason

What we learned in Week 17 (and the entire 2012 regular season) in the NFC East Division:Washington: How Far Can They Go?It’s hard to believe how far this franchise has come in the past 12 months.  No matter what happens in the postseason, the team and the fans should cherish a rare division title (first one since 1999) and the explosive entrances of Robert Griffin III and Alfred...
Via Football Nation
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Schnellenberger says goodbye to the sideline

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Howard Schnellenberger's voice is distinctive, a rich, deep baritone that begs to be imitated. Say the word "pipe" to any football fan in South Florida, and he'll almost certainly come to mind. In a region where football is king, he's royalty. His legacy was complete long ago. And on Saturday, he completes his coaching life. Schnellenberger...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Schnellenberger says goodbye to the sideline

Howard Schnellenberger's voice is distinctive, a rich, deep baritone that begs to be imitated. Say the word ''pipe'' to any football fan in South Florida, and he'll almost certainly come to mind. In a region where football is king, he's royalty. His legacy was complete long ago. And on Saturday, he completes his coaching life. Schnellenberger - the...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic gets first win, beats UAB 38-35

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- Alfred Morris scored a career-high four touchdowns and Treon Howard returned an interception for a touchdown as Florida Atlantic beat Alabama-Birmingham 38-35 on Saturday night for the Owls' first win of the season. Florida Atlantic (1-10) snapped a 13-game losing streak dating back to last season and was the only remaining winless team in major college...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

FAU 38, UAB 35

Alfred Morris scored a career-high four touchdowns and Treon Howard returned an interception for a touchdown as Florida Atlantic beat Alabama-Birmingham 38-35 on Saturday night for the Owls' first win of the season. Florida Atlantic (1-10) snapped a 13-game losing streak dating back to last season. Morris rushed for 198 yards on 38 carries in his fifth straight 100-yard game...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

Football. UAB Falls to Florida Atlantic, 38-35

Alfred Morris scored a career-high four touchdowns and Treon Howard returned an interception for a touchdown as Florida Atlantic beat Alabama-Birmingham 38-35 on Saturday night for the Owls' first win of the season.
Via Official Site of the UAB Blazers
November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

FIU 41, FAU 7

T.Y. Hilton returned a punt 97 yards for a score as Florida International routed Florida Atlantic 41-7 on Saturday night. Hilton's return, among the 31 unanswered points scored by FIU (6-4, 3-3 Sun Belt Conference) in the first half, helped the Panthers defeat the Owls for the first time since 2005 and become bowl eligible for the second year in a row. The win was only their...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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