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Minnesota Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon Scores First Two Rushing Touchdowns Of Career In Blowout Win Over Giants

When Jerick McKinnon was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings he knew he was going to play second fiddle to Adrian Peterson. He ended up getting more carries than he thought he would as a rookie with Adrian Peterson out for the season with legal issues, but he wasn't the bell cow running back but part of a committee. However, even though he had 113 carries last season he did not do...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants QB Ryan Nassib Throws First Career Touchdown Pass In Garbage Time Against Vikings

The dream for most football players is to get the opportunity to play in the NFL some day. So when you get drafted or signed as a free agent the dream has been realized, right? Well--yes and no. Yes, because you are on a roster, but no if you are the back-up for a guy that never gets hurt--like New York Giants back-up quarterback Ryan Nassib.Sitting behind Eli Manning is better than...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants LB J.T. Thomas Ejected After Throwing Couple Punches Sunday Night

After how much the referees have been criticized for not coming down harsher on the Odell Beckham Jr. and Josh Norman, the crew working the Sunday night game between the Giants and Vikings made it clear they are not going to put up with any shenanigans. In the fourth quarter, Giants linebacker J.T. Thomas started to scuffle with Vikings tight end MyCole Pruitt.You would have thought...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giants LB Jasper Brinkley Pops Adrian Peterson In The Hole--But AP Still Reaches Out And Scores Touchdown

After another interception off of Eli Manning set the Minnesota Vikings up with great field position (first and goal on the four-yard line) Adrian Peterson was more than happy to answer the call when his number was called to it over the goal line. However, Giants linebacker Jasper Brinkley read the play and met AP in the hole delivering a nice hit along the way.Adrian Peterson is...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota Vikings WR Jarius Wright Celebrates Nice Catch By Playing Peek-a-boo

The Minnesota Vikings are doing their part to set up  a big showdown with the Green Bay Packers for the NFC North crown next week. They are handling the New York Giants with ease on Sunday night as the Giants appear not to be able to do much on offense without Odell Beckham Jr. (suspended due to actions in Carolina game last week).Many things are working right for the Vikings including...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Safety Harrison Smith Adds To Eli Manning's Pick-6 Woes Versus Minnesota

During the second quarter of Sunday night's Minnesota-New York game Vikings safety Harrison Smith picked off an Eli Manning pass and returned it for a touchdown. It is something that Giants fans have seen all too often when Eli Manning plays the Vikings. Including Smith's pick-6. Manning has thrown more touchdown passes to Vikings players (5) than he has Giants players in the last...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Giants Robert Ayers Whips Vikings Tackle Off The Snap To Sack Teddy Bridgewater

The future of the Vikings still resides with the legs of Adrian Peterson, but the team is hoping that Teddy Bridgewater will continue to develop and take the pressure off of Peterson while he's still relatively young. It may not look like he progresses much if at all Sunday night against the Giants if the protection doesn't get any better than this.Talk about too easy! @Giants @1_900_ayersjr...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams Punter Johnny Hekker Loses His Mind And Cheap Shots Seattle DE Cliff Avril

St. Louis Rams punter Johnny Hekker temporarily lost his damn mind Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks. After sending a punt downfield he decided it would be a good idea to give Seahawks defensive lineman Cliff Avril a cheap shot. For a moment he must have forgotten that he is just a punter while Avril is a monster of a man capable of squashing him with a harsh thought.The insanity...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones Has Huge Day In Win Over Panthers Including A Beautiful 70-Yard Touchdown Catch

The Atlanta Falcons started out pretty hot this season, but then everything fell apart and they lost six straight. However, going into Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers they were not out of the playoff picture yet, but to stay in it they would need to do what no one else had been able to do this season--beat the Carolina Panthers. If they were going to have a chance they...
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Houston Texans DL J.J. Watt Whips Around Titans Lineman To Sack Zach Mettenberger

It has been said many times during the second half of the season--the Houston Texans will go as far as the defense can take them. How good the Texans defense does typically hinges off the game of superstar defensive lineman J.J. Watt. The double and triple teams have slowed him down a lot in recent weeks, but for some reason the Titans did not go with them nearly as much as other...
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Houston Texans QB Brandon Weeden Record First Career Rushing Touchdown In Win Over Titans

It still seems kind of strange to see Brandon Weeden being called the starting quarterback for the Houston Texans, but he is and likely will be for whatever playoff run the Texans go on. After getting his second concussion of the season Hoyer has been in the concussion protocol, and there has been no indication that he is going to get out anytime soon. That ma not be such a bad thing...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Rookie Defensive Tackle T.Y. McGill Records First Sack For A Safety

When a defensive lineman finally starts to play there is one thing he can't wait to do--sack the quarterback. Running backs score touchdowns, quarterbacks throw touchdown passes, and defensive backs make interceptions, but the play of plays for a defensive lineman is the sack. So when he finally makes it he is pretty darn happy no matter where on the field it occurs.Colts rookie...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Finally See What They Had Hoped For Out Of Frank Gore With Two-Touchdown Performance

When the Indianapolis Colts acquired Frank Gore in the off-season the hope was that the team would finally have a marquee running back in the backfield. Well--it hasn't ended up that way. Gore has looked nothing like the beast 49ers fans came to know and love over the years. However, to be fair to Gore, the Colts have rarely committed to the run this season.Sunday against Miami with...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cam Newton Fumble Kills Carolina Panthers Final Attempt At A Comeback Against Atlanta

It was bound to happen. The Carolina Panthers were going to play less than their best game against a good opponent that was going to bring their best game--which is exactly what happened Sunday when they tried to keep their undefeated streak alive against the Atlanta Falcons.For Atlanta it was the kind of moment that can make a bad season a little bit better. With a seven point Atlanta...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton Makes Jerking Off Motion During Falcons Game

If that lady in Tennessee was mad at Cam Newton before for his touchdown dance, she is going to be threw the roof after she sees or hears about another move Newton made. During Sunday's game against the Falcons he made what appeared to be a jerking-off motion while trying to signal something out to his wide receivers.What he was trying to say only he and the wide receivers know,...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Indianapolis Colts QB Matt Hasseleck Knocked Out Of The Game With An Injury Again

The Indianapolis Colts need to give Matt Hasselbeck a pain bonus at the end of this season. The man should have been shut down before the Texans game, but he played--and was knocked out of it with an injury. He should have never been allowed to play against the Dolphins, but he did because the team doesn't have a better option and was still in the hunt for a playoff spot.Sure enough...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Kicker Adam Vinatieri Kicks Career Field Goal No. 500

Adam Vinatieri has been kicking footballs for a very long time. This season is actually No. 20 for the former South Dakota State kicker. In that time he has kicked a lot of field goals and made most of them. On Sunday he hit a milestone that only a couple of other guys in NFL history ever have. He lined up and kicked his 500th field goal.The 38-yarder gave the Colts an 18-9 lead. Read more »
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robert Mathis Sacks Ryan Tannehill To Seal Win Over Miami For Colts

For a brief moment it was looking like the Indianapolis Colts may have to lean on new quarterback Stephen Morris to try and win Sunday against the Dolphins. Hasselbeck had been knocked out and Charlie Whitehurst was looking banged up. So should Ryan Tannehill lead the Dolphins down the field for a late touchdown they may have been forced to play a guy who they just signed in the...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Patriots Screw Up Coin Toss In Overtime And Lose To New York Jets

The New York Jets needed to do the impossible Sunday to keep their playoff hopes alive and beat the New England Patriots. They led for the majority of the game only to see the Patriots engineer a fourth quarter comeback to tie the game up and send it to overtime. However, as luck would have it, the Patriots would make a huge brain fart during the coin toss.For some stupid reason...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill Forced To Leave Game With A Leg Injury

The Miami Dolphins have not been as good as fans hoped they would be this season, and after getting a nice contract extension in the off-season Ryan Tannehill hasn't looked like a guy that deserved it. he has had some moments at times throughout the season, but has not been able to put them together enough to win. Yet, in spite of his struggles the team needs him and can't afford...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Panthers QB Cam Newton Goes Beast Mode To Turn Scramble Into A Gain

The Carolina Panthers have a good one in Cam Newton. They knew it when they signed him to a big money deal, and he has been kind enough to prove they were right by leading the Panthers on an epic season. However, they better hope he continues to be as indestructible as he has been so far during his career.While runs like this one where he bangs his way through most of the Atlanta...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Detroit Lions LB Josh Bynes Lays Monster Hit On 49ers Blaine Gabbert

The Detroit Lions have been nothing like the team they were last season, but they are trying to end it on the right note. What will certainly help them do so will be if the defense can step it up and play lights out football down the stretch. This week it helps that they are playing a poor team in the San Francisco 49ers, but the team still has to make the plays.On this play in the...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Buccaneers RB Doug Martin Fumbles After Getting Whacked By Bears Harold Jones-Quartey

The Chicago Bears have been an interesting team this season. They looked terrible, started trading people away, and everyone assumed they were throwing in the towel  on the season--but then they started playing really well and won a few games. Now these last few weeks they have gone back to playing bad football game--but that does not mean they are going to go quietly into the night...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams Thrown Down By His Hair By Ravens Za'Darius Smith

My wife doesn't know a lick about football, but there is one thing she says every time she sees a guy with long hair flowing out of the back of his helmet--the other team needs to yank that crap out of his head. If he is dumb enough to have it, the other team should use it to their advantage.It appears that Ravens linebacker Za'Darius Smith agrees with my wife. During Sunday's game...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jamie Collins Returns Ryan Fitzpatrick Fumble For A Touchdown To Get Patriots In End Zone

The New England Patriots have been having a hard time getting in the end zone against the New York Jets, but if there is one thing fans know--you can never count the Patriots out. They tend to find a way to score be it on offense, defense, or special teams. In this case, the Patriots finally broke into the end zone thanks to a Jamie Collins fumble return for a touchdown that was...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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