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Denver Broncos Clinch Home Field Advantage Throughout AFC Playoffs

On paper, it looked next to impossible for the Denver Broncos to get home field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. To do so, they would need to not just win against San Diego (not that difficult), but have the 5-10 Miami Dolphins pull the monumental upset over the New England Patriots. Denver will need to buy Miami a muffin basket this offseason after the outcome of Sundayâ...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers Clinch Home Field Advantage Throughout NFC Playoffs

After a hiccup last weekend that saw their hopes of a perfect season fly out the door, the Carolina Panthers could have packed it in, rested their starters and just coasted into the playoffs, where they had already clinched a first round bye. Instead, Cam Newton and company came out and dominated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to clinch home field advantage in the NFC playoffs. Newton...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston, Amari Cooper reach rookie milestones in season finales

When it’s all said and done, Jameis Winston and Amari Cooper will likely have long, fruitful careers in the NFL that will include playoff appearances and possibly a Super Bowl ring. It all has to start somewhere, and both players ended their rookie seasons with significant milestones reach on Sunday. On the road against the Carolina Panthers, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Steelers Defeat Browns, Clinch Final Wild Card Spot In AFC Playoffs

Entering the final week of the 2015 NFL regular season, their was just one playoff spot that was up for grabs, as two teams were fighting of the last AFC Wild Card. A win by the New York Jets sent them to the postseason, while a loss and a Pittsburgh Steelers win sent the Steel City to the playoffs. Get ready, Steelers … you’ve got some more football to play. On the road at rival...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

High Profile College Coaches Mentioned As Possible Candidates For NFL Jobs

As the 2015 NFL regular season comes to an end on Sunday, several teams will be looking for new head coaches for the 2016 season in the coming weeks. So far, three teams have openings (Philadelphia, Miami and Tennessee) while as many as five other teams could be making decisions abut firing their coaches in the coming days. While some teams will look to hire a former NFL head coach...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kirk Cousins Sets Washington Passing Record Vs. Cowboys

Just over four months ago, Kirk Cousins was preparing for another season on the bench in Washington heading into the 2015 campaign. 16 games leader, he holds a team record for an organization that has been around over eight decades. Against the rival Dallas Cowboys, Cousins got off to quite the hot start: The Redskins might have the NFC East wrapped up but Kirk Cousins isn't finished...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bills Jump Out To Early Lead Vs. Jets, Could Impact AFC Playoff Race

Even though the playoff teams in both the AFC and NFC have been set, there is still a lot to play for in the case of those teams that won’t be going to the postseason. In many cases, keeping your divisional rival out of the playoffs is a good consolation prize. The Buffalo Bills are trying to do such a thing as they take on the New York Jets, who have their sights set on the final...
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VIDEO: J.J. Watt Has Early Impact In Regular Season Finale Vs. Jaguars

After a start to the 2015 season that had many Houston Texans fans thinking their team might be destined for a top draft pick, it looks like it will be another playoff year for the team. Of course, one of the reasons why will be maybe the best player in all of pro football, defensive lineman J.J. Watt. In the regular season finale against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Watt made his presence...
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WATCH: DeMarco Murray scores TD on first carry of game

After the dismissal of Chip Kelly as the coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, many media eyes were squarely placed on running back DeMarco Murray. Since coming over from the Dallas Cowboys in the offseason, Murray hasn’t seen quite the production expected and some think it had to do with a perceived beef with Kelly. In his first carry with a new coach, Murray made up for lost time...
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Four Star 2016 Wide Receiver Chooses Alabama Over Georgia

Weeks ago, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban made waves when he used a helicopter to visit a recruit in the state of Georgia while he was in Atlanta for an awards show. As it turns out, that player might need a chopper to get out of the Peach State following his college decision. Tyler Simmons, a four star receiver who was torn between the Crimson Tide and the home state Georgia...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Chad Johnson Battles Fan In FIFA Video Game After Being Called Out

When it is all said and done, Chad Johnson will go down as one of the best wide receivers to play football over the last quarter century. When he was playing the league, the man formerly known as Ochocinco took his performance very seriously on the field, even when he was having fun after scoring touchdowns. As it turns out, something else he takes seriously is the FIFA ’16 soccer...
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Penn State Quarterback Thanks Everyone But Current Coach When Turning Pro

When the clock hit triple zeroes in Jacksonville Saturday afternoon, it marked the final time that Christian Hackenberg would ever wear a Penn State Nittany Lions uniform. Shortly after the TaxSlayer Bowl loss to the Georgia Bulldogs, the junior quarterback announced that he was going to forgo his final year and declare for the NFL Draft. While experts think he can go anywhere between...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

REPORT: Nick Saban Could Be Colts’ Top Target If They Fire Head Coach

With just one game left in the 2015 NFL regular season, the Indianapolis Colts need a miracle to make the playoffs. No, seriously … in addition to a Colts win, the franchise would also need around ten other things to play out to make it into the postseason, just one year after playing for the AFC Championship (you might remember that game … something about deflating, I think...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Father Of Ezekiel Elliott Praises Urban Meyer Following Son’s Final Game At Ohio State

It’s safe to say that Ezekiel Elliott’s time as a member of the Ohio State Buckeyes was a success. The big running back brought home a national title in 2014, while this season he solidified his draft stock for the NFL. Elliott, who had previously said he was going to turn pro after this year, went out in style with a four touchdown performance in the Fiesta Bowl over Notre...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami Fires Longtime Assistant Coach Who Was Teammate Of Mark Richt

Throughout the recent history of Miami Hurricanes football, one of the most popular figures has been assistant coach Art Kehoe. After playing for their school under legendary coach Howard Schnellenberger, Kehoe spent over 25 seasons as an assistant coach for the ‘Canes. He won five national titles as a coach before being let go after the 2005 season, only to be brought back recently...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Kanell Trolls SEC Over Bowl Record, Fans Troll Him Right Back

Even as the calendar says we are in the year 2016, one of the most notorious SEC haters is still in 2015 form. ESPN analyst Danny Kanell, who stops at nothing to troll the conference, its teams and its fans, was back at it following a historical day for the conference. When the Arkansas Razorbacks won the Liberty Bowl on Saturday, it was the conference’s eight win of the 2015-16...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Four Star 2016 Linebacker Recruit Commits To Florida State

Saturday, the first of the two big high school football all-star games took place as dozens of players took the field in Orlando, Florida for the Under Armour All-American game. As has happened in years before, some of the top recruits in the game made their college selections live on national television. One of those is four star linebacker recruit Keion Joyner. The North Carolina...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Five Star 2017 Football Recruit Drops Loaded List Of College Finalists

In the coming days, some of the top 2016 football recruits will make their college choices to go along with those who made their decisions at the Under Armour All-American game on Saturday. Jeffrey Okudah still has a whole year of high school football left to play, but he still is making decisions about his future. Days into the 2016 year, the five star 2017 recruit rated as the...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Florida Basketball Dominates Georgia To Win 2015-16 SEC Opener

After a heartbreaking loss earlier in the week to in-state rival Florida State, the Florida Gators were back on the basketball court Saturday night hosting another rival. This time, it was the Georgia Bulldogs who came to town for Florida’s SEC opener. Florida saw five players hit double digits in points for the night and spent quite a bit of time at the free-throw line on the...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU Completes Epic Comeback For Three Overtime Win Vs. Oregon In Alamo Bowl

If you turned off the television at halftime of the 2016 Alamo Bowl, you are going to be shocked by what happened next. After trailing 31-0 at the break, the TCU Horned Frogs completed an amazing comeback in the second half to force overtime. Three overtime periods later, they left San Antonio with the biggest comeback of the 2015 FBS season and tied for the biggest comeback in this...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Pick Six College Football Recap: Setting The Table For A Classic Championship

And then … there was one. The entire college football season in the FBS has come down to this point right here. We have just one game left in the season: a monster showdown in Arizona a week from Monday between two teams capable of bringing home the title. But even before that match up was decided, the second full week of the 2015-16 bowl season gave us some more great games and...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Oregon Scores First Touchdown Off Beautiful Pass

Oregon is taking on TCU in the Alamo Bowl and have taken an early lead. Oregon’s second drive resulted in their first touchdown. The Ducks showed no signs of weakness against a tough TCU defense. Quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. showed off his skill and power with this beautiful, yet strong, pass to Darren Carrington. He found him 37 yards down the field right in the end zone to bring...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

LSU Takes Top Spot In Recruiting Rankings

Saturday marked the annual Under Armour All-American High School game. With so many star high school players gathered in one place, it’s the perfect opportunity to announce commitments. Several players made their announcements throughout the game, and that caused several schools to jump or fall in the recruiting rankings. LSU overtook Ohio State at number one after receiving commitments...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Alex Collins Sets New Arkansas Record With Powerful Run

Kansas State was rallying hard to make a come back after an almost scoreless first half. Despite coming within just four points behind Arkansas, the Wildcats were not able to do much more. Arkansas’ star running back Alex Collins has been a force to be reckoned with all game, but his third touchdown of the night shows just how strong this kid is. Collins fought off several Kansas...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Richt Congratulates Georgia After Bowl Win

It seems like Mark Richt has no hard feelings for his former Georgia team, even if he was did dismiss him before the end of the season. Richt, who coached at Georgia for 15 years, took to Twitter to congratulate his former team and send some love their way. Georgia held onto a its lead to get the 24-17 win over Penn State in the Taxslayer Bowl. Congratulations to the Georgia Bulldog...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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