Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Saturday Speculator: Week 4

All killer, no filler. Continue reading

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Puzzle Pieces: Page 2’s Thomas Neumann Puts Together the Ultimate NFL Power Rankings

I write this partly as a head-scratching Packers fan.

But, for ESPN, it’s more of the same short-sighted, self-serving work. Continue reading

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The Mystery of Emmanuel Moody and the Promise of Percy Harvin

If the University of Florida has anything of certainty in its football program besides Tim Tebow and a retinue of Bull Gators who want to see their team win, it is speed.

Speed is what makes Percy Harvin a killer. And speed may have killed Emmanuel Moody’s chances at becoming a star on Saturdays in the Swamp. Continue reading

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The Hangover Cure: Week 3

I commented on blogs Saturday rather than blogging here.

Still, I looked better than all but Missouri, Oklahoma and USC. Continue reading

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The Sunday Speculator: Week 2

No fancy words up here. And none down there just yet. Continue reading

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The Saturday Speculator: Week 3

You know who Beanie Wells is? Big Brown.

But I’ll get to that later. Continue reading

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The Unbeatable Lightness of Being a Green Bay Packers Fan Post-Favre

There was something different about Lambeau Field Monday night, something different in the feel of it, the energy.

The Packers have, forever, been a tribe, a collective, something for people who love the quirkiness of people who put foam Swiss wedges on their heads and wait years and years to freeze in one of the least important American cities with a professional sports franchise.

But, without Brett Favre, it all feels less important. Continue reading

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