Tag Archives: football

Passing Judgment: Gang Green Sings the Blues

It is well documented how dysfunctional the New York Jets are as a NFL franchise.  It starts from the top with owner Woody Johnson who would rather garner negative attention on the back page of the newspaper than put together a viable roster.  The latest chapter in the Jets’ ongoing soap opera is the recent […]

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Passing Judgment: Welcome Back Referees

After Monday night’s debacle which cost the Green Bay Packers a victory, it was inevitable that a deal would soon be reached between the NFL and its referees.  Sure enough, less than 72 hours later, a deal was reached which will allow the real referees to start working tonight for the Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland […]

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NFL Five Game Parlay – Week 15

Here are my picks for the Fantasy Alarm NFL Five Game Parlay for Week 15: 1. Dallas (-7) over Tampa Bay.  If Jacksonville can score 41 points against Tampa Bay, then Dallas can score 72.  The Cowboys are in a must-win situation and should have no trouble demolishing a Bucs team that has lost 7 […]

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NFL Five Game Parlay – Week 14

There are not a lot of compelling games on the NFL schedule for Week 14.  The best game is clearly the Sunday night showdown for the NFC East lead between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys.  Without further adieu, here are my picks for the Fantasy Alarm NFL Five Game Parlay for Week 14. San […]

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Passing Judgment – Tim Tebow walks on water.

I will be the first to admit that I have mocked Tim Tebow and his lack of talent at the quarterback position.  I have ridiculed him for not possessing the requisite skills necessary to be a starting quarterback in the NFL.  I have made light of his obsession with religion and the fact he wears […]

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Passing Judgment – 2011 NFL Predictions

With the calendar now officially turned to September, the NFL season is right around the corner.  After a long lockout, a crazy free-agent frenzy, and a truncated training camp, it is time to play ball.  Here are my predictions for the 2011 NFL season: AFC East           Team Wins Losses   […]

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Quit playing games with my heart (the NFL, not Backstreet Boys)

The rollercoaster ride that is the NFL labor situation took yet another turn today as the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals granted the NFL’s request to stay Judge Nelson’s order enjoining the league’s lockout.  The three-person judicial panel comprised of Judges Steven Colloton, Duane Benton and Kermit Bye has tarnished the brief sense of optimism […]

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A Royal Wedding – Prince charms the NY Giants

In Jerry Reese we trust.  Since Reese became the Giants’ general manager a few years ago, he has developed a well-deserved reputation as being one of the NFL’s best evaluators of talent at the top and bottom of the draft.  Almost all of his draft picks have made the team and contributed on the field.  […]

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Passing Judgment – NFL Lockout News and Analysis

U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson granted players an injunction to lift the NFL lockout, and NFL owners have already appealed the decision.  Nelson ruled only on the injunction, not the entire case of Brady v. NFL. The NFL plans on seeking a stay from Judge Nelson pending an expedited appeal to the Eighth Circuit […]

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Passing Judgment – NFL Rookie Dilemma

When college football players dream of playing in the NFL, one of the highlights they envision as they embark on the journey is hearing their name called at the NFL Draft and having a photo taken with the Commissioner.  It has been a tradition for decades and something that NFL players say is a lifelong […]

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