Clearing the Deck – NFL Week 15

December 15, 2013

Time to go around the NFL for week 15…

* The “D” in “Big D” stands for dysfunctional in Dallas. Losing a 23 point lead against the Packers and now the turmoil is ratched up with coaches now calling up QB’s. Good times!

* Big weeks for the Chiefs, Colts and the Dolphins, who all get much needed wins.

* Have a day Jamaal Charles – 215 all purpose yards and 5 TD’s. Bazinga!

* Jay Cutler’s start in Cleveland wasn’t exactly what he had in mind with two early INT’s.  3 TD’s and win later, cooler heads prevail in Chicago as the Bears stay in contention for the NFC North Title.

* Can you believe the Cardinals at 9-5 still wouldn’t make the playoffs?

* Philly, just like Dallas and New England, just can’t stand prosperity as all 3 come up with lousy losses in winnable spots.

* ICYMI, the Jets won’t be making the playoffs after NY’s loss in Carolina, a win the Panthers desparately needed.

* Raise your hand if your saw the Rams upset of the Saints (or St.Louis’ 1st half onsides kick) coming? Yeah, didn’t think so.

* Don’t look now, but the 49ers keep getting better the closer we get to postseason.

* Just in case you had any doubts, the Seattle Seahawks are clearly the best team in football.

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Clearing the Deck – NFL Week 13

December 1, 2013

Clearing the deck for week 13 of the regular season around the NFL…

* Can you really blame the Patriots for a 1st half letdown against the 2-9 Texans? Thankfully for New England, the Pats rebounded in time to make it the 2-10 Texans.

* Keep those Cam Newton for MVP buttons as the Panthers roll over the Bucs and now face New Orleans two of the next three weeks.

* Don’t look now, but the Jaguars are now winners of 3 after upsetting the Browns.

* Speaking of the Browns, how about Josh Gordon?!! Dude became the first person in NFL history to have back-to-back 200+ yard receiving weeks, posting 261 Sunday before a head injury after whipping the Stelers for 237 last Sunday.

* The Bears just can’t stand prosperity.  They’ll be happy to get Jay Cutler back next week after an OT loss in Minnesota.

* Is that the Fat Lady we’re heading for head coach Rex Ryan and Geno Smith?

* The 49ers are back on track.  Watch out NFC!

* Sorry Canada, but the Falcons, Bills was the best the NFL could give ya. At least you got overtime!

* Don’t blame Alex Smith for the Chiefs 2nd loss to the Broncos in 3 weeks. Peyton Manning 5 TD’s – 4 to Eric Decker.  Hello, KC defense!

* Start penciling in the Colts and Bengals for playoff home games the first weekend in January.

* Wouldn’t mind seeing the Cardinals and Eagles again come playoff time.  That’s the game we should’ve seen on SNF (sorry Giants/Redskins).


Clearing the Deck – NFL Week 11

November 17, 2013

Clearing the deck for a Sunday afternoon full of surprises in week 11…

* Thoughts and prayers are with everyone touched by the dramatic tornadoes in the Midwest Sunday.

* With that having been said, the Bears OT victory over the defending Super Bowl Champion Ravens despite a two-hour weather delay with those tornado warnings and playing with a backup QB is a good thing on a bad day.

* There’s no doubt the Saints (23-20 winners over SF) and the Seahawks (41-20 over Minnesota) are the class of the NFC at this point.

* Don’t look now, but the Cardinals are just as good (record-wise) as the 49ers at 6-4.

* Hello roller coaster: the Giants have now four in a row and are now just a game out of first place after stating the year 0-6. Who are they behind? The 6-5 Eagles and 5-5 Cowboys.

* Congratulations Texans’ fans, your team has now lost eight in a row after getting beat by Matt McGloin (3 TD’s) and the Raiders in Houston.  Oh yeah, Matt Schaub is back as your QB. Ouch!

*  Maybe the Jets should have spent more time practicing that playing at Dave & Buster’s in Buffalo this weekend.

* That’s two in a row in Tampa.

* Not even a win over San Diego will squash the bad bullying vibes in Miami.

* Just when you thought the Lions were progressing, they give up nearly 400 yards of offense and 4 TD’s to a previously struggling Ben Roethlisberger.

* Do you think Aaron Rodgers should ask the Packers (0-3 without Mr. Discount Double Check) for a raise?


Talk World Series Game 1 Red Sox/Cardinals With Us

October 23, 2013

Chat it up and 1st guess and 2nd guess every move with us tonight starting at 8pm!

Click Here to get into our cover it live chat for Red Sox/Cardinals Game 1 of the World Series.


World Series Game Times Announced

October 18, 2013

Not that we’re getting ahead of ourselves or anything….

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NFL Picks – Week 7

October 17, 2013

Seahawks at Cardinals (Thursday 8:25pm)
Trap game for Seattle as they start a two-game road trip through Arizona and St.Louis?
Winner: Seahawks

Patriots at Jets (Sunday 1pm)
Is there anyone left to play for the Patriots? No Wilfork, Mayo. Maybe no Amendola, Talib, Kelly…etc.  But, will it matter?
Winner: Patriots

Bills at Dolphins (Sunday 1pm)
It’s only week 7, but a must win game for the Dolphins if they’re to remain playoff contenders in the AFC.
Winner: Dolphins

Buccaneers at Falcons (Sunday 1pm)
Label this one the Disappointment Bowl.
Winner: Falcons

Bears at Redskins (Sunday 1pm)
Wouldn’t Jay Cutler just love to stick another “L” next to Mike Shanahan’s name this week?
Winner: Bears

Cowboys at Eagles (Sunday 1pm)
Sadly enough, this is a battle for the top spot in the NFC East even though neither team is over .500.
Winner: Eagles

Chargers at Jaguars (Sunday 1pm)
This is San Diego’s third trip cross country in just six weeks.
Winner: Chargers

Rams at Panthers (Sunday 1pm)
Will the real Rams and Panthers please stand up? Who saw St.Louis routing the Texans in Houston? Or who saw a 4 TD week from Cam Newton on the road in Minnesota?
Winner: Panthers

Bengals at Lions (Sunday 1pm)
Both teams are 4-2, but you just get the sense that the Bengals continue to be underachievers.
Winner: Lions

49ers at Titans (Sunday 4pm)
You’d like to see this matchup in about four weeks when Titans QB Jake Locker returns from injury. UPDATE: Titans announce that Locker will surprisingly start Sunday.
Winner: 49ers

Texans at Chiefs (Sunday 4:25pm)
Talk about the ultimate two teams going in different directions! Step for Houston: try to end their five game streak of giving up pick-6’s.
Winner: Chiefs

Ravens at Steelers (Sunday 4:25pm)
This used to be a marquee matchup.
Winner: Steelers

Browns at Packers (Sunday 4:25pm)
Green Bay’s defense surprisingly got better without Clay Matthews last week in Baltimore. Anamoly or the real deal?
Winner: Packers

Broncos at Colts (Sunday 8:30pm)
A return to Peyton’s Place for Manning.  Don’t let the homecoming fool you.  Manning will be all gameface by 8:30pm.
Winner: Broncos

Vikings at Giants (Sunday 8:40pm)
Josh Freeman gets his first start at QB for Minnesota.
Winner: Giants

Last week: 12-3
Season: 64-28


Saturday’s Updated MLB Playoff Schedule

October 5, 2013

AL DIVISION SERIES A
Game 1: Red Sox 12, Rays 2
Game 2: Rays at Red Sox, Saturday, 5:30 p.m. ET, TBS
Game 3: Red Sox at Rays, Monday, 6 p.m. ET, TBS
*Game 4: Red Sox at Rays, Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. ET, TBS
*Game 5: Rays at Red Sox, Oct. 10, 5:30 p.m. ET, TBS

AL DIVISION SERIES B
Game 1: Tigers 3, Athletics 2
Game 2: Tigers at Athletics, Saturday, 9 p.m. ET, TBS
Game 3: Athletics at Tigers, Monday, 1 p.m. ET, MLBN
*Game 4: Athletics at Tigers, Tuesday, 5 p.m. ET., TBS
*Game 5: Tigers at Athletics, Oct. 10, 9 p.m. ET, TBS

NL DIVISION SERIES A
Game 1: Cardinals 9, Pirates 1
Game 2: Pirates 7, Cardinals 1
Game 3: Cardinals at Pirates, Sunday, 4:30 p.m. ET, TBS
Game 4: Cardinals at Pirates, Monday, 3 p.m. ET, TBS
*Game 5: Pirates at Cardinals, Wednesday, 5 p.m. ET, TBS

NL DIVISION SERIES B

Game 1: Dodgers 6, Braves 1
Game 2: Braves 4, Dodgers 3
Game 3: Braves at Dodgers, Sunday, 8 p.m. ET, TBS
*Game 4: Braves at Dodgers, Monday, 9:30 p.m. ET, TBS
*Game 5: Dodgers at Braves, Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. ET, TBS