Game of the Week: Dallas Cowboys at Atlanta Falcons

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Sunday night’s game features two teams, one undefeated, one overrated. The 7-0 Atlanta Falcons are at home in the dome facing off against Tony Romo and the 3-4 Dallas Cowboys. For a team that is undefeated, Atlanta has many doubters; rarely are they mentioned with the league’s elite teams. If there was going to be […] READ MORE


Game of the Week: New Orleans Saints at Denver Broncos

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Two of the league’s most powerful offenses face off in the Mile High city on Sunday night in a prime-time matchup. The popularity of each of these teams makes this game “The Game of Week”, although neither of these teams currently possesses a winning record (Denver 3-3, New Orleans 2-4). Denver Offense Slowly but surely […] READ MORE


NFL Week 7 Lecture Notes

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Many things happened during last weekend’s set of games so let’s get right into things. First, the rookie QB’s came to play, and it resulted in a combined record of 4-1 for them. Unfortunately, the one loss was awarded to Andrew Luck and my Indianapolis Colts. Not only did they lose, they got run over, […] READ MORE


NFL Week 6 Lecture Notes

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Five full weeks have now been completed in the NFL season and I would like everyone who thought the Minnesota Vikings would be 4-1 at this point in the season to put their hands up. Now keep your hands raised if you also thought the Saints would be 1-4. If anyone has their hands in […] READ MORE


NFL Fantasy Profile #3: LeSean McCoy

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After Arian Foster and Ray Rice went 1 – 2 in our NFL Fantasy Draft 2012, our next most valuable player is running back, LeSean McCoy, of the Philadelphia Eagles. Half-Back Born July 12, 1988 – Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Height 5.11 – Weight 208 Previous   Three Years Rushing Receiving Season Team GP Att Yds Avg […] READ MORE


NFL Fantasy Profile #2: Ray Rice

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After starting yesterday with Arian Foster, we will move on to today’s subject, the starting running back for the Baltimore Ravens, Ray Rice. Half-Back Born January 22, 1987 – New Rochelle, New York Height 5.8 – Weight 212     Previous   Three Years Rushing Receiving Season Team GP Att Yds Avg Yds/G TD Rec […] READ MORE


NFL Fantasy Profile #1: Arian Foster

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Leading up to the NFL season, we here at Last Word on Sports will be offering you, the reader, fantasy profiles on many different NFL athletes to try and help make your decisions easier when the time comes for your fantasy football league draft. So let’s begin with the unanimous number one overall fantasy pick […] READ MORE


What You May Not Know About Chad Johnson

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Chad Johnson, formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, changed his name back to his birth name last week prior to his wedding on Wednesday July 4th, 2012. Chad, who is best known for his touchdown dances and NFL antics, married his longtime girlfriend Evelyn Lozada on Independence Day. They have been dating since early 2010 and […] READ MORE


Trent Richardson: Cleveland’s New Chosen One?

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After playing three years for Nick Saban’s Crimson Tide football team, Trent Richardson decided to fore-go his final year of eligibility at the college level and declared for the 2012 NFL draft. After the two quarterbacks (Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck) were picked off the board by the Colts and Redskins respectively, the  third overall […] READ MORE


Thomas Davis to Make NFL History?

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Most NFL fans know about Jon Beason’s injury last year, which proved a major blow to Carolina’s defense.  Ultimately the Panthers finished with a miserable 27th-ranked overall defense last year. Jon Beason, who plays MLB for the Carolina Panthers, is an all-pro linebacker who is an all-around great football player. But do you know about Thomas […] READ MORE