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Faizan Ali

My Bold Predictions for the NFL Playoffs 6

  • Posted by: Faizan Ali
  • January 10, 2014, 1:12 PM

My Bold Predictions for the NFL Playoffs Ah, the NFL playoffs. After a season full of upsets, injuries, and teams thiiiiiis close to making the playoffs, we have the Divisional playoffs set. Of course, last weekend was the Wild-Card round, and the first game, Chiefs versus Colts, set off what was the craziest Wild-Card weekend in my life.

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Will Forbes

The Rise, Fall, and Return of Garrett Gilbert 4

  • Posted by: Will Forbes
  • December 30, 2013, 11:59 AM

When he went to the University of Texas, Garrett Gilbert believed the sky was the limit. “My expectations were just like anyone at Texas: to win every game.” That was the mindset of everyone watching Texas football at the time. They were a perennial national championship contender in a state loaded with high school talent. More »

Will Forbes

My NFL Mock Draft 11

  • Posted by: Will Forbes
  • April 24, 2013, 4:15 PM

When the Kansas City Chiefs went into the 2012 NFL season, their team goals were probably competing for the division title, a playoff berth, and even the dream of everyone involved with the NFL, a Super Bowl championship. But their season quickly went south and the team became the laughingstock of the league. The Chiefs finished the season with a 2-14 record.

Just how bad were they? Towards the end of the season, a twitter page was created (@StanziNation) urging the Chiefs’ management to start Ricky Stanzi at quarterback. Yes, not Matt Cassel or Brady Quinn, Ricky Stanzi. But the one good thing to come out of the Chiefs’ awful season is that they get the Number 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. What will the Chiefs do with the pick? Who else will be picked over the course of the top 10? I’ll tell you what I think in my mock draft... More »

Faizan Ali

Ray Lewis Goes Out with a Story Book Ending 29

  • Posted by: Faizan Ali
  • February 12, 2013, 2:23 PM

Well, the Baltimore Ravens are your 2013 champions of the world. But man, what a game that was. Now, if you didn’t watch it, here is a recap: The Ravens led going into halftime 21-6, and the first play of the second half was Jacoby Jones going for a 108-yard kickoff return. It was first a 109-yard return but they had changed it to 108. Anyway, after that a power outage happened with about 7:49 to go in the third quarter. More »

Andrew Wild

Breaking Down the Har-Bowl 36

  • Posted by: Andrew Wild
  • January 29, 2013, 4:43 PM

There aren’t many bigger moments to get upstaged by your older brother than during the NFL playoffs. But unfortunately for 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, that’s exactly what happened to him. He pulled of a comeback win against the Falcons, holding them scoreless in the second half in order to assure a Super Bowl berth. More »

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