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So, I admit itâ€”I am preoccupied with the weather for the Saints- Bears game on Sunday. For one thing, I live in New England where the weather tends to be difficult to predict and very fickle (winter finally got her a few days ago). Second, Iâ€™ve seen the weather affect a lot of football games (remember not that long agoâ€”the Snow Bowl?). And, finally, the Pats and Colts are playing in a dome, so the New Orleans- Chicago game is the only one on the docket where the weather will be a factor.
Thatâ€™s the question burning in my brain after having considered the offensive stats of both teams, comparing Brees to Grossman and looking at both defenses. After careful consideration the lines have changed a bit with Chicago no only a 2 to 2.5-point favorite (the home field advantage is 3 points). Continue reading “Weather or not, Will the Saints Brees by the Bears?”
Going into the big Championship game against the Colts, some New England Patrtiots are dealing with the flu. WR Troy Brown, OT Ryan Oâ€™Callaghan, and DL Mike Wright all missed part of Thursdayâ€™s practice due to the flu. Continue reading “NFL – Some Pats Tackling the Flu”
No one can argue logically that Peyton Manning is a mediocre QB. Or that heâ€™s not a great QB. He is one of the best of the best. But the Lombardi Trophy has managed to elude the man with the rifle-accurate arm, competitive spirit and QB pedigree. Is this Manningâ€™s time finally? Continue reading “Peyton Manning – Can He Take the Pressure?”
No they do not have the best record in the NBA, the Dallas Mavericks can lay claim to that. But at 30- 8 (.789 PCT) and having won 26 of their last 28, the team from Phoenix is running like a finely tuned racecar. The team has 6 guys who are averaging 10 or more points per game, the club is averaging 111.4 points per game and field goals at 50% and 3-pointers at 40%!
Okay, if you picked the Bearsâ€”they did not cover! If you picked the Chargersâ€”they did not cover! Although one of two NFL favorites won on Sunday and one of two won on Saturdayâ€”none of them covered! Continue reading “NFL Division Contests-Alive and Kicking”
The Saints beat the Eagles 27- 24 but NOT the point spread. The underdog Colts won in Baltimore by a score of 15- 6, sending the Ravens back to their nests. Here’s a few things to take from both contests. Continue reading “Saints and Colts Win– Some Things to Ponder”
The New Orleans Saints are anywhere from 5.5 to 6-point favorites tonight when they face the Philadelphia Eagles in the Big Easy. There are good reasons for the Saints having that advantage and here they are.