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Posted Tuesday March 27, 2012, About: Manning envisions return to MVP form
Denver is one Gregg Williams bounty away from starting Caleb Hanie!
Posted Tuesday March 27, 2012, About: Khan: Tebow 'obviously' didn't want Jacksonville
No blackouts for the last two years speaks volumes as well... Houston would have had empty seats as well over the years if they hadn't sold PSLs - one successful season, and Texans fans think they're a league powerhouse!
Posted Friday March 16, 2012, About: Garrard a fit with Jets?
NJ Jets: Where Old Jaguars Starting QBs Go To Retire... Mark Brunell and now David Garrard?
Posted Thursday March 08, 2012, About: Reyes would have stayed for less
Unless Reyes was going to kick in some of his own funds to pay off what Mets' ownership has to pay in the Madeoff scandal, the Mets couldn't have afforded Reyes at any price!
Posted Thursday March 08, 2012, About: Hints of soft free agent market
With all the one-year deals signed last offseason, and all the other contracts expiring, there could be nearly 600 free agents this offseason. The market can be soft because with so many players to choose from, most teams can point to the list and tell an agent that if his client won't sign, then there's 20 others looking for a contract...
Posted Monday March 05, 2012, About: Sunday game halted by swarm of bees
"I didn't know what to do," Giants outfielder Angel Pagan said. ... "I was right next to the bathroom in case I had to lock myself in."

You could have put on that skirt that was hanging in your locker, ya wuss!
Posted Tuesday February 28, 2012, About: Among Welker's options: A stare-down with Pats
I agree - the Pats will roll over about $7M in cap space from 2011, and are expected to have about $20M in space for 2012. Even if Welker's franchise number temporarily takes up a third of that space, the team still has room to make plenty of moves.
Posted Tuesday February 28, 2012, About: Does MLB still think Braun's a cheater?
In your rush to judgement, you fail to look at the entire story. Braun's sample tested positive, but he tested negative in previous samples, as well as in a sample given immediately after the first positive test. That is why the basis of his appeal was that the chain of custody caused the sample to test positive.

The testimony given by Braun's side was centered around how failing to handle a sample in the proper manner, temperature, etc can lead to a false positive.
Posted Thursday January 26, 2012, About: Jackson squarely on Red Sox radar
Harsh to call injuries that resulted in a pair of Tommy John surgeries "imploding"...
Posted Monday January 23, 2012, About: Boston emerges as Oswalt frontrunner
Keep paying for past accomplishments... Jeter's salary would pay for Aviles, Punto and Iglesias combined. Having to fill out the roster with that overpaid side of the infield is what pushes the Yankees over the luxury tax cliff...
Posted Thursday January 19, 2012, About: Can Red Sox still get Garza for Epstein?
Every Sawx fan would welcome Mitchell making the call - he's so impartial. Boston would get Garza, Soriano, Soto, and half the top Cubs prospects, and Chicago would still have to pay the salaries!
Posted Monday January 16, 2012, About: Does anyone want to coach the Bucs?
Brian Billick still has a heartbeat?
Posted Monday January 16, 2012, About: Damon returning to the Bronx?
What, Reggie Jackson isn't available?
Posted Wednesday January 11, 2012, About: Future of Jags' GM now tied to Mularkey
I don't understand why you all don't have jobs in an NFL front office - after all, you're quite adept at making sweeping assumptions based upon SportCenter highlights...

Gabbert wasn't expected to play in 2011 (unlike Newton, Dalton, or Ponder), so he got no real prep time in training camp. His QB coach had never been a QB coach before, but no real coach was willing to work under a 1-year deal (since Del Rio was basically a lame duck), he had no receivers willing to catch the ball, and he is a year younger than any of the other QBs drafted last year.

But despite all that, he did make improvements over the season and in flashes he showed why some draftniks had him rated higher than Newton. Give this kid a real off-season to work with some real coaching and real receivers, and you armchair GMs will be eating your words sooner rather than later...
Posted Monday January 09, 2012, About: Teams interested in Manny's showcase workout?
"There was no immediate word on which teams are interested in watching Ramirez work out..."

Bingo Long and his Traveling All-Stars...
Posted Thursday January 05, 2012, About: Jay Gruden the favorite in Jacksonville?
One NFL Network "insider" says it's Gruden, another NFL Network "insider" says it's Rob Chudzinski... Maybe they could keep throwing out names until eventually they have named every coordinator or free agent HC as the "favorite"...
Posted Wednesday January 04, 2012, About: Why Ichiro was 'desperate' in 2011
Ichiro has a last name?
Posted Tuesday January 03, 2012, About: Marlins' Ramirez changing his tune
Ozzie: "You'll play third base, or we'll ship you off to Seattle..."
Ramirez: "ummmmm"
Posted Tuesday January 03, 2012, About: Money no object in Nats' Prince chase
I think Scott Boras wrote this article...
Posted Tuesday January 03, 2012, About: Jags casting wide net in search
Oh no we didn't...

Gabbert is the youngest player ever to start 13 games at QB, and he made a lot more "upward progression" than most of you got to see on the Sportscenter highlights. He had basically no time to build timing with a sorry lot of WRs - Justin Blackmon caught more TD passes in the Fiesta Bowl than any WR currently on the Jaguars roster. A full off-season with a new coaching staff and a couple of receivers, and Gabbert will be really good.
Posted Friday December 30, 2011, About: O's interested in ex-Diamondbacks pitcher
Dontrelle Willis, Pedro Martinez, and "Oil Can" Boyd are also on Duquette's radar...
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