Archive for the ‘NFL’ Category

3 and out: Bears clip Ravens wings in a wild one in Baltimore

Mitch Trubisky claimed his first win as an NFL quarterback as the Bears finally won on the road in a wild game against the Baltimore Ravens. The men from Chicago never do things the easy way though, as Dave Usher reports…

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3 and out: Not pretty, but Redskins cling on to topple Niners

Vegas had Washington as the clear favourites for the Week 6 match up at FedEx vs San Francisco: but remember:  your mother(s) told you not to bet. Christian Burt goes Skin Deep and 3 & Out as the Redskins just about secure the W…

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Roughing the Passer: Doesn’t Somebody Want to be Wanted

It’s the most important position in sports and also perhaps the most difficult to play, but that doesn’t mean we should go easy on them when it all goes wrong. In the crosshairs this week is a veteran QB who seems to need constant reassurance… 

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3 and out: Trubisky era brings hope but still ends in a loss

It was all change at quarterback in Chicago as exciting rookie Mitchell Trubisky replaced the ponderous Mike Glennon, but in the end it was the same old story. Turnovers and a loss. Dave Usher reports…

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End of the 1st Quarter: Steady as she goes so far in Washington

Week five was the Bye for the Redskins, which provided the perfect opportunity for our Washington writer Christian Burt to go Skin Deep on the first quarter of the 2017 regular season…

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End of the 1st Quarter: Soaring Eagles exceeding expectations

The Philadelphia Eagles are perched atop the NFC East after a surprisingly good start to the year. Second year QB Carson Wentz continues to shine and our resident Eagle, Dave Rigby is already thinking playoffs…

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End of the 1st Quarter: The Bears are who we thought they were

The Bears were tipped to be the weakest team in the NFC North going into the season and after three losses in four games that’s exactly where they are. Still, they were one dropped catch away from 2-2, so what should we make of Chicago? Dave Usher answers the questions…

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Soaring Eagles benefitting from more balanced offense

The Philadelphia Eagles have been quietly impressive so far this year and currently sit proudly perched on top of the NFC East. Dave Rigby says a big difference is a more balanced offense than a year ago…

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Roughing the Passer: If it walks like a duck, sounds like a duck and lays eggs like a duck, then it’s probably a duck

It’s the most important position in sports and also perhaps the most difficult to play, but that doesn’t mean we should go easy on them when it all goes wrong. Dave Usher takes a look at how things are going for an old flame…

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3 and out: Redskins come up just short in Kansas

Close – but no cigar. Our regular Redskins writer Christian Burt goes Skin Deep and 3 & out with a narrow loss at the rowdy Arrowhead Stadium to the much fancied Kansas City Chiefs…

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