3 and out - Redskins hold out the Panthers late bite
Ignore Saban - The Crimson Tide keeps on rolling
NCAA Week 7 - Shocks and Fun galore
Beauracracy trumps athlete welfare again
Trubisky on fire as Bears smash Bucs
Bears rally in Arizona to lead NFC North

3 and out: The Jets are done for the year

The New York Jets season hit a new low as they were held scoreless in San Diego against the impressive Chargers. Philip Rivers and his offense put up 31 unanswered points against the hapless New Yorkers, and frustrated Jets fan Mark Roberts says their season is done already…

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NFL Handicapping 101

Author of our weekly Throwing Picks handicapping column, Liam O’Rourke, gives us an introduction to reading between the lines and adding a little spice to your NFL weekend

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3 and out: Packers look strong against wounded Vikings

They may have had a sluggish start to the year but the Packers are rolling again and have made a couple of big statements in their division in the last two weeks. After mauling the Bears at Soldier Field they came off a short week to spank the Vikings at Lambeau. Here’s James Tweedle with his three things from the game…

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End of the 1st Quarter: Baltimore Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens are tied with Cincinatti for the divisional lead in the AFC North having recovered from an opening day loss to the Bengals to then reel off three wins on the spin. Uncle Sam’s resident Raven, Alex Woo, gives his take on a promising start to the season for John Harbaugh’s team…

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End of the 1st Quarter: Pittsburgh Steelers

Blown out by Baltimore and humbled by the lowly Bucs, the Steelers have also recorded wins over Cleveland and at Carolina. Big Ben and the offence can still hang with the best of them, but the once fearsome Steelers D are fearsome no more. So just who are this year’s Pittsburgh Steelers? Mick Furlong is here to tell us…

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Throwing Picks: Handicapping Week 5 in the NFL

In a new weekly column on Uncle Sam Sports, Liam O’Rourke takes a look at the weekend’s most intriguing match-ups and puts his money where his mouth is. This week, the in form Cowboys and Chargers and the out-of-sorts Patriots are under microscope.

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End of the 1st Quarter: Chicago Bears

It’s been a mixed bag for ‘Da Bears’, who’ve lost both their home games but won twice on the road to even it out and stand at 2-2 with a quarter of the 2014 season played. Uncle Sam’s Bears writer Dave Usher gives us his take on and up and down start for Marc Trestman’s team…

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End of the 1st Quarter: Miami Dolphins

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The Dolphins are 2-2 after a blowout win on Sunday against Oakland got their season back on track. With divisional rivals seemingly in huge disarray is the door open for the first play-off appearance since 2008? Dolphins writer Chris Smith on the story so far…

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End of the 1st Quarter: Minnesota Vikings

After an impressive – not to mention surprising – victory over the much fancied Atlanta Falcons last Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings are well placed at 2-2 at the quarter point of the 2014 NFL season. Our Vikings blogger Olav Sorumgard tells us the story of the Vikes’ season to this point…

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End of the 1st Quarter: New York Jets

With three losses to NFC North opponents the Jets sit rooted to the bottom of the AFC East standings with a 1-3 record. Uncertainty remains over the QB position and this Sunday Rex Ryan’s team head to San Diego for yet another difficult fixture. Here’s Jets blogger Mark Roberts with his quarterly report…

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