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John Tomase
January 16, 2018 - 1:04 am
From snap to release, the throw against one of the league's most aggressive pass rushes required 1.92 seconds. That was enough time for a three-step drop and scan of two tight ends running shallow routes to the right, one sitting on the hash, the other in the flat. Three defenders had them...
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Ryan Hannable
January 15, 2018 - 11:20 pm
FOXBORO — Look, I get it. Blake Bortles is a below average quarterback and it would be a major upset if he and the Jaguars came into Gillette Stadium and beat the Patriots in the AFC championship this Sunday. But, it could happen. Want proof? Just look at the 2010 divisional round game against the...
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Alex Reimer
January 15, 2018 - 10:22 am
While the Steelers fell to the Jaguars in the Divisional Round Sunday, their playoff fate was likely sealed two months ago. In a late-November interview with NBC’s Tony Dungy, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin declared his team was going to face the Patriots in the AFC championship. “I’m going to...
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Ryan Hannable
January 10, 2018 - 11:19 pm
FOXBORO — With all the drama that has gone on in and around One Patriot Place the last week or so, it’s easy to forget the Patriots are actually playing a meaningful football game Saturday night. New England will host Tennessee in the divisional round with a trip to the AFC title game on the line...
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Ty Anderson
January 09, 2018 - 10:02 pm
I am George Costanza and this upcoming column is the eclair sitting atop the trash . The Bruins have a healthy lead for a playoff spot. They have recorded wins in all but six of their last 23 games, and entered their bye week with an 11-game point streak. Oh, and the players the Bruins need to be...
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