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01 Jan 2007, 09:50am by Doug Farrar

Darrent Williams Shot and Killed

24-year-old Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams, who just finished his second NFL season, was shot and killed early this morning in Denver after leaving a nightclub in a limousine. Williams was the team's starting right cornerback, and was highly regarded by the coaching staff. More news as it becomes available.

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57 comments, Last at 03 Jan 2007, 10:03pm by Duff Soviet Union

28 Dec 2006, 09:55am by Doug Farrar

Worst Coach of 2006: A Second Opinion

A motion has been made to reconsider the worst coach of 2006 title. Tom Coughlin's firing of Jim Hufnagel has made Doug Farrar pick him as the worst. (Click link to read more.)

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27 Dec 2006, 04:32am by Doug Farrar

Coughlin Demotes Offensive Coordinator

As I told Mike Tanier after reading his most recent FOX Blog entry, "The Worst Coach of 2006", he may want to give Tom Coughlin more consideration. The Giants' head coach has stripped offensive coordinator John Hufnagel of his play-calling responsibilities before the final game of the season, though he says he's been pondering the move for weeks.

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38 comments, Last at 28 Dec 2006, 2:47pm by RCH

25 Dec 2006, 02:12am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: Down to the Wire

In this week's quick recap/typo thread, Vince Lombardi may have said it best: "What the hell is going ON out there?!?!?" The Seahawks won the NFC West despite losing their third straight game, and a host of 7-8 teams are still alive in that Mutt-and-Jeff conference. The Bears have home field throughout, but they've hardly looked like world-beaters of late.

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25 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2006, 1:38pm by justanothersteve

18 Dec 2006, 04:06am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: Football-in-Mouth!

In the quick recap: Two bloopers collide in Seattle, the Chargers prove unstoppable once again, the Bears and Colts climb up the charts despite different levels of absence, Tennessee beats Jacksonville in the game that finally put the Jags over the top of a unique list, and Joey Harrington gets a smack of the brutal past.

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31 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2006, 4:11pm by Rich Conley

11 Dec 2006, 03:38am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: A Tough Year for the Babe

In today's recap: LT Plays Maris and Ford to Alexander's Bambino, Indy's run defense falls yet again; Manning the Younger is Manning the Better for once; the Saints are decidedly for real; the Bengals discover that sometimes, circumstances make men (especially on defense); Adrian Wilson gets the namecheck he deserves; and the Quarterback Switcheroo is biting two AFC West teams right in the tuckus.

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23 comments, Last at 12 Dec 2006, 11:28am by James, London

09 Dec 2006, 01:46pm by Doug Farrar

Oakland's Offense: The Historic Black Hole of Suck

The Oakland Raiders Defense: Good. The Oakland Raiders Offense: Abysmal. But is the discrepancy the biggest of the DVOA era? (Click link to read more.)

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09 Dec 2006, 11:39am by Doug Farrar

Bengals' O'Neal Charged With DWI

Yes, it's THEM again! It's not even funny anymore. Well, maybe a little bit. When Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Deltha O'Neal blew an 0.10 blood alcohol level after being stopped at a traffic checkpoint early Saturday, he became the eighth Bengal arrested this year. I'm not 100% sure, but this could break a record set by the Switzer-era Cowboys.

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41 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2006, 2:45pm by Ryan Mc

04 Dec 2006, 03:34am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: Numbers Need Nuance

It was a strange day for quarterbacks. Signal callers with single-digit quarterback ratings won games, one field general with negative net passing yardage landed in the win column, and Rex Grossman proved the well-rounded nature of his Chicago team by putting forth a horrid, but victorious, effort. I hope this week was the final nail in the coffin for that most ridiculous NFL stat: W-L records for quarterbacks.

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37 comments, Last at 08 Dec 2006, 1:05pm by bsr

27 Nov 2006, 09:20am by Doug Farrar

Manic Monday: A Host of Thanks

Over the holiday weekend, many in the NFL had that for which they should give thanks – a list of possibilities is included. Plus: The defending champs assure themselves a relaxing February, Addai does what the Edge no longer can, Asante Samuel may have to clear a space on his trophy case, LJ and Jamal Anderson now have something in common, Brian Billick awaits a visit from Mr. T, and The Ryans are recognized at last.

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27 comments, Last at 29 Nov 2006, 6:57am by Zug Zug