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23 Dec 2005, 02:32pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: The Longest Christmas

Christmas may be one of the shortest days of the year, but the longest game in NFL history was played on December 25, 1971. Mike Tanier looks back on one of the most thrilling games ever played.

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12 comments, Last at 13 Apr 2007, 5:30pm by mark slaughter

22 Dec 2005, 01:49am by Mike Tanier

Week 16 Rundown

Seattle-Indy has lost its luster, we all remember what happened the last time Washington played the Giants the week after a blowout win, and we have good news for Atlanta: it will not be below freezing in Tampa Bay. All that plus the odds on where Norv Turner will be working in 2006 in this week's Mike Tanier Rundown.

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29 comments, Last at 23 Dec 2005, 8:01pm by LnGrrrR

16 Dec 2005, 11:21am by Mike Tanier

The (Original) Fantasy Football Hall of Fame

A Hall of Fame and museum dedicated to fantasy football may soon be built in Southern New Jersey, and our own Mike Tanier was honored to serve on the selection committee. Find out all of the fascinating, not-at-all fictitious details in this week's Too Deep Zone.

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152 comments, Last at 11 Nov 2007, 2:34pm by Dan Walker

14 Dec 2005, 04:47pm by Mike Tanier

Week 15 Rundown

We look at this week's slate of games, featuring the Cowboys vs. trees, the Texans vs. the devil, and the Patriots vs. the Bucs for only the sixth time in NFL history.

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28 comments, Last at 18 Dec 2005, 6:23pm by DGL

09 Dec 2005, 10:46am by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Short Runs

The Panthers and Cardinals are taking the phrase "three yards and a cloud of dust" too literally; they are in danger of averaging just three yards per carry for the season. Mike Tanier takes a look at the lowest rushing averages of recent history. Plus, quarterback self-passes and the ultimate college football argument settler.

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72 comments, Last at 11 Dec 2005, 11:29am by Tarrant

08 Dec 2005, 12:59pm by Mike Tanier

Week 14 Rundown

In the latest FOXSports.com weekly rundown: An interview with Ben Roethlisberger's thumb, the secret to beating the Cowboys, and the Panthers meet the Bucs. You know what that means, don't you? LESBIAN CHEERLEADERS!

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28 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2005, 3:40pm by Mshray

02 Dec 2005, 03:13pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Short Receptions

Are quarterbacks pumping up their stats with lots of three-yard completions? Mike Tanier takes all of the "weenie throws" out of the equation and discovers which teams and quarterbacks are completing lots of passes but getting nowhere fast.

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74 comments, Last at 16 Mar 2012, 1:32pm by parissportif

01 Dec 2005, 10:43am by Mike Tanier

Week 13 Rundown

Every game this week is a "must win." OK, not really, but there are some contests that will go a long way in determining who gets to play well into January. Falcons-Panthers, Broncos-Chiefs, and Bengals-Steelers are all big division games. The Eagles still aren't out of it, but they'll have to play the Seahawks. And the Texans-Ravens matchup could very easily be renamed the Leinart/Bush Bowl. All that's missing is cousin Eddie and his dickie.

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31 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2005, 2:59am by Sergio

25 Nov 2005, 12:57pm by Mike Tanier

Too Deep Zone: Zero-Point Energy

Shutouts aren't like regular wins and losses: the victor gains a confidence boost, while the loser is sent reeling. Or so you'd think. On the heels of a two-shutout Sunday, Mike Tanier looks back at six years of shutouts and learns that teams can bounce back from even the most embarrassing routs.

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9 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2005, 12:44pm by Ryan Mc

23 Nov 2005, 07:02pm by Mike Tanier

Week 12 Rundown

Yes, the Lions are part of our family on Turkey Day — lazy in-laws who never do the dishes or corral their children. The Cowboys invited better guests, as their game against the Broncos is one of the week's highlights. The Giants have protection issues, the Steelers have injury issues, and Trent Dilfer has a hissyfit in this week's rundown.

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14 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2005, 1:33pm by TomC