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23 Nov 2011, 08:39pm by Rivers McCown

Fred Jackson Placed on IR

The Bills bandwagon hit another bump today as star running back Fred Jackson has been lost for the season with a fractured fibula. Through Week 11, he had the second-highest rushing DYAR in the league, and had been mentioned on the fringes of the midseason MVP conversation.

Former first-rounder C.J. Spiller will get the lion's share of the carries for the rest of the year.

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12 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2011, 7:38pm by jebmak

23 Nov 2011, 01:51pm by Rivers McCown

Ohio State to Hire Urban Meyer

According to The Columbus Dispatch's sources, Ohio State will name Urban Meyer as their head coach next week. Meyer has repeatedly issued statements that there is no deal in place.

This would also be a good thread to talk about Rich Rodriguez taking over in Arizona, if you're in to that sort of thing.

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37 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2011, 1:24pm by c0rrections

21 Nov 2011, 02:04pm by Rivers McCown

Texans Bye Week Report

Did a little Q&A with Steph Stradley over at the Houston Chronicle, topics include Matt Leinart, encouraging defensive statistics, and why the special teams tapered off after a hot start.

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8 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2011, 5:40pm by Admorey

21 Nov 2011, 11:59am by Rivers McCown

MMQB: Thankful for This Slate of Games

MMQB talks Thanksgiving games worth being thankful for, has the commissioner of the NFL on his podcast this week, and goes over the Peyton Manning-Andrew Luck scenario.

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20 comments, Last at 23 Nov 2011, 9:29am by Anonymous(not that one)

21 Nov 2011, 09:00am by Rivers McCown

Audibles at the Line: Week 11

Mirror mirror, on the wall: Who is the winningest quarterback of them all? It's "that guy just wins" week in Audibles.

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234 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2011, 6:07pm by dbostedo

20 Nov 2011, 06:10pm by Rivers McCown

ESPN: How Will Palko Fare Against Patriots?

We take a look at how first-time starters fare against pass defenses of varying quality: just how much will the Pats' defense help Tyler Palko?

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18 Nov 2011, 08:04am by Rivers McCown

The Week In Quotes: November 18, 2011

People can't stop themselves from commentary on Tim Tebow, Albert Haynesworth is on a boat, and Nickelback needs a new PR firm in this week's best quotes.

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31 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2011, 8:02pm by BaronFoobarstein

17 Nov 2011, 01:50pm by Rivers McCown

BYU 'Close' to Joining Big East

On this week's edition of As The Conference Turns...

BYU, a major domino that has yet to fall in realignment, is reportedly close to joining the Big East. Other schools that had already been accepted were waiting for Boise State to get a partner on the western flank before they announced their decision, and BYU appears to be the team that will fill the void.

This would, seemingly, be a big step towards the Big East keeping its automatic BCS bid.

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55 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2011, 8:59pm by dbostedo

17 Nov 2011, 12:33pm by Rivers McCown

Is There a Game Plan to Limit Rodgers, Packers?

Matt Bowen takes a brief look at the pros and cons of various coverage schemes against Aaron Rodgers and the enviable amount of quality receivers that Green Bay has.

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26 comments, Last at 22 Nov 2011, 7:42pm by BaronFoobarstein

14 Nov 2011, 09:14am by Rivers McCown

MMQB: Eagles Failure Porn

Too bad that's not the actual title of the piece. But yes, the Eagles are discussed, as are the poor pensions that pre-1993 retirees are drawing from the NFL. Oh, and Tim Tebow. But you knew that.

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61 comments, Last at 18 Nov 2011, 10:42am by GlennW