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19 May 2015, 09:08am by Mike Tanier

Deflategate, Roaring 20's Style: New England's 1st Controversial Champions

Hey folks, Tanier here! With DeflateGate slowly eroding my sanity, I jumped at the chance Bleacher Report gave me to tell the story of the Providence Steam Roller. It was meant to just be an oddball feature about 1920s football, but I found some fun parallels with the current state of NFL football in New England.

Take the time to link and share this one. If we get lots of "reader engagement," B/R will let me write more stuff about old-timey football.

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18 comments, Last at 28 May 2015, 4:37am by Dan

09 Apr 2015, 12:55pm by Mike Tanier

Kickers Are Prospects, Too: The Impossible Task of Scouting Kickers and Punters

Hey folks, Tanier here. Thought you might like this in-depth look at the perils of trying to draft, or even scout, a kicker or punter. It contains lots of good stuff from experts like John Carney and Michael Husted!

Just to break the news here first, I am scheduled to provide live pick-by-pick coverage of the first three rounds of the draft over at Bleacher Report. If you are a B/R conscientious objector, I ask you to reconsider and give Team Stream a look. I was once like you!

In the meantime, enjoy the kickers and punters.

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21 comments, Last at 17 Apr 2015, 10:49am by bubqr

02 Feb 2015, 08:57am by Mike Tanier

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Patriots Untainted Clutch Redemption Legacy

The full Troll So Hard headline was supposed to be Patriots Overcome Distractions in Ultimate Clutch Redemption Legacy Narrative.

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4 comments, Last at 02 Feb 2015, 5:01pm by Kevin from Philly

31 Jan 2015, 09:47am by Mike Tanier

Tanier's Super Bowl Preview

I just felt like comparing Darrelle Revis to Mike Haynes, okay?

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2 comments, Last at 27 Mar 2015, 4:32pm by bloggesrdog

26 Jan 2015, 08:46am by Mike Tanier

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Caught Up, Pumped Up for Super Bowl XLIX

DeflateGate has made us stupider as a species.

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18 comments, Last at 29 Mar 2015, 1:07pm by bloggesrdog

21 Jan 2015, 12:41pm by Mike Tanier

Best of Football Outsiders: The Taint

Thoughts on the taint, as appropriate now as they were three years ago.

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672 comments, Last at 01 Feb 2015, 3:25pm by anotherpatsfan

12 Jan 2015, 08:46am by Mike Tanier

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Weekend of Upsets and Classics

Lots of meaty topics here, from the end of Peyton Manning to four-linemen sets, the Redskins new general manager, and the manufactured controversy around an obvious non-catch.

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13 comments, Last at 02 May 2015, 5:21am by loveworth

08 Jan 2015, 10:21am by Mike Tanier

Tanier's Divisional Round Game Previews

Devil's Advocate upset plans for all four road dogs, with varying levels of confidence, most of them very low.

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6 comments, Last at 02 May 2015, 5:22am by loveworth

05 Jan 2015, 09:24am by Mike Tanier

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Colts, Cam, Cowboys Conspiracy

As I post this, the link to the article is glitchy and strange. It's all part of the conspiracy. The Powers What Be don't want you to know what I know.

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9 comments, Last at 05 Jan 2015, 9:08pm by Athelas

02 Jan 2015, 11:00am by Mike Tanier

Tanier's Wild Card Game Previews

Happy New Year! These actually posted on Thursday, but it was New Year's Day, and I have been a little sick, not with the usual Mummers Flu but a real flu. Enjoy!

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20 comments, Last at 29 May 2015, 6:55am by makably