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05 Aug 2004, 10:29am by Al & Aaron

Scramble for the Ball: 2004 NFC Over-Unders, Part I

Al and Aaron (sitting in for a busy Ian) debate the 2004 over-under lines and predict which teams are headed up and down this season. Why is New Orleans the least interesting team of 2004? Just how much can Aaron write about the Arizona Cardinals? What does Al have in common with the Minnesota front office? What is Aaron's beef with SportsCenter? Is Chicago? Is Not Chicago? Scramble for the Ball is in the room.

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21 Jul 2004, 02:59am by Al & Aaron

Scramble for the Ball: 2004 AFC Over-Unders, Part II

Part II of our look at AFC over-under lines. This week, learn who might be the worst kicker of all time, why Oakland has a very bad dentist, and Al's pick for sleeper team and sleeper running back. Plus, who will win the most mediocre division in football, the AFC North? And a new cartoon from Jason Beattie shows that Drew Bledsoe has been hit in the head one too many times.

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14 Jul 2004, 11:25am by Al & Aaron

Scramble for the Ball: 2004 AFC Over-Unders, Part I

Scramble is back! Al and Aaron (sitting in for a busy Ian) debate the 2004 over-under lines and predict which teams are headed up and down this season. Learn the horrible secret about Baltimore, the hidden advantage of the AFC East, and the reason why Hanukkah will be a cause for celebration in Denver this year. Plus a new cartoon from Jason Beattie.

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05 Feb 2004, 03:16am by Al & Ian

Scramble for the Ball: End of the Year Ramblings

In their last Scramble for the Ball of the season, Ian and Al look back on the Super Bowl and give the first Keep Choppin' Wood Super Bowl award. They also look forward with Best Bets on the early lines for the 2004 championship. Plus, New England vs. New Zealand!

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29 Jan 2004, 03:13am by Al & Ian

Scramble for the Ball's Super Bowl Prop Bet Extravaganza

Who will score most? Who will score first? Who will pass first? Who will win the coin toss? Ian and Al take a trip through the world of Super Bowl proposition bets.

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22 Jan 2004, 02:11pm by Al & Ian

Scramble for the Ball: Who's Going Where

Ian and Al look backwards at the conference championships, addressing the horrid Eagles receiving corps as well as the problems of Saturday on Sunday. They also look forward to the offseason, giving their opinions on the future homes of top free agents. Plus, more discussion about the proper use of timeouts than Mike Martz can shake a stick at.

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16 Jan 2004, 02:58pm by Al & Ian

Scramble for the Ball: The Final Four

It's your last opportunity for second guessing before we get to this week's games. Ian and Al take on Dick Vermeil as well as 4th-and-26, and the Scramble mailbag takes on the question of defenses tiring as the season goes on. Best Bets addresses the conference championships, with discussion of both the line and the over/under on each game.

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08 Jan 2004, 02:59pm by Al & Ian

Scramble for the Ball: All Keep Choppin' Wood Team

After a week of vacation, Ian and Al are tan, rested, and ready to talk about the playoffs. The men of Scramble talk about last weekend's games and make this weekend's Best Bets. Plus, the debut of the first annual All Keep Choppin' Wood Team, featuring the players who did the most to cut down their teams' 2003 seasons.

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25 Dec 2003, 01:15pm by admin

Week 17 Scramble/Open Thread

Running back by committee takes over in Philly, Minnesota, and -- for one week -- Denver. Discussion by committee is required to understand the NFL playoff tiebreakers. Lateral by committee gives John Carney the chance to chop wood. Discuss those things and more here, in our thread featuring a running discussion on all of this weekend's games. Check back often!

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18 Dec 2003, 02:35pm by Al & Ian

Week 16 Scramble/Open Thread

"Playoffs? You want to talk about playoffs? Are you kidding me? Playoffs?" -- Jim Mora. This is also the thread for a running discussion on all of this weekend's games, so check back often!

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