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Scramble: 2018 East Over/Unders
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Scramble: 2018 East Over/Unders

Andrew and Bryan turn their attention out east. Will either of the defending conference champions miss a beat? Is Dak Prescott doomed? And will someone in the AFC East please stand up?

48 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2018, 7:17pm by nat
Scramble: 2018 West Over/Unders
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Scramble: 2018 West Over/Unders

Bryan and Andrew are back, whether you like it or not! The 2018 Scramble season starts off with a trip out West, where the boys try to understand the Chargers curse, the Seahawks' offseason philosophy, and Jimmy Garoppolo Jimmy Garoppolo Jimmy Garoppolo.

18 comments, Last at 17 Aug 2018, 9:42pm by The Ninjalectual
Scramble for the Ball: Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow
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Scramble for the Ball: Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

Bryan and Andrew say good-bye to the 2017 season by looking back at the staff's preseason predictions. Also: a record-setting Prop Bets result!

19 comments, Last at 12 Feb 2018, 10:29am by idembsky
Scramble for the Ball: 2017 All-Keep Choppin' Wood Team
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Scramble for the Ball: 2017 All-Keep Choppin' Wood Team

Andrew and Bryan comb the league to find the worst of the worst -- the 2017 All-Keep Choppin' Wood Team.

32 comments, Last at 05 Feb 2018, 3:38am by mehllageman56
Scramble for the Ball: 15th Annual Prop Bet Extravaganza!
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Scramble for the Ball: 15th Annual Prop Bet Extravaganza!

Bryan and Andrew dust off their tuxes to once again participate in the Prop Bet Extravaganza! Rain or shine? SexyBack or Cry Me a River? And Dilly, or Dilly?

19 comments, Last at 05 Feb 2018, 9:56am by idembsky
Scramble for the Ball: Championship Quartets
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Scramble for the Ball: Championship Quartets

Blake Bortles. Nick Foles. Case Keenum. Can it get worse than that? Andrew steps out of the way and lets Bryan throw up a dozen tables to try to come to an answer.

26 comments, Last at 21 Jan 2018, 11:53am by Bob Smith
Scramble for the Ball: Over/Under Review
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Scramble for the Ball: Over/Under Review

Andrew and Bryan travel back to a simpler time, when Indianapolis, Green Bay, and Arizona had healthy starting quarterbacks. A time known as ... August.

25 comments, Last at 11 Jan 2018, 2:20pm by Will Allen
Scramble for the Ball: 2017 Staff Playoff Draft
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Scramble for the Ball: 2017 Staff Playoff Draft

Bryan, Andrew, and friends are back for another go-round of the Staff Playoff Draft. Rams, Patriots, and Saints players were very popular. Bills and Panthers? Not so much.

37 comments, Last at 06 Jan 2018, 7:36pm by RickD
Scramble's 2017 All-Rookie Team
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Scramble's 2017 All-Rookie Team

Deshaun Watson, Alvin Kamara, and a man named JuJu highlight Scramble's selections for the 2017 All-Rookie team.

19 comments, Last at 30 Dec 2017, 6:14pm by mehllageman56
Scramble's 1st Annual Joe Thomas Memorial Playoff Draft
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Scramble's 1st Annual Joe Thomas Memorial Playoff Draft

Andrew and Bryan take pity on superstars stuck on terrible teams, and grant 20 lucky players new life as members of playoff-bound teams. On a related note, Bryan and Andrew attempt to figure out just who those playoff teams ARE.

40 comments, Last at 21 Dec 2017, 5:46pm by Vincent Verhei