Scramble for the Ball

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Scramble for the Ball: Best Care Anywhere
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Scramble for the Ball: Best Care Anywhere

With injuries dictating the shape of every playoff team to a greater or lesser extent, your Scramble team M*A*S*Hes together a preview of the 4,077 possible outcomes for Week 17.

14 comments, Last at 02 Jan 2017, 10:27am by Athelas
Scramble for the Ball: U.S. Against the World
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Scramble for the Ball: U.S. Against the World

Now that 2016 Pro Bowl rosters are announced, your Scramble team contemplates the viability of a more cosmopolitan alternative.

28 comments, Last at 27 Dec 2016, 11:32am by Winterguard78
Scramble for the Ball: Casually Dressed...
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Scramble for the Ball: Casually Dressed...

...and Deep in Conversation, your Scramble team produces a small Novella on the topic of their Rookie of the Year. Or rather, 24 rookies of the year. A whole team full of them, even. But first, something of a Funeral for a Friend.

19 comments, Last at 15 Dec 2016, 3:46pm by Bryan Knowles
Scramble for the Ball: Make It So
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Scramble for the Ball: Make It So

Extending the football season for the worst teams as well as the best, for no reason other than money? Your Scramble team marvels that the NFL hasn't yet stolen bowl season away from the NCAA.

14 comments, Last at 09 Dec 2016, 12:05pm by DGL
Scramble: A Word from Our Sponsors
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Scramble: A Word from Our Sponsors

Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Von Miller, and Clay Matthews form the pitch for your Scramble team's examination of this year's most prominent NFL commercials.

21 comments, Last at 07 Dec 2016, 11:09am by strongalexis
Scramble for the Ball: A Veritable Feast
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Scramble for the Ball: A Veritable Feast

An idiot's (two idiots'?) guide to Thanksgiving football, prepped and primed for the monsters-in-law who only watch these three games in a year.

15 comments, Last at 25 Nov 2016, 2:50am by Jerry
Scramble: A Midseason Night's Dream
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Scramble: A Midseason Night's Dream

Your Scramble writers are at a loss -- what to do after an actual good week of football? Celebrate the best of the first half of the season, of course!

12 comments, Last at 17 Nov 2016, 11:11am by jtr
Scramble for the Ball: Can't Win for Losing
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Scramble for the Ball: Can't Win for Losing

You control the future and it's looking bleak. Seems like we're headed for another losing streak.

10 comments, Last at 13 Nov 2016, 12:08pm by Sid
Scramble for the Ball: Seasoned Leftovers
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Scramble for the Ball: Seasoned Leftovers

Bryan and Andrew re-visit the staff's preseason predictions. Arizona Cardinals, we are all (well, almost all) very disappointed in you.

7 comments, Last at 08 Feb 2017, 3:59am by sallyjackson
Scramble for the Ball Week 7: The Frogurt is Also Cursed
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Scramble for the Ball Week 7: The Frogurt is Also Cursed

Is potassium benzoate really that bad? It could always, always be worse.

7 comments, Last at 13 Jan 2017, 3:39am by victoriazoey