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Tom Brady and Drew Brees meet for one last time, and what do they talk about? Why, Josh Allen versus Lamar Jackson, Aaron Rodgers' all-time postseason stats, the Browns offensive line, Jared Valdheer, and Brady's ability to draw defensive pass interference penalties, among other things.
Can Carson Wentz's not-so-imaginary friend help him through a period of emotional turmoil? Is Baker Mayfield suddenly awesome? Is the Packers run defense all that bad? Why was Omar Sharif's bridge partner coaching the Rams in the early 1970s? Walkthrough answers all of these questions and many, many more!
What do Deshaun Watson, Archie Manning, Fran Tarkenton, and Jim Plunkett have in common? They were all great quarterbacks trapped in miserable situations, of course. Plus: the Chiefs' short-yardage woes, the Giants; second-down woes, and the woes of an old columnist broken by one too many quarterback controversies.
A mysterious figure appeares to help Jack Easterby seize total control of the Texans by taking over the search for a new coach and general manager! Who are they, can they be trusted, and are they completely bonkers? Meanwhile, in this reality: Steelers flaws, Chiefs penalties, Jalen Hurts predictions, and the great Gardner Minshew mystery.
Tua Tagovailoa versus Ryan Fitzpatrick? Boring. Kirk Cousins? Boring. Carson Wentz? Depressing! Colt McCoy? Are you kidding me? Baker Mayfield rolling to his left, Jason Sanders' kickoffs, and Mike McCarthy's signature passing concepts? Now THAT's the stuff Walkthrough finds interesting in Week 13.