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Keidel: Feasting On Football

The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.

11/28/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Does The Thanksgiving Game Better? Cowboys Vs. Lions

The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.

11/28/2013

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The Biggest Busts In NFL History

Our picks for the biggest busts in NFL history may surprise you – at least some of them.

11/25/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 03: Jacquizz Rodgers #32 of the Atlanta Falcons during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Hitman’s Weekend 5 Football Predictions

I was 1-4 my last time out making picks, but don’t be hesitant in taking my advice. I’m still the dang man when it comes to picking winners. I can guarantee you I won’t do any worse than […]

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–11/08/2013

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Big Matchups In The NFC North; See Full Week Game Reviews Here

The Pack is back — on the field, that is, after a bye. And the first chore is a big one: Green Bay needs to beat Detroit at Lambeau Field or fall far behind in the NFC North.

10/04/2013

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Hitman’s Weekend 5 Football Predictions

Here are my 5 football can’t miss picks for the weekend.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–09/27/2013

ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 12: Riley Reiff #71 of the Detroit Lions gets instructions during a rookie mini camp at the Detroit Lions Headquarters and Training Facility on May 12, 2012 in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Offensive Tackle Riley Reiff Looks To Protect The Lions Record-Breaking Offense

Riley Reiff, a former first round pick, is stepping into the starting lineup to replace a stalwart Lion. Is he up to the task? The entire team and fans certainly hope so.

08/23/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 07: Drew Brees #9 and the New Orleans Saints huddle up before playing against the Detroit Lions during their 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Records, Jobs On The Line As Panthers And Saints Look To Close Out Season With A Win

The end is here and it could be the end of the line for a couple of head coaches and for a pair of quarterbacks. The Panthers and Saints go at it for the final time this year, and for fans watching, it could turn out to be an entertaining game.

CBS Charlotte–12/28/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 23: Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints looks for an open receiver against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Panthers’ Payback: Keep Brees Out Of Record Book

The Panthers and Saints will not be playing past this weekend as both will miss the playoffs, but there are some interesting story lines to watch for. Does Carolina go for a knockout blow against Drew Brees for New Orleans targeting Cam Newton last year or do they simply try to keep him etching his name in the record book – again?

CBS Charlotte–12/26/2012

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TTYM: A ‘Bear’ Naked Tweet, A NASCAR Brawl And No Horsing Around For Berry

What one thing terrifies the NFL’s Eric Berry on the field? Ndamukong Suh’s personal hygiene is more important than you.. And find out how soccer sensation Hope Solo and former Seattle Seahawk Jerramy Stevens spent their […]

11/16/2012

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