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A Look Back at the Top Ten Best Superbowl Moments

January 23, 2013

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Staff On Feb. 3 America will hold its breath once again. For the 47th time, two teams will face off in the nation’s biggest sporting event to decide the champion of the 2012 NFL season. This years’ Super Bowl is nothing less than special. For the first time in the hist...

“Sheriff” Wins Seven in a Row; Pats and Houston Ready for AFC Showdown

“Sheriff” Wins Seven in a Row; Pats and Houston Ready for AFC Showdown

December 18, 2012

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Staff It has been exactly a year ago since December 2011, when most NFL analysts said Peyton Manning, the “Old Sheriff” was all washed out and done. Peyton Manning was on the edge of his 36th birthday and his fourth neck surgery in six months. In the off-season, after becoming a...

The Demise of “America’s Team”

Alex Hall

November 29, 2012

The Dallas Cowboys have been called “America’s Team” since the 1970s, but have failed to live up to this reputation since the tail end of Troy Aikman’s career. Forbes released a study in Sept. 2012 that showed owner Jerry Jones’ team as the most valuable franchise in the league at $2.1 billion....

Fantasty Football: Week 13

November 29, 2012

Brandon Martin  Journal Staff Its been an interesting two weeks since this column was last in the paper, and let me tell you this Fantasy Football season is getting crazy. Fantasy Studs are appearing out of seemingly nowhere; take for instance the Jacksonville Jaguars. QB Chad Henne has been putting...

Fantasy Football: Week Ten

November 7, 2012

Brendan Martin  Journal Staff If any of you readers had Doug Martin, running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on your team this week, congratulations. He had 251 yards on the ground and four touchdowns which in most leagues is 51 points. It was a historic fantasy performance and probably crushed...

NFL Week Nine: Colts Win Emotional Game; Falcons Are Still Perfect

NFL Week Nine: Colts Win Emotional Game; Falcons Are Still Perfect

November 7, 2012

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Staff Chuck Pagano has been coaching football, whether in college or NFL, for the last 28 years. He has held every possible defensive coaching position from linebackers coach to defensive line to secondary all the way to defensive coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens. But neve...

Fantasy Football: Week Eight

October 24, 2012

Brendan Martin  Journal Contributor This is Week Eight for Fantasy Football and this is the week that really separates the men from the boys. Most teams in the NFL are trying to get into that mid-season groove and this means that the points will come. The Saints, Texans, and Packers look like offens...

Fantasy Football: What You Need to Know for Week 7

Fantasy Football: What You Need to Know for Week 7

October 17, 2012

Brendan Martin  Journal Contributor   It is almost at the halfway point of the season for the NFL, and as such it is time to make that push for the playoffs in fantasy. I will try to help your team by pointing out players who could help in a pinch if you don’t have an absolute stud at the posi...

NFL Week Five: Brady Beats Manning; Is Rex Ryan Ruining the Jets?

NFL Week Five: Brady Beats Manning; Is Rex Ryan Ruining the Jets?

October 11, 2012

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Staff   Rivalry might be the best thing about sports; the passion, the competitiveness and the desire to win. Rivalry in sports could be based upon ideology, mutual history or political views of both fan bases. It might also exist as a result of one side being a gre...

“Bedlam and Chaos”: NFL Officiating Becoming Serious Issue in Week Three

“Bedlam and Chaos”: NFL Officiating Becoming Serious Issue in Week Three

Angela Bray

September 26, 2012

Roy Ben-Joseph  Journal Contributor   What is going on with America’s most popular league? No word could be more appropriate to describe Week Three in the NFL than chaos, a giant bedlam. It is neither about concussions nor the player safety debate. It is not about the Patriots defense falling ...

New NFL Season Gives Plenty to Talk About


New NFL Season Gives Plenty to Talk About


Jeremy Hayes

September 19, 2012

At the end of week two, this NFL season has already proven to be one to keep an eye on. The headliner of the off-season was the bounty-gate scandal involving the New Orleans Saints, and after two weeks, the Saints are 0-2. The season started on a bizarre note right before the opening Sunday, where the...

Opinion: Pats-Jets set to clash for AFC East

Opinion: Pats-Jets set to clash for AFC East

Michael Christina

December 1, 2010

Both teams fighting for division, conference supremacy Michael Christina Journal Staff It may sound cliché, but you really could not have scripted this upcoming Jets-Patriots game any better. This offseason, the Jets brought in an influx of talent not seen since the free agent frenzy of 2007, whe...

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