Odell Beckham Jr. is a drama queen

How do you think the Giants feel after giving Odell that massive contract? They should feel like idiots, cause stories like this were totally predictable.

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The absurdity of NFL officiating

This stat says it all:

We get it. The NFL has a real challenge on its hands as they try to make the game safer. And in some ways their efforts are paying off. Defensive backs have learned to stop the headhunting that was prevalent in the NFL for decades.

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Sony Michel adds new dynamic to Patriots offense

We’ve seen this movie before. The Patriots have some early season struggles, people questions whether Brady and company have started to slip, and then Belichick & co. make adjustments and get back to dominating most opponents.

The latest “adjustment” involves featuring first-round draft pick Sony Michel in the running game. He rushed for over 100 yards last week against the Dolphins and followed that up with another solid performance last night against the Colts. Meanwhile, Julian Edelman returned last night, catching 7 passes from Brady, and Josh Gordon caught his first TD pass from Brady as well.

The Chiefs and Jaguars certainly look like two of the best teams in the weaker AFC, but don’t count out the Patriots just yet.

ESPN’s “Get Up” disaster

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ESPN’s theory behind “Get Up” had some merit, but this venture was risky from the start. Executives must have believed that Mike Greenberg had the type of on air presence that could anchor a “Today” type morning show for ESPN, yet they had to break up the incredibly successful “Mike & Mike” duo to make it happen. We won’t rehash all of that drama, but it now appears that this experiment is doomed to fail.

Michelle Beadle is leaving the program on August 29th, as she declared she will no longer watch college or pro football. She’s certainly entitled to her opinion on recent scandals, but this isn’t the type of attitude that could work for an ESPN morning show that needs to draw football fans to survive.

With her departure, the hoped-for on-screen chemistry among Beadle, Greenberg and Jalen Rose won’t have a chance to materialize. That may be a blessing in disguise for ESPN, as the show has failed to develop a loyal following with these three hosts. All are pros and bring a lot to the network, but Greenberg in particular comes across as much less interesting without Mike Golic as his sidekick.

With Beadle leaving and critical football season about to begin, ESPN had an opportunity to re-imagine this struggling show. Yet they chose to replace Beadle with a rotating cast of Maria Taylor, Laura Rutledge, Jen Lada, and Dianna Russini. This makes little sense unless you’ve decided that “Get Up” cannot exist without a female host. Does anyone really think football fans will be anxious to hear what these hosts will say on Monday morning about the games? Each of these hosts has talent, but what do they bring to a conversation about football? What about betting fans who obsess about odds and look for serious betting info like they might find online at Novibet live betting. It’s hard to imagine serious sports and betting fans sticking with this show.

I’m betting that more fans will be happy to tune into Golic & Wingo over this failed experiment.

Eagles outlast Patriots for epic Super Bowl victory

The NFL has had a rough year, but the league keeps delivering with incredible Super Bowl games and great finishes. Last night was no different as Nick Foles and the underdog Eagles defeated Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots dynasty in an instant classic.

The 41-33 win came down to another excellent game plan by Doug Pederson who has established himself as one of the best and most innovative coaches in the NFL. Last night he was able to beat the master and Nick Foles played just as well as legendary Tom Brady.

They’ll be celebrating this one in Philly for a LONG time . . .

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