Picking Winners One Play at a Time
January 21, 2017 9:30 pm

Falcons Lose DE Clayborn for Rest of Postseason. Jones also Ailing

 The Atlanta Falcons lost veteran defensive end Adrian Clayborn for the remainder of the playoffs after he suffered a torn biceps in the 36-20 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in an NFC divisional playoff game on Saturday. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Clayborn was injured early in the game and did not return after halftime. “I feel […]

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Patriots Still Class of the American Football Conference (AFC)

The New England Patriots (14-2) are once again in an enviable position. Bill Belichick’s squad looked particularly sharp in their regular season finale, a 35-14 road victory over the Miami Dolphins that clinched home-field advantage in the AFC, and they will enter Saturday’s divisional round matchup with the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium with almost […]

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Dabo Swinney says only one team has what it takes to beat Alabama

The end of the 2016 college football season arrives on Monday evening, with the highly anticipated rematch between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers. As usual, Alabama enters the game as the betting favorite in the game, by as many as seven points, and coach Nick Saban’s team is seen as the measuring […]

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Connor Cook will be Oakland Raiders’ Starting QB on Saturday

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Connor Cook, the Michigan State grad, will start at quarterback for the Raiders in Saturday’s AFC wild-card game at Houston, coach Jack Del Rio announced on Wednesday. “I’m just embracing the opportunity,” the rookie quarterback said. “Going to go out there and have fun, just let it all hang out. I’m obviously preparing […]

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