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    NFL Backed Into a Corner?

    On October 21, 2010 By

    Has the NFL backed itself into a corner after laying down the law with the fines and throwing out the possibility of handing out suspensions?Especially after not coming out and saying definitively of the three big hits over the weekend which one(s) were deemed excessive.

    The guys in New York have the clicker at their [...]

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      Looking at the Hits

      On October 20, 2010 By

      If you look at all three hits that got fined by the NFL, it goes like this in my humble opinion.

      Brandon Meriweather on Todd Heap. Should be penalized and fined. A possible suspension because it had all the elements involved. Defenseless receiver, launching and leading with the helmet. Bill Belicheck sat Brandon’s butt on the bench for [...]

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        I’m all for player safety. I mean who isn’t? I’m also for staying true to the integrity of the game. There is an element of danger that the game brings with it. So does Boxing, Nascar and Hockey among other sports where athletes put it on the line and push the edge. When you sign your name to the [...]

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        Head and Brain injuries as you know is a common topic on this web site. Very serious and very RIGHT now. We see it week after week in the NFL and is is becoming more prevalent and damaging in all sports and in the military. We continue our coverage on recent developments in the research and progress being made in this near and dear area. Today we podcast about a recent ESPN.com article noting that more “Athletes are donating brains for injury study.”

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        I know it is Browns week but I couldn’t help talking about the Bengal brothers. TO and Ocho. Also, we had a bye week last week so no Bonehead but we come back strong this week with one big bonehead.

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          Browns Head Coach Eric Mangini sounded like he might be doing Halloween a little early and “whistling past the graveyard” while dispensing info on who will take a stab at quarterbacking the Browns when they travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Steelers.

          “I don’t think I’ve ever been on a team that’s started a rookie [...]

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            “Now is the winter of our discontent”

            The opening words of Bill Shakespeare’s play “Richard lll” might well be the same verbage opined by the once New England malignant Moss-man as in Randy, who’s now currently (temporarily?) employed by the Minnesota Vikings. Of course, the look on the collective faces of the media attending to Randy’s [...]

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            It is week three of “The Bonies” Craig’s boneheads of the week. We pick two a week and at the end of the year will crown the “Bonehead of the Year.”

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            An end of week wrapup featuring a mixed bag of buzzing sports topics.

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            Welcome to the first week of the inaugural Craig Wolfley NFL Bonehead Plays of the Week, now officially known as “The Bonies” (Logo and Trophy to come).

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            A little mix of news, entertainment and sports this week as Craig peruses the news.

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