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Conference Title Games, NFL, Football

NFL 2021-2022 Conference Title Games Preview and Bettor’s Guide

LOS ANGELES, January 24, 2022 — All four Divisional playoff games came down to the final play. Three underdog road teams won and the fourth nearly did as home field advantage evaporated last weekend.  The Conference Title Games are set. Both games will be played on Sunday, January 30, 2022. AFC Title Game: Cincinnati Bengals ...

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NFL 2021-2022 AFC Playoff Permutations and Combinations: The Chiefs…

LOS ANGELES, January 4, 2022 — The first 17 weeks of the 2021 NFL regular season are in the history books. In past years, this would mean the end of the regular season. Yet for the first time ever, Week 18 is here. Each team now plays 17 regular-season games instead of 16. This week ...

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NFL 2021-2022 NFC Playoff Permutations and Combinations

LOS ANGELES — The first 17 weeks of the 2021 NFL regular season are in the history books. In past years, this would mean the end of the regular season. Yet for the first time ever, Week 18 is here. Each team now plays 17 regular-season games instead of 16. This week football jargon not ...

John Madden, Madden

John Madden, April 10, 1936 – December 28, 2021, is Football

LOS ANGELES, December 29, 2021 — There is absolutely football in heaven. Heaven would not be heaven without football. This coming Sunday, God’s biggest and best television studio in the sky will have its best broadcasting team calling the games. John Madden (April 10, 1936 – December 28, 2021) has finally been reunited with Pat ...

Christmas, Football, NFL

NFL Week 16 Preview and Bettor’s Guide: The joy of Christmas football!

LOS ANGELES, December 22, 2021 — Three weeks ago Jewish football fans celebrated Hanukkah by lighting Menorahs and watching football. We spun dreidels and watched football. We ate potato pancakes and watched football. Now the Christians have their turn. With Christmas approaching, there is only one thing to do for Christian football fans on Christmas ...

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NFL 2021 Week 15 Preview and Bettor’s Guide: Letting the Big Dogs Out

DELRAY BEACH, Florida, December 15, 2021 — In September, all 32 NFL teams are like little puppies with dreams in their eyes. This is December. Put the NFL puppies to bed. December brings the words of John Randle and Mike Singletary that ring as true as a quarterback getting his bell rung. “This is when ...

NFL, Football, Bettors, Preview, Guide

NFL 2021 Week 14 Preview and Bettor’s Guide: Big Dogs are sleeping

DELRAY BEACH, Florida — Normally Week 14 of the NFL season is when the big dogs come out. Yet that was in the era of 17 week seasons with 16 games. 2021 is the first season with 18 weeks of football where each team plays 17 games. The big dogs will come out next week. ...

Bettors Guide, Football, Preview, Bears, Cardinals

NFL 2021 Week 13 Preview and Bettor’s Guide: Cardinals vs. Bears

LOS ANGELES, December 1, 2021 — Of all the games on the first NFL Sunday in December, the Arizona Cardinals taking on the Chicago Bears is not the most compelling. The Cardinals at 9-2 have the best record in the NFL. The 4-7 Bears snapped a five-game losing streak by defeating winless Detroit on the ...

NFL, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah

NFL 2021 Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Week 12 Preview and Bettor’s Guide

LOS ANGELES, November 24, 2021 — Thanksgiving is a time when all Americans can gather together with loved ones for turkey, stuffing, and most importantly for letterheads, football. For Jewish football fans, this is a very special week on the gridiron. The first games are played on Thanksgiving Day, while the Sunday night game is ...

Thanksgiving, Six Steps to retain normalcy

Six steps everyone should take to return to normalcy this Thanksgiving

LOS ANGELES, November 24, 2021 — After months of isolation spent honing our political and social beliefs, many Americans are worried about contentious Thanksgiving dinners with relatives. Politics ruins everything it touches. Social justice warriors ruin everything else. Those who refuse to shut up about their personal beliefs are the cause of this ruin. It ...

Week 11, NFL, Bettors Guide, Preview

NFL Week 11 Preview and Bettor’s Guide: Its not age, but the fight within

LOS ANGELES, November 17, 2021 — The world constantly tells us all that life is a young man’s game. Advertisers cater to the youth. The beauty industry creates billions of dollars selling the fountain of youth to the old and desperate. Yet in professional sports, youth does not always triumph. Last year’s Super Bowl featured ...

NFL 2021 Week 10, NFL, Henry Rugg, Football, Bettors Guide

NFL Week 9 Preview and Bettor’s Guide: Henry Ruggs’s nightmare

SHREVEPORT, Louisiana, Tuesday, November 2, 2021 — Football is not life and death. Football is a game. When former Cleveland Browns coach Sam Rutigliano was asked if a 1980 playoff loss to the Oakland Raiders was hard to accept, he replied, “Death is hard to accept. Everything else is an inconvenience.” Six months earlier, Coach ...

Al Davis, Raiders, Preview and Bettors Guide

NFL 2021 Week 6 Preview & Bettors Guide: Al Davis and a better Raiders

LOS ANGELES, October 14, 2021 — 10 years ago, Raiders owner Al Davis died. Coach Hue Jackson rallied the team. The Raiders produced an epic and inspiring road win for the ages. 10 years later, the Raider Nation has taken another gut punch. Jon Gruden is not dead, but he is gone. (Cancel Culture gets ...

Gruden, Football, Raiders, NFL, Cancel Culture

Cancel Culture gets Raiders coach Jon Gruden for thinking mean thoughts

LOS ANGELES, October 11, 2021 — The 8th day of October was supposed to be a celebration for the Raider Nation. The 10th anniversary of the death of owner and coach Al Davis was supposed to fire up the Silver and Black fans around the world. Instead, the NFL and the Raiders were rocked by ...

NFL, Week 5, Cardinals, 49ers, Bettors, Preview, Guide

2021 Week 5 Preview and Bettor’s Guide: A silly NFL season

LOS ANGELES, October 6, 2021 — The Arizona Cardinals are for real. That sentence itself seems silly. Born in 1899, this franchise has been the model of futility. They moved from Chicago to St. Louis before relocating to Phoenix. They have endured mostly losing seasons. The last time they started 4-0 in 2012, they finished ...

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NFL Week 3 preview: Will Raiders continue their 2-0 streak?

LOS ANGELES, September 23, 2021 — One of the biggest surprises of the 2021 NFL season has been the Raiders. They are 2-0, with both wins coming against very good teams. The Silver and Black survived a harrowing Monday night opener against Baltimore. Then overcoming a 14-0 deficit and won an overtime thriller for the ...

Nassib, NFL, Raiders, Gay

Carl Nassib is a winning member of the Raiders who happens to be gay

LOS ANGELES, September 14, 2021 — A few weeks ago, Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib became the first active NFL player to announce that he is gay. The reaction to Mr. Nassib’s announcement was met with mostly positive responses. The NFL embraced him. The fans were happy for him. And on September 13th ...