Tag: NFL

Suburban Metal Dad, Webcomics

Suburban Metal Dad #687: “Christmas Through a Child’s Eyes,” or “The Reason for the Season”

Click here for Ferris’ 2017 Christmas mix, “DXmas 24: Snow Lightning,” on Spotify. METAL DAD: THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE NOW....

Sad Cleveland Browns fans with paper bags on their heads

Football, Sports

Popdose Sports: The Five Stages of Grief for a Tortured Football Fan

It isn't easy being a fan of a lousy football team. But if you can recognize the stages of grief, maybe you can help. Or not....

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10 Yard Fight – Andrew Luck Has ColtsNation Feeling ChuckStrong!

The Indianapolis Colts are surprising football fans this season, thanks to a hotshot rookie QB and a show of strength for their coach....

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10 Yard Fight – Torrey Smith Outshines Ugly Referee Display

Throughout the ugliness of the officiating on Sunday night, Torrey Smith shined the brightest on a tragic day....

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10 Yard Fight – 2012-13 NFL Preview: Battle of the Birds

K-Daddy brings us his NFL preview. Better late than never....

Football, Sports

Al Davis is Dead / Al Davis Will Live Forever

For years, I’ve been saying to people that the Raiders won’t be great again until Al Davis is dead.  Even though that sounds...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “The Tillman Story”

The excellent documentary, "The Tillman Story" is on DVD and reviewed....

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Football, Sports

I Call Him SON OF GAMBLOR! Week 8 NFL Picks

Gamblor attempts to bounce back after its first losing week -- and for Halloween, we look at five NFL players and their monstrous...

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Football, Sports

Is Anyone Shocked — Shocked! — to Hear That About Brett Favre?

It doesn’t seem possible that Brett Favre could get more national exposure. But here we go … Those of us who work in the...

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Football, Sports

All Geeked Up: The Popdose NFL Preview

The 2010 kickoff is tonight, and Jeff Ash wants to know: are you ready for some football?...

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Football, Sports

I Call Him Gamblor: Season Summary

There’s an ancient roulette scheme that’s probably about two hours older than the game itself. It’s a strategy known as...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Superbowl XLIV

Gamblor was correct in both of the games last week, going 2-0, but unfortunately it wasn’t confident enough in either pick to wager...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Conference Championships

Gamblor had a quiet week last week, going 2-2 for a small loss of $31.  The computer, like many bettors, anticipated that Arizona would...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Divisional Playoffs

Gamblor finally scored a big victory against Green Bay last week and had an incredible week overall, going 3-1 with a truly amazing...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Wild Card Weekend

Gamblor finished its season in style, making the second-largest number of weighted picks in its entire 14-year (theoretical) history and...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 17 (updated)

The spread for the Buffalo game is -8.5.  Yeah.  A 5-10 team is an 8.5 point favorite over a 14-1 one.  So of course Gamblor thinks this...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 16

The computer had a nice week last week, going 9-6-1 against the spread.  Well, it was almost nice.  If I hadn’t dropped $340 on...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 15

Fucking hell.  I need to keep reminding myself that in the long run this program has actually still made money for me.  But another...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 14 (updated)

UPDATE:  Hooray!  Gamblor got off to a great start this week, nailing its second-largest bet as Cleveland dropped Pittsburgh last...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 13 (updated)

UPDATE:  The line in the Arizona game finally got posted – the Vikings are favorites by 3 points.  Whisenhunt says that who’s...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 12 (updated x2)

UPDATE:  Both Gamblor and I are off to a good start this week, as my own picks are 2-1 and Gamblor hit the bigger of its two bets (on...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 11 (updated x2)

Along with all your picks for Week 11's NFL action, Zack Dennis counts down the worst coaching mistakes in football history. Hey, is that...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 10 (updated x2)

UPDATE 2:  The half-point movement in the Monday night game has convinced Gamblor to put down a small ($5.12) hedge bet on the Cleveland...

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Football, Sports

I call him GAMBLOR! (Part 3)

On the cusp of Week 10 in the 2009 NFL season, Zack Dennis pauses to reflect on the performance of his game-calling supercomputer, Gamblor....

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 9

You’re in the wrong place – the picks for Week 9 of 2010 will be posted HERE on Thursday morning. You really should go read...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks Week 8 (updated)

UPDATE:  The Giants line continues to see wild movement – it has shifted all the way to +1 and now the Eagles are considered...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 8

Fantasy football has been described as "Dungeons & Dragons for jocks," so in the spirit of Halloween, Shi Ne (a.k.a. the Sports Report...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 7 (updated)

Zack Dennis has punched the buttons and shifted the levers on his trusty supercomputer Gamblor, and is here to tell us who will win and...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 6

– WELCOME!  If you’re here looking for the picks from Week 6 in 2009, you’ve come to the right place.  But you’re...

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Football, Sports

NFL Picks: Week 5 (updated)

Zack Dennis is here with all your picks for Week 5 NFL action -- purely for entertainment purposes, of course....