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Archive: December 28, 2008 - January 3, 2009

Chad's Still Playing, Isn't He?

Brett Favre is at home, presumably hosting a touch football game wearing a pair of dungarees, while Pennington is hosting an actual NFL playoff game. So yes, he's a playoff-caliber quarterback.

By Dan Levy | January 1, 2009; 2:03 PM ET | Comments (1)

Weak Arm, Strong Decisions

Miami's system emphasizes Pennington's strengths: accuracy, decision making and leadership.

By Gene Wang | January 1, 2009; 12:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

He's Mistake-Proof

Pennington's mistake-proof, as any Bill Parcells quarterback needs to be. While Bret Favre was slopping stuff all over the place last week, Chad was crisp and cool, taking the ball down the field.

By Doug Farrar | January 1, 2009; 10:05 AM ET | Comments (1)

December 31st Winner: MIDAS 20874

Norv may not be enshrined in Canton after his career is over. But no one should doubt his offensive mind.

By TOP COMMENTER | December 31, 2008; 1:22 PM ET | Comments (0)

Westbrook Coast Offense

Adrian Peterson is gearing up for his first playoff appearance in the NFL. Let's hope for his sake he doesn't fumble it away.

By Zach Leibowitz | December 31, 2008; 6:07 AM ET | Comments (0)

It's All About Touches

The Eagles can win this game without Westbrook. If Peterson doesn't get on track, it'll be a long day - All Day - for the Vikes.

By Dan Levy | December 30, 2008; 8:20 PM ET | Comments (0)

Give Norv a Break

Mention the name Norv Turner around these parts -- and by that I mean the Washington-metropolitan area -- and you're likely to get vitriolic reaction. Turner spent nearly two full seasons coaching the Redskins, and most of it was tumultuous....

By Gene Wang | December 30, 2008; 12:54 PM ET | Comments (2)

It's Norv's Team Now

In taking the Chargers back to the playoffs after some tough obstacles, he's made it his team

By Doug Farrar | December 30, 2008; 11:29 AM ET | Comments (0)

Norv Turning Around

Norv Turner isn't that different than Tony Dungy once was -- on thin ice until he wins a Super Bowl.

By Zach Leibowitz | December 30, 2008; 7:29 AM ET | Comments (0)

Good Job, Norv

Bad breaks, not bad coaching, got San Diego in trouble.

By Jon DeNunzio | December 30, 2008; 7:24 AM ET | Comments (0)


Cards passing more dangerous, but their defense will let them down.

By Zach Leibowitz | December 29, 2008; 8:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

Falcons, Pass to Run

This will be a road game for the Falcons, but they have what it takes to end the Cardinals' season much more than Arizona looks like a playoff winner.

By Doug Farrar | December 29, 2008; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Falcons: Vulnerable Through the Air?

Cutler and Brees beat Atlanta, so why not Warner?

By Jon DeNunzio | December 29, 2008; 7:57 AM ET | Comments (0)

Running It Up

Turner is the reason why Atlanta will beat Arizona on Saturday.

By Gene Wang | December 29, 2008; 7:42 AM ET | Comments (0)

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