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Archive: September 6, 2009 - September 12, 2009

Depends on Degree

The time he misses will depend on the severity.

By Dr. A. Brion Gardner | September 11, 2009; 11:25 AM ET | Comments (0)

Ben Matters More

Troy is nice to have, Roethlisberger is irreplaceable.

By David Hill | September 11, 2009; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

QB Over Safety

Troy may be better at his position, but Ben's position is a lot more important.

By Rob Rang | September 11, 2009; 12:54 AM ET | Comments (0)

Big Ben, By a Hair

Polamalu is the beneficiary of the best front seven in football; Roethlisberger does what he does behind one of the worst offensive lines in football.

By Doug Farrar | September 11, 2009; 12:51 AM ET | Comments (2)

Bank on Big Ben

It was obvious last night that Ben Roethlisberger is more valuable to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

By Shawn Zobel | September 11, 2009; 12:49 AM ET | Comments (0)

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By Emil Steiner | September 9, 2009; 10:42 PM ET | Comments (0)

Death Not an Inherent Risk

Despite Carson Palmer's comments, I disagree 100 percent with the notion that death is an inherent risk in football.

By Roman Oben | September 9, 2009; 2:31 PM ET | Comments (2)

A Death Would Change Football

If a death were to occur it could result in a dramatic shift in NFL policy.

By Jason Maloni | September 9, 2009; 11:51 AM ET | Comments (3)

Isn't That Why We Watch?

We root for men from our city to beat men from your city into submission.

By Dan Levy | September 9, 2009; 11:19 AM ET | Comments (2)

Death Won't Kill NFL

In fact, if a player were to die on the field it might improve ratings

By Chris Richardson | September 9, 2009; 10:18 AM ET | Comments (0)

Expect a Football Fatality

I believe Palmer is right. One day the NFL will experience a death on the field

By Josh Kirkendall | September 9, 2009; 10:00 AM ET | Comments (2)

Gladiators Die

Nothing will change after a player dies on the field, other than the cache of having whiffed death.

By Adam Hoff | September 9, 2009; 8:37 AM ET | Comments (0)

Dying From Football

What kills and maims in football is just the underside of what makes NFL football the country's favorite spectator sport.

By Michael Oriard | September 9, 2009; 8:12 AM ET | Comments (0)

The Quick and the Dead

With the speed of today's players, it is not out of the realm of possibility that a death could happen in a game.

By Joe Reedy | September 9, 2009; 8:03 AM ET | Comments (0)

Football Kills, Deal With It

If they don't want to put their lives in danger, they can choose a different line of work.

By Larry Brown | September 9, 2009; 8:02 AM ET | Comments (0)

Play at Your Peril

I think the potential dangers of high blood pressure is the real killer in the NFL.

By Mackie Shilstone | September 9, 2009; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

New Rules to Stop Death

It's necessary to adjust the rules to compensate for the "athletic freaks" we see out on the field now.

By David Fucillo | September 9, 2009; 7:59 AM ET | Comments (0)

Reality Over Fantasy

I'm frequently asked which is more important, and I say it's not even close. I'd take a victory by my real team over a fantasy win any day.

By Gene Wang | September 8, 2009; 3:05 AM ET | Comments (1)

All The Same Faith

Fantasy football fans are merely a devoted sect of a larger religion, with no threat of overtaking interest in the NFL itself.

By Jim McCormick | September 7, 2009; 1:27 PM ET | Comments (0)

Blame Baseball

There's just about as much interest in fantasy football as there is in real football because of America's love for the individual.

By Doug Farrar | September 7, 2009; 1:10 PM ET | Comments (0)

Stay True to the Game

Hold true to your real team when it matters least, and you will cherish it that much more when it matters most.

By Emil Steiner | September 7, 2009; 12:54 PM ET | Comments (3)

Fantasy vs. Reality

Has fantasy football become more popular than the real thing? Vote now.

By Reader Poll | September 7, 2009; 12:53 PM ET | Comments (1)

This Ain't No Fantasy

Is fantasy football more popular than the NFL? Sure, in Nerdville.

By Brian Tarcy | September 7, 2009; 12:17 PM ET | Comments (1)

 
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