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Archive: October 25, 2009 - October 31, 2009

Snyder Makeover

It's time for Vinny and Danny to go on a Charm Offensive.

By Leonard Shapiro | October 30, 2009; 8:16 PM ET | Comments (4)

About Fear, Not Free Speech

A strong leader would invite criticism, not try to quash it, because a strong leader can withstand criticism.

By Michael Kun | October 30, 2009; 11:32 AM ET | Comments (2)

Snyder Knows Best

Snyder purchased the Redskins for a cool $800 million. For that reason alone, he can ban what he wants to ban at FedEx.

By Jason Maloni | October 30, 2009; 11:01 AM ET | Comments (11)

His House, His Rules

Dan Snyder doesn't want to see your complaints, so either boycott FedEx or shut the hell up!

By Chris Richardson | October 30, 2009; 10:11 AM ET | Comments (9)

Censorship at FedEx

Redskins' management, like the product on the field, has gone from bad to worse.

By Michael Wilbon | October 30, 2009; 8:45 AM ET | Comments (6)

Snyder Has Gone Too Far

Daniel Snyder has become the George Steinbrenner of the NFL

By Doug Farrar | October 30, 2009; 8:38 AM ET | Comments (4)

Violation of Fandom

Banning signs, rips the owner-fan covenant into a million little shreds, then stomps on it with muddy boots, and then feeds it to some ravenous donkey.

By Dan Steinberg | October 30, 2009; 8:35 AM ET | Comments (6)

Snyder Is Wrong

Snyder is in the wrong here. If he doesn't want fans trashing on the team, then he needs to put a better product on the field.

By Anthony Stalter | October 30, 2009; 8:28 AM ET | Comments (8)

Protect for the Future

Without great hits, the NFL game would just be mediocre at best, so we need to equip players with better armor.

By Mackie Shilstone | October 29, 2009; 12:11 AM ET | Comments (0)

Players' Choice

If the NFL were to continue to soften the rules I can guarantee you they will lose a part of their audience.

By Robert Littal | October 28, 2009; 3:30 PM ET | Comments (3)

My Fault

Take a survey of how sports is marketed and you will find violence.

By Brian Tarcy | October 28, 2009; 10:13 AM ET | Comments (0)

Don't Need Concussions

Rule modifications and equipment modifications won't make football worse -- the heightened interest in head injuries will lead to a better product on the field.

By Dr. A. Brion Gardner | October 28, 2009; 9:38 AM ET | Comments (1)

Let the Hearings Begin

Is the future of the NFL at stake in these hearings? Absolutely. Violence is not incidental but fundamental to the appeal of the game.

By Michael Oriard | October 28, 2009; 7:46 AM ET | Comments (5)

Fans Must Fight Back

Stand up loudly against the mistreatment of old NFL heroes. Only until you protest, will changes be made.

By Brent Boyd | October 28, 2009; 6:55 AM ET | Comments (2)

Football Hurts

The only way to end concussions in the NFL is to shut down the league.

By Dave Goldberg | October 28, 2009; 6:21 AM ET | Comments (8)

Modern Gladiators

It's hard to imagine a Hank Williams Jr's: "Are you ready for some Flag Football? "

By Dr. Matthew Prowler | October 28, 2009; 6:10 AM ET | Comments (5)

Call me an NFL Rubbernecker

So we watch for big hits? Players know what they are getting themselves into when they strap on a helmet.

By Dan Levy | October 28, 2009; 6:07 AM ET | Comments (8)

Leadership Needed From 280 Park Ave

Only by showing leadership can the NFL win this one. In sports, as in business, sometimes that's a tall order.

By Jason Maloni | October 28, 2009; 6:04 AM ET | Comments (0)

CTE is a real risk for football players

The NFL is getting more pressure than in the past from the players' union

By Les Carpenter | October 28, 2009; 12:02 AM ET | Comments (0)

It Looks Pretty Even At This Stage

Top to bottom, the AFC is probably the better conference but it isn't dominant.

By Dan Levy | October 26, 2009; 2:37 PM ET | Comments (0)

Blame Andy Reid

Reid and Donovan McNabb destabilized the entire NFL with their inability to beat a bad team.

By Sean McCann | October 26, 2009; 2:34 PM ET | Comments (0)

Super Bowl in January, Not October

If we have learned anything over the past few seasons, it is that the beginning of the year means very little.

By Rob Rang | October 26, 2009; 12:07 PM ET | Comments (0)

AFC the Cream

There's no doubt that the AFC is the better conference.

By Shawn Zobel | October 26, 2009; 11:45 AM ET | Comments (2)

NFC Down, Not Out

Don't fret, the NFC is in good hands.

By Sean Moroney | October 26, 2009; 10:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

NFC Still Supreme

AFC Dominance? You can't be serious.

By Dave Goldberg | October 26, 2009; 9:38 AM ET | Comments (3)

Too Early to Tell

It's best to wait and see how the season plays out before judging the superiority of this or that conference.

By Doug Farrar | October 26, 2009; 9:28 AM ET | Comments (0)

Does the NFC Stand a Chance?

Does the NFC stand a chance in 2009, or is the AFC too stacked with talent? Vote now.

By Reader Poll | October 26, 2009; 9:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

 
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