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  1. Hall of Very Good an interesting club

    Tim Graham

    When a debate over whether or not an accomplished player belongs in the Hall of Fame ensues, the cynic almost inevitably will say something along the lines of "Well, if there was a such thing as a Hall of Very Good, he'd be in it. But not the Hall of...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  2. Pick one: Burress, Moss, Ochocinco or T.O.

    Tim Graham

    In ESPN.com's latest "Hot Button" debate, senior writer John Clayton and Scouts Inc. analyst Matt Williamson stated the case for which controversial receiver would be worth the risk in 2011: Plaxico Burress, Randy Moss, Chad Ochocinco or Terrell Owen...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  3. Moss to Jets a good idea or a bad idea?

    Tim Graham

    In an ESPNNewYork.com "Hot Button" debate, reporters Rich Cimini and Jane McManus took sides on whether the New York Jets should pursue receiver Randy Moss for 2011. McManus wrote: The popping off, the reality shows, possible mug shots -- it coul...

    Blog | May 24, 2011
  4. Power Rankings: Top 10 NFL owners

    Tim Graham

    There wasn't a whole lot of room for debate at the top. ESPN.com took its positional Power Rankings series off the field and into the boardroom to rate the owners. None of them are popular fellows these days, but for the purposes of this project, ...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  5. Power Rankings: Top 10 NFL owners

    Tim Graham

    There wasn't a whole lot of room for debate at the top. ESPN.com took its positional Power Rankings series off the field and into the boardroom to rate the owners. None of them are popular fellows these days, but for the purposes of this project, ...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  6. Should Patriots trade up, down or out?

    Tim Graham

    Should the New England Patriots trade up, trade down or stay put with their bushel of draft picks? ESPNBoston.com reporter Mike Reiss and senior writer John Clayton presented the possibilities in a Patriots draft "Hot Button" debate on the regiona...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  7. Darrelle Revis relishes Dolphins rivalry

    Tim Graham

    Of the recurrent debates that take place in the AFC East blog comments, one of the more entertaining occurs when New York Jets and Miami Dolphins fans chirp about their head-to-head matchups. Jets fans gloat because they've been to the AFC Champio...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  8. Another look at Dolphins and Bills as peers

    Tim Graham

    Buffalo Bills coach Chan Gailey apparently struck a nerve with Miami Dolphins fans. Gailey made some comments Tuesday that suggested the Bills and Dolphins were equals. The blog I wrote about it generated nearly 200 comments of passionate debate. ...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  9. Video: Dialogue on Cam Newton criticism

    Tim Graham

    On the "First Take" debate desk, ESPN's Jemele Hill and Skip Bayless discuss Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon's declaration that Auburn quarterback Cam Newton has been the victim of racially motivated criticism....

    Blog | April 02, 2011
  10. Is Rex Ryan an overrated coach?

    Tim Graham

    ESPN.com kicked off a series of "Hot Button" debates Monday with a question that should get AFC East readers fired up: Is Rex Ryan an overrated coach? Certainly, he has been successful with the New York Jets, taking them to the AFC Championship...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  11. Steve Johnson: 'I'm with Fitz 100 percent'

    Tim Graham

    The big Buffalo Bills debate these days is whether they should select a quarterback with the third overall draft choice or make a long-term commitment to Ryan Fitzpatrick. The Bills are closely scrutinizing this year's quarterback class. They will...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  12. Revisiting Cam Wake and the DPOY debate

    Tim Graham

    A couple days ago, I asked whether or not Miami Dolphins outside linebacker Cameron Wake was slighted because he didn't receive any votes for the Associated Press 2010 Defensive Player of the Year Award. In the comments section underneath, the dis...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  13. '72 Dolphins greatest team, '04 Pats eighth

    Tim Graham

    It's hard to argue with perfection. The 1972 Miami Dolphins have been selected the greatest NFL team in "The Great Sports Debates," a series that celebrates 125 years of The Sporting News. The 2007 New England Patriots went from almost certainl...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  14. Rex Ryan says Tom Brady a propped up QB

    Tim Graham

    After the season Tom Brady turned in for the New England Patriots, there's little debate who should be the MVP. New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan still views Peyton Manning as the ultimate quarterback. In discussing what makes Manning so great,...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  15. Wes Welker doesn't want to take a knee

    Tim Graham

    A year ago, Wes Welker became Exhibit A in the debate on whether a playoff-bound team should rest its star players for virtually meaningless games at the end of the regular season. The star New England Patriots slot receiver ripped up his left kne...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  16. Video: Did Brett Favre get off too lightly?

    Tim Graham

    The NFL didn't punish Brett Favre beyond a $50,000 fine for lack of cooperation in the investigation over inappropriate contact with in-game hostess Jenn Sterger when they were with the New York Jets in 2008. That was a topic for debate on ESPN's ...

    Blog | December 30, 2010