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  1. Mike Ditka on the Instant Replay Game: 'This was a homer deal'

    Rob Demovsky

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- At the end of Jeremy Schaap's "Sunday NFL Countdown" piece on the Nov. 5, 1989 game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field -- aka "The Instant Replay Game" -- Don Majkowski had a message for Mike Ditka. ...

    Blog | November 09, 2014
  2. Mailbag: On Gabbert vs. Henne

    Paul Kuharsky

    Rick in Jacksonville writes: How is Blaine Gabbert outplaying Chad Henne when he can't even hold onto the ball and is running into his own lineman? You are a real homer for Gabbert buddy. Just shows how little you understand football. Anyone with any...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  3. Kiper: Steelers, Bengals among winners

    Jamison Hensley

    The AFC North had a strong start to the NFL draft. That's not the AFC North homer in me saying that. ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. named three teams as winners in the first round, and two of them came from this division: the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincin...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  4. Friday Forecast: Divisional predictions

    Jamison Hensley

    So, I went 1-1 in last week's wild-card games. Guess I shouldn't have been such an AFC North homer. Let's see how I fare in Saturday's AFC divisional playoff game: Denver Broncos 23, Baltimore Ravens 20: This will be closer than what people think....

    Blog | January 11, 2013
  5. Friday Forecast: Week 14 predictions

    Jamison Hensley

    Three AFC North teams are at home this week, and the Ravens only have to take a short bus ride down the interstate to play at the Redskins. While this may be the division homer in me, I feel a perfect Sunday for the AFC North. Let's see if the divisi...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  6. AFC East Homer of the Week

    James Walker

    You would think our community is humbled by the overall poor play in the AFC East. Even New England Patriots fans have little to brag about this week after edging the lowly Buffalo Bills at home. But there are always big-time homers who won't face...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  7. Friday Forecast: Week 10 predictions

    Jamison Hensley

    When I predicted that the Ravens would beat the Browns by 11 points last week, I received notes in the mailbag calling me "idiot," "homer," and "delusional." It's funny how none of those same people wrote me after the Ravens beat the Browns by 10 poi...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  8. AFC East Homer of the Week

    James Walker

    We haven't done this in a while. But we got this classic recently in our AFC East inbox after ranking the Miami Dolphins second behind the New England Patriots in our division Power Rankings. Enjoy John from Auburn Hills, Mich., writes: Like al...

    Blog | November 03, 2012
  9. NFL Power Rankings: AFC North reaction

    Jamison Hensley

    The AFC North has two teams in the top 10 in the latest Power Rankings. Unfortunately, the division also has the worst-ranked team in the league, the Cleveland Browns. Being the homer that I am, I ranked the AFC North teams higher than th...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  10. AFC East Homer of the Week

    James Walker

    The 2012 regular season is finally upon us. You know what that means? It means the AFC East homers are coming out to flex their fandom. Nearly every team in the NFL is 0-0. The Dallas Cowboys (1-0) beat the New York Giants (0-1) on Wednesday ni...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  11. AFC East Homer of the Week

    James Walker

    It's baaaaaack! The 2012 regular season is just a few weeks away. Therefore, homer comments are starting to be more prevalent. We found this classic Buffalo Bills homer comment and decided this was worthy of being our latest "Homer of the Week....

    Blog | August 18, 2012
  12. AFC East Homer of the Week

    James Walker

    NFL training camps are just around the corner. Therefore, homers are starting to come out of their offseason slumber. Our most recent AFC East "Homer of the Week" is a Miami Dolphins fan. Enjoy. John G. from Charleston, SC, writes: Prediction ...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  13. AFC East Homer of the Week

    James Walker

    We haven't done this in a while. But we have found our latest AFC East "Homer of the Week." Enjoy. Ken from Montreal writes: Projections for the upcoming season: Stevie Johnson is second best in the AFC East with 1,250 yards. Fred Jackson is be...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  14. Fantasy focus: Beware of AFC East QBs

    James Walker

    Fantasy football is gearing up around the country, and draftniks are studying up on all the latest information to build their championship-caliber teams. In the AFC East, I have one message for our community on draft day: Don't be a homer and sele...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  15. Leon Hall: 'We want to be the best defense'

    Jamison Hensley

    Bengals cornerback Leon Hall didn't shy away from the defense's goal for this season. "We want to be the best defense in the league," Hall told 1530 Homer in Cincinnati, via "We don't have a number for how many yards or...

    Blog | June 24, 2012
  16. Poll: Second place in AFC East

    James Walker

    Anything can happen in the NFL. There are surprises, injuries, etc. that can change the annual landscape. However, let's be honest: Only the biggest AFC East homers would pick against the reigning AFC champion New England Patriots winning the divi...

    Blog | May 09, 2012