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  1. Eagles have fallen into Vikings trap before

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- Those who think there is no risk of the Eagles falling into a trap game against the Vikings in December should go back to 2010, when the Eagles fell into a trap game against the Vikings in December. The Eagles were 10-4. Michael Vi...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  2. NFL Nation Buzz: New Orleans Saints

    ESPN.com staff

    Saints reporter Mike Triplett says the Week 15 matchup with St. Louis doesn't have the feel of a trap game, not with the No. 2 seed in the NFC still there for the taking....

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  3. Saints plan to stay on the gas pedal

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- This one has "trap game" written all over it, right? Not if you ask the New Orleans Saints. Not at this stage of the season. The Saints (10-3) will play on the road next Sunday afternoon against the St. Louis Rams (5-8) -- the ...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  4. Falcons rivalry still matters to Saints

    Mike Triplett

    In theory, you could wonder if tonight's game against the 2-8 Atlanta Falcons could be considered a "trap game" for the New Orleans Saints (8-2). It comes sandwiched between an emotional win over the San Francisco 49ers and a looming showdown against...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  5. Cardinals don't see Jaguars as trap game

    Josh Weinfuss

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- To Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson, trap games don't exist. They're a figment of the media's imagination, another story line with another headline. It doesn't matter to Johnson or anyone else in the Cardinals' locker roo...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  6. Buffalo's stadium haunted for KC

    Adam Teicher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- I addressed the issue of trap game regarding the Kansas City Chiefs last week and I haven't changed my mind. I still believe that if the 3-5 Bills are to beat the 8-0 Chiefs on Sunday in Buffalo, it will be because they earned it ...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  7. NC State a trap game for Florida State?

    Katie Sharp

    Getty Images, AP PhotosJameis Winston (left) will try to succeed where E.J. Manuel (middle) and Christian Ponder (right) failed. On Saturday, Florida State had arguably the best win of any team this season, routing then-No. 3 Clemson 51-14. The Semi...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  8. Chat wrap: BU/OU, Daje, trap game for TTU?

    Brandon Chatmon

    Thanks for all of your questions during my chat. You can read the full transcript here. Joy (Arkansas) Based on performances to date, who is the better team, Baylor or Oklahoma? Brandon ChatmonOU gets the edge thanks to its road win at Notre Da...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  9. Iowa State a real trap game for Texas

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- This is a trap game. But in fairness, so are most Big 12 games this season. Let's lay out all the reasons why Iowa State can beat Texas on Thursday (6:30 p.m. CT, ESPN). It's an exercise that's easier than expected. Assume that...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  10. Dominant Inter denied by Cagliari

    David Wilson

    Cagliari and Inter drew 1-1 on Sunday in a game that played out much like I had expected in the preview I wrote on Saturday. This was the ultimate trap game, coming between top four battles against Fiorentina and Roma, and one that I expected to be a...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  11. Inter look to avoid letdown at Cagliari

    David Wilson

    Inter travel to Cagliari on Sunday in what is the ultimate trap game. Coming between top four battles against Fiorentina and Roma, it would be easy for Inter to take Cagliari lightly. But they should do that at their peril. Inter have not won at C...

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  12. Indianapolis Colts using mousetraps as a reminder ahead of game a...

    Mike Wells

    The Indianapolis Colts are taking their desire to avoid having a letdown against the winless Jacksonville Jaguars this weekend to another level.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  13. Eagles: Stray thoughts for a Saturday

    Phil Sheridan

    Just some stray thoughts as the Philadelphia Eagles prepare for their home opener against the San Diego Chargers Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field: Could this be a trap game? Chip Kelly dismissed the notion the other day, saying his team would ...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  14. What we learned: FSU 41, Pitt 13

    David M. Hale

    Remember the talk before Monday night about the overhyped quarterback and the obvious trap game circumstances in Pittsburgh? That talk didn't last long. Here's what we learned about Florida State in Week 1 instead ... Believe the hype: Before it's...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  15. Grantland Reality Fantasy League: Marlon Switch-Hits for the Cycl...

    David Jacoby

    What looked like a light week in the GRTFL schedule turned into a trap game: Sure, The Bachelorette ground to a near-halt with the "Men Tell All" special, but The Challenge hit with the force of 1,000 sharknados. This week's episode featured hetero a...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  16. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    T.J. Simers of the Los Angeles Times: The Clippers' streak ends this week. Look at the schedule. It begins with a trap game against Utah on Sunday night, a game in Denver on Tuesday where the Nuggets are 9-1, a trap game the next night at Golden Stat...

    Blog | December 31, 2012