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  1. Fleming: 12 things about Week 1

    David Fleming

    Every Friday through the Super Bowl, David Fleming will check in with 12 things about the NFL. This week, he gives 12 things that won't suprise him during Week 1 of the NFL season. Fleming presents his huge upset pick (the Lions over the Bears). He ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 10, 2010
  2. NFL: Oakland Raiders No. 1 pick Darrius Heyward-Bey refuses to bo...

    Seth Wickersham

    Every few years, a team makes a draft pick the public hates. Darrius Heyward-Bey wears the mantle this time, but he seems to be coping well, writes Seth Wickersham.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2009
  3. Cowboys pick Demarcus Lawrence in 2nd

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The pick: Demarcus Lawrence, defensive end, Boise State My take: With many people upset the Dallas Cowboys did not help their defense in the first round Thursday, they made sure they got their guy in the second round by trading...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  4. Cowboys' time to focus on defense

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The defense-needy Dallas Cowboys opened the draft by selecting offensive lineman Zack Martin with the No. 16 pick in the first round. For all of those who were upset the Cowboys did not take QB Johnny Manziel, there were an equal ...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  5. Aliotti -- his fire and fun -- will be missed

    Ted Miller

    A few years ago, my wires got crossed even more than normal and I somehow ended up believing a homestanding but underdog Washington team just might beat Oregon. So I picked the Huskies to upset their hated rivals. It was a bad pick, and an Oregon per...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  6. Bucs intercept Matthew Stafford 4 times, win 3rd straight

    Matthew Stafford's fourth interception went in and out of Calvin Johnson's hands inside the Tampa Bay 5 in the final minute, allowing the Buccaneers to hold on for a 24-21 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 24, 2013
  7. Controlling Brady key for Steelers

    Scott Brown

    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Here are three keys to victory for the Steelers -- and three things that can't happen if they are to upset the Patriots at Gillette Stadium The Steelers will win if ... Tom Brady picks a different week to play like Tom Brady c...

    Blog | November 03, 2013
  8. Draft close-up: DT Sheldon Richardson

    Rich Cimini

    The rookie minicamp begins Friday, so we're catching you up with the Jets' draft picks: Player: Sheldon Richardson, first round School: Missouri Position: Defensive tackle Projected impact: Barring an upset, Richardson should be the openi...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  9. Weeden gets concussion against Steelers

    Jamison Hensley

    CLEVELAND -- It seems like the Browns quarterbacks can't get out of a Steelers game healthy. Rookie first-round pick Brandon Weeden suffered a concussion in Sunday's 20-14 upset win over Pittsburgh. It was just last December when Colt McCoy got a ...

    Blog | November 25, 2012
  10. AccuScore: Patriots beat Jets again

    James Walker

    The New York Jets (3-3) are technically in first place in the AFC East via tiebreakers. But that has not convinced AccuScore to pick New York to upset the New England Patriots (3-3) at Gillette Stadium. According to computer simulations, the reign...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  11. Colts would still get No. 1 pick at 2-14 staff

    If the Colts (2-13), who upset the Houston Texans on Thursday, lose their final regular-season game, they still will get the No. 1 overall pick in 2012 because of a strength-of-schedule tiebreaker. In Week 17, the Colts play at Jacksonville. The M...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  12. AccuScore: Dolphins fall to 0-8

    James Walker

    The Miami Dolphins played one of their best games of the season in Week 8. But that wasn't enough to convince AccuScore to pick the winless Dolphins to upset the Kansas City Chiefs. Despite coming off a short week, Kansas City (4-3) was picked to ...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  13. AccuScore picks Steelers over Patriots

    James Walker

    Who says the New England Patriots (5-1) are clear favorites over the Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2)? Despite many trends to the contrary -- including Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's mastery of Pittsburgh -- AccuScore picks the Steelers to upset New En...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  14. Thoughts on why Rams' Quinn not active

    Mike Sando

    The St. Louis Rams will be without tight end Michael Hoomanawanui for Week 1, no surprise given concerns over aggravating his calf injury. It's an upset, at least to me, that 2011 first-round draft pick Robert Quinn is also not active for the Rams...

    Blog | September 11, 2011
  15. Tony Romo impressed by Dez Bryant's effort

    Todd Archer

    SAN ANTONIO -- Normally after an interception, Tony Romo gets a little upset. After DeMarcus Ware surprised Romo by dropping back in coverage near the goal line in red zone drills to pick off a pass intended for Dez Bryant on Monday, however, Romo...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  16. Former coach lauds Von Miller

    Bill Williamson

    ENGLEWOOD, CO. -- Tim DeRuyter believes his lasting image of Von Miller exemplifies who the Denver Broncos' first-round pick truly is. It was moments after an upset win against visiting Nebraska in November. Ninety-thousand-plus fans flooded Texas...

    Blog | April 29, 2011