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Willie McGinest: If we cheated, it would have been a blowout

Willie McGinest: If we cheated, it would have been a blowout

profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Updated Jan 30, 2013
Marshall Faulk woke up some sleeping dogs this week by saying that he’d never get over feeling like he and the Rams were cheated out of a Super Bowl XXXVI win by the Patriots. Faulk’s argument hinges on adjustments that the Patriots defense made to ne
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  • Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 17-20

    Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 17-20

    ESPN.com Jan 30, 2013
    The AFC East blog continues its rankings of the top 40 players currently in the division. Here are Nos. 17-20: Johnson No. 20: Steve Johnson, WR, Buffalo Bills 2012 stats: 79 receptions, 1,046 yards, six touchdowns Analysis: Johnson quietly put together…
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  • Previewing AFC East's Hall of Fame chances

    Previewing AFC East's Hall of Fame chances

    ESPN.com Jan 30, 2013
    The 2013 Hall of Fame class will be determined Saturday in New Orleans. Every year during Super Bowl week, NFL writers from around the country vote on the very best eligible players. There are two people with AFC East ties on this year’s list of 15 mode
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  • Homegrown or imported, 49ers deep in talent

    Homegrown or imported, 49ers deep in talent

    CNNSI.com Jan 30, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- The Cain and Abel coaching sub-plot in this year's Super Bowl is undeniably the most irresistible in NFL history, but it's still the playing talent that decides championships in football, and that's where the San Francisco 49ers have almo…
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  • Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 21-24

    Walker's Fab 40: Nos. 21-24

    ESPN.com Jan 30, 2013
    The AFC East blog continues its second annual "Walker’s Fab 40," where we rank the top players in the division. Here are Nos. 21-24: No. 24: Muhammad Wilkerson, DE, New York Jets 2012 stats: 70 tackles, five sacks, three forced fumbles Analysis: Wilkers
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  • Ray Lewis forgives Wes Welker’s wife: ‘People just make mistake…

    Ray Lewis forgives Wes Welker’s wife: ‘People just make mistakes and say foolish things sometimes’

    yahoo.com Jan 30, 2013
    Because we know you were wondering where the Ray Lewis-Wes Welker's wife feud stood, we're happy to report all is forgiven. The Baltimore Ravens linebacker this week said he forgave Anna Burns Welker, the wife of the New England Patriots receiver who ha…
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  • Video - Reiss' P.A.T. 05:31

    Reiss' P.A.T.

    Jan 30
    In this week's edition of P.A.T., Mike Reiss is joined by Field Yates and Mike Rodak as they look ahead to the futures of Aqib Talib and Wes Welker with the Patriots.
  • Video - Marshall Faulk Feels Cheated 02:50

    Marshall Faulk Feels Cheated

    Jan 30
    Ron Jaworski and Mark Schlereth discuss Marshall Faulk's comments about the Rams Super Bowl loss to the Patriots.
  • Video - Blame Tannenbaum For Tebow Debacle? 05:19

    Blame Tannenbaum For Tebow Debacle?

    Jan 30
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss whether Mike Tannenbaum is to blame for how badly things worked out with Tim Tebow.

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  • Super Bowl XLVII -- Ravens, 49ers power their way to the Super Bowl

    Jan 30
    Fans of old-school football should rejoice about the Ravens-49ers matchup. It should be power football at its finest.
  • Don Banks: Homegrown or imported, 49ers are loaded with blue-chip talent

    Jan 30
    NEW ORLEANS -- The Cain and Abel coaching subplot in this year's Super Bowl is undeniably the most irresistible in NFL history, but it's still the playing talent that decides championships in football, and that's where the San Francisco 49ers have almos…
  • Super Bowl XLVII - Ray Lewis, NFL too popular to be tarnished by performan…

    Jan 30
    Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis is far too big of a brand to be damaged by performance-enhancing drug accusations.
  • Jim Trotter: Behind 49ers' offense, a creative genius who's always thinkin…

    Jan 30
    NEW ORLEANS -- When 49ers players and coaches are asked about the ingenuity of offensive coordinator Greg Roman's game plans, the response is always the same. There is a smile, a chuckle or a roll of the eyes, then a virtual shrug of the shoulders that …