A Jersey Guy Takes Note of the World

Making sense of a head case

The Week that Was: The news of the week in the National Football League wasn’t a free agent signing or a trade, but a retirement. More than a few heads turned in dismay when San Francisco 49er linebacker Chris Borland…

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Brady still rules the world of NFL football

The week that was: The National Football League opened its free agent doors this week and it looked like a fantasy football league draft, with big names being traded and signed at a breakneck pace. New Orleans tight end Jimmy…

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Pats are guilty by association

The Week That Was: Normally the week BEFORE Super Bowl week is time to gather information and prepare for the onslaught of profiles and features that will characterize game week. Not this year. The Patriots and Bill Belichick and Company…

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Harbaugh saga coming to an end.

The week that was: By the end of the calendar year, we will know about the immediate future of San Francisco 49er coach Jim Harbaugh. It’s almost a mortal lock that when the 49ers end their season on Sunday against…

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Michigan getting ready to make its move?

Things that happened this week that a Jerseyguy noted: Is the silence about the Michigan search for a new head football coach coming to a conclusion? Could be. Reports out of Ann Arbor–not totally verified by anyone in power–suggest that the…

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CFB Playoffs: Eight would be enough

Things a  Jerseyguy noted this week: We haven’t gone through one cycle of the new 4-team college basketball playoff system and already one of the power brokers-ACC commissioner John Swofford–has raised the question about an 8 team playoff being the…

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