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The NFL has us all Whipped

Today the NFL schedule is released. This from the mouth (keyboard) of Pat Y at ESPN Thursday is one of the best days of the offseason. The 2013 NFL schedule will be released at 8 p.m. ET. To that I say, reeeeally? It’s one of the best days of the offseason? It’s so indicative of the National Football League. We already know who the New Orleans Saints are playing. We already know where they’re playing, but today. Today! Today ladies and gentlemen, the NFL is going to grace us with the knowledge of when we’re playing. And to do that we get a one
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Three Claps for Aaron Kromer

Three Claps for Aaron Kromer

People have been giving Interim-Interim Head Coach Aaron Kromer a tough time this season. That’s not surprising: Over the last four seasons, we’ve gotten used to success, to closing out games and absolutely obliterating teams (or at least beating) like Kansas City or Washington. Instead, we lost to those teams and then we lost twice more. They were close games, but we were on the losing side, which often points to coaching as the critical difference. And anyway, 2-4 is not an acceptable start for today’s Saints fan. But we want to flip the script a little bit. Now that
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