NCAA Pre-Season Top 25

College football season is approaching, and for the first time in a few years, we have numerous high-profile quarterbacks returning, and a season with no clear favorite, but many strong teams. Here’s our initial top 25 for 2017: 25. Washington State Cougars In a conference with so many heralded quarterbacks, none may be as statistically…

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Report: Blake Bortles Could be Released

After another dismal preseason performance, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles may not have only lost his starting job, but he may have lost his spot on the roster as well. In a column, The Florida-Times Union reporter Ryan O’Halloran hinted that the Jaguars may release Bortles, who was selected third overall in the 2014 NFL…

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Look at This Mess of a Box Score

With Travis d’Arnaud making an emergency start at third base, Mets, manager Terry Collins needed to be crafty so that d’Arnaud wouldn’t be exposed. The result is a box score that shows d’Arnaud and Asdrubal Cabrera rotating between second base and third base 22 times.   I can’t stop looking at this. pic.twitter.com/xFJt951qUB — Anthony…

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Let’s Check in on Ereck Flowers

In 2015, the New York Giants selected Ereck Flowers ninth overall, hoping he would become the franchise cornerstone at left tackle. Since then, however, the results have been disastrous and it appears the Giants are in for another long year. According to Jordan Raanan of ESPN, Flowers is still a “serious concern.” The risk was…

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Creating a New Metric for Quarterbacks

Admittedly, I am a data junkie and I am always looking for a new way to evaluate a player in any sport. This year, I am debuting a quarterback metric I have created. This metric, the quarterback efficiency rating (QER), focuses on several factors that equate to a player’s success: the percentage of his attempts…

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It’s Time for the Yankees to Use a Different Closer

New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has been anything but lights out lately, and it may be time to consider other options for the ninth inning. Last year, despite missing 45 games to due a suspension, Chapman had one of his best seasons in the majors while splitting time with the Yankees and the Cubs….

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Proposing a Consistent Domestic Violence Policy for the NFL

While Ray Rice may have shattered the glass ceiling of domestic violence issues in the NFL, he is far from the first case of domestic violence in the NFL and he certainly hasn’t been the last. Friday’s suspension of Ezekiel Elliott has shown that the league still doesn’t know how to handle these situations. Rice…

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Don’t Forget – the Bucs Traded Up to Acquire Aguayo

Today, Tampa Bay Times reporter Rick Stroud reported that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released kicker Roberto Aguayo. His release was well deserved. He was the most accurate kicker in NCAA history, but couldn’t carry it to the pros, where he made just 71 percent of his field goal attempts last season and missed a pair…

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It Looks Like Buffalo is Cleaning House

The Buffalo Bills have the longest playoff drought in the NFL and it looks like the drought will continue in 2017 as new General Manager Brandon Beane has all but hit the reset button with a pair of trades today. Months after declining to exercise their fifth-year option on talented, but oft-injured wide receiver Sammy…

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