Breaking News: NFL owners and officials are close to reaching a deal

Posted in Blogroll on September 26th, 2012 by Ron Glover

(Derick Hingle/US Presswire)

With a new deal in the works these replacement officials have dropped the ball for the last time.

According to ESPN insider Chris Mortensen, the NFL owners and officials have a deal in principle that would have the locked out referees possibly returning to work as early as this weekend.

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Tip-Off for 9/26/12 (featuring Mos Def): Are NFL coaches are putting multi-dimensional quarterbacks in harms way?

Posted in Blogroll on September 26th, 2012 by Ron Glover

(Nick Wass/AP)

                                   Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is knocked out of boards shy of the goal line during the second half of an NFL football game against Cincinnati Bengals in Landover, Md., Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

If the recent playcalling for RG3 continues, you can count on his career being shortened.

Robert Griffin III has taken a beating three weeks into his highly anticipated rookie season.

Two weeks ago against the St. Louis Rams Griffin claimed that the Rams took shots at him after the play. Last week against the Cincinnati Bengals the pounding continued. Griffin was sacked six times and by his own recollection cannot remember the number of times he was hit. 

The question that needs to be asked is why are multi-talented quarterbacks like Griffin are being asked to run when his arm is just as effective?

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