Ron Glover’s Week 7 NFL Recap: RG3 goes toe-to-toe with Eli Manning on a day full of fantastic finishes

Posted in Blogroll on October 22nd, 2012 by Ron Glover

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Eli Manning - Robert Griffin III

RG3 and the Redskins sent a message to the rest of the NFL despite losing to the Giants

Week 7 was undoubtedly the most entertaining in the NFL this season. Two overtime contests were mixed in with several games decided in the final minute of action.

Robert Griffin III nearly led the Redskins to an upset of the NY Giants. Thanks to a turnover by Mark Sanchez the Patriots would overcome the NY Jets in overtime.

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Tip-Off for 10/22/12 (featuring Elle Varner): The silenced legacy of Tom Flores

Posted in Blogroll on October 22nd, 2012 by Ron Glover

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Tom Flores airs one out in the wide open Raiders attack, a hallmark in the former AFL.

Tom Flores is a groundbreaking NFL figure. In 1960, Flores became the first Hispanic quarterback to start as a member of the Oakland Raiders. Two decades later, Flores led the Raiders to a pair of Super Bowl victories (XV, XVIII) as a head coach, becoming the first minority coach to do so.

Surprisingly, Flores remains only Hall of Fame eligible.

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