Ron Glover’s Thanksgiving Day Pick: Houston Texans (9-1) vs. Detroit Lions (4-6): Will the Texans come better prepared for the Lions?

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

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Andre Johnson’s career day ended with this overtime scamper to victory.

The Houston Texans escaped a monumental letdown Sunday with a 43-37 overtime victory against the 1-9 Jacksonville Jaguars. Matt Schaub had the second best passing yardage day in history, throwing for 527 yards and five touchdowns. An otherwise stingy Texans defense struggled to contain Jacksonville’s offense — one of the NFL’s worst.

The Detroit Lions have all but accepted the role of spoiler after Sunday’s loss to their division rival Green Bay Packers 24-20. Turnovers (4) killed any chance that the Lions had of overtaking the surging Packers.

The Lions have lost eight consecutive Thanksgiving day games dating back to 2003.

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Ron Glover’s Thanksgiving Day Pick #2: Washington Redskins (4-6) vs. Dallas Cowboys (5-5): RG3 is out to foil the Cowboys mastery of the Redskins

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

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The Cowboys might need Dez Bryant to make an impact on special teams today.

The Dallas Cowboys have won seven of their last eight meetings against the Washington Redskins including the last three. A win will not be as easy to come by today like in seasons past. The inconsistencies of the Cowboys have continued to plague them, placing Tony Romo and Jason Garrett in an uncomfortable position.

It’s been an uphill climb for Washington this season, but the emergence of rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III has given the residents of Chocolate City hope for their Redskins. The Cowboys are 6-0 against the Redskins on Thanksgiving Day.

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Ron Glover’s Thanksgiving Day Pick #3: New England Patriots (7-3) vs. New York Jets (4-6): The Patriots are out to give Rex Ryan and the Jets the holiday blues?

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

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A win tonight moves the Patriots one step closer to winning the AFC East.

In their first meeting on October 21st, the Patriots were able to escape with a 29-26 win over the Jets in overtime. The Patriots want to continue their successful trend over the Jets. The Patriots have won 15 of the last 19 meetings against the Jets, including the last four. 

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Tip-Off for 11/22/12 (featuring The Peanuts): Ten teams work the overtime shift; Spurs roll Celtics; Kings stun Lakers; Thunder outlast the Clippers

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

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Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook ignited a late rally to knock off the Clippers.

There was free basketball a plenty last night as five of the NBA’s 14 scheduled contests went into an extra period. Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan renewed their long-standing rivalry as the Spurs and Celtics came together. 

The Sacramento Kings capitalized on miscues by the Los Angeles Lakers on their way to a stunning victory over their cross-state rivals.

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