A decent NFL quarterback…I want that, I need that

Posted in Blogroll on October 28th, 2013 by Jerold Wells Jr.

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What gives?

What do you feel when the quarterback of your favorite NFL team takes the field? Do you swell with pride? Do you cringe in horror? What gives you hope? What feeds your sense of hopelessness?

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@TSFSports Week 8 NFL recap and commentary: Calvin Johnson is mythical in Lions win; Broncos drop 31 in fourth quarter against DC

Posted in Blogroll on October 28th, 2013 by Ron Glover

(The Republic)

Megatron made scorched earth of the Cowboys secondary with 14 receptions for 329 yards.

Calvin Johnson had the second greatest statistical day for a wide receiver in the Detroit Lions stunning 31-30 victory over the Dallas Cowboys yesterday. Johnson’s 329 yards were second only to Flipper Anderson — who had 335 yards for the former Los Angeles Rams in 1989. Matthew Stafford scored on a 1-yard plunge after a fake spike to five the Lions a thrilling victory.

The Denver Broncos trailed the team from DC 21-14 heading into the fourth quarter before exploding for 38 unanswered points in a 45-21 romp. Peyton Manning overcame throwing three picks and losing a fumble to pass for 354 yards and four touchdowns. Robert Griffin III left the contest early with a left knee injury.

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