Jeremy Maclin: The Gambler

Posted in Blogroll on December 19th, 2014 by Ron Glover

(Chris Szagola/AP)

The play of Jeremy Maclin has left secondaries baffled in what is becoming a Pro Bowl season.

In five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin has played with his share of Pro Bowl talent. Donovan McNabb, Michael Vick, Brian Westbrook,  Jason Peters and DeSean Jackson are just a few who come to mind. Maclin’s numbers have been decent, but injuries and the looming shadow of Jackson prevented fans from seeing the full complement of his talents.

With Jackson now catching passes in DC and a clean bill of health, Maclin has exploded out of his shell and into the national spotlight. The former Missouri wide receiver/return man is a front-runner for NFL comeback Player of the Year, his first Pro Bowl appearance and a top target heading into free agency this off-season.

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@TSFSports Week 16 NFL Picks: The Dallas Cowboys new triplets could be a problem in the post-season

Posted in Blogroll on December 19th, 2014 by Ron Glover

(Mark Terrill/AP)

Dez Bryant, DeMarco Murray, Tony Romo

Dez Bryant, DeMarco Murray and Tony Romo are headed to the post-season.

Don’t look now but the Dallas Cowboys are streaking towards the NFL Playoffs with a full head of steam. The Cowboys have yet to clinch the NFC East, but with nearly every tie-breaker over the Philadelphia Eagles in their favor, it’s safe to say the division is theirs to lose.

The last time Jerry Jones fielded a Cowboys squad with a trio like Dez Bryant, DeMarco Murray, Tony Romo and a dominant offensive line, he was winning Lombardi Trophies.

Heaven forbid.

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