Daily Archives: September 9, 2011

Preja vu: Panthers/Cardinals preview

We preview the season opener between the Arizona Cardinals and Carolina Panthers for National Football Authority. In the preview, we talk about the debuts of Cam Newton with the Panthers and Kevin Kolb as a Cardinal, the run games on both sides, an under-the-radar matchup to watch, and what will have to happen for each team to get the W. Click here to read all about it.

(By the way, if you don’t know what preja vu is, it’s the opposite of deja vu. Deja vu is thinking you’re experiencing something that already happened; preja vu is trying to project how something will happen before it actually takes place. Yes, it’s a term we made up.)

New Cardinal Kevin Kolb, via usatoday.com

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Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib looking forward to faceoff vs. Megatron

For National Football Authority, we check in on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and cornerbacks Aqib Talib and Ronde Barber. We discuss Talib’s showdown against Detroit WR Calvin Johnson in Week One and Barber’s newfound status as the NFL’s ironman. Click here to read all about it.

CBs Ronde Barber (20) and Aqib Talib (25) of the Buccaneers, via tampabay.com

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Suicide Pool Suggestions – Week 1

As we did last year, we’re going to provide suicide pool suggestions each week. Click here to find out which out of the Texans, Browns, Cardinals, and Chiefs is your best bet – and which is a trap to avoid.

The Browns face in-state rivals the Bengals, via cincyjungle.com

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Pick ’em – Week 1

We got off to a great start in Pick ’em last week, going 4-1 ATS in college games. Now we have a full slate to sort through. Here are this week’s picks:

The Saints face the Packers in the NFL opener

NCAA picks
Oklahoma State -14 vs. Arizona
Mississippi State -7 at Auburn
East Carolina +18 vs. Virginia Tech
Alabama -10.5 at Penn State
Georgia +3 vs. South Carolina
BYU +7 at Texas
Michigan +3 vs. Notre Dame

NFL picks
Green Bay -4.5 vs. New Orleans
Atlanta -3 at Chicago
St. Louis +5.5 vs. Philadelphia
Tampa Bay -1 vs. Detroit
Baltimore -2 vs. Pittsburgh
Washington +3 vs. N.Y. Giants
N.Y. Jets -4 vs. Dallas
Miami +7 vs. New England

Last week: 4-1 college
Season: 4-1 college

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