Author - Chris Gabel

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Superbowl Yawn: Black Eyed Peas

While we all anticipate the Superbowl for various reasons — the gambling, the stakes, the game itself, the commercials — I’m more concerned with the interlude. That is, the Halftime Show. Superbowl Halftime Show’s seem...

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What Super Bowl Match-up Do You Want?

I can’t lie, my enthusiasm for the NFL started to wane considerably towards the end of the regular season. Maybe because the suspense in seeing who would qualify for the post-season was virtually non-existent, or my fantasy football team was...

Fantasy Football

NFL Power Rankings

NFL Power Rankings I like how offended the masses seemed to be – everyone from Ed Rendell to your impartial NFL observer – by the concept of an NFL game on a Tuesday. You would have thought from the collective faux-outrage that Goodell decreed...

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Power Rankings Week 16

Power Rankings Week 16 I’m at the point where in doing these rankings, I don’t even glance at the overall standings. They border on irrelevance when comparing and contrasting teams. This isn’t to say they’re inconsequential...

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Power Rankings Week 15

Power Rankings Week 15 Only three weeks left in the season, at this point I’m hoping the NFC can produce a worthy competitor in the Superbowl. If we can’t get a Atlanta-Philly NFC title game, I’m hoping it’s New Orleans. The...

Fantasy Football

Power Rankings

Gridiron Experts Power Rankings There hasn’t really been an overriding theme in the last couple weeks of the NFL season. But given the matchups, the contenders managed to separate a little from the pretenders in week thirteen. While last week...

Fantasy Football

Power Rankings: Better Late Than Never

NFL Power Rankings At the time I’m writing this, every single headline on ESPN’s NFL page pertains to various injuries around the league. Clearly the NFL is built and ready for an eighteen game season, there’s absolutely no way...

Fantasy Football

Troy Smith Gives The 49er’s A Chance

Troy Smith Gives The 49er’s A Chance After starting off the season 1-5, the San Francisco 49ers are now 4-7. This turnaround might seem insignificant, as they’re still three games below .500 and the best they could finish is two games...

Fantasy Football

NFL Power Rankings Week 12

NFL Power Rankings Week 12 How long has it been since we had a week without an overtime game? Despite the theatrics of the Jags, Jets, Texans and Patriots wins, this past week sort of flew in the face of the parity theme, with only those four...

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Week 11 Power Rankings

Gridiron Experts Power Rankings: Week 11 Now that we’re done with bye-weeks and everyone has played nine games, the field is starting to define itself. Currently there are twelve teams three games or more over .500, ten teams within a game of...