It’s been nearly 119 years since James Naismith wrote down 13 rules for a new game he devised. On Dec. 10, those rules — considered “the birth certificate of one of the world’s most popular sports” — will be put up for auction.
KC Joyner looks at the power structure of the NFC; in his eyes, the Atlanta Falcons have become the team to beat there — and while most of the attention, naturally, is on Matt Ryan, Roddy White and Michael Turner, it’s actually two cornerbacks making the team elite again.
KC Joyner looks at multiple examples of the Oregon Ducks’ not getting full respect, from BCS computers to Vegas oddsmakers. People love to pick upsets of top teams, but Joyner thinks the notion that USC can hang with or beat Oregon is preposterous.
John Clayton looks at the issues facing the teams in the NFC East.
John Clayton looks at the issues facing the teams in the AFC East.
Randy Moss returns to New England with revenge on the mind, and inside knowledge of the Patriots’ struggling secondary, writes John Clayton.
The many voices of Frank Caliendo jump on with the guys, Jeff Dickerson reports from Bears’ practice, the Professor, John Clayton, stops by for his we…