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Who will meet in Super Bowl 51?

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Green Bay takes on Atlanta, Pittsburgh faces New England.  Who do you think will win?

 

Green Bay Packer vs Atlanta Falcons

There is all this talk of Matt Ryan being the MVP this year but the Dirty Birds better not sleep on Aaron Rodgers.  Hollywood is digging into Rodgers personal life, nevertheless that will not distract one the finest quarterbacks around.  The family may air their dirty laundry to reporters but I would expect Rodgers and the Pack to be prepared for the Falcons.

The Falcons have all the pieces in place this year.  The Falcons have home field, a good running game, good defense and the play calling of Kyle Shanahan for “Matty Ice”,  going against the worst passing defense in the league.  There is no way they can lose.  Right?

 

Pittsburgh Steelers vs New England Patriots

 

Someone pulled the Steelers team hotel alarm at 3AM this morning. This is not the first time a rival of the Patriots has been the target of a false alarm.  What now, ALARMGATE?  Seems suspicious because it happened in Boston but I am sure Belichick had nothing to do with it…WINK!  Steelers fans better hope that their offense can put up some points this week.  Field goals are not going to get the job done.  Tom Brady is mad.  Deflategate just pissed him off and he wants vengeance.  He is about to take it out on Ben Roethlisberger’s team.  Even with the best running back and receiver in the league, I don’t see Pittsburgh beating the Patriots in Foxborough.   I expect to see the Patriots win their 9th Lamar Hunt Trophy.

 

 

#BillyManziel has gone viral

According to ESPN, Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was seen wearing a unique disguise at a Las Vegas nightclub.

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Sources saw Manziel sporting an odd outfit — a blond wig, a fake mustache, glasses and a hoodie. And he introduced himself as “Billy.”

After being placed in the NFL Concussion Protocol last Wednesday, it was reported by multiple outlets throughout the weekend that Manziel was seen at a Las Vegas casino rather than being at home resting and rehabilitating from the concussion he reportedly suffered in a 17-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Dec. 27.

You can’t make this stuff up! I can only imagine the shit he is going to get from his teammates if and when he returns to the Cleveland Browns locker room. The Browns recently fired Mike Pettine, what does it take to fire Johnny Football? I mean #BillyManziel!

Why Does McDonald’s Hate the Minnesota Vikings?

First, the burger chain screwed up head coach Mike Zimmer’s order – then they sent a shipment of Packers cups to Minnesota by accident

Source: www.rollingstone.com

“I went to McDonald’s on the way home because I was hungry, and I ordered two cheeseburgers,” Zimmer said. “I only got one. That’s the kind of week it’s been.”

Johnny Manziel lied to team about video that surfaced last weekend, asked friend to lie

CLEVELAND – Johnny Manziel lied to the Browns after a video surfaced of him partying at a club, FOXSports NFL Insider Jay Glazer reports.

The warning signs were there from the beginning.  A lot of NFL experts believed that while Johnny Manziel had enough talent to succeed as a pro, there were plenty of red flags to insist he lacked the maturity.  He was too young, too impulsive and too in love with the college party life to take on the responsibility of leading men to battle on Sundays.  Never has that been more clear than with the most recent incident.

A video surfaced of the second-year quarterback partying during the Cleveland Browns bye week.  This apparently after the team expressed the desire that he hang around the team facility and lay low for once.  The fact alone that he ignored them was a bad sign, but more information has come to light that really puts his benching and his likely dismissal from the team down the road into perspective.

“As if Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel hadn’t already given the team more than enough reasons to never trust him again, here’s another. According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, Manziel lied to the Browns about the circumstances surrounding the photos that surfaced following his bye-week excursion to Texas.

Per Glazer, Manziel not only told the team that the photos weren’t taken over the weekend but also recruited others to vouch for the falsehood.”

That doesn’t just signal the fact that Manziel has his priorities in the wrong place, it shows he lacks a degree of honesty that great quarterbacks need to get teammates and coaches to trust him.  For all the good things he did in college, it’s apparent he probably left before he learned the final ingredient to being a winner:  responsibility.

Hard as it is to admit, NFL teams don’t like players that show intent to deceiver for their own selfish gains.  Johnny Manziel already had enough doubts before he even took a snap in Cleveland.  With the growing list of problems he’s caused since making the jump last year, he’ll have a stigma around him that is almost impossible to erase.

Thing is, it’s his own fault.

From NFLMocks.com