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Week Sixteen Quarterback Rankings

The Week Sixteen Quarterback Rankings The Overall Rankings The Averageness of Young and Leinart ESPN the Magazine has listed the 2006 Rose Bowl as the top story of this past year. The game featured two quarterbacks – Vince Young and Matt Leinart — taken in the top 10 of the …

Week Fifteen Quarterback Rankings

The Week Fifteen Quarterback Rankings The Overall Rankings Pro Bowl Selections The NFL has announced the Pro Bowl participants for 2007. The AFC quarterbacks will be Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, and Carson Palmer. The NFC will be represented by Drew Brees, Tony Romo, and Marc Bulger. Each of these players …

USF Cougars Tops USF Cougars to Take the Title

Yesterday the USF Cougars defeated the USF Cougars 23-19 to capture the 51st annual NAIA Football National Championship. Jason Dannelly reported that the victory completed a 14-0 season for USF. It was also a somewhat surprising victory, since USF only gained 214 yards while allowing USF to total 349 yards. …

Week Fourteen Quarterback Rankings

The Week Fourteen Quarterback Rankings The Overall Rankings The number one quarterback in the overall rankings is now Drew Brees. The top quarterback in week fourteen was Philip Rivers. Last year these two quarterbacks were teammates with the San Diego Chargers. Given the success each has enjoyed thus far in …

Week Thirteen Quarterback Rankings

The Week Thirteen Quarterback Rankings The Overall Rankings The Worst Performance, Times Three Back in week six Rex Grossman of the Chicago Bears posted a QB Score per play of -7.12. Up until week 13 this was the worst performance by an NFL quarterback in 2006. The Bears defense apparently …

Week Twelve Quarterback Rankings

The Week Twelve Quarterback Rankings The Overall Rankings Jake Plummer is Benched The Denver Broncos are making a bold move, sitting veteran Jake Plummer in favor of rookie Jay Cutler. Plummer has not played particularly well this year. His QB Score per play is 0.54, which is below the mark …

An Argument For a Very High Inheritance Tax

In 1964 William Clay Ford became the owner of the Detroit Lions. The franchise he purchased had already existed for 34 years and compiled a regular season mark of 207-179-5, or a winning percentage of 0.532. The team had some post-season success, winning championships in 1932, 1952, 1953, and 1957. …

Week Eleven Quarterback Rankings

The Week Eleven Quarterback Rankings The Overall Rankings McNabb Finishes On Top The lead story in Week Eleven is that Donovan McNabb has played his last game in 2006. Because he only attempted 13 passes in week eleven he did not qualify for the rankings this week (you need 14 …

The Story Behind the Football Chapter

Two more reviews have been offered of The Wages of Wins. The first is from JC Bradbury, of Sabernomics fame and an economist in the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Sport Science at Kennesaw State University. Bradbury’s review was published in the International Journal of Sport and Finance (IJSF) …