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Reverse Barometer: Championship Sunday

Posted on January 18th, by Rob Scichili in All, NFL. No Comments

Yes, it’s Wednesday, but it’s never too early to get the Reverse Barometer out for a good solid look at the NFL Conference Championship games this weekend. And since we here at ScoreBoard nailed both Clemson’s National Championship and the Packers’ win at the Cowboys last Sunday, you may want to listen up. Or not. We’re on a roll but we’re also due for a loss, so read ahead at your own peril.

For those of you who are still drowning your sorrows in the Cowboys’ loss, get over it. Aaron Rodgers has done that to a few teams over the years. Time to look ahead.

Packers at Falcons – NFC Championship

The biggest question is “will Jordy Nelson be back?” Guess what? It may not matter. When Rodgers is throwing the pill, he turns the ordinary receivers into stars. Did you see … Read More »

Nothing Dreamy About Cowboys Loss

Posted on September 28th, by Mike Fisher in All, Dallas Cowboys, Football, NFL. No Comments

ARLINGTON – In the span of a week, Jerry Jones has elevated from “low as a crippled cricket’s ass’’ to “daydreaming’’ about Cowboys greatness to swearing that Sunday’s 39-28 home loss to Atlanta won’t serve as a psychological anchor for his temporarily shorthanded club. “I don’t think that’s a concern,’’ Jerry told me following a loss that included two different 14-point leads for Dallas but did not include a host of Cowboys standouts including Tony Romo and Dez Bryant. “I’m not at all concerned about how our guys handle things psychologically.’’

If that’s true, than all that is left is how they handle things physically. And on Sunday, that didn’t go very well, either. Going into the game, Jones acknowledged that injuries to Bryant, Romo, guard Ron Leary, defensive lineman Jeremy Mincey and pass-rusher Randy Gregory as well as suspensions still … Read More »