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Jim Caldwell on officials: "I've stopped trying to figure these guys out"

Lions coach Jim Caldwell has found a new target, one which can replace the negativity of the Detroit media with a group of hard-working professionals who are equally beloved and respected. 176 more words

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Week 14 Fantasy Surprises

Week 13 was a decent one for my fantasy surprises as Ryan Fitzpatrick had a big day, Julius Thomas scored a touchdown, Dustin Hopkins capitalized on his chances and betting against Matt Schaub with the Dolphins defense paid off. 633 more words


Ben Watson: People Often Too Quick To Make Things About Race

New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson has branched out from being just a reliable target for Drew Brees on the field to being one of the more thoughtful commentators on race and social issues facing our country. 798 more words


One opposing player thanked a Saints TE for this, and he's still confused

New Orleans Saints tight end Ben Watson said he chatted with an opponent who said Watson was on his fantasy football team.

“As a non-fantasy guy, I was kind of confused,” Watson said, …

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Watson having great season, but biggest accolade comes from Saints teammates

Saints tight end Ben Watson has already more than tripled his receiving yards from last season. And, the 4-4 Saints are reaping the benefits.

Watson has 472 receiving yards this season, 333 of those in the last three games. 121 more words


Certainty Integrity Surveillance

This week’s reading: Ben Watson on Derek Bailey, and then Glenn Greenwald on Edward Snowden.

Derek Bailey – uniquely cantankerous and single-minded improvising guitarist, from Sheffield, died ten years ago – worked for years in dance bands and doing pop sessions, but eventually pursued his own vision, uncompromising, and yet always open to people who were similarly open – not background music at all, always in the moment, spiky, provocative. 244 more words

Week Eight Fantasy Surprises

Last week was a very productive one for my fantasy surprises as Ryan Tannehill and Blair Walsh both had huge games, Latavius Murray played well and the Falcons defense allowed just seven points. 582 more words