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Cam Newton is the 5.0 version of Steve McNair

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When the late Steve McNair came into the NFL, he carried the nickname of “Air McNair.” The moniker was well-earned. His college career at Alcorn State saw him set the FCS division record with nearly 14,500 passing yards. The Houston Oilers saw McNair’s ability to put the ball in the air as well as push the ball downfield with his legs. Houston drafted him with the third overall pick in 1995. As the 20th century came to a close, National…

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Can Bucs’ trash turn into treasure? Again?

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Right now, he is a long way from being Doug Williams. Right  now, he isn’t even up to Trent Dilfer, OK? For long-time fans of the Tampa Bay Bucs, it might seem like an old horror movie remade. A quarterback the local team has signed on for fresh hope. Given the history of the team, can a Super Bowl be far behind? In the case of Josh Freeman and the Miami Dolphins, why, yes, it can. The Dolphins claimed Freeman…

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