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Breaking down the NFL playoff Saturday

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Here it is football fans, the best weekend in the NFL season: four premier playoff games over the next two days. Unlike last weekend, this week the NFL’s four best teams recordwise are on the schedule. Let’s break it down Saturday’s games, shall we? 4:35 p.m. Saturday afternoon – Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots, CBS, Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts on the broadcast. The question is: Can K.C. do it? Can they go into Foxborough and somehow steal a…

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Marshall football a program with long history

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Marshall University brings a sad, but proud history to Saturday’s matchup with Connecticut in the St. Petersburg Bowl. Several NFL stars played for the Thundering Herd, but the school is also known for those who lost their lives in a horrific plane crash that wiped out the team more than a generation ago. Among those was Chad Pennington, who quarterbacked the Herd from 1995 to 1999. In his four years as a starter, Marshall won 47 games and lost only…

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NFL players often forget rule No. 1: Show up on time

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Back before he won the Super Bowls and was known more for his rules than his rings, Tom Coughlin had one directive that sounded so extreme, it was borderline comical: If you weren’t five minutes early for a team meeting, you were late. Among those to balk, and pay the price, was Hall of Fame defensive lineman Michael Strahan. The coach and his star eventually worked out their differences, but even at his Hall of Fame induction, Strahan couldn’t resist…

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