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matt barnes to turn himself in for nyc nightclub brawl


sacramento kings forward matt barnes is expected to turn himself in to the new york police department in the coming days, according to the new york daily news. the 36-year-old was slapped with a misdemeanor ault charge stemming from an altercation at a nightclub during an early december nyc road trip.read: matt barnes reportedly accused of choking woman and punching two othersall-star teammate demarcus cousins was also reportedly involved in the chelsea club scuffle, along with several other patrons at the bar. an argument between barnes and a woman apparently ignited the fight. the 36-year-old nba player allegedly struck jasmine besiso and myrone powell. the two victims said they were not involved in the dispute, but hopped in after they saw barnes choking the woman he was arguing with.re






supporters of trump say they are happy with travel ban


in tweets, trump defends immigration order amid questions and confusionmark berman, matt zapotoskypresident trump continued monday to adamantly defend his immigration order temporarily banning entry into the united states for migrants from seven muslim-majority countries and refugees from around the world, despite mounting criticism and questions that stretched from capitol hill to the united...president trump continued monday to adamantly defend his immigration order temporarily banning entry into the united states for migrants from seven muslim-majority countries and refugees from around the world, despite mounting criticism and questions that stretched from capitol hill to the united... (mark berman, matt zapotosky)






washington is first state to sue trump over immigration order


in tweets, trump defends immigration order amid questions and confusionmark berman, matt zapotoskypresident trump continued monday to adamantly defend his immigration order temporarily banning entry into the united states for migrants from seven muslim-majority countries and refugees from around the world, despite mounting criticism and questions that stretched from capitol hill to the united...president trump continued monday to adamantly defend his immigration order temporarily banning entry into the united states for migrants from seven muslim-majority countries and refugees from around the world, despite mounting criticism and questions that stretched from capitol hill to the united... (mark berman, matt zapotosky)






trump's ban is the clearest sign yet of his advisors' intent to reshape the coun


confusion reigns at u.s. airports as protests of trump executive order enter second daylaura king, barbara demick and matt hansenwith protesters’ chants echoing through arrival halls and beyond, confusion prevailed sunday at airports across the united states amid seemingly contradictory signals from the trump administration over a ly contested executive order blocking u.s. entry to refugees and nationals of seven muslim-majority...with protesters’ chants echoing through arrival halls and beyond, confusion prevailed sunday at airports across the united states amid seemingly contradictory signals from the trump administration over a ly contested executive order blocking u.s. entry to refugees and nationals of seven muslim-majority... (laura king, barbara demick and matt hansen)






travel ban is the clearest sign yet of trump advisors' intent to reshape the cou


confusion reigns at u.s. airports as protests of trump executive order enter second daylaura king, barbara demick and matt hansenwith protesters’ chants echoing through arrival halls and beyond, confusion prevailed sunday at airports across the united states amid seemingly contradictory signals from the trump administration over a ly contested executive order blocking u.s. entry to refugees and nationals of seven muslim-majority...with protesters’ chants echoing through arrival halls and beyond, confusion prevailed sunday at airports across the united states amid seemingly contradictory signals from the trump administration over a ly contested executive order blocking u.s. entry to refugees and nationals of seven muslim-majority... (laura king, barbara demick and matt hansen)






falcons quarterback matt ryan has shown toughness and grit since his boston coll


the atlanta falcons have themes for several days of the week. there’s competition wednesday, turnover thursday, finish friday…and now sleepless sunday.the falcons are still trying to w their heads around their first trip to the super bowl since the 1998 season, the result of their 44-21 thrashing... (sam farmer)






in enemy territory, nary a bad word about falcons qb matt ryan – the denver post


by jimmy golen, ap sports writerboston — the enemies list is long in new england, and it grows with each tweet that dares to doubt tom brady’s supremacy or call coach bill belichick a cheater.but there’s one opponent who has escaped the fury of the foxborough fans, and even has a considerable amount of goodwill in the heart of new england. in fact, it’s hard to find any kind of animosity toward atlanta falcons quarterback matt ryan, who built his reputation — personally and professionally — at boston college.“it’s hard to think of anything bad to say about matt,” said former bc sports information director chris eron, who was in the athletic department when ryan led the eagles to a no. 2 ranking in the ociated press poll in the middle of the 2007 season.“i think there are many people at bos






craig: for falcons' ryan, stats and nfl history aren't on his side


the ociated press has picked the nfl mvp every year since 1957. thirteen were quarterbacks on teams that led the nfl in scoring and reached the championship game.their record in those games: 6-7.the losers were y.a. tittle in 1963, johnny unitas in 1964, joe theismann in super bowl xviii, dan marino in super bowl xix, tom brady in super bowl xlii, peyton manning in super bowl xlviii and newton in super bowl 50.sorry, matt ryan.the atlanta falcons’ quarterback is expected to become the 14th member of this club. results of this season’s mvp voting will be revealed on urday night, the eve of super bowl li between the falcons (13-5) and the patriots (16-2) at houston’s nrg stadium. david goldman • ociated press atlanta falcons quarterback matt ryan (2) warms up before the first hal






grubhub ceo deletes his twitter account after tangle with trump supporters


matt maloney ⇒, the ceo of grubhub whose post-election email to employees sparked a twitter firestorm by donald trump supporters, has deleted his account.it is unclear when maloney dropped his @m3aloney account. a grubhub spokeswoman declined to comment.on nov. 9, the day after the election, maloney sent an email to his nearly 1,400 employees saying he rejected the "nationalist, anti-immigrant and hateful politics of donald trump" and that trump's views had no place at grubhub.condemnation e swiftly from those who interpreted some of his comments to mean he wanted trump supporters to resign.grubhub faces backlash after ceo's anti-trump email to employeesmeg graham and amina elahigrubhub ceo matt maloney ⇒ is facing a firestorm after speaking out against president-elect donald trump in an e






in enemy territory, nary a bad word about falcons qb ryan


boston (ap) — the enemies list is long in new england, and it grows with each tweet that dares to doubt tom brady’s supremacy or call coach bill belichick a cheater.but there’s one opponent who has escaped the fury of the foxborough fans, and even has a considerable amount of goodwill in the heart of new england. in fact, it’s hard to find any kind of animosity toward atlanta falcons quarterback matt ryan, who built his reputation — personally and professionally — at boston college.“it’s hard to think of anything bad to say about matt,” said former bc sports information director chris eron, who was in the athletic department when ryan led the eagles to a no. 2 ranking in the ociated press poll in the middle of the 2007 season.“i think there are many people at boston college who are die-har






colin staub makes good for denver pioneers in win


university of denver sophomore right wing colin staub was one of 12 players in the pioneers’ lineup for a 5-0 national collegiate hockey conference win over omaha at magness arena on urday night who are older than nathan mackinnon, the avalanche’s 21-year-old representative at the nhl all-star festivities in los angeles this weekend.staub will turn 23 on march 26.as reflected by the wide range of ages on rosters — they can range from 18 to the mid-20s — ncaa hockey can be about biding time between high school and college, often in the united states hockey league.in staub’s case, his hiatus e after he graduated from palmer high in colorado springs and involved three full seasons with the north american hockey league’s wichita falls wildcats, and then he was all set to enroll at the air forc






embly republican leader chad mayes voices his misgivings about refugee order


embly republican leader chad mayes of yucca valley on monday joined a number of gop politicians who are voicing misgivings about president trump’s order temporarily barring refugees from some majority-muslim countries from entering the country. “religious liberty is a core value of our nation. my ancestors immigrated to america to flee religious persecution,” mayes said in a statement. “while bolstering our national security is important, when forced to decide between security and liberty, i will always side with liberty.” “he is concerned about them [the orders],” said matt mahon, a spokesman for the emblyman. trump's directives suspended refugee entries for 120 days and barred entry to the u.s. for 90 days for those traveling from iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen.






embly republican leader chad mayes voices his misgivings about refugee order


embly republican leader chad mayes of yucca valley on monday joined a number of gop politicians who are voicing misgivings about president donald trump’s order temporarily barring refugees from some majority-muslim countries from entering the country. “religious liberty is a core value of our nation. my ancestors immigrated to america to flee religious persecution,” mayes said in a statement. “while bolstering our national security is important, when forced to decide between security and liberty, i will always side with liberty.” “he is concerned about them (orders),” said matt mahon, a spokesman for the emblyman. trump's directives suspended refugee entries for 120 days and barred entry to the u.s. for 90 days for those traveling from iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen






afc gets a grip early, holding on in the end


orlando – andy reid was pulling out all the stops sunday in the pro bowl.fake field goals. the fumblerooskie.and the kansas city chiefs coach and the afc did enough for a 20-13 victory.kirk cousins was driving the nfc down the field in the final two minutes and had it inside the afc 30-yard-line before a tipped p intended for jimmy graham resulted in an interception by lorenzo alexander.justin tucker kicked a 31-yard field goal early in the fourth to give the afc its 20-7 edge before two matt prater field goals — of 42 and 46 yards — closed the gap.prater was added to the nfc roster, replacing matt bryant, who's headed to the super bowl with the falcons.the nfc and afc stars put up 21 points in the second — against some pretty stiff defense.the afc led 14-7 at halftime with alex smith and






'i think it's a great hire'


jon gruden, like virtually everyone else, never saw it coming.but after giving the idea of john lynch as an nfl general manager some thought, gruden believes the 49ers have a winner.“i don’t think anybody really expected it, but i think john will be excited for the challenge,” gruden said monday in a phone interview. “just like he did as a third-round pick out of stanford, he wants to prove to everybody he can be great and i wouldn’t bet against him.”gruden, who learned of the 49ers’ hiring while in orlando as part of espn’s pro bowl telecast, conceded the move was “off the radar.”  but gruden learned enough about lynch in their two years together to think it can work.“he’s the consummate pro,” gruden said. “he’s oned up all the way. he’s prepared. he’s into it, he loves it, he’s p ionate






colin staub makes good for denver pioneers in win


university of denver sophomore right wing colin staub was one of 12 players in the pioneers’ lineup for a 5-0 national collegiate hockey conference win over omaha at magness arena on urday night who are older than nathan mackinnon, the avalanche’s 21-year-old representative at the nhl all-star festivities in los angeles this weekend.staub, who had two power-play goals and an ist in the pioneers’ romp, will turn 23 on march 26.as reflected by the wide range of ages on rosters — they can range from 18 to the mid-20s — ncaa hockey can be about biding time between high school and college, often in the united states hockey league.in staub’s case, his hiatus e after he graduated from palmer high in colorado springs and involved three full seasons with the north american hockey league’s wichita f






nfl boxscore - all-pros v all-pros | vikings


startribune5:00 pm pt6:00 pm mt7:00 pm ct8:00 pm et1:00 gmt9:00 am 北京时间6:00 pm mst8:00 pm est7:00 pm ct5:00 uae (+1)20:00 etnan: , january 29, 2017 ping world stadium, orlando, florida  weather: 54°, cloudy  attendance: 60,834second quarterafcnfcdelanie walker 26 yd p from alex smith (justin tucker kick) 14:525 plays , 56 yards, 2:0970doug baldwin 47 yd p from drew brees (matt prater kick) 6:264 plays , 58 yards, 1:3177travis kelce 23 yd p from andy dalton (justin tucker kick) 1:405 plays , 38 yards, 0:50147third quarterafcnfcjustin tucker 38 yd fg 7:2911 plays , 63 yards, 7:45177fourth quarterafcnfcjustin tucker 31 yd fg 14:1215 plays , 61 yards, 7:22207matt prater 42 yd fg 9:299 plays , 51 yards, 4:432010matt prater 46 yd fg 4:299 plays , 48 yards, 3:212013 afcnfcfirst downs1421  rushing






pro bowl rosters


nfc rosterr-replacement playeroffensewr: odell beckham, n.y. giants; mike evans, tampa bay; doug baldwin-r, seattle; dez bryant-r, dallasot: tyron smith, dallas; trent williams, washington; david bakhtiari-r, green bayg: zack martin, dallas; josh sitton-r, chicago; trai turner-r, carolinac: travis frederick, dallas; jason kelce-r, philadelphiate: greg olsen, carolina; jimmy graham-r, seattleqb: dak prescott, dallas; drew brees-r, new orleans; kirk cousins-r, washingtonrb: ezekiel elliott, dallas; jordan howard-r, chicago; darren sproles-r, philadelphiafb: mike tolbert, carolinadefensede: everson griffen, vikings; cliff avril, seattle; michael bennett, seattledt: gerald mccoy, tampa bay; fletcher cox, philadelphia; linval joseph-r, vikingsolb: thomas davis, carolina; anthony barr-r, vikings






souhan: conservative approach by vikings can land solid running back


how will the vikings replace adrian peterson?a glance at the super bowl teams provides a possible answer:by spending a lot less money.and a lot less draft capital.the atlanta falcons ranked fifth in the nfl in rushing this season. the new england patriots ranked seventh. both teams built effective running games not by committing to a run-first philosophy but by making their excellent p ing offenses ver ile.atlanta’s matt ryan might win this year’s mvp award, and new england’s tom brady had one of his most efficient seasons. the falcons ranked third in the nfl in p ing, and new england ranked fifth even with brady missing four games.both teams sought balance and the ability to score rushing touchdowns near the goal line. both succeeded without spending a first-round draft pick or multiple m






the latest: andy reid, afc hang on to win pro bowl 20-13


orlando, fla. — the latest on the pro bowl (all times local):11:15 p.m.andy reid had a good time leading the afc to a 20-13 victory over the nfc in a competitive pro bowl.alex smith and andy dalton threw touchdown p es, and reid reached into his bag of trick plays to entertain an announced crowd of 60,834 as the annual all-star event made its debut in orlando on sunday night.smith threw a 26-yard scoring p to delanie walker, dalton tossed a 23-yardertravis kelce and justin tucker kicked a pair of field goals for afc, which build a 20-7 lead before holding on for the victory.drew brees threw a 47-yard td p to doug baldwin for the nfc. matt parter booted a pair of fourth-quarter field goals to keep the outcome in suspense until lorenzo alexander's interception stopped a nfc drive led by kurt






john lynch follows similar path to gm role as matt millen – the denver post


by josh dubow, ap sports writersanta clara, calif. — matt millen couldn’t help but chuckle about the similarities to his own career path when john lynch was hired as general manager of the san francisco 49ers.like millen, lynch is a former pro bowl defensive player who went straight to the broadcast booth before taking over the front office of a struggling team.“it’s funny. the parallels between john and i are very similar,” millen said in a phone interview monday. “he will just have to learn the job fast. it’s not an easy job. it’s an all-encomp ing job and it’s a job that never ends.”the 49ers made a surprise move sunday night when they hired lynch out of the broadcast booth at fox ahead of several more experienced candidates to be general manager of a team coming off a two-win season.mi






souhan: conservative approach by vikings can land solid running back


how will the vikings replace adrian peterson?a glance at the super bowl teams provides a possible answer:by spending a lot less money.and a lot less draft capital.the atlanta falcons ranked fifth in the nfl in rushing this season. the new england patriots ranked seventh. both teams built effective running games not by committing to a run-first philosophy but by making their excellent p ing offenses ver ile.atlanta’s matt ryan might win this year’s mvp award, and new england’s tom brady had one of his most efficient seasons. the falcons ranked third in the nfl in p ing, and new england ranked fifth even with brady missing four games.both teams sought balance and the ability to score rushing touchdowns near the goal line. both succeeded without spending a first-round draft pick or multiple m






see david harbour's fiery acceptance speech for 'stranger things'


"stranger things" won the sag award for ensemble in a drama series, and david harbour, who plays chief jim hopper, delivered an imp ioned speech about the importance of fighting for the disenfranchised. read his speech in full below: this is unreal. i’m supposed to start talking. i’m sorry. i’m sick. on behalf of this fearless and talented cast, we would like to thank -- oh, it's so heavy -- netflix, shawn [levy], matt [duffer], ross [duffer] and the amazing casting director carmen cuba . i would just like to say that in light of all that’s going on in the world today, it’s difficult to celebrate the already celebrated “stranger things,” but this award from you, who take your craft seriously and earnestly believe, like me, that great acting can change the world, is a call to arms from






2017 awards season: 'stranger things' and 'hidden figures' take top sag awards p


"stranger things" won the sag award for ensemble in a drama series, and david harbour, who plays chief jim hopper, delivered an imp ioned speech about the importance of fighting for the disenfranchised. read his speech in full below: this is unreal. i’m supposed to start talking. i’m sorry. i’m sick. on behalf of this fearless and talented cast, we would like to thank -- oh, it's so heavy -- netflix, shawn [levy], matt [duffer], ross [duffer] and the amazing casting director carmen cuba . i would just like to say that in light of all that’s going on in the world today, it’s difficult to celebrate the already celebrated “stranger things,” but this award from you, who take your craft seriously and earnestly believe, like me, that great acting can change the world, is a call to arms from






jed york and kyle shanahan finally found somebody who wanted the job


somebody had to take the 49ers gm job. somebody. had to. right?i mean, just how far could jed york, paraag marathe and presumptive coach kyle shanahan take this bizarre, multi-week search before burning through all plausible candidates, getting to the brink, scratching their heads and just deciding to hire… whoever?we just found out; the 49ers have picked former safety john lynch as their new gm, and let’s just politely say that, until we learn more, he doesn’t quite fall in the “very plausible” side of the spectrum.yes, this got weird–through all the 49ers’ pr announcements about interviews, re-interviews and those who no longer would get interviewed… and through all the guys who said no thanks.we found out that all the normal candidates either wanted no part of this search or didn’t fit






siri can help you prepare for this year's super bowl no matter what you need


why it matters to you whether you need to figure out how to get the game on or how to get home, siri has you covered for super bowl sunday.super bowl sunday is right around the corner, and the only person readier than you are is siri.on monday, apple revealed how its famous ai istant will be helping sports fans gear up for the big game, and suffice it to say that you’ll be more in tune with the action this year than ever before. from team rosters to player comparisons to historical statistics and records, siri has all the information you need to impress your friends and family with the depth of your football knowledge.and when it comes to actually watching the game, apple tv owners have the ability to tune in simply by saying, “watch the super bowl.” so don’t worry about finding the right






dental boards mastery: nbde i


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vikings playing in super bowl in own backyard? it's not out of the question


one year from urday, on feb. 4, 2018, the translucent roof at u.s. bank stadium will be reverberating and the flash of eras will reflect off the venue’s giant gl doors during the opening kickoff of super bowl lii.is there any chance a vikings player will be waiting to catch that kickoff?no team ever has played in a super bowl in its home stadium, in part because the teams that call south beach and bourbon street home have not built consistent contenders in recent years, los angeles did not have a team for two decades, and because holding the big game in new england or pittsburgh or, gasp, green bay in the middle of winter is a hard sell.mostly, though, that factoid probably can be chalked up to coincidence.the vikings over the next year will get an opportunity to buck the trend. the decisi






vikings playing in super bowl in own backyard? it's not out of the question


one year from urday, on feb. 4, 2018, the translucent roof at u.s. bank stadium will be reverberating and the flash of eras will reflect off the venue’s giant gl doors during the opening kickoff of super bowl lii.is there any chance a vikings player will be waiting to catch that kickoff?no team has ever played in a super bowl in its home stadium, in part because the teams that call south beach and bourbon street home have not built consistent contenders in recent years, los angeles did not have a team for two decades, and because holding the big game in new england or pittsburgh or, gasp, green bay in the middle of winter is a hard sell.mostly, though, that factoid can probably be chalked up to coincidence.the vikings over the next year will get an opportunity to buck the trend. the decisi






colin staub makes good for denver pioneers in win


university of denver sophomore right wing colin staub was one of 12 players in the pioneers’ lineup for a 5-0 national collegiate hockey conference win over omaha at magness arena on urday night who are older than nathan mackinnon, the avalanche’s 21-year-old representative at the nhl all-star festivities in los angeles this weekend.staub, who had two power-play goals and an ist in the pioneers’ romp, will turn 23 on march 26.as reflected by the wide range of ages on rosters — they can range from 18 to the mid-20s — ncaa hockey can be about biding time between high school and college, often in the united states hockey league.in staub’s case, his hiatus e after he graduated from palmer high in colorado springs and involved three full seasons with the north american hockey league’s wichita f






ryan gropp has two goals and two ists as seattle thunderbirds put away tri-city


it didn’t take long for ryan gropp to get going on his big night, scoring 29 seconds into the game, a 5-1 victory for seattle.kent — ryan gropp had two goals and two ists as the seattle thunderbirds took apart the tri-city americans 5-1 in western hockey league action sunday at the showare center.it didn’t take long for gropp to get going on his big night, scoring 29 seconds into the game. when gropp isted on alexander true’s goal at 5:39 of the second period, seattle (29-15-3-1) had a 4-0 lead on tri-city (30-20-3-0). mathew barzal and keegan kolesar had the other goals for seattle.other whl• fourteen seconds after everett (30-9-7-2) tied the score, kamloops (31-17-1-2) started a three-goal scoring binge in less that 4½ minutes on the way to a 5-1 victory in everett. connor dewar scored 1






ryan gropp has two goals and two ists as seattle thunderbirds put away tri-city


it didn’t take long for ryan gropp to get going on his big night, scoring 29 seconds into the game, a 5-1 victory for seattle.kent — ryan gropp had two goals and two ists as the seattle thunderbirds took apart the tri-city americans 5-1 in western hockey league action sunday at the showare center.it didn’t take long for gropp to get going on his big night, scoring 29 seconds into the game. when gropp isted on alexander true’s goal at 5:39 of the second period, seattle (29-15-3-1) had a 4-0 lead on tri-city (30-20-3-0). mathew barzal and keegan kolesar had the other goals for seattle.other whl• fourteen seconds after everett (30-9-7-2) tied the score, kamloops (31-17-1-2) started a three-goal scoring binge in less that 4½ minutes on the way to a 5-1 victory in everett. connor dewar scored 1






hull city's ryan mason recovering from skull fracture


sunday’s hull city-chelsea matchup was the sight of a terrifying injury to tigers midfielder ryan mason, who collided head-first with chelsea’s gary cahill.as both were leaping into the air, their two heads clashed together going for the ball. play was stopped immediately as everyone could tell mason was in bad shape when he collapsed in a heap to the ground. as it turns out, he suffered a skull fracture and had to be taken to the hospital.hull released a statement shortly after the game on mason’s condition confirming the skull fracture.the club can confirm that ryan mason sustained a skull fracture in our fixture at chelsea this afternoon.he was taken to st mary’s hospital where he has undergone surgery.ryan is in a stable condition and is expected to remain in hospital for the next few






winter farming in high demand thanks to farm-to-table movement – the denver post


by lisa rathke,the  ociated pressmontpelier, vt. — demand driven by the farm-to-table movement knows no seasons, so farmers in colder areas of the country increasingly use greenhouses and similar structures to meet wintertime demand for local produce.while crusty snow and ice covers the ground in january in vermont, spinach leaves sprout in rows of unfrozen soil inside a high tunnel — a large enclosure covered by plastic film that is warmed by the sun and protected from the wind.“i can never keep up with the spinach demand,” said joe buley, owner of screamin’ ridge farm in montpelier, who planted the spinach in november and will sell it in about two weeks.this time of year, when vegetables are trucked in from california and mexico, some consumers clamor for fresh local produce.“i’m definit






'the parallels are kind of funny'


from all-pro defender to television broadcaster to a nfl team’s personnel czar? john lynch’s path to the 49ers general manager job was blazed 16 years ago in similar fashion by matt millen, who weighed in monday with thoughts and advice.“when i heard the news, good luck,” millen told the detroit free press. “he’s a bright guy. i mean, the parallels are kind of funny, actually. he was a defensive guy, he was a really good player.“… the things that are factors are: ‘can you manage people? can you get everybody on the same page? can you handle the politics?’ if you got that, fine. if you don’t have it, then it’ll turn out the way it turns out.”millen’s reign with the lions lasted 7 1/2 seasons after his january 2001 hiring as team president and ceo, then gm two years later. the lions go an nf






minutes from 2011 meeting reveal federal reserve bankers making fun of unemploye


the federal reserve board, charged with maximizing employment in america, sets interest rates and takes other measures to achieve this goal; because of public records laws, we get to look in on their deliberations five years after the fact. a recently released transcript, dating from the depths of america's unemployment crisis in 2011, reveals that board members selected by american business (as opposed to those members appointed by the president) mocking unemployed americans as being uneducated, addicted to drugs, and having a poor "work ethic." report this ad at various points, the transcript notes that the bankers burst into laughter while discussing the "work ethic" issue, for example, after former citibank exec dennis lockhart relates a second-hand anaecdote about applicants for a te






a super bowl curse for nfl's high-scoring mvps?


if matt ryan is named league mvp next urday as expected, he would become the 14th mvp quarterback to play on a super bowl team that led the league in scoring. the previous signal-callers in that category have gone 6-7. here’s a look at the seven who fell short:y.a. tittledec. 29, 1963completed 11 of 29 attempts and was picked off five times against chicago.johnny unitas, dec. 27, 1964managed just 125 total yards (95 p ing) in a shutout loss to cleveland. washington redskins quarterback joe theismann (7) wears a grim look as he walks of the field during first quarter super bowl xviii action against the los angeles raiders, sunday, jan. 22, 1984 at tampa stadium. (ap p o) org xmit: aphs179175 joe theismannjan. 22, 1984no p ing tds, two ints and six sacks made for a long day against the l.a.






drafting for need is for losers. how about the broncos draft christian mccaffrey


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