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Will Bret Bielama Turn Arkansas Football All The Way Around?

One of the more intriguing matchups on the college football bowl undercard is the December 29 game between Arkansas and Texas (9 PM ET, ESPN). It should be fun because it’s the renewal of a once-great rivalry in the old Southwest Conference—the Razorbacks and Longhorns played an epic game in 1969 that settled a national championship. And it will also be revealing, as we continue to see whether second-year head coach Bret Bielama can make Arkansas football a serious player in the SEC West.

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Why Brett Favre Was Better Than Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers made his 100th career start for the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night, as his team won a 43-37 shootout with the Atlanta Falcons. The comparison of Rodgers’ first 100 games to that of his predecessor, the presumptive Hall of Famer Brett Favre, began in the aftermath. About a week earlier I had a text-message debate with a friend about which quarterback was better in their prime. Frankly, I don’t see this as even being all that close—prime-for-prime, Favre is better than Rodgers. Here’s why…

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Message To Jay Gruden: No New Quarterbacks; Work With What You’ve Got

The rumors are rife that Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden not only wants to move on from Robert Griffin III, but that he would prefer to bring in an entirely new quarterback, also moving on from Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy—at least as a starter. The message of owner Daniel Snyder to this should be simple—enough is enough. Make it work with what you have.

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Let’s Keep The Current Problems Of RG3 In Perspective

Robert Griffin III has been benched for the Washington Redskins game on Sunday. As both a passionate fan of the team, but one who also admires this young man and his family, I support the decision. RG3 just looks like he’s really in a big mental rut, one that gives the team no realistic chance to win, and puts him at serious physical risk. Watching him hold the ball, look indecisive and then get crushed makes me long for the safer days when he simply took off and ran into the open field.

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Why Can’t Marshall Get A Chance In The College Football Playoff?

The top three teams in the College Football Playoff seem pretty well locked in, so long as they take care of business down the stretch. Those teams would be Alabama, Oregon and Florida State. Right now, Mississippi State has a hold of the 4-spot, with TCU, Baylor and Ohio State giving chase. But why can’t undefeated Marshall get the opportunity for this final berth in the College Football Playoff?

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