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PFT’s Week Three picks

It’s been a big week for Rosenthal.  Apart from the whole “new father” thing, he picked 14 of 16 games correctly in Week Two.  (Again, I should have let him bail out on his decision to go with the Broncos over the Bengals.) My only consolation for another 10-6 weekend?  I came within one point…

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NFL committed to improving Super Bowl experience

Despite plenty of denials and excuses that were offered during a week in Dallas that needed a temporary seating debacle to draw attention away from the fact that the primary strategy for dealing with a North Texas ice storm consists of hiding under the bed and waiting for it to melt, the NFL now admits…

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Ayers, Cobb, Moore, Williams, Herzlich still in NFL draft green room

Most years, all of the players invited to Radio City Music Hall for the NFL draft are selected in the first round. But this year, after the NFL decided to bring a record 25 players to New York City, five players remain undrafted and just hoping to hear their names called today. Four of the…

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NFL could cancel Weeks 2 and 4 without losing any divisional games

Another day, another interesting nugget about the newly released NFL schedule, once again showing that the league office planned the 2011 season with the possibility of canceling some early games in mind. Yesterday the story was that the first three weeks of the season could easily be postponed and made up later, thanks to the…

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Sunday Night Football is loaded with great games

Sure, you wouldn’t expect us to say anything other than good things about the NBC Sunday Night Football schedule.  That said, the NBC Sunday Night Football schedule for 2011 is a very good thing. Even without the possibility of late-season flexing, the 17 selected games solid ones, beginning with the Thursday night opener between the…

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Santa gives NBC Bears-Packers on Christmas night

We believed that the Bears or the Saints would visit Lambeau Field to start the 2011 NFL season.  As it turns out, the Saints will get the assignment. The Bears will be visiting Wisconsin on another significant date on the calendar. The official schedule has been released, and it consists on Week 16 of the…

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Eagles-Vikings moves to primetime in Week 16

It took until the Week 16 slate of games, but the NFL has made a change in the Sunday night schedule with the help of flex scheduling. Chargers-Bengals has been moved out of the night game on December 26 to 4:o5 et, while Vikings-Eagles will be on Sunday Night Football.  Seahawks-Bucs has also be moved…

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No Week 15 flex

NBC’s Sunday Night Football schedule includes from Week 11 through Week 16 the ability to abandon the tentatively-scheduled game, and to replace it with another Sunday game.  Through the first five weeks of the flex portion of the schedule, no changes have been made. The league has announced that the December 19 game between the…

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Eagles-Cowboys stays in prime time Week 14

The Dallas Cowboys are already all but mathematically out of playoff contention, but that won’t keep them out of prime time. The NFL announced today that there’s no change in the schedule for the NBC Sunday night game Week 14, which means the previously scheduled Eagles-Cowboys game will remain in place. The combination of Michael…

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No Sunday night change in Week Thirteen

For the third straight week, the NFL and NBC decided that the original Sunday Night scheduled couldn’t be improved upon. Ravens-Steelers will remain the primetime game on Sunday, December 5th.  That’s no surprise and it will be the first part of an awesome division rivalry set of games that weekend.  Jets-Patriots will be the Monday…

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Chargers, Colts will stay put on Sunday night in Week 12

For the first two weeks of flex scheduling in the 2010 NFL season, the previously-scheduled games won’t be flexed out of the prime-time position. The league has announced that the Chargers-Colts game will remain in place on the evening of November 28, the last lazy Thanksgiving weekend evening on which we devour the last remaining…

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Eagles quickly become the “it” team

If you missed any of Philly’s 59-28 thrashing of the Redskins on Monday night, you can see them take on the Giants in five days, on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. The game, which was originally scheduled for that spot and not flexed out of it in the first week of this year’s flex scheduling, instantly…

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For the first week of flex scheduling, there's no flexing

Week 11 of each NFL seasons brings with it the annual commencement of “flex scheduling,” a procedure which allows the shifting of one of the Sunday afternoon games into the prime-time position on NBC. This year, there will be no change to the Week 11 Sunday night prime-time game.  And for good reason.  The tentatively…

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Mike Florio's SNF Extra chat: First half

Below is a transcript of Mike Florio’s chat in Sunday Night Football Extra for Week 9′s Cowboys-Packers game. You can access his live chat every week here: nbcsports.com/snfextra 8:12AskSNF: Even with the win today, do you think Chilly will finally get the axe? Please say yes!PFTonSNF: He’s safe for at least another week. 8:13PFTonSNF: Hello…

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Vincent Jackson finally shows up to work

It was eight days ago that PFT’s Mike Florio first reported that Chargers receiver Vincent Jackson would report to the team on October 29 and sign his restricted free agent tender. And wouldn’t you know, Jackson actually showed up. “I’m happy Vincent is here,” said General Manager A.J. Smith in a statement.  “I have no…

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