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Grinding Ax: Top 10 NFL Dumb Bastards,

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FREEHOLD, NJ – With all the terror talk around us… all day, every day, (I’m referring to the Dallas Cowboys) I surmised that we needed a diversion. And as it’s been quite some time since I rolled out one of my lists, today’s Top 10 NFL Dumb Bastards satisfies two birds with one bone… or something […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Baked Apple Ramblings – Geno, Mets, Jets, Parnell

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BRONX, NY – Just got back from a somewhat difficult day at work. I overslept this morning, skipped lunch, and the temperature in NYC reached 95. I’m overheated, underfed, and downright ornery. Seems like the perfect time to bang out another edition of Angry Ward. Bobby Parnell Sucks! Please make Bobby Parnell and his arsonist […]

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Geno Smith as Jets Leader? Teammates: Not So Fast

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EL BARIO, LA BRONX – I am back once again. This week feels like the longest week ever. I am tired and drained but will dig deep and scrap together a piece. I will discuss the things that jumped out to me about the Geno Smith incident and nothing. Nothing: With apologies to Jerry Seinfeld […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: The Matts Can’t Read, Yankees Hit and Geno Play?

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BRONX, NY – It was a scant couple of weeks ago when I wrote this sign-off on my column: “*Note to Management: I am on vacation as of today. As Dr. Leo Marvin prescribed to Bob Wiley in What About Bob?, I am taking a vacation from my problems until further notice. Thanks, everyone!” I thought […]

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Ready for Some Football? NFL Predictions from Grinding Ax

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OXNARD, CA – NFL training camps are open – just as the Mets are teasing their fan base with visions of 1980’s grandeur. Moreover, Big Blue, the J-E-T-S and the rest of the NFL are gearing up to steal headlines. -Will Eli Gump have a banner year with his arsenal of weapons or will they break down […]

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Tide Turns for Buckeyes, a 12 Gauge, Ducks and Preppy Strippers

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ARLINGTON, TX – On January 12th, in this town known more for the presence of Nolan Ryan than anything else, the improbable will happen: College Football will have its first semblance of a true championship bout. And the combatants couldn’t be more unlikely; the Ohio State Buckeyes, who stunned Alabama’s Crimson Tide behind a third-string […]

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Free Week 14 NFL Picks and Remembering The Fumble

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HICKSVILLE, NY – Writing “I won’t pick Giants and Jets games for MTM anymore” five hundred times on a chalkboard would serve as ample punishment for subjecting you to these games on a weekly basis. Last week, local teams hit a low not seen around these parts since the Joe Pisarcek and Richard Todd eras. […]

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Thanksgiving Leftovers, Free NFL Picks, Giants vs Jaguars, Dolphins vs Jets

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – There’s no place like home for the holidays is how the old Xmas carol goes, but the Thanksgiving slate of NFL games had two of the three hosts choking on turkey bones – including my Dallas Cowboys. Thankfully, I was stuffing my face and washing the food down with wine and […]

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Week 9 NFL/Rugby Picks: Jets, Chiefs, Colts, Giants

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Most of our audience immersed themselves with a rugby game held in Chicago yesterday, and admittedly I watched about the first twenty minutes for some stupid reason before realizing the match was a lot like a Jets game–the longer it went the worse things got.  I realize the New Zealand team is like the ’85 […]

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Far-Fetched NFL Trade Scenarios That Could Happen

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UPSTATE, NY – With the NFL trade deadline tomorrow, it’s time to put my general manager cap on and predict some of the trades us at Meet The Matts would like to see completed Tuesday night. Should the New York Jets make another move? What about the Giants? Should they add a wide receiver? A lot […]

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