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Big Ben Tuesday: NFL QB Staring Contests; Brock Osweiler, Tony Romo and Jimmy Garoppolo

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CHUNKY, MISSISSIPPI – I’ve got my head turned toward the NFL again, and the QB Chinese fire drill is riveting. The landscape for quarterbacks is pretty barren – only old and fragile veterans remain available, while the draft class is filled with not-ready-for-prime-time projects. Anybody with an arm and a few snaps under his belt is getting […]

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Finding The Next Bill Belichick, NFL Playoffs Notes and Is Ryan Another Romo?

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FOXBOROUGH, MA – Channel Your Inner Bill Belichick. That’s exactly what happens every January. It’s not just the coaches whose teams are making playoff runs. GM’s and owners are collaborating, sifting through data, utilizing crystal balls, Ouija boards and anything else that will help them land the “Next Belichick.” Hope Springs Eternal, some say and […]

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Same Auld Lang Syne: More Free Cheesy Bruin NFL Picks, Notes, NFL Cheerleaders

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TIMES SQUARE – The Waterford Crystal Ball dropped at the crossroads of the world at midnight ushering in another New Year and as the mess is being cleaned up by New York’s Cleanest, I’m here with my NFL crystal ball for another Free Cheesy Bruin NFL Picks segment. I went five out of six last […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s Free NFL Picks, Cheerleaders, NFL Notes

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MARLBORO, NY– One thing I know about myself: for as long as I can remember, losing at anything never sits well. This rule also applies to my favorite teams, the Boston Bruins and Dallas Cowboys. Especially when they were on the short end of games against the hated Montreal Canadians and New York Giants, respectively. […]

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Comeback Kid Cheesy Bruin with FREE NFL Picks, NFL Notes

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MARLBORO, NY– As much as I’d like to think I’m Nostradamus when it comes to handicapping NFL games, I am only human after all… as a 1-3 week saw the efficiency rate plummet to an unheard of 55% (24-20).  If you are a regular you expect something in the 60-65% out of my efforts against […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s Free NFL Picks, Plus News re Snookie and the Jets, Osweiler, Cowboys, Matt Ryan

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MANALAPAN TOWNSHIP, NJ – This is the last column from what turned out to be… an almost-permanent (one-year) temporary living arrangement. Starting next week I’ll be reporting from the hometown of Snookie – Marlboro, New York. Wait until this sleepy little town hears that a writer of a sports web site has taken up residence. […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s Weekly Free NFL Picks, NFL Notes, Tom Brady Divorce Rumors?

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ENGLISHTOWN, NJ – To borrow a line Lynyrd Skynyrd used on their One More From The Road album, I am as hot as a fox in a forest fire… when it comes to my Cheesy Bruin’s Weekly Free NFL Picks. On the season my 65% success rate is solid but the past four weeks I […]

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Beat Your Bookie: Cheesy Bruin’s NFL Weekly Picks: Fave, Best Best, Underdog, Over, Under

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SARASOTA, FL – It’s here! Football Sundays are back starting today and so are the always stellar Cheesy Bruin’s NFL Weekly Picks. Cam Newton may use dental floss to dislodge pesky portions of orange but I prefer a toothpick to rid remnants of bookies from my mouth after chewing these chumps up at a 60% […]

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Why JJ Watt is a Bad Teammate

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WAUKESHA, WI – Pouring over the sports pages for a solid 4-5 seconds, we came across a story that nearly knocked us off the toilet. After a solid three to four seconds of contemplation, introspection and straining, a burning question – and jalapeno – forced its way out of us: Is JJ Watt a Bad […]

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Bald, Beautiful and Free NFL Picks and Notes

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SEVILLE, SPAIN – I feel like The Barber of Seville, having gone the route of fellow contributors here at MTM by going bald. All it took was taking a Bic single-blade disposable razor to my scalp. After a few quick nicks, I found that the proper tool isn’t a plastic throw-a-way. ‘Tis the season, though, […]

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