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NFL Week Two: Top Storylines to Watch

By Doran Grieshaber, Sports Writer

With only the Monday night game left to be played, week 2 of the NFL season is just about wrapped up. While every team has a story from this week, a few notable ones come from the Rams, Vikings, and Patriots. The Rams got their first win since moving back to Los Angeles, the Vikings have received a ray of hope without Christian Ponder, and the Patriots are now down yet another quarterback.

After getting shutout in their first game since moving back to Los Angeles, the Rams have now won their first game of the season and are now 1-1. They beat their NFC West rival Seattle Seahawks 9-3 in their home opener on Sunday with the majority of the credit going to the Ram’s defense. They held Russel Wilson to 254 passing yards and no touchdowns, and held the Seahawks run game to 75 yards as well.

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Chiefs Pull off Comeback to Defeat Chargers, 33-27

By Tyler Zaring, Sports Editor

For a while on Sunday afternoon, it appeared that the Kansas City Chiefs season opener would be a huge disappointment.  However, it was a comeback for the ages that set a new franchise record.  The 21-point comeback against the San Diego Chargers helped the Chiefs start the season on a good note and in front of Chiefs Kingdom at Arrowhead Stadium.

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Tim Tebo Pursues Baseball Career

By Grieshaber, Sports Writer

Earlier this year, Tim Tebow, former NFL quarterback and Florida Gator legend, talked about turning his athletic abilities towards professional baseball. The media hype came to a new high this week, when he worked out in Los Angeles with representatives from all but two MLB teams in attendance. While Tebow showed off some fairly impressive skills, most teams were not interested in signing him. The two teams that reportedly showed the most interest were the Colorado Rockies and Atlanta Braves. Even if he never becomes an MLB star, this signing could still pay off for the Braves.

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Manning Beats Brady, Faces Cam in Super Bowl 50

By Tyler Zaring, Sports Writer               

This past Sunday the National Football League started the Championship weekend of the playoffs to find out who will play in the Super Bowl on February 7.

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In the American Football Conference the Denver Broncos played against the New England Patriots. In the National Football Conference the Carolina Panthers faced the Arizona Cardinals. In the Broncos versus Patriots game the league got to see for maybe the last time, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning play against each other. In the Panthers versus Cardinals game two high powered offenses went against each other with quarterbacks Cam Newton and Carson Palmer, two MVP candidates, squaring off.

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Week 10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Advice

By Jeff Specker, Sports Writer

Navigating the waiver wire can be difficult, but it’s a crucial part of winning your fantasy football league. The ability to snag players that are having a breakout season is vital, just ask Odell Beckham Jr. owners from last year. According to ESPN,  OBJ was owned on nearly one-third of championship fantasy teams. Along with raw breakout seasons, you also have to watch for injuries. Just because injuries may hurt your team doesn’t mean they can’t help you either. When stars go down (LeVeon Bell) backups get their chance to shine, not only on the gridiron, but in the virtual world as well.

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NFL Down to Three Undefeated Teams After Broncos Loss

By Tyler Zaring, Sports Writer

With week nine in the National Football League over there are only three teams that remain undefeated in the 2015 season. The remaining teams include the New England Patriots, Cincinnati Bengals, and Carolina Panthers. The New England Patriots are looking to repeat after winning the Super Bowl last year and to show that they can win despite the deflategate scandal.

The Carolina Panthers and Cincinnati Bengals are trying to prove themselves as true contenders to make the playoffs and play in the Super Bowl. Both teams have had a bye week and see themselves with an eight and zero record with eight more weeks left to play in the season.

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