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Here are Richard Witt’s predictions for the NFC and AFC Championship games on Sunday: EAGLES (-2-5) over 49ers; Over 46.5 The bend-but-don’t break Eagles have yielded just 183 yards passing per game this season — close to 40 yards below the overall NFL average. Taken another way, the Philadelphia defense has yielded just 3.4 yards per carry on the ground — the best figure by any of the four remaining championship contenders. Given their emphasis on their own ground game, the Eagles are primed to deliver a proficient, organized first half, to garner an optimum chance to open up against this 49ers foe...
Brevin Galloway will miss a few games.
Tragic news has struck the world of professional wrestling with the word that one of wrestling's biggest stars has lost his life at the age of 38. Celebrity entertainment outlet TMZ, which is known for breaking the news of many deaths of famous people around the world, broke the news of the death of legendary wrestler Jay Briscoe, who has tragically died in a car crash at the age of 38.
I miss Jerry Rice. By the time I started understanding what football was, I'd just missed the star San Francisco 49ers wide receiver's prime years. It was in the late 1990s, however, that I began gravitating toward my favorite NFL players. Living in Pittsburgh, it was impossible not to love Steelers like Rod Woodson, Greg Lloyd and Kevin Greene, but something about Rice stuck with me. Watching him dominate, even late in his career, was like poetry in motion. He's arguably the greatest football player in NFL history, and there might never be another weapon to come along and break his records. But if there is a player to do it, it's Jerry Rice's son.