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Jerry Tapp

Jerry Tapp

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Scoring TDs Is A Young Man's Job

Scoring TDs Is A Young Man's Job

Did you know that of the 1,393 touchdowns scored in the NFL in 2013 that 86 percent of those TDs were scored by players in their 20s?   Last season there were 1,393 touchdowns, 1,198 scored by players in their 20s and 195 scored by players in...
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Introducing The "Takeo" Awards

Introducing The "Takeo" Awards

Each year, 12 of the NFL's 32 teams get a chance to play in the playoffs. Names like Aaron Rodgers, Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Wes Welker and Marshawn Lynch punctuated the rosters of the 12 playoff teams in 2013...
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Best QB To Never Win Vs. Worst QB To Win A Super Bowl

Best QB To Never Win Vs. Worst QB To Win A Super Bowl

Fair or not, quarterbacks certainly get a lot of attention. In fact, the quarterback is the only position in the NFL where we keep records of that player's win-loss record. That also goes for the Super Bowl...
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Tracking Big Plays In The Big Game

Tracking Big Plays In The Big Game

One of the reasons last year’s Super Bowl was so exciting was the “big plays” that happened during the game. (Let’s define a “big play” as a play from scrimmage that went for 20 or more yards...
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Super Bowl MVP: Beware The 25-Year-Old QB!

Super Bowl MVP: Beware The 25-Year-Old QB!

In the 47-year history of the Super Bowl, we have had 48 players (there were co-MVPs in 1978) who were selected as the MVP of the game. Joe Montana, quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, won three of those awards, the most in the game’s history...
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6 Stats To Help Guide Your Super Bowl Prop Bets

6 Stats To Help Guide Your Super Bowl Prop Bets

How important is it to be the first team to score in the Super Bowl? In the previous 47 Super Bowl games, the team that scored first has won 31 times (65.6% winning percentage). Here's a few more stats regarding the first score in the Super Bowl. 1...
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Eagles And Redskins Are Kind Of Super, But Not Quite

Eagles And Redskins Are Kind Of Super, But Not Quite

Philadelphia Eagles fans and Washington Redskins fans have waited a long time to see their teams return to the Super Bowl. For the Eagles, their last visit to the Super Bowl was in 2004 when they lost to the New England Patriots...
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