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Jim Sez 9/24/2017 by Jim Hurley

Focus on Downfield Passing When Evaluating NFL Quarterbacks


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It's funny to hear so many NFL game announcers talking about the importance of "mobility" or "escape-ability" when discussing NFL quarterbacks. While it's true that having good feet can get you out of trouble, or help you make plays in clutch situations, if footwork was THAT important, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning wouldn't have been the biggest stars of the modern era!

When you're trying to pick NFL winners, particularly UPSET CALLS that score those nice moneyline returns (and make handicapping headlines!), you need to focus on downfield passing. Successful quarterbacks can stretch the defense, or throw in the short or…

Sports Betting Notebook 9/23/2017 by Jim Hurley

Are the Oakland Raiders For Real


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There was a lot of disagreement in Las Vegas this past summer regarding the likelihood that the Oakland Raiders were going to be an NFL power. A lot of "locals" were supporting the Raiders with futures bets and Regular Season Win bets because the team would be moving to Las Vegas within a couple of years. But, many of the so-called sharps thought the team was going to fall back to earth after playing over their heads in 2016.

Why were the 12-4 Raiders seen as pretenders?

*They won a lot of…

Hurley on Horses 9/22/2017 by Jim Hurley



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With the 3-year-old rankings (if there even is one) as wide open now as it was during the preps leading up to the Kentucky Derby, there are a pair of late season restricted Graded Stakes, the $1 Million Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby at PARX on Saturday, which could, if it is even possible, determine a division leader and the $400K Grade 3 Oklahoma Derby at Remington Park on Sunday. (Check back Saturday Night for the Preview of the Oklahoma Derby.)

As we look forward to the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) on Saturday at PARX following his commanding 3 1/4-length victory…

Exclusive Coverage of all NFL 9/24/2017

Patriots reflect NFL's Sunday of Solidarity

During the NFL's Sunday of Solidarity, perhaps the most poignant remarks and reactions to President Donald Trump's attack on dissident players were those by the New England Patriots.

Exclusive Coverage of all College Football 9/24/2017

First and 20: Georgia's Fromm leads freshman QB invasion

Nothing is more treasured to a college football team than experience at quarterback.