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Paul Finebaum Reacts To Alabama’s Shocking Upset Loss

Nick Saban walks across the field.

Nick Saban walks across the field.

A wild Saturday of college football culminated with Texas A&M shocking Alabama in College Station. The loss was the first for the Tide in nearly two years.

It was an atypical performance for a Nick Saban team. The Crimson Tide, who were favored by three touchdowns, fell behind 24-10 and even after battling back to take a 38-31 lead, surrendered 10 unanswered points in the final five minutes to lose 41-38.

This morning, ESPN radio host Paul Finebaum appeared on SportsCenter and broke down the shocking defeat. He criticized Alabama for getting beat up in the trenches, and also called out the decision to throw three times from the 3-yard-line when they were down 31-27 in the fourth quarter.

“I was concerned about the fact that Alabama was dominated on both lines of scrimmage,” Finebaum said, via Saturday Down South. “I haven’t seen

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NFL World Reacts To Tom Brady, 49ers News

Tampa Bay Bucs quarterback Tom Brady against Washington in the Wild Card.

Tampa Bay Bucs quarterback Tom Brady against Washington in the Wild Card.

Tom Brady will make his return to New England on Sunday night as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The reigning Super Bowl champions are set to play the Patriots on Sunday Night Football in arguably the most-anticipated game of the regular season.

According to a new book, Brady did not want to make his return as a member of the Buccaneers. Instead, Brady reportedly had another preferred free agency landing spot.

Seth Wickersham of ESPN reports in his new book, “It’s Better To Be Feared,” that Brady called former wide receiver Wes Welker prior to free agency.

From NBC Sports Bay Area:

Brady informed Welker, San Francisco’s wide receivers coach, if the 49ers were interested, he would finish his career in the Bay Area after 20 seasons and six Super Bowl titles with the New England

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NFL World Reacts To Matthew Stafford’s Rams Debut

Matthew Stafford warms up on the field.

Matthew Stafford warms up on the field.

Matthew Stafford’s debut with the Los Angeles Rams was a successful one.

The former Detroit Lions quarterback led his team to a win over his old divisional rival, the Chicago Bears. Stafford and the Rams crushed the Bears, 34-14, to open the season with a nice victory.

Stafford played very well, throwing for 321 yards and three touchdowns on 20 of 26 passing in the season-opening win.

Rams head coach Sean McVay was extremely impressed.

The rest of the NFL world was pretty impressed, too. Stafford playing in McVay’s offense with the Rams weapons should be pretty fun to watch moving forward.

It’s only one game, but the Rams have to be very happy with their trade for the former No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick.

Stafford and the Rams’ offense looked like a team capable of making a deep playoff run,

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Paul Finebaum Reacts To Ohio State’s Loss On Saturday

Paul Finebaum makes comments about roy Williams.

Paul Finebaum makes comments about roy Williams.

College football analyst Paul Finebaum usually jumps for joy when a non-SEC team with national title hopes loses a big game. But Ohio State’s loss to Oregon on Saturday has prompted a different reaction from him.

Appearing on SportsCenter, Finebaum called it “hard to explain” what happened to Ohio State in the game. He credited Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal and offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead with creating a brilliant gameplan.

As for Ohio State, he noted that their defense couldn’t get a stop and their offense couldn’t get enough going. Finebaum believes that Ohio State’s road to the College Football Playoff is now “very complicated.”

“It’s hard to explain what happened yesterday at The Horseshoe,” Finebaum said. “Especially when you consider that Oregon, coming into the game, without its two best players and maybe the best player in college football (in

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