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Strongside/Weakside: Deshaun Watson

After leading his team to victory in the College Football Playoff National Championship, Clemson University quarterback Deshaun Watson announced he would forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the NFL Draft. Is he any good?

NFL Implements New Court Date Attire Regulations

NEW YORK—Citing players’ responsibility to represent themselves and the league in a professional manner, the NFL announced a new set of regulations Monday governing the attire that players are allowed to wear during court dates.

Best Sports Documentaries

With ESPN’s film ‘OJ: Made In America’ emerging as an Oscars frontrunner this year, Onion Sports looks back at some of the greatest sports documentaries of all time.

Report: Look How Big Player Is Next To Sideline Reporter

GREEN BAY, WI—Marveling at the pronounced disparity in size during the postgame interview, sources confirmed Sunday that, Jesus Christ, just look at how big Houston Texans nose tackle Vince Wilfork is next to the CBS sideline reporter.

Best Sports Video Games Of All Time

With titles such as ‘FIFA 17’ and ’NBA 2K17’ expected to be popular gifts this holiday season, Onion Sports looks back on some of the best sports video games of all time.

Strongside/Weakside: Ezekiel Elliott

After becoming only the third player in NFL history to rush for 1,000 yards in his first nine games, Dallas Cowboys rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott is an early candidate for league MVP. Is he any good?

Strongside/Weakside: Theo Epstein

In just five seasons, Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein assembled a team that is competing for the franchise’s first World Series title since 1908. Is he any good?

Jumbotron Really Trying To Push New Third-Down Cheer On Fans

SAN DIEGO—Noting that the phrase had appeared in large blue letters during each of the team’s offensive drives, sources at Qualcomm Stadium confirmed Friday that the Jumbotron was trying really hard to push a new third-down cheer on San Diego Chargers fans.
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Onion Sports’ NFL Week Nine Picks

OSN shares its expert analysis on the teams that will come away with victory in this weekend’s NFL week nine games:

Bengals at Dolphins

OSN’s Lock Of The Week: Bengals – Expect a tough and gritty matchup to eventually head to overtime deadlocked at 20-20, but with 6:38 left in the game, the voices in Andy Dalton’s mind—those dark, terrible voices he thought he’d finally rid himself of—start speaking again, louder and louder until he loses concentration and gives up a game-ending safety.

Chiefs at Bills

OSN’s Pick: Chiefs – This is another favorable matchup for the Chiefs, as the Bills have consistently struggled with winning games that they are playing in.

Falcons at Panthers

OSN’s Pick: Panthers – Expect this game to have a playoff-like atmosphere, given the dejected Falcons will be eliminated from the postseason.

Vikings at Cowboys

OSN’s Pick: Cowboys – Dallas tightens their grip on the NFC East race whether they win or lose.

Saints at Jets

OSN’s Pick: Saints – This battle between Rex and Rob Ryan should settle once and for all which brother is the more competent loudmouthed pile of shit.

Chargers at Redskins

OSN’s Pick: Chargers – Look for Chargers receivers to show Brandon Meriweather the proper way to hit someone.

Titans at Rams

OSN’s Pick: Rams – With the Rams’ dangerous pass rushers Chris Long and Robert Quinn, Titans quarterback Jake Locker must rely on his mobility if he wants to get off the turf after sacks.

Eagles at Raiders

OSN’s Pick: Eagles – The Eagles mustn’t get caught off guard by the devious read option from the Raiders, who will have their hands full trying to decipher Chip Kelly’s secret weapon: the read option.

Buccaneers at Seahawks

OSN’s Pick: Seahawks – This game will most likely take Greg Schiano off the hot seat.

Ravens at Browns

OSN’s Pick: Browns – Fans of top-notch pro football should keep their eyes glued to the screen so they don’t miss the two or three brief moments when it occurs during this game.

Steelers at Patriots

OSN’s Pick: Patriots – The Steelers have never been this much fun to watch.

Colts at Texans

OSN’s Pick: Colts – Don’t let the Texans’ 2-5 record fool you—their two wins were close scrapes against the Chargers and the Titans.

Bears at Packers

OSN’s Pick: Packers – Green Bay’s rookie running back Eddie Lacy will be challenged mentally and physically by the massive, daunting holes in the Bears’ defense.

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