Tag: Jimmy Garoppolo

NFL Week 4: Top Fantasy Football Tips from The Second String

by Alex Poletti
Photo by NFLspinzone

As we near the quartermark of the NFL season, the frontrunners start to cement their playoff berths while everyone else just tries to stay afloat. The last week until week 12 without byes, now is the last time you’ll be able to play with your full team for a while, so you better take advantage. With that in mind, here are the top fantasy football tips of the week, brought to you by The Second String. Continue reading “NFL Week 4: Top Fantasy Football Tips from The Second String”

NFL Week 3: Top Fantasy Football Tips from The Second String

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Mark Lomoglio/Associated Press

Though it’s still early in the season, week 3 is pivotal in any fantasy football team; whether you’re trying to extend that undefeated start or coming back from a heartbreaking loss, there’s no better time than the present to set the tone. With that in mind, here are the top fantasy football tips of the week, brought to you by The Second String. Continue reading “NFL Week 3: Top Fantasy Football Tips from The Second String”

EA Removes Patrick Mahomes from ‘Madden 20’ Cover Following Super Bowl Success

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Joe Burbank

After winning MVP honors at Super Bowl LIV, video game company Electronic Arts has removed Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes from the cover of their football video game ‘Madden 20,’ citing his playoff success being incongruent with what they expect from their cover athletes.

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Antonio Brown Accuses NFL of Conspiracy After Not Winning Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Michael Reaves / Getty Images file

Former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown spoke out on Tuesday, accusing the league of conspiracy after he was, in his eyes, snubbed for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, which was presented to Jaguars defensive end Calais Campbell on Saturday for his excellence on and off the field. Continue reading “Antonio Brown Accuses NFL of Conspiracy After Not Winning Walter Payton Man of the Year Award”

Patrick Mahomes Forgets He Has to Try for First Three Quarters of Super Bowl

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo

Despite already having an MVP award to his name, it seems that Super Bowl LIV champion Patrick Mahomes still has a lot to learn about the game of football. The superstar quarterback tells The Second String that he forgot he was supposed to try during the first three quarters of Sunday’s big game against the San Francisco 49ers, forcing him to do all the work in the final quarter of the game.

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Refs Go Mad with Power After Calling Offensive Pass Interference on George Kittle

by Alex Poletti
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The referees of Super Bowl LIV have reportedly gone mad with power and are now trying to overthrow the NFL after calling offensive pass interference on San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle with no objection, a reporter at the scene tells The Second String. Continue reading “Refs Go Mad with Power After Calling Offensive Pass Interference on George Kittle”

Tyreek Hill Successfully Activates $1 Million ‘Don’t Choke Girlfriend’ Clause of Contract

by Alex Poletti
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It was a big payday for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who received a $1 million bonus by fulfilling the terms of the “Don’t choke your girlfriend” clause of the three-year, $54 million contract he signed at the beginning of the season.

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Report: ‘Jimmy Geesus’ Garoppolo Now More Popular than Actual Jesus in San Francisco

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

It’s been a good year for San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Not only has the former Patriot found his way to the Super Bowl, but he recently overtook Jesus of Nazareth, the lord and savior of the Christian religion, in a new poll of most popular Jesuses in San Francisco, a report by The Second String shows. Continue reading “Report: ‘Jimmy Geesus’ Garoppolo Now More Popular than Actual Jesus in San Francisco”

Aaron Rodgers Released by State Farm Following NFC Championship Loss

by Alex Poletti
Photo by AP Photo/Ben Margot

Insurance behemoth State Farm announced that they are parting ways with star quarterback and advertising frontman Aaron Rodgers following his disappointing loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship.

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San Franciscans Pray for Earthquake to Stop Pain of Losing to Falcons

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group

In a day of sports-related disasters, citizens of San Francisco have turned to forces beyond their control to destroy the city via earthquake, so fans won’t have to deal with the aftermath of losing to the 5-9 Atlanta Falcons.

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