Josh Gordon
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The NFL will allow Josh Gordon to play in Week 5 despite numerous transgressions. He’ll serve the same suspension time in 2016 as Tom Brady, further proving the idiocy of Roger Goodell. That’s neither here nor there though. The important thing to determine is if Josh Gordon can help your fantasy team
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With Gordon there is always going to be a disclaimer. Any projection for Gordon is subject to whether or not Gordon can keep his nose clean. That is obviously the risk you take if you use a draft pick on Gordon. Another failed test or incident will end his season and possibly his career.
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Gordon has not played since 2014. It seems like an eternity ago that he dominated the league by catching 87 passes for 1,646 yards and nine touchdowns despite missing two games due to suspension. Going that long without playing and even longer since he was a dominant performer causes some concern, but Gordon is just 25 years old.
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When Gordon dominated he did so with a combination on Jason Campbell, Brandon Weeden and Brian Hoyer. He doesn’t exactly have Bernie Kosar throwing it to him, but Robert Griffin III and Josh McCown figure to provide better quarterback play than Gordon previously received.
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Gordon, at 6’3, 225 pounds is a physical receiver with great speed and athleticism. Although I wouldn’t draft him as a #15 fantasy receiver, I do believe he has the capability of performing like one. Total numbers will take a hit because he’ll miss four games, but the final 11 or 12 games (depending on your league rules) are more important that the first four. I currently have him ranked as a low-end WR2.
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How you choose to draft Gordon will depend on how much of a risk taker you are. He is certainly a wild card.
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Cam Newton dance
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As we move closer to the football season let’s take a look at the fantasy options in the NFC South.
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Five Stars
Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans Saints
Brandin Cooks, WR, New Orleans Saints
Mike Evans, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Devonta Freeman, RB, Atlanta Falcons
Julio Jones, WR, Carolina Panthers
Doug Martin, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen, TE, Carolina Panthers
Carolina Panthers Defense
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Four Stars
Coby Fleener, TE, New Orleans Saints
Graham Gano, K, Carolina Panthers
Mark Ingram, RB, New Orleans Saints
Matt Ryan, QB, Atlanta Falcons
Jonathan Stewart, RB, Carolina Panthers
Jameis Winston, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Three Stars
Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Carolina Panthers
Matt Bryant, K, Atlanta Falcons
Devin Funchess, WR, Carolina Panthers
Ted Ginn, WR, Carolina Panthers
Vincent Jackson, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Mohamed Sanu, WR, Atlanta Falcons
Jacob Tamme, TE, Atlanta Falcons
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Two Stars
Roberto Aguayo, K, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Cameron Artis-Payne, RB, Carolina Panthers
Tevin Campbell, RB, Atlant Falcons
Tim Hightowner, RB, New Orleans Saints
Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Willie Snead, WR, New Orleans Saints
C.J. Spiller, RB, New Orleans Saints
Michael Thomas, WR, New Orleans Saints
Atlanta Falcons Defense
New Orleans Saints Defense
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Defense
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One Star
Cameron Brate, TE, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Justin Hardy, WR, Atlanta Falcons
Louis Murphy, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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Adrian Peterson vikings
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As we move closer to the football season let’s take a look at the fantasy options in the NFC North.
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Five Stars
Alshon Jeffery, WR, Chicago Bears
Eddie Lacy, RB, Green Bay Packers
Jordy Nelson, WR, Green Bay Packers
Adrian Peterson, RB, Minnesota Vikings
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay Packers
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Four Stars
Randall Cobb, WR, Green Bay Packers
Mason Crosby, K, Green Bay Packers
Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
Golden Tate, WR, Detroit Lions
Blair Walsh, K, Minnesota Vikings
Minnesota Vikings Defense
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Three Stars
Ameer Abdullah, RB, Detroit Lions
Jared Cook, TE, Green Bay Packers
Jay Cutler, QB, Chicago Bears
Stefon Diggs, WR, Minnesota Vikings
Eric Ebron, TE, Detroit Lions
Robbie Gould, K, Chicago Bears
Marvin Jones, WR, Detroit Lions
Jeremy Langford, RB, Chicago Bears
Matt Prater, K, Detroit Lions
Kevin White, WR, Chicago Bears
Green Bay Packers Defense
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Two Stars
Davante Adams, WR, Green Bay Packers
Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Minnesota Vikings
Charles Johnson, WR, Minnesota Vikings
T.J. Jones, WR, Detroit Lions
Zach Miller, TE, Chicago Bears
Theo Riddick, RB, Detroit Lions
Richard Rodgers, TE, Green Bay Packers
Eddie Royal, WR, Chicago Bears
Kyle Rudolph, TE, Minnesota Vikings
Laquon Treadwell, WR, Minnesota Vikings
Chicago Bears Defense
Detroit Lions Defense
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One Star
Jordan Howard, RB, Chicago Bears
Jarius Wright, WR, Minnesota Vikings
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Odell Beckham
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As we move closer to the football season let’s take a look at the fantasy options in the NFC East.
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Five Stars
Odell Beckham, Jr., WR, New York Giants
Dex Bryant, WR, Dallas Cowboys
Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Dallas Cowboys
Jordan Reed, TE, Washington Redskins
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Four Stars
Josh Brown, K, New York Giants
Kirk Cousins , QB, Washington Redskins
Eli Manning, QB, New York Giants
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Three Stars
Dan Bailey, K, Dallas Cowboys
Zach Ertz, TE, Philadelphia Eagles
Dustin Hopkins, K, Washington Redskins
DeSean Jackson, WR, Washington Redskins
Rashad Jennings, RB, New York Giants
Matt Jones, RB, Washington Redskins
Ryan Mathews, RB, Philadelphia Eagles
Jordan Matthews, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
Cody Parkey, K, Philadelphia Eagles
Tony Romo, QB, Dallas Cowboys
Sterling Shepard, WR, New York Giants
Jason Witten, TE, Dallas Cowboys
Dallas Cowboys Defense
New York Giants Defense
Philadelphia Eagles Defense
Washington Redskins Defense
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Two Stars
Nelson Agholor, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
Sam Bradford, QB, Philadelphia Eagles
Brent Celek, TE, Philadelphia Eagles
Victor Cruz, WR, New York Giants
Larry Donnell, TE, New York Giants
Pierre Garcon, WR, Washington Redskins
Darren McFadden, RB, Dallas Cowboys
Alfred Morris, RB, Dallas Cowboys
Rueben Randle, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
Darren Sproles, RB, Philadelphia Eagles
Will Tye, TE, New York Giants
Shane Vereen, RB, New York Giants
Terrance Williams, WR, Dallas Cowboys
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One Star
Cole Beasley, WR, Dallas Cowboys
Jamison Crowder, WR, Washington Redskins
Josh Doctson, WR, Washington Redskins
Chris Givens, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
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Jay Ajayi
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Arian Foster’s signing puts a damper on Jay Ajayi’s fantasy forecast for the upcoming NFL season. He is a running back that has topped 1,200 rushing yards with double-digit touchdowns in four of the past six seasons. As long as he can stay healthy, Foster should get plenty of touches this year, but there should be enough to go around.
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Foster will turn 30 before the year start. He has missed nearly half (23 of 48) of his games the previous three seasons. Most recently Foster lost all but four games of the 2015 season, which was cut short by an Achilles’ tear. He finished with 163 yards on 63 carries for a paltry 2.6 yards per carry average. Foster did manage to catch 22 passes. His receiving totals (227 yards, 2 touchdowns) exceeded his rushing totals (163 yards, 1 touchdown).
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That is the way I envision Foster doing most of his damage. He has proved himself capable of thriving in the passing game, catching 241 passes in 70 games since 2010. That is good for 3.4 receptions per game. He seems to embrace that role. In a recent interview with the Miami Herald, he stated that his strength at this stage of his career is “route-running and catching the ball out of the backfield” and that Adam Gase knows how to “steer the ship and that he’s happy to have a seat on the boat.” His is willing to accept whatever role the Dolphins find for him.
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Ajayi ran for 187 yards on 49 carries (3.8 ypc) as a rookie, adding seven catches for 90 yards in nine games. He should be able to improve in year two. The Dolphins drafted Rookie Laremy Tunsil and added Jermon Bushrod from the Bears to improve their guard play. Branden Albert has worked on his conditioning and should be more effective in 2016. Improved offensive line and having a year under his belt should help Ajayi develop in Year 2.
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Foster’s presence does make Ajayi more of a RB3 option. There is always the possibility that the veteran Foster wins the starting job about from Ajayi at some point. That’s something to keep in mind during your fantasy draft.

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Amari Cooper
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As we move closer to the football season let’s take a look at the fantasy options in the AFC West.
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Five Stars
Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs
Denver Broncos Defense
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Four Stars
Keenan Allen, WR, San Diego Chargers
C.J. Anderson, Denver Broncos
Derek Carr, QB, Oakland Raiders
Amari Cooper, WR,  Oakland Raiders
Antonio Gates, TE, San Diego Chargers
Travis Kelce, TE, Kansas City Chiefs
Jeremy Maclin, WR, Kansas City Chiefs
Latavius Murray, RB, Oakland Raiders
Philip Rivers, QB, San Diego Chargers
Emmanuel Sanders, WR, Denver Broncos
Cairo Santos, K, Kansas City Chiefs
Demaryius Thomas, WR, Denver Broncos
Kansas City Chiefs Defense
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Three Stars
Michael Crabtree, WR, Oakland Raiders
Melvin Gordon, RB, San Diego Chargers
Sebastian Janikowski, K, Oakland Raiders
Josh Lambo, K, San Diego Chargers
Brandon McManus, K, Denver Broncos
Alex Smith, QB, Kansas City Chiefs
Danny Woodhead, RB, San Diego Chargers
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Two Stars
Travis Benjamin, WR, San Diego Chargers
Stevie Johnson, WR, San Diego Chargers
Mark Sanchez, QB, Denver Broncos
Albert Wilson, WR, Kansas City Chiefs
Oakland Raiders Defense
San Diego Chargers Defense
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One Star
Virgil Green, TE, Denver Broncos
Jeff Heuerman, TE, Denver Broncos
Jordan Norwood, WR, Denver Broncos
Mychal Rivera, TE, Oakland Raiders
Seth Roberts, WR, Oakland Raiders
Clive Walford, TE, Oakland Raiders
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DeAndre Hopkins
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As we move closer to the football season let’s take a look at the fantasy options in the AFC South.
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Five Stars
DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Houston Texans
Andrew Luck, QB, Indianapolis Colts
Allen Robinson, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
Houston Texans Defense
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Four Stars
Blake Bortles, QB, Jacksonville Jaguars
T.Y. Hilton, WR, Indianapolis Colts
Allen Hurns, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
Lamar Miller, RB, Houston Texans
Adam Vinatieri, K, Indianapolis Colts
Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans
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Three Stars
Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis Colts
Frank Gore, RB, Indianpolis Colts
Derrick Henry, RB, Tennessee Titans
Chris Ivory, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
Donte Moncrief, WR, Indianapolis Colts
DeMarco Murray, RB, Tennessee Titans
Nick Novak, K, Houston Texans
Julius Thomas, TE, Jacksonville Jaguars
T.J. Yeldon, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
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Two Stars
Marcus Mariota, QB, Tennessee Titans
Rishard Matthews, WR, Tennessee Titans
Jason Myers, K, Jacksonville Jaguars
Brock Osweiler, QB, Houston Texans
Cecil Shorts, WR, Houston Texans
Kendall Wright, WR, Tennessee Titans
Indianapolis Colts Defense
Jacksonville Jaguars Defense
Tennessee Titans Defense
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One Star
Alfred Blue, RB, Houston Texans
Will Fuller, WR, Houston Texans
Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Tennessee Titans
Ryan Griffin, TE, Houston Texans
Ryan Succop, K, Tennessee Titans
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Antonio Brown
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As we move closer to the football season let’s take a look at the fantasy options in the AFC North.
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Five Stars
Le’Veon Bell, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers
Antonio Brown, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Tyler Eifert, TE, Cincinnati Bengals
A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers
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Four Stars
Gary Barnidge, TE, Cleveland Browns
Josh Gordon, WR, Cleveland Browns
Ladarius Green, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers
Justin Tucker, K, Baltimore Ravens
Cincinnati Bengals Defense
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Three Stars
Chris Boswell, K, Pittsburgh Steelers
Andy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati Bengals
Joe Flacco, QB, Baltimore Ravens
Justin Forsett, RB, Baltimore Ravens
Duke Johnson, RB, Cleveland Browns
Mike Nugent, K, Cincinnati Bengals
Steve Smith, Sr., WR, Baltimore Ravens
Markus Wheaton, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers
Baltimore Ravens Defense
Pittsburgh Steelers Defense
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Two Stars
Kamar Aiken, WR, Baltimore Ravens
Buck Allen, RB, Baltimore Ravens
Tyler Boyd, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Sammie Coates, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
Corey Coleman, WR, Cleveland Browns
Travis Coons, K, Cleveland Browns
Isaiah Crowell, RB, Cleveland Browns
Brandon LaFell, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
Ben Watson, TE, Baltimore Ravens
Mike Wallace, WR, Baltimore Ravens
DeAngelo Williams, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers
Cleveland Browns Defense
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One Star
Robert Griffin III, QB, Cleveland Browns
Andrew Hawkins, WR, Cleveland Browns
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Brady Spike
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As we move closer to the football season let’s take a look at the fantasy options in the AFC East.
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Five Stars
Tom Brady, QB, New England Patriots
Julian Edelman, WR, New England Patriots
Stephen Gostkowski, K, New England Patriots
Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots
Brandon Marshall, WR, New York Jets
LeSean McCoy, RB, Buffalo Bills
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Four Stars
Eric Decker, WR, New York Jets
Matt Forte, RB, New York Jets
Tyrod Taylor, QB, Buffalo Bills
Sammy Watkins, WR, Buffalo Bills
New England Patriots Defense
New York Jets Defense
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Three Stars
Jay Ajayi, RB, Miami Dolphins
Martellus Bennett, TE, New England Patriots
Charles Clay, TE, Buffalo Bills
Ryan Fitzpatrick, QB, (Assuming he’ll re-sign with the Jets)
Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, New England Patriots (only until Brady returns)
Dion Lewis, RB, New England Patriots
DeVante Parker, WR, Miami Dolphins
Ryan Tannehill, QB, Miami Dolphins
Buffalo Bills Defense
Miami Dolphins Defense
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Two Stars
Danny Amendola, WR, New England Patriots
LeGarrette Blount, RB, New England Patriots
Jordan Cameron, TE, Miami Dolphins
Dan Carpenter, K, Buffalo Bills
Nick Folk, K, New York Jets
Arian Foster, RB, Miami Dolphins
Andrew Franks, K, Miami Dolphins
Bilal Powell, RB, New York Jets
Kenny Stills, WR, Miami Dolphins
Robert Woods, WR, Buffalo Bills
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One Star
Chris Hogan, WR, New England Patriots
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LestersLegends Best Fantasy Football Team Name Contest
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The 2016 fantasy football season is around the corner. Not only do you have to put in the prep work for your fantasy football draft, but you have come up with a cool team name. The 2016 Lester’s Legends Best Fantasy Football Team Name Contest gives you a chance to show off how clever you are. Not only will you have the bragging rights, but you have a chance to take home a prize. The winner will take home a $25 gift certificate.
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All you need to win is a creative name and contact information to get your prize. You can reference football players, songs, movies, whatever. Just be original and keep it somewhat clean. Avoid the low hanging fruit if you’re looking to win the prize.
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Limit three team names per entrant. The contest will be open until August 21st. We will then narrow it down to ten team names and determine the winner. Scroll down past the entries below to submit your names.
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Here are the 2015 finalists:
Bend Back like Beckham
Fourth and Lynches (2015 contest winner)
I LaFell and it Ertz
Now watch me Chip, now watch me Mur-Ray
Rage Against the Vereen
Spiller High Life
The King Jameis Bible
When I Poo I Forsett
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Here are the 2014 finalists:
Clear eyes, Foles Hearts, Can’t Lose
For Whom Le’ Bell Tolls
Joiquierro Taco Bell
Kuechly in the Bedroom
Le’Veon on a Prayer
Saved by Le’ Bell
Sons of anArchie (2014 contest winner)
The Walking Dez
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Here are the 2013 finalists:
Blair Walsh Project
Blurred Tynes
Come Helu High Water
Harvin hip problems, I feel bad for you son
Luck B a Brady 2Nite
I Find Urlacher Faith Disturbing
I Pitta the Fool (2013 contest winner)
The Land Before Tynes
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Here are the 2012 finalists:
50 Shades of Heyward Bey
Biggie Smalls is the Hillis
Helu… Is it me you’re looking for?
Here’s my number, so call me Brady
Percy Control
RG3P0 (2012 contest winner)
Sexy Andy knows it
Teenage Newton Ninja Turtles
That’s a McCown Question Bro
Weeden’t Start The Fire
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Here are the 2011 finalists:
Avoid the Lloyd
Belichick yourself b4 you REX yourself (2011 contest winner)
Brady Back Ribs
Burrested Development
Flaccoroni N Cheese
It’s all about the ReX’s & tOe’s
Plaxidental Shooting
Shot through Gerhart, and You’re to Blame
The Hillis have Eyes
Throw Mamma from the Torain
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Here are the 2010 finalists:
A Kolb Day in Hell
Cooley than the Other Side of the Pillow
Corn on the Schaub
Dezzie Does Dallas (2010 contest winner)
Henne Nut Cheerios
Ix-nay on the Heyward-Bey – Reid
Revis and Butthead
Schaub Shank Redemption
Texas Chainsaw Massaquoi
The Godfavre
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Here are the 2009 finalists:
Kibbles and Vicks (2009 contest winner)
Eli-The Other White Manning
Forgetting Brandon Marshall
Cassel Greyskull
ScoobyDrewBreesDoo!


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