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NFL Friday - Divisional Round Edition

by Brendan Bowers, Kenny Ducey, Matt Rosenfeld

Kenny Ducey & Matt Rosenfeld break down the NFL's Wildcard weekend including the controversial picked up flag in the Detroit-Dallas game, and the lack of Cardinal offence in the Arizona-Carolina game.  They then preview each matchup of the NFL Divisional round including players to watch in each game, and key matchups.  Producer Brendan Bowers joins in during the last segment as each of them make thier picks for each game, and made a bold prediction

New York Giants 2014 Season Recap

by Kristian O'Hara

Marianne O'Leary: Flickr

The New York Football Giants finished the 2014 season with a 6-10 record.  For the third straight year, Big Blue missed the playoffs and finished the season with a losing record for the second year in a row.  Owner John Mara called finishing 6-10, “an embarrassment”.  New York has seen that winning a Super Bowl is not easy, but you need to qualify for the playoffs before you win a Super Bowl.  The playoff drought has fans and management searching for answers.  However, one answer that the Giants believe they have figured out is at head coach. 

Hidden Talent at the Orange Bowl

by Joey Brander

Joey Brander : WFUV Sports 

On the eve of both the new year and the first college football playoff games, the Capital One Orange Bowl saw 7th ranked Mississippi State and 12th ranked Georgia Tech battle to end their seasons with a win. While the pre-game hype centered largely on Mississippi State star quarterback Dak Prescott, who finished eighth in Heisman voting, his top receiving target, De’Runnya Wilson, found himself under the radar. 

Boca Raton Bowl: The Story Behind the Game

by Joey Brander

Joey Brander : WFUV Sports

The inaugural Boca Raton Bowl was an exciting and high scoring battle that saw a kickoff returned for a touchdown, five total touchdowns accounted for by quarterback Rakeem Cato and a historic 18-catch performance by Marshall receiver Tommy Shuler in a resounding 52-23 victory for the Thundering Herd. However, the bowl did not begin with the teams storming onto the field to the cheers of the thousands of fans, nor with the opening kickoff. Rather, the game itself was the final stage of months of preparation by both the city of Boca Raton and ESPN. 

One on One's NFL Friday Week 17

by Kelly Kultys

Kelly Kultys and Matt Rosenfeld break down an action packed week 17 slate of games. The two preview the playoff picture, discuss some of the quarterback problems plaguing the league and predict who will come out of the ever hazy NFC South. 

One on One's NFL Friday Week 16

by Patrick Burns

WFUV Sports

On this week's edition of One on One's NFL Friday, Kenny Ducey and Nick Logerfo broke down all of the action from around the league. They began with Thursday Night Football and the playoff picture, before delving in to the Jets and Giants with help from the teams' beat reporters.

Kristian O'Hara stopped by to offer some fantasy advice for teams in their leagues' championships, then stuck around as the staff made their weekly picks. To listen, click the link below or download on iTunes.

Roach Report (12/13)

by Mike Watts

WFUV File Photo

Dave Roach joined us this week for our monthly look at Fordham athletics, the Roach Report. The report covered championships for football and men's soccer, and looks to the future for men's and women's basketball.

The interview features questions about the long term status of football head coach Joe Moorhead and men's basketball coach Tom Pecora. Moorhead was extended through 2022 last week, while Pecora is in his fifth season guiding a program trying to dig out of the Atlantic 10 cellar.