Pick (‘Em) and Pop- 9/5

Since we’re coming right up on deadline, we’ll skip the fancy talk and get right to it.  Be sure to come back tomorrow as we tackle more lines for the upcoming weekend. (From http://scoresandodds.com at 6:42 PM, home ream in caps) RAVENS (+7.5) over Broncos Wait, sorry… that’s RIGHT, but not correct. Ravens (+7.5) over…

Link: Tebow to Increase PnP Traffic

From Jane McManus, ESPN New York In a really cheap effort to get more hits via advanced SEO metrics, we have been advised to link all Tim Tebow stories, including this one from ESPN New York’s Jane McManus which says the New York Jets’ back-up QB may play some running back against the New England…

Link: Vilma Suspended For ’12-13

From ESPN.com Thanks to his participation in the New Orleans “Pay for Prey” program (note: at least that’s what we’re calling it), New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma will have a year to perfect his golf swing, improve his social life and… well, do anything but play football. Based on his findings in the investigation,…

Link: Calvin Johnson Out For Season With Madden ’13 Cover

From Jeff Labrecque, Entertainment Weekly.com Okay, maybe that statement is untrue, but it’s getting to the point where you might as well start typing a figurative obituary for whoever ends up on the Madden cover.  Detroit Lions’ wide-out Calvin Johnson will attempt to do the impossible and break the curse.  Look, you can be the…

Link: Pro Bowl May Be World-Peaced (Suspended)

From Chris Mortensen, ESPN.com According to Mort, the NFL has embraced the possibility of not having a Pro Bowl this season, meaning that they’ve finally come to the same realization that most fans and players came to years ago: the game is meaningless. Of course, the league would still look to announce Pro Bowl team…