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The Sports Inquirer presents Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week 11 preview (11.19.21) — November 19, 2021

The Sports Inquirer presents Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week 11 preview (11.19.21)

In this edition of the Gridiron Blitz, we preview the 11th week of the NFL season.

NFL predictions

Season-to-date

Week 1: 6-9-1
Week 2: 3-13-0
Week 3: 9-7-0
Week 4: 9-7-0
Week 5: 7-8-1
Week 6: 7-7-0
Week 7: 7-5-0
Week 8: 4-11-0
Week 9: 5-7-1
Week 10: not available

Season: 59-75-3

This week’s picks (home team in CAPS)

New England Patriots beat ATLANTA FALCONS (win)
BUFFALO BILLS (-7) Indianapolis Colts
CHICAGO BEARS (+4.5) Baltimore Ravens
Detroit Lions (+11.5) CLEVELAND BROWNS
TENNESSEE TITANS (-10.5) Houston Texans
MINNESOTA VIKINGS (+1.5) Green Bay Packers
Miami Dolphins (-3) NEW YORK JETS
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (-2) New Orleans Saints
Washington Football Team (+3.5) CAROLINA PANTHERS
San Francisco 49ers (-6.5) JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS (+1) Cincinnati Bengals
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (-2.5) Dallas Cowboys
Arizona Cardinals (-2.5) SEATTLE SEAHAWKS
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (-6) Pittsburgh Steelers
TAMPA BUCS (-11) New York Giants

The Sports Inquirer presents Fighting Peaches: Georgia State men's basketball post-Belmont presser (11.27.22) The Sports Inquirer

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of the Georgia State men's basketball team following the team's 68-66 home defeat to Belmont November 27. Topics with head coach Jonas Hayes along with players Dwon Odom and Jamaine Mann included struggles defending Belmont's outside shooting, the late game sequences when Georgia State had chances to tie the contest and how the team will build from the close contests so far in the non-conference portion of the season. — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/marcel-pourtout/support
  1. The Sports Inquirer presents Fighting Peaches: Georgia State men's basketball post-Belmont presser (11.27.22)
  2. The Sports Inquirer presents Fighting Peaches: Syracuse basketball Joseph Girard III ACC Tipoff interview (11.25.22)
  3. The Sports Inquirer presents Fighting Peaches: Syracuse basketball Jesse Edwards ACC Tipoff interview (11.16.22)
  4. The Sports Inquirer presents Fighting Peaches: Pitt basketball Nelly Cummings ACC Tipoff interview (11.15.22)
  5. The Sports Inquirer presents Fighting Peaches: Georgia State football Darren Grainger post-Louisiana Monroe presser (11.14.22)
Sports Inquirer Show 164: NBA Playoffs without LeBron James, Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Julio Jones to Tennessee, Aaron Rodgers, Atlanta United 2, United States wins CONCACAF Nations League (6.9.21) — June 9, 2021

Sports Inquirer Show 164: NBA Playoffs without LeBron James, Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Julio Jones to Tennessee, Aaron Rodgers, Atlanta United 2, United States wins CONCACAF Nations League (6.9.21)

In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss LeBron James’ elimination from the NBA Playoffs as well as the emergence of young stars such as Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Devin Booker, Nikola Jokic and the dominance of Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets in the Backdoor Cut (3:04-22:21), Julio Jones’ trade from the Atlanta Falcons to the Tennessee Titans as well as Aaron Rodgers not reporting to mandatory minicamp for the Green Bay Packers in the Gridiron Blitz (22:21-35:15). We also break down Atlanta United 2’s win over Louisville with audio from manager Jack Collison and players Aiden McFadden and Caleb Wiley as well as the United States winning the CONCACAF Nations League Championship over Mexico in the Original Free Kick (35:15-47:13).


Sports Inquirer Show 164: NBA Playoffs without LeBron James, Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Julio Jones to Tennessee, Aaron Rodgers, Atlanta United 2, United States wins CONCACAF Nations League (6.9.21)
The Sports Inquirer Show 85 (3.25.20): Coronavirus impact on sports, NFL offseason #coronavirus #nflfreeagency #nfloffseason #nfl #sportsinquirer — March 25, 2020

The Sports Inquirer Show 85 (3.25.20): Coronavirus impact on sports, NFL offseason #coronavirus #nflfreeagency #nfloffseason #nfl #sportsinquirer

In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss:

-The impact that the coronavirus has had in our daily and sports lives particularly with the professional and collegiate teams in the state of Georgia (3:00-15:00).

-NFL free agency and trades particularly the moves of the Atlanta Falcons with Todd Gurley and Dante Fowler, Tampa signing Tom Brady and the futures of Jameis Winston, Cam Newton and Jadaveon Clowney in the Zone Blitz (16:00-38:00).

The Sports Inquirer Show 85 (3.25.20)
Sports Inquirer Show Podcast 78 (12.11.19) (NFL Recap, Atlanta Falcons, NCAA Football Bowls, Georgia Football, Georgia Tech volleyball and Georgia State basketball) #sportsinquirershow #nfl @gtvolleyball @gsupanters @georgiastatembb @womensnivc @collmich @icehandler — December 11, 2019

Sports Inquirer Show Podcast 78 (12.11.19) (NFL Recap, Atlanta Falcons, NCAA Football Bowls, Georgia Football, Georgia Tech volleyball and Georgia State basketball) #sportsinquirershow #nfl @gtvolleyball @gsupanters @georgiastatembb @womensnivc @collmich @icehandler

In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show:

-We recap Week 14 of the NFL season particularly the Super Bowl aspirations of San Francisco and Baltimore, the poor play of the entire NFC East highlighting the potential need for reseeding in the NFL Playoffs, whether Tennessee with Ryan Tannehill is a legitimate AFC playoff threat and a look at the entire playoff picture in the NFL Blitz (4:00-28:00)

-We look at the college football bowl assignments particularly whether Georgia has underachieved this season and Georgia State’s placement, Georgia Tech volleyball’ exclusion from the NCAA Tournament and inclusion in the NIVC with head coach Michelle Collier as well as an update on Georgia State men’s basketball with head coach Rob Lanier in the Technical State of Georgia Athletics (28:00-36:00)

Sports Inquirer Show 78 (12.11.19)
Sports Inquirer Show 77 (12.4.19) #sportsinquirer #sportsinquirershow #nfl #nba #atlhawks #truetoatlanta #togetherweswarm #lightitblue #ourcity — December 4, 2019

Sports Inquirer Show 77 (12.4.19) #sportsinquirer #sportsinquirershow #nfl #nba #atlhawks #truetoatlanta #togetherweswarm #lightitblue #ourcity

In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss:

-Week 14 of the NFL season particularly the upcoming Baltimore/Buffalo New Orleans/San Francisco matchups, the struggles in Dallas and Philadelphia and the playoff pictures in the NFC and AFC in the Zone Blitz (3:00-33:00)

-A recap of the Georgia Tech vs. Georgia college football game, the growing pains of the Yellow Jackets under head coach Geoff Collins, the struggles of the Bulldogs’ offense, Georgia State’s bowl prospects and the overall landscape of college football in the Technical State of Georgia State Athletics (33:00-45:00)

-The form of the Atlanta Hawks with audio from head coach Lloyd Pierce along with players Trae Young and Damian Jones in the Backdoor Cut (45:00-53:00)

Sports Inquirer Show 77 (12.4.19)


Gridiron Blitz: Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan training camp presser (8.19.19) #sportsinquirer #atlantafalcons #nfl #riseup #falcons — August 19, 2019

Gridiron Blitz: Atlanta Falcons Matt Ryan training camp presser (8.19.19) #sportsinquirer #atlantafalcons #nfl #riseup #falcons

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan
Photo credit: PATRICK SMITH/GETTY IMAGES

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan following his team’s preseason practice on August 19. Topics included preparing for the upcoming preseason contest against Washington on August 22, working with the offensive line, having running back Devonta Freeman returning to the rotation and the continual preparation for the regular season.