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The Sports Inquirer presents Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week 17 recap (1.5.22) — January 5, 2022

The Sports Inquirer presents Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week 17 recap (1.5.22)

In this edition of the Gridiron Blitz we pay tribute to the late John Madden, discuss the turnaround success of the Cincinnati Bengals and Dallas Cowboys, the MVP prospects of Tom Brady and Jonathan Taylor, the offensive production of Cooper Kupp, the antics of Antonio Brown and more.

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)
The Sports Inquirer presents Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week 14 preview (12.9.21) — December 9, 2021

The Sports Inquirer presents Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week 14 preview (12.9.21)

In this edition of the Gridiron Blitz, we preview Week 14 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
Week 11: 12-2-0
Week 12: 7-8-0
Week 13: 7-7-0

Season: 85-92-3

This week’s picks (home team in CAPS)

MINNESOTA VIKINGS (-3) Pittsburgh Steelers
Baltimore Ravens (+2.5) CLEVELAND BROWNS
TENNESSEE TITANS (-8.5) Jacksonville Jaguars
Las Vegas Raiders (+9.5) KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
NEW YORK JETS (+5) New Orleans Saints
WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM (+4) Dallas Cowboys
Atlanta Falcons (+2.5) CAROLINA PANTHERS
HOUSTON TEXANS (+7.5) Seattle Seahawks
DENVER BRONCOS (-7.5) Detroit Lions
New York Giants (+10.5) LOS ANGELES CHARGERS
San Francisco 49ers (+1) CINCINNATI BENGALS
TAMPA BAY BUCS (-3) Buffalo Bills
Chicago Bears (+12.5) GREEN BAY PACKERS
Los Angeles Rams (+2.5) ARIZONA CARDINALS

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)
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)
The Sports Inquirer presents Gridiron Blitz: Week 9 Preview (11.7.21) — November 7, 2021

The Sports Inquirer presents Gridiron Blitz: Week 9 Preview (11.7.21)

Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week 9 Preview (11.7.21)

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

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
Season: 52-68-2

Picks (home team in CAPS):

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS defeat New York Jets (win)
CINCINNATI BENGALS (-2.5) Cleveland Browns
DALLAS COWBOYS (-10) Denver Broncos
MIAMI DOLPHINS (-5.5) Houston Texans
Atlanta Falcons (+6.5) NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
Las Vegas Raiders (-3) NEW YORK GIANTS
CAROLINA PANTHERS (+3.5) New England Patriots
Buffalo Bills (-14.5) JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS
BALTIMORE RAVENS (-6) Minnesota Vikings
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (+1) Los Angeles Chargers
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (-7) Green Bay Packers
LOS ANGELES RAMS (-7) Tennessee Titans
Chicago Bears (+6.5) PITTSBURGH STEELERS

The Sports Inquirer presents Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week Eight recap (11.3.21) — November 3, 2021

The Sports Inquirer presents Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week Eight recap (11.3.21)

In this edition of Gridiron Blitz, we recap Week Eight of the NFL season including Green Bay earning a road win against the Arizona Cardinals, the impact of Aaron Rodgers missing the upcoming contest against Kansas City due to COVID-19, how the Titans will deal with Derrick Henry’s absence, Jameis Winston’s season-ending injury for the New Orleans Saints in win over Tampa Bay, the struggles of the Bucs’ defense, Cincinnati’s bad loss at the New York Jets, Mike White having a career-day at quarterback against the Bengals, New England showing life in win over Los Angeles Chargers, Baker Mayfield hurting more than helping the Cleveland Browns in loss to Pittsburgh Steelers, the Dallas Cowboys showing they’re championship contenders in win over Minnesota Vikings, the latest on the Deshaun Watson situation with the Houston Texans and more.

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)
The Sports Inquirer Show presents Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week 8 preview (10.31.21) — October 31, 2021

The Sports Inquirer Show presents Gridiron Blitz: NFL Week 8 preview (10.31.21)

In this edition of the Gridiron Blitz, we preview the eighth 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

Season: 48-57-2

Picks (home team in CAPS)

ARIZONA CARDINALS over Green Bay Packers (loss)
ATLANTA FALCONS (-3) Carolina Panthers
BUFFALO BILLS (-14) Miami Dolphins
CHICAGO BEARS (+4) San Francisco 49ers
Pittsburgh Steelers (+4.5) CLEVELAND BROWNS
DETROIT LIONS (+3.5) Philadelphia Eagles
Tennessee Titans (+2.5) INDIANAPOLIS COLTS
Cincinnati Bengals (-11) NEW YORK JETS
Los Angeles Rams (-16) HOUSTON TEXANS
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (-4.5) New England Patriots
Jacksonville Jaguars (+3.5) SEATTLE SEAHAWKS
DENVER BRONCOS (-3.5) Washington Football Team
Tampa Bay Bucs (-4.5) NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
MINNESOTA VIKINGS (-3) Dallas Cowboys
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (-10) New York Giants