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The Hard Foul Podcast: Episode 61


On an all new episode of The Hard Foul Podcast, Evan Sally and Jim Bearor finish up their NFL preview series, “32 Teams, 32 Questions” with the AFC East. Does Brady’s 4 game suspension put the division up for grabs for the first time in years? This week’s intro music is brought to us by The Same Sun and their new single “TRIP”. If you like what you hear check out the full track HERE and make sure to check them out on Facebook.

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Patriots 40 Bills 32: 3 Observations

–  Matt Haring

Tyrod Taylor struggled against the Patriots pass rush (Getty Images)

Tyrod Taylor struggled against the Patriots pass rush (Getty Images)

The most hyped Bills game in recent memory resulted in an all too familiar story. Not many things went right for the Bills on Sunday against the New England Patriots. In fact, most things went very poorly for the team. The crowd attempting to set a Guinness World Record for the loudest stadium in the league was taken out of the game very quickly, and the Bills were unable to complete their too-little-too-late rally.  
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Hard Foul Sports Podcast Episode 20: 9/4/15

Fred Jackson's last moments as a Buffalo Bill. (Getty Images)

Fred Jackson’s last moments as a Buffalo Bill. (Getty Images)

Mike, Steve and Evan are all back in the studio and there’s a lot to talk about:

Did the Bills make the right move cutting Fred Jackson?

What does Tyrod Taylor being named starter mean for the Bills offense?

Does it make sense for the Bills to cut Matt Cassel?

Is EJ Manuel a good enough back up?

What’s going to happen in the AFC and NFC East this year?

All that and more you can find in Episode 20 of the Hard Foul Sports Podcast!

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The Fall of the Patriots: Perception vs. Reality

– Evan Sally, Co-Founder

September 13th, 2007 is the day the Patriots’ dynasty ended. Yes, the Patriots haven’t lost more than 6 games in any of the 8 seasons since, including going 12-4 three times, 13-3 and 14-2 once each, and experiencing the only 16 win undefeated regular season in the history of the league. They’ve won the AFC East 7 out of 8 seasons, and made the Super Bowl 3 times in that span. They even won the Super Bowl in 2015 with a thrilling last-minute victory over the Seahawks. By almost every measure the Patriots organization has been a tower of success, a model for every other NFL franchise to follow. And yet, the Patriots dynasty ended on September 13th, 2007. That’s because it’s on that day that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell handed out his punishment for the Patriots illegally filming the practices of their opponents, a controversy that came to be known as Spygate. Patriots coach Bill Belichick was fined $500,000, the organization was fined $250,000 and had their 2008 1st round pick taken from them.
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