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Couch Side Podcast — Episode 25: Quantity of Questions


Couch Side hosts Wade McMillin (left) and Craig Paul interviewed a dog on this week’s episode. Just kidding, but just as much nonsense was to be had.

BY Couchsideshow.com staff

In this week’s episode, hosts Wade McMillin and Craig Paul celebrate their quarter-century mark of shows made by answering a heap of question from listeners. The duo covers what the fans want in part four of Couch Side’s official 2012 NFL season preview, which cover the NFC East, and in an Olympic edition of the Big Picture. Also in this week’s show, Craig and Wade dish out some more Fantasy Football advice, examining the flex position. Click below to stream, download or subscribe to the Couch Side Podcast NOW!

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McNabb puts himself in the Hall of Fame


NFL quarterback Donovon McNabb told some members of the press that he deserves to be in the NFL Hall of Fame. Photo by: Rick Burtzel / Flickr

BY CHRIS EDWARDS, Feedcrossing.com syndication

Since he’s been a man without a team Donovan McNabb has come off as cocky and bitter in recent interviews.

He still thinks he should be on an NFL roster and thinks it’s Mike Shanahan’s fault that he failed in Washington. Furthermore, he thinks if the Redskins draft Robert Griffin III that Griffin also will fail in Washington. He went on to say that Shanahan hasn’t won jack since John Elway hung up his cleats. While the latter is true, he keeps being smug and cocky when he shouldn’t be.

In an online interview, McNabb once again stuck his neck out for himself by saying he deserves inclusion into the NFL Hall of Fame.

“Absolutely,” McNabb said. “See, one thing that people don’t realize — I never played the game to make it to the Hall of Fame. I played the game because I love it. I played the game to win. I’m a competitor. When I step out on the field, I feel like I’m the best player on the field. Even these last two years, when people may look at it and say, ‘Oh, he’s done, or whatever.’ I’m 34, 35 years old but still, I played at the pinnacle, I played at the highest level of my career. I played there. And I would vote for myself for the Hall of Fame.” 

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NFL playoff picture: Chiefs & Eagles


Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback Kyle Orton will probably have to defeat his former team, the Denver Broncos, for the Chiefs to have any shot at making the playoffs this season. Photo by: Jeffrey Beall/Flickr

BY WADE MCMILLIN, Couchsideshow.com editor

There is always a handful of NFL teams with mediocre records that have high hopes to make the playoffs each season.

Most of the time, it’s teams with a .500 winning percentage (8-8 overall) or with one win over the .500 mark (9-7) that find the final spots in the playoffs. This season, there are 10 teams that could potentially post barely respectable records and still get in. With two weeks left, five squads from the AFC and NFC, respectively, are still in the hunt. It will make for an exciting finale to a season that was almost cancelled because of the lockout. The playoffs are where the excitement is at, but with so many teams on the bubble, the end of the 2011 season should be action packed.

I will be concentrating on the playoff hopes for the two worst teams of the 10 squads that could be playoff bound. With 6-8 records, it doesn’t seem like the Kansas City Chiefs or Philadelphia Eagles will be able to punch their cards into the wildcard round of the NFL postseason. The Chiefs and Eagles should be able to give others searching for that No. 8 spot a run for their money, though.

Here’s a look at what Philadelphia and Kansas City will have to do in order for the squads to make the playoffs:

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