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Eoin Purcell

A self diagnosed sportaholic, Eoin plays soccer and Gaelic Football (somewhat) competitively. His family think he is an insomniac, but sadly it is just his my addiction to the NFL and NBA that mean he has to stay up late.

NFL Week Thirteen Preview

It’s Thanksgiving in America today and that means two things, turkey and football. Let’s see whats in store today and this weekend. Game of the week New England Patriots @ Green Bay Packers It does not get any bigger than this; the two hottest teams in the league going head-to-head in the most historic venue in football, Lambeau Field, on …

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NFL Week 12: The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

Resident NFL expert Eoin Purcell is here to take a look back at ‘The Good, The Bad & The Crazy’ action from NFL week 12. The Good Tony Romo Yet again Romo showed his importance to this Cowboy team on Sunday night against the New York Giants. The Cowboys are trying to keep pace with the Philadelphia Eagles in the …

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NFL Week Eleven: The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

Resident NFL expert Eoin Purcell is here with this week’s edition of ‘The Good, The Bad and The Crazy’ from NFL week eleven.  The Good Jonas Gray It is probably fair to say that the Indianapolis Colts didn’t spend much time discussing Jonas Gray when they set out their game plan for the New England Patriots match. Gray is a …

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NFL: Week Eleven Preview

The NFL season is entering a stage where a loss for some teams in Week 11 could spell the end of their playoff hopes (ATL, CAR, HOU, MIA,BUF,SF), while a win would put them right into the playoff hunt. It’s getting nervy. The Thursday Night Football contest between AFC East rivals Buffalo and Miami is a must win for both teams, …

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NFL Week Ten: The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

Resident NFL expert, Eoin Purcell is here to discusses ‘The Good, The Bad and The Crazy’ of NFL week ten. The Good Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson Another week, another veteran QB tossing six TD passes. This time it was Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers. The Packers faced NFC North divisional rivals Chicago and this match was never …

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NFL Week Nine: The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

In this week’s edition of ‘The Good, The Bad & The Crazy’, resident  NFL expert Eoin Purcell takes us through all the action from NFL week nine.    The Good Ben Roethlisberger For the second week in a row Big Ben showed the form that has helped him become a two-time superbowl winning quarterback. For the second week in a …

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NFL: Week Nine Preview

As we reach the midpoint of the NFL we are left with more questions than answers. Maybe week nine will clear things up. Eoin Purcell is here to preview this week’s action. Game of the week Denver Broncos @ New England Patriots It seems that Peyton Manning and the Broncos are involved in the game of the week each and …

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NFL: Week Eight Preview

Resident NFL expert, Eoin Purcell is here to preview week eight of the NFL. Game of the week San Diego Chargers @ Denver Broncos For the second week running the Denver Broncos feature in our game of the week. This AFC West divisional match is a significant encounter for both teams. The Broncos currently lead the AFC West at 5-1 …

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NFL Week Seven: The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

Resident NFL writer, Eoin Purcell is here to look back at the good, the bad and the crazy from NFL week seven. The Good Peyton Manning When Manning returned to play this season with the Denver Broncos it became a matter of when, not if he would break Brett Favre’s record of 508 total touchdown passes. Manning equalled and broke …

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NFL: Week Seven Preview

Eoin Purcell is back to preview week seven of the NFL, including his game of the week, must see matches as well as predictions for the week to come. _____ Game of the week San Francisco 49ers @ Denver Broncos Having started the season 1-2, the 49ers have won three straight matches to put themselves firmly back into the play-off hunt. …

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NFL Week Six: The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

Eoin Purcell is here with this week’s edition of The Good, The Bad & The Crazy from Week Six in the NFL.   The Good Tom Brady Anytime people start to doubt Brady he responds with a performance like Sunday’s. The Patriots may not be dominating the AFC East with the same ease as they have in previous years, but …

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NFL Week Four: The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

Eoin Purcell is here with the main talking points from the week’s NFL action. This is ‘The Good, The Bad & The Crazy’. The Good Steve Smith Sr. In the build up to this match Smith Sr. announced that there would be ‘blood and guts everywhere’ when his Baltimore Ravens faced his former employers, the Carolina Panthers in Week Four. Smith …

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NFL: Week Four Preview

Resident NFL guru Eoin Purcell is here to preview the upcoming week in the NFL calendar. Before we look at the mouth-watering contests coming up in week four it would be rude not to mention the first Wembley game of the year. London pulls out all the stops to make the international series a massive success every year and it is …

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NFL Week Three: The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

Eoin Purcell is here with the main talking points from the week’s NFL action. This is ‘The Good, The Bad & The Crazy’. Each week seems to get more and more turbulent off the field in the NFL. With the league’s image taking a beating, which teams were joining suit and taking a beating of their own in week three? The …

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NFL: Week Three Preview

Eoin Purcell previews week three of the NFL, which has some quite intriguing encounters to keep an eye on. There are seven teams who remain unbeaten and seven teams who are still searching for their first win of the season. There are six divisional matches and a repeat of last season’s Superbowl. Week three promises to be full of drama and …

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NFL Week Two: The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

Following an extremely turbulent week off the field in the lead up to the weekend action, it was business as usual in the always entertaining NFL. There were multiple double digit deficits overturned, a handful of upsets and a number of astounding performances. Eoin Purcell recaps the good, the bad and the crazy from week two of the NFL. ______ The …

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NFL: Week Two Preview

With multiple overtime games, missed PAT’s, upsets and shootouts, Week One had a little bit of everything. Let’s take a look and see what the NFL has in store for us in Week Two. Game of the Week Philadelphia Eagles @ Indianapolis Colts Over the past decade the NFL has introduced a number of quarterback friendly rules which have changed …

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NFL Week One: The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

This weekend saw the long awaited return of the NFL and after seven long football free months Week One brought all of the excitement we have come to expect from the NFL. The Good 1. Seattle Seahawks The Seattle Seahawks kicked off the 2014/15 season in the same dominant run of form with which they ended the 2013/14 season, in …

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