TACKLING SCHOOL FOR DUMMIES AND OTHER SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS á Probably the most unusual statistic from week sevenÆs play, for me at least, was that only ONE game in the entire schedule was decided by less than seven points, (Houston-San Francisco). All other games had a margin of victory greater than seven points. The last time that only one game was decided by less than seven points was in week four of the 2007 season, over two full seasons ago. Part of the reason for the lopsided scores, of course, stemmed from a rash of good teams playing bad teams (think Indianapolis and St. Louis), but it all also resulted from some horrific tackling and forgettable play from otherwise decent teams who happen to have some special education players on their rosters. These are players who need to a) ...
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