Which teams could go on a surprise title run?
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Merry Christmas Eve! I hope everyone’s safe. Prayers to all in Buffalo, N.Y., who are struggling through what may be our worst blizzard of all-time. A surreal scene downtown.
Wanted to quickly share this week’s podcast ahead of Week 16’s slate of games, but first…
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And here is this week’s podcast, a solo edition. We know the heavy hitters as the playoffs near. Buffalo, Cincinnati, Kansas City, Philadelphia, San Francisco.... and, yes, I'll throw those Minnesota Vikings in the mix after the best comeback ever. But which team in each conference would be a terrifying matchup for anyone to face? The Detroit Lions and Jacksonville Jaguars are heating up at the perfect time.
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Have a great Christmas, everyone.
Go Long coverage this week…
Taiwan Jones is the heartbeat of the Buffalo Bills, Part I: “Survival of the fittest” and Part II: “Our mission.” Damn right it's "Super or Bust" in Buffalo. Why hide from that reality? Taiwan Jones certainly does not. Go Long dines with one of the NFL's most fascinating players for this two-part series.
Isaiah Hodgins ascends: 'The sky’s the limit for me.’ He's finally getting his shot with the Giants... and is making the most of it. The wide receiver opens up on getting released by the Bills and bringing Stefon Diggs' "attack mentality" to New York.
Christmas Special! It's the most glorious time of the year. Treat yourself or a loved one to a Go Long subscription with this special offer that runs through Jan. 1.
Isaiah McKenzie Show, S2 Ep7: How the Buffalo Bills find ways to win. Buffalo earned its fifth straight win on Saturday night. This win is good for the soul, too. Veteran slot receiver Isaiah McKenzie dissects it all. He likes having his pal Cole Beasley back, too.
Our 2nd Annual All Old School Team! We love real football at GoLongTD.com. These are the players who remind us of the sport we fell in love with long ago.
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