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PETER KING'S THINGS I THINK

Nov. 21, 2011
Nov. 21, 2011

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Nov. 21, 2011

LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
SPECIAL REPORT: SCANDAL. SHAME. A SEARCH FOR ANSWERS.
PRO FOOTBALL
  • Remember the 49ers? After eight dismal years, the former glamour team has been reborn—as a band of blue-collar misfits led by an intense new coach and a roster full of NFL castoffs

PRO HOCKEY
PRO BASKETBALL
  • J.J. Barea, the breakout star of the NBA Finals, wants to get back to work. Until he does, he'll be hanging out with his girlfriend— a former Miss Universe—on the tropical island where he's a hero

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PETER KING'S THINGS I THINK

1. I think if you're Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum—and you watched the misfirings of QB Mark Sanchez on Sunday night against the Patriots—you had to think, We're not going to beat New England consistently with this guy playing Tom Brady twice a year.

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2. I think you're delusional if you don't think that the Browns have every one of the possible first-round QBs for the 2012 draft under a microscope this fall. Colt McCoy had to grab the QB job by the throat this season, and his performance through nine games deserves a D grade.

3. I think Oakland will win the AFC West, maybe at 8--8. Carson Palmer gives the Raiders the big arm that they haven't had in years, and the young O-line is starting to deliver the goods. Stefen Wisniewski, the rookie guard-center, is a bulldog and a terrific hustle player.

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