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Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Hot Stove Jets and Giants Coaches Quiz Answers

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Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz.
1. Sammy Bough was first coach of the New York Titans/Jets.
2. Bob Folwell coached the Giants in their debut season of 1925.
3. Weeb Ewbank was the longest-tenured coach of the Jets. He led the team from 1963 to 1973.
4. Steve Owen was the longest-tenured coach of the Giants (1931-1953).
5. Lou Holtz coached the Jets for only 13 games in 1976 before resigning.
6. Bill Parcells replaced Ray Perkins in 1983.
7. Charley Winner replaced Weeb Ewbank as coach of the Jets in 1974.
8. Alex Webster played running back for the Giants …

Week 4 NBA pickups

Guards
Larry Hughes (Bulls) – Hughes averaged 13.3 points and shot 87% from the foul line last week. He scored a season high 26 points against the Warriors last Friday. He is also a good source for steals and three-pointers. Hughes should continue to start with SF Luol Deng sidelined due to a groin injury.
Ronnie Price (Jazz) – Price has done a formidable job filling in for injured starting PG Deron Williams. Price had two games last week with at least six assists and two steals. He has averaged 11 points his past three games.
D.J Augustin (Bobcats)- Augustin set career highs in points (21) and assists (7) against the Hawks last Friday. The rookie made his mark as a starter averaging 19 points, 4 assists and 2.7 threes a game last week. He has also played at least 34 minutes in his past three games.
Honorable mention: Steve Blake (Trailblazers)…

Week 13 pickups

Fantasy


Runningbacks
Maurice Morris (Seahawks) – Morris carried the ball 14 times for 103 yards and had a receiving TD against the Redskins last week. Starting RB Julius Jones suffered an injury during the game which led to the increase work for Morris.
Darren McFadden (Raiders) – McFadden scored two rushing  touchdowns as he received the goal line carries. His role looks to increase as the season goes forward and will be more effective once his turf toe is fully healed. The rookie is the only Raider with multiple TDs this year.
Honorable mention: Dominic Rhodes (Colts)
Wide Receivers
Davone Bess (Dolphins) – Bess has eight catches for 137 yards his past two games as his role with the offense is increasing. He was targeted nine times last week and has a favorable matchup …

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