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Pat Johnston

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Patrick Johnston is a Newsdesk Contributor for SB Nation's East regional sites. He is also a co-manager of SB Nation's Big East blog, Big East Coast Bias and a contributor to Yahoo! Sports. He started writing the blog One-Handed Grab in 2009 following requests from a professor and a fellow graduate student at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa after they talked way more about football than political science. In 2010, he created the Positive Impact Factor, which includes rushing statistics, as an alternative to the Passer Rating. Before beginning to write about sports, he picked up a Bachelor's degree (and a necessary dose of Tiger athletics) from LSU and a Master's degree from UH Manoa (both degrees in political science). Miscellany: published a novel, has some of a dissertation on Lincoln written, applied for the New Mexico State job that went to DeWayne Walker.

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Aaron Murray to return to UGA in 2013

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Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray will return for his senior season. The junior quarterback tweeted his intention to return on Sunday evening.

Kansas hangs on against Temple, 69-62

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The Temple Owls gave the No. 6 Kansas Jayhawks a scare on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse but Kansas prevailed 69-62.

Patriots blank Dolphins, wrap up No. 2 seed

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The Patriots defeated the Dolphins 28-0 on Sunday and in the process secured the No. 2 seed in the AFC for the NFL Playoffs and will have a first-round bye.

Ravens defeat Giants, 33-14

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The Ravens defeated the Giants, 33-14, on Sunday. Joe Flacco had a hand in all three Ravens touchdowns.

RGIII 'not happy' about being inactive vs Browns

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The Redskins won their fifth game in a row after defeating the Browns, 38-21, on Sunday. Robert Griffin III did not play quarterback and was inactive for the game due to a sprained knee. Griffin...

Andrew Bynum: Kobe stunted my development

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Andrew Bynum told ESPN Los Angeles that playing with Kobe Bryant for the first seven years of his career may have stunted his development as the league's best center. Bynum has not played a game...

Russell Wilson, Seahawks crush Bills, 50-17

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Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson had four total touchdowns on Sunday as Seattle defeated the Bills, 50-17, in Toronto.

Giants destroy Saints, 52-27

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The New York Giants used big days from running back David Wilson and quarterback Eli Manning in their 52-27 rout of the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.

Suisham FG pushes Steelers past Ravens, 23-20

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Shaun Suisham hit his third field goal of the day with time expiring to help the Steelers defeat the Ravens, 23-20, on Sunday. Charlie Batch outplayed Joe Flacco in the game as well, and led the...

Vick, McCoy out for Eagles vs. Cowboys

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Nick Foles will start at quarterback again for the Eagles at Michael Vick is inactive against the Cowboys. Star running back LeSean McCoy is also inactive for the Eagles.

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