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Ask Farmer: How did Jon Gruden get the nickname 'Chucky'?

Ask Farmer: How did Jon Gruden get the nickname 'Chucky'?
  • Ask Farmer: How did Jon Gruden get the nickname 'Chucky'? FWC: Ask Farmer: How did Jon Gruden get the nickname ‘Chucky’?

    Have a question about the NFL? Ask Times NFL writer Sam Farmer, and he will answer as many as he can online and in the Sunday editions of the newspaper throughout the season. Email questions to: [email protected] How did Jon Gruden get the nickname “Chucky”? Rajeev Ganjendran Los Gatos Farmer:…

  • Taft continues to grind along despite lack of success, and touchdowns FWC: Taft continues to grind along despite lack of success, and touchdowns

    Lights were dimmed as Woodland Hills Taft High football players sat in silence watching video from their latest defeat. Assistant head coach Aron Gideon, in a firm, explanatory voice, described why the play did not work. “Instead of blocking 54, the tight end blocks four of his teammates,” he said….

  • What each NFC team is bringing to their Week 3 match ups FWC: What each NFC team is bringing to their Week 3 match ups

    Atlanta: Quarterback Matt Ryan rushed for two touchdowns for the first time in his 11-year career last week. He’s had as many as two in a season one other time. Arizona: Kicker Phil Dawson has not attempted a field goal or extra point this year. The Cardinals failed at a two-point attempt following…

  • Any trade for Jimmy Butler comes with a costly risk-reward factor FWC: Any trade for Jimmy Butler comes with a costly risk-reward factor

    The Minnesota Timberwolves are going to trade Jimmy Butler, and it’s going to happen soon. The team didn’t announce this — there was no press release, no tweet, no official word. But Saturday, the Timberwolves made it clear — by delivering $190 million to another player. By agreeing to a max extension…