The big Monday night matchup between the Washington Redskins and the New York Giants just got a little more interesting.

If the Redskins shut out the Giants, Lindsay Cars in Washington D.C. is offering a full refund to eight people who purchased a car between Nov. 27 and Dec. 3. That's right, if Washington shuts out New York, this dealership is giving away eight free cars.

"Realistically, we don’t think that anyone will make a new vehicle purchase based only on the fact that they could win," Paul Smyth, the dealership’s general manager, said in a post on the dealership's website. “But for shoppers ready to make a new car purchase, the chance to get that new vehicle for free could be a huge incentive to visit our store. Everyone who makes a new vehicle purchase at the dealership will automatically be entered in the drawing starting next Monday and ending the day of the game. We’re also offering this promotion to express our love of the Redskins. They’re our home team and we believe in them.”

It doesn't take a genius to figure out that the odds are stacked against the Redskins. Washington has the second-worst scoring defense in the NFL, as the Redskins have given up an average of 26 points-per-game. Meanwhile, the Giants come into town averaging nearly 28 points-per-game, the conference's fourth best figure.

But for everyone searching for a reason to be optimistic, you need not look too far. Last week a jeweler made the same deal on the Alabama-Auburn game, and now he owes patrons "tens of thousands" of dollars.

If only there wasn't a world of difference between Auburn's offense and the Giants's offense, and if Nick Saban was coaching the Redskins, than this might not seem as crazy.

Did we mention that the Redskins haven't shut out an opposing team in more than 20 years?

(H/T to Game On!)

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Carolina Panthers fans, now's the time to salvage your season. The playoffs may be out of reach, but here's one goal your team can achieve before the end of the year.

The Panthers are 0-for-12 at coin tosses this year. That's right, they've lost every pre-game toss and the toss before overtime on Nov. 18 against the Bucs.

So now, they're asking fans to vote. Should the team pick heads or tails before their game against the Kansas City Chiefs? You can vote here.

Last year a few teams started off 0-for-11, and the odds of that happening were 2,000 to 1. The Panthers have officially beaten those ridiculous odds.

In a hilariously sad twist of fate, the Facebook poll has been knotted at 50-50 for the past few days. It seems the Panthers can't do anything right these days.

(H/T to Big Lead Sports)

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If you thought things were bad for Andrew Bynum in Philadelphia, where he has been the subject of intense media scrutiny and speculation as he attempts to return from knee surgery, wait until you hear about what the big man is going through in Los Angeles.

TMZ reported Thursday that Bynum is suing his next door neighbors in the Westchester neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Raymond and Cindy Beckett, claiming that they "object" to his "profession, his race, his friends, his cars, and his taste in music."

Bynum claims the Becketts were immature in their treatment of him, throwing coins at his Ferrari, screaming at him about his music and banging the side of his house with "a long stick."

Court reports from the Los Angeles County Superior Court indicate that Bynum filed his lawsuit on June 1, and 10 days later the Becketts countersued. According to USA Today, the Becketts called Bynum a "great basketball player and a terrible neighbor." They go on to write the following:

"Bynum has demonstrated open contempt for the Becketts specifically and for the neighborhood generally by blasting loud, profane, and disrespectful music and video games at window-shaking volumes; by letting his dogs run loose through the neighborhood; by apparently engaging in illegal drug use and permitting marijuana smoke to drift into the Becketts' backyard; by constructing a fence on his property which is not in compliance with the community codes and regulations; by conspicuously brandishing firearms in an attempt to threaten and intimidate the Becketts in retaliation for their legitimate complaints; and, perhaps most seriously, by recklessly racing his luxury cars through the neighborhood at dangerous speeds where children or others could be injured or killed."

Bynum has denied the allegations and the lawsuit indicates the Becketts have since moved out of their home.

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Either Rickie Fowler is a huge Carly Rae Jepsen fan or he just went really far out of his way to score a date.

The 23-year-old professional golfer tweeted a photo of his personalized Titleist Vokey 60-L this week and smack in the middle are the three most overused words of the year: "Call Me...Maybe."

Fowler tweeted that Jepsen would approve of the club, and he's probably right. Getting her famous phrase on Fowler's lob wedge may not be as illustrious an honor as, say, the dozens of parody videos shot over the summer, but it's better than nothing.

Jepsen would also be happy to hear that the "Call Me Maybe" craze is still grasping for air among professional athletes. True, it was the song of the summer, but hasn't it faded already?

In Fowler's defense, getting "Call Me...Maybe" written on his club is much cooler than "Gangnam Style."

(H/T to Larry Brown Sports)

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ThePostGame caught up with the entertainer and super fan to discuss fatherhood, the Bengals and much more. Lachey has teamed up with Tide on the "Show Us Your Colors" campaign, a friendly competition among NFL fans to see which team has the most passionate supporters.


ThePostGame: We know congratulations are in order (Lachey's son, Camden, was born in September). Are you getting any sleep these days?
NICK LACHEY: (Laughs). I'm getting sleep in little, small chunks. It's definitely changed with a newborn in the house, but he's a pretty good sleeper. So we're not doing too bad.

TPG: You've said it's important for you that your son grows up a Bengals fan, it looks like you've already got him in orange stripes.
LACHEY: Ultimately it will be his decision to make, and one day if he chooses to be a Bengals fan, great. But yeah, as a father I think you have this idea in your head that you're going to pass along the tradition to your next generation.

I remember watching Bengals with my dad when I was a kid, so it's exciting now to be able to pass those on to Camden and watch the games with him. So hopefully he'll be a Bengals fan, but at the end of the day it really is his decision.

TPG: What does it mean for you to be able to pass along that tradition of watching the games and wearing the team colors?
LACHEY: Football is a chance for families and fathers and sons to create those memories and pass along those traditions. With the "Show Us Your Colors" campaign, what we're encouraging people to do is to capture a moment in your team's colors when those colors really meant the most to you. For me it was the moment I watched my first game with Camden and put him in his onesie. So that was the picture that I uploaded.

Basically, capture that moment, upload the picture on Tide's Facebook page, and you're automatically entered for a chance to win a trip to the Super Bowl. It's a great chance to celebrate people's fandom, your team and your community.

TPG: Ohio is a huge football state, but neither the Bengals nor the Browns is in the top 10 of Tide's campaign. What's going on?
LACHEY: I think Pittsburgh's in first place, and it breaks my heart to see that. I don't know, man, we've got to get the word out.

TPG: You're also a big Cincinnati and USC football fan, and last Saturday Brian Kelly's Fighting Irish beat USC to secure a berth in the national championship game. Is there still any animosity toward Kelly for leaving Cincinnati, or have those feelings faded?
LACHEY: No, I wouldn't say they've faded (laughs). I thought there was nothing that could make me dislike Notre Dame more than I already had, but then when they stole Kelly away I was proven wrong. There's absolutely no love in my heart for Notre Dame at all.

TPG: Sticking with college sports, what's your prediction for Cincinnati basketball this year?
LACHEY: Well, I think they've got a great team. We're a lot quicker. Yancy Gates was a good player, but he definitely slowed things down for us a little bit. From what I've seen so far, this is a team that enjoys playing defense, they play defense well. So far, they're shooting really well. I think it's a team that (head coach Mick) Cronin really likes and enjoys coaching, so I expect big things from them this year. I think they can make some noise.

Fans have until Nov. 30 to upload their picture to Tide's Facebook page. The winning team will receive a $15,000 donation to the charity of their choice

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Not to be confused with the Los Angeles Lakers forward, there's a new disc jockey in Austin, Texas, named "DJ World Peace," and he's got a familiar look.

On Monday Deadspin reported that while on injured reserve, Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson has been performing as a DJ at clubs in Austin.

Benson suffered a Lisfranc injury on Oct. 7 and was placed on injured reserve for six weeks. It is unclear whether he will need foot surgery.

According to DJ World Peace's Facebook page, which was created in July, Benson has performed at The Madison nightclub and The Yellow Rose gentleman's club in recent weeks.

Benson doesn't have the best track record in Austin recently, as the Green Bay Packers running back has been arrested twice during the past two years in the Lone Star State.

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You know your football team is in trouble when the biggest fan in the stadium leaves the game at halftime.

That's what happened Thursday in New Jersey, when Fireman Ed reportedly left MetLife Stadium midway through the New England Patriots' 49-19 beatdown of the Jets.

Fireman Ed, whose real name is Ed Anzalone, has supported the team through thick and thin. He's been a mainstay at Jets games for decades, and he leads the "J-E-T-S" chant at MetLife Stadium. Anzalone has even been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Hall of Fans.

So when Fireman Ed leaves a game early, people notice.

To make matters worse, Anzalone also deleted his Twitter account on Thursday. Former Jets defensive lineman Kris Jenkins sent out this tweet after hearing about Ed's antics.

This, Jets fans, is officially rock bottom.

(H/T to Yardbarker)

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For those masochistic Philadelphia Eagles fans looking for another reminder of how bad their team is, try this:

A fan on Craigslist is offering to swap his leftover Halloween candy for Eagles tickets, and he thinks it's a fair trade.

This is the posting that went up this week:

I'll trade my leftover Halloween candy for tickets to the Eagles vs Pathers game this Monday night.

I have 23 Snickers bars (fun size), 5 Snickers Almond bars (fun size), and an unopened bag of Charms Blow Pops (assorted flavors).

The game is Monday night, it's against the Panthers, and it's going to be cold. If you'd rather not sit through another Eagles' game, this is a great trade.


As much as it hurts Eagles fans to see it, this guy has a point. The Eagles are in last place and this week they're playing the last-place Panthers. The weather will likely be in the 40s in Philadelphia on Monday, and it can be a hassle to get to and from a Monday night game.

Granted, much of the candy is fun size, and the bags have been opened, but is that better than paying to see some terrible football? Maybe.

(H/T to Off the Bench)

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Tim Tebow has received a lot of anonymous hate this year, so it must be nice for the struggling New York Jets backup quarterback to get some anonymous love for once.

The New York Post's Bart Hubbuch's snapped this photo of a bouquet of ballons sent to Tebow this week from an anonymous fan.

Along with several colorful balloons, one of them reads, "You're Special!"

Tebow told's Jane McManus that the gift was "nice" and that things like that "happen sometimes."

The backup quarterback's season only seems to be getting worse and worse, and last week against the St. Louis Rams he completed one pass for -1 yards and rushed twice for -5 yards.

Unlike last year's improbable playoff run with the Denver Broncos, Tebow is definitely not having a "special" season with the Jets.

Or, maybe, the balloon is a reference to Tebow's new role on special teams. While he hasn't excelled as a quarterback, he is playing a new role as a punt protector and has handled several fake punts.

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Poker players are always looking for better ways to hide their emotions and avoid the dangerous "tell."

They'll try sunglasses, caps or whatever else they think will help. So why not Botox?

Dr. Jack Berdy, a doctor of aesthetic medicine in New York, has introduced a program he calls "Pokertox." The service mixes Botox and facial fillers with the goal of enhancing a player's "poker face."

"Some people might get a card they like or don't like and raise their eyebrows," Berdy told The Huffington Post. "If that's the common reaction, we can put Botox in certain areas to minimize them."

If a player is looking to try out some reverse psychology, Dr. Berdy told The Huffington Post he can give people Botox in certain areas that would make it seem like they have a "tell," when really they are bluffing.

Unfortunately for Dr. Berdy, no one has signed up for his service since he introduced it last week. And unless you're a serious poker player, the combination of expenses and risk might not be worth it.

"Plastic surgery is expensive," poker player Jay Melancon told The Huffington Post. "You'd have to play in very high-stakes games to make it worth it, and if you have a 'tell' that is that obvious, you shouldn't be playing in those games."

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