“It’s not always the word. It’s the context in which the word is said.” -Chris Rock Often words get misconstrued. Anyone who has ever felt tongue-tied in a moment of pressure can relate. Probably not as much as multi-million athletes Continue reading
Here are some quick thoughts from a wild opening weekend to our football season. Back It Up I’ve often wondered about the mindset of the backup quarterback. Often jokingly referred to as the best job in professional sports (because you Continue reading
Ah, the never-ending joy of wagering on the NFL. One thing many people overlook about the sustained success of both college and professional football is not only the excitement and unpredictability the sport brings and the gladiator-like nature of the Continue reading
Winning your division in professional sports is borderline pointless. And I’ll prove it to you. The Minnesota Vikings traveled to Green Bay on a cold Sunday night to play the Packers for the NFC North title. And before we wax Continue reading
What the hell is going on in Philadelphia? Chip Kelly is 51 years old. He’s been around football a long time. He’s coached in high school, college and now the pros. I’m pretty sure if he’s a racist, we would Continue reading
Days ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell allowed for the reinstatement of Adrian Peterson. Ironically, only a day before, I wrote about the NFL star that fell from grace. He was suspended last season for beating his four-year old child with Continue reading
Just when we thought we’ve seen it all as sports fans, the animals that comprise the NFL have provided us with a whole new level of embarrassment, for you see, we’ve now resorted to grown men duking it out in Continue reading
If you haven’t heard the names Ray Rice or Adrian Peterson lately, you haven’t been paying much attention to your surroundings. The NFL in all its facets, from commissioner to owners to coaching staff to players, has come under tremendous Continue reading
Since we last checked in to our first annual Over/Under contest, six more teams have hit their number, making it ten teams to officially do so with only four weeks remaining.
Now that we’ve reached the mid-way point of the NFL season, I thought it’d be wise to revisit our Over/Under contest and see whether any of us have been able to cash a winning ticket.