Point-Counterpoint: Calvin Ridley, Gambling, and The NFL’s “Integrity Problem”

As J-Dub and I were rubbing our sticks together trying to make fire, discussing the Brian Flores lawsuit as a potential impetus for change (or not), another black eye hit the NFL.  Don’t worry though, sports fans.  The league office Continue reading

A tale of two Matts

Do you know how difficult it is to trade one quarterback for another?  The NFL is altogether different from other sports.  In Major League Baseball, we see trades all the time.  For major players too.  All-star pitchers switch teams with Continue reading

Drafting Old Guys: My Week One Spent with Matt Ryan

My girlfriend laughs at me.  She does that often, very careful to explain that she’s laughing at me, and not with me.  And she doesn’t laugh only because hers is a considerably better Marlon Brando Godfather impression than mine. Again, Continue reading

Oh, the horror: Six NFL teams I can’t bear to watch

Man, there are some bad football teams out there. Let’s kick a few while they’re down, shall we? Every season, it seems like there are the New England Patriots, some really good contenders and the rest who are just shuffling Continue reading

Buccaneers playoff drought all about Money… or lack thereof

Tampa Bay Buccaneers ten-year playoff drought can be traced back to one simple transaction… and it’s not who you think. Let’s talk juju for a moment and no, I’m not talking about JuJu Schuster-Smith, wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Continue reading

The worst of both worlds: Your Super Bowl LII Outcome Edition

Prepare yourselves, football fans.  The world is about to become a very different place. You see, Super Bowl Sunday is upon us and there’s a lot on the line, perhaps even more than in Super Bowls past. Sure, the Atlanta Continue reading

Three things that pissed me off about the NFL last weekend (and no, the kneeling wasn’t one of them)

I’m going to channel my inner commander-in-chief for a moment and rant about all things wrong with the NFL.  (Currently adjusting combover, spraying on fake orange tan).  Okay, I’m ready. One of my beefs has to do with coaching (or Continue reading

Keeping up with the Warriors: A line-setting exercise in futility

Last year, with the Cavs down three games to one and facing elimination, Las Vegas reset their line for Cleveland to win the Finals.  If you had the foresight to predict the Cavs’ historic comeback, you could have made twenty-five Continue reading