Sometimes, a little self-ridicule is in order, so here goes nothing… A lot was made of certain players returning to play against their former teams last weekend, thanks to the never-ending, hype machine that is the NFL. Most of us, Continue reading Falling for the homecoming hype: How to bet (and not bet) “revenge games”
Boys will be boys. And Jets will most certainly be Jets. Jets fans aren’t used to losing hope ‘til midway through the season. As least this year, they can get through their suffering early. In the wake of Cam Newton Continue reading Twitter hits Geno Smith harder than Ilkemefuna Enemkpali
Baby steps. Just like the grey, sweat-suited, headband wearing Rocky Balboa descended from his front porch to sprint through the streets and triumphantly climb the steps of Philadelphia’s Art Museum, I too raise my hands in victory. Of course, Balboa Continue reading NFL Week Nine Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Ronbets
Guess what, gang. I’m going to football school. It’s a special kind of football school too. It’s more of a camp, really, for people who know very little about the sport but who are willing to learn. At this Football Continue reading NFL Week Six Against the Spread Pick ‘Em: SportsChump vs. KP vs. Big Papa
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 What to do, what to do: Roger Goodell contemplates changes in NFL conduct policy
Last Sunday afternoon, Geno Smith started his very first game as quarterback for the New York Jets. On the Buccaneers’ side of the football, Josh Freeman started his 57th.
There’s a time in everybody’s childhood when a parent or a teacher asks you “What do you want to be when you grow up?” NY Jets QB Mark Sanchez was asked the same question by NY Daily News reporter Manish Continue reading Sanchez Said What?