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

Burrowed

I sent a bunch of friends the same, exact text on the Saturday evening that Joe Burrow made sure everyone in America knew his name. I was behind the bar and as a general rule, it’s bad policy to use Continue reading

Salary disparities and the NFL quarterback contract: Guess who’s missing from this year’s playoffs.

Upon a recent, giggly cellphone conversation about football and all things otherwise, Croshere and I broke into a discussion about the current state of the NFL and more specifically the contracts offered the league’s highest-profiled position.  Croshere’s hypothesis, which we’re Continue reading

Stick a fork in ‘em Sunday

We’re going to start a new feature here at SportsChump where we celebrate the ugly by sticking the proverbial fork in it.  And in this year’s NFL, there is plenty of ugly to go around. Even though it’s only Week Continue reading

Weekly Caption Contest pokes fun at Mark Richt and the 1-2 Georgia Bulldogs

Oh how the mighty have fallen. If you opened a newspaper today and looked at the SEC East standings, you’d find an unusual site: Mark Richt’s Georgia Bulldogs at the very bottom.  Under Kentucky.  Under Vanderbilt.  Under South Carolina against Continue reading

NFL Preview: Part 2 (NFC)

Here’s part 2 of my NFL preview. To see part one click here. NFC East Gotta be the best division in football, right?

The good, the bad and the fugly: An NFL quarterly

  What have we learned in the first four weeks of this NFL season other than we’re damn glad football is finally back?  We know there are a number of quality teams that are playing some really good football.  Then Continue reading

What to watch this weekend (Oct. 3-5)

Last week, college football fans saw four top ten teams (Ole Miss, Penn State, Cal and Miami) lose in disheartening fashion.  While the upsets this weekend will likely not be as poll-shattering, Saturday’s slate features three crucial contests between ranked Continue reading