Posts tagged "NFL"

NFC North Free Agency Update

We’ve had a lot of movement in the NFC North this off season. Strangely enough, it seems a number of players have shifted between teams in the North. This is about to be strange, so see if you can keep up. Chicago Bears: The Bears have been busy rebuilding their D-line this off season with...

Detroit Lions Offseason Moves (update 3/15/14)

The Detroit Lions have made a few moves since hiring Jim Caldwell in January. I’m here to give you the general run down and catch up up if you’ve been hibernating with the literal feet of snow that has blanketed Detroit since December.

2014 Draft Update – DE 40s

Just looking at the 40 times for these guys makes me worried for Matt Stafford and his back ups. We’ve got a brand new set of defensive ends just looking to take home a sack lunch, and some of these guys have the speed to do it. Jadeveon Clowney (South Carolina) – 4.53 Jackson Jeffcoat...

2014 Draft update – QBs

  Why has the 40 yards dash become so important? It’s because Speeeeeed Killlllls, as I hear football commentators say each week. The 40 yard records times for athletes at the 10, 20 and 40 yard marks so coaches can see how fast a player can accelerate and if they can sustain speed for half...
What Should Come of the Pro Bowl?

What Should Come of the Pro Bowl?

Everybody seems to agree, the Pro Bowl blows. How bad is it? Bad enough that Rodger Goodell saw fit to change format from the age-old NFC vs AFC match up to allowing two hall of fame players pick teams in a backyard style brawl. It’s like Goodell, a.k.a the Ginger Hammer, has taken his cue...
Old Faces in New Places: New Head Coaches for the NFL 2014 season

Old Faces in New Places: New Head Coaches for the NFL 2014 season

The Coaching Carosel has finally stopped and all vacant positions have been filled. Let’s take a look around the league to see the new faces. Cleveland Browns: Mike Pettine Mike Pettine was formerly the defensive coordinator for the Bills last season. Previously, Pettine was the DC of the NY Jets for 3 years and the...
Quick Hits: Wild Card Weekend

Quick Hits: Wild Card Weekend

We had 4 good games between 8 good teams. Here are the quick notes: Kansas City Chiefs 44 @ Indianapolis Colts 45 Andy Reid just can’t by a break – Despite being up 38-10 in the 3rd quarter, the Chiefs, without Jamaal Charles couldn’t seal the deal Ty Hilton has real life turbo mode and...
Old Faces, New Places pt. 1

Old Faces, New Places pt. 1

After Black Monday, 6 teams had openings at the head coaching position. After only three days, these spots are starting to be filled. The Houston Texans were the first to bring in a new coach when they signed Bill O’Brien. O’Brien comes from his first head coaching job at Penn State with a 15-9 record....

Who Got The Axe? NFL Black Monday

Every year it happens. The day after the final Sunday of the regular season is called Black Monday. It’s a day of reckoning for coaches and GMs who failed to meet expectations. Today, more than a few coaches met their fates. Fired: Houston Texans: Gary Kubiak 2-11 in 2012, 61-64 w/ the Texans   Cleveland...

Lions fire Coach Schwartz

Breaking News: The Detroit Lions have fired Jim Schwartz after a 7-9 season in 2013. This wraps his 5th year of coaching in Detroit where he had just one winning season, and played in just one playoff game. Jim Schwartz took over after the 2008 winless season and was tracking positively for 3 years, with...
Thanksgiving Sports Viewing Guide

Thanksgiving Sports Viewing Guide

This weekend signals the beginning of the Holiday season. Trees, lights, and decorations can finally be put up and after Thursday. I’m sure Christmas music will filling in the background of retail stores and coffee shops across the nation. Finally, a very happy Hanukkah to all my friends who celebrate the eight candle lit evenings....
Panther's Maul Patriots on Monday Night

Panther’s Maul Patriots on Monday Night

Controversy at the end of the Carolina/New England game has improved the Panthers to 7-3. A defensive pass interference call would have allowed Tom Brady another shot at the end zone, but the flag was picked up by the officials without explanation and gave the Panthers the win. The highly competitive game culminated with a...