Tag Archives: nfl
What’s in a quarterback’s name? More than you think. If the Los Angeles Rams are smart, they’ll pick Carson Wentz over Jared Goff in this week’s NFL Draft. I base this not on any scouting data – though we’ve seen … Continue reading
Which places have hosted the most Super Bowls? The fewest? Which teams have traveled the farthest to play in it? It’s time to take a look at the numbers behind the biggest traveling roadshow of them all. This Sunday, Super … Continue reading
Read my 2013 NFL “Preview” at The Fanzine. It’s jam-packed with Jeopardy knowledge. Just don’t expect any reliable predictions.
Today will be the first full Sunday of games in the National Football League, as its 93rd season begins in earnest. Fans will pay hundreds of dollars for tickets and teams will reap millions (the league, billions), and games will … Continue reading
At some point in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl forty-six, the Patriots were leading by two points and on the march. There were maybe five minutes left. A touchdown would put them up by nine, exactly the amount by … Continue reading
I admire the way the New York Football Giants have marched through the postseason. You can pretty much toss out their up-and-down regular season results at this point. In the postseason, the Giants punched Atlanta and Green Bay in their … Continue reading
Illustration by Danny Jock. The playoffs are upon us, and it’s the Year of the Quarterback. Whether you like lights-out aerial bombardments and touchdown orgies, or old-school grind-it-out option play, in 2012 playoffs the quarterback matters more than ever. Find … Continue reading
My regular season of intermittent NFL picks has come to a close. I was 9-7 in Week 15; that was the week the Packers finally lost a game and the Colts finally won one. Overall, I finished 2011 132-63, though … Continue reading
Twenty-eight years. That’s how much time has passed since the last pro football game was played in New York City. It’s hard to believe – the city is represented by two NFL teams, the Giants and Jets, yet they’ve been … Continue reading
PITTSBURGH over Cleveland. Whew. Almost forgot; damn these Thursday night games.