Bold Predictions For The 2021-22 NFL Season

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The latest NFL season is officially underway. Sure, it’s only been two measly games, but hey, why not drop some way-too-early predictions about what lays ahead? That’s what this article is exactly about and we’re not wasting any time, here’s our bold claims for the remaining season:

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Arsenal Owner Stan Kroenke Settles $790M Suit with St. Louis

The man colloquially known as Silent Stan, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment patriarch Stan Kroenke, has settled his lawsuit with the city of St. Louis. Kroenke leads KSE, the Missouri based umbrella company which includes Arsenal Football Club, the Los Angeles Rams, the Denver Nuggets, the Colorado Rapids and the Colorado Avalanche amongst its holdings.

As Rams Owner, Kroenke was among those sued by Stl. for breach of contract, fraud, unjust enrichment and other allegations related to their moving out of the city in 2016.

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12 Potential Chicago College Football Bowl Game Names

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The Northwestern Wildcats will host the Purdue Boilermakers at Wrigley Field on Saturday, in a game that is being branded the “Wildcats Classic.” (full game preview and prediction)

Once again the idea of bringing a college football bowl game to Chicago is being discussed, and we penned an op-ed on this idea for the Chicago Tribune RedEye edition in 2017. You can read it in full over at this link, and we excerpted part of the introduction below:

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2022 NFL Mock Draft 11-16-21

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Welcome to our latest 2022 NFL mock draft! Team needs were sometimes, but mostly not taken into account here. The order is taken from Tankathon. Also, here is the link to a list of 70 of the worst NFL Draft cliches, buzzwords and other pointless word salad.

Far as we know, we’re the only mom and pop shop, small business style site on the whole world wide web that does a mock draft for all four major American sports. Here are the links to the latest mocks for the NBA, MLB and NHL.

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NFL History: Teams With Longest Winning Streaks

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One of the reasons the NFL is so captivating is because it is so unpredictable. Injuries, the draft, and player trades mean that all the teams are on pretty much even levels for the majority of the season. But one or two star players can still make a difference to the whole league.

Every once in a while, a team with 8, 9, or even as many 15 amazing players come together and they go on a huge winning streak that spans two seasons.

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New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Joins Investors in $60 Million Sports Entertainment and Technology Venture Capital Fund

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Large capital expenditures are necessary when organizations are looking for support to bring new projects to life. To that end, Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, has teamed up with other investors to finance a VC fund worth $60 million.

The sports betting and fantasy sports business DraftKings combined forces with venture capital companies Accomplice, Boston Seed Capital, and Catalyst to create the new VC firm Drive by DraftKings of Boston, MA, as noted by Forbes.

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Iowa OL Tyler Linderbaum Looks Like a Top 10 NFL Draft Prospect

If there is one thing about the Big Ten, especially the Big Ten West, it is a ground-and-pound, run-first kinda league/division. In order to establish and then maintain this approach, you’re going to need big overpowering offensive linemen, and plenty of them.

Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum, an all league pick last season, is one of the overall best in the entire league. The 6-3, 290 pound junior is also, hands down, the Big Ten lineman with the highest NFL Draft stock, by far.

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Tennessee Titans a Smart Pick to Upset the LA Rams

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The Tennessee Titans are facing a difficult Week 9 match-up against one of the top NFC teams, the LA Rams. This because the Titans will be without their best player, RB Derrick Henry, who is out anywhere from six to 10 weeks after having foot surgery.

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Justin Herbert, Los Angeles Chargers: It’s Time to Buy in Now

The 62 year history of the Los Angeles then San Diego and then L.A. again Chargers isn’t exactly illustrious. While they do have 15 division championships and 19 playoff appearances, they have zero Super Bowl titles, only one appearance, and it came almost three decades ago.

They have one championship, but it’s from way back in the AFL days, prior to the National Football League merger. However, 2021 might be the time to buy in; on all levels. They’re really building something special in Inglewood, California, with head coach Brandon Staley and second year quarterback Justin Herbert leading the way.

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Flashing Back to Jon Gruden Washington Team Name Debate Take

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In the wake of the news surrounding Jon Gruden this week, we felt it might be interesting to flashback to some of the rare past occurrences where he actually did give his take on social issues. It seems pretty crazy right now, doesn’t it- a man who seemed to love absolutely everyone and everything, was Mr. positivity as an announcer, is actually a deplorable person on the inside.

During an ESPN Monday Night Football media teleconference, several years ago, Gruden even said, with great self-awareness: “people think I’m too positive, I love everybody!” Turns out it was just a character he played on television.

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Chelsea Star Christian Pulisic on NY Jets Sideline for London NFL Game

Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic did not report to the United States Men’s National Team this international break, as he’s still out with injury. But he’s still getting his sports on this international period as he’s on the sideline with his favorite NFL team, the New York Jets, at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The Jets, currently 1-3, are losing to the also 1-3 Atlanta Falcons at halftime right now in London. Here’s a video Pulisic posted from the game on his social media:

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2021 NFL Week 5 Preview: Chicago Bears at Las Vegas Raiders

The Chicago Bears won both home games so far this 2021 season, but they’ll look to claim their first road victory of the young campaign in their Week 5 visit to the Las Vegas Raiders.

Allegiant Stadium will host the Bears for the very first time as Chicago hopes to even their all-time record against the Raiders, having won seven of their 15 meetings to date.

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