Making predictions for the Super Bowl on February 2nd today on August 27th. Yes, you got to love it. That's why I'm all about the Cincinnati Bengals as your Super Bowl champion. When you make NFL divisional and Wild Card picks before even the 4th preseason game...well that's bold. Look for these to be about as accurate as my NFL mock draft. So don't take this with … [Read more...] about 2013 NFL Season Predictions: Super Bowl Champion Bengals!
Well, that escalated quickly. GM Phil Emery followed up his amazing opening act last season with an equally impressive performance in the first few hours of this year’s free agency period. About 60 minutes after the opening bell, former Giants tight end Martellus Bennett was watching the ink dry on his new four-year deal with the Bears. The terms of Bennett’s contract … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Free Agency Analysis and Predictions
Breaking up is hard to do. After a 10-6 season that will leave the Chicago Bears watching the NFL Playoffs from their couches, the team cut their ties with head coach Lovie Smith after 9 seasons. Many players have already voiced their displeasure with GM Phil Emery’s decision to fire Smith. Devin Hester is even threatening retirement now that Lovie will no longer be calling … [Read more...] about Meet the Candidates for the Chicago Bears Head Coach Position
The pigskin has been flying all over the place this fall as the NFL single season mark of 5,084 passing yards, set by the Miami Dolphins' Dan Marino in 1984, is no more. New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees, the pride of Purdue Boilermakers football, is the new king of the air attack. The record stood for 27 years. Brees did it in the second half versus the rival Atlanta Falcons … [Read more...] about Drew Brees Breaks NFL Single Season Passing Record
The previous weekend was a rather turbulent one for the Indianapolis Colts. It was capped, of course, with another loss, this one a 31-7 drubbing at home to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Depending on one's perspective, however, the loss might have been a blessing, as the Miami Dolphins, who until Sunday were the NFL's only other winless team, beat the Kansas City Chiefs … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts Lose Again, Now in Driver’s Seat for No. 1 Pick
If the play-offs started today we would see Da Bears and the Detroit Lions as the NFC’s wild card teams. The Lions have certainly been this year’s surprise team, and they’ve given us something good and wholesome and brisk (Eminem, I named dropped your endorsement) to cheer for this season. What could be more fun then having reinvigorated Detroit fans yelling for their team … [Read more...] about Handicapping the NFC Wild Card Race
The Atlanta Falcons, like the New Orleans Saints, are 1-1 in the NFC South, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a surprise 2-0 edge while the Panthers have a (less surprising) 0-2 hole they have to climb out of. After Sunday’s game between the Bucs and Saints, things could get a bit more interesting in the NFC South. At the midpoint of the season, let's look at who might have … [Read more...] about Saints-Buccaneers Winner Has Inside Track to NFC South Title
Green Bay's 25 unanswered points helped the Packers move to 5-0 after beating the Atlanta Falcons, 25-14, at the Georgia Dome on Sunday Night. Superstar Aaron Rodgers completed passes to twelve different receivers while fighting for his life behind a makeshift offensive line. The loss was a spoiler for Matt Ryan who came into … [Read more...] about Aaron Rodgers Spreads It Around While Packers Improve to 5-0