Arizona Cardinals running back Chris Johnson signed a contract extension with $30 million guaranteed in 2011 when he was with the Tennessee Titans. Whether you have 30 million dollars or 30 cents, it doesn't matter one iota when a gun is fired directly at you. You have to read this frightening tale of how the smallest details in life and their coincidental timing can be a … [Read more...] about Cardinals RB Chris Johnson’s life was saved by fluke timing
NFL passing emphasis, rushing decline: by the numbers
It’s happening. The day has finally come where the play calling in the NFL resembles my own play calling from back when I first started playing Madden. First and 10? Streak to the endzone. Second and four? Streak to the endzone. Third and short? Streak to the endzone. Okay, it might not be that drastic. But if it hasn’t been apparent in the past decade or so leading up to … [Read more...] about NFL passing emphasis, rushing decline: by the numbers
Chicago Bears Hindsight Draft
Imagine, if you will, Troy Polamalu returning a fumble he forced himself for a touchdown; Aaron Rodgers lofting up 50-yard bombs with pinpoint accuracy; and Maurice Jones-Drew dissecting a defense with his explosive speed. Now, imagine all of those things happening… with those players wearing Bears jerseys. Call it crazy if you’d like, but the draft records show that former … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Hindsight Draft
Can the Packers avoid looking past the Tennessee Titans?
Fresh off a significant division-clinching win over the rival Chicago Bears, the Green Bay Packers have their eyes set on a possible first round bye and home-field advantage in the playoffs. Before they can start thinking about those amenities, they first must host and beat the Tennessee Titans. The Titans enter the game as huge underdogs and will be highly motivated to … [Read more...] about Can the Packers avoid looking past the Tennessee Titans?
Chicago Bears Season Outlook: 2nd Quarter
According to my own sound reasoning, the Bears will either be 3-1 or 2-2 heading into the 2nd quarter of the 2012 NFL season. All things considered, 2-2 isn’t exactly reason for panic. Luckily for the Bears, sandwiched between games 5 thru 8 is their bye week in week 6. And the next quartet of opponents appears to be a less daunting bunch… on paper. But the Jaguars, … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Season Outlook: 2nd Quarter