Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is emerging as one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks. After avoiding a sophomore slump with a stellar second season, Luck entered the NFL’s Most Valuable Player discussion in 2014. Although his yardage total dipped from 4,374 yards to 3,822 from year one to year two, something more important was also cut in half: Luck threw just nine … [Read more...] about Forget Flacco, it’s ‘Is Andrew Luck ELITE?’ debate time
UPDATE: Tony Dungy releases statement in response to backlash against his remarks “I wouldn’t have taken him,’’ said former Bucs and Colts coach Tony Dungy, now an analyst for NBC. “Not because I don’t believe Michael Sam should have a chance to play, but I wouldn’t want to deal with all of it. “It’s not going to be totally smooth … things will happen.’’ Michael Sam as … [Read more...] about “Things Happened” under Tony Dungy, 17 Colts got arrested
It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano; who took leave for a few months last season when he was diagnosed with leukemia. The 53 year old had to endure a multi-week stay in the hospital for chemotherapy treatment. The team rallied around him with the #chuckstrong motto. Team cheerleaders even shaved their heads to show solidarity with … [Read more...] about Indianapolis Colts Chuck Pagano: under the radar in ’13
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
Update: Chicago Bears nickelback Kelvin Hayden has been ruled out for the season with a torn hamstring, the team announced Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Kelvin Hayden: out for season
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
While battling the monstrous illness of leukemia, Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano received a massive outpouring of public support. The Indiana statehouse included the Chuckstrong term in its Christmas lights, the term itself became a national trend, Colts cheerleaders and players shaved their heads in support of him. Pagano will return to the sidelines and coach for the … [Read more...] about Recovering Colts coach Chuck Pagano writes letter to people of Indiana
If the Bears fall to Detroit in Week 17, will it be better for the team in the long run? It’s that time of year again Bears fans. No, I’m not talking about making New Year’s preparations and looking forward to a nice long bye week heading into the playoffs. It’s time to look back on what was once a promising season, and hurriedly scramble together a scenario that has the … [Read more...] about Are the Chicago Bears better off losing this Sunday?