It seems early to already be down to just one undefeated team in the AFC, but the Bengals are playing like they could maintain that storyline well into November. They’re led by a defense who is hungry for more. Aside from the Ravens making a game of it late during the fourth quarter, the Bengals have been almost untouchable. That defense is suffocating opposing quarterbacks … [Read more...] about Cincinnati Bengals: your new Super Bowl favorite
Which quarterback should the Chicago Bears draft?
Before you get up in arms about the title, let me make this clear: this is not an article proposing that the Bears should pick a quarterback in the 1st round of this year’s draft to replace Jay Cutler. If the Bears take a quarterback at all, it will be with one of their later selections in the 4th, 5th, 6th, or even 7th rounds. No quarterback taken that late will challenge … [Read more...] about Which quarterback should the Chicago Bears draft?
Four former Wisconsin Badgers headed to the 2013 Pro Bowl
Late scratches to Atlanta's Matt Ryan and New England's Rob Gronkowski paved the way for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels to join the league's best in the 2013 Pro Bowl. Wilson and Daniels join Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt as the four former Wisconsin Badgers to make the … [Read more...] about Four former Wisconsin Badgers headed to the 2013 Pro Bowl
Chicago Bears Season Outlook: 3rd Quarter
The Bears have taken full advantage of facing the weakest strength of schedule in team history over the first 5 games of the season. They’ve rode their dominating defense to a 4-1 record and now stand alone at the top of the NFC North after the Minnesota Vikings fell to the Washington Redskins this past weekend. In my first 2 installments of “Quarter Previews” (1, 2), I … [Read more...] about Chicago Bears Season Outlook: 3rd Quarter
Green Bay Packers jobbed by the replacement refs in Seattle
Not one call, not two calls, not three calls, but four bad calls led to the Seattle Seahawks' 14-12 upset win over the Green Bay Packers. None bigger than Russell Wilson's desperation heave that the Packers' (1-2) M.D. Jennings seemingly intercepted but was ruled a simultaneous catch and touchdown by the Seahawks' (2-1) wide receiver Golden Tate. … [Read more...] about Green Bay Packers jobbed by the replacement refs in Seattle