The RPO Revolution and How it Put Andy Reid in the Super Bowl

The hot topic in the NFL for the past few years has been the prevalence of the RPO, or run/pass option. The play has experienced exponential growth in popularity around the league for the past couple of years. It can work to a team’s benefit especially those with a mobile quarterback. What is an RPO?…

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NFL: Cost vs Benefit of the 2-pt Conversion

It’s time to set the scene. The date is October 21, 2018. The Tennessee Titans are locked in a close one with the Los Angeles Chargers in London. There is 31 seconds left on the clock and the Titans just scored a touchdown to make the score 20-19 with 31 seconds remaining on the clock….

NFL Week 1: What We Learned

The NFL is a tough sport to cover. It’s only 17 weeks long, not including playoffs, and it’s hard to determine what we do and don’t know this early. We can project but it’s hard to determine what’s real and what’s not after one week. But that’s exactly what we’ll attempt to do. Browns Are…

NFL: Surprise Teams To Watch

The NFL season will always be full of surprises. It’s one of the great things about sports. It’s unpredictable. What those surprises are, will be… well, a surprise. However, it’s time to take a deep dive and predict the teams that will shock us once the NFL season begins. Baltimore Ravens The Ravens are generating…

NFL Division Preview: AFC South

The AFC South was a competitive division in 2018. Three teams ended the season within 2 games of each other. As always, the division is slated to shake up this year. So many things have changed and there’s plenty of excitement to start the 2019 season. 2018 Standings Houston Texans Indianapolis Colts Tennessee Titans Jcksonville…

NFL’s New Pass Interference Rule Creates More Problems Than Solutions

At the NFL Owners Meeting in March, the owners approved a rule change that would make pass interference susceptible to review. Application of the Rule The NFL Competition Committee posted a tweet last week that clarified how this new rule will be applied. This tweet confirmed that the rule will be in effect in 2019…

NHL: What A Stanley Cup Means to St. Louis

It was 52 years in the making. Wednesday night, the St. Louis Blues won Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final and won the first Stanley Cup in the franchise’s history. The team started at the bottom of the Central Division and looked like a playoff berth was out of the question. Then, 25 year…

NFL: Players That Deserve a Championship Before They Retire

Dan Marino is the most notable NFL player in history to finish his career without a single Super Bowl win. It’s always nice to see players win a championship in old age and then retire directly after. However, for some players, chances seem pretty slim that they get to ride into the sunset with a…

NFL: Top 5 Draft Wide Receivers

The 2019 NFL Draft is filled with wide receiver talent in the later rounds. It’s not a top heavy class but it is deep. There are a lot of players that could see themselves landing as day 2 picks for teams that are needy. Many teams can find both depth and starters at wide receiver…

NFL: Top 5 Quarterbacks in the 2019 Draft

The 2018 NFL Draft boasted one of the best groups of draft-eligiblee quarterbacks from the past couple years. The class ended up with five quarterbacks being taken in the first round. This year’s draft class is less impressive than last year’s. However, this class could still produce franchise quarterbacks in the next couple of years….