NFL: Fantasy Sleepers for Week 3

Week 2 of the 2019 NFL season is finally in the books. That means there are two weeks’ worth of fantasy football data to sort through. And though that may not be enough to really separate the contenders from the pretenders, there is a decent sample size of data to predict player productivity going into…

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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: Players That Retired Too Early

On Saturday August 24th, during halftime of the preseason game between the Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears, the seemingly unthinkable happened. Quarterback Andrew Luck retired from pro football. The news broke during halftime, and post-game he had a press conference to make it official. After a 2018 campaign which was arguably one of his best…

NFL: The State of Backup Quarterbacks

There is an old adage in the NFL: you’re only as good as your backup Quarterback. There are various iterations of this, such as, ‘the second most important player is the backup QB.’ Four case studies will help us determine the state of the second most important position in the NFL. Washington Redskins: The Starter…

NFL: What can we expect from Cam Newton in 2019?

As Cam Newton enters the 2019 NFL season at the age of 30, the Carolina Panthers’ dual-threat quarterback faces an array of uncertainties. The 2010 Heisman Trophy winner and 2015 NFL MVP is coming off an injury shortened season in which he missed the final two games of the regular season. The Panthers’ offense with…

NFL: Remembering Andrew Luck’s Outstanding Career

On the evening of August 24th, reports began circulating about Andrew Luck informing the Indianapolis Colts that he is retiring. Soon, the news was confirmed. The news is truly stunning, although reports indicate that for at least two weeks, the Colts knew Luck was contemplating retirement. Now it’s official. Luck’s career is one to remember…

NFL: King in the NFC North

In the NFL’s 100th season, the fierce rivalries in the NFC North look set to continue. Each team has a high level of stability and a realistic playoff chance. So who will establish themselves as King in the North in 2019? Chicago Bears Last Season In 2018, the Bears had their first winning season since…

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: AFC North Preview and Predictions

The AFC North; for a division that has a history of being extremely tough, fuel has been thrown into that fire over this off-season. Over the last year, the Browns and Bengals have flip-flopped their competitiveness, while the Ravens are still that team nobody wants to face. With the departures of Antonio Brown and Le’Veon…

NFL: Quarterbacks on the Hot Seat in 2019

Every season, players and coaches are under pressure of losing their starting position, or face being replaced at seasons’ end. Quarterbacks are no exception. In 2019, these QBs are the ones whose days are numbered. 1. Andy Dalton For years now, the question has been asked as to whether Andy Dalton can take the Cincinnati…