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….

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NFL: Potential Offensive Rookie of the Year Candidates

As we covered the defensive rookies of the 2019 NFL Draft class last week, this week we cover the offensive rookies. And the pool of potential Offensive Rookie of the Year candidates is pretty large. There are some freak athletes on the offensive side of the ball as well. And they have been balling out!…

NFL: Potential Defensive Rookie of the Year Candidates

The 2019 NFL season is well underway. And after seven games there is a good sample-size of performance to show which rookies have stood out. The 2019 draft class is already shaping up to be a pretty solid one. Rookies from various teams are proving to be key contributors on their respective squads. So here…

Reviewing Dallas’ First Half Of Their Season

The Dallas Cowboys are now in their bye week. After dealing with much drama, frustration, and disappointment over the past four weeks, Dallas’ bye week comes at a very opportune time. In addition, Dallas goes into their bye after snapping a three-game losing streak. Their season is at stake. What was once a promising start…

Gardner Minshew: A Legend in the Making

If you’ve watched any football or gone online at all in the past few weeks, chances are you’ve heard of Gardner Minshew. The rookie quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars is slowly capturing the hearts and minds of the football world. Whether it’s his distinct mustache or his “fashion forward” way of dressing, the Washington State…

Carson Wentz is Still Elite

Sitting at 1-2 and to facing the 3-0 Green Bay Packers on the road, the Philadelphia Eagles came out with a 34-27 win thanks to their quarterback Carson Wentz. He showed the world he was an elite quarterback against the Packers. Without DeSean Jackson and a hobbled Alshon Jeffery, Wentz threw for only 160 yards,…

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…

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…