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: Analyzing The New Orleans Saints’ Dominance Without Drew Brees

Losing Drew Brees to injury is the worse thing that can happen to the New Orleans Saints. Unfortunately, the worst of the worst happened when Brees injured his thumb in Week 2 during the Saints match against the Los Angeles Rams. The Saints’ nightmare had become a reality. Brees’ injury was diagnosed as a torn…

NFL: What Now For J.J. Watt?

The injury bug once again strikes a big blow to J.J. Watt‘s career. The injury is confirmed as a torn pectoral. As a result, Watt is out for the season. Furthermore, this season is going to be his third in the last four where he’s played for less than eight games. Losing Watt is a…

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,…

Dallas Cowboys: Evaluating Their First Three Games

The Dallas Cowboys are 3-0 for the first time since 2008. Racking up victories against the New York Giants, Washington Redskins, and the Miami Dolphins, Dallas is dominating the gridiron. Amazingly, the Cowboys have scored 30+ points in all three wins so far. Furthermore, it’s the first time since 2007 that the Cowboys have scored…

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…