NFL: Taking Stock at the Quarter-Mile in the AFC

With four weeks of the 2019 NFL season in the books, it’s time to take stock of how each team stands. For some, they are staring down the barrel of a bleak end to the year. For others, hope remains but the job isn’t done. This is how the AFC looks after one quarter of…

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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: 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: 5 Teams Ready To Win The Offseason

The 2019 offseason will undoubtedly have ripple effects across the NFL. Bottom-dwellers can turn into contenders and middle-of-the-road teams can make a big jump. Through the draft and free agency, teams can re-position themselves and turn the tides of their franchise. There are many teams that are vying to do this in 2019. Here are…

NFL: Week 17 Playoff Implications Predictions

With the NFL’s 99th season all but completed, less than a week stands between the end of regular-season festivities and the beginning of an exciting set of playoff matchups. With a trio of both division titles and wildcard spots up for grabs, not to mention playoff seeding and home field advantage, a thorough examination of…

NFL: The State of the NFC East

The final month of the NFL regular season has arrived. It’s the most crucial part of the season for most teams, especially the Dallas Cowboys. Over the years, the month of December hasn’t been a great month for them. Since 2011, the Cowboys are 16-10 in December, including 0-3 in a season-finale that decided the…

NFL: Quarterback Options for the Jets

On Saturday morning, the New York Jets and Indianapolis Colts agreed on a trade that sent the Jets sixth overall pick, two 2018 second-round picks (37th overall and 49th overall) and a 2019 second-rounder for the Colts third overall pick. The move likely means the Jets will select a quarterback at number three, but who? Sam…