NFL: The New Wave of Coaches

The phrase ‘new wave‘ is used a lot when discussing NFL coaches. But is this new wave actually working? For some teams, yes it is. Teams like the Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Bears, and San Francisco 49ers have some of the best young play-callers in the league in Sean McVay, Matt Nagy, and Kyle Shanahan respectively. However, that doesn’t mean every…

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NFL: Non-Playoff Teams With Bright Futures

“There’s always next year.” It’s the classic mentality of the losing team’s fan. It’s how they stay sane while they mull over a lost season.  Often times, it comes from a place of unrealistic optimism. For these teams though, next year could actually prove to be more fruitful than last. Cleveland Browns Two words. Baker…

NFL: Making Sense of Antonio Brown’s Trade Request

What’s Brown looking for? Antonio Brown requested a chance to be traded from the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to Jason La Canfora. This, of course, sent the NFL world into a whirlwind of speculation. Before looking at potential landing spots for AB, let’s take a look at the mess that has preceded this request. Steelers struggle…

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: Baltimore’s Realistic Run

The Baltimore Ravens are one of two teams in the AFC who could earn up to a first round bye Sunday. The other team being the Tennessee Titans. Also like Tennessee, they could be eliminated from playoff contention completely. Baltimore’s most likely scenario is that they defeat the Cleveland Browns on Sunday and clinch the…

NFL: Trends at the Quarter Mark

With week four of the NFL season now fully in the rearview mirror, the 2018 NFL season is beginning to take shape. At the season’s quarter mark, the league has witnessed Kansas City Chiefs’ Quarterback Patrick Mahomes light the league on fire, Khalil Mack showing why he deserved to get paid and a former Pro…