NFL Week 1: Team Tiers

Playing in the NFL is like trying to climb Mt. Everest. Without the right preparation, and the stars aligning, it is almost impossible to get very far. Many people get to base camp, but not much further, for one reason or another. Only the best and most prepared make it all the way to the…

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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: 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: 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…

NFL: Training Camp Battles

As the NFL offseason draws to a close, teams are sorting out their depth charts and finalising the rosters. Every year there are rumours of who is a surprise performer. Teams also come out either praising a rookie, or criticising them in the hopes of motivating them. What it all comes down to is who…

NFL: Which UDFAs Could Make the Final AFC Rosters?

Every year following the draft, teams continue to add prospects in the hopes they become a contributor on the team. Kurt Warner, Adam Thielen, and Philip Lindsay are all former Undrafted Free Agents, and what each team hopes they gain. Sometimes these UDFAs make the roster for a year or two, before becoming journeyman players….

NFL: AFC West Team Needs

The AFC West is mostly full of hope. All four teams are future-focused, with two making the playoffs last season, and the other two in the early days of regime changes. All four teams need to use this draft to either push them over the edge in making a Super Bowl, or show signs of…

NFL: Teams That Should Start a Rebuild

While they may not like to admit it, there are always a few teams in the NFL that aren’t in the running for the playoffs. Sometimes they call it a rebuild, sometimes a tank. No matter how they view it, sometimes a team just needs to start with a clean slate. Here are teams that…

NFL: Antonio Brown Trade Request Spotlights Ben Roethlisberger as a Teammate

Since the final week of the 2018-19 regular season, there have been problems between receiver Antonio Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Since than, Brown has asked to be traded and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger plays a role in the star receiver wanting out. During a week 17 Wednesday practice, Brown and Roethlisberger reportedly got into a…