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…

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NFL Training Camp Battles: Wide Receivers

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: Ranking the AFC North Quarterbacks

The AFC North is now one of the more loaded divisions in the NFL. With a Hall of Fame Quarterback on the back end of his career, and young guns looking to make a name for themselves, where does each starting Quarterback in the AFC North rank? Rankings are based on last year’s performance and…

NFL: Breaking Down the Flacco Trade

The Baltimore Ravens are finally moving on from Joe Flacco and he’s headed to the Denver Broncos. Here’s a look at how it came to happen and what the implications might be for each team: Flacco’s History: 2008-2018 Drafted by the Ravens in 2008, Flacco has been with the team for 11 seasons. Throughout his…

NFL: Final Rookie Quarterbacks Ranking

There were five quarterbacks selected in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. As expected, all of them saw multiple starts and significant playing time. Now that the season has concluded, this is how they rank. Stats used in this article are from Pro Football Reference. 5. Josh Rosen – Arizona Cardinals Many Cardinals…

NFL: The Ravens Made Right Call in Keeping Jackson in Game

After a disappointing loss in the Wild Card matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers, many are speculating whether Joe Flacco should’ve came in for relief of Lamar Jackson. Here’s three reasons why the Ravens made the right call in keeping Jackson in: Outplaying His Competition After starting 4-5 with Flacco, the Ravens needed to switch…

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: 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…

Week 14 Fantasy Waiver Wire Pickups

After a peculiar week in football, check your fantasy league’s standings – have you clinched a playoff berth? If the answer is yes, you’re certainly looking to make some adjustments after what was a strenuous, injury-riddled week, and you’ve come to the right place for more information on what adjustments to make. If the answer…

Week 11 Fantasy Waiver Wire Pickups

As Fantasy and NFL players alike creep up on the 70% completion mark on the season, the clock has struck crunch time. The elites are clinching early playoff spots, while idle players have been caught napping. Regardless of standing, from undefeated to a goose-egg in the wins column – the waiver wire is open to…