NFL: Playoff Team Previews

As we head into the final weeks of the 2019 NFL season, the playoff teams are emerging. A handful of teams are well and truly done for the year. Another group are nearing the point of no return. In these final stages, we turn our attention to one more playoff team, and what the wildcard…

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NFL: Playoff Team Previews

As we head into the home stretch of the 2019 NFL season, the playoff teams are emerging. A handful of teams are well and truly done for the year. Another group are nearing the point of no return. After Week 13, we turn our attention to one more playoff team, and what the wildcard situation…

NFL: Playoff Team Previews

AFC: Buffalo Bills The Season So Far The Buffalo Bills had a very strong start to the season thanks to their Defence. They opened the season 5-1 before dropping a game to the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cleveland Browns. Sitting at 8-3 entering Week 13, they have started getting everything going on both sides of…

NFL: Playoff Team Previews

As we head into the home stretch of the 2019 NFL season, the playoff teams are emerging. A handful of teams are well and truly done for the year. Another group are nearing the point of no return. Over the next several weeks, the playoff teams will be reviewed, with one from each conference each…

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….

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…

Reviewing Dallas’ First Half Of Their Season

The Dallas Cowboys are now in their bye week. After dealing with much drama, frustration, and disappointment over the past four weeks, Dallas’ bye week comes at a very opportune time. In addition, Dallas goes into their bye after snapping a three-game losing streak. Their season is at stake. What was once a promising start…

NFL: What’s the Value of a Field Goal?

With NFL teams increasingly going for it on 4th down, are they under-valuing Field Goals? Or are Kickers just too unreliable? Let’s take a closer look at whether teams are making the right decision regarding FGs in 2019. Firstly, there has to be a recognition that all FGs need to be considered in the context…

NFL: Week 5 Team Tiers

As the NFL approaches its midpoint, teams tend to consolidate their place in the league. They occupy real estate at the top, middle or bottom, and there is little major movement between these levels. Let’s see where each team currently lives in the NFL’s apartment block. Penthouse Sitting comfortably as the only undefeated team in…

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

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 NFC looks after one quarter of…