Calvin Johnson broke the Madden curse. John Madden himself has now admitted it. Take a trip down memory lane and relive some of the biggest games and moments on Megatron’s record-breaking season.
It is currently one of the saddest, slowest times in the NFL offseason. So here are a few ways you can pass the time and still get your football fix.
Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar | Tags: Jennifer Lawrence, John Harbaugh, Leon Sandcastle, Manti Te'o, NFL Combine, Rich Eisen, RunRichRun, Shamarko Thomas, Bruce Arians, gatsby, Jennifer Lawrence, John Elway, Leon Sandcastle, Manti Te'o, NFL Combine, RunRichRun, Sh, sopranos
The 2013 NFL Combine came to a close yesterday. We take a look at the most entertaining stories to emerge from Indianapolis.
Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar | Tags: 40-yard dash, Chad Johnson, Dancing With The Stars, Donald Driver, Emmitt Smith, Hines Ward, Jacoby Jones, Jerry Rice, Kurt Warner, Lawrence Taylor, Manti Te'o, Michael Irvin, NFL Combine, Warren Sapp
Jacoby Jones will be the latest NFL player to compete on Dancing with the Stars. In honor of his acceptance on the show, we count down the greatest NFL players to compete for the coveted Dancing with the Stars mirror ball trophy.
Posted: Friday, February 22nd, 2013 | Alex Gelhar | Tags: 49ers, Academy Award, Alex Smith, Argo, Best Picture, Carson Palmer, Darrelle Revis, Darren McFadden, Eli Manning, Joe Flacco, New York Jets, Oscar, Peyton Manning, Richard Sherman, The Master, Tim Tebow
With 85th Academy Awards happening this weekend, some of the best “true” and fictional stories told on the silver screen from last year will be honored with miniature gold statues of a naked man. What an honor! And with the NFL offseason just starting to ramp up at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis this weekend, we thought it’d be fun to take advantage of this down time to look into the future and see what remarkable story-lines we could be in line for next season. Last season featured a number of Hollywood-worthy tales, from the Harbaugh Bowl to the rookie sensations at quarterback to Ray Lewis going out on top and on and on. Below are a few highly speculative […]
Check out the best and boldest fan suggested moves if they were GM for a day.
Posted: Thursday, January 24th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar | Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Colin Kaepernick, Ed Reed, Michael Oher, Patrick Willis, Randy Moss, Ray Lewis, San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowl XLVII, The Blind Side, Torrey Smith, Vernon Davis
Is your favorite team out of Super Bowl XLVII? Find someone else to root for with the help of this guide.
Posted: Thursday, January 17th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar | Tags: AFC Championship Game, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Billy Cundiff, David Akers, Joe Flacco, Kyle Williams, Lee Evans, Mike Smith, New England Patriots, NFC Championship Game, San Francisco 49ers, Wes Welker
Year after year, when a team loses a big game the fans, and sometimes players, anoint a scapegoat, or more simply a goat, to carry the blame. Let’s take a look at the 2011 goats, and who might steal their crown in 2012.
Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar | Tags: Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Billy Cundiff, Colin Kaepernick, David Akers, Denver Broncos, Divisional Round, Foreigner, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Joe Flacco, Kaepernicking, Matt Bryant, Matty Ice, New England Patriots, NFL playoffs, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, Tom Brady, Torrey Smth
The elite eight in the NFL have now been whittled down to four. But before we can look ahead to championship weekend, we need to look at what was unexpected (and expected) from the divisional playoffs.
Posted: Monday, January 7th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar | Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Clay Matthews, Divisional Round, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Joe Webb, Leon Hall, Marshawn Lynch, Matt Schaub, NFL, playoffs, Ray Lewis, RG3, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks, Wild Card
The the NFL playoffs are finally here. Wild Card weekend came and passed without too much hubbub, as three of the four games didn’t quite live up to the billing. Nevertheless, there were plenty of surprises as usual, so let’s get to the unexpected (and expected) for Wild Card weekend.
In preparation for the postseason, I present you a list of the five most annoying types of NFL fans you probably encountered this season.
Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 | Alex Gelhar | Tags: Alfred Morris, Andrew Luck, Bobby Wagner, Bruce Irvin, Coby Fleener, Danger Zone, Dwayne Allen, Entourage, Fire and Ice, Goose, Iceman, Maverick, Nighthawks, RG3, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Slider, T.Y. Hilton, Tom Cruise, Top Gun, Vick Ballard, wingmen
We pay tribute to the Goose’s of the world, and highlight the wingmen who helped make the unlikely playoff runs of Andrew Luck, RG3, and Russell Wilson possible.
Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 | Alex Gelhar | Tags: Adrian Peterson, challenge flag, Chuck Pagaon, ChuckStrong, Eric Dickerson, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jordy Nelson, Kansas City Chiefs, Mike McCarthy, Monkeys riding dogs, New York Giants, playoffs, Tennessee Titans
It’s week 17, and the NFL regular season is in the books save for the NFC East title game happening in Washington right now. Rather than wait for that game to be decided, let’s take a look at the unexpected (and expected) for week 17.
Even though the team I was rooting for lost, to this day I am still glad I was there. It was the start of one of the best stories of the 2012 NFL season, and an instance where the country was able to see again the football is more than a game as a pulled a community together. The day I’m referring to is when the Indianapolis Colts beat the Green Bay Packers, and ChuckStrong became a part of the NFL lexicon.
Posted: Friday, December 28th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar | Tags: best NFL rookies of 2012, Bobby Wagner, Casey Hayward, Cordy Glenn, Dwayne Allen, Janoris Jenkins, LaVonte David, NFL Draft, Nick Foles, Russell Wilson, T.Y. Hilton, underrated rookies
The 2012 NFL draft feature a number of excellent rookies other than the high-profile quarterbacks that are worthy of your attention. Here are eight from rounds two and three that you may have forgotten about.