Posts Tagged ‘Joe Theismann’

Playbook picks: Could be good week for winless teams

There are four teams that have yet to enjoy a victory so far this season. Three of those clubs will get off the schneid this weekend, according to Playbook analysts Sterling Sharpe, Joe Theismann and Brian Baldinger.

Playbook picks: Steelers to go 4-0 without Big Ben

Four of the NFL’s better rivalries take place this weekend, and Playbook analysts Sterling Sharpe, Joe Theismann and Brian Baldinger are largely in agreement with their predictions.

Playbook picks: Sorry, Jets, Dolphins are too tough

It is rare all three Playbook analysts agree on seemingly toss-up games, but consider this week an exception. Sterling Sharpe, Joe Theismann and Brian Billick all like the Dolphins to move to 3-0 by beating the visiting Jets.

Playbook picks: Bengals-Ravens a tough call

The Bengals entered the season with huge expectations, but were immediately humbled by a blowout loss in New England. Can they rebound against the rival Ravens? Well, only one of our three analysts sees that happening.

Film reveals offensive strengths of Chargers, Packers

The idea during a recent film session was to concentrate on young, ascending quarterbacks Aaron Rodgers and Philip Rivers. While they didn’t disappoint, some important keys jumped out about the offenses of the Packers and Chargers.

Playbook picks: Texans over Colts in Week 1?

Are the Texans finally ready to overtake the Colts in the AFC South this season? Time will tell, but two of our three Playbook analysts (Sterling Sharpe and Joe Theismann) expect them to get off on the right foot by knocking off Indianapolis in Week 1. Brian Billick is sticking with the Colts.

Mawae latest to pile on Haynesworth

Albert Haynesworth is not making a lot of friends these days. About the only person less popular than Haynesworth right now is the guy wearing a Kobe Bryant jersey while walking through Beacon Hill today.

Theismann: Haynesworth classless, selfish

Sometimes you wish that Joe Theismann would really come out of his shell and lay into a player. And yes, that last statement was facetious. Theismann is one of the go-to guys outspoken opinions. If you want Joe Montana to lead your team on a two-minuted drive, Theismann is one of the first choices if you need a two-minuted soundbite.

Theismann hands down strong critcism of Russell

Former Redskins QB Joe Theismann had a strong rebuke of Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell.

Big day, big names on NFL Network

It has the makings of a big day on NFL Network, which is broadcasting live from Radio Row from 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. ET.

Playbook picks: Cowboys to roll right past Vikings

NFL Network’s Playbook analysts like the Cowboys to knock off the host Vikings, and the Colts to fend off the Ravens, but there are differing opinions on the other two games.

Playbook picks: Cowboys to beat Eagles again

NFL Network’s Playbook analysts are almost unanimous on their wild card picks. They all expect the Cowboys, Jets and Packers to march on in the postseason. The only place in which not all three agree is in the Patriots-Ravens matchup.

Playbook picks: AFC playoff spot predictions

NFL Network’s Playbook analysts are standing united in their predcitions of who will earn the two AFC wild-card spots that remain up for grabs. Brian Baldinger, Sterling Sharpe and Joe Theismann all expect the Jets and Ravens to win and get the job done.

Playbook picks: Will Chargers win 10th in a row?

NFL Network’s Playbook analysts seem to have finally learned how to agree. It only took until the season was in its penultimate week. They concur on 13 of 16 picks, but there is one notable game in which they are not unanimous: The big Christmas night matchup between the Chargers and Titans on NFL Network. Joe Theismann likes Tennessee to stop San Diego’s nine-game winning streak, while Brian Baldinger and Sterling Sharpe are confident the Chargers will extend their streak to 10.

Playbook picks: Will Steelers stop slide vs. Pack?

Our three NFL Network Playbook analysts are in agreement for the most part this week, but as usual Brian Baldinger strays from his fellow experts in one key game. He likes the Steelers to snap their five-game losing skid with a win over the Packers. Sterling Sharpe and Joe Theismann, on the other hand, see Green Bay winning its sixth straight.

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