Posts Tagged ‘NFL’

That Helps No One Week 14: Da’Rick Rogers

Da’Rick Rogers came out of nowhere for the Indianapolis Colts to score two touchdowns and win the Week 14 That Helps No One award.

Browns down to last resort at QB?

Last resort: The Browns lost in embarrassing fashion at home to the Jaguars in Week 13. And while Brandon Weeden made some costly errors, he wasn’t really the main reason they lost this time. Josh Gordon gave Weeden a big assist in his big day, but now Weeden is under concussion protocol, which means it’s very possible the team will start newly acquired QB Alex Tanney, who is better known for his entertaining trick shot mastery than any NFL success. Tanney is the only healthy QB on Cleveland’s roster right now, so if you happen to have any experience playing QB and aren’t predisposed this Sunday. you might want to send your résumé down to the folks in Berea, OH. Anyhow, […]

Freeman now a free man

Buccaneers release QB Josh Freeman: We’ve officially entered the Mike Glennon show. The Bucs tried to trade Josh Freeman, but no one was interested, so they let him go. He’ll probably catch on with another team eventually, but his fall from grace hasn’t been very enjoyable to watch. Glennon has no fantasy value until he figures out how to run this offense efficiently. Doug Martin is also going to struggle as the Bucs try to develop a passing game. If you somehow owned or started Freeman on your team, you have some QB shopping to do. Stat. Spiller a game-time decision: Those of you who own C.J. Spiller are in a bit of a bind. He’s a game-time decision against […]

#ThrowbackThursday – Roman Gabriel

The tension between the NFL and AFL during the 1960s was great, but it reached its fever pitch when the Oakland Raiders signed Roman Gabriel in 1967. The Raiders originally drafted Gabriel in the 1962 AFL Draft, but he instead signed with the Los Angeles Rams. The Raiders, however, were able to seize on Gabriel’s dissatisfaction with his use in Los Angeles and he signed with the Raiders. While some players had opted to sign with the AFL out of college instead of the NFL (like Joe Namath), Gabriel was widely considered one of the first NFL stars to be lured away by the upstart league according to AP reports at the time. The AFL was believed to have attempted […]

NFL Schedule Release – Ultimate Road trip

The NFL Schedule Release is finally here. Take a look at the ideal cross-country road trip to embark upon if you want the ultimate NFL experience.

NFL teams show up for Bowling Green’s pro day

Bowling Green held its pro day on Tuesday. Twenty NFL teams sent scouts to watch four players participate in drills indoors on AstroTurf. Chris Jones, DT (6-1 7/8, 301) — Jones clocked in a 5.10 and 5.13 seconds in the 40-yard dash. He also notched an 8-foot-9 broad jump and a 31-inch vertical jump. He did not do the bench or short-shuttle run.

Daimion Stafford improves 40 time at Nebraska pro day

Representatives from 12 NFL teams were on hand for Nebraska’s pro day on Thursday, which took place indoors and on field turf. Pittsburgh Steelers defensive backs coach Carnell Lake and Cincinnati Bengals linebacker coach Paul Guenther were among the coaches on hand.

State of the Union: Fan proposals to change the NFL

Earlier today, Adam Schein gave his nine proposals to improve the NFL. So we asked the fans to see what they thought would help improve the game we all love so much. Here are the best or most interesting suggestions from the NFL’s passionate, and vocal fan base.

Elite Quarterbacks in the NFL

Who are the elite quarterbacks in the NFL? These statistical breakdowns might help determine a definitive answer.

A Brief History of the USFL

Adam Rank gives a humorous retelling of the brief history of the USFL.

The Unexpected (and expected) for Wild Card weekend

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.

Top 5 most annoying types of NFL fans

In preparation for the postseason, I present you a list of the five most annoying types of NFL fans you probably encountered this season.

The Rewind: Record zones, Eric Dickerson cardboard bio, and best 2012 NFL draft picks

We hope you all had a wonderful end to the holiday week as we all prepare for New Years’ Eve, and a wild week 17 in the NFL. We didn’t let the holidays slow us down, as we churned out a fresh batch of great content for you to consume. Enjoy.

Miami Heat star LeBron James is an NFL superfan

LeBron James recently pitted his favorite things against each other in a bracket style challenge. Skittles, Haircuts, Martin Lawrence, and NFL Sundays squared off among others. Can you guess what comes out on top?

The NFL pop culture Pro Bowl ballot: A casual fan’s voting guide

With 2013 Pro Bowl voting ending this week, time is running out for you to vote for your favorite players. Not sure who to vote for? No worries! To give you a little help in case you’re stuck between choices, or want to throw in some wild cards, we’ve broken it down a little differently. Here is our Pop culture Pro Bowl ballot, featuring the players who deserve your vote for their influence on pop culture in 2012.

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