Football Society & Culture

A Crack in the Shield

Do you feel that? No, that is not an earthquake in the traditional sense but the proverbial nature of the shaking is rocking the NFL and it’s owners to it’s core. Maybe this Christmas the National Football League and it’s commissioner Roger Goodell can send Ray Rice a thank you note full of coal, because Read the full article…

Football Gaming

Madden 15 (@EAMaddenNFL)

It’s that time of year, the leaves are falling, the temperature is getting cool and… BOOM! Madden 15 is here! Featuring a brand new emphasis on defense, which is fitting with Seattle Seahawks’ defensive back Richard Sherman on the cover of this year’s game. Knock on wood Richard, hope the Madden curse doesn’t get you Read the full article…

Basketball

Life Without The NBA (@NBA)

Do we need the NBA? More importantly… Do basketball players need the NBA? As I continue to watch the exodus to international basketball and the players that are continuing the tours, summer leagues and charity games, I find myself thinking about what happens if the NBA repeats 98-99 or the NHL’s season lost? While it’s Read the full article…

Football

Romo Still Worthy Of Our Support?

When Tony Romo replaced Drew Bledsoe in 2006 as starting QB for the Dallas Cowboys, I was more than excited for my team. ANYONE had to be better than Bledsoe, right? As his career at starting QB progressed, I realized the things I truly remember about his performance in games have been less than perfect. Read the full article…

Football

Geauxing the Distance: The New Orleans Saints

New Orleans kicked off the 2011 NFL season with a loss to the reigning champs, the Green Bay Packers. Sean Payton’s crew tried to engineer a comeback, but came up just a little short. For some odd reason, I’m not completely devastated by this. There were signs of potential across the board. For what it’s Read the full article…

Football

Hell To The Redskins

For the last 3 years as a Redskin fan, this has been my FAVORITE time of the year; The anticipation of Opening day and the optimistic HOPE of a great season ahead. I am a lifelong Redskins fan, but unlike a LOT of my counterparts, I am also a realist. Right now, I’m walking that Read the full article…

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Detroit Lions (@Lions): Glimmer of Hope

It’s been a long time since Barry Sanders was making highlight runs for the Detroit Lions and it’s been 11 years since they sniffed a playoff birth. Win a Super Bowl? Never. NFL Championship? 1957. It’s been that long since the city of Detroit has produced a championship level football team. But things might be Read the full article…