Archive for the ‘2011 NFL Preview’ Category

Super Bowl Picks

I put together a list of the Super Bowl picks of famous people and of people I respect (and a few of those I don’t). Several did not pick a winner. I couldn’t find Dungy’s runner-up. Winner CBS SPORTS Pete Prisco: Patriots vs. Falcons Clark Judge: Chargers vs. Eagles ESPN John Clayton: Patriots vs. Packers […]

NFC Editor Russ Loede’s 2011 NFL Predictions

Most Valuable Player AFC East: 1. New England Patriots (12-4)          2. New York Jets (10-6)          3. Miami Dolphins (9-7)          4. Buffalo Bills (6-10) North: 1. Baltimore Ravens (12-4)            2. Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5)            3. Cleveland Browns (4-12)            4. Cincinnati Bengals (4-12) South:  1. Tennessee Titans (10-6)             2. Houston Texans […]

2011 NFL Playoffs: Seed 6

New York Jets 10-6, AFC Wild Card Seed #6 (last year: 11-5, AFC Wild Card Seed #6) The Jets have attempted to parlay their swagger into alpha dog status in the AFC East but it’s so hard when Bill Belichick is such a draft day god. Last year, injuries are the only thing that kept […]

Five Bold Predictions for the Cleveland Browns Entering the 2011 Season

By Browns Gab Editor Derek McQuaid Expectations were high for the Cleveland Browns entering the 1995 season, extremely high. Prior to the start of the ’95 season, some football experts had the Browns in Super Bowl XXIX. Sports Illustrated had the Browns facing the San Francisco ’49ers in the ’95 Super Bowl, with the Browns […]

Coaches on the Hot Seat Entering the 2011 Season

Is it getting hot in here or is it just me? As we’re inching closer to the 2011 NFL season, we’ll start the season with 32 NFL head coaches.  Some are new.  Some are old.  Some are running on borrowed time.  But when the season comes to a close, not all 32 head coaches will […]

Gridiron Gab NFL Preseason Power Rankings

1. New Orleans Saints – Improved ground game for Drew Brees is scary to think about.  Mark Ingram has the best interior line in football to work with.  A loaded defensive front combined with a top-tier secondary has coordinator Gregg Williams smiling.  Gotta love Sean Payton’s aggressive play calling on offense.  Superdome is the definition […]

2011 NFL Divisional Preview And Awards

Defensive Player of the Year: The Tamba Hawk NFC East: Giants defense will decide division.  Secondary (Rolle, Phillips) flooded with playmakers.  Added CB Prince Amukamara and DT Marvin Austin, who in my rankings, were top-10 and 20 caliber players.  This unit has a chance to be something sensationally special.  The surety at CB allows the […]