Archive for December, 2008

Shanahan Out in Denver

The NFL’s second longest tenured coach was fired by the Denver Broncos today.  Mike Shanahan had been the Broncos coach since 1995. HIs record as the coach in Denver was 146-89. He seemed to fall out of favor after his team lost a three game lead in the AFC’s Western Division. The most recent a […]

Pro Bowl To Move To Miami In 2010

Honolulu’s stranglehold on the NFL Pro Bowl postseason game is about to come to an end as the Associated Press is reporting that the game will be moved to the site of the Super Bowl beginning in 2010; apparently, the effort is being made in order to reinvigorate a game that rarely gets publicity with […]

Could the Patriots Do a Sign and Trade Deal w/ Cassel?

There is no question that Pats QB Matt Cassel has earned himself a lot of money this past season playing for the injured Tom Brady.  One of the biggest offseason questions for he and the team will be about his future.  He is set to be a free-agent, but with Brady’s rehab rumored to be […]

Falcons QB Ryan Wins AP Offensive Rookie of the Year Award

The awards have begun to roll in for Falcons QB Matt Ryan, who today was named the AP Offensive Rookie of the Season.  He was the third overall pick of the 2008 draft out of Boston College, and helped the Falcons go from a team that was 4-12 to a team that is going to […]

How Did the Ravens Find Themselves Back in the Postseason?

It seems like a valid question. Why is Baltimore back in the playoffs and how did they do it so quickly? Last season this franchise had a host of issues and uncertainty around it. A new head coach, a hole at quarterback, questions about the veterans and the list goes on. So how did this […]

One Down and Favre to Go for the Jets

Eric Mangini is no longer the head coach of the NY Jets. I have been writing all year that Mangini was on the hot seat and that between his lack of experience as a field general (making changes during the game) and his emotionless actions during the week and in games eventually cost him his […]

Cowher Blows Off the Browns; But How About the Jets?

While the Jets are looking for a new coach a name has jumped to the top of the list already, and it could be the biggest fish in the sea in terms of available coaches – former Steelers coach Bill Cowher. There are already reports going around the Cowher WOULD be interested in going to […]

Giants and Titans Favorites to Play in the Super Bowl Says Vegas

Las Vegas sports books favor the New York Giants over the 11 other teams in the NFL playoffs to win the Super Bowl, giving 2-to-1 odds on the NFC’s No. 1 seed to repeat as champions. The Tennessee Titans are the favorite among AFC teams to win a title at 4-1, closely followed by the […]