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Contenders or Pretenders: Week 8 Edition

October 25, 2012 • AFC, Lists, NFCComments (0)

As we approach Week 8, we begin to decipher the playoff contenders from the “pretenders.” Now, this should come as somewhat self-explanatory but, just in case you were born yesterday, the teams labeled below as “pretenders” are teams that appear to be teams that we compete for a playoff spot this season but aren’t quite...

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Week 7: NFL Divisional Matchups – Part II

October 19, 2012 • AFC, NFC, PreviewComments (0)

Analyzing the Week 7 divisional matchups – Part II. Take a look here to see Part I.AFC EAST Jets (3-3) at Patriots (3-3): Sunday October 21, 4:25pm EST CBS The AFC East has a 4-way tie for first with each team, Dolphins, Patriots, Bills and Jets, all at...

Jason Taylor, Zach Thomas Become Newest Members of Miami’s Ring of Honor

October 16, 2012 • AFC, Breaking News, HistoryComments (0)

There will be plenty of time to break down Peyton Manning’s monster second half in Monday night’s matchup, a game in which Peyton’s Broncos came back from a 24-point halftime deficit to capture a 35-24 victory. For now, I would like to take...

Baltimore’s Narrow Victory over Dallas Comes with a Huge Price

October 15, 2012 • AFC, NFCComments (0)

Despite allowing the now 2-3 Dallas Cowboys to posses the ball for 40 minutes and running the ball for 227 yards and a touchdown, the Baltimore Ravens captured a 31-29 victory on Sunday afternoon and improved to 5-1. The victory, coming after Dallas kicker...

Never too Early: MVP Candidates Through Week 5

October 11, 2012 • AFC, Lists, NFCComments (0)

Who said it was too early to look forward to the Most Valuable Player of the 2012 season? It’s never too early to talk MVP! Through five weeks of play there are numerous players in the running for the league’s most coveted individual award. Here...

Vikings, Cards Top List of Surprise Teams

October 9, 2012 • AFC, Drama, Lists, NFCComments (0)

Every NFL season, a team seems to come out of nowhere and shake our faith in what we think we know about how they will perform. The 2012 season has proved no different. A few teams have already exceeded expectations and find themselves ranked at or near the...

Week 5 Power Rankings: League’s Top 10 After First Quarter of Season

October 2, 2012 • AFC, Lists, NFCComments (0)

With Chicago’s 34-18 beat-down––well, more like massacre––of Tony Romo’s Cowboys in the books, Week 4 is now history. Meaning a quarter of the 2012 NFL season is already behind us. It’s a bit odd when you think about it, but I...

Week 3 in Perspective: Plenty of Sunday Action Despite Threats to Replacement Officials

September 24, 2012 • AFC, NFC, RecapComments (0)

The replacement officials have continued to struggle to maintain a reasonable game pace and avoid making critical mistakes. Yesterday’s slate of games may have surpassed Week 2 in terms of butchered or missed calls. Despite being warned by the National...

Monday Night Preview: Two Division Rivalries Set for ESPN Doubleheader

September 10, 2012 • AFC, Events, PreviewComments (0)

As if yesterday’s slate of action couldn’t get any better. Tonight, ESPN will continue its relatively new tradition of airing a double-header on the first Monday night of the season. The best part about that is it will include two division...

Sunday Recap: RGIII Leads Long List of Impressive Performances

September 10, 2012 • AFC, Drama, NFC, RecapComments (0)

When the Washington Redskins gave up three draft picks (first rounders in 2013 and 2014 and second rounder in 2012) just to move up four slots and select Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III with the No. 2 overall pick, I was very skeptic. Throughout the...