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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 top of their respective divisions. Here are [&hellip...

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Rams Host Kolb, Fitzgerald on Thursday Night

October 5, 2012 • Events, NFC, PreviewComments (0)

Don’t you just love the new Thursday Night Football schedule? Football games every Thursday night, couldn’t be better. Tonight, beginning in just a few minutes on NFL Network to be exact, the 2-2 St. Louis Rams host one of the three remaining...

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...

NFL Statement Regarding the Controversial End of Monday Night’s Game

September 25, 2012 • Drama, NFC, PhotosComments (0)

It’s all over the news, and not just ESPN and NFL Network. The National Football League and its replacement officials have hit rock bottom after the to last night’s Packers vs. Seahawks primetime game. Trailing 12-7, Seattle’s rookie...

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...

Thursday Night Fun: Defending Champs Visit Newton’s Panthers

September 20, 2012 • Events, NFC, PreviewComments (0)

I must admit, it’s really nice having Thursday night games throughout the season. Seems to make the week pass by quicker. Week 3 kicks off tonight with the defending champion New York Giants visiting the 1-1 Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium....

Thursday Night Football: League’s Most-Storied Rivalry Renewed

September 13, 2012 • Events, NFC, PreviewComments (0)

Yet another first for the 2012 NFL season tonight, as tonight marks the first Thursday Night Football matchup of the season. And it’s only Week 2. One of the great moves, in my opinion, for this season is the fact that primetime Thursday football takes...

Key to Eagles Success: Less Vick, More McCoy

September 12, 2012 • Features, NFCComments (0)

Week 1 nearly turned disastrous for the Philadelphia Eagles, who narrowly escaped with a victory. Leading 10-3 at the half, Philadelphia blew the lead by surrendering 13 unanswered points in the third and fourth quarters. It wasn’t until quarterback...

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...

Last-Minute Preview (4 of 4): Postseason Seedings and Predictions

September 9, 2012 • AFC, NFC, Predictions, PreviewComments (1)

You’ve been waiting long enough. With the first full Sunday of action beginning tomorrow, I thought it was finally time to complete my four-part “Last-Minute Preview” series. Here they are, my 2012 postseason seedings and playoff picks.  ...