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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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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...

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.  ...

Last-Minute Preview (3 of 4): Regular Season Awards

September 9, 2012 • AFC, NFC, Predictions, PreviewComments (0)

Who will be the big surprise this season? Can Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady capture another MVP award? How about the rookies, will RGIII and Andrew Luck live up to the hype while taking over teams with disastrous 2011 campaigns? Well, here’s the answer to...

Last-Minute Preview (1 of 4): AFC Division-by-Division Outlook

September 6, 2012 • AFC, Predictions, PreviewComments (0)

With the season beginning last night following a shocking Dallas victory (although I knew Romo would post big numbers), it’s about time I finally get this “last-minute” season preview. I’ve decided to divide post the full predictions...

40 Story Lines to Monitor Closely this Season

September 2, 2012 • AFC, Lists, NFC, Predictions, PreviewComments (0)

Every season there are pre-season headlines that catch my attention, and 2012 will be no different. In fact, I have actually found about 40 or so story lines that should get any fan pumped for this Wednesday’s season opener (in no particular order)....

Friday Update: Teams Must Cutdown Roster to 53

August 31, 2012 • AFC, NFC, PreviewComments (0)

The fourth and final week of the 2012 preseason is officially in the books as of last night, and we are now just a mere five days away from the start of the regular season. That can only mean one thing: teams will need to cut down their rosters to the...