It’s already Thursday and I don’t have enough time to go over every team, so I’ll just fire out some hot takes about some of the more notable developments in the NFL this past week. TuaNon validation! Eagles look like a wagon Bills keep rolling Nathanial Hackett is in over his head 49ers Already Back… Read More NFL Week 2 Hot Takes and Takeaways
Earlier in the week I did the AFC, now I’m doing the NFC. I did most of this before the games on Sunday but not all of it. For a lot of these I’m cheating because it’s already Sunday night. But whatever; sue me. The NFC is weird. In my view, there’s a clear-cut top-3… Read More 2022 NFL Predictions, Part 2: Planting the Flag on All 16 NFC Teams
Rookie/new head coaches showed out in week 1: Todd Bowles (not a rookie but starting off his second head coaching stint) got a win. Matt Eberflus with the Bears won. Kevin O’Connell with the Vikings won. Mike McDaniel with the Dolphins won. Dennis Allen (also not a rookie head coach but starting his tenure off… Read More NFL Week 1 Notes
We’ll go by division: AFC East AFC North AFC West AFC South So my AFC Playoff teams will be as follows: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Kansas City, Indianapolis, LA Chargers, Baltimore and… I guess Denver. I guess I have to say the Bills are the favorites to come out of the AFC after how good they looked… Read More 2022 NFL Predictions, Part 1: Planting the Flag on All 16 AFC Teams
The latest on Kyrie from Shams Charania, via Lakers Nation because Athletic articles are behind a paywall: Right off the bat, I’m suspicious of this story. So let me get this straight: the Nets love Kyrie now? After they wouldn’t offer him a max contract without first loading it up with caveats and incentives? I… Read More Kyrie Staying in Brooklyn? Lakers Moving on to Hield and Turner?
So the verdict is in. 6 games it is. Additional details: no further fine, Watson must get all massages from team masseuses. Apparently the NFL can appeal this decision for additional games tacked on to the suspension if it wishes, and it has I believe 3 days to do so, but it has not signaled… Read More DeShaun Watson Has Been Suspended for 6 Games
Back when the whole DeShaun Watson situation first blew up over a year ago, I took a skeptical position on the whole matter. For one thing, I just couldn’t picture Watson as a sexual predator. He seemed like such a good and wholesome dude from his time at Clemson up through his first several years… Read More This DeShaun Watson Situation Just Gets More and More Messed Up
Whoa. I don’t think anyone saw this coming: It’s a nice haul for the Chiefs in terms of draft picks. They have the 29th and 30th picks in the draft now. Right now, the website I use for mock drafts (Tankathon) has the Chiefs grabbing WR Jameson Williams from Alabama and LB Nakobe Dean from… Read More 🚨 Chiefs Trade Tyreek Hill to Dolphins!?
Yesterday, news broke that the Colts had executed a trade for longtime Falcons quarterback and 2016 NFL MVP Matt Ryan. Ryan’s tenure with the Falcons is finally coming to an end after 14 years. It was a heck of deal for the Colts, all things considering. As for the Falcons, they have to eat a… Read More Matt Ryan to the Colts: This Could Work
After initially rejecting the idea of a move to Cleveland, on Friday, Deshaun Watson changed his mind. He warmed up to the idea of joining the Browns, in large part because of the eye-popping amount of money they threw at him: 5 years, $230 million, an average of $46 million per year. Just an absurd… Read More The Browns Have Traded for Deshaun Watson