This is the first year in a long time where, early in the season, I can remember having a pretty good idea which two teams would play in the Super Bowl and then those two teams actually making it to the Super Bowl. Aside from maybe the 49ers — who had a fantastic team this year — the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks have seemed like the NFL’s two best teams for pretty much the entire season. Continue reading
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Analyzing the Most Important Super Bowl Prop Bets
Every year there are several prop bets related to the Super Bowl, ranging from the length of the national anthem to the coin toss to the player who will win the MVP award. But those prop bets are all boring and don’t leave much to the imagination. Continue reading
Richard Sherman vs. The World
Today, the NFL released video that showed Richard Sherman mic’d up during the NFC Championship.
CLICK HERE to see said video.
Richard Sherman received a lot of backlash for his post game remarks on Sunday, and while he admitted to going off and even apologized after the fact, he pointed to Michael Crabtree’s refusal to shake his hand — and instead shove his face mask — as the catalyst for his epic rant. Continue reading
About That Richard Sherman Post Game Interview
Anyone who follows sports or paid attention to the sports world yesterday knows about the interview Richard Sherman gave after his Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers last night to advance to the Super Bowl. Continue reading
Life as a Sports Fan
Sports — like, at times, life — can be disappointing.
In fact, there are a number of similarities between sports fandom and regular life. Probably because in many ways the two are intimately intertwined. Continue reading
NFL Picks – Wild Card Round
The NFL playoffs. The most wonderful time of the year. Win and move on towards the ultimate goal of a Super Bowl championship. Lose and go home.
Who will emerge victorious in this year’s playoffs? The answer to that question starts Saturday in the Wild Card round. Continue reading
Reflecting on College Football Officiating + NFL Picks – Week 2
(Photo courtesy of SB Nation)
I totally had a whole post dedicated to NFL picks that was going to be published before today.
But then I watched college football on Saturday and everything changed.
NFL Picks – Week 1
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They say absence makes the heart grow fonder.
I’m not sure who exactly they are, but if they are referring to the absence of the NFL regular season and my heart, then they would be spot on. Continue reading
Breaking Down the Darrelle Revis vs. Richard Sherman Twitter Feud
On February 20th, Seattle Seahawks CB Richard Sherman and NY Jets CB Darrelle Revis engaged in an old-fashioned Twitter war. Why? Because that’s what professional athletes sometimes do. Especially NFL corners. Especially NFL corners with big mouths. And Richard Sherman doesn’t NOT like to talk trash. Continue reading
NFL Pick – Super Bowl XLVII
After watching last week’s conference championship games, I made some observations that I think are worth mentioning.