Cleveland Browns

    Speaking of which…

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    I refuse to write a filler article. I engaged in a bit of online ranting this week in my own feeble attempt to out the industry’s worst offenders.  Right now, most NFL-entwined publications are hard-pressed for news, as evidence by the slate of current headlines – “The Falcons Think They’re in Good Shape”, or “Jacoby…

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    Speaking of which, pre-draft things…

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    By now, you’ve settled into your offseason routine. You’ve started to review various mock drafts, probably while chuckling at the fact the inimitable Mel Kiper’s few months in the spotlight are still considered by non die-hards to be the sport’s most in-tune draft analysis.  Today, you’re balancing time between this place, ProFootballFocus, WalterFootball, Twitter, SpoTrac,…

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    Speaking of which…

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    (attempts to sound excited) With a wealth of prospective free agent information having been added to most draftnik websites and a smattering of mock drafts popping up, it appears the NFL offseason is officially in full swing.  Lots of formerly locked-down (in some cases legendary) players are suddenly without teams, so determining their direction right…

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    Speaking of which…

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    It’s the postseason!!!  Yay!!! Why aren’t you celebrating?  Oh, right.  There’s no meaningful football being played. With all apologies to the XFL, American football will always be associated with the NFL and will remain embedded as such in the minds of every fan who appreciates the game being played at its highest level.  Although these…

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    Broken! A Steelers Postmortem

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    I didn’t choose the term “broken” lightly. To be sure, the 8-8 Steelers suffered their share of injuries during the 2019 season; none more consequential than the Week 1 loss of starting QB Ben Roethlisberger for the season, courtesy of a torn elbow on his throwing arm.  Ben’s normally prodigious elbow single-handedly deprived the Steelers…

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