Tarvaris Jackson Out Of Minnesota This Week?

Monday, August 31st, 2009

We've all seen the writing on the wall for Tarvaris Jackson ever since Brett Favre was signed by the Minnesota Vikings, but just when will the fourth-year quarterback get the boot? It would appear that the Vikings' quarterback situation could be cleared up by Saturday when the team announces its ...

Chris Pressley Is My Favorite

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Aside from Carson Palmer's emergence as the best deadpan comedian since Mitch Hedberg, my favorite person from this season of Hard Knocks on HBO is rookie fullback Chris Pressley. But before I talk about him too much, watch this video of him squatting 610 pounds several times. For the record, that ...

TheBaker’s NFL Preview: Cincinnati Bengals

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Aside from Wade Phillips in Dallas, there is no one in the NFL on a hotter seat than Marvin Lewis. The Cincinnati Bengals head coach most likely has third-degree burns on his ass. Oh, how quickly they forget. In 2005, Lewis led the Bengals to their first winning season and division title ...

Tuesday Evening Punter: Week 4.5

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Last week was a bye for the Tuesday Afternoon/Evening/Whatever time of day I get around to writing this item Punter. It is our sincere hope that you noticed. Anyhow, before starting the Week 4.5 Report, here are some "I told you so's" from Week 2.5. Because I don't get to brag ...

Update: Ed Johnson Will Have to Possess Elsewhere

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

We like to deal in black and whites here rather than gray areas. No, we're not talking about race and ethnicity, but the clear juxtapositions sports often allows us to to put together. Yesterday we made mention of a Colts player that had been busted for possession and how rare it ...