My Attempt At Wry Super Bowl Observations

Monday, February 7th, 2011

The XLVth Super Bowl is in the books, and -- sigh -- the Green Bay Packers are champions. But being the biggest rival of my favorite team, I will spend as little time focusing on their on-field success as possible. Here are the moments that stuck out to me throughout ...

Maurkice Pouncey Out For Super Bowl

Friday, February 4th, 2011

It has now been confirmed that Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey will not play in Super Bowl XLV on Sunday. Pouncey suffered a high ankle sprain during the AFC title game on Jan. 23, and the Steelers were hoping that he would recover in time to play in Sunday's game. But, because ...

Buffalo Refuses To Surrender

Monday, November 29th, 2010

For as long as I have written for this site, I have speculated about the never-ending battle taking place on opposite ends of Lake Erie as Buffalo and Cleveland duke it out for the distinction of being America's Most Tortured Sports City. (I also commend Seattle's strong push to become ...

James Harrison And Channing Crowder Should Retire

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

I was initially going to make fun of James Harrison for whining about the new hitting rules and threatening to retire yet again. So dramatic! But then it seemed like he was one player who was just upset he got fined for doing what he was very obviously told to do ...

Joe Flacco Is The Key For The Baltimore Ravens

Friday, July 16th, 2010

The Baltimore Ravens have improved their offense since last season. But what you have to love about the Birds heading into the 2010 NFL season is the fact that quarterback Joe Flacco - and his laser-rocket arm - are fully recovered from a litany of injuries that slowed him last ...

Santonio Holmes Should Probably Just Stop Talking For A While

Friday, May 21st, 2010

The New York Jets and are one of the more entertaining stories in the NFL right now. Head coach Rex Ryan is singularly funny, scary and a little creepy, but man does he let you know how he feels. And right now, he feels like New York's new stadium should ...

The Biggest Flops Of The 2009-10 NFL Season

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Now that the 2009-10 regular season is in the books it's time for us to reflect on just what the heck happened over the past few months in the NFL. This fall and winter had some great stories and some major controversies. But frankly, none of that interests us here ...