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NFL to Flag Celebratory Goal Post Dunks

Starting next season, the NFL will no longer allow players to dunk the ball over the goal post crossbar in celebration of scoring a touchdown. Insert obligatory joke about the NFL standing for the “No Fun League” here. Awful acronym jokes aside, I am disappointed that I won’t be seeing any celebratory dunks this coming […]

Tom Brady Ranked Worst Quarterback Remaining in the Playoffs

In a season where Tom Brady has had to overcome countless offensive obstacles to lead his team to a 12-4 record and a fifth consecutive AFC East crown, he is somehow considered the worst quarterback remaining in the playoffs. Thanks to this article posted by The Sporting News, Tom Brady has the perfect bulletin board […]

SoB Fantasy Football Top 50 Big Board: Week 9

Calvin Johnson continues his ascent all the way up from No. 9 to No. 2 on this week’s Big Board.  Jamaal Charles remains atop the board and Aaron Rodgers jumps to No. 10, becoming the third quarterback in the Top 10.  I think many people, including myself, believed entering this season that 12-14 quarterbacks would […]

Week 6 Notes & Observations: Patriots Stun Saints With Last Second Touchdown; Win 30-27

There’s a reason football games are 60 minutes and Sunday’s game used up every single one. It was a game where the Patriots looked in firm control of after a strong first half, but almost gave it away with cautious play-calling in the second half. The Patriots did everything they could to lose this game […]

Last-Minute Fantasy Football Draft First Pick Strategy in 2-QB Leagues

Here’s some last-minute fantasy football draft advice for those in a two-quarterback league. Who should you draft: Adrian Peterson or one of the top quarterbacks? Generally, the top performers at each position last year finished at similar levels. That changes a little from year to year, too, but generally the league rules are the biggest […]

Fantasy Football Draft Help: Top 10 Quarterbacks

The quarterback position in fantasy football is rapidly changing. The NFL is becoming becoming more and more of a passing league every year. Combine that with rookies stepping in right away and becoming stars at the position, and there are several directions you can go. I believe there are 15 QBs this year who are legitimate fantasy starters in […]

NFL Power Rankings through Week 15: Christmas Edition

Just in time for the celebration of the birth of the Son of God, the crazy improbability of Week 15 in the NFL arrived. A number of teams kept their improbable playoff hopes alive, the Colts managed to win, and the Packers found a way to lose. Did the Colts and Packers hold onto their […]

How Does Ben Roethlisberger Compare?

Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV?  It’s not what anyone expected heading into the playoffs and is definitely not what we hoped for, but we’re all going to watch it anyway.  The stage has been set for a colossal battle between two great quarterbacks, Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburg Steelers, […]

NFC South Fantasy Preview

The NFC South is a story of two “haves” and two “have-nots.” The ultimate “have” are the reigning Super Bowl champs, the New Orleans Saints. From top to bottom, on both sides of the ball, the Saints are stacked with stars that will no doubt have New Orleans thinking repeat, all season long. From there, […]

Edelman Impressive as Patriots Top Saints 27-24

The 2009 seasons for the Patriots and Saints could not have ended any more different. The Patriots were obliterated out of the playoffs by the Ravens at Gillette Stadium 33-14 back in January, while the Saints won their first Super Bowl, beating Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts a month later. Moving on to 2010, […]

The Saints Will Win Super Bowl XLIV

They aren’t supposed to be here. This was supposed to be Brett Favre’s return to the big game. They have played spoiler to one of the games all time greats. And you know what? No one cares. The New Orleans Saints have become America’s team. After the devastation that Hurricane Katrina caused, the city of […]

The Experimental Pro Bowl Format was Better

To nobody’s surprise the offenses lit up the scoreboard in the 2010 Pro Bowl as the American Football Conference edged the National Football Conference, 41-34. It was a typical Pro Bowl. There were no hard hits, with the exception of San Diego wideout Vincent Jackson’s crack-back block on Green Bay linebacker Clay Matthews. Most of […]

NFC CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW: A TALE OF TWO QB’S

With all the talk about the Jets-Colts games focusing on history, the NFC Championship is all about firsts. For all the times the Superdome has hosted a Super Bowl, a record seven and counting, this will be the first Conference Championship game. It will also be the first time Brett Favre will play in the […]

Has the Patriots Defense Been a Mirage?

It was a game to forget for the Patriots, as many of their road games have been this season. The Patriots struggled in all facets of the game and it showed with a 38-17 blowout. With the loss to the Saints, the Patriots now fall to 7-4 on the season and 1-4 on the road. […]

Week 12 Report Card: Saints Brees Past Patriots

Saints quarterback Drew Brees made sure the Patriots didn’t capitalize on their second opportunity to knock off an undefeated team this season.  The New Orleans gunslinger threw for 371 yards and five touchdowns en route to a 38-17 beat-down of the Patriots on Monday Night Football.  Brees and company sent the “Brady Bunch” limping back […]