Should NFL Coaches Be Allowed to Challenge Penalties?

Photo Credit: Toronto Sun This year more than any other, there have been lots of questionable penalties called and not called. A debate that is being thrown around is whether or not coaches should be allowed to challenge penalties. As I see it, the only possibly way to answer that question is with a yes. Coaches are given two challengers for the duration of the game. That … Continue reading Should NFL Coaches Be Allowed to Challenge Penalties?

NFL Mid-Season Awards

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated (featured image), ESPN (team logos) MVP:  Ezekiel Elliott, Running Back, Dallas Cowboys Runner Up:  Matt Ryan, Quarterback, Atlanta Falcons   Offensive Player of the Year:  Ezekiel Elliott, Running Back, Dallas Cowboys Runner Up:  Tom Brady, Quarterback, New England Patriots   Defensive Player of the Year:  Lorenzo Alexander, Linebacker, Buffalo Bills Runner Up:  Zach Brown, Linebacker, Buffalo Bills   Offensive Rookie of the Year:  Ezekiel … Continue reading NFL Mid-Season Awards

NFL Mid-Season All-Pro Team

Photo Credit: Off the Record (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Quarterback:  Tom Brady, New England Patriots Running Back:  Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas Cowboys Fullback:  Patrick Dimarco, Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver:  Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver:  Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers Tight End:  Rob Gronkowski, New England Patriots Tackle:  Joe Thomas, Cleveland Browns Guard:  Marshall Yanda, Baltimore Ravens Center:  Travis Frederick, Dallas Cowboys Guard:  Zack Martin, Dallas … Continue reading NFL Mid-Season All-Pro Team

Raiders Win Despite Setting Record for Penalties in a Game

Photo Credit: The Mercury News Even though the Oakland Raiders came away with an overtime win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, they will need to get a lot of work done in practice this upcoming week. The Oakland Raiders set an NFL record for penalties in a game with 23. The 23 penalties cost the Raiders 200 yards, which does not include penalties that were declined. The … Continue reading Raiders Win Despite Setting Record for Penalties in a Game

Josh Browns Placed on Commisoner’s Exempt List

Photo Credit: New York Post New York Giants’ kicker Josh Brown has been placed on the comissioner’s exempt list. He won’t be able to play until the NFL concludes their investigation of Brown’s domestic violence case. Brown was originally suspended for only one game as less information was known about the situation. But now Brown has admitted to being abusive to his then wife on … Continue reading Josh Browns Placed on Commisoner’s Exempt List

Cam Newton Cleared to Play

Photo Credit: Azusa League After a disappointing 1-4 start to their season, the defending NFC Champion Carolina Panthers are regaining their all-pro quarterback. Cam Newton has been cleared to play after missing last week’s game with a concussion. The Panthers clearly needed him in their loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as their offense struggled all game. They are playing the New Orleans Saints on … Continue reading Cam Newton Cleared to Play

J.J. Watt Out for the Season

Photo Credit: stack.com After only 3 weeks, J.J. Watt’s season is over. He had back surgery in the offseason, and it looks like the Texans rushed him back too soon. Now his back is injured again, and he is being placed on the injured reserve. He will be out for the remainder of this season. Watt is one of the best and most consistent players in … Continue reading J.J. Watt Out for the Season