Antonio Brown to be traded to the Oakland Raiders

Photo Credit: NBC Sports Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is set to be traded to the Oakland Raiders, a source close to the 30-year-old Miami, Florida native has confirmed. Brown is in the third year of a five-year contract and is owed $15.1 million next season, $11.3 million in the 2020 season and $12.5 million in the 2021 season. He is set to … Continue reading Antonio Brown to be traded to the Oakland Raiders

Way-too-early 2019-2020 NFL Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) NOTE: The records shown are each team’s record from the 2018-2019 regular season.  Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)  New Orleans Saints (13-3)  New England Patriots (11-5)  Los Angeles Rams (13-3)  Los Angeles Chargers (12-4)  Baltimore Ravens (10-6)  Chicago Bears (12-4)  Indianapolis Colts (10-6)  Houston Texans (11-5)  Dallas Cowboys (10-6)  Seattle Seahawks (10-6)  Pittsburgh Steelers (9-6-1)  Minnesota Vikings (8-7-1)  Cleveland Browns (7-8-1)  Tennessee Titans (9-7)  Green Bay Packers (6-9-1)  Atlanta Falcons (7-9)  Carolina Panthers (7-9)  San Francisco … Continue reading Way-too-early 2019-2020 NFL Power Rankings

Final 2018-2019 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) NOTE: The changes that are reflected are the changes that have taken place since the release of the Final 2018-2019 Regular Season NFL Power Rankings & Trends following the Week 17 action.  New England Patriots (14-5), +6  Kansas City Chiefs (13-5), +2  Los Angeles Rams (15-4), -1  New Orleans Saints (14-4), -3  Los Angeles Chargers (13-5), +1  Baltimore Ravens (10-7), -1  Indianapolis Colts (11-7), +1 … Continue reading Final 2018-2019 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

2018-2019 NFL Conference Championship Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New Orleans Saints (14-3)  Los Angeles Rams (14-3)  Kansas City Chiefs (13-4), +1  New England Patriots (12-5), +1  Los Angeles Chargers (13-5), -2  Indianapolis Colts (11-7)  Dallas Cowboys (11-7)  Philadelphia Eagles (10-8)   Biggest Movers: Up:  Kansas City Chiefs,  New England Patriots (+1) Down:  Los Angeles Chargers (-2)   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2018-2019 NFL Conference Championship Power Rankings & Trends

Each remaining NFL playoff team’s chance to win Super Bowl LIII

Photo Credit: NFL These percentages were compiled through Google Sheets using the unadjusted weekly power rankings formula. Los Angeles Rams 15.52% Kansas City Chiefs 14.60% Indianapolis Colts 14.40% New Orleans Saints 14.19% New England Patriots 12.83% Los Angeles Chargers 12.57% Philadelphia Eagles 8.17% Dallas Cowboys 7.74%   -Asher Fair Continue reading Each remaining NFL playoff team’s chance to win Super Bowl LIII

2018-2019 NFL Divisional Round Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New Orleans Saints (13-3)  Los Angeles Rams (13-3)  Los Angeles Chargers (13-4), +3  Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)  New England Patriots (11-5), +2  Indianapolis Colts (11-6), +2  Dallas Cowboys (11-6), +4  Philadelphia Eagles (10-7), +4  Chicago Bears (12-5), -6  Baltimore Ravens (10-7), -5  Seattle Seahawks (10-7), -2  Houston Texans (11-6), -2   Biggest Movers: Up:  Dallas Cowboys,  Philadelphia Eagles (+4) Down:  Chicago Bears (-6)   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2018-2019 NFL Divisional Round Power Rankings & Trends

Each NFL playoff team’s chance to win Super Bowl LIII

Photo Credit: NFL These percentages were compiled through Google Sheets using the unadjusted weekly power rankings formula. Chicago Bears 11.20% Los Angeles Rams 10.67% Kansas City Chiefs 10.04% New Orleans Saints 9.76% New England Patriots 8.82% Baltimore Ravens 8.77% Indianapolis Colts 8.64% Los Angeles Chargers 7.50% Seattle Seahawks 7.48% Houston Texans 7.36% Philadelphia Eagles 5.05% Dallas Cowboys 4.73%   -Asher Fair Continue reading Each NFL playoff team’s chance to win Super Bowl LIII

Pre-2018-2019 NFL Playoffs Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New Orleans Saints (13-3)  Los Angeles Rams (13-3)  Chicago Bears (12-4)  Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)  Baltimore Ravens (10-6)  Los Angeles Chargers (12-4)  New England Patriots (11-5)  Indianapolis Colts (10-6)  Seattle Seahawks (10-6)  Houston Texans (11-5)  Dallas Cowboys (10-6)  Philadelphia Eagles (9-7)   -Asher Fair Continue reading Pre-2018-2019 NFL Playoffs Power Rankings

Final 2018-2019 Regular Season NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New Orleans Saints (13-3)  Los Angeles Rams (13-3)  Chicago Bears (12-4)  Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)  Baltimore Ravens (10-6)  Los Angeles Chargers (12-4)  New England Patriots (11-5)  Indianapolis Colts (10-6)  Seattle Seahawks (10-6)  Houston Texans (11-5)  Dallas Cowboys (10-6), +2  Pittsburgh Steelers (9-6-1), +2  Tennessee Titans (9-7), -2  Philadelphia Eagles (9-7), +2  Cleveland Browns (7-8-1)  Minnesota Vikings (8-7-1), -4  Atlanta Falcons (7-9), +3  Washington Redskins (7-9), -1  Carolina Panthers (7-9), +3  Green Bay Packers (6-9-1), -2  Buffalo … Continue reading Final 2018-2019 Regular Season NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 17 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New Orleans Saints (13-2)  Los Angeles Rams (12-3)  Chicago Bears (11-4), +2  Kansas City Chiefs (11-4)  Baltimore Ravens (9-6), +4  Los Angeles Chargers (11-4), -3  New England Patriots (10-5), +1  Indianapolis Colts (9-6), +2  Seattle Seahawks (9-6), +3  Houston Texans (10-5), -4  Tennessee Titans (9-6)  Minnesota Vikings (8-6-1), +1  Dallas Cowboys (9-6), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (8-6-1), -7  Cleveland Browns (7-7-1)  Philadelphia Eagles (8-7)  Washington Redskins (7-8)  Green Bay Packers (6-8-1), +4  Miami Dolphins (7-8), -1  Atlanta … Continue reading Week 17 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 16 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New Orleans Saints (12-2)  Los Angeles Rams (11-3)  Los Angeles Chargers (11-3), +1  Kansas City Chiefs (11-3), -1  Chicago Bears (10-4), +1  Houston Texans (10-4), +2  Pittsburgh Steelers (8-5-1), +7  New England Patriots (9-5), -3  Baltimore Ravens (8-6), +1  Indianapolis Colts (8-6), +1  Tennessee Titans (8-6), +2  Seattle Seahawks (8-6), -5  Minnesota Vikings (7-6-1), +2  Dallas Cowboys (8-6), -5  Cleveland Browns (6-7-1), +2  Philadelphia Eagles (7-7), +2  Washington Redskins (7-7), +2  Miami Dolphins (7-7), -6  Denver … Continue reading Week 16 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 15 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New Orleans Saints (11-2), +2  Los Angeles Rams (11-2), -1  Kansas City Chiefs (11-2), -1  Los Angeles Chargers (10-3), +2  New England Patriots (9-4), -1  Chicago Bears (9-4), +1  Seattle Seahawks (8-5), +1  Houston Texans (9-4), -3  Dallas Cowboys (8-5), +1  Baltimore Ravens (7-6), -1  Indianapolis Colts (7-6), +3  Miami Dolphins (7-6), +3  Tennessee Titans (7-6), +3  Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5-1), -3  Minnesota Vikings (6-6-1), -3  Denver Broncos (6-7), -3  Cleveland Browns (5-7-1), +4  Philadelphia Eagles (6-7), … Continue reading Week 15 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 14 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Rams (11-1), +1  Kansas City Chiefs (10-2), +1  New Orleans Saints (10-2), -2  New England Patriots (9-3)  Houston Texans (9-3)  Los Angeles Chargers (9-3), +1  Chicago Bears (8-4), -1  Seattle Seahawks (7-5), +3  Baltimore Ravens (7-5), +5  Dallas Cowboys (7-5), +5  Pittsburgh Steelers (7-4-1), -3  Minnesota Vikings (6-5-1), -3  Denver Broncos (6-6), +3  Indianapolis Colts (6-6), -4  Miami Dolphins (6-6), +5  Tennessee Titans (6-6), +5  Philadelphia Eagles (6-6), +5  Washington Redskins (6-6), -6  Tampa … Continue reading Week 14 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 13 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New Orleans Saints (10-1)  Los Angeles Rams (10-1)  Kansas City Chiefs (9-2)  New England Patriots (8-3), +1  Houston Texans (8-3), +1  Chicago Bears (8-3), +1  Los Angeles Chargers (8-3), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (7-3-1), -4  Minnesota Vikings (6-4-1)  Indianapolis Colts (6-5), +6  Seattle Seahawks (6-5), +2  Washington Redskins (6-5), -2  Carolina Panthers (6-5), -2  Baltimore Ravens (6-5), -2  Dallas Cowboys (6-5), +4  Denver Broncos (5-6), +5  Cleveland Browns (4-6-1), +5  Green Bay Packers (4-6-1), -4  Cincinnati … Continue reading Week 13 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 12 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New Orleans Saints (9-1), +1  Los Angeles Rams (10-1), +1  Kansas City Chiefs (9-2), -2  Pittsburgh Steelers (7-2-1), +1  New England Patriots (7-3), +1  Houston Texans (7-3), +2  Chicago Bears (7-3), +3  Los Angeles Chargers (7-3), -4  Minnesota Vikings (5-4-1), -2  Washington Redskins (6-4), -1  Carolina Panthers (6-4)  Baltimore Ravens (5-5), +3  Seattle Seahawks (5-5), +3  Green Bay Packers (4-5-1), -1  Cincinnati Bengals (5-5), -1  Indianapolis Colts (5-5), +3  Miami Dolphins (5-5), +4  Tennessee Titans (5-5), … Continue reading Week 12 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 11 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Kansas City Chiefs (9-1)  New Orleans Saints (8-1)  Los Angeles Rams (9-1)  Los Angeles Chargers (7-2), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2-1), +2  New England Patriots (7-3), -2  Minnesota Vikings (5-3-1), +1  Houston Texans (6-3), +1  Washington Redskins (6-3), +1  Chicago Bears (6-3), +2  Carolina Panthers (6-3), -5  Tennessee Titans (5-4), +3  Green Bay Packers (4-4-1), +5  Cincinnati Bengals (5-4), -3  Baltimore Ravens (4-5), -2  Seattle Seahawks (4-5), +3  Dallas Cowboys (4-5), +4  Philadelphia Eagles (4-5), -2  Indianapolis … Continue reading Week 11 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 10 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Kansas City Chiefs (8-1), +1  New Orleans Saints (7-1), +1  Los Angeles Rams (8-1), -2  New England Patriots (7-2)  Los Angeles Chargers (6-2)  Carolina Panthers (6-2), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2-1), +1  Minnesota Vikings (5-3-1), +1  Houston Texans (6-3), +1  Washington Redskins (5-3), -4  Cincinnati Bengals (5-3)  Chicago Bears (5-3), +2  Baltimore Ravens (4-5), -1  Miami Dolphins (5-4), +4  Tennessee Titans (4-4), +4  Philadelphia Eagles (4-4), +4  Atlanta Falcons (4-4), +4  Green Bay Packers (3-4-1), -5  Seattle … Continue reading Week 10 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 9 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Rams (8-0)  Kansas City Chiefs (7-1)  New Orleans Saints (6-1)  New England Patriots (6-2)  Los Angeles Chargers (5-2)  Washington Redskins (5-2), +1  Carolina Panthers (5-2), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2-1), +2  Minnesota Vikings (4-3-1), -3  Houston Texans (5-3), +2  Cincinnati Bengals (5-3), +2  Baltimore Ravens (4-4), -3  Green Bay Packers (3-3-1), -2  Chicago Bears (4-3), +2  Seattle Seahawks (4-3), +2  Dallas Cowboys (3-4), +2  Detroit Lions (3-4), -3  Miami Dolphins (4-4), -3  Tennessee Titans (3-4)  Philadelphia … Continue reading Week 9 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Rams (7-0)  Kansas City Chiefs (6-1)  New Orleans Saints (5-1)  New England Patriots (5-2)  Los Angeles Chargers (5-2)  Minnesota Vikings (4-2-1), +2  Washington Redskins (4-2), +2  Carolina Panthers (4-2), +3  Baltimore Ravens (4-3), -3  Pittsburgh Steelers (3-2-1), -3  Green Bay Packers (3-2-1), -1  Houston Texans (4-3), +4  Cincinnati Bengals (4-3), -1  Detroit Lions (3-3), +8  Miami Dolphins (4-3), -2  Chicago Bears (3-3), -2  Seattle Seahawks (3-3), -2  Dallas Cowboys (3-4), -1  Tennessee Titans (3-4), -1 … Continue reading Week 8 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Rams (6-0)  Kansas City Chiefs (5-1)  New Orleans Saints (4-1)  New England Patriots (4-2), +5  Los Angeles Chargers (4-2), +5  Baltimore Ravens (4-2), +5  Pittsburgh Steelers (3-2-1), +5  Minnesota Vikings (3-2-1), +5  Washington Redskins (3-2), +5  Green Bay Packers (3-2-1), +5  Carolina Panthers (3-2), -6  Cincinnati Bengals (4-2), -6  Miami Dolphins (4-2), +4  Chicago Bears (3-2), -10  Seattle Seahawks (3-3), +5  Houston Texans (3-3), +5  Dallas Cowboys (3-3), +7  Tennessee Titans (3-3), -11  Jacksonville … Continue reading Week 7 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 6 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Rams (5-0)  Kansas City Chiefs (5-0)  New Orleans Saints (4-1), +3  Chicago Bears (3-1), +7  Carolina Panthers (3-1)  Cincinnati Bengals (4-1), +2  Tennessee Titans (3-2), -4  Jacksonville Jaguars (3-2), -4  New England Patriots (3-2), +3  Los Angeles Chargers (3-2), +3  Baltimore Ravens (3-2), -2  Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2-1), +4  Minnesota Vikings (2-2-1), +7  Washington Redskins (2-2), -7  Green Bay Packers (2-2-1), -5  Cleveland Browns (2-2-1), +9  Miami Dolphins (3-2), -2  New York Jets (2-3), +8 … Continue reading Week 6 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 5 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Rams (4-0)  Kansas City Chiefs (4-0)  Tennessee Titans (3-1), +1  Jacksonville Jaguars (3-1), +1  Carolina Panthers (2-1), +4  New Orleans Saints (3-1), +4  Washington Redskins (2-1), +4  Cincinnati Bengals (3-1), +6  Baltimore Ravens (3-1), +6  Green Bay Packers (2-1-1), +7  Chicago Bears (3-1), +7  New England Patriots (2-2), +14  Los Angeles Chargers (2-2), -1  Denver Broncos (2-2), +6  Miami Dolphins (3-1), -12  Pittsburgh Steelers (1-2-1), -10  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-2), -10  Philadelphia Eagles (2-2), … Continue reading Week 5 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 4 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Los Angeles Rams (3-0), +1  Kansas City Chiefs (3-0), +1  Miami Dolphins (3-0), +12  Tennessee Titans (2-1), +19  Jacksonville Jaguars (2-1), -4  Pittsburgh Steelers (1-1-1), +12  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1)  Philadelphia Eagles (2-1)  Carolina Panthers (2-1), +3  New Orleans Saints (2-1), +3  Washington Redskins (2-1), +10  Los Angeles Chargers (1-2), -2  Atlanta Falcons (1-2), -2  Cincinnati Bengals (2-1), -5  Baltimore Ravens (2-1), +2  Minnesota Vikings (1-1-1), -12  Green Bay Packers (1-1-1), -12  Chicago Bears (2-1), -2 … Continue reading Week 4 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 3 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Jacksonville Jaguars (2-0), +1  Los Angeles Rams (2-0), +3  Kansas City Chiefs (2-0), +4  Minnesota Vikings (1-0-1), -3  Green Bay Packers (1-0-1), +1  New England Patriots (1-1), -2  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-0), +5  Philadelphia Eagles (1-1), -5  Cincinnati Bengals (2-0), +10  Los Angeles Chargers (1-1), +3  Atlanta Falcons (1-1), +5  Carolina Panthers (1-1), -2  New Orleans Saints (1-1), +1  Denver Broncos (2-0), +4  Miami Dolphins (2-0), +11  Chicago Bears (1-1), +6  Baltimore Ravens (1-1), -9 … Continue reading Week 3 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 2 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Minnesota Vikings (1-0)  Jacksonville Jaguars (1-0)  Philadelphia Eagles (1-0)  New England Patriots (1-0)  Los Angeles Rams (1-0)  Green Bay Packers (1-0), +1  Kansas City Chiefs (1-0), +7  Baltimore Ravens (1-0), +7  Washington Redskins (1-0), +7  Carolina Panthers (1-0), +1  New York Jets (1-0), +21  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0), +14  Los Angeles Chargers (0-1), -4  New Orleans Saints (0-1), -8  Houston Texans (0-1), -5  Atlanta Falcons (0-1), -4  Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0-1), -9  Denver Broncos (1-0), +4  Cincinnati … Continue reading Week 2 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Early 2018 NFL Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) NOTE: Each team’s record from the 2017 NFL season is included with their rank.  Minnesota Vikings (13-3)  Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6)  Philadelphia Eagles (13-3)  New England Patriots (13-3)  Los Angeles Rams (11-5)  New Orleans Saints (11-5)  Green Bay Packers (7-9)  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3)  Los Angeles Chargers (9-7)  Houston Texans (4-12)  Carolina Panthers (11-5)  Atlanta Falcons (10-6)  San Francisco 49ers (6-10)  Kansas City Chiefs (10-6)  Baltimore Ravens (9-7) … Continue reading Early 2018 NFL Power Rankings

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Way-too-early 2018 NFL Power Rankings

Photo Credit: roidvisor.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) NOTE: Each team’s record from the 2017 NFL season is included with their rank.  Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6)  Green Bay Packers (7-9)  Philadelphia Eagles (13-3)  San Francisco 49ers (6-10)  New England Patriots (13-3)  Minnesota Vikings (13-3)  Los Angeles Rams (11-5)  New Orleans Saints (11-5)  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3)  Houston Texans (4-12)  Los Angeles Chargers (9-7)  Carolina Panthers (11-5)  Atlanta Falcons (10-6)  Baltimore Ravens (9-7)  Kansas City … Continue reading Way-too-early 2018 NFL Power Rankings

Final 2017-2018 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: roidvisor.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Philadelphia Eagles (16-3), +5  New England Patriots (15-4), -1  San Francisco 49ers (6-10), +1  Jacksonville Jaguars (12-7), +7  Minnesota Vikings (14-4), -2  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-4), -4  New Orleans Saints (12-6), +1  Atlanta Falcons (11-7), +1  Carolina Panthers (11-6), +1  Los Angeles Rams (11-6), -3  Tennessee Titans (10-8), +2  Kansas City Chiefs (10-7), -7  Los Angeles Chargers (9-7), -1  Baltimore Ravens (9-7), +1  Detroit Lions (9-7), … Continue reading Final 2017-2018 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Team logos (for use by writers)

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2017-2018 NFL Conference Championship Power Rankings (Formula)

Photo Credit: NFL These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. W L 1 New England Patriots 14 3 2 Philadelphia Eagles 14 3 3 Minnesota Vikings 14 3 4 Jacksonville Jaguars 12 6 5 New Orleans Saints 12 6 6 Los Angeles Rams 11 6 7 Los Angeles Chargers 9 7 8 Pittsburgh Steelers 13 4 9 Baltimore Ravens 9 7 … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Conference Championship Power Rankings (Formula)

Updated 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Vikings Wire – USA Today (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Conference Championships AFC  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars over  #1 New England Patriots   NFC  #2 Minnesota Vikings over  #1 Philadelphia Eagles     Super Bowl LI  #2 Minnesota Vikings over  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars     Super Bowl LII Champion  #2 Minnesota Vikings     -Asher Fair Continue reading Updated 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Scores

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Divisional Round   AFC  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars (12-6) @  #2 Pittsburgh Steelers (13-4)  Score:  Jaguars win, 45-42    #5 Tennessee Titans (10-8) @  #1 New England Patriots (14-3) Score:  Patriots win, 35-14   NFC  #6 Atlanta Falcons (11-7) @  #1 Philadelphia Eagles (13-4) Score:  Eagles win, 15-10    #4 New Orleans Saints (12-6) @  #2 Minnesota Vikings (14-3) Score:  Vikings win, 29-24     … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Scores

2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Predictions

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Divisional Round   AFC  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars (11-6) @  #2 Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3)  Prediction:  Jaguars win, 20-17    #5 Tennessee Titans (10-7) @  #1 New England Patriots (13-3) Prediction:  Titans win, 24-23   NFC  #6 Atlanta Falcons (11-6) @  #1 Philadelphia Eagles (13-3) Prediction:  Falcons win, 24-13    #4 New Orleans Saints (12-5) @  #2 Minnesota Vikings (13-3) Prediction: … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Predictions

Updated 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Newsday (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Divisional Round AFC  #5 Tennessee Titans over  #1 New England Patriots  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars over  #2 Pittsburgh Steelers   NFC  #6 Atlanta Falcons over  #1 Philadelphia Eagles  #2 Minnesota Vikings over  #4 New Orleans Saints      Conference Championships AFC  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars over  #5 Tennessee Titans   NFC  #2 Minnesota Vikings over  #6 Atlanta Falcons     Super Bowl LI … Continue reading Updated 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Power Rankings (Formula)

Photo Credit: NFL These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. W L 1 New England Patriots 13 3 2 Minnesota Vikings 13 3 3 Philadelphia Eagles 13 3 4 Jacksonville Jaguars 11 6 5 New Orleans Saints 12 5 6 Pittsburgh Steelers 13 3 7 Los Angeles Rams 11 6 8 Los Angeles Chargers 9 7 9 Atlanta Falcons 11 6 … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Power Rankings (Formula)

2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: NFL  Minnesota Vikings (13-3)  New England Patriots (13-3)  Jacksonville Jaguars (11-6), +3  New Orleans Saints (12-5), +3  Atlanta Falcons (11-6), +4  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3), -3  Tennessee Titans (10-7), +4  Philadelphia Eagles (13-3), +2   Biggest Improvers  Atlanta Falcons,  Tennessee Titans (+4)   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Divisional Round Power Rankings & Trends

2017-2018 NFL Wild Card Scores

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Wild Card Weekend   AFC  #6 Buffalo Bills (9-8) @  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars (11-6) Score:  Jaguars win, 10-3    #5 Tennessee Titans (10-7) @  #4 Kansas City Chiefs (10-7) Score:  Titans win, 22-21   NFC  #6 Atlanta Falcons (11-6) @  #3 Los Angeles Rams (11-6)  Prediction:  Falcons win, 26-13    #5 Carolina Panthers (11-6) @  #4 New Orleans Saints (12-5) Prediction:  Saints win, 31-26 … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Wild Card Scores

2017-2018 NFL Wild Card Predictions

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos) Wild Card Weekend   AFC  #6 Buffalo Bills (9-7) @  #3 Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6) Prediction:  Jaguars win, 23-6    #5 Tennessee Titans (9-7) @  #4 Kansas City Chiefs (10-6) Prediction:  Chiefs win, 27-16   NFC  #6 Atlanta Falcons (10-6) @  #3 Los Angeles Rams (11-5)  Prediction:  Rams win, 34-27    #5 Carolina Panthers (11-5) @  #4 New Orleans Saints (11-5) Prediction:  Panthers … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Wild Card Predictions

2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: First Coast News (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   AFC Playoff Teams  New England Patriots (13-3) – AFC East Division Champion  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3) – AFC North Division Champion Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6) – AFC South Division Champion  Kansas City Chiefs (10-6) – AFC West Division Champion  Tennessee Titans (9-7) – Wild Card from AFC South Division Buffalo Bills (9-7) – Wild Card from … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

2017-2018 NFL Playoff Teams: Records Against Other NFL Playoff Teams

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New England Patriots (5-2, .714 win percentage)  Philadelphia Eagles (2-1, .667 win percentage)  Pittsburgh Steelers (3-2, .600 win percentage)  Minnesota Vikings (3-2, .600 win percentage)  Los Angeles Rams (3-2, .600 win percentage)  New Orleans Saints (4-4, .500 win percentage)  Carolina Panthers (4-4, .500 win percentage)  Kansas City Chiefs (2-2, .500 win percentage)  Tennessee Titans (2-2, .500 win percentage)  Buffalo Bills (2-4, … Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Teams: Records Against Other NFL Playoff Teams

2017-2018 NFL Playoff Team Power Rankings

Photo Credit: NFL (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Minnesota Vikings (13-3)  New England Patriots (13-3)  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3)  Kansas City Chiefs (10-6)  Los Angeles Rams (11-5)  Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6)  New Orleans Saints (11-5)  Carolina Panthers (11-5)  Atlanta Falcons (10-6)  Philadelphia Eagles (13-3)  Tennessee Titans (9-7)  Buffalo Bills (9-7)   -Asher Fair Continue reading 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Team Power Rankings

Final 2017 Regular Season NFL Power Rankings (Formula)

Photo Credit: roidvisor.com These power rankings were compiled through Microsoft Excel using a formula. W L 1 New England Patriots 13 3 2 Minnesota Vikings 13 3 3 Philadelphia Eagles 13 3 4 Los Angeles Rams 11 5 5 Pittsburgh Steelers 13 3 6 Jacksonville Jaguars 10 6 7 Kansas City Chiefs 10 6 8 New Orleans Saints 11 5 9 Los Angeles Chargers 9 … Continue reading Final 2017 Regular Season NFL Power Rankings (Formula)

Final 2017 Regular Season NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: roidvisor.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New England Patriots (13-3)  Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3)  Minnesota Vikings (13-3)  San Francisco 49ers (6-10), +4  Kansas City Chiefs (10-6), +5  Philadelphia Eagles (13-3), -2  Los Angeles Rams (11-5), -2  New Orleans Saints (11-5), -2  Atlanta Falcons (10-6), +3  Carolina Panthers (11-5), -3  Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6), -2  Los Angeles Chargers (9-7), +1  Tennessee Titans (9-7), +1  Buffalo Bills (9-7), +6  Baltimore Ravens (9-7), -4  Detroit … Continue reading Final 2017 Regular Season NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 17 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: roidvisor.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New England Patriots (12-3)  Pittsburgh Steelers (12-3)  Minnesota Vikings (12-3)  Philadelphia Eagles (13-2)  Los Angeles Rams (11-4)  New Orleans Saints (11-4)  Carolina Panthers (11-4)  San Francisco 49ers (5-10), +15  Jacksonville Jaguars (10-5), -1  Kansas City Chiefs (9-6)  Baltimore Ravens (9-6), +1  Atlanta Falcons (9-6), -3  Los Angeles Chargers (8-7), +2  Tennessee Titans (8-7), -3  Seattle Seahawks (9-6), +4  Detroit Lions (8-7), -3  Green Bay Packers (7-8), … Continue reading Week 17 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 16 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: roidvisor.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New England Patriots (11-3), +3  Pittsburgh Steelers (11-3), -1  Minnesota Vikings (11-3)  Philadelphia Eagles (12-2), -2  Los Angeles Rams (10-4)  New Orleans Saints (10-4)  Carolina Panthers (10-4)  Jacksonville Jaguars (10-4)  Atlanta Falcons (9-5)  Kansas City Chiefs (8-6), +8  Tennessee Titans (8-6)  Baltimore Ravens (8-6), +1  Detroit Lions (8-6), +1  Green Bay Packers (7-7), +1  Los Angeles Chargers (7-7), -5  Buffalo Bills (8-6), +1  Dallas Cowboys (8-6), … Continue reading Week 16 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 15 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: roidvisor.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Pittsburgh Steelers (11-2), +1  Philadelphia Eagles (11-2), +4  Minnesota Vikings (10-3)  New England Patriots (10-3), -3  Los Angeles Rams (9-4), -1  New Orleans Saints (9-4), -1  Carolina Panthers (9-4)  Jacksonville Jaguars (9-4), +2  Atlanta Falcons (8-5), +3  Los Angeles Chargers (7-6), +3  Tennessee Titans (8-5), -3  Seattle Seahawks (8-5), -3  Baltimore Ravens (7-6), -2  Detroit Lions (7-6)  Green Bay Packers (7-6)  Dallas Cowboys (7-6)  Buffalo … Continue reading Week 15 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 14 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  New England Patriots (10-2), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (10-2), +1  Minnesota Vikings (10-2), +1  Los Angeles Rams (9-3), +1  New Orleans Saints (9-3), +1  Philadelphia Eagles (10-2), -5  Carolina Panthers (8-4)  Tennessee Titans (8-4), +1  Seattle Seahawks (8-4), +1  Jacksonville Jaguars (8-4), +1  Baltimore Ravens (7-5), +1  Atlanta Falcons (7-5), -4  Los Angeles Chargers (6-6), +3  Detroit Lions (6-6), -1  Green Bay Packers (6-6), +2  Dallas … Continue reading Week 14 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 13 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Philadelphia Eagles (10-1)  New England Patriots (9-2)  Pittsburgh Steelers (9-2)  Minnesota Vikings (9-2)  Los Angeles Rams (8-3), +1  New Orleans Saints (8-3), -1  Carolina Panthers (8-3)  Atlanta Falcons (7-4), +1  Tennessee Titans (7-4), +3  Seattle Seahawks (7-4), +3  Jacksonville Jaguars (7-4), -3  Baltimore Ravens (6-5), +2  Detroit Lions (6-5), -3  Buffalo Bills (6-5), +10  Kansas City Chiefs (6-5), -4  Los Angeles Chargers (5-6), +1  Green … Continue reading Week 13 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 12 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Philadelphia Eagles (9-1)  New England Patriots (8-2)  Pittsburgh Steelers (8-2)  Minnesota Vikings (8-2)  New Orleans Saints (8-2)  Los Angeles Rams (7-3)  Carolina Panthers (7-3)  Jacksonville Jaguars (7-3), +2  Atlanta Falcons (6-4), +4  Detroit Lions (6-4), +4  Kansas City Chiefs (6-4), -3  Tennessee Titans (6-4), -3  Seattle Seahawks (6-4), -2  Baltimore Ravens (5-5), +4  Green Bay Packers (5-5)  Dallas Cowboys (5-5)  Los Angeles Chargers (4-6), +5  Washington … Continue reading Week 12 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Why the Garoppolo trade happened and what it means

Photo Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports A day before the NFL trade deadline, New England Patriots’ quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was traded to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for a second-round draft pick in the 2018 NFL draft. This trade came as a shock to the Patriots fan base, as they believed he would be the predecessor to QB Tom Brady, as he performed well in … Continue reading Why the Garoppolo trade happened and what it means

Week 11 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Philadelphia Eagles (8-1)  New England Patriots (7-2), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (7-2), -1  Minnesota Vikings (7-2)  New Orleans Saints (7-2)  Los Angeles Rams (7-2)  Carolina Panthers (7-3)  Kansas City Chiefs (6-3), +1  Tennessee Titans (6-3), +1  Jacksonville Jaguars (6-3), +1  Seattle Seahawks (6-3), +2  Buffalo Bills (5-4), +2  Atlanta Falcons (5-4), +5  Detroit Lions (5-4), +5  Green Bay Packers (5-4), +5  Dallas Cowboys (5-4), -8  Washington … Continue reading Week 11 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

2017 NFL MVP Award race through Week 9

Photo Credit: Philly (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   5.  Kareem Hunt, Running Back, Kansas City Chiefs (6-3) Statistics: 155 rush attempts, 800 rushing yards, 4 rushing touchdowns, 32 receptions, 331 receiving yards, 2 receiving touchdowns   4.  Todd Gurley, Running Back, Los Angeles Rams (6-2) Statistics: 161 rush attempts, 686 rushing yards, 7 rushing touchdowns, 29 receptions, 338 receiving yards, 3 receiving touchdowns   3.  Tom Brady, Quarterback, … Continue reading 2017 NFL MVP Award race through Week 9

Week 10 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Philadelphia Eagles (8-1)  Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2)  New England Patriots (6-2), +1  Minnesota Vikings (6-2), +1  New Orleans Saints (6-2), +1 Los Angeles Rams (6-2), +2  Carolina Panthers (6-3), +2  Dallas Cowboys (5-3), +4  Kansas City Chiefs (6-3), -6  Tennessee Titans (5-3), +3  Jacksonville Jaguars (5-3), +3  Washington Redskins (4-4), +8  Seattle Seahawks (5-3), -6  Buffalo Bills (5-3), -4  Baltimore Ravens (4-5)  Oakland Raiders (4-5), … Continue reading Week 10 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

2017 NFL MVP Award race through Week 8

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   5.  Kareem Hunt, Running Back, Kansas City Chiefs (6-2) Statistics: 146 rush attempts, 763 rushing yards, 4 rushing touchdowns, 28 receptions, 307 receiving yards, 2 receiving touchdowns   4.  Russell Wilson, Quarterback, Seattle Seahawks (5-2) Statistics: 164/258 (63.6% completion percentage), 2,008 passing yards, 15 passing touchdowns, 4 interceptions, 36 rush attempts, 194 rushing yards, 1 rushing touchdown, 1 total … Continue reading 2017 NFL MVP Award race through Week 8

Week 9 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Philadelphia Eagles (7-1)  Pittsburgh Steelers (6-2)  Kansas City Chiefs (6-2)  New England Patriots (6-2)  Minnesota Vikings (6-2)  New Orleans Saints (5-2)  Seattle Seahawks (5-2), +2 Los Angeles Rams (5-2), +2  Carolina Panthers (5-3), +3  Buffalo Bills (5-2), +3  Houston Texans (3-4), -4  Dallas Cowboys (4-3), +4  Tennessee Titans (4-3), +4  Jacksonville Jaguars (4-3), +4  Baltimore Ravens (4-4), +12  Miami Dolphins (4-3), -5  Atlanta … Continue reading Week 9 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

2017 NFL MVP Award race through Week 7

Photo Credit: USA Today (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   5.  Deshaun Watson, Quarterback, Houston Texans (3-3) Statistics: 107/174 (61.5% completion percentage), 1,297 passing yards, 15 passing touchdowns, 5 interceptions, 28 rush attempts, 202 rushing yards, 2 rushing touchdowns, 2 total tackles, 2 combined tackles   4.  Kareem Hunt, Running Back, Kansas City Chiefs (5-2) Statistics: 124 rush attempts, 717 rushing yards, 4 rushing touchdowns, 25 receptions, 285 receiving … Continue reading 2017 NFL MVP Award race through Week 7

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Philadelphia Eagles (6-1), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (5-2), +3  Kansas City Chiefs (5-2), -2  New England Patriots (5-2)  Minnesota Vikings (5-2), +1  New Orleans Saints (4-2), +2  Houston Texans (3-3), +2  Washington Redskins (3-3), -1  Seattle Seahawks (4-2), +5 Los Angeles Rams (5-2), +5  Miami Dolphins (4-2), -1  Carolina Panthers (4-3), -9  Buffalo Bills (4-2), -2  Atlanta Falcons (3-3), -2  Green Bay Packers (4-3), … Continue reading Week 8 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 7 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Kansas City Chiefs (5-1)  Philadelphia Eagles (5-1), +3  Carolina Panthers (4-2), -1  New England Patriots (4-2), +4  Pittsburgh Steelers (4-2), +6  Minnesota Vikings (4-2), +6  Washington Redskins (3-2), +3  New Orleans Saints (3-2), +10  Houston Texans (3-3), +6  Miami Dolphins (3-2), +14  Buffalo Bills (3-2), +8  Atlanta Falcons (3-2), -9  Green Bay Packers (4-2), -9  Seattle Seahawks (3-2), -1 Los Angeles Rams … Continue reading Week 7 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 6 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Kansas City Chiefs (5-0)  Carolina Panthers (4-1)  Atlanta Falcons (3-1), +1  Green Bay Packers (4-1), +1  Philadelphia Eagles (4-1), +2  Denver Broncos (3-1), +2  Detroit Lions (3-2), -1  New England Patriots (3-2), +4  Jacksonville Jaguars (3-2), +14  Washington Redskins (2-2)  Pittsburgh Steelers (3-2), -2  Minnesota Vikings (3-2), +2  Seattle Seahawks (3-2), +7 Los Angeles Rams (3-2), -3  Houston Texans (2-3), -2  Dallas Cowboys (2-3) … Continue reading Week 6 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 5 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Kansas City Chiefs (4-0)  Carolina Panthers (3-1), +13  Buffalo Bills (3-1), +13  Atlanta Falcons (3-1), -2  Green Bay Packers (3-1), -1  Detroit Lions (3-1), -1  Philadelphia Eagles (3-1), -1  Denver Broncos (3-1), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (3-1), +2  Washington Redskins (2-2), -3 Los Angeles Rams (3-1), +6  New England Patriots (2-2), -9  Houston Texans (2-2), +6  Minnesota Vikings (2-2), -1  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1), … Continue reading Week 5 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Why protesting the United States national anthem makes absolutely no sense

Photo Credit: The New Yorker The one thing that still makes no sense about these United States national anthem protests…is why are they United States national anthem protests if they truly mean what the protesters say they mean, including fighting things like racial inequality and social injustice? If these protesters truly believe in what they are protesting for, by all means they should continue their … Continue reading Why protesting the United States national anthem makes absolutely no sense

How Tim Tebow is really the NFL player who was blackballed for his beliefs

Photo Credit: Deseret News People are quick to say that Colin Kaepernick not having a job in the NFL is a result of the fact that he began the United States national anthem protests in last year’s preseason. These people are essentially claiming that he was blackballed. But if any player was blackballed, it was Tim Tebow. Tebow had 29 total regular season touchdowns and … Continue reading How Tim Tebow is really the NFL player who was blackballed for his beliefs

NFL national anthem protests prove Colin Kaepernick was not blackballed

Photo Credit: Slate     When former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was not signed to any teams this past NFL offseason, people were quick to say that he was blackballed due to the fact that Never mind the fact that opted out of his $19 million per year contract with the 49ers and, while unconfirmed, may have turned down several other contracts because he … Continue reading NFL national anthem protests prove Colin Kaepernick was not blackballed

Yes, this photograph is CLEARLY photoshopped

Photo Credit: Facebook Let me be the first to make very clear that I have been against, am against and will continue to be against the NFL national anthem protests. But I am not opposed to players celebrating in a locker room just because someone photoshopped the original photograph of the celebration into a hateful and divisive photo. Here are few ways to tell that … Continue reading Yes, this photograph is CLEARLY photoshopped

Are people protesting the national anthem because it’s ‘trendy’?

Photo Credit: ABC News On August, 26th, 2016, Colin Kaepernick began his United States national anthem by remaining on the bench before the San Francisco 49ers’ preseason game against the Green Bay Patrick. Slowly but surely, other players began to join in his protest. Could that have been a result direct of their lack of ability to think for themselves and their desire for attention? … Continue reading Are people protesting the national anthem because it’s ‘trendy’?

Blaming President Donald Trump for the NFL national anthem protests is blasphemous

Photo Credit: NBC News NFL national anthem protests have really ramped up lately. But do the players protesting even know what they are protesting for? It doesn’t look like it seeing as how someone they believe President Donald Trump is at fault despite the fact that these protests began last August. These athletes who kneel really want to blame Donald Trump for this mess? These … Continue reading Blaming President Donald Trump for the NFL national anthem protests is blasphemous

The NFL is demonstrating hypocrisy at its finest

Photo Credit: Sports Illustrated One of the key things that has been brought to the forefront of the recent national anthem protesters by NFL players is the NFL’s hypocrisy in dealing with the situation. They say this is about the players’ “Freedom of Speech” as guaranteed to them by their First Amendment rights in the U.S. Constitution. That is a flat-out lie and here’s why. … Continue reading The NFL is demonstrating hypocrisy at its finest

Week 4 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Kansas City Chiefs (3-0)  Atlanta Falcons (3-0)  New England Patriots (2-1), +2  Green Bay Packers (2-1), +3  Detroit Lions (2-1), +3  Philadelphia Eagles (2-1), +10  Washington Redskins (2-1), +10  Oakland Raiders (2-1), -5  Denver Broncos (2-1), -5  Dallas Cowboys (2-1), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (2-1), -5  Tennessee Titans (2-1), +1  Minnesota Vikings (2-1), +1  Jacksonville Jaguars (2-1), +8  Carolina Panthers (2-1), -3  Buffalo Bills (2-1), +5 … Continue reading Week 4 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 3 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Kansas City Chiefs (2-0)  Atlanta Falcons (2-0), +2  Oakland Raiders (2-0)  Denver Broncos (2-0), +8  New England Patriots (1-1), +1  Pittsburgh Steelers (2-0), +1  Green Bay Packers (1-1), -5  Detroit Lions (2-0), +2  Baltimore Ravens (2-0), +2  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0), +3  Dallas Cowboys (1-1), -6  Carolina Panthers (2-0), -3  Tennessee Titans (1-1), +6  Minnesota Vikings (1-1), -6  Seattle Seahawks (1-1), -1  Philadelphia Eagles (1-1), … Continue reading Week 3 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Week 2 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos)  Kansas City Chiefs (1-0), +7  Green Bay Packers (1-0)  Oakland Raiders (1-0)  Atlanta Falcons (1-0)  Dallas Cowboys (1-0)  New England Patriots (0-1), -5  Pittsburgh Steelers (1-0), -1  Minnesota Vikings (1-0), +4  Carolina Panthers (1-0), +3  Detroit Lions (1-0), +7  Baltimore Ravens (1-0), +8  Denver Broncos (1-0), -2  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-0), -2  Seattle Seahawks (0-1), -7  New York Giants (0-1), -6  Jacksonville Jaguars (1-0), +6  Philadelphia … Continue reading Week 2 NFL Power Rankings & Trends

2017 Preseason NFL Power Rankings

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s regular season record from the 2016-2017 season.  New England Patriots (14-2)  Green Bay Packers (10-6)  Oakland Raiders (12-4)  Atlanta Falcons (11-5)  Dallas Cowboys (13-3)  Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5)  Seattle Seahawks (10-5-1)  Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)  New York Giants (11-5)  Denver Broncos (9-7)  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-7)  Carolina Panthers (6-10)  Tennessee Titans (9-7)  Minnesota Vikings (8-8)  Arizona … Continue reading 2017 Preseason NFL Power Rankings

Numbers don’t lie; Cam Newton needs to bring back the Dab

Photo Credit: Deadspin Former NFL MVP Cam Newton had been in the league for four seasons coming into the 2015-2016 season. But it took until the beginning of that fifth season for the first overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft to become a breakout star. His secret? The Dab, which became a common gesture among fans, particularly young children, after seeing Cam perform it week … Continue reading Numbers don’t lie; Cam Newton needs to bring back the Dab

Why the Chargers should pursue RGIII

Photo Credit: Business Insider Given his recent workout with the team, Robert Griffin III, the former Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns quarterback, has a shot at returning to the NFL as a Los Angeles Charger. While many may consider RGIII one of the biggest NFL Draft busts in recent years, the Chargers would actually be smart to sign him. Here’s why. The Chargers current quarterback, … Continue reading Why the Chargers should pursue RGIII

Derek Carr Takes Jab at NFL Referees

Photo Credit: Raiders Central Anyone who knows anything about or follows Oakland Raiders’ Pro Bowl quarterback Derek Carr knows that off of the football field, he is one of the most genuinely great men that the NFL has to offer. But when it comes to talking to the media, he takes no prisoners and speaks his mind, especially when it comes to talking about his … Continue reading Derek Carr Takes Jab at NFL Referees

It’s Time To Stop Defending Ezekiel Elliott

Photo Credit: The Comeback Everyone knows that there are people out there in this cruel world that make up stories about celebrities abusing them so they can collect an unearned paycheck. So when Dallas Cowboys’ star running back Ezekiel Elliott was accused of domestic assault last summer, many people, myself included, didn’t simply go along with the narrative that his accuser presented because of the … Continue reading It’s Time To Stop Defending Ezekiel Elliott

NFL’s top running back is not who you think

Photo Credit: The Inscriber Magazine The NFL season is now under two months away from kicking off, and millions of people around the world will participate in fantasy football. While running backs like Dallas Cowboys’ star Ezekiel Elliott, Pittsburgh Steelers’ star LeVeon Bell and Arizona Cardinals’ star David Johnson will likely be the first three running backs off of most draft boards, put fantasy football … Continue reading NFL’s top running back is not who you think

Broncos, Charles Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report The Denver Broncos and running back Jamaal Charles have reached a 1-year, $900 thousand contract agreement that can be worth up to $3.75 million with incentives. Charles, 30, has played in the NFL for 9 seasons, all with the Kansas City Chiefs. Over his 9-year NFL career, Charles has played in 103 games and carried the ball 1,332 times for 7,260 rushing yards (5.5 average rushing yards … Continue reading Broncos, Charles Reach Contract Agreement

Saints, Peterson Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: Alchetron The Minnesota Vikings declined to pick running back Adrian Peterson’s option nearly two months ago. Peterson since became a free agent, and now he and the New Orleans Saints have reached a 2-year, $7 million contract agreement. Peterson, 32, has played in the NFL for 10 seasons, all with the Vikings. Over his 10-year NFL career, Peterson has played in 123 games and carried the ball 2,418 times for 11,747 … Continue reading Saints, Peterson Reach Contract Agreement

Tony Romo Announces his Retirement from the NFL

Photo Credit: NewsBake Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Tony Romo has announced his retirement from the NFL. He is set to go into a broadcasting career. Romo, 36, played in the NFL for 12 seasons, all with the Cowboys. This past season, he played in 1 game and completed 3 of his 4 pass attempts (75.0% completion percentage) for 29 passing yards and 1 passing touchdown. Over his 12-year NFL career, … Continue reading Tony Romo Announces his Retirement from the NFL

Patriots Trade Tom Brady To Rams

Photo Credit: Pinterest In a blockbuster move that will change the entire landscape of the National Football League as we have known it for nearly two decades, the New England Patriots have agreed to trade 5-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for their 7th round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Brady, 39, has played in the NFL … Continue reading Patriots Trade Tom Brady To Rams

Raiders To Relocate to Las Vegas

Photo Credit: MMQB – Sports Illustrated The Oakland Raiders are officially going to be relocated to Las Vegas, Nevada, after a vote among NFL owners turned out 31 to 1 in favor of the move. Only Miami Dolphins’ owner Stephen Ross voted against the relocation. The Raiders will still play on Oakland this upcoming season, and possibly even longer. According to ESPN, team owner Mark … Continue reading Raiders To Relocate to Las Vegas

Is Colin Kaepernick a Sellout?

Photo Credit: Sporting News On Friday, April 29th, 2011, the world watched as Nevada Wolfpack star quarterback Colin Kaepernick was selected by the San Francisco 49ers with the 4th pick in the 2nd round (36th overall pick) in the NFL Draft. On the night of Monday, November 19th, 2012, the world watched as Kaepernick took over as the 49ers’ starting quarterback following Alex Smith’s injury the … Continue reading Is Colin Kaepernick a Sellout?

DeMarcus Ware Announces his Retirement from the NFL

Photo Credit: Sportsnaut.com Denver Broncos’ linebacker DeMarcus Ware has announced his retirement from the NFL. Ware, 34, played in the NFL for 12 seasons for both the Dallas Cowboys and the Broncos. This past season, he played in 10 games and recorded 15 tackles, 4.0 sacks, and 1 pass defensed. Over his 12-year NFL career, Ware played in 178 games and has recorded 656 tackles, 138.5 sacks, 35 forced fumbles, 8 fumble recoveries, 3 interceptions, 1 defensive touchdown, … Continue reading DeMarcus Ware Announces his Retirement from the NFL

NFL Free Agency: Transaction Tracker

Photo Credit: YouTube (featured image), NFL (team logos) TRADES  Indianapolis Colts Receive a 4th round NFL Draft pick  New England Patriots Receive tight end Dwayne Allen Receive a 6th round NFL Draft pick    Cleveland Browns Receive quarterback Brock Osweiler Receive a 2018 2nd round NFL Draft Pick Receive a 2017 6th round NFL Draft pick  Houston Texans Receive a 2017 4th round NFL Draft Pick … Continue reading NFL Free Agency: Transaction Tracker

Giants, Marshall Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: USA Today The New York Giants and wide receiver Brandon Marshall have reached a 2-year, $12 million contract agreement. Marshall, 32, has played in the NFL for 11 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in 2016 in which he played in 15 games and caught 59 passes for 788 receiving yards and 3 receiving touchdowns. Over his 11-year NFL career, Marshall has played … Continue reading Giants, Marshall Reach Contract Agreement

Jets Release Brandon Marshall

Photo Credit: USA Today The New York Jets have release wide receiver Brandon Marshall. Marshall, 32, has played in the NFL for 11 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in 2016 in which he played in 15 games and caught 59 passes for 788 receiving yards and 3 receiving touchdowns. Over his 11-year NFL career, Marshall has played in 167 games and caught 941 passes for 12,061 … Continue reading Jets Release Brandon Marshall

Josh Gordon To Apply for Reinstatement

Photo Credit: Dunk 360 Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Josh Gordon is applying for reinstatement into the NFL once again. He was suspended for the majority of the 2014 season as well as the entire 2015 and 2016 seasons for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Gordon, 25, has played in the NFL for 3 seasons, all with the Browns. He is coming off of a … Continue reading Josh Gordon To Apply for Reinstatement

Adrian Peterson To Become Free Agent

Photo Credit: Alchetron The Minnesota Vikings have declined to pick running back Adrian Peterson’s option. Peterson will now become a free agent. Peterson, 31, has played in the NFL for 10 seasons, all with the Vikings. Over his 10-year NFL career, Peterson has played in 123 games and carried the ball 2,418 times for 11,747 rushing yards (4.9 average rushing yards per carry) and 97 rushing touchdowns. He has also caught 241 passes … Continue reading Adrian Peterson To Become Free Agent

Chiefs, Berry Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: YouTube The Kansas City Chiefs and safety Eric Berry have reached a 6-year, $78 million contract extension agreement, making Berry the highest paid safety in the NFL. Berry, 28, has been in the NFL for 7 seasons, all with the Chiefs. This past season, he played in 16 games and recorded 77 tackles, 1 forced fumble, 4 interceptions, 2 defensive touchdowns, 9 passes defensed, and 3 stuffs. … Continue reading Chiefs, Berry Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Jets Release Darrelle Revis

Photo Credit: WEEI The New York Jets have released cornerback Darrelle Revis. Revis was allegedly involved in an altercation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a couple of weeks ago. He has been charged with four felonies as a result of it. Those felonies are two counts of aggravated assault, one count of robbery, and one count of conspiracy to commit aggravated assault in addition to being charged with the misdemeanor of … Continue reading Jets Release Darrelle Revis

Chiefs Release Jamaal Charles

Photo Credit: Bleacher Report Running back Jamaal Charles has been released by the Kansas City Chiefs. Charles, 30, has played in the NFL for 9 seasons, all with the Chiefs. Over his 9-year NFL career, Charles has played in 103 games and carried the ball 1,332 times for 7,260 rushing yards (5.5 average rushing yards per carry) and 43 rushing touchdowns. He has also caught 285 passes for 2,457 receiving yards … Continue reading Chiefs Release Jamaal Charles

Steelers, Brown Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: Spotrac The Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Antonio Brown have reached a 4-year, $68 million contract extension agreement, making Brown the highest paid wide receiver in the NFL. Brown, 28, has played in the NFL for 7 seasons, all with the Steelers. He is coming off of a season in 2016 in which he played in 15 games and caught 106 passes for 1,284 … Continue reading Steelers, Brown Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Chiefs Sign CJ Spiller

Photo Credit: Zimbio The Kansas City Chiefs have signed running back CJ Spiller. Spiller, 29, has been in the NFL for 7 seasons. He has played for 4 teams over that span: the Buffalo Bills, the New Orleans Saints, the New York Jets, and the Seattle Seahawks. Last season, he played in 6 games between the Jets and the Seahawks and carried the ball 6 times for 18 yards (3.0 average yards … Continue reading Chiefs Sign CJ Spiller

Jaguars To Trade Thomas to Dolphins

Photo Credit: The Sports Quotient The Jacksonville Jaguars will trade tight end Julius Thomas to the Miami Dolphins in exchange for a 2017 7th round NFL Draft pick. The trade will become official on Wednesday, March 9th, 2017, when the new league year begins. Thomas, 27, has played in the NFL for 5 seasons for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in 2016 in which he … Continue reading Jaguars To Trade Thomas to Dolphins

Six Patriots Players Will Skip White House Trip

Photo Credit: SI, Endzone Score, Boston Herald, Sporting News, Boston Globe, Patriots.com In an unbelievable comeback by the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, many players have decided to not attend the White House trip. As of now, six players will not be joining the team on the trip. Tight end Martellus Bennett was the first player to state that he will not go … Continue reading Six Patriots Players Will Skip White House Trip

Michael Floyd Pleads Guilty to DUI Charge

Photo Credit: The Boston Globe A day after New York Jets’ cornerback Darelle Revis was charged with four felonies, New England Patriots’ wide receiver Michael Floyd has pleaded guilty to extreme DUI after being arrested in December for the incident. Floyd was sentenced to 120 days in jail. He will serve 24 days in jail, 96 days of home detention, and complete 30 hours of … Continue reading Michael Floyd Pleads Guilty to DUI Charge

Darrelle Revis Charged with Four Felonies

Photo Credit: WEEI New York Jets’ cornerback Darrelle Revis was allegedly involved in an altercation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, early last Sunday morning. He has been charged with four felonies as a result of it. Those felonies are two counts of aggravated assault, one count of robbery, and one count of conspiracy to commit aggravated assault in addition to being charged with the misdemeanor of making terroristic threats. … Continue reading Darrelle Revis Charged with Four Felonies

How Super Bowl LI Proved NFL Overtime Rules Must Be Changed

Photo Credit: Madison This year is the 51st year of the Super Bowl era of football, and I can say this past one was the most historic Super Bowl I have ever witnessed. Several records were shattered in this game, including the most Super Bowl wins by a quarterback (Tom Brady), the largest comeback of all time (New England Patriots, 25-point deficit), and the first ever … Continue reading How Super Bowl LI Proved NFL Overtime Rules Must Be Changed

49ers Officially Hire Kyle Shanahan as Head Coach

Photo Credit: Washington Times A day after the Atlanta Falcons’ loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI, the San Francisco 49ers have officially hired ex-Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their next head coach. The details of his contract were not released. Shanahan was hired as the offensive coordinator for the Falcons in 2015, and he developed the team into the highest-scoring offense … Continue reading 49ers Officially Hire Kyle Shanahan as Head Coach

Early 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

Photo Credit: Oakland Raiders (featured image), ESPN (team logos)   AFC Playoff Teams  New England Patriots – AFC East Division Champion  Oakland Raiders – AFC West Division Champion  Pittsburgh Steelers – AFC North Division Champion  Tennessee Titans – AFC South Division Champion  Kansas City Chiefs – Wild Card from AFC West Division  Denver Broncos – Wild Card from AFC West Division   NFC Playoff Teams  Dallas Cowboys – … Continue reading Early 2017-2018 NFL Playoff Predictions

Records Broken in Super Bowl LI

Photo Credit: Time (featured image), NFL (team logos) NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Most career Super Bowl appearances by a team: Nine (9) Most career Super Bowl appearances by a quarterback: Seven (7), Tom Brady Most career Super Bowl appearances by a head coach: Seven (7), Bill Belichick Most career Super Bowl victories by a quarterback: Five (5), Tom Brady Most career Super Bowl victories by a head coach: Five (5), Bill … Continue reading Records Broken in Super Bowl LI

Early 2017 NFL Power Rankings

Photo Credit: sports-logos-screensavers.com (featured image), ESPN (team logos) This list includes each team’s regular season record from the 2016-2017 season.  New England Patriots (14-2)  Atlanta Falcons (11-5)  Dallas Cowboys (13-3)  Green Bay Packers (10-6)  Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)  Oakland Raiders (12-4)  Seattle Seahawks (10-5-1)  Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5)  New York Giants (11-5)  Denver Broncos (9-7)  Washington Redskins (8-7-1)  Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-7)  Carolina Panthers (6-10)  Detroit Lions (9-7)  Arizona … Continue reading Early 2017 NFL Power Rankings