Author: Dan

Musings on Free Agency

We find ourselves in a strange old world indeed. The corona virus has changed our daily lives in a way no one saw coming. Its against this background that the ‘normalcy’ of the free agency period has given all of us NFL fans a wonderful distraction from everything going on...

Will’s Super Bowl Preview

It has all come down to this. The entire NFL season will conclude on Sunday with the annual Super bowl where we shall discover who is the best team of the 2019 season. It’s shaping up to be a good one with two of the best offensive coaches facing off...

The Best Coaching Decisions of 2019

There have been many coaching decisions made during the course of 2019 that have changed the fortunes of many teams. In this article I’m going to concentrate on some higher level decisions rather than in-game decisions that have swung a season. These will be single decisions rather than whole organisational...

Pulaski Academy Ravens

One of the most impressive things about what the Baltimore Ravens have done has gone largely under-reported. Many people have talked about the ‘revolutionary’ part of the offense. It has to be said what the coaching staff have done in buying into what Lamar Jackson can do as a runner...

The Tanking Power Rankings

The one thing the 2019 season is proving is this is the season to tank. Tis the season to be tanking and so many teams around the league are trying their best to not win games, whether intentionally or not, that I thought we couldn’t let it slide. So with...

Ravens vs Patriots: Preview

Halfway through the season and just like everyone predicted, the Fantasy MVP is the Patriots defence. I want to take a closer look at the statistics. The two hot-takes seems to be a) The Patriots defence is all-time great, best ever, and b) They have played all the worst teams,...

Division Winner Predictions

So we’re seven (eight) games into the season, things are beginning to shake out and most divisions have a clear front runner. Having said that other divisions are much more competitive with no clear front runner and other divisions are the AFC South. I’m going to attempt to pick the...

The Last 2 Unbeaten Teams

And then there were 2… The Patriots and the 49ers are the remaining unbeaten teams. Who’ll be the last ones standing? In this article, I’ll look through the schedule to see where potential losses may come as well as some, way too early, predictions for the playoff picture.

NFL 1: The 1920 Akron Pros

The 1920 Akron Pros Season Team: Akron Pros Operated From: 1908 – 1927 Based: Akron, Ohio Population c.200,000 Stadium: League Park Capacity 5000 Potted History If we’re going to do a review about the 1920 AFPA season, then we may as well start with its Champions the Akron Pros, that...

Week 5’s Jekyll or Hydes

Week 4 in the NFL and again, some interesting results. There were a few standout games for me, involving teams who can’t decide whether they are contenders or not. I’ve looked at the game film a bit more closely to try and understand what’s going on.