Author: Dan

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.

Will’s Totally Original Quarterpole Awards

It’s not a totally original idea, many other writers around the NFL are doing the exact same thing. Its also a fun little exercise to stir some discussion about what’s going on in the NFL. I’m going to stick to the big awards players and coaches are likely to receive...

Issues With the Bucs

I’m not apologising for this catharsis I wasn’t sure what I was going to write about this week. There were a lot of options to choose from. Should I rank the back up quarterbacks who played in week three? Should I write about possible weaknesses in all the 3-0 teams?...

Reasons to be Cheerful

With week 2 of the NFL season in the books, a number of teams remain winless. We’ve all seen the statistics about team’s probability of making the playoffs from an 0-2 start. It can be a tough place to be when you’re staring at a horrible season just 2 weeks...

In the Books! Week 2

Another interesting week in the books. Some teams who looked very impressive last week didn’t play to the same level this week. I’m going to take a look at some of them along with a few other things that caught my eye.

QB Watch: Week 1

Going into week 1 there were some storylines that I was very interested to see how they played out. For a selection of quarterbacks, this is an important season. On one hand you have some seasoned veterans who need to prove they have what it takes to lead a team...

Rookie Watch 2019: Hands Edition

Preseason football can be viewed two different ways. Either you can look at Preseason as a pointless exercise in getting backups hurt and to remind yourself of just who Matt Schaub is. Or you can look at it the way I do. A 4 week long job interview for Rookies...