Offseason Blues: Agents, Contracts, and 2nd Chances

Feature Story: Yesterday, Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told the media that he has been re-evaluating his lifestyle and says that he is excited to have a shot at a second chance. Though never officially charged, Roethlisberger has been accused twice of rape, which has brought great shame on his team and his family (it … Continue reading

Welcome to Miami!

The Denver Broncos decided today to trade greatness for potential, sending wide receiver Brandon Marshall to the Miami Dolphins for two second-round draft picks, one this year and one in 2011. Marshall provided the Broncos with great plays but also a lot of headaches with his off-the-field problems. Now they don’t have to deal with … Continue reading

Holmes Traded to the Jets

It was announced today that wide-receiver Santonio Holmes was traded by the Pittsburgh Steelers to the New York Jets for a 5th round draft pick. Holmes recently violated League rules regarding illegal substance usage. What exactly that violation was is unclear, and it could be anything from testing positive to an illegal substance to simply … Continue reading

The Peoples' Champ, 2009: Manning, Jeter, Crosby, Bryant, etc.

Winner: Peyton Manning/QB/Indianapolis Colts 2009 should forever cement Peyton Manning’s legacy as a big-game quarterback and, perhaps, as the all-time the master of his position. Gone are the days when we would assume that Manning would choke in crucial games with victory nearly in hand. With the Colts’ recent victory on December 23, Manning and … Continue reading

Top Executive / Coach of the Year: Brian Cashman, Rex Ryan, Urban Meyer

This year’s(sike!) award for Top Executive / Coach of the year goes to none other than Brett Favre. Thats right folk’s a Quarterback in the NFL who runs the organization he plays for as well as calling the plays he wants to run. Unheard of you say? Think again, Viking’s owner Zygi Wilf said “I … Continue reading

Jets-Cromartie Conspiracy

As reported faithfully by my buddy the Queen Street Hooligan, the Jets have signed Antonio Cromartie to round out their cornerback slots…and by “round out” I of course mean utterly dominate. But the thing that’s funny about the whole move is that the reason the Chargers were so willing to drop Cromartie (or at least … Continue reading

Any tread left on Thomas Jones' tires ?

The mainstay of the NFL’s #1 rushing offense, Thomas Jones, is slated to be released by the Jets this Friday. Coach Rex Ryan said “I wish Thomas the best in life heading forward, except in football.” Ouch Coach. So where will the 31 year old end up? He’ll be battling other trash heap candidates such … Continue reading

Packers, Jets fans to Brett Favre: “Aahahahahahahahahah” – AP

The Green Bay Packers were eliminated from this season’s NFL playoffs two weeks ago in a thrilling offensive spectacle. The New York Jets, for their part, were dealt a heartbreaking loss when they fell in he AFC Championship Game this Sunday to the Indianapolis Colts.  Despite these facts, the spirit of both fan bases was … Continue reading

Colts, Jets, Patriots, & more: “Tuesday Morning Hangover; Monday Edition”

    Hiya – now do tell!   Who else is lining up with us to get our “Curtis Painter” jerseys?   [[Note: take the following elements – Peyton Manning (the renaissance master of the gridiron) and Curtis Painter (woeful and inept would-be understudy and artist-in-training) and you’ve got one hell of a smug joke.]] … Continue reading

Colts’ Caldwell to Patriots’ Belichick, “Your move, Bill” – AP

[[Indianapolis, IN – December 28, 2009]] The Colts dream-like run at a perfect NFL season may be over, but for rookie head coach Jim Caldwell, the true test may have just begun. “Yes,” he said, answering the incessant questions of  a gaggle of reporters today at the Colts training complex, “I understand the frustration of … Continue reading