NFL Division Power Rankings

October 25, 2016

Every sport has power rankings and the NFL’s are a weekly ritual for any sports-writing website that covers the game. Using a combination of record, strength of schedule, and the team’s position moving forward, power rankings are one way for a fan to see how their team stacks up against the league in a deeper way than simply looking at the standings. Given the smaller schedule, an NFL team only…

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Concussions- When Will It End?

October 25, 2016

The NFL is a 63 billion dollar industry. Higher by a large margin, than any other sport in motion. Concussions—seem to be the elephant in the room when it comes to football as a whole.   I know I love to talk about it, and thankfully so does the media. Forbes did a whole segment plus article on it this past February, which gleaned very insightful. They claim Boston University…

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Sports’ Greatest Curses Explained

October 23, 2016

I don’t believe in curses. They’ve never been something I’ve really identified with. And as a sports writer, that means that I’ve come across some of the biggest ones. Curse of the Bambino, the Cubs goat curse, Curse of the Black Sox. There are so many things out there that say such and such team is cursed. I don’t believe it. There are perfectly good explanations as to why teams…

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Wild Horses

They say defense wins championships. They are absolutely right. I was wrong when I wrote last week that this game would be a defining moment in the legacy of two quarterbacks. The only individuals who will want to be defined by their performance in this game are Von Miller and the Denver defense. In one of the most unforgettable defensive performances in the history of the Super Bowl, Denver held…

February 14, 2016
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Broncos’ Defense Does it Again, Carries Them to Super Bowl Win

February 13, 2016

Peyton Manning can now go out on top, despite struggling in the big game. Manning threw for only 141 yards with one interception and a fumble on the day. None of that mattered though, because the defense did its part and helped the five-time MVP win his second Super Bowl. Von Miller led the Broncos’ defense all day, just as he did in the AFC Championship game. Miller had 2.5…

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Super Bowl 50 Preview

It’s an unstoppable force meeting an immovable object. The old man taking on the kid. Goliath vs. Goliath. The Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos meet this Sunday in San Francisco, and only one thing is certain: Super Bowl 50 will define the legacy of two quarterbacks. The Panthers, led by quarterback Cam Newton, seek to continue a season of utter dominance. After finishing the regular season with only one…

February 6, 2016
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Broncos Defense Secure Spot in Super Bowl 50

In a classic clash of Brady vs Manning, the intense and suspenseful game crowned Denver as the AFC champions and a place in Super Bowl 50. With the Patriots favored to win, it was Denver’s defense that ultimately pummeled the Patriots and its quarterback.  Brady was limited to one touchdown with two interceptions and intercepted twice while throwing under .500. Rob Gronkowski went for 144 yds on 8 receptions as he was…

February 2, 2016
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