The 2021 Dream Team

Teams have just finished creating their initial 53-man rosters for the upcoming season. As a result, it’s prediction season for the playoffs, awards and naturally, the Superbowl itself. With this, a question wandered its way into my head: what is the best team that could be made? Now this is not a full-on buffet whereContinue reading “The 2021 Dream Team”

2021-2022 NFL Record Prediction

After going through the schedule game by game, these are the prediction of team records come early January. Following that are the playoff prediction and the Superbowl Champion. AFC North Browns     14-3 Ravens     10-7 Steelers    8-9 Bengals    3-14 AFC East Bills           13-4 Patriots     10-7 Dolphins   10-7 Jets           6-11 AFC South Titans        15-2 Colts         4-13Continue reading “2021-2022 NFL Record Prediction”

Preseason Rookie QBs

With the preseason over, it’s time to dive into the rookie QBs and their outlook on the season. This year’s class featured 5 1st round QBs including the NO.1 overall pick Trevor Lawrence. Trevor Lawrence – Jaguars – Pick 1 “Sunshine” enters the season under the most pressure of the rookie QBs. Often thought toContinue reading “Preseason Rookie QBs”

Purr-fecting Success

In 1995 the Carolina Panthers played their first game in franchise history. Despite the 23-20 loss to the Atlanta Falcons, the Panthers became the most successful expansion team in NFL history with a 7-9 record before accelerating towards an NFC Championship game the very next year. The Panthers seemed to be a young team destinedContinue reading “Purr-fecting Success”

Underdogs Return – The Cleveland Browns

In 1944, Arthur B. McBride secured the right to field a Cleveland American Football team in the AAFC. Co-founder and coach Paul Brown was onboard and the team named after him, the Cleveland Browns. Out of this moment came one of the most important sports franchises, a franchise that would rise and fall, a franchiseContinue reading “Underdogs Return – The Cleveland Browns”

Belichick Goes Shopping

It is often understood that the New England Patriots do not spend big in free agency. When they do, it’s on a proven game changer that becomes an anchor of the team (see Stephon Gilmore). Instead, the Patriots prefer to hold tight, wait for all the other teams to outbid each other for the availableContinue reading “Belichick Goes Shopping”

2021 Draft Rankings BY-Position

These are my by-position for the 2021 NFL draft. Top 3 of each position (and top 5 for QBs because of the depth of the class and the positional value). Some players are polar-opposites and would only fit on different teams (interior O-Lineman Vera-Tucker and Davis spring to mind) so the rankings are purely personalContinue reading “2021 Draft Rankings BY-Position”

Case Study: How To Ruin A Team In 4 Easy Steps. Featuring The Houston Texans

In order to ruin a team, one must first have a team with promise to ruin. Indeed, the Texans had just that. For the first time in their short history (shorter than Tom Brady’s NFL career), the Texans were looking promising and then it all went downhill – fast. The Houston Texans were founded inContinue reading “Case Study: How To Ruin A Team In 4 Easy Steps. Featuring The Houston Texans”

NFL Awards 2020/21

Let’s take a look at who should win on NFL award nights. Defensive Rookie Of The Year: Chase Young (DE – WFT) Young has lived up to his NO.2 overall pick. He’s racked up 7.5 sacks and accomplished the 6th highest PFF grade out of ALL edge rushers in the league (87.2). Young has followedContinue reading “NFL Awards 2020/21”