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Around the NFL – Week 12

Posted on 28 Nov, 2011, by in NFL

With Thanksgiving leaving the Sunday lineup of games a bit thin, we still got to see the hard to explain Tim Tebow win (Broncos defense), Tom Brady rip apart the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers keep pace with the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC North. More

2011 College Football Rankings – Week 13

Posted on 27 Nov, 2011, by in NFL

LSU should beat Georgia in the SEC championship game, which means, if we know the BCS, that we’ll have a All-SEC national championship game in January 2012 between the LSU Tigers (beating Arkansas) and Alabama, who beat Auburn rather easily in the Iron Bowl. More

2011 College Football Week 13 – We Need Playoffs, Not BCS Rankings

Posted on 27 Nov, 2011, by in NFL

There’s nothing new in 2011. College Football needs a playoff, as the whole BCS rankings and systems leave us with too many one-loss teams who deserve a shot at LSU, and Alabama, who already lost to them and won’t play for the SEC title, look like the most likely candidate. More

MVP Like Aaron Rodgers (Packers vs Lions)

Posted on 25 Nov, 2011, by in NFL

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers were too good, offensively and defensively (yes) for the rising Detroit Lions, beating them in Ford Field 27-15, the Lions’ eighth consecutive loss on Thanksgiving. More

2011 NFL Thanksgiving in Dallas, Detroit and Baltimore

Posted on 23 Nov, 2011, by in NFL

The 2011 NFL Thanksgiving Thursday will showcase the Dallas Cowboys hosting the Miami Dolphins, the Baltimore Ravens bringing home the San Francisco 49ers and the best team in the league, the Green Bay Packers, arriving in Detroit to take on the Lions. More

2011 NFL Week 11 – Quarterbacks Rise and Fall

Posted on 21 Nov, 2011, by in NFL

Late November, 11 weeks of NFL action and everything is as expected – Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers can’t lose, Sam Bradford keeps getting sacked, and Jay Cutler leads the Bears to a fifth straight win and Bears fans are sad he’s out for the season. Wait, What?! More

2011 College Football Rankings – Week 12

Posted on 20 Nov, 2011, by in NFL

LSU, Alabama and Arkansas make it an SEC 1-2-3 at the top of the AP Top 25 rankings, making it the first time since 1971 the top 3 teams were from the same conference, mostly thanks to Oregon and the Oklahoma teams suffering from big upsets. More

2011 College Football Week 12 – BCS Gone Crazy on Upset Weekend

Posted on 20 Nov, 2011, by in NFL

Oregon, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State, all hoping for a shot at the national title game, got upset on Week 12. LSU remain undefeated and alone on top of the BCS rankings (as far as we know), whiel Houston won’t get a shot despite their 11-0. So who? Probably, unfortunately, an SEC team. More

A DeMarcus Ware Sack in Super Slow Motion

Posted on 18 Nov, 2011, by in NFL

DeMarcus Ware showcasing his sacking skills, probably the best in the NFL these days, via Red Bull Moments, presenting at 1000 frames per second, a wonderful moment of the sport in super slow motion. More

Joe Paterno Will be Remembered For the Good, Eventually

Posted on 9 Nov, 2011, by in NFL

Joe Paterno announced he will step down as head coach of the Nittany Lions when the season ends, but he may be forced to leave sooner than that. His legacy and achievements, despite the dire look of things now, will be remembered. His inaction, we hope didn’t define him. His winning, teaching and longevity, we hope, did. More