Monthly Archives: December 2017

Happy New Year from SportsIntel!

The SportsIntel editors want to wish you a Happy New Year!! We’re very thankful to everyone who has helped us grow. To our families, friends, readers, Facebook-sharers, Twitter-retweeters, and guest posters, we genuinely appreciate your contributions and your support. Enjoy the football today and we’ll

NFL Week 17

Week 17 NFL Picks

Back in 2010, the NFL adjusted its scheduling parameters to specify that every team must play a division opponent in Week 17. The idea was that teams would be less likely to rest players. With little to nothing on the line for many teams in

NFL Playoff Scenarios

We thought it would be useful to put together a one stop shop where you can see what the various scenarios look like for Sunday. We may add more between now and Sunday, but, at a minimum, you can find everything you need about scenarios

NFL Week Sixteen After Action Report (AAR)

Welcome to the NFL Week Sixteen After Action Report. I (Chris) hate blaming the officials, but the officials have the benefit of some pretty amazing technology these days and they’re getting it wrong with alarming frequency. I’m also not big on conspiracies but the overturned

Bowls, Bowls, and more Bowls!

I have to admit that I too used to be down on the seemingly infinite number of bowls the FBS has expanded to over the last 15 years. Yes, there are 40 bowls meaning that 80 of 130 teams will play in a postseason game

NFL Week 16 Recap: 5 Things I Think

We’ll try to keep it short this week . . . 1-┬áThe NFL is going off the reservation with scheduling here at the end of the season We’re treading into unfamiliar territory this year in terms of NFL scheduling. This holiday weekend featured the first

Dear NFL, What is a “Catch” . . . ?

If you follow the NFL, you know that the rules surrounding the definition of a completed catch have caused a lot of heartburn. What do the SportsIntel editors think about? I’m glad you asked! I think this will probably continue to come up until the

Hockey Night in Vegas!

Tonight the Washington Capitals are in Sin City to take on the Vegas Golden Knights for the first time. In case you haven’t been paying attention, the expansion Golden Knights are having a terrific first year and sit in second place in their division with

Week 16 NFL Picks

Picks by Danny Detroit Lions (8-6) @ Cincinnati Bengals (5-9); Line: Lions by 3.5 There are several compelling games with playoff implications. This is one of them. The Lions along with the Seahawks and Cowboys are the three NFC teams on the outside looking into