Category Archives: Football

5 Things I Think, 19 February 2018

Brad’s Five Things 1- Weekly NFL Item: I think Amari Cooper should have sat if he was hurt In a radio interview last week, Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr implied that Amari Cooper played injured in 2017, which is something no one had put on

The NFL’s Newest Highest Paid Player

If you were consumed with the NBA’s trade deadline this afternoon, it may have slipped by you that Jimmy Garoppolo signed a five-year, $137.5 million deal with the San Francisco 49ers that makes him the highest paid player in the NFL. Jimmy is 7-0 as a

Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Lost amid myriad headlines from Super Bowl weekend was the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s announcement of its 2018 inductees. I mentioned that TO finally got in, but it was his third year on the ballot and nobody lists “third ballot Hall of Famer” on

Super Bowl Sunday AARs

Believe it or not, the big game is over. Tom Brady and the Patriots fell in defeat, while the Philadelphia Eagles celebrated their first Super Bowl victory, ever. And yet, we’ve heard nothing from our resident Eagles super fan, Riz. Quick Brad, call the cops,

Super Sunday Recap: 5 Things I Think

Brad’s 5 Things I haven’t yet decided whether 5 Things will continue through the off season, temporarily morph into something else, or go into full blown NFL hibernation, but I wanted to thank the regulars for coming back every Monday the last 4+ months. Suggestions

NFL Awards

Last night the NFL handed out its awards for the 2017 season at the 7th Annual NFL Honors show. I admit that I didn’t watch the show, but after seeing all the awards there are, I am glad I didn’t. I have no clue how

Who Will Win The Super Bowl LII MVP?

On Monday I wrote a little bit about some exotic wagers associated with Super Sunday and how much fun prop betting can be. Tweets and national anthem length are fun, but, on the eve of Super Bowl LII, I’m more interested in the action relating to the

Super Bowl LII Game Picks

SUPER BOWL LII US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN 6:30pm EST on NBC (and streaming on the Yahoo Sports app) – Philadelphia Eagles @ New England Patriots; Line: Pats by 4.5 Commentators: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya Danny’s pick: There are dozens of reasons

Super Bowl LII Status Update

The Teams Philadelphia: The Eagles arrived in Minneapolis first, touching down at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Sunday the 28th. They are staying at the Raddison Blu at the Mall of America where they were greeted by enormous images of Nelson Agholor, Zach Ertz, Lane