Category Archives: Football

NFL Week Five After Action Report (AAR)

Brad’s Picks Brad was wrong (but a little bit right). New England Patriots at Tampa Bay Buccaneers. As predicted, New England had their worst offensive output of the year and was ripe for the picking. You might look at the 14 points allowed and think

Sunday Recap: 5 Things I Think

Many sports fans are aware of Peter King’s Monday Morning Quarterback (MMQB) section of SI.com. It’s a terrific resource with thoughtful, quality writing. One feature that has become wildly popular is “10 Things I Think I Think” which King himself publishes every week of the

NFL Week 5 Picks

Picks by Chris Buffalo Bills (3-1) @ Cincinnati Bengals (1-3); Line: Cincy by 3 Heading into Week 5, I believe the Bills v. Bengals matchup to be one of the more important games this weekend. An underachieving Bengals squad is facing an overachieving Bills team

NFL: Five Players to Watch in Week Five

Mitch Trubisky This is a bit of a no-brainer. The Bears paid Mike Glennon a steep price only to start the season with one subpar performance after another. Well, John Fox and company have finally had enough and announced Trubisky as the starter heading into

NFL Week Four After Action Report (AAR)

After reading Brad’s accountability column for his week 5 college football picks (if you haven’t read either of them, you should), we got together and decided we’d dress the format up a bit. So with that in mind, welcome to the After Action Report or

Accountability Column: Week 5 College Football Picks

Writing a picks column is not new or innovative. Everybody has an opinion about the games before they happen. As a consumer of sports media, it’s always driven me crazy that no one ever holds these columnists accountable. I am here to set the tone

Danny Trevathan and the Two Cardinal Rules of Defense

There are two cardinal rules that every player on the defensive side of the football should adhere to. First, see what you hit and second, always play until the whistle blows. These rules apply at every level of football from Pop Warner to the NFL.

Danny Trevathan is not a dirty player. Period.

Bear with me, I’ll explain. As a Packers fan, I’ll admit my initial reaction to watching ‘the hit’ on Devante Adams, especially in slow motion, wasn’t so supportive of the Bears linebacker. In fact, I proceeded to debate his fate with Brad and Danny for

NFL Week 4 Picks

Welcome to the inaugural NFL Picks column on SportsIntel! Our intention is to bring you expert selections every week of the season from here on out. If we didn’t write on your game, feel free to request it! Picks by Danny Detroit at Minnesota The

College Football Week 5

I’ve heard enough about anthem protests. And I don’t want to write about college basketball scandals either. Hockey’s regular season starts on the 5th, so it’s too early for that. Should I do a detailed breakdown of this weekend’s best EPL match featuring first place