2017 NFL Midseason Awards

The NFL season is halfway through and there have been some surprises (the Rams!) and others conducting business as usual (the 49ers!). Here are our nominees for our midseason awards. MVP – Carson Wentz (Philadelphia Ealges) (Unanimous decision) The Eagles are 8-1 and Wentz is a big reason why. Last year, he ranked 28th in…

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Marshawn Lynch Gets Ejected, Watches Game From Stands

Things haven’t been going so well for Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch in his return to the NFL. Since Week 2, he has rushed for only 135 yards on 42 carries and scored just one touchdown, but things got worse last night as he tried to defend his quarterback, Derek Carr.   NFL HELL: Oakland…

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Players Who Just Look Wrong in These Jerseys

No, these pictures aren’t PhotoShopped. For some NFL players, they spend nearly their entire career with one team that we tend to forget their final NFL season when they play elsewhere or their early years where a team gave up on him too soon. While everyone remembers Jerry Rice playing in Oakland or Emmitt Smith…

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Player From Each Team with the Most to Prove in 2017

It’s Thursday and football season is finally upon us. While the talent level of some players are well-known, others have either not fulfilled their potential yet, are oft-injured or have been, by all accounts, terrible in their pro careers. Here are 32 players who have the most to prove in 2017: Arizona Cardinals – Tyrann…

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Stop Playing Your Starters in the Preseason

I may be in the minority, but I actually like preseason being four games. It allows ample opportunities for playing time for guys who are fighting for a roster spot. What I am not a fan of, however, are players who are locked to make the roster and start playing in these exhibition games. Every…

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Let’s Check in on Ereck Flowers

In 2015, the New York Giants selected Ereck Flowers ninth overall, hoping he would become the franchise cornerstone at left tackle. Since then, however, the results have been disastrous and it appears the Giants are in for another long year. According to Jordan Raanan of ESPN, Flowers is still a “serious concern.” The risk was…

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Creating a New Metric for Quarterbacks

Admittedly, I am a data junkie and I am always looking for a new way to evaluate a player in any sport. This year, I am debuting a quarterback metric I have created. This metric, the quarterback efficiency rating (QER), focuses on several factors that equate to a player’s success: the percentage of his attempts…

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