Washington Commanders need to fire defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio

Time to go.Image: Getty Images Jackass, I mean Jack Del Rio’s latest bout of idiocy was provoked by actually coaching football. That’s instead of shooting his mouth off about minimizing an insurrection. The Commanders’ defensive coordinator was brought to Washington by defense-minded head coach Ron Rivera to help sculpt and better the young defensive gems … Read more

Tua Tagovailoa’s breakout game doesn’t equal future success

Yourphoto: Getty Images Trailing 35-14 heading into the fourth quarter, the Miami Dolphins scored 28 points in the final frame to cap off a remarkable comeback against the Baltimore Ravens. Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa had six touchdown passes on the day, marking just his second career game with more than two passing touchdowns and his … Read more

Jaguars defeat Colts in Jacksonville, again

Was a rough time for Matt Ryan and the Colts in Jacksonville.Image: Getty Images Maybe the Indianapolis Colts didn’t choke in their final game of the 2021 season. Most football fans wouldn’t be surprised by the Jacksonville Jaguars franchise .381 winning percentage against the Indianapolis Colts. The Jaguars became a franchise in 1995, when the … Read more

Denver relies on Javonte Williams, Melvin Gordon in run game

Javonte Williams (right)photo: Getty Images Last night, Week 1 of the 2022 NFL season wrapped up, giving us a sight we didn’t think we’d see all year: The Seattle Seahawks sitting atop the NFC West standings. Geno Smith and company gave Broncos country the business, taking down the heavy favorite by the final of 17-16. … Read more

Is new Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson’s best behind him?

This man has never received an MVP votephoto: Getty Images The odds have always been stacked higher than Russell Wilson’s 5-foot-11 frame. A decade into his NFL career, he’s vanquished the skeptics who thought he was too short to excel under center behind towering offensive linemen. Wilson’s high release which prevents defensive linemen from batting … Read more

Beware the YouTube footage of the transfer quarterback

QB Spencer Rattler transferred from Oklahoma to South Carolina in December.Image: Getty Images A change of scenery doesn’t change a player’s DNA. Coaching staffs can alter the way a quarterback is used and improve his production, but the flaws will surface under intense stress. It’s like Tim Tebow’s throwing motion. The guy could have the … Read more

NFL 2022 NFC South Preview: It’s Tom Brady’s World

Will anyone challenge Tom Brady and the Bucs?Image: Getty Images Logical outcome: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers get the jump on this division and never relent. Let’s keep it 100: The Panthers, Saints, and Falcons don’t have the cannons to match up to Tampa Bay’s gunpowder on both sides of the ball. Brady breaks Peyton Manning’s … Read more

NFL players that retired in their prime

photo: Getty Images Sanders called it a career after 10 seasons in Detroit, where he accumulated over 15,000 rushing yards and was the most electrifying running back in the NFL during the 1990s. The argument was always Barry or Emmitt Smith. Who’s better? As a kid during that era, I would never have admitted this … Read more

NFL wants refs to focus on illegal contact penalties

photo: AP It is bad enough how bold the league is about its financial goals. The NFL wants to bring in $25 billion in revenue by 2027. It has been two years since the start of the pandemic, and the league generated $11 billion per sporty. That number includes local revenue dollars. In the rod … Read more

Aaron Rodgers can win third straight NFL MVP award

Aaron Rodgersphoto: AP Aaron Rodgers can win his third straight NFL MVP this coming season. Many will scoff at this lofty notion, but there is a clear path most just don’t see. They could point to all the young gun quarterbacks in the NFL, including Joe Burrow, Justin Herbert, and Josh Allen. Others could use … Read more