Surprise NFL teams for the 2015 season

The NFL offseason is in full swing and the normal cast of prospective playoff teams and underdog contenders are already being listed. For the majority of teams, going against the grain of national perception would be enough. But…

The Miami Dolphins That Might Have Been

As I watched the final minutes of the Denver Broncos win over the Miami Dolphins, I found myself thinking back to 1991, and the Washington team that won the Super Bowl that year.  They went…

Patriots Are Still Kings: AFC East Preview

One of these days, the Patriots AREN’T going to play in the AFC Championship game.  Hell, one of these days they aren’t going to win this division or even make the playoffs, but that’s not…

Football is meant to be played in the snow

You could almost hear the ghost of John Facenda’s somber basso vocce intoning “in the frozen tundra of Green Bay. . .” If you were watching a 1:00 game on Sunday, there’s a good chance…

The AFC East is the Patriots to lose. Again.

The once mighty AFC East has really fallen off.  Even the perennial Patriots aren’t quite the team they used to be, and I’m guessing only the division winner gets to the postseason this year. Predicted…