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Against the Spread: Early Lines for NFL Week Ten

Well, another wild weekend in the NFL has come to a conclusion with just one game on the slate of games remaining on Monday night. Another crazy Sunday means another round of injuries with the Patriots, Steelers and Packers all facing issues moving forward. Only three undefeated teams remain after the Indianapolis Colts ruined Peyton […]

Against the Spread: NFL Week Nine Picks and Predictions

Five home dogs as we get set to open the Sunday portion of the NFL regular season. There are three very interesting games this weekend that I am very interested in watching, all of which have possible playoff implications. The Green Bay Packers travel to Carolina with the outcome of this game possibly deciding NFC […]

NFL Weather Week Nine

The NFL regular season moves into the first week of November. Despite what the calendar reads, weather continues not to be a factor so far this season. Very moderate to seasonably  warm temperatures persist across much of the nation this weekend.A quick look at this morning’s weather map shows much of the country dominated by […]

NFL Week Eight Power Rankings

We have reached the half way mark in the 2015 NFL regular season. As with any year, there are some shocking surprises around the NFL. The Indianapolis Colts, Detroit Lions and San Francisco 49ers are all a complete mess. Peyton Manning has more interceptions than touchdowns but he’s lead his team to a perfect 7-0 […]

NFL Weather Week 8

Wow, is this NFL Season flying by. Here we are at the halfway point of the schedule already and the calendar has now advanced to November.  Even as we approach the second half of the season, temperatures and weather conditions have yet to play a major impact in any weekend so far this season. Week […]

Against the Spread: NFL Week Eight Picks and Predictions

And in what seems like two blinks of an eye, the NFL Regular Season has reached the mid-point of it’s season. It seems as if weeks drag on without football, but somehow seem to accelerate three times as fast once the toe hits leather and the games begin. This Sunday’s slate of games features some […]

Lovie Smith Should Not Feel Secure With the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

As a Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan since 1976, I have been treated to some pretty poor football. In the Hugh Culverhouse days, things were done on the cheap. The players were given sparse training facilities. Fans were forced to sit on hemorrhoid inducing aluminum bench seats in the old Tampa Stadium. Good players were run […]

The Tuesday Morning After: NFL Review and Reaction to Week Seven

The Arizona Cardinals have logged their fifth win of the regular season this evening over the Baltimore Ravens, winding up the final game of the seventh week of the NFL regular season. Arizona failed to cover the 10 point spread and that is where we will start this week’s rants and reaction column. The Cardinals […]

Against the Spread: Early Lines NFL Week 8

And just like that, we are approaching the middle of the NFL regular season. Actually football fans, as of this evening, we are only 103 days until Super Bowl 50. Many teams which entered the 2015 season with high expectations already have fans looking ahead to the 2016 NFL Draft. The early lines for Week […]

Rapid Response: Quick Takes From NFL Week Six

The sixth Sunday of the NFL regular season came to a close last night, and it left fans with more questions than answers around the league. What if the Miami Dolphins had made a move in the offseason to hire Dan Campbell instead of starting the year with Joe Philbin? Should Jarvis Landry be named […]

Against the Spread: Early NFL Lines Week Seven

The Philadelphia Eagles will host their divisional opponent, the New York Giants this evening on Monday Night Football to close out the Week Six schedule in the NFL. It was another wild weekend indeed. The early lines for Week Seven have been issued and if the lines are any indication, next week could be even […]

Against the Spread: NFL Week Six

This is going to be an abbreviated version of my weekly column as I am not feeling very week. Somewhere along the way I’ve managed to pick up a stomach bug and I almost didn’t write a column this morning, so here it goes. Five home dogs this week. Denver Broncos at Cleveland Browns +3.5 […]

ESPN, Do You Have Any Editors? Fact Checkers?

ESPN, the self proclaimed worldwide leader in sports has endured a rough patch in recent months. On air suspensions of personalities, defections and firings of hosts. When I was a teenager, ESPN was THE source for sports news. In recent years, the “sports” network has become way too political, just like the Weather Channel and […]

Against the Spread- Early NFL Lines Week Six

It seems as if the NFL season just started and here we are about a month away from Thanksgiving, heading into Week Six already. This is going to be a fantastic week for football. The Thursday night matchup features a great NFC South contest with the undefeated Atlanta Falcons traveling to New Orleans. If you […]

Against the Spread: NFL Picks and Predictions Week Five

The NFL starts the fifth season of the regular season this afternoon. The Indianapolis Colts kicked off week five with managing a win over the Houston Texans as veteran QB Matt Hasselbeck lead his team to a second consecutive win in as many starts for the injured Andrew Luck. Several pregame reports suggested that Hasselbeck […]

NFL Weather Week Five

The fifth Sunday of the NFL regular season gets under way in a few hours. While a change in the current weather pattern is in store for the coming week with a possible taste of winter in parts of the nation as the week progresses, the weather does not look to be a factor in […]

NFL First Quarter Report Cards

The first quarter of the NFL regular season is in the books and it’s time to hand out the first report cards of the season. As with every NFL year, there are surprises and disappointments, this year is no different. The Atlanta Falcons and New York Jets have to be considered early season surprises while […]

NFL Rumors: Coaches on the Hot Seat

The Miami Dolphins decided to part ways with head coach Joe Philbin after just four games into the 2015 regular season. Miami’s play on the field has been lackluster to say the least and there were several reports of dissension in the locker room prior to Philbin’s dismissal. Philbin will certainly not be the only […]

The Monday After- Recap and Random Thoughts after NFL Week Four

One game remains to be played on the schedule for Week Four but let’s take a quick look back at the 14 games that have been played so far. Six teams remain undefeated after the first quarter of play- Green Bay, New England, Atlanta, Denver, Cincinnati and Carolina. I’ll be discussing the chances of a […]

Against the Spread: Early NFL Lines Week Five

One contest remains on the Week Four NFL schedule, the Seattle Seahawks host the reeling Detroit Lions tonight on Monday Night Football. Seattle is a 10 point favorite with the over/under set at 43.5 points. Vegas has set the early lines for Week Five. There are five home dogs and two teams have double digit […]

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