Tag Archive: Football

Dec 02

Von Miller gives the entire AFC West a bottle of wine

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Broncos linebacker Von Miller is in the Christmas spirit, and now, so is the entire division. Via Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post, Miller sent a bottle of wine and a thank you note to every player in the AFC West, including practice-squaders and those on injured reserve. That’s nearly 300 bottles of wine. Included with …

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Dec 02

Cowboys are the prescription for the NFL’s prime-time doldrums

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For certain specific types of fever, the only prescription is more cowbell. And for the NFL’s ongoing ratings malaise, well, you know the cure. For the second straight week, a stand-alone, nationally-televised game featuring the Dallas Cowboys delivered bigly, with a season-high Thursday Night Football rating of 14.1. Via Greg Aiello of the NFL, it’s …

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Nov 22

Cowboys are Closing Gap on Patriots as the Super Bowl Faves in Vegas

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When Jay Rood who is vice president of race & sports for the MGM did review his book’s odds after winning the Super Bowl on the Sunday afternoon, this was something that many had not thought was going to happen. It was a shock in the history for the Dallas Cowboys as the favorites – …

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Nov 10

NFL is Set to Pick Up Game Pace to Draw Viewers

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With the warnings of this season about waning, the NFL is now weighing their options of driving broadcast viewers right from switching out the commercials to a tweaking the available game itself. For those players who have tried to use it before, the results has been amazing during the time. By staying on the news, …

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Nov 02

The Sports Bank.net: #8 Wisconsin Football Preview vs Northwestern Wildcats

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You could make it in the big leagues someday, kid. You got talent I tells ya, and moxie too, kid. Those two old timey borscht beltisms could apply to both the Northwestern and Wisconsin football teams in 2016. By beating the Nebraska Cornhuskers last Saturday night, the Badgers have established themselves as the de facto …

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Oct 26

NFL Announces Pro Bowl Captains

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On Monday, ESPN announced that NFL legends Tony Gonzalez, Jerome Bettis, Ray Lewis, and Charles Woodson, will be the 2017 Pro Bowl Legends Captains. Over the past three seasons, the Pro Bowl shifted to a system where captains select the players chosen, mixing stars from both conferences. This year, the game will go back to …

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Oct 20

The Landry Hat: If Tony Romo returns, will the Dallas Cowboys season implode?.

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In 2014, some didn’t think the Dallas Cowboys could win a game without quarterback Tony Romo. Now, they are afraid they won’t win a game with him. Entering the bye week with the Dallas Cowboys sitting on top of the NFC East with a record of 5 – 1 makes it’s a great time to …

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Oct 20

No Guts, No Glory: Joel Embiid warns Ben Simmons that Donald Trump will deport him

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Ben Simmons finds himself with more time on his hands than he expected after he fractured a bone in his foot. Simmons used some of this extra time to take in the Presidential Debate on Wednesday night just like the rest of us. Also like the rest of us, Simmons decided to tweet his thoughts …

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Oct 12

College Football Rankings: New Teams Emerge at the Bottom of the Rankings

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There were no notable changes in the Week 7 AP poll, so there isn’t much to talk about in that regard. What will probably generate interest are all the new squads emerging at the bottom. P.J. Fleck’s team, the Western Michigan Broncos finally entered the Top 25, falling at number 24, which didn’t really upset …

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Oct 07

NFL Swami week 5

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Thursday, October 6th Cardinals at 49ers Sunday, October 09th 1:00 PM ET Patriots at Browns 1:00 PM ET Eagles at Lions 1:00 PM ET Bears at Colts 1:00 PM ET Titans at Dolphins 1:00 PM ET Redskins at Ravens 1:00 PM ET Texans at Vikings 1:00 PM ET Jets at Steelers 4:05 PM ET Falcons …

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