Tag Archive: NFL

Sep 01

Chris Peppas: Nelson’s shoes not that easily filled

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The Green Bay Packers, who have won four consecutive NFC North crowns, have stacked those successes with a simple philosophy: Next Man Up. That mantra will be put to the test in a big way after Sunday afternoon’s 24-19 preseason loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. http://www.examiner.com/article/nelson-s-shoes-not-that-easily-filled

Aug 30

2015 NFL SWAMI – Week One

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While this is a competition, remember to keep it fun for all playing. For those of you new to Swami, a little background, to the seasoned vets get your Swami game faces on. 1. Picks MUST be in BEFORE kickoff of the first Sunday Game. Since the NFL is playing games on EVERY Thursday Night, …

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Aug 27

Jeff Pearlman: We are the bad guys

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That’s me. With a Rainbow Records T-shirt and a bowl of Cheerios. I’m a bad guy. Wait. Maybe I’m not a bad guy today. I have a wife, two kids, a cool job, a beautiful life. But what if something sets me off? My neighbor kills my dog. A teacher makes my son feel like …

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Aug 19

Who will win the NFC South?

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They didn’t have a team above .500 last year. They didn’t even have a team at 8-8 in 2014. In 2015, then, it’s no surprise that the NFC South presents one of the most confusing and confounding collections of teams in the league. So who will win the division? That’s the topic of Wednesday’s Pro …

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Aug 12

Does Goodell have full authority to settle Brady case on his own?

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Judge Richard M. Berman has directed Commissioner Roger Goodell and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to attend Wednesday’s proceedings in court, which will include both a settlement conference and, if the case isn’t settled, oral arguments on the merits of whether Brady’s suspension should be upheld or scrapped. Ostensibly, Goodell and Brady possess the ultimate authority …

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Aug 12

NFL wants to make Super Bowl media day a prime time event

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Super Bowl media day stopped being about the media a decade or so ago, if not longer. But for some reason, people have been interested enough in the clown show to buy tickets to see it, so naturally the NFL wants to expand it to an actual circus to make more money off it. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/category/rumor-mill/

Aug 11

The Landry Hat: Dallas Cowboys: Former player calls Darren McFadden ‘walking glass’

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The hottest topic in the NFL right now might just be who will start at running back for the Dallas Cowboys this season. With the loss of the league’s leading rusher from last year, DeMarco Murray this offseason due to free agency, the Cowboys are trying to fill that void with players like Joseph Randle, …

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Aug 11

Member Spotlight — y0ur creepy uncle

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Thanks for your time in doing the Spotlight! It was fun getting to know you better. 1. What is your favorite sport, and why? Soccer. It is a strategic game, AND I like being faster than everyone else on the team. http://forums.sportsjabber.net/sjforums/showthread.php?t=158048

Aug 03

Mortensen talks 11-of-12 footballs report on ESPN Radio

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On Friday, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen bailed on an interview with WEEI aimed at addressing the delayed firestorm regarding his report that 11 of 12 footballs used by the Patriots in the first half of the AFC Championship were two pounds under the minimum allowable inflation of 12.5 PSI. On Monday, Mort appeared on ESPN Radio’s …

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Aug 03

Giving Christmas 2015

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I know it is August and that means the last thing you are likely thinking about right now is Christmas, but every year hundreds of charities start work for the holiday season at this time. This year SJ has the pleasure of sponsoring one of those awesome charities! We’d like to help these guys reach …

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