Raiders Tanking 2018 Season & Could the Giants Be Joining Them?

After a slightly lackluster Week 7 performances across the league, two teams made quite a splash early in the week with shocking trades. These trades signaled to fans and analysts that these teams have given up hope for their seasons turning around and given a glimpse of what could ensure in the last days leadingContinue reading “Raiders Tanking 2018 Season & Could the Giants Be Joining Them?”

NFL OT Needs an Overhaul

Welcome to the Overreaction Monday where National Football League fans are overreacting about what happened during yesterday’s game action either negatively or positively. So let’s break down the biggest happenings. Week One of NFL action found the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns tying to start the season. And prior to Sunday’s Packers v. Vikings gameContinue reading “NFL OT Needs an Overhaul”

Jerry Jones Pushing for 18 Game Season

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is pushing for an 18 game regular season and two preseason games. Jones claims that the Cowboys studies have shown that there is a higher liklihood that players will get injured during the preseason than during the regular season. I, for one, would love to see the research that backsContinue reading “Jerry Jones Pushing for 18 Game Season”

NFL Hits Mute on Hypocritical Jerry Jones

In an effort to finally move on from the national anthem discussions, the National Football League has told Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones to stop talking about it. This comes after reports surfaced that Jones was planning on punishing any Cowboys player that didn’t participate in the national anthem, which you know drew criticism fromContinue reading “NFL Hits Mute on Hypocritical Jerry Jones”

Let’s Talk About the Wacky World of NFL Suspensions

It seems like this year there has been a slew of suspensions and as each suspension is announced I can’t help but scratch my head. The length of suspensions given the crime don’t make sense, so I’m hoping that by writing this post I’ll somehow make sense of how the National Football League decides theContinue reading “Let’s Talk About the Wacky World of NFL Suspensions”

NFL Can’t Seem to Keep Focus on the Field

The National Football League has had a major issue with keeping the focus on the field this season. First there was the lengthy legal battle with Ezekiel Elliott (update: Elliott has come to his senses and taken the suspension). Then there was the whole President/kneeling situation that went on for far too long. Then NFLContinue reading “NFL Can’t Seem to Keep Focus on the Field”

The Longer the Elliot Case Drags On, the More Harm it Brings the Cowboys

News broke late last night that a federal judge had thrown out Ezekiel Elliott’s injunction thus reinstating his six game suspension, but Elliott had 24 hours to file an appeal. So for a few hours last night and this morning, it looked like Elliott would serve his suspension and be back with the Dallas CowboysContinue reading “The Longer the Elliot Case Drags On, the More Harm it Brings the Cowboys”

NFL Gearing Up for Another Lengthy Legal Battle

Just when you thought that the Ezekiel Elliott suspension case was dying down, the flames have flared again with talk of a settlement making it’s way across the Twitter verse this morning. And I know this case is a little hard to follow, so before we jump into the most recent development of the caseContinue reading “NFL Gearing Up for Another Lengthy Legal Battle”

Another Installment of Politics Interfering with Professional Sports

Just when you thought that the President of the United States would start focusing on more important issues than professional athletes exercising their right to protest, the flames get fanned yet again by Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones stating that any Cowboy that protests the anthem will be benched (and 45 was VERY happy aboutContinue reading “Another Installment of Politics Interfering with Professional Sports”

Is Ezekiel Elliott Ready to be NFL’s Next Deflategateesque Saga?

When the news broke that the National Football League was suspending Ezekiel Elliott for six games because of allegations of assault of a former girlfriend, pundits everywhere seem to agree that Elliott would not serve any of his suspension during the 2017-18 season. And finally U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant granted Elliott and the NFLPAContinue reading “Is Ezekiel Elliott Ready to be NFL’s Next Deflategateesque Saga?”