Middlekauff

By John Middlekauff In Middlekauff
Can J.J. Watt really win the MVP award? Yes he certainly could, but history is surely against him. Since 1986, the year Lawrence Taylor won the award, no defensive player has taken home the NFL MVP. Instead, it has been dominated by future HOF QB’s and RBs over the last 28 years. While not celebrated as much as QBs, the RBs in recent years have put together some amazing statistical seasons...

Harris

By John Harris In The Weekend That Was
Outside of the two early Big 12 games, the CFB weekend was dreadful, at least up until the late games. Or GAME. One game. It doesn’t always turn out this way, but the only true marquee game was THE game of the weekend. Heck, it was, arguably, the game of the YEAR. Sure, the Oct. 4 weekend was one of the craziest weekends in CFB history, but as a singular, unique football contest,...

Numerology

By Jake Langenkamp In Numerology
Line: Den -8.5 O/U: 51.5 Chargers Defensive Coordinator John Pagano’s squad didn’t hold up well against Peyton Manning in 2012, surrending 35 and 30 points in two games. In 2013, though, the Chargers allowed an average of 24 points per game to the Broncos in three contests. The Broncos averaged 39.9 points a game against all other opponents. Phillips Rivers is having an...