From small town Connecticut to the NFL

When you think of Windsor, a suburb of Hartford, with a population of about 30,000, you think of tobacco fields, Bart’s Drive in and it being Connecticut’s first town. Nothing all that interesting. But NFL players?

When it comes to famous names that come from Windsor you think of Oliver Ellsworth, the third Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and also a member of the Continental Congress. Or perhaps “Big Al” Anderson, former lead guitarist of NRBQ and writer of Tim McGraw’s number one hit “The Cowboy in Me”.…

Howard Cosell

10 interesting facts about the NFL

Most die-hard NFL fans know the who the highest scoring team in league history is (2013 Denver Broncos), which team has the most Super Bowl wins (Pittsburgh Steelers) and who holds the record for most sacks in a single season (Michael Strahan). But how many fans can name the QB who threw a touchdown to himself, or what happened on the November 23rd, 1970 edition of Monday Night Football? Here are 10 interesting facts about the NFL.…

Nick Foles, Kyle Orton

2014 Fantasy Football: 5 players that are way overhyped

One of the greatest dangers every year in fantasy football is drinking the kool aid or buying into the hype on certain players. Every year there are fantasy sleepers everyone refers to as sure things, yet players routinely fail to live up to expectations.

Last year we saw guys like David Wilson, Lamar Miller and even Montee Ball get ridiculously overhyped. None of them finished inside the top-20 in fantasy football at the running back position.…

Ray Rice

NFL dropped the ball on Ray Rice punishment

Baltimore Ravens all-pro running back Ray Rice will not be spending any time in jail for aggravated assault on his then fiancĂ©e Jaynay Palmer. Allowed by the court to enter a plea of not guilty and apply for a program for first-time offenders, it may clear him of charges in as few as six months. Not a bad deal, considering he knocked her out cold and was caught on tape dragging her limp body out of the elevator.…

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