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2014 NFL Training Camp: Optimism in the air

There’s no better time of year than when the 2014 NFL Training Camps open. Coaches and players alike are telling the world that they can win Super Bowl XLVIX; all 32 of them! Optimism is in the air, and it starts next month.

The Buffalo Bills and Baltimore Ravens open their camps to rookies on July 16th. Veterans for the Ravens come in a week later while the Bills veterans will arrive on the 19th. The latest any of the 32 camps will open on the 25th.…


NFL coaches already on the hot seat

The regular season might be thirteen weeks away but I’m already firing NFL head coaches. Some may say I’m being a bit premature, but I would say to look at the NFL track record of coaching turnover and I would say that I am right on time.

During the offseason anywhere from five to eight coaches are shown the door. Here’s a few names I see as potential Black Monday targets.

Mike Smith, Atlanta Falcons: Owner Arthur Blank does not like to lose.…

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2014 NFL Predictions: The NFC South

hi-res-187696974-donald-penn-of-the-tampa-bay-buccaneers-celebtrates-his_crop_exactPredicting the NFC South is almost too easy.  The best team has the best coach and the best fans.  Let’s talk about it anyway.

They still have to play the games. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers needed a lot of help.  They had a dismal 2013 season.  The best thing that happened to them was the addition of two coaches:  Head Coach Lovie Smith, and Defensive Coordinator Leslie Frazier.  Both will bring new approaches and a new attitude to a team which needs repair in many areas.…


NFL Draft: General Managers on the hot seat

The NFL Draft is drawing closer and closer, meaning General Managers are crossing their t’s and dotting their i’s. The NFL Draft is where General Managers jobs are on the line every season. The NFL Draft is where they make their money.

They either become known for building Super Bowl Championship teams like Ozzie Newsome, Jerry Reese and John Schneider has done the past three seasons. Or they become known for drafting major NFL busts. If it’s the latter, they go on the hot seat and usually have one more shot to get the draft right.…