Tag Archives: NFL

Tom Brady

How good can the New England Patriots be this year?

To say the New England Patriots overachieved last year would be an understatement. This feeling is shared by most people within the Patriots organization as well as the fan base. With the amount of devastating, and I mean devastating, injuries that they suffered throughout the season, it is hard to believe they were one game from reaching another Super Bowl.

Rob Gronkowski came into the season hurt and was only able to return for seven games before suffering a season ending injury.…

Roger Goodell

Top 5 reasons why Roger Goodell must resign

Based on Roger Goodell’s 39 percent approval rating, it is abundantly clear that the Commissioner of the National Football League will not be winning a popularity contest anytime soon. The various issues plaguing the league are significant and dangerous to the future of the game, and it’s time for the Commissioner to step down.

Here are the Top 5 reasons why Goodell should resign for the greater good of the sport:

1.) The decline in youth football participation – Between 2010-12, participation in Pop Warner football decreased by 9.5 percent, or nearly 24,000 children, which amounts to the largest two-year decline on record.…

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NFL should take a page from the CFL

With all of the talk and implementation of the new extra point system. It would behoove the NFL to consider adopting a scoring system that the CFL has adopted.  The single or rouge. Could you imagine Robbie Gould of the Chicago Bears winning the game on a kickoff?

This is pulled from Wikipedia in regards to how the single actually works.

“In Canadian football, a single (single point, or rouge), scoring one point, is awarded when the ball is kicked into the end zone by any legal means, other than a successful field goal, and the receiving team does not return, or kick, the ball out of its end zone.

God made the NFL

Why the NFL’s biggest problem may its own popularity

The saying goes that “any news is good news”.  But when that news becomes players, coaches and owners having legal of health issue in the offseason, could the NFL’s biggest problem be its own popularity?

It has become a widely accepted opinion that football is now the most popular sport in the United States.  Naturally, that means that news outlets are willing to publish anything that has to do with the sport.  Unfortunately, that means that things that wouldn’t interest the public (like personal issues, family problems, etc.) become important topics simply because of the popularity of the individuals involved.…

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Madden 15: It’s now or never for EA Sports

Over the years, NFL fans have made Madden what it is today and why EA Sports is releasing Madden 15 in 2014. Last year, they called it Madden 25 in honor of the 25th anniversary of the game. With not much fan fare of their first try on the new consoles, EA Sports has to deliver this time around or it could be curtains for them.

2250689-box_madden05For what now is a decade, EA Sports has had the exclusive license to be the only game developer that can make a NFL licensed video game.…