NBC’s broadcast of Thursday night’s NFL Kicko

NBC’s broadcast of Thursday night’s NFL Kickoff Game drew a big crowd, but the turnout was down considerably compared to the year ago results. According to Nielsen live plus same day data, Kansas City’s shocking rout of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots averaged 21.8 million TV viewers, down 13% compared to the 25.2…

A NFL coach is one of the most high profile p

A NFL coach is one of the most high profile positions in sports. Coaches are shown on television and get quoted in the newspapers. Even assistant coaches are in the spotlight. But there are no set criteria to getting hired. You simply have to impress the owner, general manager or head coach with your ability…

The Cardinals need to keep Newton in the pock

The Cardinals need to keep Newton in the pocket while forcing him to throw before he wants to. That’s mainly the job of Calais Campbell (93) and Dwight Freeney (54), a pair of solid and wise veterans. But getting a surge up the middle is extremely difficult against All Pro center Ryan Kalil (67) and…

“People aren’t troubled about the NFL coming

“People aren’t troubled about the NFL coming but there’s a big asterisk that they have to be assured the CFL is going to continue to live,” Bibby said. “To come in and just be triumphant about the fact that ‘We’re going to bring the NFL to Canada, three cheers you should all be excited,’ isn’t…

I got plenty of mailbag questions this week.

I got plenty of mailbag questions this week. Perhaps the closeness some of these players at Virginia Tech had toJerod Evans, Bucky HodgesandIsaiah Fordwill give them a personal anecdote of what could potentially happen if you go pro early and aren’t as well regarded as initially thought. But overall, the number of underclassmen leaving early…

Ham scored on the next play to put the Viking

Ham scored on the next play to put the Vikings up for good at 10 3.had a good game, Keenum said. With Reiff headed for Minnesota and Larry Warford signing with New Orleans, the Lions made a move to bolster their offensive line in acquiring former Wisconsin tackle Rick Wagner, a former fifth round pick…

The pulverized the by scoring a franchise rec

The pulverized the by scoring a franchise record 57 points in their demolition of the Titans. I don’t think it’s the stage for protests, I’m sorry.”. Hes a sharp young man, very bright, Getsy said. He now sits behind Rodd Woodson (12), Darren Sharper (11) and Charles Woodson (11).my idol. Add to that a lot…

We call this a sport? We are a nation of obes

We call this a sport? We are a nation of obese couch potatoes who sit in front of the TV eating, drinking, cheering, booing, and swearing as obscenely bulked up men smash repeatedly into one another. Tight ends. After claiming the starting role over Gerhart midway through last season, Robinson has established himself as a…

All of the above is amplified when the patien

All of the above is amplified when the patients are children.Fans are accustomed to the entertainment factor associated with seeing NFL players aggressively crash into each other. The Panthers control the ball looking to burn clock as the fourth quarter begins, but they give it back to Seattle as the drive stalls. And the confusing…

Starters part of the game. He admitted at the

Starters part of the game. He admitted at the NFL Scouting Combine that it would be an adjustment after playing in 4 3 defenses. A broker Chicago sports ticket offer you tickets over a phone call or at a few clicks on the internet. If those first three picks pan out a big if, of…