What is Dallas doing?

The Cowboys are apparently “America’s Team” but their lack of success all those years before Dak Prescott has always made me wonder what the hell were people thinking. Once Prescott became the starter over Tony Romo in 2016, and Ezekiel Elliott replaced Demarco Murray, the Cowboys made it to the playoffs as the number one seed. Amazing, huh? Continue reading “What is Dallas doing?”

Brady & Belichick versus Wade Phillips

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Wade Phillips has been coaching in the NFL for a LONG time.  Phillips has been a defensive coordinator for 8 teams in the NFL (including Denver twice) since 1981, and has been coaching in the NFL since 1976.  The current Rams DC best accomplishment was being the defensive coordinator of the Super Bowl Champion Denver Broncos in 2015, who had one of the stingiest defenses in the history of the modern NFL. Continue reading “Brady & Belichick versus Wade Phillips”

What winning a conference title on the road means in the Super Bowl

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For the first time since the 2012 season, the Super Bowl will feature two teams that won their respective conference championships on the road.

Super Bowl LIII will be the second time in the 21st century the road team in each conference championship game will face off for the Lombardi Trophy.

This made me want to do a bit more digging.  In general, how successful are teams that were on the road and won their conference championship in the Super Bowl?

The answer? Very. Continue reading “What winning a conference title on the road means in the Super Bowl”

3-point underdog wins AFC Championship Game

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The QB is too old

The coach is past his prime

Gronk is done

Not enough weapons

The defense is AWFUL

Sony Michel? “He sucks! He blows!” (link)

Kyle Van Noy? “You suck. And if it wasn’t for this team you’d be covering punts in Detroit. You suck!” (link)

2018 Draft? “Bill Belichick’s moves could pay off down the line, but it’s hard to get excited now.” (link)

Well folks, those are just a few of the superlatives used to describe your 2018 AFC Champions. Continue reading “3-point underdog wins AFC Championship Game”

Conference Championship Game Predictions

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Well here we are, conference championship Sunday.

After the home team won each game in the divisional round, each conference championship will feature the 1 and 2 seeds in each respective conference.

New England at Kansas City.

Los Angeles at New Orleans.

Each conference championship game will be a rematch from the regular season, so lets recap those games before going into predictions.

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Divisional Round Predictions

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You thought you got rid of us! As Lee Corso once said: not so fast!

Fredy and I are back to make our divisional round picks.  Now don’t worry, you can find our original picks for the entire playoffs here (congrats to Fredy for going 2-2), and feel free to hold us accountable to those once the playoffs are over.

However, we asked the people if they wanted us to make picks for the divisional round….

And 13 of you said yes! I’m guessing Kerm and his burner account were the two no votes, but haters gonna hate; Fredy and I are here to give the people what they REALLY want!

Here we go, folks Continue reading “Divisional Round Predictions”