1. Tim Hightower: Why Redskins RB's Bold Prediction Is Good News for Washington

    Flashback to the movie Top Gun : Viper : In case some of you are wondering who the best is, they are up here on this plaque. Do you think your name will be on that plaque? Maverick : Yes sir...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 957 reads 6 comments

  2. Miami Dolphins: Fins' Problems Go Far Beyond Chad Henne's Injury

    There is no truth to the rumor that Jimmy Buffett will be named the new head coach of the Miami Dolphins after the bye week. It wouldn't be all that bad if he was. Jimmy's certainly not clueless and he'd probably be an upgrade over Tony Sparano...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 655 reads 13 comments

  3. Indianapolis Colts: Why Curtis Painter Proved He Is Indy's Best QB Option

    With the season heading south rapidly for the Indianapolis Colts, Curtis Painter was thrown right into the Monday Night fire in Tampa with a bunch of young, sack-hungry Buccaneer linemen eyeballing him with bad intentions...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 1,088 reads 3 comments

  4. Tony Romo: Chris Cooley, Deion Sanders Taking Shots, Are They Justified?

    There is a real problem in the Big D. Tony Romo simply cannot figure out who he is. Is Tony Romo a hero, who sometimes morphs into a goat? Or is he a goat who simply does heroic things every so often? Enquiring minds want to know...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 861 reads 9 comments

  5. New Orleans Saints: Why Mercedes Benz Makeover Is a Complete Farce

    The work begins today, they're going to erect a giant Mercedes Benz hood ornament up there on the top of the Superdome, in New Orleans where there are no streets like Bourbon and no quarters like the French Quarter...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 713 reads 2 comments

  6. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Show Their Split Personality in Nail Biter Win over Colts

    Warning: this 2011 version of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is not for the faint of heart or the impatient. This 2011 version of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has a split personality; there are the good Buccaneers and the, well, not-so-good Buccaneers...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 591 reads 7 comments

  7. Green Bay Packers: Why the Pack Have NFL's Best Shot at 16-0

    Sure, it's way too early. Way too early to talk 16-0, but at this point, it's not that hard. Four weeks in and the NFL is down to two unbeatens, both in the same division. It's not the least bit surprising to find Green Bay 4-0...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 500 reads 0 comments

  8. Philadelphia Eagles: Why Defense, Not Michael Vick, Is the Biggest Problem

    The dream has quickly faded. Four games, one win. Not exactly how Philly fans envisioned the first quarter of their NFL season. It's four down, 12 to go. For the Eagles , it will take nine wins in 12 games to get to double-digits...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 1,528 reads 12 comments

  9. Ben Roethlisberger: Why Steelers Will Never Make Super Bowl with Dreadful O-Line

    Right about now, there may be just a hint of panic in the streets of Pittsburgh. The Steelers are 2-2 and that big guy on crutches looks a helluva lot like Ben Roethlisberger ...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 1,014 reads 22 comments

  10. Calvin Johnson: How Detroit Lions WR Made Cris Carter Look Really Bad

    There's an easy explanation for that gross, gulping sound they're hearing in the studios at ESPN. That's Cris Carter being force-fed about 10 pounds of humble pie. This just in: It doesn't taste good and it's going down with difficulty...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 3,835 reads 30 comments

  11. Miami Dolphins: Why Coach Tony Sparano Should Pack His Bags Now

    File this one under "the obvious understatement of the day." Tony Sparano is a goner in Miami. It's not a question of if—it's simply a matter of when...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 1,685 reads 29 comments

  12. Lions vs. Cowboys: Why Detroit Is Far from the Joke It Used to Be

    " We're talking a disaster of biblical proportions" "Biblical?" "Yes, Old Testament, real wrath-of-God type stuff. Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies; Rivers and seas boiling! Forty years of darkness...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 886 reads 5 comments

  13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Need Freeman's Best to Make It a Memorable Monday Night

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be staring opportunity in the eye Monday night. It's there for them, these Indianapolis Colts without Peyton Manning , these 0-3 Colts, these Colts who have basically been left for dead-in-the-water...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 963 reads 10 comments

  14. Curtis Painter May Be Indianapolis Colts' Starting QB, but Does It Matter?

    It's not official yet, but all signs are pointing to Curtis Painter as the Colts starting quarterback for Monday Night Football. The Colts themselves have this shrouded with the cop-out slogan "situation to be determined...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 1,040 reads 4 comments

  15. Bob Sanders: Did Chargers Safety Prove You Can't Play Recklessly?

    There comes a time in every NFL player's career when his body simply says, "no mas." It can be a very difficult situation to come to terms with, not too many players pull a Barry Sanders and walk away in their prime...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 2,777 reads 1 comments

  16. Marques Colston: Does the Fast-Healing WR Make New Orleans an Elite Team?

    Before we delve into the value of Marques Colston to the New Orleans Saints , there's a little matter of figuring out the mixed smoke signals sent up by Coach Sean Payton this week...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 538 reads 2 comments

  17. Why Running Back Steve Slaton Signing with Miami Is Bad News for Reggie Bush

    That smell emanating out of Miami is not dead fish, or dead Dolphin for that matter. It's the smell of desperation. Faster than you can say, "We're 0-3," the Miami Dolphins plucked running back Steve Slaton off the waiver wire...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 1,980 reads 6 comments

  18. Brian Orakpo: Why LB Should Worry Less About Tony Romo, More About St. Louis

    Brian Orakpo really needs to let this one go. Someone needs to tell the Big "O" that it's time to let go of Tony Romo 's ribs. If he insists on talking about ribs, then perhaps he should be figuring out where to go in St...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 538 reads 17 comments

  19. Calvin Johnson: Why Defenses Don't Have a Prayer Against Lions WR

    Suffice to say that Calvin Johnson puts the "Mega" in Megatron . If he hasn't victimized your team's defense yet, consider yourselves lucky. Megatron is on his way to a city near you...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 1,274 reads 8 comments

  20. Tom Brady: Does Patriots QB Target Wes Welker at Expense of Others?

    Woody Hayes once said that when you pass the football, "three things can happen, and two of them are bad." Tom Brady doesn't care. Brady's got the football in the air so often this year, it might be tempted to grow feathers...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 1,850 reads 33 comments

  21. Aaron Curry Trade Rumors: What Can Seahawks Get for Disappointing LB?

    In a lot of ways, the NFL is like a continent with stable countries but it also has its share of Banana Republics. It is within those Banana Republics that every so often you get the standard "regime change...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 3,468 reads 28 comments

  22. Philadelphia Eagles: Has Dream Team Turned into an NFL Nightmare?

    One and two starts never sit well with anyone unless you start 0-3, so up in Philly there's still plenty of hope to go around, but this "Dream Team" business has about run its course...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 2,323 reads 15 comments

  23. Dallas Cowboys: Is America's Team the Sorest Winner in Sports?

    Imagine this possible phone conversation between Dallas owner Jerry Jones and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: JJ: Hey, Rog, how ya'll doing up there today? RG: We're fine Jerry, we're up to our necks in it, but it's business as usual...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 3,589 reads 81 comments

  24. Chad Henne More Talented Than Mark Sanchez: Is Jason Taylor Nuts?

    Here's one you probably haven't heard: "I saw a kid in New York, Mark Sanchez , who is young. I don't think he's as talented as Chad Henne...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 938 reads 21 comments

  25. Cincinnati Bengals: Replacing Cedric Benson with Larry Johnson Is Sideways Move

    Before you consider the latest news and excitement coming from inside the Cincinnati Bengals camp, please answer the following: The Cincinnati Bengals are lousy because: A: Ownership is clueless...

    Tom Edrington Written by Tom Edrington about 6 years ago 599 reads 0 comments