1. Tuesday Morning Running Back, Wild-Card Edition: Sproles Shines, Birds Fly

    Don't you just love the playoffs? When you think about it, playoff games are the only games that truly matter. The first 17 weeks of the NFL season are all about getting into the exclusive end-of-season party, where many are invited but few are chosen...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 64 reads 0 comments

  2. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 17: The Coaching Carousel's In Motion

    What a difference six months makes. Within the last six months, the New York Jets have gone from a team full of renewed optimism to a team searching for answers. Although last year's season was bad, the ending to this season was far worse...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 31 reads 0 comments

  3. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 16: Playoff Implications Galore!

    Don't you love it when it come down to this? For the past 16 weeks, all NFL teams aside from the Titans, Giants, and Steelers have been fighting for playoff positions. Now it is do or die time...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 161 reads 0 comments

  4. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 15: Cowboys Dominate in Big D

    Sorry for the two-day delay. I was in the middle of final papers, but that's all behind me now. It's probably common knowledge that the Dallas Cowboys are a lot like the famous prime time soap opera that shared their city's name in the 1980s...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 139 reads 0 comments

  5. Tuesday Morning Runnning Back Week 14: Panthers Win in Cinch, Cardinals Clinch

    Q: How do you get to first place in the NFC South? A: Run my boy, run! And that's exactly what the Carolina Panthers did last night in their convincing 38-23 victory in Charlotte...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 101 reads 0 comments

  6. Tuesday Moring Running Back, Week 13: Plaxico Burress Faces the Music

    Thank God the Giants aren't missing a beat, despite Plaxico Burress continually veering off track. Just what is this guy doing at a Manhattan night club at two in the morning, two ...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  7. Matt Cassel or Tom Brady: The Choice Is Obvious

    Back in September, the Patriots season looked like it was in dire straits. Tom Brady, the team's future Hall of Fame golden boy quarterback, suffered a broken leg and was lost for the year...

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  8. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 12: Things I'm Thankful For, Like Matt Cassel

    Last year, when I was doing this column for Blogger, I complied a list of things I'm thankful for in regards to football. This year, I'd like to continue the tradition, in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 249 reads 0 comments

  9. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 11: Epics in Foxborough and Pittsburgh

    Well I guess Brett Favre has been worth every penny. At least so far anyway. For as much as it pains me to admit it, the New York Jets are sitting pretty atop the AFC East. And they did it all by themselves...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 197 reads 0 comments

  10. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 10: Vikings Do the Safety Dance

    It was quite a day in the Metrodome. The defense did something that hadn't been done in five years, and the superstar running back had quite a day. But the Vikings' win meant much more than that...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 159 reads 0 comments

  11. More Musings Of an Unemployed Wannabe Sports Journalist

    If you're wondering where "Tuesday Morning Running Back" is, it's coming. I've been side tracked by a 15-page Master's paper so I apologize for the delay. It should be up by or 1 or 2 PM tomorrow afternoon...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 184 reads 0 comments

  12. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week Nine: Steelers Humble Raiders Tumble.

    On this election day, when either John McCain of Arizona or Barack Obama of Illinois is going to be our next President, there is another big story in our nation's capital this morning...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 84 reads 0 comments

  13. Selig: He's Not My Bud!

    Do you see that man praying? He's probably praying to God that the media and Phillies fans will get off his case. Chalk up another excuse to hate Arlen "Bud" Selig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 228 reads 0 comments

  14. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week Eight: London Calling and Lions Falling

    I must admit that I'm not too keen on the idea of globalizing American sports in foreign countries. After all, most Europeans idea of a good football game is watching Manchester United and Chelsea kick a white ball around for 90 minutes...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 6 years ago 323 reads 1 comments

  15. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week Seven: No More Panning for Gold for Nolan

    If we've learned anything from the NFL season so far, it's that job security for coaches is a relative afterthought. Last night, Mike Nolan became the latest coaching casualty, joining Scott Linehan and Lane Kiffin in the unemployment line...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about almost 7 years ago 194 reads 0 comments

  16. Epilogue Of a Grieving Red Sox Fan.

    You got to hand it to the Rays. All season long the talking heads and know-it all pundits have been gushing about how great the Rays young pitching has been. Their praise was more than warranted last night...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 6 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  17. ALCS Game Seven: "Do or Die" for Garza and Lester

    I try very hard to be an optimist when it comes to sports, really, but if you take a look at the following facts you'll understand why I wrote off my beloved Red Sox off prior to Game Five of the ALCS...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 6 years ago 475 reads 0 comments

  18. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 6: Trouble In Big D And Foxborough.

    Sorry for the two day delay for this column. When you're going for a Master's degree and overwhelmed with schoolwork, it's inevitable. Anyway, I want to make one thing perfectly clear in this week's big story, Something is very wrong in Dallas...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 6 years ago 136 reads 0 comments

  19. Tuesday Morning Running Back, Week Five: Take Me Down to See the Titans!

    Way back when I was a wee little lad, there was a popular R&B group called Arrested Development that won a Best New Artist Grammy and then quickly sank into obscurity...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 6 years ago 292 reads 0 comments

  20. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 4: Favre, The Titans, and The Cardinal D.

    What a second, old man Favre did what? I didn't think he had it in him! Apparently you can teach an old dog new tricks...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 6 years ago 324 reads 0 comments

  21. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 3: Patriots Lose, Chargers Cruise.

    Here's a quick little history lesson for you. Including my time on Blogger, this is the 20th addition of Tuesday Morning Running Back during the regular season...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 6 years ago 497 reads 1 comments

  22. Tuesday Morning Running Back Week 2: Owens, Marshall and Cassel Too!

    If I had one wish, just one wish that could be granted at any time during the NFL season, I'd wish to watch the Broncos/Chargers game instead of the Patriots/Jets game on Sunday afternoon...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 6 years ago 514 reads 4 comments

  23. Tuesday Morning Running Back, Week One: The Saga Begins

    Ah, the opening weekend of football season, the one week in the season that starts with every team having the same record. It's also a time of renewed optimism...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 6 years ago 764 reads 13 comments

  24. An Open Plea To Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo: Hire Me Please!!!!

    I'd like to begin this article with a little disclaimer if I may. I'm intending for this piece to be an editorial describing how sports talk radio can be better with my presence on satellite radio and that's all...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 6 years ago 271 reads 0 comments

  25. Musings Of an Unemployed Wannabe Sports Journalist

    I guess you can call this a preview. From time to time I'll be doing these types of articles in which I comment, sometimes honestly, others times sarcastically on the world of sports and sports media...

    Dan Pieroni Written by Dan Pieroni about 6 years ago 583 reads 1 comments