1. New England Patriots Lose to Indianapolis Colts: I Blame David Thomas

    ...and I'm sure I'm not the only one. I realize that this rivalry isn't what it was last year, since neither team is playing like they have in the past, but this turned out to be a pretty close, exciting game...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 928 reads 13 comments

  2. NFL Playoff Scenarios, Volume One: Colts, Cowboys Not Playing in January

    With the September and October months behind us, it's time to start evaluating the current NFL standings and begin to humor the playoff scenarios that would exist. I will do this each and every week until the actual playoffs commence...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 1,085 reads 14 comments

  3. NFL Week Nine: Manning and Co. Playing for Their Playoff Lives

    I doubt anyone expected that this annual Week Nine matchup between the New England Patriots and the Indianapolis Colts would weigh so heavy on the shoulders of Peyton Manning and the rest of the Colts' organization...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 325 reads 6 comments

  4. Tom Brady's Knee Still in Flux After Choosing Own Doc, Patriots Not Happy

    The New England Patriots wanted Tom Brady to have his procedure done in Boston, using a doctor that they're familiar with. Tom Brady wanted to have the procedure done in Los Angeles...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 1,097 reads 10 comments

  5. Monday Night Football: Broncos Have Much More to Lose Than Patriots

    The Denver Broncos have won nine out of 12 games against the Patriots under head coach Mike Shanahan, including four of the last five. Denver has the advantage of fielding their starting quarterback, Jay Cutler...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 590 reads 17 comments

  6. NFL Week Seven Wrap-Up: Power Outage in Buffalo Leads to a Dull Charge

    First and foremost, I'd like to thank Peyton Manning, Reggie Wayne, and Marvin Harrison for making my various fantasy football teams look like whipping posts during week seven. With that being said, thank you Steven Jackson (or Dallas Cowboys' defense...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 202 reads 2 comments

  7. NFL Week Five Preview and Picks: The Early Games

    Tennessee Titans (4-0) at Baltimore Ravens (2-1) Sunday 1 p.m. ET The Titans are traveling to Baltimore to see if they can remain undefeated through five weeks...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 523 reads 1 comments

  8. NFL Power Rankings: Week Five

    Welcome to the fifth week of the 2008 NFL regular season. It is in this week when things in football begin to make sense. It is now when teams begin to separate themselves as playoff contenders...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 1,626 reads 25 comments

  9. A Tribute to Troy Brown: The NFL Needs More Folks Like You

    This morning, Troy Brown announced that his career in the NFL is officially over. Brown went to college at Marshall, where he was a major offensive weapon, averaging a touchdown on just about ...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 987 reads 43 comments

  10. NFL Power Rankings: Week Four

    No bull this week...let's get right to the rankings.Rank (Last Week) Team (Record) 1. (2) Dallas Cowboys (3-0) I know I've said in past rankings that the top spot belonged to the Giants until somebody physically took it from them...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 642 reads 16 comments

  11. How To Handle Your Patriot-filled Fantasy Football Team

    How many of you took Tom Brady with your first pick in this year's draft? How about Randy Moss? Had you ever taken a QB or WR with your first pick prior to this year? How about Wes ...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 1,083 reads 3 comments

  12. Patriots' Loss to Dolphins Cements a Refreshing Season for Patriots' Fans

    One would think after the decade Patriots' fans have had that the loss of Tom Brady and the idea of having difficulty winning the division would cause turmoil in the hearts of fans...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 445 reads 3 comments

  13. Patriots-Dolphins: Matt Cassel's First Opportunity To Fail

    If Matt Cassel had come into last week's game against the Jets and lost, he would have been excused. I don't know a single person who would have considered it a "failure" on his part...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 965 reads 7 comments

  14. Oakland Raiders vs. Buffalo Bills: The Matchup That Wasn't

    Before the season started, Bills fans and Raiders fans alike probably saw this game on the schedule and, without thinking, continued down the list of teams they'd be playing this season...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 1,342 reads 13 comments

  15. NFL Power Rankings: Week Three

    It appears as though the display of power in the first week of the season was pretty indicative of what's to come, as week two brought some similar performances...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 1,024 reads 3 comments

  16. Patriots-Jets: New York Has the Advantage on Offense

    What the Patriots Need to DoBy now, the entire football world should be briefed on the situation in New England. So what do they need to do?They need to stay calm and play Patriots football...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 447 reads 5 comments

  17. NFL Power Rankings: Week Two

    I'm glad now that I refrained from doing a power rankings piece last week. I'm sure I'd be looking at it now, scratching my head and wondering what the heck I was thinking. I'll keep this short and sweet ...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 1,260 reads 1 comments

  18. NFL Roundup: Raiders, Rodgers, Brady, and More

    Week One is officially in the books, and I think we can all agree that it wasn't what we expected. The Biggest Story Obviously, the biggest story has to be Tom Brady's season-ending injury to his knee...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 380 reads 0 comments

  19. New England Patriots Still Poised for a Super Season

    It's amazing how quickly we forget.Until last season, Tom Brady was not a quarterback known to pile up stats. He wasn't known for records or an electric passing game. He was known for winning...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 659 reads 28 comments

  20. Report: Tom Brady Out For Season

    It didn't take long for the bad news to hit Foxboro this season. In the first quarter of the first game of the 2008 campaign, the leader of the New England Patriots went down after taking a shot to the knee from Chiefs safety Bernard Pollard...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 124 reads 2 comments

  21. Cardinals-49ers: NFL Week One Preview and Picks

    In a land where football seemed dead and gone, and tradition was the only thing holding together a 53-man roster, only one person could possibly alter the future for a former dynasty...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 410 reads 2 comments

  22. NFL Players and Society: Why Can't These Guys Act Right?

    I don't know how many of you listen to ESPN Radio during the day, but I was listening to Colin Cowherd yesterday during my lunch break, and he was talking about the judgment and decision making of people in general, and how it relates to guys in the NFL..

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 722 reads 1 comments

  23. Denver Broncos @ Oakland Raiders: Preview and Picks

    This game immediately brings back a memory from last season, when Mike Shanahan called a time-out as the Raiders were kicking the game-winning field goal. The time-out resulted in a Broncos victory, and a continued familiarity with losing for the Raiders.

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 938 reads 20 comments

  24. Vikings @ Packers: Preview and Picks

    Let's be serious. This game is a test. Can Aaron Rodgers step into the shoes of a legend and perform well? Of course this one game will not make that decision, but it will most certainly do one of two things...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 770 reads 0 comments

  25. NFL Week 1 - Jets @ Dolphins Preview and Picks

    In my opinion, this is the most intriguing matchup of Week One. You've obviously got the guy that has been the talk of the summer in Brett Favre making his first regular season start as a New York Jet...

    Chris Radez Written by Chris Radez about 6 years ago 1,147 reads 4 comments