1. Chicago Bears Preview: Can You Make The Playoffs Without an Offense?

    While looking at the bad teams from last year, there seems to be a running theme: issues at the quarterback position. Last year’s Chicago Bears team was held hostage by an inept offense...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,113 reads 11 comments

  2. Baltimore Ravens Preview: The Search for a Decent Quarterback

    The Baltimore Ravens were in need of a change. Brian Billick came into Baltimore with a mission. That mission was to find a quarterback and turn the team into a Super Bowl contender...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 625 reads 4 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers Preview: Alex Smith, Shaun Hill, And J.T. O'Sullivan, Oh My!

    I was one of the suckers that thought the 49ers were going to be good last season. Fool me once, shame on me. They're not fooling me twice. Going into last year, they had a pretty good thing going on the defensive side of the ball...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 959 reads 13 comments

  4. New York Jets Preview: Playoffs Within Reach for Brett Favre and Retooled Jets

    I may not be a huge Jets fan. I may actually hate the New York Jets with a passion typically reserved for the Yankees in mid-October...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,355 reads 24 comments

  5. Kansas City Chiefs Preview: Everyone Hates the Term "Rebuilding Year"

    It wasn’t that long ago that the Chiefs were playing the Colts tough in the playoffs. Remember Ty Law keeping them in the game with those big interceptions? If they could have done anything ...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 408 reads 5 comments

  6. Oakland Raiders Preview: Bad Contracts Equal More Heartache for Raider Nation

    Raider Nation may not like me very much, but you have to respect Raider fans. They’re quite possibly the most passionate, diehard fans in the NFL. Their blind passion is enviable. While most fanbases are skeptical, they're forever optimistic...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,397 reads 62 comments

  7. Atlanta Falcons Preview: Stuck Cleaning Up Michael Vick's Mess

    I honestly feel bad for Atlanta Falcon fans. Not only were they forced to go through the Michael Vick debacle, but they had to watch whatever the heck that was thrown out there and called a football team every Sunday last season...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 814 reads 14 comments

  8. New England Patriots Preseason Week 2 Recap: The End of Matt Cassel

    It’s only preseason—thank God. Here are a few quick observations from preseason game No. 2 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Matt Cassel Dear Matt, It’s been nice working with you...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 636 reads 8 comments

  9. St. Louis Rams Preview: What The Hell Happened Last Year?

    Seriously, what the hell happened last season? I’m not going to pretend that the St. Louis Rams were good enough to compete for a Super Bowl berth last season, but they were at least good enough to compete in the NFC West...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 662 reads 2 comments

  10. Miami Dolphins Preview: The Long Road Back to Respectability

    Like their AFC East rivals the New England Patriots, the Miami Dolphins were just a game away from making history last season. Of course, it was the wrong type of history. The Miami Dolphins were historically bad last season...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 910 reads 8 comments

  11. Chinese "Women's" Gymnastics Team Way Too Young; Michael Phelps Way Too Good

    There are many things I can deal with as a sports fan. All I ask is that you don’t insult my intelligence. The Bruins are my ex-hockey team because they spent the better part of the last twenty years insulting my intelligence...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 4,808 reads 64 comments

  12. Manny Ramirez and the Mystery of the Vanishing Knee Injury

    I have to admit, I feel completely and utterly duped. I was made a fool of for almost eight years. I couldn’t be more ashamed, embarrassed, and enraged that I was once a Manny Ramirez supporter/apologist...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,447 reads 28 comments

  13. New England Patriots Preseason Week One Recap: No Brady, No Moss, No Mas!

    No Tom Brady, no Randy Moss, and no Wes Welker, yet they still make you pay full price for a preseason ticket. In what was a mostly painful game to watch, the Patriots (or at least the guys they ...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,085 reads 4 comments

  14. Brett Favre Saga Ends With Trade to New York Jets

    The following article was originally published Thursday, August 7th on Sports Central. Hell hath no fury like a Brett Favre scorned. Or something like that. Brett Favre and the Packers had a nasty, ugly, public breakup...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 2,339 reads 24 comments

  15. Sean Crowe's Top-Five Random Favorite Former New England Patriots

    I’ve always been weird about the athletes I like and don’t like. For example, everyone in Boston loves Leon Powe. For reasons I can’t explain, I hate Leon Powe. Every time he gets the ball, I’m annoyed...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,152 reads 33 comments

  16. 2008 Beijing Olympic Games: A Chance To Win Medals and Make a Difference

    Typically, I’m one of the biggest proponents of the separation of politics and sports. I don’t like the government getting involved in Roger Clemens’ steroid addiction or Bill Belichick’s penchant for hidden cameras...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 2,437 reads 6 comments

  17. Manny Being Nomar: Why the Boston Red Sox Need To Trade Manny Ramirez

    I still don’t think it’s going to happen. Manny Ramirez can complain to ESPNDeportes, Fox Sports, Sports Illustrated, CBS Sportsline, Bleacher Report, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN8 “the Ocho”...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,172 reads 7 comments

  18. Why James Posey Proves That I've Gone Soft

    The following article was originally posted Friday, July 25th on Sports Central. Maybe I'm just getting soft in my old age. Back in the day, I vilified players when they left the local teams for greener pastures...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 792 reads 5 comments

  19. NFL Power 10—Patriots, Chargers Top Preseason Power Rankings

    The problem with most power rankings is that once you get out of the top 10 it becomes next to impossible to distinguish who’s better than whom...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,806 reads 45 comments

  20. Jason Taylor Dances His Way to the Washington Redskins

    The Dolphins have traded Jason Taylor to the Washington Redskins for a second-round draft pick in 2009 and a sixth-round pick in 2010...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,428 reads 13 comments

  21. Manny Being Manny: Has Red Sox Nation Grown Tired Of Manny Ramirez?

    About a year ago, I forced myself to stop listening to local sports talk radio. For those of you who’ve never lived in Boston, it’s almost impossible to escape WEEI...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,128 reads 11 comments

  22. Why the San Diego Chargers Are Better Than the New England Patriots

    It pains me, and I mean it really pains me, to admit this. The San Diego Chargers, not the New England Patriots, are the team to beat in the AFC right now...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 2,788 reads 92 comments

  23. Brett Favre, Green Bay Packers, Tampering Vikings, and the Continuing Soap Opera

    The Brett Favre soap opera took another turn yesterday as FoxSports.com reported that the Packers have filed tampering charges against the Vikings for allegedly contacting Favre during the offseason...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 766 reads 7 comments

  24. Disowning Jeremy Jacobs' Boston Bruins: Help Me Find a New Hockey Team

    Rumors were floating around Boston last week that the honorable (cough) Jeremy Jacobs was thinking about selling the Boston Bruins. For a few seconds, I thought there was a chance I’d have my hockey team back again...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 1,289 reads 43 comments

  25. Sports Musings: Brewers Buy, Philly Brand, Old Favre, and Unwanted Bonds

    I've fallen off the sports planet over the last week due to Guitar Hero III. I made the mistake of allowing my wife to borrow the game from my sister-in-law's kids. Big mistake...

    Sean Crowe Written by Sean Crowe about over 6 years ago 647 reads 10 comments