1. Starving for Playmakers: The Patriots Need More Bacon and Less Fiber

    In the scant few days since the 2010 draftgasm that was, Patriots fans are left with that familiar feeling of dissatisfaction...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about over 4 years ago 1,311 reads 42 comments

  2. Memo To Patriots Coach Bill Belichick on the NFL Draft: Don't Trade Down, Please

    Hey Bill, I'm sure you're crazy busy this time of year, so I'll keep this short. Of late, you've had this propensity for trading down in the draft to acquire picks. A pretty solid plan in the past, but I'm begging you to stop it...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about over 4 years ago 565 reads 19 comments

  3. AFC South FIGHT CLUB: Coaches Edition

    Projections, previews and predictions are all great things. When awaiting the slow approach of football season, they are almost sacred in how they sustain us and save us from the drab inundation of 4-hour baseball games...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 396 reads 9 comments

  4. Are You There God? It's Me, Casey Clausen...

    Let me get a couple of things on the table: I’m not a diehard. I do pull for teams or storylines, but I don’t bleed certain colors, and I don’t feel particularly compelled to attend sporting events...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 2,081 reads 12 comments

  5. Feel the Burn: High Impact Players for the '09 Patriots

    With Tom Brady's return to the starting lineup, the Patriots are instant contenders for this year's Super Bowl. Beyond the usual stars contributing to a playoff run, the following 5 players will have a significant impact on the success of the team...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 380 reads 5 comments

  6. Patriot Concern: Replacing Rodney Harrison

    As a player, Rodney Harrison could never be confused as a Mister Congeniality candidate. Often times, his physical and sometimes dirty play incurred the wrath of opponents and hyper-sensitive broadcasters...

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  7. Letting Characters from Hollywood Predict the NFC East

    When prognosticating, many presume that unlocking the code of predictionary success is delved from a combination of science + wisdom + logic. Sadly, this is not so...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 439 reads 14 comments

  8. Is Vince Young the NFL's Version of Britney Spears?

    Over the past year, there have been many detractors lamenting the flaws of Vince Young. From his attitude, to his fragility, all the way to his intelligence, there has been no shortage ...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 472 reads 7 comments

  9. Ed Orgeron's Essence Key to Tennessee Volunteer Success

    Of all the talent migrating into Knoxville, the most impressive “get” this offseason was the crazy Cajun himself, Ed Orgeron. No ordinary coach, Orgeron is a one-man stimulus plan...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 573 reads 15 comments

  10. The Tim Tebow Movie: Five Actors To Portray No. 15

    Already a collegiate icon, Tim Tebow is fast approaching the Chuck Norris and Jack Bauer zone of anything is possible...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 2,767 reads 32 comments

  11. Best of Times Or Worst Of Times? Titan's '09 Will Be Somewhere Between

    At the conclusion of each season, every team begins a transformation process brought on by the importing and exporting of free agents, coaches, and incoming collegiate players...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 145 reads 0 comments

  12. Come With Me If You Want To Win: Jeff Fisher's Titan Salvation

    My admiration and appreciation of the Titans begins and ends with head coach Jeff Fisher. In a turbulent period marred by team executives with itchy trigger fingers, Fisher has been ...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 106 reads 2 comments

  13. Understanding Jeff Fisher's Wrinkles: Tennessee Titans' '09 Roster Breakdown

    When a team’s biggest offseason storyline is the departure of a franchise defensive tackle and it's innovative defensive coordinator, then it probably wasn’t the most serene spring...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 544 reads 12 comments

  14. AFC East to Be Ultra-Competitive in '09...Not

    Any proclamations of a competitive AFC East have been greatly exaggerated. In a universe where Matt Cassel pilots the New England Patriot offense, this would be a perfectly reasonable sentiment...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 271 reads 52 comments

  15. I'll Never Let Go, Tom Brady: My Love Affair with the '01 Patriots

    I vividly remember the moment anytime the glorious scent of donuts strikes my nose. I was in college and my friends and I were putting the finishing touches on a modest pregame spread to celebrate what appeared to be a mismatched Super Bowl...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 304 reads 0 comments

  16. The Mother of All Interviews: 20 Questions With Cortland Finnegan

    One of the key cogs in last year’s suffocating Titan defense was cornerback Cortland Finnegan. After emerging from the depths of the 2006 draft, Finnegan has provided the Titans ...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 335 reads 4 comments

  17. Tennessee Titans Tackle a Revitalized AFC South

    In years past, the AFC South was defined by the Colts and the expansive gap between them and the other teams. In 2009 though, this dynamic shifted as the Titans ran away with the division crown after unforeseen stumbles by the Colts and Jaguars...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about 5 years ago 183 reads 0 comments

  18. The End of the Georgia-Florida Cocktail Party?

    What will become of Georgia and Florida’s annual autumnal clash? Self-preservation dictates that Georgia must decline extending their contract with Jacksonville as host of the “World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about over 5 years ago 576 reads 57 comments

  19. The Once and Future Tennessee Volunteer QB

    Like a fresh whiff of morning breath, most Tennessee fans are finding themselves smacked in the face with the unpleasant news of would-be QB contender B.J. Coleman’s transfer...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about over 5 years ago 696 reads 6 comments

  20. Tennessee Volunteers To Watch in The 2009 NFL Draft

    While Tennessee’s representation in this year’s draft may be a little lighter than past years, Robert Ayers leads a handful of Vols that should end up professionally and gainfully employed come the end of April...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about over 5 years ago 302 reads 2 comments

  21. On The Clock: Drafting With The Detroit Lions

    The Lions enter this year's draft at a crossroads. Actually, not really. It’s just another draft, where they will have a high pick...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about over 5 years ago 471 reads 18 comments

  22. NFL Draft Studs and Duds

    Each year, NFL executives are met with the ultimate crapshoot when faced with the drafting of college players. Mistakes can submarine a franchise's direction for several years, while successful gambles can set up an organization for an entire decade...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about over 5 years ago 1,183 reads 35 comments

  23. Tennessee's Quarterback Question: B.J. Coleman or Jonathan Crompton?

    With the whirlwind of change and improvement Lane Kiffin has ushered into Knoxville, the biggest question he will encounter is one he may not be able to answer immediately...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about over 5 years ago 2,140 reads 46 comments

  24. Alabama Unveils Racy New Recruiting Strategy

    Developing story out of Tuscaloosa...The recruiting world is atwitter with the latest volley lobbed in the battle of SEC recruiting...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about over 5 years ago 3,085 reads 16 comments

  25. Delving Deep into the Logic Behind the Anti Lane Kiffin Movement

    If Court TV has taught us anything, it is that a deviant’s crime is often symptomatic of a larger problem. The actual crime is merely a manifestation of a deeper-rooted problem...

    Knox McCoy Written by Knox McCoy about over 5 years ago 1,523 reads 16 comments