1. NFL Week 10 Picks: From New England Patriots Fans' Perspective

    It's Week 10 and we now know which teams will most likely be making the playoffs through division wins, but there are a lot of teams still out there on the wild-card bubble...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about 5 years ago 467 reads 38 comments

  2. The King is Dead, Long Live the Patriots

    The Kings of the AFC East are alive and well, the rumor of their demise has been largely fabricated. I speak of none other than the New England Patriots...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about 5 years ago 579 reads 47 comments

  3. Whose Patriots Team Is It, Brady or Belichick's?

    Considering everything that was being said about the Patriots coming into this game against the Ravens, I think the Patriots gave us some answers. The Patriots answered a lot of questions...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about 5 years ago 278 reads 11 comments

  4. NFL Week Four Picks: From New England Patriots Fans' Perspective

    It’s the fourth week of the NFL regular season, and we continue our weekly series of Patriots fans’ picks with TR, Steve Frith and Glenn Card. I thought I’d share a few thoughts on the teams that get to take the week off...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about 5 years ago 336 reads 59 comments

  5. I'm Hermatile and Planning a Patriots Fan Counter-Intervention

    It’s Tuesday, another day for the regularly scheduled PFA (Patriots Fan Anonymous) meeting at 7 p.m. always held at the local community building...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 294 reads 56 comments

  6. NFL Week One Picks: From New England Patriots Fans' Perspective

    I would like to introduce a weekly series of NFL game picks from some Patriot fans. Kicking off opening week of the NFL regular season games a couple of intrepid compatriots, TR and Glenn Card, contribute their picks and perspectives for your enjoyment...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 305 reads 72 comments

  7. My Patriots Team Will Stomp Yours Any Given Sunday

    I was going to write a politically correct NFL team-by-team analysis. I was going to try to be unbiased and point to the benefits and flaws of each team. I didn't get very far...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 544 reads 79 comments

  8. Give Me the Sanctuary of the NFL

    It’s been a tough NFL offseason for me. From the time the Super Bowl ended then through the free agency announcements and NFL draft I’ve been waiting and anticipating the beginning of the regular season games...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 173 reads 48 comments

  9. The Sports Science of Stirring the Pot

    So, here is a damn good question: How is it that when it comes to an implied affront to my sports or favorite teams I am reduced to a blithering Neanderthal? Those are the guys that went extinct and did not end up being our ancestors...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 234 reads 44 comments

  10. Patriot Fan Anonymous Members: You've Been Missing Your Meetings Lately

    I’ve been slipping lately. I haven’t been to a PFA meeting in six weeks, and the cracks are starting to show. My intervention occurred shortly after the season ended last year...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 316 reads 65 comments

  11. I Celebrated My 50th by Telling Myself, "Quit Your Whining and Get to Writing"

    I’ve written technical manuals, technical bulletins, and office memos which are devoid of opinion or humor. Since joining B/R I have written more for myself in the last nine months than I have in the previous 49 years...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 317 reads 73 comments

  12. The New England Patriots Are the Team to Beat, Again

    I’ve lived long enough to hear the words “Team to Beat” far too often. This time, again, everyone is saying it about my team, the New England Patriots...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 597 reads 45 comments

  13. The B/R Humor Page: My Top 10 Humor Writers

    Bleacher Report provides the amateur sports journalist a venue to voice their thoughts. Everyone has their favorite sports and we all tend to gravitate towards our favorite teams...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 487 reads 68 comments

  14. It's Spring, and the Patriot-Haters Are Back: It Just Makes Me Hermatile

    It happens every year. Every spring here in New England, just like the black flies that we have to endure, the Patriot-haters are out in droves. They swarm you as you comment on those great New England Patriot articles...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 1,022 reads 135 comments

  15. Not All of Life's Lessons Can Be Learned Through Sports

    Some kids specifically learn their lessons from parents and relatives; others get their mores through religion...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 463 reads 75 comments

  16. Sports and the Unimportant: The Sports Statistics

    I understand statistics and I also understand how they are used to qualify and quantify the achievements of our favorite sports, teams, players or drivers. There's sports statistics for everything...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 585 reads 22 comments

  17. Sports and the “Unimportant”: The Bleacher Seat

    If you’re not the richest fan sitting in the luxury boxes at the sporting venues, then you know me well. I’m the “unimportant” bleacher seat. My official name is something like, “Section G4 Row 23 Seat 14...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 298 reads 43 comments

  18. Sports and the "Unimportant": Baseball's Home Plate

    I’ve been thinking a lot about the rubber polygon at the apex of the baseball diamond known as home plate. The game of baseball simply revolves around this tiny stadium landmark.It is treated with both respect and disdain...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 177 reads 47 comments

  19. Manny Ramirez: You Used To Tick Me Off, Now You've Made Me Hermatile

    Manny, go ahead and tell me again. It’s just Manny being Manny. That phrase has turned out to be synonymous with “stupid is as stupid does.” Instead, now we find maybe it’s nothing more than Manny being juiced...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 138 reads 35 comments

  20. Let the Battle to Become a CBSSports.com NFL Correspondent Commence

    That’s it. The gloves are off. I’m not writing for rankings anymore. I’m not writing for laughs. I’m on a mission. Bleacher Report has announced that a vetting process is in place for 32 CBSSports...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 304 reads 42 comments

  21. Your NFL Draft Day Checklist: Game On

    The NFL Draft weekend is upon us—are you ready?We’re hours away from the second-biggest football event of the year. This weekend is of interest to rabid homers and bandwagon NFL fans alike...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 360 reads 33 comments

  22. John Madden, You Will Be Missed

    John Madden has officially announced his retirement. At 73 years of age, he has spent the better part of his life in and around football...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 142 reads 24 comments

  23. A List of Things To Do over the 11 Days Leading Up to the NFL Draft

    I have friends that fret for me every year around this time. In years past, I have been forced to take a day to go see my general medical practitioner. I even have been dragged down to see a physiologist...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 311 reads 21 comments

  24. Hero Or Villain: No Winners In The NFL Network Vs. Comcast Feud

    If Comcast and NFL Network don’t make up and come to an agreement before May 1, 2009, then the only way you’ll be able to see any of the eight scheduled NFL Network games is to subscribe to satellite provider DirecTV...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 524 reads 47 comments

  25. NASCAR Fans Have Been Earning Physics Degrees And Don't Even Know It

    There isn’t a NASCAR fan out there that doesn’t know that science is what gets their favorite drivers around a race track at 190 mph. They just might not know that science intimately...

    Glenn Card Written by Glenn Card about over 5 years ago 109 reads 5 comments