1. Top 10 Quarterbacks Heading Into The 2010 NFL Season

    With just days remaining before the first preseason game of the 2010 NFL season, it is time to take a look at the Top 10 passers the league has to offer this year...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about almost 4 years ago 7,532 reads 139 comments

  2. Some Well-Deserved 'Positive Press' for Chad Ochocinco & Terrell Owens

    The media has to stop being so negative. At the very least, take the condescension down a notch or two. If you're a fan of professional football, by now I'm sure you're well aware ...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about 4 years ago 1,132 reads 7 comments

  3. WWE Summerslam 2010 Highlighted by Randy Orton's 'Golden Opportunity'

    August 15, 2010. Mark your calendars for what might very well become a "date of destiny". I've been very critical of the WWE's creative direction as it pertains to Randy Orton recently; ...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about 4 years ago 4,862 reads 39 comments

  4. Randy Orton: Victim of a 9-Month Creative Drought (288 Days & Counting)

    A viper trapped in a zoo-cage may be able to perform entertaining tricks for the amusement of his audience; but he would still be nevertheless, confined to excessive limitation restricting any degree of forward progress...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about 4 years ago 3,745 reads 69 comments

  5. WWE's Shameless Raw: The Danger of Burying the Viper Above Ground

    If the Ortonites can remember, there was a time in which missing an episode of Raw would have been unthinkable...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about 4 years ago 2,388 reads 31 comments

  6. Why Peyton Manning's Indianapolis Colts Need To Sign Terrell Owens Immediately

    It just needs to be done. It won't, and the team will probably be fine in spite of another missed opportunity—but sometimes you need to step out of your comfort-zone and realize ...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about 4 years ago 2,009 reads 61 comments

  7. Randy Orton Becomes WWE's Great Salesman, With Jack Swagger His Next Customer

    Next in line, please. We are proud to announce our annual "Ortified Spring Seasonal Sale". The list of past satisfied customers comprise an elite group; now looking to induct their newest member...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 1,310 reads 31 comments

  8. Randy Orton's Face-Turn: The Risks and Rewards of De-venomizing The WWE's Viper

    Tread softly. Excited about Randy Orton's "face-turn"? I'll reiterate, tread softly. On the heels of Orton's victory at Wrestlemania XXVI , the professional wrestling community has ...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 5,173 reads 27 comments

  9. WrestleMania 26 Results: Randy Orton Leaves Cody Rhodes, Ted DiBiase Broken

    Their legacy decided. At Wrestlemania XXVI, Randy Orton put down his own creation. The culmination of Rhodes and DiBiase's defiance came to a conclusion at their own expense...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 2,729 reads 17 comments

  10. Why Shawn Michaels Is Guaranteed To End Undertaker's Overrated Streak

    All good things must come to an end. That is, of course, provided that they were all that great to begin with...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 3,523 reads 44 comments

  11. WWE Sinks To a New Low With Their Portrayal of Randy Orton on Raw

    Disappointing would be putting it mildly. Perplexing might be a bit more accurate. And senseless might be more appropriate. For the first time in weeks, I was actually excited to watch Monday Night Raw...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 3,183 reads 56 comments

  12. Jay Cutler's Debut Year With The Chicago Bears: The Silver Lining Found Within

    Disappointment? I'm sure it's a word that has been both on the minds of Bears fans and on the tongues of sports-writers. After the blockbuster trade that landed Jay Cutler in Chicago last season, expectations were high...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 1,107 reads 17 comments

  13. ECW's Death Breathes Life and Greater Credibility into NXT

    Nobody was happier to see ECW go than me. From the very beginning of its incorporation into the WWE Universe, it never managed to deliver that which it promised: a new breed unleashed. Or so they said...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 889 reads 14 comments

  14. Legacy's Evolution Doesn't Warrant A Wrestlemania Match With Randy Orton

    Better late than never I suppose. But then againĀ as they say, if you're not going to do it right, might as well not do it at all. Legacy and the curious case of Cody RhodesĀ and Ted DiBiase...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 1,441 reads 38 comments

  15. The Reality of Peyton Manning's Legacy in the Wake of Super Bowl XLIV

    Has Peyton Manning reverted back to the "choke-artist" he was once labeled to be? Or has Peyton Manning simply fallen from the discussion of "greatest ever" back into the realm of simply being ...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 2,008 reads 103 comments

  16. Ryan Michael's Exclusive Interview with Vikings HOF Quarterback: Fran Tarkenton

    Fran Tarkenton: Hall of Fame quarterback turned successful businessman. What happens when you take one blue-blooded Indianapolis Colts fan and pair him up with the most legendary ...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 1,021 reads 41 comments

  17. Joe Flacco-Vince Young: Did Young Steal Flacco's First Pro-Bowl Selection?

    The Pro Bowl is supposed to be one of the greatest honors an individual player can receive. It gives recognition of performance on the football field, putting the invited individual amongst elite company...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 1,503 reads 49 comments

  18. A Flawed Criteria May Motivate Manning Extremists To Over-Glorify the Underrated

    Homerism? Obsession? Or devotion to an ideal, one which was created by the very flawed criteria we criticize? Peyton Manning has long been considered one of the finest quarterbacks in the NFL, one of the all-time greats by some accounts...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 318 reads 24 comments

  19. Ric Flair Signed with TNA Because He Was Terrified of Randy Orton

    After weeks of speculation, the real motivation behind Ric Flair's recent signing with TNA has been revealed. After Flair's final confrontation with WWE Superstar Randy Orton, he decided to cut his ties with the WWE and pursue work elsewhere...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 1,130 reads 67 comments

  20. WWE Is Not Utilizing John Cena's Full Potential: 2007 Formula To Be Tweaked?

    It struck me early in the wee hours of the AM this morning; the WWE might very well be sitting on a gold mine for which they have only struck the surface. You've seen him many times before, heck, we all have...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 1,194 reads 11 comments

  21. Randy Orton Becoming WWE Champion Can Right the Wrongs in the WWE Universe

    Destiny? With but a quick stroke of genius on the part of the WWE's creative team, they might be well on track to righting the wrongs in the WWE Universe; and increasing their PPV buy-rates while they're at it...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 2,073 reads 33 comments

  22. B/R Exclusive: Ryan Michael Talks One on One With NFP's Matt Bowen

    After having written my post-game report regarding the public's future perception of Tom Brady, I was excited when B/R administration told me that my article had been linked in Matt Bowen's post-game report for the National Football Post ...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 149 reads 7 comments

  23. Is Tom Brady's Alleged "Choke-Job" Reminiscent of Peyton Manning's in 2003?

    One and done. As excited as the Patriot Nation was for the return of their beloved hero, it only took about half a quarter of playoff football to bring their hopes and dreams to an abrupt halt...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 1,635 reads 81 comments

  24. The NFL MVP Announcement Date: Why the Lack of Information?

    Who is the 2009 NFL MVP? Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Brett Favre, Philip Rivers, or Chris Johnson? We don't know yet. When will they announce the winner of this prestigious award? Nobody seems to know; and that's a problem...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 4,981 reads 18 comments

  25. Who Will Win the NFL MVP Award?: Peyton Manning Appears Most Deserving

    It is without question, the greatest honor an individual player can earn in the National Football League. It is the Associated Press' NFL league MVP award and it is given to the absolute best player the NFL has to offer...

    Ryan Michael Written by Ryan Michael about over 4 years ago 2,755 reads 112 comments