The Problem With Trading Up To Draft A Quarterback

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To be successful in the NFL, you need to have a franchise quarterback. It’s not a secret, it’s not an option, it’s a necessity, and the last few Super Bowls have proved that. Instead of listing the franchises who have recently won a Super Bowl with a franchise quarterback, it’s easier to name the ones […] READ MORE


Tom Brady: The Ultimate Underdog

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On the surface, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady couldn’t be the furthest thing from an underdog. Four time Super Bowl Champion, three time Super Bowl MVP, two time NFL MVP, comeback player of the year, offensive player of the year, eleven time Pro Bowler, and three time All Pro. He holds the franchise record […] READ MORE


San Francisco 49ers Mount Rushmore

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During the month of June, the Last Word On Sports NFL department will construct a Mount Rushmore for each team. For this series, we will only consider players. Today, the San Francisco 49ers are the focus. San Francisco 49ers Mount Rushmore Joe Montana Joe Montana put the San Francisco 49ers on the map and won […] READ MORE



Do Super Bowl Rings Really Matter When Judging Quarterbacks?

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Quarterbacks are often known as the field general, and great quarterbacks are known as the game’s greatest leaders. With the great changes in the game and the evolution of the quarterback position in the NFL in the last 20-30 years, we have seen skyrocketing passing numbers, legendary performances, and many Hall of Fame careers. Which […] READ MORE


Will Peyton Manning be Regarded as the Greatest QB Ever?

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The question is, can Peyton Manning still become the greatest quarterback in NFL history? The Facts: This season’s stats: 55 Touchdowns (NFL Record) 10 Interceptions 5,477 Passing yards (NFL Record) 115.5 Passer rating Career Stats: Pass attempts 8,452 Pass completions 5,532 (2nd NFL History) Percentage 65.4 Touchdowns 491 (2nd NFL History) Passing yards 64,964 (2nd […] READ MORE


Determining the World's Most Popular Athlete: Round One – Football

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Determining the world’s most famous athlete is a difficult endeavour. There are monumental factors that would undoubtedly skew results, such as geography.  If we were to pose the question “Who is the world’s most famous athlete” to a largely North American audience, the results may include LeBron James, Tom Brady, Tiger Woods or Alex Rodriguez.  However, […] READ MORE


The Tradition of Sports and Hallowe'en Costumes

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Tonight is All Hallow’s Eve.  It’s a special night for the kids, as they get to dress up as their favourite villain or hero and collect enough candy to keep them hyper until Christmas. It’s also special for teenagers and younger adults that get to attend parties wearing a funny costume for a night.  But for the […] READ MORE