The NFL Power Shift

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Between 1997 and 2008 we witnessed the AFC win nine of a total 12 Super Bowl’s. There was no doubt who the superior conference was.  For a couple of  years in the mid-2000’s it even seemed like a given that the real Super Bowl was the AFC Championship game and the actual title was just […] READ MORE


NFC South Preview: Carolina Panthers Poised to Take a Step Forward

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Earlier this week I started my NFL previews.  I got things rolling with the NFC South, and began with the New Orleans Saints, and Atlanta Falcons.  Today, I move on to the Carolina Panthers. Oftentimes in the NFL people like to predict incremental growth for teams based on the recent past.  They see a weak […] READ MORE


Thomas Davis to Make NFL History?

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Most NFL fans know about Jon Beason’s injury last year, which proved a major blow to Carolina’s defense.  Ultimately the Panthers finished with a miserable 27th-ranked overall defense last year. Jon Beason, who plays MLB for the Carolina Panthers, is an all-pro linebacker who is an all-around great football player. But do you know about Thomas […] READ MORE


The Trouble With Twitter: Nate Burleson and the Patriots

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Last Friday morning, we learned why social media can be a nasty thing. On Friday, a fake Twitter account pretending to be CBS NFL reporter Jason La Canfora, published information that was found later to not be true. This person tweeted that wide receiver Nate Burleson had been traded to the Patriots and in exchange […] READ MORE


NFL QB's War of Words!

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The title may be a bit dramatic, but Cam Newton and Alex Smith are definitely involved in a spat. And, to make matters worth, a bunch of NFL players are involved in this war on Twitter, including Panthers’ Jon Beason and Thomas Davis and 49ers’ linebacker Patrick Willis, just to name a few. It all […] READ MORE


Pro Bowl: Will It Stay or Will It Go?

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Ever since January 15, 1939, the NFL in some way or another has held a Pro Bowl-type game after the conclusion of the regular season (with the exception of 1943-1950). Unfortunately, due to lack of real effort, there’s a real good chance that the Pro Bowl becomes cancelled at the conclusion of this coming season. If […] READ MORE


Cam Newton – The Best Rookie to Ever Play?

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  “With the 1st pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Carolina Panthers, select Cam Newton, Quarterback, Auburn.”  The legacy was born A uniquely gifted quarterback, who possesses both passing and rushing skills was drafted into the league by its then bottom-dwellers, the Carolina Panthers. Cam Newton was sensational during his only year at Auburn, which […] READ MORE


Rematch of the Harbaugh bowl?

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  Thursday November 24, 2011, and it’s American Thanksgiving. The San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens are both warming up inside the M&T Bank Stadium. This game pitted two teams against each other that were quite similar in many aspects of the game. Both teams have outstanding defences which are equipped with all-pro middle […] READ MORE