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2017 NFL Draft: Reviewing Illinois DE Dawuane Smoot

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My journey through the 2017 NFL Draft class began a few weeks ago, and after looking at countless offensive and defensive line prospects, two things became clear. This might be the weakest offensive tackle class in recent memory, though there are some intriguing prospects. ...

Texans-Raiders Rematch: Why A Win Means Nothing For Houston

Texans Raiders Rematch: Why a Win Means Nothing
Today the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders square off at NRG Stadium for the weekend's first playoff game. Both teams have lost all of their steam and are not expected to contend for a Super Bowl, but for very different reasons. The Raiders had their best...

Can Tom Savage Salvage The Houston Texans’ Season?

Tom Savage
It's very rare in sports to have a single decision change a team's story for the entire season. This past Sunday confirmed what even the most optimistic Houston Texans fans were holding out hope for, that Brock Osweiler is not talented enough to be...

What To Expect When You’re Expecting…To Lose: Texans @ Raiders Preview

What To Expect When You're Expecting...To Lose: Texans @ Raiders Preview
The Silver and Black, The Nation, The Men in Black, America’s Most Wanted, Spikey McPokeys, The Scary Larrys. These are just some of the nicknames given to one of the NFL's most historic franchises, the Oakland Raiders. The Raiders and the Houston Texans face off...

NFL 2016 Week 11 Picks Against The Spread

NFL Week 11 Picks Against The Spread
Welcome to the Week 11 edition of NFL picks against the spread. While this is the first time I am putting these picks out into the world, I plan on doing this every week as we move through the rest of the NFL season,...

Texans – Jaguars Preview: When The Hype Trains Collide

Texans Jaguars Preview: When Hype Trains Collide 1
Freight, monorail, Maglev, high speed rail, choo choo; these are all different types of trains. All these trains move people or different cargo, but there’s a special type of train that moves feelings and, in my experience, these are the most deadly trains. We’ve all...

It’s A Matter Of When Ezekiel Elliott Shatters Eric Dickerson’s Rookie Record, Not If

Elliott Will Shatter Dickerson's Rookie Rushing Record
Eric Dickerson initially laughed off the thought of Dallas Cowboys rookie running back and all-around beast, Ezekiel Elliott, breaking his 1983 rookie rushing record (1,808). But Elliott changed Dickerson's tune, and has defensive coordinators around the NFL wondering how to slow him down. Ezekiel Elliott totaled an unsatisfying 134 yards after...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Add Ex-Eagles Wide Receiver

Buccaneers Add Ex-Eagles Wide Receiver
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers decided to give Jameis Winston some help today, signing ex-Eagles wide receiver Josh Huff to their practice squad. Huff, who was released just a week ago by the Philadelphia Eagles, had just 13 receptions for 72 yards through his first 7...

Andy Reid Announces His Starting Quarterback

Andy Reid Announces His Starting Quarterback
Despite earning a close win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday with Nick Foles starting at quarterback, the Kansas City Chiefs announced today that Alex Smith will start next week against the Carolina Panthers. Smith suffered a concussion in the Chiefs week 8 game against...

New York Jets Fear Quarterback Geno Smith Has Torn ACL

New York Jets Fear Quarterback Geno Smith Has Torn ACL
The life of Geno Smith is a crazy one. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/790604023560888320 Poor Geno, man. Seriously. This is a guy who's had his jaw punched/broken and had to endure a season's worth of praise directed at Ryan Fitzpatrick ahead of him last year. That's tough cookies for anyone. It...

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2017 NBA Playoffs: Rd. 1 Western Conference Predictions

2017 NBA Playoffs: Rd. 1 Western Conference Predictions 1
Often referred to as the better of the two NBA conferences, the West possesses some of the...

2017 NBA Playoffs: Rd. 1 Eastern Conference Predictions

2017 NBA Playoffs: Rd. 1 Eastern Conference Predictions
The 82-game NBA regular season has concluded, and it is now finally playoff time. Personally, I look...

2017 NFL Draft: Scouting Notre Dame QB DeShone Kizer

There has been a lot of talk about how weak this year's quarterback class is. Between Clemson's...

2017 NFL Draft: Scouting Florida CB Quincy Wilson

Like his University of Florida teammate Teez Tabor, cornerback Quincy Wilson has been on an interesting road...

2017 NFL Draft: Scouting Kansas State EDGE Jordan Willis

With 11.5 sacks in 2016 for Kansas State, defensive end Jordan Willis cemented himself as a legitimate...

2017 NFL Draft: Scouting Ohio DE Tarell Basham

An incredibly productive edge rusher for Ohio University, defensive end Tarell Basham possesses many of the tools...

2017 NFL Draft: Kevin Brady’s Position Rankings 1.0

Now with the combine over and with and we sit with just over 30 days until the...

2017 NFL Draft: Scouting Florida State OL Roderick Johnson

While I do believe there are six or seven tackles who can play within their first couple...