The clock is ticking toward the beginning of Week 12 of the NFL season. Is it just me, or has this season just flown by very quickly? The playoff chase is on, and we’ve finally come to the end of the Bye weeks. The schedule is replete with interesting matchups, including the 14th edition of [...]
Indianapolis (-3.5) at Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Cleveland at Cincinnati (-5.5) Cleveland Cleveland Atlanta (-1.5) at Tampa Bay Tampa Bay Tampa Bay Oakland at Houston (-7.5) Houston Houston Washington at Philadelphia (-3.5) Philadelphia Philadelphia Detroit (-2.5) at Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Baltimore at Chicago (-3.5) Chicago Baltimore Arizona (-7.5) at Jacksonville Arizona Jacksonville New York Jets at [...]
Superstar wide receiver Demaryius Thomas addresses the media following the Broncos’ explosive Week 1 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Forget the banners and preseason hoopla. Peyton Manning carved up the Baltimore secondary, and his top wide receiver made his mark.
Consider this the teaser for the greatness to come as SwollenDome.com begins to ponder the 2013 NFL season. Below, I roll out the preliminary quarterback rankings for standard leagues. At the end of June, I will release a comprehensive fantasy football draft guide, replete with player profiles, team analysis, schedule reviews and countless performance breakdowns. [...]
Every once in a while, you see a note about a unique piece of sports memorabilia that makes you take pause. Sometimes, it’s a bat used to slam a franchise-identifying home run. Sometimes, it’s a jersey, a helmet or a baseball that fans blow up. And then, I saw a reference to this gem from [...]
I understand that two huge events, “March Madness” and Major League Baseball’s opening day, are just around the corner. As a Chicago native, my attention drifts toward the ice and the incredible season-opening streak put forth by the Blackhawks. That’s a long post to come following Tuesday night’s game against the Wild. I digress. Let’s [...]
As we begin a new week of writing and ranting in the Dome, we have to stop an exhale. Following a terrible, miserable and, at times, unwatchable Wild Card round, fans, fantasy owners and football-watchers were treated to four fantastic games. A number of water cooler topics spawned out of the games. Here are some [...]