Rusher

I’m going against the prevailing sentiment that the arrival of “The Raider Rusher” was a bad idea. The NFL helped produce a cartoon. They wanted to bring their players and the league to children. There had to be a line of toys and elements to be sold, right? Hell, I’ve seen team-licensed ZOMBIE figures in [...]

The countdown is running quickly toward zeroes. With great pageantry and trumpets blaring, the 2013 NFL Draft will begin at 8pm ET. Roger Goodell will walk to the podium to announce that the Kansas City Chiefs “are on the clock.” And, then they may not be. There’s great speculation about the pick. If the Chiefs [...]

Lost amid the unending chatter and Twitter updates related to the 2012 NFL Draft and the imminent call-ups of Mike Trout (Angels) and Bryce Harper (Nationals), a few major league teams turned to veteran options. Brandon Inge, A’s – Inge was released by the Tigers last week after another slow start (2-for-20 with one home [...]

I wrote earlier about Jack Del Rio’s dismissal by the Jaguars. He led Jacksonville to a 3-8 record before getting the news of massive changes to come. As you’d expect from the former linebacker, the defense led the way for this squad. In fact, Jacksonville ranks fifth in total defense at 18.2 points allowed per [...]