With the news that Tennessee wants Kerry Collins as its 2009 starter, it’s time to ask the hard question about one of sport’s most conflicted talents.
Category Archives: NFL
Back at the beginning of October, I ranked the potential World Series matchups. Now, I’m back, doing the same trick with all the possible Super Bowls.
I’m aware that this has been done before and elsewhere. But I’m looking at some of the intriguing games in depth and ranking all of the 36 matchups, with the playoff field set. I’d like to think that makes this one worthwhile.
It’s possibly the most overhyped re-run ever broadcast.
But the NFL Films/ESPN Films documentary version of the 1958 NFL Championship deserves a live blog. Actually, call it a revive blog.
No fancy words up here. And none down there just yet. Continue reading
There was something different about Lambeau Field Monday night, something different in the feel of it, the energy.
The Packers have, forever, been a tribe, a collective, something for people who love the quirkiness of people who put foam Swiss wedges on their heads and wait years and years to freeze in one of the least important American cities with a professional sports franchise.
But, without Brett Favre, it all feels less important. Continue reading
You have been my favorite athlete and my sporting hero since I was six. But, now, and only now, am I compelled to write you a letter. And it’s not fan mail. Continue reading