An exciting first round of NFL Draft action has come and gone! There were exciting trades, one laughable trade, some out of the ball park selections and a raucous Philadelphia crowd made it that much more exciting. I’m going to recap the first round and give my personal take on each pick. Also, unlike last … More 2017 NFL Draft: First Round Recap
The NFL 2017 schedule has been released, so we now know when and where our favorite teams will play and what primetime games are on tap. Like last year, the guys from Tailgate Talk Show will each provide one game they feel you should definitely tune into each week and why this season. Here we … More NFL 2017 Schedule Release: Biggest Games for Each Week
Holy guacamole, Batman! After months of waiting, the NFL and HBO FINALLY announced that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be featured on this season’s Hard Knocks, set to debut Tuesday, Aug. 8. I previously wrote a blog about one story line to follow for all eight teams eligible for this season, and since the Bucs … More It’s a ‘Hard Knocks’ Life 2
Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Tony Romo ended an offseason of speculation amongst analysts and fans by deciding to hang up his jersey in favor of a sports coat. The soon-to-be 37-year-old announced he’s trading in the football life to go into the broadcasting world, and will join Jim Nantz as the number one announce team on … More Tony Romo Was Good, but Not Good Enough for the Hall of Fame
College Basketball just wrapped up an exciting year of March Madness, NHL and NBA Playoffs are creeping up, it’s the Masters season in golf, and baseball season is FINALLY underway. And, yet, here I am waiting for July when NFL teams start reporting for Training Camp. Am I really that simple minded that I can’t … More It’s A ‘Hard Knocks’ Life 1.5
The National Football League can very well be referred to as College Football 2.0, nowadays. There was once a time where players would be drafted at the age of 22-23 and play until they were pushing their late 30’s or early 40’s. Times have changed however, and now it seems like once a player hits … More Where Have All the Grown Men Gone?
2016 NFC West Preview Arizona Cardinals 2015 record: 13-3 (first in NFC West) Key acquisitions: DT Robert Nkemdiche, DE Jason Babin Key losses: NONE W2W4: A team with a high-flying offense that doesn’t lose anyone, only gets healthy and adds some key pieces on defense, thats a recipe for success. With the brain of Bruce Arians at the … More 2016 NFC West Preview
Chicago Bears (2015: 6-10, 4th) The Bears will be looking to turn it around in the 2016 season. Following a disappointing outing last year, the Bears are moving in a younger direction. A year after letting Brandon Marshall go, they decided not to resign star running back Matt Forte. The Bears have a bevy of … More 2016 NFC North Preview
On a recent edition of TailGate Talk Show, myself and fellow blogger Danny Price debated the question of if we were seeing the end of the golden era of quarterbacks. Peyton Manning recently hung up his boots at the age of 39, and there are other notable gunslingers not too far behind in terms of … More NFL QBs Age 30 and Over: What’s in Their Future?
69 years ago today, Jackie Robinson put on a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform and in front of more than 25,000 spectators, played first base, and broke baseball’s color barrier. 69 years later, every player in the major leagues can be seen wearing the No. 42 to represent the respect Robinson gets from the game. His No. … More Baseball Wins on Jackie Robinson Day