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Highs and lows

Highs and lows

December 7, 2017

In week 13 of the NFL there were some good matchups between some good teams. However, on the other hand, there is still a team that is winless and looking to snatch the number one pick in this upcoming draft once again. Here’s what you need to know: Battle of the Birds: The Seattle Seahawks def...

Bringing home the turkey

Bringing home the turkey

November 28, 2017

On Thanksgiving Day, the NFL had three games going on throughout the day. Here’s a recap of what went down. Vikings vs. Lions: The Minnesota Vikings defeated the Detroit Lions 30-23 in a showdown during the first game of Thanksgiving Day. The main thing that sticks out is the recent performa...

The struggle within

The struggle within

November 23, 2017

Week 11 in the NFL was full of blowouts and heart-breakers. Here’s a recap of what went down. Dallas’ struggles continue: The Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles faced off Sunday night in a division rivalry. However, the Eagles soared past the competition without any struggle by defea...

The good, the bad and the ugly

The good, the bad and the ugly

November 13, 2017

With the playoffs edging closer and closer each week, here’s some takeaways from week 10 in the NFL. New Orleans Saints Continue to Dominate: The New Orleans Saints continue to show out after a monster blowout win against the Buffalo Bills. The final score was 47-10. While the Saints’ offense ...

Rock ’em, Sock ’em

Rock ’em, Sock ’em

November 10, 2017

This past week of the NFL was action-packed. Here’s three key points from week nine. Fights, Fights, and More Fights: UFC or NFL? Audiences couldn’t tell what they were watching during week nine. There were multiple fights that spanned across three games, resulting in five players being eject...

New faces in new places

New faces in new places

November 9, 2017

While huge trades don’t happen in the NFL nearly as much as in other sports, there is one point during each season where big things can, and do, happen; the NFL trade deadline. With the NFL trade deadline coming up, one could only expect some pretty interesting transactions to occur. However, some moves h...

Some things never change

Some things never change

October 27, 2017

Week seven of the 2017-2018 NFL season brought a rematch of the Super Bowl LI, the Green Bay Packers’ first game without Aaron Rodgers and a last-second victory in the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders. Rematch of Super Bowl LI: Super Bowl Champs, the New England Patriots, faced ...

Expect the unexpeted

Expect the unexpeted

October 19, 2017

Fans, coaches, players and fantasy owners are all in disbelief: Aaron Rodgers, arguably the current best quarterback in the league, is most likely out for the season. The Kansas City Chiefs’ undefeated streak comes to an end and Colin Kaepernick files a grievance accusing NFL owners of collusion. Intere...

Down for the count

Down for the count

October 12, 2017

Lying on the ground, excruciating pain shooting up his leg, thoughts of his season, or maybe even his whole career, potentially being over, tears streaming down his face. It never seems to fail. Every season in the NFL involves at least one or two major players getting injured and this season is n...

Twists and turns

Twists and turns

October 2, 2017

Crazy. Baffling. Not what I expected. These are just a few reactions that describe week four of the NFL. Every season has its twists and turns, and this season isn’t any different–from the reigning champs, the New England Patriots, losing once again, to Deshaun Watson setting the rookie record for p...

Taking a knee

Taking a knee

September 26, 2017

To kneel or not to kneel. That’s the internal conflict that many players in the NFL faced this weekend. Should I stand for what I believe in, or is it the wrong place and time to do so? Most people have heard of the issue involving Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem to bring aware...

Mile-High struggles

Mile-High struggles

September 18, 2017

Troy Aikman, Emmit Smith and Michael Irvin. Probably the most well-known trio ever to play for “America’s Team”, otherwise known as the Dallas Cowboys. However, that was back in the 90s when Dallas and their powerful trio won three Super Bowls (1992, 1993 and 1995). Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott a...