NFL Against The Spread Week 16: Holiday Edition

Picking games in the final two weeks of the NFL regular season tends to be less complicated as teams have different agendas heading towards the end of the year.

Week 15 NFL FanDuel Advice: No More ‘Johnny Bench’

To be honest, I struggled with my NFL Week 14 FanDuel selections.

NFL Against The Spread Week 15: Rivalry Week Edition

In recent years Week 17 has been designated for divisional play, but this season, Week 15 provides a preview with 11 divisional games, 10 of which have playoff implications.

And I have gained some separation from the .500 level, this is always a good time to finish strong.

Week 14 NFL Against The Spread: Contenders and Pretenders

Unlike the charade that will envelop college football this weekend, it is sheer wins and losses that will determine the NFL playoff field during the next four weeks.

There will be no 12-person committee sitting behind closed doors to determine who is worthy of championship contention. All division winners (even the NFC South) and two wild cards from each conference get in. Style points and who teams played will not matter.

NFL Week 13 Against The Spread Picks – Feast Mode Edition

With all the byes now complete, 80 games remain over the final five weeks of the 2014 football season. Just in time for Thanksgiving, some of the NFL biggest turkeys have brought their act to the buffet table. And then there is the curious tale of the NFC South.

Week 8 NFL Against The Spread: Raiders Chase ‘Perfection’

At least any talk about an undefeated season in the NFL ended early this year, as no team made it as far as 4-0.

But the Oakland Raiders still have a shot at going 0-16. I don’t see the excitement in it since the Detroit Lions pulled off the feat just six years ago.

Kurt’s Annual NFL Prediction Spectacular

Now that fantasy drafts have been completed (I think), I can get down to prognosticating the final win-loss records for all 32 NFL teams for 2014.

People continue to warn me against posting such predictions, since it only opens one up to ridicule come December.

All of this is true. But what is the fun of not making educated guesses and a writer putting his or her rear end on the line? Weather forecasters make a living off this daily.

Jerry Jones: Cowboys didn’t pick Manziel because ‘No QB beats out Romo’

Jerry Jones was blunt when asked why he didn’t take Johnny Football: Tony Romo is better.

2014 NFL Draft: The Consensus Mock Draft

It’s finally NFL Draft week, much to everyone’s delight. Teams are putting the finishing touches on their big boards, just as various experts are finalizing what they predict the first round will look like on Thursday night.

Here we take a look at six of those experts and where they have the consensus top 25 prospects being selected in the 2014 NFL Draft.

NFL Draft Rumors: Tampa Bay Buccaneers looking to trade up

As we approach Thursday night’s NFL Draft, rumors will start to fly around like crazy about teams trading up, trading down and swapping picks. On Tuesday we got our first real concrete rumors that something was up. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are reportedly looking to move up towards the top of the draft.

NFL Draft Rumors: Jeff Fisher wants Rams to draft Johnny Manziel

The St. Louis Rams are reportedly considering selecting Johnny Manziel in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and the team’s interest in the Texas A&M quarterback is apparently being pushed by head coach Jeff Fisher. The Rams own the second and 13th picks in this year’s draft and while they already have Sam Bradford under center, there has been talk that they are looking to trade him.

Report: Quarterbacks falling on 2014 NFL Draft boards

Are the top quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL Draft seeing their stock drop at a rapid rate as draft day approaches? That’s the case according to ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio.

Jameis Winston role in baseball brawl overblown

There was a bench clearing brawl during the Florida St./Florida baseball game.

Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston is on the Florida St. baseball roster. So, Jameis Winston was in a bench-clearing brawl.

NFL Draft Rumors: Johnny Manziel not a fit for Houston Texans?

Johnny Manziel basically warned the Houston Texans not to pass on him, claiming that would be the “worst decision they’ve ever made.” But more and more evidence suggests the Texas A&M star simply isn’t a fit for the Texans and he’ll likely wind up elsewhere on draft day.

Derek Carr: Teams quietly high on Fresno State quarterback

Now that the NFL’s Scouting Combine is behind us, the lead-up to the 2014 NFL Draft is only getting more interesting. Today stories are floating around that suggest Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr is quietly becoming a favorite of NFL teams. Former NFL executive Greg Gabriel is claiming that Carr interviewed very well at the […]