Cincinnati Bengals: It’s Time to Finally Fire Marvin Lewis

The Bengals fell to the the Indianapolis Colts 26-10 on Sunday in what can only be described as an anemic performance. Nothing went right and Marvin Lewis deserves the blame.

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.

Week 6 NFL Against The Spread Predictions: Hot Seat Edition

The 2014 season is barely a quarter of the way through, but the NFL has already seen its first coaching casualty in Oakland.

Since speculating and wishing for coaches to be dumped is a passion of many fans and writers, this week’s Against The Spread speculates on those sitting on the hot seat, or with eyes wandering to their next destination.

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.

Marvin Lewis: It’s time for Cincinnati Bengals to fire longtime head coach

Other than enjoying a few visits when residing in Indianapolis, I have no allegiance to the Queen City. That said, I was a constant critic of Cincinnati’s baseball manager, who was rightly fired after another postseason choke job in October. Therefore, to be fair, I see the same things with the city’s football coach and believe Marvin Lewis should be axed after another playoff debacle Sunday.

Week 5 NFL Against the Spread picks: Coaching hot seat edition

Coaches on the hot seat are always a good topic to discuss. Eight NFL coaches were terminated on the day following the 2012 season. This year, franchises may not be so patient. We have seen two coaches already go down in the first month of the college season. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see the pink slip virus reach the NFL level.

NFL Power Rankings Week 13

We as a culture of NFL writers and fans need to find something else to talk about other than Tim Tebow and Ndamukong Suh. Here are a few topics to consider, plus the Week 13 power rankings.