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 10 Against The Spread Picks: Separation Sunday Edition

A quick look at the NFL standings suggests a mad stretch run to the playoffs begins in Week 10.

Week 9 NFL Against The Spread: Mid-Term Edition

As the calendar turns to November and the cold starts to carry some bite, the NFL’s contenders will separate themselves from the pretenders. At the season’s halfway point, this weeks Against The Spread continues to evaluate trends along with other interesting nuggets.

Kyle Orton tells Dallas Cowboys he wants to retire

The NFL’s most famous neckbeard may not be on sidelines anymore. Yes, Dallas Cowboys backup quarterback Kyle Orton has informed the team that he plans to retire.

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.

Week 17 NFL Against the Spread Picks – Team MVP Edition

Week 17 will be more exciting than usual.

There are still four playoff spots up for grabs, with just one team locked into a playoff position and likely resting its regulars. The end result will be one day, 16 games, and a lot of drama.

Top 10 NFL MVP candidates heading into Week 7

Make no mistake, the NFL MVP award is Peyton Manning’s to lose. But he isn’t the only candidate out there.

Dallas Cowboys: X-rays confirm Tony Romo’s ribs not fractured

Fantasy owners and Dallas Cowboys fans alike winced Sunday night when quarterback Tony Romo was pinched between two New York Giants, and went down in a heap. Romo was on the field for a bit in what looked to be serious pain. Well breathe easy guys, he’s going to be OK.

2013 NFL Predictions: NFC East Preview

The NFC East remains one of pro football’s more evenly balanced divisions in the NFL.

No team has repeated as this division’s champion since the Philadelphia Eagles in 2003 and 2004. Plus all four teams have rotated at taking the NFC East in each of the past four seasons.

2013 fantasy football rankings: quarterbacks

Fantasy freaking Football. That’s what Midwest Sports Fans founder Jerod Morris says each year as the calendar turns to July. Just two months before the NFL kicks off, this is definitely fantasy football season.

Commentary: Joe Theismann’s Criticism of Tony Romo Warranted

Joe Theismann finally said what so many football fans have been thinking after the Bears crush the Cowboys on Monday Night Football game earlier this week.

Fantasy Football Week 5: Tony Romo, Doug Martin and Vernon Davis … Plus, Signs of Life From Chris Johnson?

Each week I’ve written this post so far in the 2012 season, I’ve addressed the Chris Johnson dilemma that many owners face. Finally, there is something good to say about a Johnson performance? As for Tony Romo, Doug Martin, and Vernon Davis? Not so much…

Monday Night Football Drinking Game Week 4: Chicago Bears at Dallas Cowboys

What is the best way to enjoy tonight’s MNF tilt between the Bears and Cowboys? With these drinking guidelines from Keith Mullett, of course.

Fantasy Football Week 1: Last Minute Start/Sit Advice

We are just hours away from the first regular season kickoff of the 2012 NFL season, and this is your friendly reminder to double check your fantasy football lineup before you make a horrible mistake that costs you a Week 1 victory. Here is my last minute advice for your fantasy roster.