Championship Week Against the Spread – Beats by Dre Edition

January 18, 2014 | By: Kurt Allen

“Can he handle the pressure? That is the question about quarterback Colin Kaepernick. I talk to a lot of people, they say ‘we can get to him, we can get to him.”

Kaepernick_BananaThat was the beginning of the uncensored three-minute advert for Beats by Dre, before his team bus arrives at the stadium and is pelted by bananas, urine-fecal bombs and even an entire cooler smashing the windshield – all by humanoid fans dressed in blue and lime green under depressing rainy skies. What city could that possibly be?

The 10 Best NFL Conference Championship Games

January 18, 2014 | By: AJ Kaufman

Media pundits muse that Sunday’s NFL conference title games are the best matchups we’ve seen in years. Since a good set up doesn’t necessarily guarantee an exciting game, let’s look at past championship games that actually lived up to the hype.

Against the Spread Picks, NFL Divisional Round

January 10, 2014 | By: Kurt Allen

After a lame 1-3 showing in the opening week of the postseason, it is time to spice things up for the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Along with my regular ATS pick, I will also do over-under picks for each of the four games.

What if the NFL went to a bowl format?

January 10, 2014 | By: Kurt Allen

The mainstream media celebrated the end of the Bowl Championship Series after the Florida State Seminoles’ dramatic 34-31 victory over Auburn.

Dan Wetzel and Jeff Passan will finally get their wish in 2014 as college football will debut a new playoff system.