Week 14 NFL Against The Spread: Contenders and Pretenders

December 4, 2014 | By: Kurt Allen

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.

Alex Smith: Kansas City Chiefs will try to extend quarterback this offseason

January 9, 2014 | By: Ryan Phillips

Alex Smith had a wildly successful first season as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. He led the team to an 11-5 record and a postseason berth after a 2-14 season in 2012. Combined with new head coach Andy Reid, Smith completely remade Kansas City’s offense into a dangerous unit. And now, the Chiefs apparently want to make sure he’s around longer.

Top 10 football games played at Candlestick Park

December 26, 2013 | By: Kurt Allen

Barring a home playoff game, one of the NFL’s more venerable venues closed its doors Monday night with the final regular season game at Candlestick Park.

A much maligned venue (especially for the baseball Giants) over its history, Candlestick has staged some of pro football’s most memorable games over it’s 43-year history.

2013 NFL Power Rankings: Week 9

October 30, 2013 | By: John Rozum

Despite the disparity between the NFL’s best teams from the middle of the pack, the 2013 season has yet to feature any one team running away from everyone else.