It is one thing to be embarrassed by the Seattle Seahawks on your own turf before a national television audience, it is another realizing Colin Kaepernick has regressed as spectacularly as Robert Griffin III over the past two years. And it is quite another for the National Broadcasting Corporation to set up shop on your team’s midfield logo and have Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman eat turkey.
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.
Against all better judgment, I have elected to do another special Employee Of The Month edition of Against The Spread.
While this probably won’t come as a shock to anyone, an associate of Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Jonathan Martin claims it would be “impossible” for him to return to the team in the future. Martin has not yet asked for a trade, but the associate claims that Martin simply couldn’t go back to that locker room.
On Sunday after a stunning 24-20 win over the New England Patriots, it leaked that the Miami Dolphins had made a decision about offensive lineman Richie Incognito’s future with the team.