by Jordy McElroy When the Kansas City Chiefs selected Patrick Mahomes with the 10th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, they could have never predicted the immediate impact he would have on the team. Two Pro Bowls, a league MVP, a Super Bowl title and a Super Bowl MVP—Mahomes was the Category 5 storm no one saw coming. After engineering a fourth quarter comeback … Continue reading How many Super Bowls can Patrick Mahomes win with the Chiefs?
by Jordy McElroy Jimmy Garoppolo could have followed in the footsteps of Tom Brady if he opted to stay with the New England Patriots. That towering shadow as the successor of the greatest quarterback of all time would have blotted out the warm rays of sunshine in San Francisco. Beaches, money, palm trees and a Super Bowl-contending team with electrifying talent on both sides of … Continue reading 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo proving he’s better off for leaving the Patriots
by Jordy McElroy The clock struck midnight and the Cinderella Tennessee Titans had to leave the dance on Sunday. An improbable AFC Championship run came screeching to a halt in the rollicking madhouse at Arrowhead Stadium, where even fairy tales pale in comparison to the might of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. But there were teachable moments that could help the Titans close the … Continue reading Remember the Titans: How Tennessee can Build off their Failed Cinderella Run
by Jordy McElroy The New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens and New Orleans Saints all have reasons for feeling like they’re the best team in football, but none of them held all-world quarterback Aaron Rodgers to 104 passing yards in a shocking 37-8 dismantling of the Green Bay Packers. That “baaad man” Rodgers ran into that “baaad” 49ers defense. The red and gold had cheese for … Continue reading Statement win over the Packers proves 49ers are the Best Team in Football
by Jordy McElroy The punishments have been doled out by the NFL, but the dust has yet to settle from the infamous helmet brawl involving Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett. It has been a story with more twists and turns than a labyrinth; the latest being Rudolph allegedly uttering the unforgivable racial slur towards Garrett. There are no … Continue reading Does Mason Rudolph deserve to get off without a suspension for his role in the helmet brawl?
by Jordy McElroy There was no need for an “I told you so” as Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden proudly stood in front of the media on Thursday night after an impressive 26-24 win over the Los Angeles Chargers. A year of being treated as the punchline team in the NFL, and the Raiders are suddenly sitting second in the AFC West with a … Continue reading Time to buy into the Raiders as Playoff Contenders
by Jordy McElroy In an effort to avoid egg on its face, the NFL has walked a tightrope on the ever-evolving sexual assault allegations surrounding former All-Pro receiver Antonio Brown. Yet, the inevitable might still be a possibility due to the persistent waffling on a subject matter that has clearly overstayed its welcome. It’s time to put an end to the circus act and lean … Continue reading Enough is enough! NFL must put an end to the Antonio Brown saga next week
by Jordy McElroy An electric performance by quarterback Lamar Jackson led the Baltimore Ravens to a surprisingly lopsided 37-20 win over the New England Patriots on Sunday. It was a night of celebration for the Ravens earning their biggest win of the season, but it was also one of understanding the war with the Patriots in 2019 could be far from over. Move over New … Continue reading Patriots and Ravens’ Sunday Night Spectacle might have been an AFC Championship preview
Look in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Carolina Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen’s hype crashing back down to Earth. There’s only one Superman on the Panthers’ roster, and he’s the guy in the Thelma and Louise head scarf paired with a three-piece suit. Cam Newton had a front row seat to the carnage that ensued on Sunday as the San Francisco … Continue reading Time to pipe down on Panthers QB Kyle Allen replacing Cam Newton talk
by Jordy McElroy The New England Patriots needed Josh Gordon until they didn’t. That’s the moment the former All-Pro wideout learned the Patriot Way wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows—a perpetuating narrative given life through the popped champagne bottles, confetti parades and Lombardi Trophies. It’s a cutthroat business, and coach Bill Belichick stands at the center of it all. Emotionless, heartless and merciless—it’s a rare approach … Continue reading Did the Patriots do Josh Gordon dirty?