Brady or NOT, Belichick and the Pats Won’t Tank

by Jordy McElroy New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s impending free agency has created a maelstrom of speculative drama that has dominated sports headlines. Every tweet, comment, family trip and personal decision is treated like some long lost bread crumb to solving the Da Vinci Code. Meanwhile, coach Bill Belichick is more preoccupied with solving the problems from last season.  That’s why he reportedly made the … Continue reading Brady or NOT, Belichick and the Pats Won’t Tank

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An Overpaid Dak Prescott could be throwing the ball to Dez Bryant in 2020

by Jordy McElroy Jerry Jones often thinks about a reunion with former All-Pro wideout Dez Bryant when he showers, admittedly. It would only make sense if he shampoos while searching for a solution to the disastrous contract situation involving quarterback Dak Prescott.  Leave your rubber duck quips out of this. Grown-ups are conducting business.  Jones has assured the Cowboys are caught between a rock and a … Continue reading An Overpaid Dak Prescott could be throwing the ball to Dez Bryant in 2020

Panthers Holding onto Cam Newton could Signal a Dud of a QB Market

By Jordy McElroy Saying is saying and doing is doing. The Carolina Panthers obviously weren’t as prepared as they thought to go through with the latter.  Quarterback Cam Newton is reportedly staying put after months of speculation of a possible offseason trade. So many parallels can be drawn to the stereotypical romantic trope, when the guy goes sprinting through an airport to stop someone from … Continue reading Panthers Holding onto Cam Newton could Signal a Dud of a QB Market

How many Super Bowls can Patrick Mahomes win with the Chiefs?

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?

Jimmy Garoppolo missed his Tom Brady Moment

by Jordy McElroy San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan knew what he had in quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, and by halftime of Super Bowl LIV, the rest of world did as well. Shrouded by a stellar rushing attack and the league’s most feared defense, the clandestine playoff run of Garoppolo was undone by the Kansas City Chiefs on the one stage where the darkest secrets … Continue reading Jimmy Garoppolo missed his Tom Brady Moment

Patriots should stay away from Philip Rivers

by Jordy McElroy New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has earned the right to ride off into the sunset as a Los Angeles Charger if he so chooses in the offseason. But the Patriots would do good to stay away from any Freaky Friday-like experiments that would send Brady to Los Angeles and Philip Rivers to New England. Stay the hell away. Rivers had a … Continue reading Patriots should stay away from Philip Rivers

Patrick Mahomes may have to run for his life at Super Bowl LIV

by Jordy McElroy The stampeding herd of the San Francisco 49ers’ ferocious defensive front can be heard galloping off in the distance. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes would do well to start running right now to ensure he gets a head start for Super Bowl LIV. The bull is rapidly approaching, and there will be no hiding in that red jersey wrapped around his … Continue reading Patrick Mahomes may have to run for his life at Super Bowl LIV

49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo proving he’s better off for leaving the Patriots

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

Remember the Titans: How Tennessee can Build off their Failed Cinderella Run

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

Winning made the Ravens Soft and it Cost them when it Matter Most

by Jordy McElroy The Baltimore Ravens sat on their throne long enough for the Tennessee Titans to knock them off. A well-timed right hook in the form of bruising running back Derrick Henry put the Ravens down early in Saturday’s Divisional playoff game and kept them there for good. It was a shocking turn of events for a team that hadn’t lost a game since … Continue reading Winning made the Ravens Soft and it Cost them when it Matter Most