Tony Toe Trick? By joining the Patriots, Antonio Brown may have hoodwinked us all

by Jordy McElroy After hearing the news of his release from the Oakland Raiders, a shirtless Antonio Brown ran around a fenced-in backyard on Saturday, celebrating like he had just been pardoned from a life sentence. Never mind the fact that he had forced his way out of Oakland, but he also left $30 million in guaranteed money sitting on the table.  How could anyone … Continue reading Tony Toe Trick? By joining the Patriots, Antonio Brown may have hoodwinked us all

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Mr. Drama Chest: Why Antonio Brown won’t see the end of his Raiders Deal

by Jordy McElroy High school basketball coach Tim Notke once said, “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” However, what happens when the talent works hard, but the personality has created an impasse towards success? Therein lies the conundrum for the Oakland Raiders when trying to alleviate the growing headache that is Antonio Brown. The infamous helmet debacle seemed to be cooling down … Continue reading Mr. Drama Chest: Why Antonio Brown won’t see the end of his Raiders Deal

Bill O’Brien might not be around long enough to see the Catastrophe he caused the Texans

by Jordy McElroy Houston Texans coach and de facto general manager Bill O’Brien fired up his grill like most over the Labor Day weekend. However, instead of the alluring smells of hot dogs and hamburgers sizzling over a fire, the charred stench from an imploding franchise billowed out of NRG Stadium in the wake of a pair of franchise-altering trades. Three-time Pro Bowler and former … Continue reading Bill O’Brien might not be around long enough to see the Catastrophe he caused the Texans

Don’t be Surprised when Jacoby Brissett leads the Colts to the Playoffs

by Jordy McElroy A solemn Andrew Luck walking off the field of Lucas Oil Stadium to a chorus of boos seemingly sounded the death knell for the Indianapolis Colts. The 29-year-old quarterback’s early retirement prompted longtime fans to treat his exit like a eulogy to their playoff hopes, while blatantly ignoring the prospective potential burning beneath the surface in backup Jacoby Brissett.  Luck might have left the … Continue reading Don’t be Surprised when Jacoby Brissett leads the Colts to the Playoffs

Andrew Luck went out on his Shield, and for Colts fans, it still wasn’t Good Enough

by Jordy McElroy One day, the cheers turn to boos, love turns to hate, support turns to opposition and acceptance turns to rejection. That cold, miserable day came on Saturday night for now retired NFL quarterback Andrew Luck. Nine years ago, Indianapolis Colts fans passionately cheered as a young Luck walked through the doors of Lucas Oil Stadium for the very first time. Brimming with … Continue reading Andrew Luck went out on his Shield, and for Colts fans, it still wasn’t Good Enough

5 Things to Watch for around the NFL in Week 3 of the Preseason

by Jordy McElroy The sultry heat from the summer still lingers, but the midway point of the NFL preseason signals the feeling of fall in the air. It’s that wonderful time of the year when boisterous fans all around the world dust off their old team jerseys, fire up the rotel dip-making crockpot and settle in for a day of screaming at the television screen.  … Continue reading 5 Things to Watch for around the NFL in Week 3 of the Preseason

Time is running out for Jimmy Garoppolo in San Francisco

by @JordyMcElroy The legend of Jimmy Garoppolo was a tale spun before it was even realized—a common courtesy granted to the only quarterback that ever made New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick consider parting ways with Tom Brady. San Francisco 49ers fans have patiently waited—and waited—for that caricature of the heir apparent to Brady to jump off the pages. Two years have passed since the … Continue reading Time is running out for Jimmy Garoppolo in San Francisco

The Curious Case of Tom Brady’s ‘For Sale’ Sign

by @JordyMcElroy Is more than just the legendary quarterback’s house on the market? New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady advised people not to “read into anything” in regards to him putting up a “For Sale” sign on his home in Brookline (Isn’t that what he’s supposed to say?). Yet, the timing of the entire ordeal has clouds of smoke billowing out of Foxborough, leaving the … Continue reading The Curious Case of Tom Brady’s ‘For Sale’ Sign

Raiders will Rue the Day they Traded for Antonio Brown

by @JordyMcElroy Ezekiel Elliott would love to be on the practice field with the Dallas Cowboys, but he’s willingly sitting on the sidelines holding out for a better contract. Andrew Luck would give anything to be leading the Indianapolis Colts in training camp, but he’s out with a calf injury. Antonio Brown is reportedly holding out from the Oakland Raiders because he can’t have the … Continue reading Raiders will Rue the Day they Traded for Antonio Brown

Kyler Murray Teases Cardinals Fans of the Spectacle that’s to come

by @JordyMcElroy Arizona Cardinals rookie quarterback Kyler Murray essentially started from scratch in Thursday night’s preseason opener in an effort to prove his talent is bigger than his body. One scintillating drive was all it took to drive that point home, along with captivating a rightfully skeptical fan base that was led to believe in Josh Rosen a year ago. Grab some popcorn, Cardinals fans—the … Continue reading Kyler Murray Teases Cardinals Fans of the Spectacle that’s to come