Now Would Be A Good Time For Some Deep Redskins Introspection

As gut-wrenching losses go.... that one belongs in the pantheon, no doubt. It's pretty hard to ring up a win-probability-index above 99% with so little time left in a game, and still lose. But they did. And so here we are. There is a lot of wreckage to pick through following the Skins' 34-31 loss in overtime to the Saints. Emotional wreckage. Psychological. Physical. But before we put on the forensic gloves, let's remind ourselves of two things: 1) Never confuse results for analysis. 2) What we've been, has nothing to do with who we are. Okay? Got it. Let's begin. From our view on the couch, it's inconceivable how often we as fans watch so many NFL teams blow…Read more...

Goodell Today, Goodell Tomorrow, Goodell Forever

Nov 9, 2014; London, UNITED KINGDOM; NFL commissioner Roger Goodell (left) and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones before the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the NFL International Series game at Wembley Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Something is just not adding up on this Roger Goodell contract extension thing. Either that, or I'm as bad at "big picture math" as I am at.. well... REAL math. (Awful). Goodell is asking for $50M…Read more...

It’s A Food Fight, That’ll Never End

** COMMERCIAL IMAGE ** In this photograph taken by AP Images for Papa John's International, Inc. - John Schnatter, founder of Papa John's , center, shares a slice of the Official Pizza of Super Bowl XLV with ESPN sports commentators on Radio Row at the Super Bowl XLV Media Center Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011, in Dallas. Papa John's will give away free pizza if the Super Bowl goes into overtime. (Jack Dempsey/ AP Images for Papa John's International, Inc.)
I've punched out a long time ago on expressing my personal beliefs on the great NFL "anthem controversy" unless somebody absolutely begs me for them. (Strangely, my general physician asked me this week about it, and…Read more...

Oh What A Night…..

Baseball is like Forrest Gump's box of chocolates: you never know what you are going to get. In the case of Game One, you got a 2:28 express, with approximately two total sorta-cool things that happened.…Read more...

Fly-Cam To The Rescue

A subtle, but rather amazing thing happened last night during the Patriots beatdown of the Falcons last night. Because of a thick Boston fog that had settled in over Gillette Stadium, NBC was forced to abandon…Read more...

Las Vegas On My Mind

I confess, I think about the Las Vegas concert shooting every day. And it's not a passing thought, either. I think about it out of sheer sympathy for the 58 families shattered beyond comprehension. I think…Read more...