Posts in category "NFL"

Bears Sign Jared Allen

Bears Sign Jared Allen
The Chicago Bears have signed former Vikings defensive end Jared Allen to a four year deal, reportedly worth $32 million, with about $15 million guaranteed. The 31 year-old Allen played his first four years with Kansas City before really making a name for himself over the last six seasons with Minnesota.  He’s never played fewer... Read more »

Monday Night Controversy

Monday Night Controversy
In last night’s Monday Night Football game between the Packers and the Seahawks, the final play was the deciding one as Russell Wilson hit Golden Tate on a Hail Mary to win it. Or did he? The question of whether or not Tate caught the ball is a moot point, as the NFL reviewed the... Read more »

Stiff Arm: Agents Should be Seen, Not Heard. Actually, Probably Neither.

Stiff Arm: Agents Should be Seen, Not Heard.  Actually, Probably Neither.
Thursday is my traditional day for a Stiff Arm.  It’s Thursday, and I haven’t given a Stiff Arm in a long time, so let’s do it. On the heels of Jay Cutler’s awful Week 2 performance and subsequent criticism, Jermichael Finley’s agent felt the need to tweet about both Cutler and Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers.... Read more »
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Replacement Refs are Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Replacement Refs are Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Officiating sports is a tough job.  I know from experience, dude. Of course, in no way am I officiating at the level of the replacement NFL officials, or even college officials.  I officiate high school basketball in the Chicago area, and this winter I’ll get my first taste of varsity ball. I can empathize with... Read more »

Love Him Or Hate Him, He's Our Quarterback

Love Him Or Hate Him, He's Our Quarterback
Jay Cutler made news on Thursday night against the Packers.  He makes news almost every time he takes the field.  It’s not always good news, though, and this news was not good news. In the midst of being sacked seven times by the Packers’ defense, he got visibly upset with J’Marcus Webb, yelled at him... Read more »

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Where Does Jay Cutler Stand?

Where Does Jay Cutler Stand?
Holy crap it’s been a long time.  My apologies for that. On Sunday, we returned from a vacation in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  What an awesome trip. On the last night, me and a couple of buddies got to arguing about Jay Cutler and his status among his quarterbacking peers.  Just where does... Read more »

Matt Forte Gets Paid

Matt Forte Gets Paid
Bears’ running back Matt Forte has been the subject of much debate over the past year or so.  Let the debate continue after the Bears and Forte reportedly agreed to a four year contract worth $32 million.  The guaranteed money is unknown at this point. I just hope that the Bears were smart about how... Read more »

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly--July 16th

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly--July 16th
Get ready for another HOT week, Chicago.  In the meantime, let’s take a look back at the sports weekend. The Good Believe it or not, the Cubs have won 12 of their last 16 ballgames.  A big reason has been Anthony Rizzo.  It’s actually been the best case scenario for the Cubs.  They brought up... Read more »
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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly--July 9

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly--July 9
Man, it’s been awhile since I’ve written.   I apologize for that.  It’s been a crazy couple of weeks at work with the Fourth of July and all. Here’s my Good, Bad, and Ugly from the weekend that was. The Good Roger Federer got back to his winning ways on Sunday, taking down his 7th... Read more »