After his opening week performance of 4 yards on 11 carries, Chris Johnson was able to at least keep his sense of humor. But after Week 2’s performance of 17 yards on 8 carries, Titans fans are looking for someone to blame. And though, most believe that Johnson should be shoulder some of the blame, […]
The NFL is really going all-in with the notion that replacement referees are doing an adequate job. And the latest example is that they chastised all of their teams this week about their behavior when dealing with the referees. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the league reached out to the owners, general managers, and […]
So it’s definitely official now. Tim Tebow is that dude that just can’t keep his shirt on. You know the dude that the minute it gets hot, the shirt comes off. Or when it begins to rain, the shirt comes. Or even when he’s running in the rain, the shirt is off. And all the […]
While the NFL continues to go on not caring and pretending that replacement referees are not causing issues, Sports Fans Coalition Executive Director Brian Frederick has created a petition on Change.org urging the NFL to end the lockout of the regular referees.
Here’s a brief primer on how Fran Tarkenton operates. He sits in the shadows observers. Then someone asks him a question and he lets loose his opinion. And nine times out ten, it’s an opinion that ends up being controversial. Take for instance when gave his opinion that Mark Richt is a nice guy, but […]
Anyone that has followed the NFL for any length of time knows the name Steve Sabol. He was an integral part of how the NFL is watched today. His father, Ed Sabol created NFL Films and Sabol eventually became President of the company. On Tuesday, Sabol lost his battle with brain cancer. He learned in […]
Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland allegedly called a fan an “A-hole” during Sunday’s game against the Raiders
As evidenced by their protest outside the Dolphins team facility in March, it’s quite clear that the remaining Dolphins fans in Miami are a passionate group. So it shouldn’t surprise you that one of those passionate Dolphins fans corned Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland during halftime of the Dolphins-Raiders game at Sun Life Stadium. The passionate […]
Another day, another story painting replacement referees and the NFL in a not so good light. Yesterday, it was issues with conflicts of interest, and today we have LeSean McCoy telling 94WIP in Philly about a few unsettling details regarding the replacement refs from Sunday’s Eagles-Ravens game.
The performance of replacement referees is a sticky topic for on-air talent calling NFL games. On one hand, it’s totally natural for announcers to want to point out mistakes and even criticize the referees for their lack of control of a game. But on the other hand, announcers need to watch their step when criticizing […]
Just hours after the Atlanta Falcons beat the Denver Broncos 27-21, Falcons running back Michael Turner was arrested on DUI and speeding charges. According to police, a traffic citation was given to Turner for driving 97 mph in a 65 mph speed zone. Turner was booked into the Gwinnett County Jail just after 5 a.m. […]