The Jets Blew it Again

The Jets did it again. They made a typical ‘Jets move.’ And it wasn’t by virtue of taking another defensive back in the first round. It was by operating without a plan. Comparing the options available at the 6th overall pick and value that each...

Belichick’s Genius Marketing of Jimmy Garoppolo

This is how it happens. His reputation precedes him. He is nicknamed a ‘genius.’ He must be. Extra precaution is taken. Don’t run the ball at the goal line; he will be expecting that. Don’t punt; run a fake. Don’t let your guard down;...

We Have Hit Rock Bottom

We have hit rock bottom. The past few weeks of picks have featured one set of losers after another. None was worse than the Sunday Night Football tie between the Cardinals and Seahawks. I am not sure where to begin, but I know it ends with that nationally-televised...

Strengthening the Mindset After a Bad Week

That was awful. Let’s skip past any fluff, excuses, or pleasantries. It’s a bad feeling to watch a full day of football and continually have everything go wrong. It takes the fun out of the game. It ruins what is otherwise the best time of the week. For...

Why Early Impressions Matter

The beginning felt like too early a place to start. Jokes were made about snap judgments. Opinions were ignored. The bigger picture was being missed. But the beginning was actually the foundation being laid. It was not until the structure was completed that we saw the...