The Wise Guy

The Wise Guy is our media columnist. He majors in Jon Gruden with his signature Positively Gruden column, and has a minor in quarterback appearance.

For football junkies, the NFL combine is like Easter.  Not so much a joyous celebration like Christmas (the Super Bowl), but a time to pay our respect to the physical specimens who sacrifice their bodies for us each year.  Don’t tell me you weren’t...

Greetings Gruden fans, The Wise Guy has finally returned from his European exile to reclaim his rightful place as TFG’s chief chronicler of America’s favorite fawning former coach.  Much like Roddy White’s 2013 campaign, it is going to take some ti...

I don’t think I’ve ever been more excited to go back to school.  While the Hall of Fame game might constitute the “official” start of the NFL preseason, real fans know better.  It’s not until HBO’s “Hard Knocks” gets underway that it fee...

It’s time for another rendition of ‘Positively Gruden,’ which chronicles the top praise, plaudits and panegyric from America’s favorite fawning former coach.  This week featured two teams historically on the opposite ends of the “clutchness” ...

If you had a chance to catch of the season’s “Hard Knocks” with the Dolphins, you’d know that I couldn’t have been more lathered up for last night’s premiere.  In hindsight, maybe my expectations were a little high.  Despite their prime geo...

Welcome to another rendition of “Positively Gruden,” which (usually) chronicles the best cheers, compliments and commendations from America’s favorite fawning former coach. This week’s matchup—featuring the 0-6 Giants against the 1-4 Vikings...