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If You Have An Opinion on Colin Kaepernick, Don’t Be Anonymous

When Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti last month while he contemplated signing Colin Kaepernick, he sounded like a spineless moron. But at least he put his name behind his comments. At least he laid out what most thinking people believe to be fact: Kaepernick is not currently on an NFL team because he protested last year. Far more cowardly are the ‘an...

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Do Not Draft: Fantasy Players to Avoid For a Family-Friendly Roster

I am a proud feminist. I don a “Nevertheless, She Persisted” tee three times a week, and recently passed on buying a perfectly lovely Honda Accord because I couldn’t bear promoting the until the plates arrived. There is only one exception to my feminism… In a draft last weekend I had the third round option of Joe Mixon or Marshawn Lynch. ...

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Mega Rich Matthew Stafford Still Has Much To Prove

Matthew Stafford deserves his newly minted five-year contract extension reportedly worth $135 million, plus a $50 million signing bonus because that is what the quarterback market dictates. Derek Carr signed a monster $125 million contract this summer that upped the price for a franchise quarterback, and Stafford will be well bested by Aaron Rodgers whe...

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Jay Cutler admits not preparing for FOX gig

Sports Illustrated’s Peter King had a as part of King’s MMQB column. King asked Cutler if he had practiced much for the Fox gig he would have started if Ryan Tannehill was not injured. Cutler’s response: “I mean, I’d be lying if I said I did.” Cutler rarely participated in interviews while in Chicago, though he...

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10 reasons to subscribe to the new TFG newsletter

Our spiffy newsletter is debuting on Thursday, September 7th. Something else is supposed to start that day as well...maybe having to do with football? Anyhow, if you have already signed up for our newsletter, you may have done so because we billed it as “the best newsletter in the history of newsletters.” This is, of course, entirely accurate but if...

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Mike Vick hired by FOX Sports as studio analyst

A decade ago, Mike Vick was in prison for orchestrating a dog fighting business. Now he’ll be a studio NFL analyst for FOX, appearing on the net’s early kickoff show as well as guesting on FS1’s debate shows. "I'm very excited," in a phone interview on Friday. "Over the last seven or eight months, I've done a lot of interviews, and I think I'v...

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Fantasy Football 2017: UPDATED Player Rankings by Position

Fantasy draft season is in full swing and while the top of most draft boards remain static, a typical rash of training camp injuries plus a few emergent surprises have kept our draft rankings ever changing. My updated ranking show movement with two rookie rushers – Christian McCaffrey is up, while Leonard Fournette has dropped a bit in the midst of Ja...

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It’s not always sunny in Philadelphia, as Eagles fans know, but dawn is breaking in the City of Brotherly Love after two consecutive losing seasons. The Eagles appear to have won last year’s game of rookie-QB roshambo with the Rams, and an offseason talent infusion has helped make Philly a legitimate contender for the NFC East crown. A date...

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