Bill Bergey – My Favorite Eagle

Bill Bergey Bill Bergey was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles prior to the 1974 season after spending 5 seasons with the Bengals.   Long story short, he signed to play with the World Football League’s Florida Blazers; it was a future’s contract, it never happened, ended up dealt to Philly.  I would argue that he was […]

Again?

Seven years ago, I was an internet sports radio talk show host when the Penn State sexual assault case broke.  As we learned about the details of this case against Jerry Sandusky, the lack of interest or care and concern or even cover up by Penn State administrators and the NCAA’s lax attitude about this […]

What – So What – Now What – NFC Championship

WHAT So the Vikings are favored by 3 the last I checked this morning.  I don’t agree, but if we compare some basic stats of the Eagles opponents at home and of those teams the Vikings played on the road – SO WHAT Yes, it’s Excel, but let’s focus on what’s important.  The image below […]

What – So What – Now What

What Looking inside the Pro-Football Reference numbers from the Saints – Vikings game….The Vikings better fix some things before their NFC Championship game against the Eagles. Stats Lie and Liars use Stats.  There is NO WAY, the Vikings should have ever been loosing this game.  The Saints finished 2 of 9 on 3rd downs? The Saints […]

Goff over Brady – 2017 Playoff QB Rankings

From 1st round bust in 2016 to the top of many QB categories in 2017.  Jared Goff finishes slightly ahead of the immortal Tom Brady as this year’s leading quarterback among the playoff teams.  I ranked them all based on their percentages for TD’s, Completions, Int’s, Yards per attempt, and a number of other categories. […]

Baker Mayfield’s Backstory

The Wall Street Journal’s Ben Cohen and Andrew Beaton wrote an excellent article on Oklahoma Sooner quarterback Baker Mayfield’s road to the 2017 Heisman Trophy.  A walk-on at 2 schools, Mayfield’s journey highlights the challenge of identifying the traits of a quarterback that translate into championships. How Baker Mayfield Exposed College Football’s Quarterback Problem