JUNE 22ND, 2014
NFL Pick: 2014 Oakland Raiders Win Total Analysis
Back-to-back 4-12 seasons for the Oakland Raiders have certainly taken their toll on a franchise that has not had a winning season since 2002. The Raiders have averaged 4.8 wins per season since they lost Super Bowl XXXVII and 2014 doesn’t look all that promising either. The Raiders will try Matt Schaub at quarterback this season in an attempt to jump star.....
JUNE 20TH, 2014
New York Jets vs. New England Patriots: The Rivalry Heats Up
The New York Jets and the New England Patriots are two very good football teams and they do not like each other. They have been rivals for years, but that rivalry has turned up a notch in recent years, especially when Rex Ryan took over as head coach for the New York Jets. According to the latest odds from top online sportsbook BetDSI, the Jets are +6000 to.....
JUNE 19TH, 2014
NFL Pick: 2014 New York Jets Win Total Analysis
The first year of Geno Smith’s tenure as the starting quarterback of the New York Jets would best be described as a work in progress. Smith did some good things, a lot of bad things, and the Jets rode a lot of good luck to an 8-8 record. Based on point differential, the Jets’ expected record was more like 5-11 or 6-10. The Jets alternated between wins.....
JUNE 19TH, 2014
2014 NFL: Will the Cincinnati Bengals be Better Without Andy Dalton
The National Football League is a quarterback driven league. All Pro quarterbacks like Peyton Manning, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees have driven their team to championship seasons. It seems nearly impossible to succeed in the NFL without a top notch quarterback. Many teams are relying on the draft and grooming young talent to take their team to the.....
JUNE 18TH, 2014
NFL Pick: 2014 New York Giants Win Total Analysis
A disastrous offensive season for the New York Giants led to their first sub-.500 campaign since 2004. The Giants were never able to recover from an 0-6 start and a myriad of injuries on the offensive line. They went 7-3 over their final 10 games to post a respectable record, but the damage was already done. The 294 points the Giants managed was the lowest t.....
JUNE 17TH, 2014
NFL Pick: 2014 New Orleans Saints Win Total Analysis
The New Orleans Saints deserved a better fate in 2013. They went 11-5, but the defense improved by 150 points with Sean Payton back and the addition of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, who had a lot to prove. The Saints lost three of their final five games, including a last-second loss at Carolina and a complete drubbing at Seattle. The offense wasn’t as pr.....
JUNE 16TH, 2014
Carolina Panthers: 3 Reasons Why the Panthers are in Trouble
The Carolina Panthers were one of the surprise teams a year ago as they advanced in the playoffs after an impressive regular season. The reason for their limited success is an over powering defense that could dominate the line of scrimmage. With improved play from quarterback Cam Newton it seemed like the Panthers are on the right path to be a good team for .....
JUNE 16TH, 2014
NFL Pick: 2014 New England Patriots Win Total Analysis
Things have come easy for the New England Patriots for so long that the 2014 season might be their most impressive in a while. It wasn’t just another ho-hum 12-4 season because the Patriots lost four of their top five wide receivers, a group that combined for 299 of the 402 completions for Patriots quarterbacks. Wes Welker found the pasture to be just as g.....
JUNE 13TH, 2014
NFL Division Odds: Arizona Cardinals Fail To Soar in 2014
The biggest concern for the Arizona Cardinals in previous seasons has been play at the quarterback position, something many fans believed they solved by bringing veteran Carson Palmer to the team. Despite having a decent signal caller, the offense still failed to succeed rushing the ball, as they finished just 23rd in the league in rushing. That shows just .....
JUNE 12TH, 2014
NFL Pick: 2014 Minnesota Vikings Win Total Analysis
Any number of reasons could be cited as to why former head coach Leslie Frazier was fired. Most of those reasons involve the defense, which was the league’s worst defense at preventing points. The Vikings gave up 30 points per game, 37 passing touchdowns, and had the league’s third-worst third down defense. Surprisingly, without having much of a passing .....