Five most memorable Thanksgiving moments

When most Americans think of Thanksgiving, a handful of thoughts flood the mind. Turkey, family, football and an afternoon nap usually lead the way, but beware of that quick siesta! You might miss one of the moments that everybody will be talking about when you wake up, and then you have a sad holiday on […]

NFL: Washington Redskins at San Francisco 49ers

Time for the Redskins to move on from Robert Griffin

It was not that long ago when Robert Griffin III was thought to be the savior for the Washington Redskins. The team had been something of a mess since Joe Gibbs retired for the first time following the 1992 season. Daniel Snyder then bought the team in 1999, ushering in a period of bad football […]


Five draft picks why the Titans won’t make the playoffs

The Titans are still paying for taking bad quarterbacks in the top ten. Not once, but twice, over the course of the last nine years. Neither player panned out and they’ve already moved on to rookie Zach Mettenberger at this point. The Titans seem to be drafting better as of late so the jury is […]


TGS weekly NFL MVP tracker

With five weeks remaining in the 2014 NFL regular season, here’s how we view the five most valuable players in football at this very moment… 1. Aaron Rodgers, Packers For the second time this year, Rodgers did the bare minimum in a victory over the Vikings. I’m not holding that against him, because he still threw […]

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10 crazy stats from Week 12

The weekly meandering through statistical oddness starts with lots of numerical fun from a Titans-Eagles game that didn’t feature much defense. 107: The length of Josh Huff’s kick return touchdown to start the Eagles’ eventual 43-24 win over Tennessee. Huff became one of only eight returners in league history with a touchdown of that length […]


NFC playoff picture, Week 13: Mad scramble at the bottom

The NFL has five weeks remaining in the regular season, and things are starting to shake out in the NFC playoff picture. Unlike the AFC, where a record-11 teams own winning records, the NFC is keeping things traditional with only eight such teams. Of course, there is also the dumpster fire known as the NFC […]


AFC playoff picture, Week 13: Historical madness

The National Football League had never seen 11 teams in one conference with winning records after 12 weeks until 2014. This year, the AFC has decided to make an absolute mess of the playoff picture, and with only five games to play for each team, it doesn’t appear anything will be settled soon. Let’s look […]

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This Week in Hurt: We hardly knew you, Ryan Mallett

Every injury is horrible, but some injuries also having the added bonus of brutally cruel timing. Welcome to your life, Ryan Mallett. Ryan Mallett learns that sometimes the universe can hate you Over his first three NFL seasons Ryan Mallett attempted four meaningful regular-season passes. That tends to happen when you’re Tom Brady’s backup, but […]


This weekend in NFL stupid

A recap of all that was stupid during the 13th weekend of the 2014 NFL season… The stupidest Mike Smith moment We’ve decided that the Atlanta Falcons head coach deserves his own category. He simply makes too many stupid decisions to be ignored. This week, the Falcons had the ball at the Cleveland 35-yard line, […]

NFL: San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos

Five possible head coaching candidates for next year

When the 2014 National Football League season comes to a close, a handful of head coaches are going to be given their walking papers. Looking around the NFL, it appears the New York Jets, Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders, New York Giants, Chicago Bears and Atlanta Falcons will all be looking for coaches, with a few […]

NFL: Detroit Lions at New England Patriots

Five things we learned from Sunday

The National Football League races are heating up after a wild Week 12. With five weeks remaining, the divisions are tightening while a few teams are struggling at the wrong moment. Let’s take a look at five things we learned from Sunday’s results, and how it impacts the races going forward. 1. Mike Smith is […]


Should this be it for Tom Coughlin?

When you look back on Tom Coughlin’s tenure as head coach of the New York Giants, there’s both success and confusion in equal parts. The former is obvious: Coughlin’s Giants have finished on top of the NFC East three times, winning the Super Bowl twice (2008 and 2012). Improbable and lucky catches were needed to secure […]

NFL: Washington Redskins at Houston Texans

Biggest busts of 2014 NFL Draft class

Coming into the 2014 NFL season, every fan base expected their top draft pick to become a key piece to their success this season. In the case of Sammy Watkins, Brandin Cooks, Khalil Mack and Anthony Barr, the teams that drafted them are elated. On the other hand, some teams are wishing they picked another […]


Five matchups to watch in Week 12

The last week of the bye season has some great matchups, with some good divisional games and some interesting cross-sectional matchups. Here are some of the most intriguing personnel matchups we may see Sunday before Giants-Cowboys kicks off. 1. Patriots DT Vince Wilfork vs. Lions RG Travis Swanson Even as a veteran, New England’s mammoth […]