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 […]


What’s Next For EJ Manuel and Geno Smith in their NFL Careers?

By early April of 2013, the pre-NFL draft antics of “which teams wanted which quarterbacks” had begun to vanish. The secret was out: no one really liked ANY of the passers in the class. The favorite among most outside of the NFL was West Virginia’s Geno Smith, but his college offense limitations and attitude concerns […]


Week 12 NFL Game Watchability Rankings

Week 12 in the NFL is here, and you might be entering the weekend with your own preferences regarding which games to focus on, and which to place on the backburner. Most of you have your favorites and fantasy players to track. But in case you’re completely neutral or need help breaking ties with regard […]

NFL: Detroit Lions at Arizona Cardinals

Can the Cardinals win a Super Bowl with Drew Stanton?

The Arizona Cardinals are like the Honda Civic of football teams. Always dependable, always functioning at peak level, but never drawing the eyeballs that the Corvette and Challenger garner. It’s undeniable that the Cardinals are the most underrated team in football, getting little national attention despite a league-best 9-1 record. With a killer defense, top […]

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How to fix the New York Jets

The New York Jets are going to be awful the rest of this season. They might eek out another victory or two with a fairly soft schedule the rest of the way, but changes are coming. Head coach Rex Ryan will be fired, and rightfully so. General manager John Idzik, after two underwhelming draft classes, […]


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

At 4-6 the Saints are still somehow firmly entrenched in the playoff hunt thanks to being in a disaster of a division. In fact, they’re tied for first place. But we’re starting to see the lack of depth and big contracts of the better players take its toll on the team. That, and some recent […]


TGS weekly NFL MVP tracker

Eleven weeks into the 2014 NFL regular season, here’s how we view the eight most valuable players in football at this very moment… 1. Aaron Rodgers, Packers — Rodgers leapfrogs Tom Brady and Peyton Manning after another dominant performance in a victory over the Eagles. With a 120.1 passer rating, he now leads the NFL by […]

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8 crazy stats from Week 11

The Green Bay Packers are doing some ridiculous things offensively. They’re embarrassing opposing defenses so thoroughly I could pretty much dedicate this entire post to Aaron Rodgers and his aerial shenanigans most weeks. We’ll get to the latest Packers lunacy in a second. First, a whole lot of running. 5: The amount of running backs […]

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This Week in Hurt: Wounded weapons in Denver

Every week bones break and muscles rip around the NFL. We’ll take a look at the most significant injuries, and what happens next. Suddenly the AFC West is a real division with a real division race after the Denver Broncos somehow lost to the St. Louis Rams. That’s not ideal for a team that could […]


This weekend in NFL stupid

A recap of all that was stupid during the 12th weekend of the 2014 NFL season… The stupidest intentional grounding penalty No way, Walt Coleman. You cannot flag Kyle Orton for intentional grounding in the end zone when his pass winds up this close to receiver Sammy Watkins… To be clear, this was called intentional […]


NFC playoff picture, Week 11 edition

The NFC is crazier than Courtney Love. In a year that screams parity from the hilltops in the NFL, there are still 20 teams with a legitimate chance to make the postseason. In the AFC, 10 teams have records above .500 and two others at 5-5. The NFC only has seven teams with winning records, […]

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Why the Green Bay Packers are the NFL’s best

The Green Bay Packers are the best team in the National Football League. After 11 weeks, Green Bay has established themselves as a juggernaut after smacking around the Mark Sanchez-led Philadelphia Eagles 53-20 at the frozen tundra that is Lambeau Field. The game was supposed to be a match of two top teams, but ended […]