Carl Nassib: The Reluctant Pioneer

Make a note of the date: Monday 21 June 2021. That was the day when Carl Nassib, a defensive end with the Las Vegas Raiders, announced that he is gay, and the genie was finally released from the bottle. Thankfully, for many people around the world, coming out as homosexual is an increasingly normal part […]

Earth Day special: How sustainable is the NFL?

Happy Earth Day 2021, everyone. Today is the day set aside in the calendar for political and environmental leaders to come together and discuss – through a variety of physical and virtual summits, workshops and meetings – ways to protect and preserve our planet. “But what’s environmental sustainability got to do with the NFL?”, I […]

The Adam Gase Effect

By Sean Tyler (@SeanTylerUK) You’ve no doubt heard of the Midas Touch, a Greek myth that tells of King Midas and how everything he touched turned to gold. Well, the Adam Gase Effect is the exact opposite. There’s a widely held belief that many of those who have played under the former Head Coach of […]

Bengals finally join the Fellowship of the Ring

The Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor at Cowboys Stadium dates back to 1975. The Ravens’ Ring of Honor, started in 2000, circles the field at M&T Bank Stadium, the Raymond James Stadium features the names of 14 legendary Buccaneers added in 2009, while the upper deck of FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland has listed the Browns’ greats for […]

Friday Night Fallout: Draft Trades

On Friday 26th March the 2021 NFL Draft underwent some pretty sizable changes, just as we were all finishing work and settling into our weekend, BAM, Adam Schefter did what Adam Schefter does, and dropped some huge news about the NFL Draft and more specifically a huge trade between the Miami Dolphins and the San […]

Things you don’t see in the NFL any more

To fill the void left by the lack of games in recent weeks, I’ve started to trawl back through the Super Bowl archives on NFL Game Pass. It’s been fun reacquainting myself with some of the players I loved when I first started watching the game back in the 1980s, but my trip down memory […]

Diamonds in the rough: 2020’s best value rookies

In the NFL, March is a nothing month, the no-man’s-land between the last Super Bowl and the next draft. At this time of year, there are more mock drafts out there than I’ve had hot dinners, with everyone mulling over the value buried somewhere in those seven rounds. That makes it as good a time […]

AFC: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

In tandem with our NFC round-up, we’re looking back over the 2020 season at the good, the bad and the ugly for every team. Here are the highs and lows from across the AFC during the year. Let us know if you agree with them or if you have suggestions of your own. Baltimore Ravens […]