In 2013, the Pittsburgh Steelers were a missed field goal away from making the playoffs after a 2-6 start to the season. Pittsburgh finished the season 8-8, going 6-2 in their last 8 games. Had they not started 0-4 or had Antonio Brown tipped toed the sidelines against Miami, they wouldn’t have needed Kansas City […]
Josh Gordon’s DWI, What Should The NFL Do Next?
After hearing the news that Josh Gordon’s DWI in Raleigh, NC over the weekend, I just shook my head and mumbled to myself, what a waste of talent. I wasn’t alone with my thoughts, as some of my friends and some of the people I follow on twitter were saying the same thing. Mike Golic […]
Fantasy Football Draft Strategies: Is It Time For A Change?
With the running back position losing its value in the NFL. Is the quarterback position more important in todays fantasy football? My first fantasy football draft ever was in 2001. I drafted Peyton Manning with my first pick and then selected Marvin Harrison with my next pick. Everyone in the draft laughed at me and […]
The Passing Of A Legend
It seems fitting that I am writing this article about Chuck Noll on Father’s day, because the man that told me about Chuck Noll was my father, Merland Torkelson. You see I grew up in a house hold were the TV was always on ESPN and if it wasn’t on ESPN it’s because the game […]
Can The Minnesota Vikings Survive A Brutal Beginning to 2014?
The Minnesota Vikings were very busy in the off-season hiring a new head coach and offensive and defensive coordinator. They were very active during free agency signing players like Linval Joesph and Captin Munnerlyn to help add depth on the defensive side of the ball. The Vikings also had a great draft and added a […]