Super Bowl XLIX: Recap and Analysis

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It was the start of Super Bowl XLIX which boasted one of the greatest match-ups in Super Bowl history between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. Here are a couple Super Bowl tidbits that are interesting: There has never been a shutout in a Super Bowl and no team has ever come back from more than 10 points down. The Patriots found themselves down 10 in the 4th quarter, but came back to win Super Bowl 49 in stunning fashion, 28-24. 

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Back to Back: Brady and Big Ben Dominate Again

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Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger have been flat out on fire the last two weeks throwing for a jaw dropping 21 touchdowns combined. Brady and Big Ben have always been two of the best in the NFL, but after struggling earlier this season they have come back strong and put their greatness on display for all to see. It’s also interesting that the Patriots and Steelers have scored the same number of points during these past two weeks of greatness from Tom and Ben, (51) (43). 

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Brady and Big Ben Dominate the Competition

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Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger are true franchise quarterbacks, but earlier this season there were questions surrounding both on if we were starting to see the end of their careers sooner than we expected.  The Patriots and Steelers were looking lost on both sides of the ball and there didn’t seem to be an answer as to how to correct things. After today it seems the answer is the same as it’s always been; Tom Brady and Ben Roethlisberger playing like the great quarterbacks they are and carrying their teams to victory. 

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KC Chiefs excel in spotlight, Outclass the…Patriots?

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The Kansas City Chiefs entered their Monday Night Football game versus New England needing a win in a desperate way. Short-handed due to numerous injuries across the roster, and one of the stingiest schedules league-wide, head coach Andy Reid knew he needed a definitive win to give life to a team that started 2014 in neutral. Kansas City could not afford to fall to 1-3, as there’s only a 14.5% chance that 1-3 teams will make the playoffs (Since the merger).  Continue reading

Fantasy Football for Dummies: I Wouldn’t Draft Michael Sam Either

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As great and powerful as the NFL has become, there is one entity of the game that seems to have become bigger than the league itself. That entity is actually a simple game: Fantasy Football. From the hype and popularity of the NFL draft, to the billions of dollars spent during a season, and ultimately to the unofficial national holiday that is the Super Bowl; the National Football League is big. I mean really big. Games are now being played overseas, stadiums are popping up each year at price tags in the billions, and the sport seems to just get more popular.

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