The NFL Draft: For beginners

The NFL Draft attracts so much hype - but why?

The NFL Draft attracts so much hype – but why?

IT’S that time of year again for American football enthusiasts. With the Super Bowl only a week away and marking the end of the season, the next big event on the calender is the much-hyped NFL Draft, taking place in Chicago from April 30 to May 2.

But what is it? Why is it so hyped? How do newcomers to the sport wrap their head around it? Continue reading

Five potential landing spots for DeSean Jackson

(Front Rowe SPorts does not own this photo)

(Front Rowe Sports does not own this photo)

HIGH-flying wide receiver DeSean Jackson was controversially (but perhaps not surprisingly) released by the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday. Despite a career year on Chip Kelly’s offense, D-Jax now has to look for a new home in the NFL.

Just where could this home be though? Continue reading

Super Bowl XLVIII: Where does it leave Peyton Manning among greatest NFL QBs?

Peyton Manning looks despondent on the field at MetLife Stadium. From blogs.denverpost.com/

Peyton Manning looks despondent on the field at MetLife Stadium. From blogs.denverpost.com/

PEYTON Manning and his Denver Broncos were totally and utterly outfought, out-thought and outplayed by the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in Superbowl XLVIII in New York.

The Seahawks came away with a blowout 43-8 win in a game that many predicted would be close – no matter who won.

It was a question of who would win between a seemingly indefensible hot Denver offense or a Seattle defense so unrelenting and tough that its secondary was nicknamed the Legion of Boom.

Boom won. By miles. Continue reading