NFL

NFL Rules That Need to Be Sacked

by Debbie Baratz • January 1, 2016

As we sit in the second half of the NFL season, it’s been full of surprising wins, devastating injuries and annoying league rules. At this point in time, we’ve seen players injured by these rules as well as games lost. Here’s NFL rules that need to be sacked. Completing the Catch: Take a look at Rule […]


Are Huge Quarterback Contracts Hurting Teams?

by Debbie Baratz • November 13, 2015

In this past offseason, Baltimore Ravens quarterbacks Joe Flacco and Dallas Cowboys Tony Romo received similar hefty paydays through contract extensions at $120 million and $119.5 million, respectively. These high figures weren’t anything new, just the latest ones representative of a quarterback contracts trend that has been rising in total value as well as guaranteed […]


Ranking Top 10 Young Receivers in the League

by Debbie Baratz • October 23, 2015

The 2011 NFL draft class had a nice-sized group of wide receivers with a few standouts including Randall Cobb, A.J. Green and Julio Jones. These players have improved over their three seasons, avoiding sophomore slumps and now they sit among the top 10 young receivers in the league. Take a look. A.J. Green (Cincinnati Bengals) […]


Best Backup Quarterbacks in the NFL

by Debbie Baratz • October 7, 2015

It’s been a season full of surprises for the NFL including the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs, disappointing records for top teams (see the Atlanta Falcons and the Houston Texans) and the year of the backup quarterback. To-date as we approach Week 10, 11 teams have turned to their backup quarterback for a minimum of one […]


Nine Teams In Quarterback Market for 2014

by Debbie Baratz • November 3, 2013

The NFL is entering its second half on Sunday and already it’s apparent where some teams need to fill holes. At the top of the list is the quarterback role and lucky for these teams, there’s a great 2014 NFL draft class full of talented quarterbacks as well as free agents ready to hit the […]


NFL Players Most Likely to be Traded at the Deadline

by Debbie Baratz • October 27, 2013

For the NFL, the clock is ticking for its annual trade deadline as its set to end at 4:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday after being open since March. From Sunday’s slew of games giving a final look at some players, look for the next 48 hours to have some movement. There will be some surprises […]


Netflix, Google Play May Be In Line for NFL Thursday Night Games

by Debbie Baratz • October 17, 2013

Many of us spend our entire Sundays watching NFL games. There may be an occasional Monday night game to watch and a Thursday night one too if it includes one of our favorite teams. But for some, this end-of-week game appears to be more of a routine than originally thought as it now appears the […]


Steps to Solve the NFL’s Growing Concussion Crisis

by Debbie Baratz • September 13, 2013

After the recent $765 million NFL settlement with 4,500 former league players for on-the-field concussion-related brain injuries, this represents just the first step in the ongoing challenge to combat the league’s concussion crisis. There’s more that can be done and here’s a few steps that could move it along. Wear Pads For the 2013 season, the NFL […]


Why the $765 Million Concussion Settlement is Good for the NFL

by Debbie Baratz • September 11, 2013

On Aug. 29 just before the 2013 NFL regular season kicked off, the league reached a $765 million settlement with 4,500 former players seeking compensation from on the field concussion-related brain injuries. This came after a mediator spent months holding talks. For the most part it’s been positively received. From the $765 million sum, $675 million […]


What is Next for Tim Tebow?

by Debbie Baratz • September 7, 2013

For the first time since 2009, free agent quarterback Tim Tebow will not be on the sidelines with his NFL team, suited up and ready to go. Instead, he’ll be like every other football fan, in front of a TV watching Sunday’s games, but possibly waiting for the phone to ring from an NFL team, […]