Alex Smith headed to D.C, Kendall Fuller to the Chiefs

As the Washington Redskins again make a big off-season move, Christian Burt goes Skin Deep with a snap judgement on the Redskins securing the now former Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith to play under centre for the next 3-4 years in the nations capital…

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SUPER BOWL LII: How to Beat the Patriots’ Defense

We are halfway through Super Bowl week. We’ve looked at the respective offenses, so now it is time to turn our attention to the other side of the ball. We start with a look at the Patriots’ D.

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The Patriots may be great, but they’re a real turn off

The Patriots are in the Super Bowl again and although nobody would ever deny their greatness, not everyone is happy to see them there. Dave Usher is considering skipping the game altogether rather than have to watch Tom Brady lead yet another 4th quarter comeback…

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SUPER BOWL LII: How to Beat the Eagles’ Offense

It’s the Tuesday of Super Bowl week, which means that it is time to look at the most underrated unit to be making the trip to Minneapolis, the Eagles’ offense.

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SUPER BOWL LII: How to Beat the Patriots’ Offense

Super Bowl week is finally here, and we are beginning our traditional look at the strengths and weaknesses of the two contenders. We start by running the rule over the until that is going to be talked about most of all, the New England offense. 

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QUICK SNAPS: The Coaching Merry-Go-Round (2017 edition)

It’s that time of year again. The regular season ends and all hell lets loose in the managerial ranks of the NFL. Head coaches, assistant coaches, general managers and other staff are all in the firing line as franchises search for the ingredient which will bring them success in 2018. Richard O’Hagan tries to keep up.

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DIVISIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: What to look out for

Can you believe that there are now only three games left in the 2017 season? THREE! And two of them take place this Sunday evening. Richard O’Hagan is looking forward to them. 

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DIVISIONAL WEEKEND: What To Look Out For

Only a quarter of the teams in the NFL remain standing, as the 2017 season reaches the divisional round stage. Which four sides will make it through to the conference championship game next weekend? Richard O’Hagan has some thoughts.

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WILD CARD WEEKEND: What to look out for

It is hard to believe that we are but five short weeks away from the end of another NFL season. No fewer than 24 teams are inactive this weekend – four because they won post-season byes and the other 20 because they were too rubbish to make the post-season at all. That leaves just four wildcard games for us to look forward to. 

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Bears look good? The Browns must be even worse than we thought.

Full disclosure: I thought the Bears would lose this. In my defence, why wouldn’t I? John Fox has been in town three years and in that time he’s never won a game in which the Bears were favourites. It had only happened seven times, because the Bears have been so bad it’s not often anyone expects them to win…

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