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.
Continue reading “QUICK SNAPS: The Coaching Merry-Go-Round (2017 edition)”
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.
Continue reading “DIVISIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP: 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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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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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…
Continue reading “Bears look good? The Browns must be even worse than we thought.”
We welcome The 300 back from its Christmas break with a feature on the man who was, for many, the first recognisable face of the NFL – even if he wasn’t playing football at the time.
Continue reading “The 300: #33 Joe Greene”
For our last entry before the holidays, we feature a man who can rightly lay claim to be the founder of the modern NFL.
Continue reading “The 300: #32 Lamar Hunt”
It’s time for another special teamer in our list. There haven’t been many better in his position than this guy.
Continue reading “The 300: #31 Reggie Roby”
We are one tenth of the way through our rundown and we mark it with a man who was not only a stellar player, but who has gone on to a top level media career.
Continue reading “The 300: #30 Michael Strahan”
Last week the Bears looked like a capable NFL offense when they smashed the Bengals. Usually after a performance like that I get taken in and begin to believe that the good times might be just around the corner. This time I didn’t…
Continue reading “Season can’t end quick enough for sorry Bears”