16Jun

Life Without Calvin

By Nigel Russell / June 16, 2016 / READ / No Comments

How do you replace a generational talent? The 2016 Detroit Lions will have to find out.. It’s never easy when legends leave the game of football. A select few teams may ride out a couple more successful seasons on the tails of the greatness that was before them… but greatness is not something that comes […]

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27Apr

2016 Mock Draft

By Nigel Russell / April 27, 2016 / READ / No Comments

The NFL Draft is this Thursday in Chicago. Although everyone seems to proclaim they know the top two selections, a shroud of uncertainty seems to surround the rest of the draft. The San Diego Chargers could be sitting at the 3rd overall selection arguably with the two best players still available.. but thats what happens […]

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12Sep

Week 1 Preview: BE BOLD

By Nigel Russell / September 12, 2015 / READ / No Comments

       The nature of the 16 game NFL season requires a fan to wait over 200 days between watching the confetti fall in February…to donning their favourite colours on a brisk Thursday in September. That is a lot of time to think (for some of us, overthink) what the next season could possibly […]

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15May

NFL Draft Grades: The rich get richer

By Nigel Russell / May 15, 2014 / READ / No Comments

     It has been a week since the NFL draft closed in New York City, and enough time has passed to praise the teams that had a successful weekend and question the ones that did not.       The NFL is an unpredictable entity, as seen in the recent past. A (2-14) Kansas […]

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7May

Mock Draft 2.0

By Nigel Russell / May 7, 2014 / READ / No Comments

     This final mock draft may play off the buzz and possible smokescreens in the current NFL, but this trade-happy, exciting draft is certainly not impossible. In a mere 48 hours all the suspense of the first round of the NFL draft will finally be put to rest, and one can only hope fans […]

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24Apr

Mock Draft 1.0

By Nigel Russell / April 24, 2014 / READ / No Comments

     With the 2014 NFL draft being pushed back into May, instead of watching the first round unfold tonight (as per 2010-2013) we are left waiting two more weeks. Making this the perfect time to finally release our first mock draft.       It’s impossible to predict what will happen in Radio City […]

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7Mar

Out Of The Blue Offseason Moves?

By Nigel Russell / March 7, 2014 / READ / No Comments

     The Lombardi has been hoisted in New York, and the NFL calender is about to turn to a new year. This is a time for all NFL fans to once again make predictions laced with both unwavering confidence and undying hope, for their team to make the moves necessary to put them in […]

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4Feb

Minute by Minute: Super Bowl 48

By Nigel Russell / February 4, 2014 / READ / No Comments

      Super Bowl 48 was the most watched program in US history, hundreds of millions tuned in. One of our contributors, and a regular on the “Cleats and Geeks: Podcast” managed to capture his thoughts from Sunday night. Giving the perspective of watching the Super Bowl in Canada, chastising Joe Buck and Troy […]

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1Feb

Painting The Town Orange: Super Bowl Preview

By Nigel Russell / February 1, 2014 / READ / No Comments

     Before the NFL kicked off back in September, picking the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks to play in the Super Bowl was all the rage. Some people may have had San Francisco, or New England, or a quickly regrettable Atlanta Falcons prediction, but there was some general consensus who the two best teams […]

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19Jan

GOAT: AFC Championship Preview

By Nigel Russell / January 19, 2014 / READ / No Comments

       It’s very rare that the significance of a football game is appreciated until it’s looked at in retrospect. Legends grow, and storylines develop every week that help shape the drama that draws many of us to watch the sport. When an epic storyline has been developing over a decade, and it is about to […]

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