What a wild Sunday of games huh? Personally, I preach film over feelings, but even I couldn’t help but admit that the much-hyped showdown between Jared Goff and Drew Brees down in NOLA was lit. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes continued to ball—as all ballers do—on the surprisingly competitive Browns, who are not that far away from relevancy. Can we just give Patrick Mahomes the NFL MVP right now?
Hard to believe we are halfway through the season. By now we know who most of the contenders are, but there's a whole lot of ball left to play. Without further ado, the mid-season power rankings from Views From The 22: 1. Rams- This team is not unbeatable, but Aaron Donald is unblockable 2. Patriots- 12. I hate to say it so. My intentions are not to come off as
The Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons opened up the 99th NFL season Thursday night. The game for the most part felt like a 5th preseason game. Kickoff and the banner reveal were delayed due to weather condition and it felt like it sucked the energy out of the players. Cris Colinsworth mentioned on the broadcast how exhausted players are under normal conditions during week 1, add in the long night
It’s a game of Chess. Queen Aaron Donald and Khalil Mack both earned new contracts before the 2018 regular season got under way. The 2016 Defensive Player of The Year (Mack) and the 2017 Defensive Player Of The Year (Donald) refused to give up an inch and like any good defensive lineman, understood the leverage they had. Donald struck the richest contract by a defensive player in NFL history inking
Kirk Cousins is leaving the nation’s capital and heading to Minnesota on a 3-year $84 million dollar fully guaranteed contract to the Minnesota Vikings. The Redskins had Cousins’ replacement a month before free agency began when they agreed to a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs for QB Alex Smith. Alas, Jay Gruden and Cousins are no longer together, and it was a separation which needed to happen. Cousins started
The Virginia Cavaliers are the top team in college basketball and top team in the ACC. Coming off a regular season win of the conference they were obviously the number one seed in their tournament. Cavaliers benefiting from a straight bye to the quarterfinals got underway Thursday against Louisville. Louisville a team hit with scandal this year were hit with a beat down in this game. At the 12:28 mark
Rances Barthelemy (26-1, 13 KO) trying to make history met Kiryl Relikh (22-2, 19 KO) Saturday night. This undercard fight made way for potential history. If Barthelemy wins, he becomes first Cuban to be a three division world champion. As the fight went on, it was evident history won't be made. Relikh starts the fight more active than Barthelemy in a feeling out first round. Little did anyone know at
Talented young Mexican, Oscar Valdez (24-0, 19 KO) found himself facing Englishman, Scott Quigg (34-2-2, 25 KO). Quigg weighed in at 128.8 pounds, which is 2.8 pounds heavier than that of the featherweight limit. Since he came in overweight, he will not be able to win the title, but the fight went on. Valdez off to a quick start and assault to the body in the first two rounds. The
Mikey Garcia (38-0, 30 KO) looking for his fourth division title Saturday night when taking on IBF World Super Lightweight champions Sergey Lipinets (13-1, 10 KO). The beginning of the fight both men were cautious. Feeling out process applied to both fighters and had fans waiting almost two minutes for a landed shot. Garcia would be the first off every time trying to develop his jab. As normal for Garcia
Trending up is WBA Light Heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol (13-0, 11 KO). This continued Saturday night as he took on his biggest challenge thus far crafty boxer Sullivan Barrera (21-2, 14 KO). Before the fight most saw it as being too high a step up for the champion. Was seen as the underdog to many thinking he'd be outclassed by Barrera. This was his day to change the narrative completely.