Brains Count: Belichick and Patriots Win Today Feb05

Brains Count: Belich...

After reading a ton this week about the Super Bowl and related articles I have come away emboldened.  I have not read or heard a thing I did not know. What does that mean? Maybe the writers and pundits are not so smart as they are the experts and if I can figure it out… well you can draw your...

The Super Bowl Psychology-Bigger Than All Feb05

The Super Bowl Psych...

The Super Bowl has become such an important event in our society that it has taken on the stature of many of our religious and national holidays and has become embedded in our family traditions. As a stand-alone two week event it seems bigger than any religious holiday– and well it...

Giants Lay Egg In Green Bay-Predictable Jan08

Giants Lay Egg In Gr...

All week long I heard and read about how when the Giants get into the playoffs they are a dangerous team.  Memories of 2007 and 2011 were being thrown about like disposable diapers. Well they were disposable diapers as the Giants put up a stinker against Green Bay! First, memories are just...

Broncos Lucky To Hav...

I am not sure what game you were watching on Sunday when the Broncos beat the Patriots 20-18. Yes 20-18. The Pats came within a two point conversion of tying the game despite overcoming so many offensive self-inflicted wounds that most mortals would have been dead on arrival. Sure the Broncos...

Manning and Brady Struggle With Brilliance Jan23

Manning and Brady St...

History has shown that the Tom Brady’s and Peyton Manning’s of the football world come around once in a generation. While each has left their mark on the playing field in terms of successes, they are both truly football geniuses who have made those around them better. Having done research in...

Tom Brady: 10 Things About Deflategate Desperation Cheating- More May24

Tom Brady: 10 Things...

1-Tom Brady cheated because he probably had been doing it for quite some time and had not been caught. 2-Given the talent Brady has there is no reason for him to cheat. Why did he cheat? 3-It suggests a mindset that cheating is condoned within the organization which from all reports it is....

The New England Patr...

Talk all you want and more the New England Patriots own the best regular season record for the last fifteen years. Additionally, they have won three Super Bowls over that period of time. Few teams in any sport can compare to the Patriots winning excellence. It is easy to see how fans of other...

Deflate Gate: Belichick and Brady In the Cross Hairs Jan24

Deflate Gate: Belich...

There is no way around the fact that the Patriots violated the rules if they under inflated the balls. There is no condoning or excusing it if in fact they did it!!  And at this point it is not clear that they did. I could certainly see how teams that were beaten by the Patriots would be very...

Lebron James Hypocrite Extraordinaire Jul18

Lebron James Hypocri...

Lebron James is a hypocrite plain and simple. Four years ago James talked about building a long term dynasty in Miami and at the first opportunity he bailed. What does it mean– not much unless you were the jilted one. What upsets people who have been the victims of a change of heart is...

Michael Sam: The NFL’s Version of Kinky Boots Feb11

Michael Sam: The NFL...

Michael Sam has chosen to announce that he is homosexual right before the NFL draft. Although both homosexuality and heterosexuality have been around since the beginning of time, it seems that the NFL as it is being portrayed is the last bastion of untouched, purified heterosexuality where...

The New England Patriots: How To Deal With Disappointments- Once Again Jan20

The New England Patr...

The New England Patriots are by any standard a very successful franchise. Their record is unparalleled having won the most games of any team since their last Super Bowl win in 2004. The Patriots have also made the post season most frequently since their last Super Bowl appearing in 8 of 9...

NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYO...

As the New England Patriots prepare to play the Indianapolis Colts tonight up in Foxboro it might be prudent to step back and take a look at what is nothing less than a modern era football dynasty. It is very difficult to pick against the Patriots at home. Given how injury ravaged the team...

Patriots Run Ball Do...

The New England Patriots dominated the Colts in Foxboro by running it down their throats. It was a physically punishing game as the Patriots just rang it up on the Colts dominating on both sides of the line. I did mention that any team that gave up 44 points to the Chiefs was vulnerable. And...

NFL Divisional Playo...

The NFL Divisional Round is quickly approaching. Saturday features two great match-ups. Football at its best!  First up, the Seahawks against the underdog Saints followed by the magical comeback kid Andrew Luck and the Colts versus the polarizing but also resilient-brilliant Tom Brady and the...

NFL Coaching Rumor Mill Works Wonders For All-Updated Jan01

NFL Coaching Rumor M...

After the firing of so many NFL head coaches on Black Monday immediate speculation began about who would fill the new head coaching openings. Since that time there have been a ton of rumors about who will land up where and those rumors play important roles in our psychological and emotional...

Fired Coaches and Fans Deal With Psychological and Emotional Adjustments Dec30

Fired Coaches and Fa...

Black Monday is upon us, already many coaches have been let go, and there is little doubt that there are more firings to come.  The reactions from fans, players, and those within their respective organizations is overwhelming, but I can assure you that the coaches who were let go are...

In Sports And Life Blown Calls Can Have Devastating Effects Dec29

In Sports And Life B...

Every single week during the year various sports leagues release statements which are basically a mea culpa for the mistakes that their officials made. Some are worse than others and their mistakes can have drastic effects on the lives and careers of both players and coaches. This is the...

The Patriots: How To Deal With Missed Opportunities Dec16

The Patriots: How To...

The New England Patriots are by any standard a very successful franchise. Their record is unparalleled having won the most games of any team since their last Super Bowl win in 2004. The Patriots have also made the post season most frequently since their last Super Bowl appearing in 8 of 9...

Manning and Brady: The Downside of Brilliance Nov24

Manning and Brady: T...

History has shown that the Tom Brady’s and Peyton Manning’s of the football world come around once in a generation.  While each has left their mark on the playing field in terms of successes, they are both truly football geniuses who have made those around them better. This has been no easy...

Rex Ryan: A Changed Man Also Gives Rise To A Changed Jets Team Nov18

Rex Ryan: A Changed ...

Rex Ryan just a mere two months ago was being portrayed as a buffoon who was on life support as far as it pertained to his chances of returning to the New York Jets next season. With a behavioral history that would have begged the question whether or not Ryan was diagnosable he was a sure...