Middlekauff

By John Middlekauff In Middlekauff
There is no growth without a little confrontation, especially in the NFL. Tension is good. Animosity is not just warranted; it’s usually a daily occurrence. The weight can crush a lot of people, but most high-level coaches thrive in this environment. It is high stakes poker with a football, helmets and millions -- even billions -- of dollars on the line. In the last seven days we have seen...

Harris

By John Harris In Film Room
I finally completed a full analysis of the quarterbacks in the Rose Bowl, 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Florida State’s Jameis Winston and 2014 Heisman Trophy winner Oregon’s Marcus Mariota. If you followed the game on social media that day, the numbers probably told a little different story when it was all said and done, much more so than social media’s constructive narrative. I...

Langenkamp

By Jake Langenkamp In Weekly
QB 1. Aaron Rodgers ($10,000 – FD/$9,000 – DK): Rodgers is the highest priced quarterback, and for good reason. After losing in Buffalo last week, Rodgers and the Packers find themselves in a must-win situation against the Buccaneers, who have given up the 12th most points to quarterbacks this season. The Bucs are reeling and just lost their best defender, defensive tackle Gerald...