People who get paid to give their opinion on television are going to say things that turn out wrong all of the time. It’s part of the job. Even the best hitters only have a successful at-bat 33% of the time and the weather forecast is never completely accurate.
However, there is a step beyond “hey, I got this wrong” that involves someone stepping out on a limb, having it...
Everyone remembers the New England Patriots getting shellacked by the Kansas City Chiefs 41-14 in front of a national audience on Monday Night Football.
But how about before that game?
ESPN analysts and former NFL quarterbacks Steve Young and Trent Dilfer blasted the 2-1 Patriots and how they had built their roster. Young said the Patriots were in transition mode, while Dilfer argued...
Cam Newton's handshake with Ray Lewis is a little bit different than the ones he shares with Steve Levy, Steve Young and Trent Dilfer.
NFL rules dictate that somebody had to win the NFC South. The Carolina Panthers did just that, making the playoffs with a losing record at 7-8-1 thanks to a final week beatdown of the Falcons 34-3 in Atlanta. The Panthers’ victory in the winner-take-all game ended up being the last for Falcons coach Mike Smith.
The Panthers were an afterthought for much of the season in the...
Photo courtesy of ESPNTrent Dilfer has always been notorious for his harsh critique of NFL teams and players. One month ago, Dilfer (like many critics) ripped the New England Patriots, calling them "weak" after their blowout loss to Kansas City back in week 4. "We saw a weak team. The New England Patriots, let's face it...they're NOT good anymore. They're weak." - Trent Dilfer—...
ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer may have been dumbing down things a bit too much when he offered this piece of insight during Sunday's coverage: "You cannot lose games in the NFL and still win".Technically, that's true, but you could put anyone up there to say that. H/T NIS.
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