Protect the Shield: Problems With Today's NFL Image

The NFL needs auditing. Not the financial kind, but a careful review of the League's moral code, the so-called "Shield" of such-and-such. A stern reality check.Bud Light, the official beer of the NFL. "Cold Hard Facts", brought to you by Coors Light. The League has championed the commercialization of alcoholic beverages, loosely supporting their fans to drink...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers at Dallas Cowboys: Week 15 NFL Pick

Pittsburgh Steelers (7-6) at Dallas Cowboys (7-6) After the Steelers’ loss last week, I was expecting them to be dogs here, especially after the Cowboys big win as dogs last week. There was no early line last week because Ben Roethlisberger’s status was still in doubt so I didn’t know really what to expect in terms of this line. I was expecting them to be dogs, though dogs...
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December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Ratliff surgery not yet season-ending

IRVING, Texas Nose tackle Jay Ratliff underwent surgery for a sports hernia on Thursday, Dallas Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones told Dallas radio station 105.3 The Fan, adding that the club has not yet decided if the four-time Pro Bowler's injury is season-ending. "We're not sure of that,'' Jones said, while acknowledging that a standard recovery period...
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December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Week 14: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Each week, various members of the Helmet2Helmet forum community — known as Team Ugly (which includes yours truly) — will analyze, criticize, praise, and mock all of the happenings from the prior week of NFL action in their own unique way. Previously: Week 13 | Week 12 | Week 10 | Week 9 | Week 8 | Week 7 | Week 6 | Week 5 | Week 4 | Week 3 | Week 2 | Week 1 We hoped that Week...
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December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: Jones, Ratliff in confrontation

CINCINNATI Because of groin, ankle and foot problems, four-time Pro Bowl nose tackle Jay Ratliff hasn't played for the Dallas Cowboys since Nov. 18 vs. the Cleveland Browns. He missed his seventh game of the year when the Cowboys kicked off Sunday at Cincinnati. But he was "active" in a sense on Dec. 2 after the Cowboys beat the Eagles. Ratliff engaged in what sources...
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December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Week 14: Against the Spread Picks and Predictions

The NFL has entered it’s final month of the regular season. Playoff races are heating up, especially in the NFC, where several teams are trying to position themselves for a wildcard seed. For the first time this season, weather will play a large role in the majority of games played this weekend. With heavy rain forecast and even heavy snowfall impacting one contest, several games...
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Analysis of Week 6 Roster Moves – Defense

Second in this week’s look at the roster churning, we’ll take a look at the defensive side of the ball. Due to significant injury questions in the defense’s front seven, the Colts, this week, have released CB Justin King while signing free agent NT Antonio Dixon and elevating both DE Clifton Geathers and OLB Jerry Brown from the practice squad to the active roster. It...
Via The Colts Authority
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Colts pluck LB out of Arena League

The Colts signed outside linebacker Jerry Brown and waived linebacker Brandon Peguese. Brown played at the University of Illinois, where he had just 13 tackles. But he hooked on with the Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League in 2011 before joining the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League. He returned to the AFL this year, playing in 10 games for the San...
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May 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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