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Competitive Imbalance

Professional sports leagues are supposed to be symmetrical. Every division is supposed to be the equal of every other division, and each conference is supposed to be able to match up approximately perfectly with its counterpart. Obviously that can't literally happen, because drafting and money and cities and whatnot,…

The Price Of Mediocrity

How much is an average quarterback worth? I'll give you a hint: it is not $17.61 million. What if I told you that he's improving, and that he's a former first overall pick about to enter his age 27 season? What if I told you that his team owned a probable top ten draft pick in the next draft, in addition to a pick in…

The Shady Show

The first Sunday of the football year brought Chip Kelly's offense running riot over Washington, and the rematch promised a similar offensive output. I had no choice but to watch two of the best offenses in the league trade potshots, and I tracked my thoughts and reactions throughout. Here is my story.

Poor Florida

Florida's NFL teams have been just awful this season, on the field and off. The Jaguars just picked up their first win of the season, leaving the Buccaneers as the only winless team in the league. They host Monday Night Football tonight against the Dolphins, owners of four wins and generators of a million columns this…