In advance of this year’s draft and my upcoming book, here’s Day 19 of the countdown. Did you know? There is a website at draftmetrics.com that attempts to analyze the NFL Draft on a statistical basis. In a sense, it’s the Moneyball approach to the NFL Draft. Bengals Thought: If you’re rating draft success based […]
In advance of this year’s draft and my upcoming book, here’s Day 20 of the countdown. Did you know? There’s a a fantasy game at www.playthedraft.com where you create a portfolio featuring stocks of different players and attempt to accumulate as much money as possible as those stocks fluctuate during the draft process. Bengals […]
In advance of this year’s draft and my upcoming book, here’s Day 22 of the countdown. Did you know? Former Bengals tight end Reggie Kelly, who was drafted in the second round of the draft by the Atlanta Falcons, thought he might be selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and former head coach Tony […]
In advance of this year’s draft and my upcoming book, the draft countdown continues. Did you know? NFL Network Mike Mayock was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 10th round of the 1981 draft. His dad was a Steelers draft pick in the 1950s. Bengals Thought: In Mayock’s most recent draft […]
Continuing the draft coutndown in advance of this year’s draft and my upcoming book, here’s Day 23 (a day late). Did you know? Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. was nearly hired in the Baltimore Colts personnel department before joining ESPN. Bengals Thought: Kiper predicted Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree for the Bengals in his latest […]
Frustration with the lack of activity from the Bengals is reaching a level I haven’t seen since Mike Brown’s press conference following the 2010 season announcing Marvin Lewis’ new contract. Fans see the mountain of cash that the Bengals are sitting on (the tallest in the league) then look at the short list of transactions […]
For the fans of teams like the Seahawks and the Broncos, the start of free agency has been a double-scoop of football goodness. For us Bengals fans, however, it has been about as appetizing as a rice cake with a side of celery. Healthy, disciplined, and boring. Let’s make ourselves feel better by looking around […]
2012 was a great year to be a Bengals fan! They made the playoffs in back to back years for the first time in 30 years. That’s amazing. The Bengals are an up and coming team STILL and they play in a division where the rest of the players are turning into grumpy old men. […]
With no further games to discuss for the next seven months, and with John Clayton releasing the list of salary cap space yesterday, it is time to firing up the discussions about free agency.
The Podcast Awards were announced at New Media Expo in Las Vegas Monday night January 7th.