Archive for October 25th, 2011

Luke Fickell on Wisconsin: “Their wake-up call has already been had”

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

When Luke Fickell took over for Jim Tressel in the midst of a huge college football scandal, I didn’t have a great feeling about his ability to be the head coach of a major college football power like Ohio State. In fairness to him, he was placed in a really ...

Tom Brady Bemoans His Offense’s Consistency Through Six Games Despite Having the Top Passing Game in the League

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Once again Tom Brady has his New England Patriots off to a good start. Despite having to work in new receivers at times and dealing with injuries to his top pass-catchers, Brady is once again playing at an MVP level and New England is sitting on top of the AFC ...

Sean Payton on the New Orleans Saints 62-7 thrashing of the Indianapolis Colts: “You just don’t see scores like that very often.”

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Sean Payton may have been forced off the sidelines and into the coaches box upstairs with his broken leg and torn knee ligament, but that hardly mattered for the New Orleans Saints in their Sunday Night Football matchup with the Indianapolis Colts. Drew Brees was 31-of-35, completing 89 percent of ...

Joe Torre on Beer in MLB Clubhouses: “It’s up to the individual club to police what they do and make the decisions.”

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Joe Torre raised eyebrows when he mentioned that Major League Baseball planned to look into the matter of teams allowing beer in their respective clubhouses. The discussion, of course, stems from the reports of Boston Red Sox players imbibing during games this season. Torre, the executive vice president of baseball ...

Brent Grimes on Lions Defenders’ Comments to Injured Matt Ryan: “That’s just not cool. That comes back to people.”

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

The Atlanta Falcons' victory over the Detroit Lions should have been about a Super Bowl caliber team finally playing like one, winning consecutive games and doing so on the road in Detroit. It could have been about the Falcons mostly quieting down Calvin Johnson except for one long touchdown. Instead, a ...

Plaxico Burress on Randy McMichael’s comments: “We got the win and they gotta think about it for a long plane ride home.”

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Plaxico Burress was feeling the heat this week from the New York media after having a sub-par start to the 2011 season. Plax took all the criticism in stride and only blamed himself for his struggles. His hard work paid off against the San Diego Chargers as New York posted ...