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Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Best Number One Pick for Every Team in NFL Draft History

The Bucs are Super Bowl champions. In upending the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs, Tom Brady in his first season as the starting quarterback in Tampa won his seventh Lombardi Trophy in his 10th attempt. With that said, it becomes the second NFL title for Tampa who in their debut season of 1976 got off to a terrible start losing every game that season and finishing 0-14. ...

Tennessee Titans - Best Number One Pick for Every Team in NFL Draft History

In 1996, then Houston Oilers owner Bud Adams did what many owners have done before him...moved his team to a new city. On to Nashville did the Oilers go retaining their nickname until 1999 when the team was renamed to the Titans. They left behind a void in Houston that remained until the Texans were established in 2002. This team was in Houston from the onset in 1961 as a membe ...

The Washington Football Team - Best Number One Pick for Every Team in NFL Draft History

As silly as it seems, the Redskins abandoned their name in 2020 resulting from public pressure to change the name after it was deemed racist. But the Redskins have a long and storied history that dates back to the very first draft in 1936. It took Washington just two drafts to find one of the greatest quarterbacks ever in the first-round as Sammy Baugh came to the nation’s capi ...

Recap of the Best Number One Pick for Every Team in NFL Draft History

Now that every team has been covered, who would be the best player ever drafted in the first-round throughout the history of the NFL? There have been so many great ones it’s a very difficult choice. But this would be my list of finalists: 1957: Paul Hornung, (Green Bay) 1957: Jim Brown (Cleveland) 1962: Ernie Davis, (Washington-because of his tragic death, he never got to ...

Tom Brady’s Buccaneers Take Down MVP Aaron Rodgers in NFC Title Game to Advance to the Super Bowl

Entering the postseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a Wild Card team on the road, beating the Washington Football Team. The Buccaneers advanced to the Divisional Round for a Brady/Brees matchup. Marking the first time in their careers they’ve ever played each other in the playoffs. As the Bucs faced a familiar foe, their division rival New Orleans Saints in the Superdome. Prio ...

Are the National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide NFL Worthy?

If the Alabama Crimson Tide were to be pit against the 1-15 Jacksonville Jaguars, who wins that game? It won’t happen but what if it did? Some might say no college team can compete with a team from the National Football League, but I beg to differ. I honestly believe that Nick Saban’s boys would either give the Jags a run for their money or defeat them. But before you scoff at ...

Wild End for Big Ben on Wild Card Weekend?

This short takes edition will be a small commentary on the wild card games played in the first round of this season’s playoffs. That is until I get to my team’s game. The Steelers were embarrassed on their field by the Cleveland Browns and now stay home for the remainder of the postseason. Humiliating is a great word for that surprising Browns victory and there is much to say ...

Alabama, Saban, and Company Makes History Winning National Championship Game

The Alabama Crimson Tide put on an explosive showing of offense as they compiled 621 yards of total offense as they captured their 6th National Championship since 2009. In the process, Alabama’s head coach Nick Saban broke Paul “Bear” Bryant’s record after his victory over Ohio State gave him 7 total titles for his career breaking a tie with the legendary coach. This victory f ...

Murray, Jones, & Lock Sophomore Season Review

Ahead of the 2020 NFL season, I broke down the role for each of the five major Quarterbacks from the 2019 draft class coming into the new season. As second-year Quarterbacks and the bar that was set by Quarterback MVPs Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson in years prior. Now it is time to look back and see how these Quarterbacks performed in their second season. Breaking down whet ...