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Tom Brady and the Patriots last played Russell Wilson and the Seahawks in 2012, when Wilson was a rookie.

Super Bowl week has become the most insufferable week on the American sporting calendar. It’s a week where the NBA hasn’t hit full stride, NCAA basketball’s regular season is still meaningless to watch, and baseball’s 2015 season has been taken off of the hot stove but not yet put on our plates. It’s a week […]

Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers center Cody Wallace (72) lines up against the Cincinnati Bengals defense during the second half at Heinz Field. The Steelers won 30-20. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

Week 17 is finally here, with plenty of teams still fighting for their playoff lives. That said, there are also plenty of teams who are playing for absolutely nothing at all. It’s pretty difficult to muster up enough care to tune into Giants vs. Redskins or Bucs vs. Saints, let alone write up a prediction […]

LeSean McCoy, left, #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles and DeMarco Murrary #29 of the Dallas Cowboys.

The NFL Owners have unanimously agreed to a new, “stricter,” personal conduct policy, presented by Roger Goodell and announced publicly, without consulting the Player’s Association. Without consulting the Player’s Association? I’m all for regulating domestic violence and other crimes out of the league, but if the commissioner thinks he has enough footing to impose new […]

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch runs in for touchdown past Philadelphia Eagles' Asante Samuel in the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, in Seattle.

This Sunday is Pearl Harbor Day, the day that President Roosevelt famously said was “a date which will live in infamy.” Coincidentally, that same rhetoric can be used to describe the “Geno Smith era,” Tampa Bay’s season, and the last decade of Oakland Raider football… Thank you to all the troops, past, present, and future, who […]

Side-by-side comparison of New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady and Green Bay Packers' quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

There are few things better than the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Leftovers are still plentiful and delicious, football is hot and heavy, and the loud, crazy side of your family has finally left. Serenity has never felt so sweet… Anyway… Washington vs. Indy – If Andrew Luck’s the new Peyton Manning, does that make Robert Griffin […]

The Dallas Cowboys offense lines up against the New York Giants defense during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct., 19, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

I had a bad week last week, and I’m sure you probably had a bad week last week too. It was bizarre, unexpected and, frankly, uncalled for. From where I’m sitting, I see no reason to dwell on it. Let’s press on! Cleveland vs. Atlanta – The Falcons lead their division with a  4-6 record, […]

Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts shakes hands with Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots following their game on November 18, 2012 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

2014 is shaping up to be a very transitional year for NFL teams and their quarterbacks. We’ve seen youthful shifts in teams such as the Vikings, Jags and Raiders, and now even more teams find themselves starting QBs that, frankly, they didn’t want to start two months ago. Zach Mettenberger gets to continue proving that […]

Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers

So, let me get this straight: The NFL, a league that suddenly prides itself on player safety, is allowing the owner (Jerry Jones) of its most popular team (The Cowboys) to publicly shame his star quarterback (Tony Romo) into playing this weekend with two fractures in his twice-surgically repaired back? Nine hours away in a […]

Matt Birk #77 of the Baltimore Ravens prepares to snap the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium on December 5, 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland. Pittsburgh won 13-10. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Last week, Questionable Calls limped into the locker room with an 8-6 record. It’s not something I’m proud of. Sure, you couldn’t even get Bill Swerski to pick Jay Cutler over Tom Brady, but Big Ben throwing for 522 yards? Colt McCoy beating the Cowboys? No one could have seen that coming. But alas, living […]

Barry Cofield #96 of the Washington Redskins carries the ball against Barry Church #42 of the Dallas Cowboys and Bruce Carter #54 of the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Two weeks ago when Questionable Calls debuted, I went 9-4 because I refused to count the tie between the Bengals and the Panthers. Last week I went 9-4 again, because, frankly, I forgot to throw a prediction down for Bears and the Dolphins. That omission ending up serving me well. Anyway, it’s on to a […]

Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos looks down field during a preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on August 17, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Someone needs to tell Mike Nugent and the Bengals that the prediction business is tough enough; we don’t need to throw in the occasional tie just to mix things up. And seriously NFL, why is tying even an option? Just give each team a few more timeouts and put another fifteen minutes on the clock. […]

Members of the Philadelphia Eagles offense block members of the New York Giants defense during the second half at Lincoln Financial Field on September 25, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Giants defeated the Eagles 29-16. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

It’s hard to believe that when the dust settles on Week Six, we’ll already be a third of the way through the NFL Season. It seems like only yesterday that preseason gossip had us believing that Johnny Football might actually play this year and Blake Bortles probably wouldn’t. Through these first five weeks we’ve witnessed […]

Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks runs with the ball against the Green Bay Packers at Century Link Field on September 4, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

The NFL is back and, as is the case with every new season, with an abundance of unknown variables set to play out. Teams have changed, players have aged, and new players have entered the league, once again creating a dynamic that is truly unique to the new year. NFL football, both on and off […]

Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the third inning of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Comerica Park on July 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Dodgers 14-5. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Even though about 60% of the MLB season is in the books, the All-Star break represents the theoretical halfway point. Therefore, it’s a great opportunity to check-in around the league and assess our preseason predictions. Looking back, our crystal ball has not failed, as we accurately identified teams on the rise and set to disappoint […]

San Antonio Spurs players and coaches participate in a celebration after winning the 2014 NBA Championship. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

When we previewed the NBA Finals a few weeks back, we were too scared and uncertain to even predict a winner. The only confident prediction was a 7-game series but, in the end, the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Miami Heat in just 5 games. What we expected to be one of the most closely-matched […]

Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings holds up the Stanley Cup during Los Angeles Kings victory parade and rally June 16, 2014, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

The 2013-14 NHL season wrapped up with the Los Angeles Kings defeating the New York Rangers in five games to raise the coveted Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons. Dubbed the “Comeback Kings” for all the times they were able to battle back from behind, the Kings showed resilience, heart, and deep […]

Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs after Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals during the 2014 NBA playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on may 31, 2014 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Who: San Antonio Spurs vs. Miami Heat What: NBA Finals Where: AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX When: Thursday, June 5th, 2014 at 9PM ET TV Channel: ABC For the first time since the Chicago Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz in 1997 and 1998, the same two teams will square off in consecutive NBA Finals. With […]

Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings poses with the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl after defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 5 to 4 in overtime in Game Seven to win the Western Conference Final in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Who: New York Rangers vs. Los Angeles Kings What: Stanley Cup Final series opener When: Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 Where: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA TV Channel: NBC The New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings have already made history in these 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs. Both became the first two NHL teams ever to […]

Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers receives a pass from teammate Blake Griffin #32 during a game against the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center on March 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)

The 2014 NBA Playoffs kick off on Saturday and Movoli has the breakdown and preview for each of the first round matchups. Eastern Conference: No. 8 Atlanta Hawks vs. No 1. Indiana Pacers: Despite finishing under .500, the Atlanta Hawks emerged from the regular season with the 8th seed in the East. They face a […]