The Best Non-Call of the Super Bowl

We know what everyone thinks was the worst decision of the Super Bowl – Pete Carroll’s decision to throw on 2nd down (everyone except for our very own Young Gun). But let’s talk about the moment before that 2nd down throw: The moment when every Patriots fan in the U.S. of A. was yelling at…

It Was Actually A Good Play Call By Carroll And The Seahawks

Listen carefully, ‘great call, terrible execution.’ Pete Caroll’s Darrell Bevell’s Russell Wilson’s(oh, who the hell knows who’s decision this was) infamous call to throw the football from the 1 yard-line with less than 30 seconds left, down four to win Super Bowl XLIX- backfired.  The football was thrown by Wilson into a window where un-drafted rookie, Patriots’ cornerback(and former…

History Always Repeats Itself

Everybody loves to play Monday Quarterback, so if you haven’t heard your cubicle neighbor pontificate about “proper play calling” for a 2nd and goal situation with 20 seconds left on the clock, then I suspect you’re the jackass doing the spouting. But if you really want to impress your coworkers today, then I suggest riding…

The Patriots And ‘Deflate Gate’ – Reaction

It’s hard to know what to make of the situation regarding the New England Patriots and their tactic of deflating of 11 of their 12 game ball for the AFC Championship Game.  Was this practice of getting an edge spear-headed by their maniacally competitive coach, Bill Belichick?  It’s also hard to imagine what would’ve happened if they would’ve followed…

Officiating Stays Consistent In The Big Game

The Sports Frappe has been reporting all year on the consistency of officiating gaffes that have affected the outcomes of contests this season in the National Football League. Tonight in an awesome matchup between the first time to get there Cardinals and the trying to be the first to win 6 Steelers, it is this…

Lessons Learned In Defeat

Now that we can move beyond all this crazy talk about the Patriots being the best championship team of all time, let’s take a few moments to focus on what we’ve learned from yesterday’s Super Bowl upset. In no particular order: 1. Never underestimate the ability of the underdog.This should be becoming more and more…

Super Bowl Forecast

Since Bicoastal Bias has already given you his take on the Super Bowl this weekend (no surprise, he picked the Patriots), I’m here to tell you his name should be Blind Bias and that the New York Giants will win Super Bowl XLII. Yes, you can re-read that last clause as many times as you…