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NFL Weekend with John Brockway

NFL NOTES 2016 COACHING HIRE GRADES CHIP KELLY – 49ERS – KELLY IS A GOOD PLAY-CALLER AND HAS EXPERIENCE IN THE LEAGUE BUT HAS QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS GAME-MANAGEMENT AND LOCKER ROOM LEADERSHIP SKILLS. GRADE: B MIKE MULARKEY – TITANS – THE TITANS STAYED IN-HO– USE FOR A GUY WHO HAS FAILED IN TWO PREVIOUS COACHING STINTS. MULARKEY DOES HAVE FAMILIARITY ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

SUPER BOWL 50 REVIEW COMING INTO THE SUPER BOWL THE CAROLINA PANTHERS MADE IT CLEAR THAT IT WAS GOING TO BE JUST ANOTHER GAME AND THAT THEY FELT NO ADDED PRESSURE. ONCE THE GAME STARTED THAT SEEMED TO BE ENTIRELY FALSE. CAM NEWTON OVERTHREW NUMEROUS PASSES, RECEIVERS DROPPED EASY BALLS, AND THE TEAM’S BODY LANGUAGE SHOWED THEY MIGHT BE JUST ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

NFL GAME PICKS Playoff Record: 7-3 Regular Season Record: 160-96 SUPER BOWL 50 BRONCOS VS PANTHERS BRONCOS FIVE QUESTIONS: 1. CAN THEY TURN SHORT PLAYS INTO LONG PLAYS? MY ANSWER: A FEW 2. WILL THE RUNNING BACKS AVERAGE MORE THAN FOUR YARDS PER CARRY? MY ANSWER: NO 3. CAN THEIR EDGE RUSHERS SHED SOME OF THE EXTRA PANTHERS BLOCKERS? MY ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

NFL GAME PICKS Last Week: 1-1 Playoff Record: 7-3 Regular Season record: 160-96 SUPER BOWL PICK – NEXT WEEK SUPER BOWL QUICK HITS – KICKOFF IS SCHEDULED FOR 6:30 P.M. EST AT LEVI’S STADIUM IN SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA – THE PANTHERS OPENED AS A 3.5-5.5 POINT FAVORITE – THE HALFTIME SHOW WILL BE HEADLINED BY ROCK BAND COLDPLAY – THE HEAD ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

NFL CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND GAME PICKS Last week: 3-1 Playoff Record: 6-2 Regular Season Record: 160-96 AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME PATRIOTS AT BRONCOS: THE PATRIOTS AND LEAGUE’S THIRD-HIGHEST SCORING OFFENSE (29.1 PPG) FACE OFF AGAINST THE BRONCOS AND THE LEAGUE’S FOURTH-BEST SCORING DEFENSE (18.5 PPG) IN WHAT COULD BE THE FINAL MEETING EVER BETWEEN TOM BRADY AND PEYTON MANNING. BOTH TEAMS HAVE ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway with Playoff Picks

NFL WILD CARD ROUND GAME PICKS Last week: 10-6 Regular Season Record: 160-96 CHIEFS AT TEXANS: THIS GAME SHOULD BE A TOUGH DEFENSIVE BATTLE RESULTING IN A LOW-SCORING GAME WHERE MISTAKES WILL MEAN EVEN MORE AND TAKING CARE OF THE BALL WILL BE EVEN MORE PRESCIOUS. FIVE QUESTIONS: 1. CAN THE TEXANS FORCE ALEX SMITH TO THROW UNCHARACTERISTIC INTERCEPTIONS IN ... Read More »

NY Jets Season Review by Mike Lalor

As an organization, both on and off the field, the Jets made significant progress in 2015. The pairing of first-year GM Mike Maccagnan and HC Todd Bowles is a win for Jets’ Owner Woody Johnson, as the GM-HC combo provides the franchise with the stability and cooperation that was sorely lacking the previous two seasons. As we mentioned at the ... Read More »

NY Giants Season Review by Mike Lalor

Last Sunday, the N.Y. Giants concluded their disappointing 2015 campaign with a 35-30 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles at Met Life Stadium. After rallying from an early 14-3 deficit, the Giants led 27-21 late in the 3rd quarter and were deep in Eagles’ territory looking to take a commanding two-score lead. But, the Eagles were able to hit Giant QB ... Read More »

NFL Weekend with John Brockway

NFL WEEK 16 GAME PICKS Last week: 10-6 Season Record: 142-82 TOP GAMES REDSKINS AT EAGLES: WASHINGTON CAN WRAP UP THE NFC EAST WITH A VICTORY WHILE THE EAGLES NEED TO WIN OUT TO TAKE THE DIVISION. IF KIRK COUSINS CONTINUES HIS RECENT TREND OF NON0TURNOVER FOOTBALL AND THE ‘SKINS FORCE SOME QUICK POSSESSIONS ON DEFENSE, THEY HAVE AN EXCELLENT ... Read More »