Tom Brady Makes Me Feel Young; Mike Vrabel Makes Me Feel Old

Football season is upon us, and while I am now older than the average NFL player, I take solace in … More

LeBron’s Greatness is Bigger than Basketball

When LeBron James agreed to join the Los Angeles Lakers last month, I was not surprised, but also not mad. … More

Chip Kelly Belongs in the Pac-12

After failed NFL tenures in Philadelphia and San Francisco, and after a year away from coaching, former University of Oregon … More

Martellus Bennett and the Patriots Need Each Other

This week, under bizarre circumstances, the Green Bay Packers cut tight end Martellus Bennett. Bennett was claimed off waivers by … More

Jimmy Garoppolo Did His Job

Six magnificent quarters. Six. Magnificent. Quarters. Four quarters of winning football against the Arizona Cardinals in the opening game of … More

Keeping the Band Together

Good football teams lose their coaching talent as the seasons go on. It’s a part of life. But the New … More

Chip Kelly Failed in San Francisco, But Did Not Cause the 49ers’ Failures

The first piece of writing I published in 2016 was about the San Francisco 49ers, their decision to hire Chip … More