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

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

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

What’s Washington Doing?

One of my biggest regrets as a writer is the two years or so I took off from writing about … 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

Two Kinds of Greatness

My readers may have noticed over the years that even though the NFL is a juggernaut of a league, and … 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