The best players in the NFL make $30 million in guarantees. Average players in the NBA make that. When it comes to guaranteed money, NFL players clearly are sitting at the children's' table.
In this episode, in addition to some G-Men talk, we address the recently concluded 2010 Winter Olympics, Saved By the Bell, and our ongoing social commentary on TV commercials.
Now entering one of the most important off-seasons in the history of the NFL, it is time to take a cue from David Letterman and go list the Top 10 Stories to Watch in what could be a turbulent 2010 NFL off-season.
The Saints are the winners, no doubt about that. However, there are some who have to be feeling sick about the result, mostly due to their own mistakes coming back to bite them by the hand of Drew Brees and the loveable Saints.
A record 106 million viewers tuned in this past Sunday to watch the much-anticipated Super Bowl commercials -- surpassing the commercials shown during the finale of Mash in 1983.
How gutsy was that onside kick coming out of halftime? The balls on Sean Payton are undoubtedly made of some undiscovered substance stronger than even our strongest alloys.
Stud of the game: Tracy Porter. I know Drew Brees won MVP (because really, the winning QB almost always gets MVP), but Tracy Porter's pick in the four...
It's hard to think that the NFL might have peaked in its popularity. But in the wake of record-shattering ratings, the NFL will have to grapple with a potentially game-arresting labor dispute.
1. The best Super Bowl. Ever. Notice how I refrained from using the word "greatest"? That's because it's not only a conveniently overused word when it...
If it takes a Super Bowl win to help lift New Orleans' spirit, then that was a good enough reason to root for the team, as President Obama did.
Jim Caldwell was over his head in this game. The Caldwell story is a nice one but the reality is that Peyton Manning was the reason that this team almost went undefeated -- Caldwell was merely a caretaker.
In this Super Bowl XLIV preview, we discuss our plans for the game and, ultimately, call who we like and why. And ironically, we spend more discussing the G-Men.
Manning should use his fame to bring attention to the fact that NFL jerseys have been sewn under illegal sweatshop conditions for at least the last four years.
I'll admit that the Saints have looked pedestrian, needing five turnovers by the Vikings to escape with a three-point overtime win. But I stand by my words -- the Colts will not win the Super Bowl.
In this episode, we discuss Paul Shirley's insensitive remarks relating to Haiti, Tim Tebow's controversial Super Bowl ad, and Greg Oden's embarrassing (or impressive?) photos on the internet.
The Colts will begin contract negotiations with quarterback Peyton Manning after the season. He's expected to become the highest paid player in NFL history.