Archive for September, 2012
Pai Mei, Longtones, and Route Running: Lessons of Kung Fu, Jazz, and Football With Utah WR DeVonte Christopher
Football and music (and in this case, Kung Fu) continue to have a number of parallels for me. I played saxophone from the age of 8 until I stopped at 23.This is roughly the same career life span of most college football players. Those who continue playing beyond college and perform on the highest stage… Read More ›
Views Pound-for-pound, one of the fiercest competitors in the NFL. If you don’t want this guy on your team you need a gut check. Although I must admit that he’s completely delusional when it comes to saying that he doesn’t play with a chip on his shoulder. Listen to him say he wasn’t allowed to… Read More ›
On The Couch is a new 30(-ish)-minute podcast by Footballguys.com’s Sigmund Bloom, who plays Cheswick to Jene Bramel’s McMurphy and my Chief.
Most of you reading the RSP blog play fantasy football. If you’re like me your favorite part of fantasy leagues is the draft. There’s nothing more enjoyable than assembling a team, except perhaps the week you play a heated rival and get a chance to smack talk like you’re James Harrison and he’s Ray Rice…. Read More ›
A criticism I read about a few college running backs this week was the tendency for some of them to run up the back of offensive linemen. Sometimes this is a fair criticism of a player. However, it’s also an observation that requires a strong frame of reference about the critic. It’s easy to evaluate… Read More ›