The Godfather: An Interview with Scot McCloughan about Ron Wolf

“You want to talk about Ron Wolf a little bit?”  The question is barely out before Scot McCloughan answers, his voice brimming with enthusiasm and eagerness: “Let’s do it.” Every aspiring football guru needs a mentor, and McCloughan drew Wolf. He could’ve done a whole lot worse. We sit and talk for a long while, … Continue reading The Godfather: An Interview with Scot McCloughan about Ron Wolf

Every “thank you” to Paul Allen is inadequate. Here’s one anyway.

At the time, my younger brother and his wife were living in town, expecting their second child. It was a joyous period of life. We’d share meals, talk music, and our toddlers would escape our clutches to go ransack the living room, like good toddlers. We would definitely chat about the bad Seahawks, seeing as … Continue reading Every “thank you” to Paul Allen is inadequate. Here’s one anyway.

Your Friday night, as narrated by Russell Wilson

When your friend texts about going out, even though you’ve slept a collective 12 hours that week and your bank account just hit single-digits: When you’re getting ready: When you’re at the pregame with your friends: When you text your crush: When you get the Uber arrival notification and down the last of your drink: … Continue reading Your Friday night, as narrated by Russell Wilson

The Rams’ 3-Point Plan for Super Bowl Success

The Los Angeles Rams are the best team in the NFL.  They have an infallible coach with a literally perfect memory; a quarterback drafted 1st overall and therefore a guaranteed winner;  a generational talent at running back and also Todd Gurley.  It would take a coach of Fisher-ian incompetence to miss the playoffs with this … Continue reading The Rams’ 3-Point Plan for Super Bowl Success

Black Friday: A proposal to fire NFL coaches much, much sooner

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday, a time to express your gratitude for the blessings in your life that bring you cheer and meaning. Enjoying culinary excess with those that you love and then celebrating all that you have is a joyful experience, especially when involving pumpkins and poultry. But today’s November 29th, you idiots. Thanksgiving … Continue reading Black Friday: A proposal to fire NFL coaches much, much sooner