StormWatch: Six Games In, Five and a Half Lessons Learned

Into the third week of the 2019 WNBA season, the Storm have played six games (less than 20% of their season).  Here are five immediate takeaways, and a bonus half of one. Lesson the First: The record does not speak for itself.  Masquerading as a respectable but unspectacular 3-3, the Storm’s record disguises the impressiveness … Continue reading StormWatch: Six Games In, Five and a Half Lessons Learned

Weird Free Agency: Interior Offensive Line

Since the beginning of days, Russell Wilson has faced enormous pressure: the pressure to succeed despite being literally three feet shorter than the average starting QB, the pressure of Richard Sherman’s endless taunting, and (I, at least, have to imagine) the pressure to maintain stoicism and avoid any appearance of selfhood amidst all the rest … Continue reading Weird Free Agency: Interior Offensive Line

To Pay or Not to Pay: Breaking Down the Frank Clark Situation

In what should come as news to precisely no one reading this, Ian Rapoport has reported that Frank Clark is threatening to hold out.  In itself, this comes as a bit of a surprise.  For while it was only last week that the Seahawks used the 2019 franchise tag on their breakout DE1, Clark told … Continue reading To Pay or Not to Pay: Breaking Down the Frank Clark Situation