Vikings vs Lions Review by Joel Schafer

If you watched the first 15 minutes of this game and turned it off, you would be scratching your head saying "what just happened?" The Lions came out firing on all cylinders  jumping out marching down the field with 2 touchdown drives and leading … [Read more...]

Vikings vs Bears preview by Joel Schafer

Vikings come into the week 8 tilt riding high on 2 straight wins coming out of the bye week, while the Bears are licking their wounds after giving the Lions their first win of the season and having to wait 2 weeks to try to make … [Read more...]

Seahawks-Lions Review

Gee, it is great to have Kam Chancellor back! Strong safety Chancellor may have saved the Seattle Seahawks from a season of mediocrity last night when he forced receiver Charles Johnson of the Detroit Lions to fumble on Seattle’s half-yard line with … [Read more...]

San Francisco 49ers’ Colin Kaepernick’s Performance “Breakdown”

The so-called experts are throwing in the towel for San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. After a dismal, some would say a pathetic performance, verse the Arizona Cardinals, many feel that he will not be in the Bay Area next season. It’s … [Read more...]

Vikings 53 man roster set by Joel Schafer

With all the preseason games mercifully behind us, it is time to start to look ahead to the season. There were very few surprises as to who was given their walking papers and who was kept. The one that may be a slight surprise was the waiving of … [Read more...]

Michael Bennett’s Wise Words

There are many reasons I like Michael Bennett. Bennett, Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle, is a smart and talented man. Bennett says funny things. He says what he thinks. Sometimes he is controversial. Sometimes he rides a bicycle on the field … [Read more...]

Contracts and a Hold Out

Seattle Seahawks fans can celebrate the fact that Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner signed contract extensions last week, but there may be reasons for caution in years ahead. The Seahawks 11 highest paid players now account for $113 million of the $143 … [Read more...]

VIkings Linebacker preview by Joel Schafer

2014  was an interesting year for the Viking linebacker corps. There was the steady play of Chad Greenway, who keeps doing what he has since he started playing in the NFL, piling up tackles.  There was the weak play middle linebacker play of retread … [Read more...]

Ben Roethlisberger Inducted In MAC Hall Of Fame

Two-time Super Bowl champion, multiple Pro Bowls and a passing title Ben Roethlisberger can now add Hall of Famer to the resume. Ironically the only loss his junior year was a team wearing black and gold from Iowa. The loss came on opening day and … [Read more...]

Money Issues in Seattle?

The NFL way of business can be such a grind on fans. The system is set up so that teams cannot possibly keep all their top players, therefore parity reigns. Or so hopes the League. The simple fact is, the teams that best understand what players fit … [Read more...]