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...]

Vikings Secondary Preview by Joel Schafer

The Vikings  secondary was much improved from the 2013 to 2014 campaign.  Many things have accounted for this. Talent and coaching are the major factors as to why this happened. Out went the Tampa 2 defense bend but don't break approach with Leslie … [Read more...]

Inside Look: Indianapolis Colts Running Backs

Since Andrew Luck has been a rookie with the Indianapolis Colts, they struggled in the running game. Actually, the running game has been something that hasn’t looked good since the 2007 season when Joseph Addai was the last Colts rusher to go over a … [Read more...]

Vikings 2015 preseason out look by Joel Schafer

  I want to take the time to thank Tom Murphy  for taking a chance on me to cover one of my favorite sports teams, The Minnesota Vikings. For me to even consider writing about a team I dearly love I may have to refrain from writing directly … [Read more...]

Inside draft: Indianapolis Colts Safety Clayton Geathers

The Colts needed depth at safety and they used the pick they received from Tampa Bay to draft Clayton Geathers (Central Florida) with the first pick in the fourth round. Starters Mike Adams and Dwight Lowery will be the regulars while Geathers will … [Read more...]

Indianapolis Colts Draft Profile: D’Joun Smith

  My second installment of the Colts draft picks will be focused on defensive back D’Joun Smith out of Florida Atlantic. Smith was the Colts first of two third-round selections. The Colts traded out of the second round, moving down four spots … [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...]

Draft Profile: Phillip Dorsett

In the next few weeks I will be breaking down the 2015 draft selections of the Indianapolis Colts. I will start at the beginning where the Colts had the 29th pick of the first round and decided to select Phillip Dorsett out of Miami. Many fans … [Read more...]

Jerome Simpson Signs with the San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers have announced that they have inked WR Jerome Simpson to a two year contract. Simpson played for the Cincinnati Bengals and Minnesota Vikings. His best two seasons came in 2011 and 2013. In 2011, Simpson caught 50 balls for … [Read more...]

Brandon Marshall to the San Francisco 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers are coming off of a mediocre season. Finishing 8-8 in their final year under the Harbaugh era was not what many expected. The team was plagued with injuries and off-field distractions. Enter the new era under head coach Jim … [Read more...]