Been covering the NFL since 1998 as the sports editor of a daily newspaper in Massachusetts and a writer for Cold, Hard Football Facts since 2004.
Intelligence Index Week 15: Some Love For The Underdogs
We've made our money on favorites this year, but this week we recommend two tasty underdogs, including a team that weekly readers probably aren't expecting. Our 32 Mental Mismatches so far in 2013 have gone 28-4 (.875) SU and 20-10-2 (.667) ATS.
Colonel Comey's Tuesday Morning Brain Dump
The Great & Powerful Comey divulges vast amounts of Week 14 knowledge about the Black Unicorn, the under-the-radar contender Bengals, the smoke-and-mirror Patriots, Cam Newton''s towel, overrated Luke Kuechly, league MVP, coach of the year and much more.
A Legacy Examined: Mike Shanahan, Mastermind
He's got the nickname, and the rings. But if this year in Washington is it for Mike Shanahan, does he have the right Hall of Fame credentials?
No Ordinary Joe: Flacco Completely Unique (In Good and Bad Ways)
Let's play a game of "Sucks! or Doesn't Suck!" featuring a Super Bowl champ/chump who's like Tim Tebow with an arm or Mark Sanchez with a heart.
Why The Super Bowl in New Jersey is Bad: Exhibit A
There's been a lot of talk about the folly of having the Super Bowl played outdoors in the Northeast, most of it negative. Score Sunday's Detroit-Philly game as a big argument against a cold-weather Bowl.