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Brandon Marshall: A Love/Hate Relationship

Posted: 4th January 2010 by Zach Greubel in NFL
After a 6-0 start to the 2009 football season, the Denver Broncos lost eight of their last ten games. This was due in large part to one of the most difficult schedules in the league, but their collapse can also be attributed to lack of team chemistry and off-field issues. Most of these off-field issues involved Broncos star receiver Brandon Marshall, who has been in the public spotlight ever since ...

The Five Biggest Surprises of the 2009 NFL Season

Posted: 3rd January 2010 by Zach Greubel in NFL
With the 2009 NFL regular season ending, I have composed a list of the five biggest surprises this season- both positive and negative. There were certainly more than five surprises this season, I simply selected the five that I thought stood out the most. Let me know what you think. It has been a tremendous regular season and I look forward to what the playoffs have in store.Begin Slideshow

The Five Most Disappointing Teams of the 2009 NFL Season

Posted: 3rd January 2010 by Zach Greubel in NFL
Seeing as the 2009 football season is coming to an end, I thought it necessary to list my five most disappointing teams. A few of these teams were division champs last season, and some even held home-field advantage in the playoffs, but this season they are all at risk of not making the postseason. Enjoy.Begin Slideshow
Jim Caldwell made a bold move last Sunday when he decided to sit Peyton and Co. with 5:36 left to play in the third quarter. To Caldwell, the benefits of having healthy, rested players for a Super Bowl run outweighed the worth of a perfect season. Once Caldwell sat his starters, he knew the only way to make up for losing the game would be to win the Super Bowl. The Colts ...

NFL End of the Year Awards

Posted: 2nd January 2010 by Zach Greubel in NFL
It's that time of year again. The football season is just about over and it's time to decide who are the best players in the league and most deserving of these awards. I have included: defensive rookie of the year, offensive rookie of the year, coach of the year, breakout player of the year, defensive player of the year, offensive player of the year and of course MVP. Begin Slideshow

The 10 Best Fantasy PPR Running Backs for 2010

Posted: 2nd January 2010 by Zach Greubel in NFL
The 2009 Fantasy Football season has come, or is about to come, to an unfortunate end. Fantasy owners everywhere will soon come to the grim realization that the next fantasy football season is 6-8 months away. I too have encountered this unwelcoming truth and am attempting to remedy the situation. There is no better way to say goodbye to the 2009 season than by ...

Playoffs Or Not, Broncos Exceed 2009 Expectations

Posted: 1st January 2010 by Zach Greubel in NFL
As the New Year begins and the football season comes to a close, one cannot help but look back to the beginning of the season, and even the year, when the Broncos were entrenched in one of the most attention-getting and controversial offseasons in franchise history. The Broncos had fired long-time head coach Mike Shanahan and in mid-January hired former New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels to replace Shanahan at ...