With no OTA’s and mini camps to implement new systems, and shortened training camps putting rookies at a distinct disadvantage, football will look sloppy for the first half of the season.
Many of you who have subscribed to helmetandpadsrequired.com or are avid readers of Yardbarker.com most likely came across my article yesterday that broke the news that the pictures of the Nike NFL uniform sketches were fakes. Per Gregg Rosenthal of Pro Football Talk, Darren Rovell of CNBC, the NFL and Nike, the pictures are fakes. [...]
Every year during the first few weeks of the NFL season we get several surprise teams. Teams that come out of nowhere and get off to a great and unexpected start (09 Broncos, ’10 Chiefs) and teams that are popular Super Bowl or division champion picks (’10 49ers, ’10 Cowboys, ’10 Vikings). So with only [...]
Hate and Passion Unless you are from the state of Texas or have lived in Texas for any length of time, then you really don’t understand the magnitude of a Cowboys/Texans game or when the Oilers were still in Houston, a Cowboys/Oilers game. You see the hatred between the cities of Dallas and Houston is [...]
Welcome to my new blog site www.helmetandpadsrequired.com. After months of using the generic version of WordPress to do my blogging, I decided to go out and get my own domain name and web hosting site. It’s still under construction and I wasn’t going to debut it until October 1st once the iPhone app version of [...]
Throughout the coarse of an NFL season you will have your major stories that everyone knows about and pays attention to. However, there are many subplots and/or situations that are typically ten time more compelling than the major storylines that the media hype up every week. These subplots and/or situations are things that affect the [...]