Category Archives: Ramblings

Not specific to any team or theme, just getting things off my chest.

Nailed It (Welcome back, Coach)

Told ya so! Continue reading

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Saints Season Retrospective, part 1

This is the first thing I’ve posted (heck, written) in months, but I’m just going to jump right in. This is no resolution to post more – the resolution lifestyle doesn’t jive with me – but, I don’t want the … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts From Last Night’s Cubs Game

I thought about naming this something clever like, “Morning Data Dump” or “Morning Mind Dump” and then I realized anything with “Morning” and “Dump” in the title is just going to sound nasty. Much like what Travis Wood did to … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Framed!

Holy moly, do I still remember how words work? So I just read this fantastic article on how the Cubs are using technology to improve their catchers’ framing ability, as well as their overall practice routine. It’s really interesting and … Continue reading

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You Know It’s Bad When Both Sides Agree

Word came out yesterday that Adrian Peterson was cleared by the Vikings to play this weekend against the Saints, a somewhat curious decision. Peterson was suspended last week after child abuse charges were filed against him and the past week … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on the Tony Dungy Thing

There was a big bruhaha this week over comments Tony Dungy made, that he would not have drafted Michael Sam because of all of the “distractions” that would go with drafting the first openly gay player in major sports history. … Continue reading

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It’s the Laundry

I got this link in my inbox this morning, inviting me to meet Jeff Samardzija. And it got me thinking, as much as I really (really, really, really) try hard to stay as positive as possible with my teams, I don’t … Continue reading

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Not Just a Bully…

I heard Mark Schlereth on the radio the other day talking about Richie Incognito and he opined that a winning team with strong leadership (I think he used Peyton Manning as an example) wouldn’t have tolerated Incognito’s behavior – those … Continue reading

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There’s Always Next Year (Saints edition)

With the Saints season finally coming to an end with an exciting, if disappointing, loss in Seattle, I wanted to write something to recap the season. However, I realize that there are a glut of such articles online right now … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

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