Recapping NFL Week 12: Mariota, Cousins, Cam, Goff, Tannehill and More

November 28, 2016

Embed from Getty Images     1. We’re witnessing Marcus Mariota become a legitimate MVP candidate. After a 1-3 start, the Tennessee Titans have now won five of their last eight games behind the superb play of second-year quarterback Marcus Mariota. Mariota has thrown multiple touchdowns every game since Week 5, and he’s the NFL’s highest-rated passer during that span (117.7 rating). The Titans are right in the thick of…


Power Ranking 10 Worst Contracts in National Football League

November 26, 2016

Embed from Getty Images Remember when Colin Kaepernick signed a six-year, $126 million contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers? That averages out to $21 million per season, but the reality is that the structure of NFL contracts means the heart of the contract is the guaranteed money. Kaepernick can now be released following this year at a minimal dead money hit, and such will assuredly be the case. As…


Carson Wentz Must Capitalize in Week 10 Matchup With Atlanta Falcons

November 11, 2016

Embed from Getty Images   Carson Wentz has an extremely bright future with the Philadelphia Eagles. We saw what he did in his first three NFL games, when he became the first quarterback in league history to win each of his first three starts without throwing an interception. He’s built like a prototypical franchise quarterback with excellent size, a strong arm, and an uncanny ability to manage the game at…


SwartzSports 2016 NFL Midseason Awards and Updated Super Bowl Prediction

November 9, 2016

Embed from Getty Images The New England Patriots are dominating the NFL, Drew Brees is on pace for another 5,000-yard season, and the Cleveland Browns can’t win a game. Just as we expected. Then again, Tony Romo may have lost his starting job forever, J.J. Watt is out for the season, and the Oakland Raiders are actually a terrific football team. So maybe you can’t predict football, and that’s what…