The Lineman’s NFL Picks — Week 2

September 17, 2010

NFL/Just like the New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers it was a decent if unspectacular start to a new season for the Lineman, who was a respectable 4-2 in Week One.

New Orleans Saints win Super Bowl: How It Happened

February 7, 2010

New Orleans Saints 31 Indianapolis Colts 17 … Saints win Super Bowl … this is how it happened.

Superbowl is not the greatest show on earth

February 5, 2010

North Americans call it “the greatest show on earth” but in reality not much of the world is really paying attention to the Super Bowl.

from MediaFile:

Saints over Colts, says EA’s “Madden”

February 3, 2010

maddenIf Electronic Arts’ recent track record on Super Bowl predictions is any guide, it looks like New Orleans may well bring home the Lombardi Trophy on Sunday.

The pursuit of perfection vs the goal of a championship

January 4, 2010

Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell watches his team play against the New York Jets during their NFL game in Indianapolis December 27, 2009. REUTERS/Brent SmithIndianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell stressed all season that his goal was a Super Bowl victory, not an undefeated season. He felt his team had a better chance at capturing the Lombardi Trophy if he could keep them rested and healthy.

NFL Week 17 Blog picks

January 2, 2010

RTXS2W7[1]NFL.jpgWell, here we are at the end of the regular season staring at a .500 record. Let’s go out with a bang.

Week 14 NFL picks

December 12, 2009

Could see the blitz coming last week but just could not stop it. The Lineman’s Spider sense told him something just felt wrong but ignored the danger and well…the end result was a crushing 1-5 Week 13.

Week 11 NFL picks

November 21, 2009

Well, that was a bruising week but 2-4 still leaves the Lineman above .500.

After the last 2-4 we had a big bounce back week so that’s the game plan again.

What was Bill Belichick thinking?

November 17, 2009

coltsBonehead move or brilliant gamble? Gutsy call or clueless mistake?

With the New England Patriots leading the surging Indianapolis Colts 34-28 with just over two minutes to play and staring at a fourth and two gamble on their own 28 yard line, was Bill Belichick’s decision to go for the first down rather than punt the ball away the right one?