Dolphins Gifted Red Zone First Down On Highly Suspect Illegal Contact Penalty

The NFL’s rules about who can hit who and when, and how, and where, are even more confusing than I thought. Tonight the Dolphins were gifted a first down and half the distance to the goal on a call I’m not sure I’ve ever seen before: a personal foul against the Texans for making contact with, uh, the upper body of a…

A Ridiculously Gutsy Fourth-Down Failure Gifted The Texans A Win Over The Colts

Look, I’m all for going for it on fourth down, and there’s a large part of me that has tremendous respect for Colts coach Frank Reich’s bold decision-making in overtime of Indy’s game against the Texans today. But with just 27 seconds left in a tie game, and the ball on your own 43, facing fourth-and-four, maybe it’s…

Christian Covington's Ego Takes A Hit As The New Madden Has Him Looking Like A Gelatinous Thumb

Texans defensive end Christian Covington is not a particularly handsome man. He’s not an ugly man, either, just an average-looking one. Still, as unremarkable as Covington’s face may be, he does not resemble the creepy, poorly rendered avatar the folks at EA assigned him in Madden 19, as he has discovered today much…

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