Monday, 10 December 2012

Kirk Cousins Heroics in Washington

After the Washington Redskins star quarterback Robert Griffin the 3rd (RG3) left the game with a knee injury, fellow rookie quarterback Kirk Cousins led the Washington Redskins to a win over the Baltimore Ravens in Overtime on Sunday night.

Kirk Cousins heroics led the Redskins to a win in overtime. What a legend...
With 29 seconds remaining in the 4th quarter and the Redskins trailing by 8 points, Kirk Cousins threw a touchdown pass to wide receiver Pierre Garcon and then went on to convert the 2 point conversion on a perfectly executed designed quarterback draw to take the game to overtime.
A huge play special teams play saw Brandon Banks return the ball to the Baltimore Ravens 24 yard line and the Redskins kicked the field goal to win the game 31-28.

RG3 left Sunday nights game with a knee injury, he will have an MRI scan today

Sunday, 9 December 2012

Ray Lewis has a new Facemask...

Ray Lewis has a new facemask, be afraid, be very afraid....
His retirement may be just around the corner but he still knows better than anyone how to motivate his teammates and scare the living daylights out of the opposition. Don't mess with Ray!
HOLY S***!

Sunday is GAMEDAY, Grab Some Buds!

Grab Some Buds!

Some fantastic games going on in the NFL this weekend.
Highlights include:
Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings
Baltimore Ravens vs Washington Redskins

Without a doubt, the game of the week has to be:
Houston Texans vs New England Patriots on Monday Night Football
The Texans D will have to shut down Welker

Two AFC Juggernauts go head to head in this game and there should be some fireworks. With the Patriots Offense firing on all cylinders the big question is, can the Texans D stop the Patriots? If they are going to have a chance they will have to shut down Wes Welker early on. It looks like this game could be a preview of the AFC Championship game too, so a very significant game on MNF this week!
One to look forward to...

Monday, 22 October 2012

Reading Knights scrimmage vs Berkshire Renegades

The Reading Knights preseason preparations took a big step forward with their annual scrimmage against the  adult Premiership team, the Berkshire Renegades.
The Knights showcased some great talent and more than held their own against a strong Renegades team. The Reading University team, led by their new Head Coach Andy Hollands, are getting ready to launch an assault on a highly competitive Thames Valley Conference (TVC) in the British University American Football League (BUAFL).
The Knights first game is at their Home ground Bulmershe campus against the OBU Panthers on the 4th of November. See a complete list of the Reading Knights fixtures below:

OBU Panthers@Reading Knights4/11/12
Reading Knights@Surrey Stingers11/11/12
Southampton Stags@Reading Knights18/11/12
Reading Knights@Kingston Cougars2/12/12
Reading Knights@Brunel Burners27/1/12
BNU Bucaneers@Reading Knights3/2/12
Reading Knights@Oxford Lancers10/2/12
Brighton Tsunami@Reading Knights17/2/12

Reading Knights American Football Official Website

The Berkshire Renegades are themselves beginning preparations for life in the Premiership after being promoted from Division 1 last season and the best of luck goes to them for the new season.

Sunday, 21 October 2012

NFL Gangnam Style

Apparently, week 7 in the NFL, was Gangnam style week. New York Giants Wide Receiver Victor Cruz, however, stuck to the tried and tested salsa dance.


See the video courtesy of NFL.com here:

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

San Diego Chargers Woeful on MNF, Worst team in the NFL?

Monday Night Football, halftime, the San Diego Chargers have dominated the first half and scored 24 unanswered points against the Denver Broncos.

Monday Night Football, full time in the very same game, the scoreboard states that Peyton Manning has led the Denver Broncos to a 35-24 win over the Chargers.

This amazing comeback by the Denver Broncos and dismal second half performance from the San Diego Chargers inspired NFL.com analyst Adam Rank to write an article creatively entitled "Are the Chargers the worst team in the NFL?".


As a Chargers fan, I was very disappointed to see such a badly thought out article on the NFL.com website, for the simple reason that the Chargers record stands at 3-3. Whereas, the Oakland Raiders sit at 1-4 and the fact they have Carson Palmer at Quarterback undoubtedly makes them a contender for the worst team in the NFL.
Back in the preseason, Adam Rank predicted that the Kansas City Chiefs were a genuine Super Bowl contender. Week 6 in the NFL has come and gone and the Chiefs sit at 1-5 and with Brady Quinn at Quarterback it is difficult to see where their next win is going to come from. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have looked like one of the least potent offenses in the league, but they absolutely destroyed the Chiefs defense. Great prediction Adam Rank...

Saturday, 6 October 2012

Super Bowl Champions?

As week 5 approaches in the NFL only 2 teams are still undefeated.

Some of the preseason favorites, the Green Bay Packers, the New Orleans Saints and the New England Patriots have started slowly which has opened the door for other teams who have come flying out of the blocks.

Running Back Arian Foster, Quarterback Matt Schaub and Wide Receiver Andre Johnson have led the Houston Texans to 4 straight wins and they appear to be unstoppable on the offensive side of the ball. Add to that one of the leagues toughest defenses and the Texans are looking to be an early contender for the Super Bowl title.
The Texans face a tough test against the New York Jets this week on Monday Night Football, but a victory which would take them to 5-0 would definitely start to turn some heads around the league.

Matt Ryan aka Matty Ice and the Atlanta Falcons have been tearing defenses apart with the speed of their new no huddle offense. The Atlanta Falcons can still run the ball with veteran Running Back Michael Turner, but their real strength so far in the 2012 - 2013 season has been in the passing game.
A super talented group of receivers including Julio Jones, Roddy White, Tony Gonzalez and a clever no-huddle system has had the Falcons driving the length of the field and into the endzone in minutes. The Falcons are undefeated and nobody has been able to stop their no-huddle offense yet, if they continue to be unstoppable on the offensive side of the ball then they have to be one of the early favorites to go to the Super Bowl.
In week 5 the Falcons face off against a high powered Washington Redskins Offense led by rookie quarterback Robert Griffin the third aka RG3, this should be a high scoring encounter and a Falcons win would see them go to 5-0.