May 13, 2012

Early Sportsbook view of the 2012 Seattle Seahawks

How long until the football season begins? A little under three months or a little under four months? It’s almost impossible to answer as there are those who believe that all football is competitive*, beginning with the annual curtain raiser, the Hall of Fame Game, which this year happens to fall on August 5. Exactly one month later, with the appetite well and truly whetted, the small matter of the 2012 NFL regular season kicks off, when Dallas visits New York to take on the world champion Giants.

May 01, 2012

Let Bruce loose

I read that immediately after Seattle had made West Virginia’s Bruce Irvin the 15th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Mel Kiper, on ESPN, called the pick “mind boggling.” And didn’t he sound oh so smart at that moment?! Thankfully, I didn’t actually watch it. Admittedly, it’s not as though I had a choice as I didn’t actually have access to ESPN’s Draft coverage, but not having that choice only ruled out the inevitable of not tuning in anyway.