Friday, December 9, 2016
Blog

Josh Dobbs and the NFL Draft

Coming into the 2016 season many fans in Knoxville thought that Josh Dobbs would have the Tennessee Vols in the hunt for an SEC Championship and a spot in the College Football Playoff. And through the first five games...

Titans in line for a Top 5 or Top 10 Pick in 2017 NFL...

The Titans seem to have gotten the best of the Rams in their trade last year for the top pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Tennessee got the Rams first round pick and two second round selections in 2016...

Lions Cruise Past Saints, Brees. Win Fourth Straight 28-13

By David Klein Lions Insider The Detroit Lions walked into the Mercedez-Benz Superdome on Sunday and thoroughly dismantled the New Orleans Saints with a 28-13 victory. The win, coupled with the Minnesota Vikings loss to the Dallas Cowboys...

Noah Spence named Rookie of the Month

Former Eastern Kentucky University football player Noah Spence was chosen as the National Football League (NFL) Defensive Rookie of the Month on Thursday. He was also chosen as the NFL Rookie of the Week this past week. Spence was drafted...

Seahawks vs Panthers

The Seattle Seahawks (8-3-1) took on what has been their arch rival over the last few years in the Carolina Panthers (4-8) in a game pitting the previous two NFC champions against one another. However, the struggles of the...

Grading the Houston Texans vs. The Green Bay Packers

On Sunday, the Houston Texans were forced to fight a war on two fronts; against the Green Bay Packers and the treacherous snow. While the Houston defense was able to hold the Green Bay offense to just 7 points...

Only 1 For the Win

By Marc Mandell The Broncos won!!! Now be honest, how many of you saw Denver winning this game? Denver only converted one 3rd down all day long, and they had 9 three and outs! Between the 4 yard pass on...

Lucky Week 13: For Jets Reprieve

New York Jets 16 Baltimore Colts 7 Super Bowl III - January 12,1969 QB Joe Namath-MVP So here we are, we are here. At this point for the Jets at least, everything is about not looking too far into the weeks...

Week 13 Quick Picks

Week 13 is here and there are some big matchups with playoff implications like the Steelers vs Giants. There are even some games that will shake up the draft order as well like the 49ers vs Chicago. It should...

Game Preview: The Houston Texans (6-5) vs. The Green Bay Packers (5-6)

This coming Sunday, the Houston Texans look to have a strong start in the last leg of the season with a possible win over the Green Bay Packers. The Texans are coming off a tough loss in week 12...

Dak Prescott Named 2017 NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award Recipient

Mississippi State football legend and Dallas Cowboys starting quarterback Dak Prescott is one of 10 former NCAA student-athletes who are recipients of the 2017 NCAA Today's Top 10 Award, the national office announced Friday. The award recognizes former student-athletes for...

Ralph Webb’s NFL Draft Dilemma

Ralph Webb finished the 2016 season as the SEC's #4 rusher with 1172 yards on the ground. As an integral part of the Vanderbilt offense he find himself in an interesting position as a redshirt junior with one year...

Grading Osweiler’s performance vs. The San Diego Chargers

On Sunday, the Houston Texans faced a San Diego Charger defense that ranked near the bottom of the league when it came to defending the pass. This was very good opportunity for Brock Osweiler to continue his success from...

Can Broncos Kick Jags?

By Marc Mandell The Denver Broncos are heading to sunny, warm Jacksonville for a match-up with the Jaguars. Only 5 games left in the season, so the time for shenanigans is kaput! No more spoon full of sugar. This medicine...

Lookout for the Packers

It’s hard to imagine that anyone could look at Aaron Rodgers season so far and say that he is struggling. He’s thrown for over 3,000 yards with 27 touchdowns and just seven interceptions, while hitting 65 percent of this...

Detroit Looks For Fourth Straight Win, Travels to New Orleans

By David Klein Lions Insider The Lions visit the Big Easy this Sunday for a 1pm (EST) kickoff against the 5-6 New Orleans Saints. There will be nothing easy about it though, as playing in the hostile confines of the...

Grading the Houston Texans vs. The San Diego Chargers

Offense Can’t Get into a Rhythm as Chargers Shock the Texans At Home On Sunday, playing against the San Diego Chargers, the Houston Texans had a chance to make a statement to the AFC that they were playoff contenders by...

Defensive Coordinator and the Bucs Defense

It seems that Buccaneers defensive coordinator Mike Smith is now starting to make his mark with the defensive setup. Prior to Smith becoming the defensive coordinator in Tampa he was the Atlanta Falcons head coach 2008 – 2014, Jacksonville...

Clock is Officially Ticking

By Marc Mandell Would you rather tie or lose? Can Denver put it all together for 60 minutes? How long until the team plays a complete game? That was a big loss for the Denver Broncos. All of a sudden Denver...

Week 12 Game Preview: Houston Texans (6-4) vs. The San Diego Chargers (4-6)

  This Sunday, the Houston Texans will be looking to solidify a playoff spot, while the San Diego Chargers try to keep their playoff dreams alive. At 6-4, Houston (AFC South) leads their division, but with six games left...

The Bowles Bowl : Jets, Bets and No Regrets

  Sometimes, maybe even most times, uncontrollable emotions stifle our logic, visions, beliefs and outright inability to believe and /or accept the obvious. Now the obvious is not always obvious especially if one believes in miracles and things unseen and...

Chef’s Surprise!

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on Twitter 360Sports Review What is now a Sunday Night Football match-up, the game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Denver Broncos has incredible importance. It's time that Denver get it together in the 1st quarter, and...

Lions Now Control Own Destiny With Win Over Vikes

Well, all's well that ends well, I suppose. And it certainly wasn't pretty. But the Lions once again pulled out a last-second victory on a Matt Prater field goal, defeating Minnesota 16-13 on Thanksgiving at Ford Field. The win...

Week 12 Betting Tips and Predictions

Last week we went 2-1 with our picks against the spread. We hit with the Dolphins and Steelers and missed with the Ravens who had a chance to cover or beat the spread late but came up short. This...

Broncos Bye!

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on Twitter 360Sports Review on Facebook Here we are guys! 10 down, 6 to go. How do you think the season has gone so far? Personally, I think it has been remarkably similar to last year. In all...

Dolphins Keep Streak Alive

The Miami Dolphins were one of the hottest teams in the NFL coming into Sundays game against the LA Rams. So it was no surprise that they were heavily favored going up against a rookie QB in Jared Goff....

Bird Battle!

Seahawks at Eagles The Philadelphia Eagles come to the pacific northwest to take on a Seattle Seahawks team that appears to be on the brink of returning to Superbowl form. The Eagles are looking to keep in a fierce NFC East race,...

Week 11 Betting Tips and Predictions

Week 11 is upon us. Even thought the season is starting to wind down there are still some opportunities to make money if you know how to read the lines. Pittsburgh -8 at Cleveland The Browns are a dumpster fire and...

Where Are They Now? 2016 Draft Pick Brandon Allen

As a senior at Arkansas last year Brandon Allen was torching SEC defenses. With 3,440 yards and 30 touchdowns with only 8 interceptions Allen was thought to be a top prospect and was ranked by FootballDrafting.com as the sixth...

Nick Chubb Weighing Pros and Cons of Turning Pro After Tough Junior Season

In his freshman season Georgia running back Nick Chubb looked just as good as his teammate and future first round pick Todd Gurley. Coming into 2016 he was on the shortlist for Heisman Trophy favorites after an injury cut...

Browns looking at picks 1, 21, 33 and 49 if the season ended today

If the season ended today the Browns would be holding the first and twenty-first pick in the firs round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Last season Cleveland traded the second pick in the draft to Philadelphia who picked up...

Dirk Koetter and the Bucs Run Game

Offensives that find any level of success must run the football effectively. The NFL has become more pass first, run second in both their style, philosophy, and play calling. As teams throughout the NFL have learned, the running back...

How Good are the Titans

Remember the Titans. This is what fans of one the youngest teams playing in one of the smallest NFL markets are telling themselves this season. While the Titans started off on shaky ground, football analysts are keeping a close eye...

Zach Cunningham Quietly Climbing NFL Draft Boards

Some of the top NFL prospects come from the SEC and this year this year there will be no shortage with scouts drooling over LSU running back Leonard Fournette, Alabama DE Jonathan Allen and Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett....

Saints Ain’t Marching Today

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 360Sports Review on Facebook Well, well, well. How about that performance huh?! I couldn't believe it myself. As the Broncos headed into the 4th quarter down by only 7 points, against Drew Brees, in his house,...

King of the North

The title is certainly less of an accomplishment that it suggests, but at 5-4, the Lions are in first place in the NFC North after an optimal bye week. The Bears are clearly content to sleepwalk through the remainder...

Redskins at the Break: 6 Difference Makers

A week removed from a 27-27 tie to the Bengals in London-- the Redskins at 4-3-1, are coming off of a perfectly timed bye week. If for no other reason, because they ended a game in a tie (the...

Views Heading into the Lions “Trap” Game Against the Jaguars

Entering a bye-week after an emotional road win, especially against a first-place opponent like Minnesota, is generally a recipe for disaster for any NFL team - especially considering the rematch with the Vikings scheduled only 4 days later at...

Not so easy Breesy

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 360Sports Review on Facebook https://twitter.com/mandell_w/status/796483515479130112 Scooby Drew Brees. Wiley Sean Payton. A high powered offense and another bottom of the barrel defense. This is the team that our Denver Broncos have to do battle with on Sunday....

Hop on the Raiders’ Bandwagon

The Al Davis era of Raiders football encompassed two California cities and bounced from the Pride and Poise era to a Commitment to Excellence. However, that consistent level of success abruptly disappeared after their loss in Super Bowl XXXVII....

Bludgeoned in the Black Hole

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w on twitter 360Sports Review on Facebook. Great Knights of Columbus! That was a catastrophic meltdown by Denver, and a perfectly executed game by Oakland. What did you see on Sunday Night Football? I saw an Oakland Raider team that straight clocked...

Lucky Lions

The Lions are legitimate...ly lucky. The Lions are getting lucky. The Lions are not winning these games. Their opponents are losing them. And if you disagree with this take, you are denying reality. The Lions aren't good. They're getting...

Lions beat Vikings in OT 22-16

Detroit 22, Minnesota 16 (OT) As predicted, the Detroit Lions would end up covering the spread and the Over/Under came in for a team that has now found a new swagger heading into the bye week. Slowly, the Lions...

Bills at Seahawks, Monday Night Football

Seahawks vs Bills The Buffalo Bills travel to Seattle Monday in a match up that looks a little more competitive now than it did nine weeks ago. The Seahawk offense is floundering, the defense is overworked, and the special teams...

Vikings vs Lions Key Matchups

TE Eric Ebron vs. LB Anthony Barr Ebron is still barely healthy and looks insecure in his routes and ability to take a hard hit. He will be tested all day by Barr, a former first-round pick himself, who...

Week 9 Betting Tips and Predictions

There are some intriguing matchups on the docket for this weekend's NFL schedule. As always we are going to let you know which ones are the games to put some money on and get rich! Let's get to it. Chiefs...

Tracking the path to #1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft: Week 8

After week 3 of the 2016 NFL season we began doing a piece about who was on target to get the #1 pick in next year's draft. In that first article we had the top five as follows, 1. Browns 2....

Raidahhh Week!

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w Twitter 360Sports Review https://twitter.com/NFLon77/status/793446035683147776 Is this the biggest game that the Raiders have had in decade? I believe the answer to that question is yes. Irrelevancy and hopelessness have been the names of the game for our AFC West siblings since...

Bucs Draft Options at the Wide Receiver Position

The injury to Vincent Jackson was a serious blow the wide receiver core. Not just his paly, but also from his leadership. During his years with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers he was nothing short of a model citizen, and...

Inconsistent Old Lions

By Harsha Hebbale Twitter - @Harshmallow81 Recap: Lions 13 - Texans 20 Some people will rip QB Matt Stafford. Some people will rip head coach Jim Caldwell. But what occurred on Sunday was nothing more than a regression to the mean, with...