Category: Football

Falcons flock into 2021 with uncertainty

The 2021 NFL season is nearly upon us. At long last, and despite questions swirling around COVID-19 restrictions and vaccination hesitancy, the 2021 season is poised to kickoff Sept. 9 between the reigning Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Dallas Cowboys.  As teams enter their final week of practice before the regular season, [...]

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Expect these 5 NFL records to remain with 17-game season

In 1978, the NFL expanded the regular season from 14 to 16 games. Since then, players have had 43 years to set some mind-blowing single-season records. This offseason, though, NFL owners approved a rule change that extends the regular season to 17 games.  With this additional game in the regular season, the holders of many [...]

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Trust the Falcons’ lead | Callahan’s Corner

The Atlanta Falcons, a mediocre NFL franchise known principally for failing to meet high expectations and blowing seemingly impenetrable leads, may have secured a lead that even they can’t choke away.  On Aug. 16, the Falcons became the first — and so far, only — NFL team to vaccinate all of their players against COVID-19. [...]

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A Look Back on the 2020 NFL Season: Who Prevailed?

Prior to the start of this year’s NFL season, I previewed the upcoming season. Now that Super Bowl LV between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs is fast approaching, a look back at how those predictions played out is in order. This NFL season, of course, was unlike any other as the [...]

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