Cory’s Corner: Deflategate is the NFL’s failure

The NFL is America’s Game, and yet it’s losing again. I am exhausted from Deflategate. I am sick of talking about pounds per square inch, game balls and air needles. The NFL has had six days to figure out what to do with the mobster Bill Belichick and his New England Patriot minions. Commissioner Roger […]

Cory’s Corner: Mike McCarthy’s play-calling days are over

After getting some time to digest the Great Cheese Melt, I am left scratching my head at the strangest game I ever saw. The Seahawks outscored the Packers 28-6 in the second half as Green Bay’s Super Bowl dreams went up in smoke by an overtime score of 28-22 in the NFC Championship Game. And […]

Cory’s Corner: Winning starts by stopping Russell Wilson

Last week, everyone focused on Aaron Rodgers’ calf muscle. And this week, Seattle is either focused on it or is resigned to the hypothesis that the injury is a fable. But Rodgers isn’t the most important factor in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game. Without a doubt, it’s the Seahawks’ Russell Wilson. The mark of a great […]

Cory’s Corner: Julius Peppers justified his contract on Sunday

Many people were wondering why Ted Thompson opened up the checkbook and signed Julius Peppers last March. The 34-year-old justified the three-year $26-million contract with a special game in the NFC Divisional Playoffs. He hasn’t tasted playoff football since 2010, so he had every right to be excited and you could say he was pretty […]

Cory’s Corner: Aaron Rodgers’ limitations outshine Tony Romo

Aaron Rodgers’ calf muscle has been the most scrutinized piece of NFL anatomy the last few weeks. We’ve heard that Rodgers re-injured a different portion of his calf in the regular season finale two weeks ago and we’ve also learned that he has a minor tear there. Even though Sunday’s NFC Divisional Playoff will be […]