Cory’s Corner: Super Bowl XLIX caps excellent postseason

The playoffs ended poorly for 10 NFL teams, but that doesn’t mean that the postseason will be remembered like a “fart in the wind” as Ron Wolf likes to say. Injuries doomed the Steelers and Cardinals. Pittsburgh was without its featured back in Le’Veon Bell and Arizona was still smarting from losing Carson Palmer to […]

Cory’s Corner: The Packers’ special teams needs a reboot

The Packers’ special teams was anything but special this year. Green Bay had seven kicks blocked and were ranked dead last in the annual special teams rankings compiled by The Dallas Morning News. Not to mention, a fake field goal and a botched onside kick sealed the Packers’ NFC Championship Game fate. And to prove that […]

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 […]