Holly revels in taking potshots at other NFL teams. As with most commentary that comes from Washington, D.C., snark is liberally applied.
It’s been a weird couple days in the NFL. Here are a few stories that are making the rounds, each of them a head-scratcher: Rookie WR Michael Crabtree, after spending significant time away from San Francisco, finally signed a six-year contract with the 49ers. If he has two outstanding years in his first four, the [...]
Welcome to Opposition Research, where I’ll be taking a look at the next Packers opponent, the Minnesota Vikings. I could try to be dispassionate and approach this post like I did the one before it, but you know that’s not going to work here. Everyone in the national media is talking about this game – [...]
An interesting factoid this afternoon from Tom Pelissero on Twitter – the NFC North went 4-0 on the week. With the Lions finally having won a game (their first since December 2007), I wondered just how far back you’d have to go to find the last time the North had such a good outing. Not [...]
Welcome to the inaugural edition of Opposition Research, where I’ll go over the Packers next opponent. Aaron and Corey can give you the detailed matchups, but here’s where you’ll find out what they’re saying about us, about themselves, and about the big game on Sunday. Coming into this game, the Rams are… very tired of [...]
Look out now — the San Francisco 49ers have officially accused the New York Jets of tampering with their (unbelievably, as-yet-unsigned) first-round draft pick, Michael Crabtree. Back in May, Alex Marvez of Fox Sports called tampering “the NFL’s dirty little secret,” and warned that without harsher penalties, it’ll only get worse. Well, the 49ers are [...]
There’s only been one regular season game, and already, the rolls of players lost for the 2009 season are already filling up. We’ve been hearing all week that the marquee matchup between the Bears and Steelers is marred by significant injuries to All-Pro S Troy Polamalu (lost for 6 weeks) and LB Brian Urlacher (lost [...]