Todd Gurley

National Football League 2016: It’s Beyond Time To Fire Jeff Fisher

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Jeff Fisher hasn’t guided a team to the playoffs since 2008 and is two losses away from a fifth-consecutive losing season with the Rams. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Imagine, for a moment, that someone knocked on your door with a stunning new Porsche. It has all the bells and whistles one would expect a luxury vehicle to have. Leather seats, a custom sound system, the perfect shade of black (or red, or blue) paint. But it has no engine or wheels.  (more…)

2015 NFL Preview: NFC Division Predictions

I like Seattle to win the NFC West again in 2015 despite a holdout from Kam Chancellor. But a division rival might have the last laugh in playoffs. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

I like Seattle to win the NFC West again in 2015 despite a holdout from Kam Chancellor. But a division rival might have the last laugh in playoffs. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Division and playoff predictions are tricky in the NFL.

Every week a team can look like a “team to beat” or the worst team you’ve ever seen. With the NFL only playing 16 games, one could put themselves in a situation to be roundly criticized for picking the wrong team without the benefit of hindsight.  (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Nine Bold Fantasy Football Predictions For ’15

Karlos Williams has climbed to No. 2 on the Bills running back depth chart. I see him climbing further before the year is over. (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News)

Karlos Williams has climbed to No. 2 on the Bills running back depth chart. I see him climbing further before the year is over. (James P. McCoy/Buffalo News)

Wanna know how to be bold in fantasy football? Pick a name or names you really like for the season and predict that player to reach heights only you believe imaginable. Boldly predict that their success isn’t solely predicated on another man’s failure, but on talent that can’t be suppressed by veterans or newcomers. (more…)

Fantasy Football 2015: Ranking The Top-6 Rookies To Target In Fantasy Football

T.J. Yeldon rushed for more than 3,000 yeards and 37 touchdowns during his time at the University of Alabama. The Jaguars are hoping he brings stability to a backfield that needs it. (Photo by John Raoux)

T.J. Yeldon rushed for more than 3,000 yeards and 37 touchdowns during his time at the University of Alabama. The Jaguars are hoping he brings stability to a backfield that needs it. (Photo by John Raoux)

Rookies.

They can be season saving revelations (Odell Beckham, Jr.) or send an entire positional unit into limbo (Bishop Sankey). I’m here to help you keep perspective while not talking yourself out of some of these players entirely.

A word of caution before I begin: very few are worth building your team around unless you’re playing in a Dynasty League. As long as you remember this, we’re going to be just fine.  (more…)

Jameis Winston Situation Shows Deeper Issue With Institution Of Football

Winton's discipline issues at Florida State have put his playing future in jeopardy

Winton’s discipline issues at Florida State have put his playing future in jeopardy

I was listening to the radio and the topic turned to something I hadn’t thought about in quite some time with regards to the NBA.

Do you remember what the NBA used to be like? Serious drug problems, fighting in arenas, image issues; Whatever was associated with bad was associated with the NBA. (more…)

Sibling Rivalry: First Annual Bowl Pick’em Challenge Among Siblings

Brother and sister disagree on the winner between FSU and Auburn  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Brother and sister disagree on the winner between FSU and Auburn (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

***I want to apologize for getting this out a little late. My sister had her picks in on time and I, per usual, couldn’t get my act together.***

Happy holidays from The Locker! I decided to challenge my sister this bowl season to a bowl pick’em. As was well publicized on her site The Lady Sportswriter  (more…)

Locker Talk Episode 28!: The Lady Sportswriter

Jameis Winston has helped elevate Florida State and the ACC back to national prominence in 2013

The long hiatus is over. The Lady Sportswriter and I discuss the first BCS rankings of 2013, the University of Georgia’s injury woes, the ACC/SEC superiority debate, and much more. Listen up, folks!

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/lockertalk/2013/10/22/locker-talk-the-lady-sportswriter