Monthly Archives: November 2009

Last-Minute Remarks on SNF Week 14 Picks

Week 14 (December 13): Tentative game: Philadelphia @ NY Giants Prospects: It’s an NFC East game (always = ratings), and while it doesn’t currently have the NFC East lead on the line it’s still a battle of playoff contenders. Still a pretty good shot to keep its spot – the Giants’ troubles might help it […]

Sunday Night Football Flex Scheduling Watch: Week 11

NBC’s Sunday Night Football package gives it flexible scheduling. For the last seven weeks of the season, the games are determined on 12-day notice, 6-day notice for Week 17. The first year, no game was listed in the Sunday Night slot, only a notation that one game could move there. Now, NBC lists the game […]

Last-Minute Remarks on SNF Week 13 Picks

Week 13 (December 6): Tentative game: New England @ Miami Prospects: 7-3 v. 5-5. Still lopsided. Protected games: Cowboys-Giants (FOX) and Titans-Colts (CBS). Other possible games mentioned on last week’s Watch and their records: Eagles (6-4)-Falcons (5-5), Vikings (9-1)-Cardinals (7-3), and Jags (6-4)-Texans (5-4). Impact of Monday Night Football: Texans can move to 6-4, but… […]

College Football Schedule – Week 12

All times Eastern. TOP 25 GAMES Kansas @ #1 Texas 8 PM ABC Ron Franklin, Ed Cunningham #2 TCU @ Wyoming 2 PM mtn. Dan Gutowsky, Blaine Fowler, Natalie Vickers Florida International @ #3 Florida 12:30 Gameplan Larry Vettel, Nat Moore, Steve Babik Chattanooga @ #4 Alabama Noon SEC Net Doug Bell, Chris Doering #5 […]

2009 College Football Rankings – Week 11

Remember 2004? We had five undefeated teams going into the bowls. Utah became the first BCS buster, but Auburn was the only team people were crying about not making the title game. We’re headed for five undefeated teams again, but boy, have times changed. For one, people are talking about Boise State not being jilted […]

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

Culture clash! Culture clash!

Sunday Night Football Flex Scheduling Watch: Week 10

NBC’s Sunday Night Football package gives it flexible scheduling. For the last seven weeks of the season, the games are determined on 12-day notice, 6-day notice for Week 17. The first year, no game was listed in the Sunday Night slot, only a notation that one game could move there. Now, NBC lists the game […]

2009 College Football Rankings – Week 10

An intriguing subplot is developing in college football this year, and it’s not SEC Referee-Gate. It’s not even the rise of Cincinnati, which this week looks to be less a result of the Bearcats being underrated as the Crimson Tide being overrated. No, it’s the very real possibility of a non-BCS school in TCU making […]

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

Now you, too, can be anal about spelling and grammar!

College Football Schedule – Week 11

This time I’ve tried to arrange the schedule using Excel. Hopefully it won’t be completely screwed up; we’re going retro with this one, as there will be no background coloring. Also hopefully we’ll be back to Word next week, though the schedule may be later than it has been. Rankings should be obvious after this, […]