Tuesday Morning Tailback

Tuesday Morning TailbackA weekly article during football season which take a critical look at the NFL. We do this from the base belief that NFL football is the greatest game in the history of mankind, but some recent policies and the overall direction of the league has chipped away at this greatness. Our primary goal is to spark debate on these subjects, so we encourage you to give your own opinion and leave comments.

All articles by Ric Albano unless otherwise noted.


Beckham Vs NormanDecember 22, 2015
In Defense of Odell Beckham, Jr.
A special blend of Giants Blog and Tuesday Morning Tailback by J.D. Cook following the NFL’s suspension of Odell Beckham Jr.

Bigger FishFebruary 3, 2015
There’s Always a Bigger Fish
However, in a competitive environment it is important to have an undisputed “biggest fish”. This is not to hate on New England, but do we really know that the best team won?

NFL Draft StageJanuary 27, 2015
If I Was Commissioner
by J.D. Cook
A couple of short lists on how to easily fix some of the most controversial NFL policies as well as the weak sports media policies that are crumbling the integrity of the game.

Seahawks MascotJanuary 20, 2015
Kill the Monster!
There are few things worse than a coach that refuses to coach to win the game in the playoffs. Green Bay’s late game collapse against Seattle in the NFC Championship Game was setup by coaching decisions made earlier.

1978 Rams, when football in Los Angeles was good.January 6, 2015
The NFL Is a Wreck
The playoffs are a very exciting time and, except for the Detroit-Dallas game, usually portray the NFL at its best. But this will only serve to temporarily mask the cracks in integrity underneath the surface of the NFL.

Dallas at SeattleDecember 30, 2014
14 Things About 2014
As the 2014 regular season ends and we look forward to the 11 exciting games of the playoffs, Tuesday Morning Tailback presents a list of our highlights from the past season.

Washington shocks Philadelphia
December 23, 2014
Trimming the Weeds, part 2
While several teams haven fallen out of contention, the final Sunday of the regular season will see three head-to-head showdowns for division titles.

Cincinnati crushes Cleveland
December 16, 2014
Trimming the Weeds, part 1
Over the next couple of weeks, Tuesday Morning Tailback will examine the “weeding” out as the NFL works towards its dozen playoff teams.

Green Bay vs Atlanta 12/08/14
December 9, 2014
Style Points
Unlike the highly subjective College system, the NFL has a solid tiebreaking system which has been quietly in place for decades and provides solid metrics for every possible scenario.

Odell Beckham's fantastic catch
November 25, 2014
Trade Odell Beckham Now! After his catch for the ages, Odell Beckham’s stock will never be higher than it is right now. This is why he should be traded right away.

NFL Salute to Service football
November 11, 2014
Veteran’s Day
Today we take a look at several of the NFL’s top veterans by position, who are still performing at a high level in 2014.

Roger Goodell
November 4, 2014
Brutal Truths There are a lot of problems with the NFL but you won’t hear them in the mainstream sports media.

October 21, 2014 NFL Facebook fan map
Map of America Recently, Facebook released a map that visually displays county-by-county which are the most popular teams according to their members personal “Likes”.

September 23, 2014 Drew Henson
Wake Me Up When September Ends
Just as things have started to get interesting through Week 3, comes the plethora of bye-weeks to kill the momentum. So we’ve decided to take one also.

September 16, 2014 Penalty Flag
There’s a Flag On the Play
Week 2 had a lack of quality football, only aggravated by the “flag happy” officials and the mounds of annoying, marginal penalties.

September 9, 2014 Notre Dame crushes Michigan
Drunk On Football
Between college and the NFL, there was such a saturation of action this past weekend that one comes out feeling drunk on football.

September 2, 2014 8 beats 606
When 8 is Greater Than 606
After a record-breaking regular season and a total flop in the Super Bowl, the Denver Broncos enter the 2014 NFL season in the most unenviable position.


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