The Steelers Have Nothing to Lose: It’s Time to Start Kenny Pickett

After three games, the Pittsburgh Steelers continue to have struggles on offense, and something needs to change to make this team watchable again.  This offseason, the team attempted to address the offense by bringing in veteran free agents in an effort to improve the much-maligned offensive line. As for the quarterback position, they brought in... Continue Reading →

NFL Awards: Week Three Edition

Offensive Player of the Week- Lamar Jackson, QB Baltimore Ravens Lamar Jackson could’ve been my offensive player of the week last week, but Tua ripped that away from him by tossing the game-winner and his sixth touchdown. This week, Lamar left no doubt. While he didn’t put up a huge amount of passing yards (218),... Continue Reading →

NFL Awards: Week Two Edition

Offensive Player of the Week- Tua Tagovailoa, QB Miami Dolphins Baltimore had Miami on the ropes in this one, with a 28-7 lead at halftime and a 35-14 lead heading into the final frame. Then, Tua became a man possessed leading the Dolphins to 28 fourth quarter points including tossing the game-winner to Jaylen Waddle... Continue Reading →

NFL Awards: Week One Edition

Offensive Player of the Week- Patrick Mahomes, QB Kansas City Chiefs Before the season began, there were questions about how the Chiefs offense would look after the departure of dynamic speedster Tyreek Hill to Miami. Those questions were answered, emphatically, by Mahomes against the Arizona Cardinals. The Kansas City quarterback completed 30/39 passes for 360... Continue Reading →

NFL Snap Reactions (2022): Week One

I'm retiring the Check-down Check-up's Confidence Index. Don't get me wrong, I love being long-winded and in-depth with my football analysis, but it's just not viable for today's gotta-have-it-now world. For all that happens in the NFL, you just can't keep up with everything. You shouldn't be expected to have to wade through all the... Continue Reading →

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