October 2015 – Receivers OR Deceivers – Getting the Targets Off Our Backs

Alouettes Jim Popp never replaced Brandon London and Cody Hoffman at the start of the 2015 season. As a consequence, Lewis Stamps and Giguere graduated from projected supporting roles to leading ones…out of neglect. If players are expected to do MORE than is reasonable, or are NOT surrounded by the talent the team needs to succeed, IT’S HARDLY THEIR FAULT.


October 2015 – Poppulist Machinations OR Lies my Popp-y Told Me

Troy Smith, Chad Johnson, Duron Carter, Michael Sam, Jerry Rice JR. What do these football “players” have in common? At the time they were signed, their FAME was largely based on something OTHER than their recent performance on the football field.

October 2015 – Building and Maintaining a Quarterback Carousel – For Dummies (Ride Them Doagies!)

If you REALLY want to mess with the quarterback succession on your team, be sure to NEVER allow ANY backup any MEANINGFUL playing time. Once your established starter has retired OR has been injured the Quarterback Carousel can begin in earnest.