Tag: Matt Ryan

Big Ben Tuesday: Cruz Cut, Knicks Stun, Rangers Lacking, Who Stole Tom Brady’s Jersey?

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STAMFORD, CT: In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’ll of course be focusing on the big news that Derek Jeter is going to be a father. Or not… I could write about the Knicks shocking victory over the Spurs, and how it might affect the possibility of a Melo trade or maybe the Rangers’ need of a steady blue-liner to […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Breaking Down Falcons’ Flop, Supermodel Celebration for the Ages

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Houston, TX: Clearly there is no justice in the world. What a depressing end to a riveting Super Bowl. Watching the Falcons do everything right until they did everything wrong was painful, and Hell’s favorite QB and Coach added another ring to their impressive resumés. The Falcons’ hammer missed the coffin’s last nail and the Pats clawed their […]

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Thoughts on Sunday’s Big Game, Cheerleaders, Yanks, Mets, Rangers

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s a spectacle every year and this year will be no different. The Big Game is here. I’m talking, of course, about the Rangers’ game against the Calgary Flames at the Garden this Sunday. The Rangers are coming off of a rough stretch of games. After getting busted up by the […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Alternative Super Bowl Facts, Reluctant Patriots Praise, Belichick vs Brady, Most Awkward Trophy Presentation?

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WASHINGTON , DC: Our man Ebs felt the pressing need to break down the Buffalo Sabres yesterday, so it falls to me to take the first look at the Super Bowl. Among other things, we’ll discuss Bill Belichick, an honorable man who would rather lose than compromise the integrity of the game. That may seem false at […]

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Big Ben Tuesday: Knicks Poo, QB Heavy NFL Championship Games, Jets Bare QB Outlook

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Stamford, CT – There’s a lot going on in the Whitney house these days. I’ve got month old twin girls keeping me up at night, taking turns crying in a suspiciously coordinated manner. Meanwhile, my lab puppy Chief has been vomiting a few times a day. He ate a sock, it turned out, but he would immediately eat […]

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Finding The Next Bill Belichick, NFL Playoffs Notes and Is Ryan Another Romo?

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FOXBOROUGH, MA – Channel Your Inner Bill Belichick. That’s exactly what happens every January. It’s not just the coaches whose teams are making playoff runs. GM’s and owners are collaborating, sifting through data, utilizing crystal balls, Ouija boards and anything else that will help them land the “Next Belichick.” Hope Springs Eternal, some say and […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s Free NFL Picks and Melania Trump Week #10

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MARLBORO, NY– If Donald J. Trump can win the White House then I can certainly go 4-0 on my weekly NFL Picks segment here at Meet The Matts.  Feeling out of sorts last week showed as I lacked the usual Presidential-elect bravado on my way to a 1-3 week.  To make matters worse I selected […]

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Cheesy Bruin’s Free NFL Picks, Plus News re Snookie and the Jets, Osweiler, Cowboys, Matt Ryan

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MANALAPAN TOWNSHIP, NJ – This is the last column from what turned out to be… an almost-permanent (one-year) temporary living arrangement. Starting next week I’ll be reporting from the hometown of Snookie – Marlboro, New York. Wait until this sleepy little town hears that a writer of a sports web site has taken up residence. […]

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NFL Movers and Shakers, Props to Mets

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FLUSHING, NY – It’s Tuesday and Football is on my mind but I have to give the Mets a quick proper. I’ve been critical of Collins but for holding that battered ship together he deserves credit. I think? The feisty band of replacements and career minor leaguers found a way. On tap is a marquee matchup […]

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NFL Coaching Carousel, Johnny Football, Boy Named Suh, Rangers

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PROBATION, USA – Coming off another NFL regular season, the Coaching Carousel spins round and round and many will fall off.  Monday’s Day After Pills were swallowed by the obvious candidates for coaching free agency.  Rex Ryan was given one hell of a farewell Sunday when Gino Smith finally put forth an effort that was expected of him. […]

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