Tag: The Oakland Raiders

AL DAVIS ROCKED NFL FOR A LONG, LONG TIME

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THE COLISEUM – Football lost one of its great cartoon super-villains on Saturday when Al Davis passed. Oh sure, yesterday’s games had moments of silence for Davis; the pre-packaged bios, and Commissioner Roger Goodell appearing in the announcer’s booth at the Raiders game to speak about the loss with the same enthusiasm a baked ham […]

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I LOVE THE NFL

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By Rex O’Rourke NEW YORK, NY – Nothing but picks this week folks. I’m picking them all. My best three will appear in the last paragraph and count against my season total. The rest are just for fun. As George Carlin used to say, “My rules. I make ‘em up”. Now, take a knee and […]

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PARITY IS NOT A FOUR LETTER WORD

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By Rex O’Rourke Canton, Ohio – What happened to The NFL? Seemingly overnight, at least half a dozen teams have become unable to compete on the pro level. Formerly proud franchises have been reduced to ruin. Point spreads (4 are over 10 points this week) are in the stratosphere every week. Where is the parity […]

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