Wake Me Up Before You Go Go: Packers Come Up Short

While starters for both teams stayed on the sidelines, the 2nd and 3rd string teams were left to battle it out in this Preseason finale. With roster cuts due August 31st at 6:00pm, this was the chance for players in the balance to make one final impression and hopefully make the 53-man team. This is very important for the players, but for the fans (myself more specifically), nothing could be more uneventful. However, there were some points worthy of discussion‚Ķ In the first play of the game, starting cornerback Tramon Williams intercepted a pass thrown by Chase Daniels. Williams was held out for the entire preseason due to a bruised bone. I am hoping that this play is a sign that he … [Read more...]

Saints vs. Chargers Recap: Unleashing Brees the Beast

The Saints preseason game versus the Chargers left no doubt in the minds of defensive coaches around the league that despite the rumors of too many post Super Bowl distractions, Drew Brees and the Saints offense haven't missed a beat. They are sharp, they are relentless and they have the ability to pick you apart, seemingly effortlessly. Their precision is the stuff of Darrelle Revis' nightmares....well that, and a naked Rex Ryan. So yeah, they've still got it. As for the defense...sigh... The Breakdown: Drew Brees was on fire. He was 18 of 27 for 240 yards and 2 touchdowns to Devery Henderson and Robert Meachem. Awesome. As for his backups, Patrick Ramsey gave Chase Daniels a … [Read more...]