Tag Archives: Carl Banks

I love Mike. (More about football injuries)

I’ll tell you how I came to love and appreciate Mike. But first, I’d better tell you what a Mike is. On the defense side of a football team, three of the linebackers are named Will (weak-side linebacker), Sam (strong-side … Continue reading

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Why all these football injuries?

Oh hell. Here I was, thinking I wasn’t going to write anything about football, mostly because I thought I had nothing left to say. Seems I do. Because my team, the Giants, has been afflicted by a slew of injuries … Continue reading

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Mysteries of Life: Landon, Odell and sabermetrics

My day has been shot to hell. From the moment I looked at the front page of the New York Times and way at the bottom right hand corner saw, “Beckham Bound for Cleveland.” There have been rumors, yes, most … Continue reading

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