From Gonzaga To Norfolk: Power Rating The Tournament Teams

Between the multiple jobs this year, including a high school sprint through basketball season, along with the Covid unknowns, I did not do my weekly college basketball power ratings this year. Well, I felt like doing them for the tournament. I guess I just got the itch while doing some brackets. So, here are my power ratings for all 68 teams in the field. Remember, these are spread ratings, so the lower the number the better. For example, Gonzaga at 0 is the baseline. They would be a 9.1-point favorite over Kansas, for example. Illinois would be a 5.9-point favorite … Continue reading From Gonzaga To Norfolk: Power Rating The Tournament Teams

Preseason NFL Over/Under Predictions Review: An exercise in mediocrity.

With the regular season in the rearview, it is time to see how Bruce and I did on our win total predictions. NFC NFC East Weez Bruce Cowboys 9.5 Over Over Eagles 9.5 Under Under Giants 6.5 Under Over Redskins 5.5 Under Under NFC West 49ers 10.5 Under Under Seahawks 9.5 Under Over Rams 8.5 Under Under Cardinals 7 Over Over NFC North Vikings 9 Under Under Packers 9 Under Under Bears 8.5 Under Under Lions 6.5 Over Over NFC South Saints 10.5 Over Over Buccaneers 9.5 Under Under Falcons 7.5 Over Over Panthers 5.5 Under Under So, in the … Continue reading Preseason NFL Over/Under Predictions Review: An exercise in mediocrity.

NFL Postseason Awards

With the NFL regular season completed, and the Heisman out of the way tonight. it is time to take a quick look at the NFL postseason awards, how I would vote and how I expect it to go. NFL MVP What I think it will be: 1) Aaron Rodgers. 2) Patrick Mahomes 3) Josh Allen. How I would vote: 1) Patrick Mahomes. 2) Aaron Rodgers. 3) Derrick Henry. This is Aaron Rodgers’ award by almost all accounts. He has the narrative of “the old man’s last hurrah” and the argument that the younger Patrick Mahomes has plenty of time to … Continue reading NFL Postseason Awards