Leaves Of Grass: The Ballad of Le’Veon Bell – On Pittsburgh & Learning Your Worth

The fact that Le'Veon Bell didn't return at all this week is a testament to the nature of the modern game, and the lengths to which players have to go to ensure their post-playing days financial & physical viability. Returning during a scheduled bye would have guaranteed him no contact

Leaves Of Grass: The Ballad of Le’Veon Bell – On The Fans

The possible return of Le'Veon Bell this week or next is a testament to the nature of the modern game, and the lengths to which players have to go to ensure their post-playing days financial & physical viability. Returning during a scheduled bye not only guarantees him no contact for

Your “Now What Will He Do?” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: No London Jags just yet: Shad Khan has withdrawn his offer to buy Wembley Stadium. It was rumoured that he didn't have enough FA member votes to get the deal through, so he decided to stop wasting his time. It doesn't help that the team he owns -

Leaves Of Grass: The Ballad of Le’Veon Bell – On His Teammates

The possible return of Le'Veon Bell this week or next is a testament to the nature of the modern game, and the lengths to which players have to go to ensure their post-playing days financial & physical viability. Returning during a scheduled bye not only guarantees him no contact for

“Shathawks… Nope,…Shethawks… No, That’s Not Right… Hold On, I’ve Got It…” Seattle At The Bye

As Beastmode Ate My Baby is off on another top-secret government mission, it falls to me, another Seahawks season ticket holder and the writer of the Seahawks 2018 season preview this year, to provide an update on the team everybody used to hate. At their bye, the Seahawks are 3-3 - not

Your “Oh, Okay – More Sports?!” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Richard Sherman took being Richard Sherman like a man last night, when questioned about the call that kept the Packers game-winning drive alive: "I can't have that penalty ... regardless of how I feel about it. I have to find a way to make that play without getting

Leaves Of Grass: The Ballad of Le’Veon Bell – On The Franchise Tag

The possible return of Le'Veon Bell this week or next is a testament to the nature of the modern game, and the lengths to which players have to go to ensure their post-playing days financial & physical viability. Returning during a scheduled bye not only guarantees him no contact for

Leaves Of Grass: The Ballad of Le’Veon Bell – On His Return

The expected return of Le'Veon Bell this week is a testament to the nature of the modern game, and the lengths to which players have to go to ensure their post-playing days financial & physical viability. Returning during a scheduled bye not only guarantees him no contact for another week,

Your “Listen Children, All Is Not Lost” Saturday Evening Open Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Mnw9uiYggU Some days, you just don't give two shits & just want to hear a happy song. This is one of those days. Besides, I'm not going to sit here and let you badmouth the United States of America. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROxvT8KKdFw Tonight's sports: NHL: Leafs at Capitals - 7:00PM | CBC / NHLN Canucks

Your “It’s An Image, Not A Homage” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: It's still a few weeks to the October 30th deadline, but who cares about facts? Trade rumours! Shady to the Eagles. Cardinals LB Deone Bucannon to the Eagles. A bitter former employee is accusing Shad Khan of trying to have London, and specifically Wembley, be the permanent Jaguars home

Your “No Longer The Most Embarrassing Moment In Team History” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Family patriarch & chief enabler Alex Spanos died Tuesday morning, aged 95. Disappointed in the man his son had become, Alex Spanos leaves behind three other, hopefully less embarrassing, children, and a whole litter of grand- & great grandchildren. Two of his grandsons look after the day-to-day operations