Your “How ‘Bout A Change Of Pace?” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL Noise: Demaryius Thomas has been arrested for vehicular assault. He was the driver in a single-vehicle, rollover accident where a passenger was hurt. Under Colorado law, “vehicular assault” occurs when a person drives recklessly or under the influence of alcohol and the driving causes serious bodily injury to another

Your “It’s On Every Channel” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Crimebeat! Hall of Fame member Adam "Pacman" Jones was arrested on charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct and intimidation early Wednesday morning at the Rising Sun Casino in Indiana. The initial allegation was cheating at a table, and when he was detained for that police discovered he had

Your “Can Ambivalence Breed Contempt?” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: Franchise tag update: The first application - the 49ers, on Robbie Gould.   As discussed yesterday, the tag is $5 million for kickers, relatively cheap compared to $23 million for QBs & $16 million for running backs. Gould has made 72 of 75 field goals since joining San Francisco

Your “Hey – Do I Know You?” Monday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Franchise tag updates: no new applications. What's a NFL offseason without hand-wringing about the rules? The three topics on the agenda for the Competition Committee meeting today were: Replay review punts - make them more like kickoffs? the new helmet rules - good, or make betterer? Current thinking

CrimeBeat!: Patriots Schadenfreude Day Edition

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Your “Some People Will Say Anything For Attention” Thursday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: Franchise tag update: no applications Landon Collins expects to be tagged by the Giants, and cleaned out his locker ahead of the designation. According to nfl.com, Collins would likely make more than $12 million on the tag, far more than the $1.27 million base salary he earned in 2018. https://twitter.com/TheHumble_21/status/1098315997839265792

Your “It’s A Little Early To Be Broke, Ain’t It?” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: The main story of the day is that February 19 marks the opening of the two-week Franchise Tag window. As we learned with Le'Veon Bell, a team & player have until July 15 to negotiate a multi-year deal, or the player has to sign a one-year deal under

Tucson, Ch. 1: Why the Mark Davis of Cities May Not be the Best Choice for Mark Davis

Hello. Sebastian Blax here. As many of you may have noticed, I've been away from the NFL HOT TAEKS game for a couple months now. So, first off, large ups to LCSS for holding down Quotables for the regular season finale and through the postseason. [Hold for applause; close eyes and

Your “It’s Not Free Money” Saturday Evening Open Thread

I moved my music & comedy ramblings to Sunday night, so I could bring this up. Before it becomes old news, rumours are Kaep settled for between $60-80 million, ostensibly for restraint or loss of trade. https://twitter.com/businessinsider/status/1096504331938000897 On the direct "insider" front from Friday night, there was nothing but company line from corporate

Your “Happy Hallmark Holiday, Honey” Thursday Evening Open Thread

Being allergic to cocoa, I consider Valentine's Day to be nothing more than a plot by BIG CHOCOLATE to try & kill me. NFL News: Denver's veterans seem on board with Joe Flacco coming to town. According to one report, Flacco is a cheaper option than Nick Foles, because Flacco is