Championship Anatomy:  Eli to Manningham TD
Anatomy of a Play, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, New York Giants, San Francisco 49ers

Championship Anatomy: Eli to Manningham TD

When you have the NFL’s 32nd-ranked running game, you will inevitably face a lot of 3rd-and-long situations.  And expectedly, throughout the NFC playoffs, the Giants have.  But unexpectedly, New York has … MORE ►

Blame Doctor Heat: The Saints’ Un-Prevent Undid Their Season
Greg Smith, Inside the Game, New Orleans Saints, Ramblings and Rants, San Francisco 49ers

Blame Doctor Heat: The Saints’ Un-Prevent Undid Their Season

Everyone likes to rip the Prevent Defense. John Madden, the everyman’s everyman, once described it the way many fans would, “All the prevent defense does is prevent you from winning.”

Wikipedia’s entry defines it in … MORE ►

Divisional Anatomy: Vernon Davis’ Game Winner
Anatomy of a Play, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, San Francisco 49ers

Divisional Anatomy: Vernon Davis’ Game Winner

It’s hard not to feel good for Alex Smith and Vernon Davis.  They are two of the NFL’s model citizens and just enjoyed their finest moment as professionals.

The play was one of trust and … MORE ►

Will Broncos Join the Unlikely Champions Club?
Denver Broncos, Greg Smith, Ramblings and Rants

Will Broncos Join the Unlikely Champions Club?

The Denver Broncos 2011 season is the story of how a team’s belief in itself can overcome its shortcomings and produce a championship.

Before we pick against the nearly two touchdown underdog Broncos this weekend, … MORE ►

Wildcard Anatomy: Tebow OT Winner
Anatomy of a Play, Denver Broncos, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, Pittsburgh Steelers

Wildcard Anatomy: Tebow OT Winner

It will go down as one of the greatest plays in NFL history.

The Denver Broncos knocked the mighty Pittsburgh Steelers out of the playoffs with an 80-yard, game-winning touchdown pass from Tim Tebow to … MORE ►

Best Fan Shots of 2011
Greg Smith, Ramblings and Rants

Best Fan Shots of 2011

I’ve been a regular on ‘NFL Turning Point’ this season and I’ve read many of the tweets written about it.   The one above sparked my latest project.

I have researched and compiled my favorite fan … MORE ►

Colts QB of the Future
Greg Smith, Indianapolis Colts, Ramblings and Rants

Colts QB of the Future

Peyton Manning, not Andrew Luck, should be the Colts quarterback of the future.  Any argument to the contrary is silly.  I refuse to believe one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time isn’t a safer … MORE ►

Tebow or Lord Hoodie: Who do YOU believe in?
Denver Broncos, Greg Smith, New England Patriots, Ramblings and Rants

Tebow or Lord Hoodie: Who do YOU believe in?

No one should appreciate and respect Tim Tebow’s game more than Lord Hoodie.

Bill Belichick has been around football a long time and has enjoyed, first-hand, some miraculous Super Bowl stories.  More than once, he’s … MORE ►

Why the Raiders Will Beat the Packers Sunday
Green Bay Packers, Greg Smith, Oakland Raiders, Ramblings and Rants

Why the Raiders Will Beat the Packers Sunday

Pop the champagne Miami, the undefeated Packers will lose this weekend.

Over the past three seasons, Green Bay has lost just three games at Lambeau Field.  One was Brett Favre’s triumphant Viking return in 2009.  … MORE ►

Stop the Insanity! Starting QBs Should not be Holding Kicks
Dallas Cowboys, Greg Smith, Ramblings and Rants

Stop the Insanity! Starting QBs Should not be Holding Kicks

When you Google “Holding for Field Goals”, two Youtube links appear.  The first is a four-minute instructional video, entitled “How to Hold for Field Goals and Extra Points”, a decent little tutorial by former … MORE ►