The Packers are a better team without Davante Adams

Let me be the first to say I miss Davante Adams. The seven years he spent in Green Bay, we watched turn into an elite receiver before our eyes and the connection he had with quarterback Aaron Rodgers was special but he wanted to leave. Let’s not forget, the Packers’ offered Adams more money than the Raiders would have but the pull to return to … Continue reading The Packers are a better team without Davante Adams

NFL Pick ‘Em: Week 3

Welcome to Week 3 of the Mental Dimes Pick ‘Em challenge where I compete with all of your collective wisdom to see who will win at the season’s end! Current Score: Me: 14-17-1 You: 17-4-1, Last Week: Me: 9-7 You 7-9 I’m catching back up, y’all had better watch out! Steelers @ Browns: Browns 13-10 Both teams are about as good as I expected this … Continue reading NFL Pick ‘Em: Week 3

NFL Pick ‘Em: Week 2

Welcome to Week 2 of the Mental Dimes Pick ‘Em challenge where I compete with all of your collective wisdom to see who will win at the season’s end! Current Score: Me: 5-10-1 You: 10-5-1 I got my ass handed to me last week as nearly every game surprised me. It’s only been one week, though, don’t get too cocky. Chargers @ Chiefs: Chiefs 31-28 … Continue reading NFL Pick ‘Em: Week 2

Start ‘Em or Sit ‘Em: Week 2

Start ‘Em Julio Jones: Jones got really involved against Dallas last week, in both rushing and receiving. Going into a Saints defense where you can be almost certain Marshon Lattimore is going to be 1v1 with Mike Evans all day, this will free up Jones to be the primary target for Tom Brady. Look for him to do well this week. Devin Singletary: The back … Continue reading Start ‘Em or Sit ‘Em: Week 2

NFL Post-Preseason Power Rankings

The next time we see two NFL teams take the field for a game, it will be when the Buffalo Bills travel to Los Angeles to take on the defending Super Bowl champion Rams in the 2022 regular season kickoff. While the past three weeks have been filled with NFL football, it’s only been the preseason. While the preseason isn’t meaningless, there are some things … Continue reading NFL Post-Preseason Power Rankings

Jackson Carmen Cut Down Trade that boost both trenches for Bengals

There is with no doubt a few players on their rookie contracts that just are struggling to find a role in the Bengals scheme. Jackson Carmen is going into his second year as the guy expected to start at one of the guard positions but for the second year, he has seemed to let the job slip through his fingers. This year to rookie 4th … Continue reading Jackson Carmen Cut Down Trade that boost both trenches for Bengals

The Week That Was 8/1-8/7

Welcome to your weekly sports recap, The Week That Was, where we will do a quick overview of the stories, scores, and items from the world of sports that you might have missed. Checkout out the rest of MentalDimes.com for sport-specific content on your favorite teams and do not forget to check out our podcast, which is available on Spotify, Apple, and YouTube; search for Mental Dimes. MLB … Continue reading The Week That Was 8/1-8/7

NFL Summer Power Rankings and Season Outlook for All 32 Teams

July, while being the last full month without any sort of NFL football, it can be incredibly long and boring for fans waiting for football to make its return. The part of the offseason filled with looking back on the season that was, big signings, blockbuster trades, and the draft have come and gone and the part of the offseason filled with videos of players … Continue reading NFL Summer Power Rankings and Season Outlook for All 32 Teams

Predicting San Francisco’s Season

The 2022 San Francisco 49ers have one of the best and most talented rosters since the group that made multiple playoff runs in the early 2010s. With so many playmakers, it seems almost impossible to predict the upcoming season, but let’s have a shot at some early takes. Deebo Samuel will not be the most impactful WR. The good part of this is that Samuel … Continue reading Predicting San Francisco’s Season