In 2014, Aaron Rodgers told Packers fans to “R-E-L-A-X” after a 1-2 start to the season. The Packers went on to a 12-4 season and lost to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship games. In 2016, after a four-game losing streak (4-6 start), Rodgers said the Packers were going to “run the table” to end 10-6 and get into the playoffs. They won every … Continue reading Are You Going to Bet Against Tom Brady?
Enjoy the first-ever Mental Dimes Pick ‘Em challenge where I compete with all of your collective wisdom to see who will win at the season’s end! Bills @ Rams: Rams 30-27 Part of this is hope on my part, since I really want the new season to start off strong. It should be a close game between playoff contenders. Eagles @ Lions: Eagles 17-16 This … Continue reading Week 1 Pick ‘Em
AFC North Cincinnati Bengals: Offensive line improvements Last season, the Cincinnati Bengals had one of the best turnarounds in sports history. In 2020, the Bengals had one of the worst records (4-11-1) in the NFL. After drafting quarterback Joe Burrow’s college teammate, receiver Ja’Marr Chase, the Bengals immediately became a threat in the AFC. A Cinderella season ended in a heartbreaking loss to the LA … Continue reading How each AFC North/South team can win the Super Bowl
Welcome to the league, rook. Everybody loves the veterans and the mid-career guys just as much as the rookies, but there’s just something about new young talent. Young, fresh talented faces in the locker room bring excitement, like there is a piece in place for your favorite team to build on and hopefully you get to watch this young player for years to come. So, … Continue reading Way to Early OROY Top 5
The 2022 NFL draft is in the books, rookie minicamps & OTAs are in the books, before we tackle another long NFL season, let’s look back at the draft classes. We at Mental Dimes have taken the liberty of breaking them down division by division & today I’m focusing on the AFC South. Jacksonville Jaguars The Jaguars had the first overall pick for the 2nd … Continue reading AFC South NFL Draft Comparison
Just a couple of months after the Colts lost quarterback Carson Wentz in free agency, the Colts have now been in win now mode. After the accusation of Veteran quarterback Matt Ryan, the colts went into their free agency bag once again, this time signing veteran Super Bowl quarterback Nick Foles. The signing is for 2 years and gives the Colts some great quarterback company … Continue reading Colts Sign Nick Foles to 2-Year Deal
NFL free agency has taken on a life of its own. In the first month, nearly ten elite players signed with new teams, and the shakeup is going to completely readjust how we approach the fantasy season. After a wild NFL Draft that sent Wideouts all over the place, and contracts/trades still looming, it’s worth addressing who’s gone where, and whether those moves are good … Continue reading Fantasy Football Draft and Free-Agency Outlook