In the NFL, the average retirement age is 27.6 (rbcwealthmanagement.com). However, quarterbacks stretch their careers out a bit out of love for the game or to retire before changing teams and causing chaos on the Madden cover (Brett Favre). Tom Brady didn’t repeat the same mistake Brett Favre did, but Brady might want to consider hanging up his boots after this year. Looking at the … Continue reading Time to hang up those boots, or shall we say cleats?
Just like everyone predicted am I right? Of course, not. On the contrary, most of us expected them to be picking in the top 5 of the 2023 NFL Draft. How are these 2 teams blowing everyone’s expectations out of the water? Atlanta Falcons Let’s begin with the Falcons. At 4-4 they’re leading the NFC South. It helps them that father time, plus some off … Continue reading Atlanta Falcons and Seattle Seahawks are Division Leaders
During primetime on Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers scored 10 points while their defense held the Denver Broncos to only 9 points, and…the 49ers still lost. San Francisco has arguably already faced the three worst teams they will be playing this year and yet they sit at 1-2. We might just barely be approaching week four but, it may be time for the 49ers to … Continue reading Dear 49ers, Hit the Panic Button
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
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
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. NCAAF … Continue reading The Week that Was 8/28-9/3
Start ‘Em Jerry Jeudy: Everyone knows this game is important for Russell Wilson returning home to do work against his old team. It is going to be a huge statement game against a Seattle team that I think is going to be one of the weakest in the league (see my predictions for each team’s season here). This can only stand to benefit Jeudy, who … Continue reading Start ‘Em or Sit ‘Em: Week 1
The yearly NFL Top 100 list is always similar to the fairy tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, where some placements are too high, others are too low, and others still are just right. These placements are subjective, so of course no one will completely agree with them, but that is part of the fun of it all. The banter sets the stakes for … Continue reading NFL Top 100 Hits and Misses
I said I wasn’t going to spoil my pocket picks for myself back in my article about how to win your fantasy football draft, but now that my league has drafted I am ready to spill my guts. I killed it in the quarterbacks department. Both QBs I snagged in the mid-late rounds and both have an entire arsenal of weapons to throw to. Justin … Continue reading My Fantasy Draft: Boom or Bust?
Last week, Aaron Rodgers was on the Aubrey Marcus podcast where he admitted to traveling to Peru and taking a psychedelic drug Ayahuasca. Rodgers on his use of Ayahuasca. “My intention the first night going in was I want to feel what pure love feels like that was my intention and I did,” Rodgers said. “I really feel like that set me on the course … Continue reading Aaron Rodgers says psychedelic drug led to best season of his life.