Will the Patriots’ experience carry them to another title? Will the Rams’ young guns rise to the occasion on the NFL’s biggest stage? The Breakout Live team makes its Super Bowl predictions: Final score, MVP and biggest flop. Who will win and why? Christopher Prince Editor-in-Chief Patriots 31, … [Read more...] about Breakout Live Super Bowl 53 Predictions
The refs missed a fairly obvious pass interference call that would have given the Saints a first down and a chance to run out the clock and kick the game-winning field goal. The Breakout Live team debates whether the league should make major penalties reviewable in the final minutes of playoff … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Make Penalties Reviewable in the Final Minutes?
Because of the NFL overtime rule, one of the best conference championship games in history ended with the league MVP never taking the field in overtime. The Breakout Live team debates whether it's finally time for the NFL to change the overtime rule to guarantee each team gets a possession … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Change OT Rule to Ensure Each Team Gets Possession?
Coming out of the 2-minute warning, the Saints had a first down on the Rams 13 yard line, and the Rams were down to only two timeouts. Putting aside the egregious non-call on the PI, the Breakout Live team debates Sean Payton’s decision to throw the ball two out of three plays instead of just … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Did Sean Payton Blow Clock Management?
Will the young gun outduel the GOAT in Arrowhead? Who will take the shootout in the Big Easy? The Breakout Live team make their picks for the NFC and AFC Conference Championships. Ryan Reeves Senior Contributor Patriots at Chiefs: I desperately want to pick the Chiefs, but I can’t. There’s a … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Who Will Win the Conference Championships?
Ride the GOAT or put faith in the young guns? The Breakout Live team debates which of the four remaining quarterbacks can be trusted the most to carry his team to victory this coming Sunday. Christopher Prince Editor-in-Chief This is quite a collection of quarterbacks heading into the conference … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Which QB Will Come up Biggest in the Conference Championships?
Playoff hopes dashed? Just wait until next year. The Breakout Live team debates which of the teams eliminated from the playoffs has the best chance of getting to the Super Bowl next year. John Thornquist Senior News & Fantasy Editor I’ll give the nod to the Colts. Indy has over $122 million … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Which Playoff Loser Has the Best Shot at the 2020 Super Bowl?
The Breakout Live team debates which underdog has the best chance to win in the divisional round and get to the conference championship. George “Cannonball” West Senior Contributor Two words as to why I think the Colts will win as an underdog this week in Kansas City: Andy. Reid. Since Reid has … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Which Underdog Pulls the Upset?
With a 4th and goal from the 2-yard line and a minute to go vs. the Bears, Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson decided to call the first of his timeouts instead of savings all three timeouts for a potential defensive stand had the Eagles been stopped on fourth down. The Breakout Live team debates … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Should Pederson Have Saved the Timeouts?
The Breakout Live team debates at what point in the Chargers game John Harbaugh should have inserted Joe Flacco back in, if at all. Ryan Reeves Senior Contributor It’s been a common refrain from multiple Ravens players after and during (see: Jimmy Smith), and it’s one I agree with: 8 is the guy … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: When Should Harbaugh Have Benched Jackson?
Let's assume the Patriots beat the Bills and Jets at home and finish with the #2 or #3 seed. The Breakout Live team debates whether the Patriots can win potential playoff road games at Houston, Kansas City or Los Angeles and return to the Super Bowl. John Thornquist Senior News & Fantasy … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Can the Patriots Win on the Road in the Playoffs?
The Steelers beat the Patriots but maintain only a half-game in the division and a half-game lead over two teams for the final Wild Card spot, and they head to New Orleans this week. The Breakout Live team debates whether the Steelers will make the playoffs. Christopher Prince Editor in Chief The … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Will the Steelers Make the Playoffs?
The Breakout Live team debates whether Nick Foles should be given the chance to save the Eagles this season even if Carson Wentz can return from injury. Ryan Reeves Senior Contributor First and foremost, we won’t be seeing Carson Wentz again this season and the fact that the Eagles haven’t put … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Stick with Foles if Wentz Can Play?
With 20 seconds remaining in the game, the New England Patriots had a fourth and goal from the 4 yard-line and a 2-point lead. The Dolphins had no timeouts remaining. The Patriots chose to kick the field goal and take a 5-point lead, which led to a kickoff that gave the Dolphins the ball at the 31 … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Should the Patriots Have Gone for It?
The Chiefs and Chargers have the best records in the AFC, meaning that the Wild Card team from the AFC West might end up with a better record than all the other divisional winners. As the rule stands, they would still have to travel on the road in the playoffs despite having a better record than … [Read more...] about Blow-Ups: Should Better Records Always Determine Home Field in the Playoffs?