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Steelers Extend Head Coach Tomlin

April 22, 2021

The Pittsburgh Steelers love to have continuity at the top of their coaching staff. Since Chuck Noll was hired to coach the Steelers in 1969, only two other men have held the position — Bill Cowher, who was hired in 1992, and Mike Tomlin, who was hired in 2007. And Tomlin is sticking around at […]

2021 NFL Team Total Win Over Unders Released

April 16, 2021

The NFL draft is coming up in a few weeks. So every year about this time, sportsbooks will hang numbers on team’s total wins so bettors can take a shot at them before the draft. Granted, the draft doesn’t really change a teams fortunes immediately that often. But it has been known to happen. In […]

Tips for Betting NFL Win Totals in 2021

April 15, 2021

Over the past several years, the popularity of the season win total bet has increased. More and more, serious bettors have found the NFL win total market to be lucrative. Like betting in any futures market, there are advantages and disadvantages. Overall, betting NFL win totals in 2021 is just one more tool the savvy […]

SBA’s 2021 NFL Mock Draft: The Top Ten

April 13, 2021

Before you know it, the 2021 NFL draft will be upon us. Without the frenzy known as the NFL Combine – it wasn’t held due to the coronavirus pandemic – draftniks, fans, and the rest of us have had to scour Twitter and the like for the results of NFL Pro Days. In one of […]

2021 CFL Preview & Futures Odds

April 9, 2021

The Canadian Football League is back in action in 2021 after the coronavirus cancelled the entire 2020 season. Winnipeg, a 33-12 winner over Hamilton in 2019, looks to defend its Grey Cup title. The Blue Bombers will be hard pressed to do so as their foe in that 2019 championship game returns one of the […]

NFL Free Agent Moves Report

March 25, 2021

The initial NFL free agency negotiation period began on March 15 with deals ready to be signed on the official start date of March 17. A number of teams went into free agency with a “go big or go home” attitude. A few, like the Patriots, came away with the makings of a revamped roster. […]

Brees Calls It A Career

March 15, 2021

What was suspected when the New Orleans Saints were eliminated from the playoffs was confirmed on Sunday when Drew Brees announced his retirement from the NFL. Brees exits his 20-year career as football’s all-time leader with 80,358 yards passing and second all-time with 571 touchdown passes. He’s also the only quarterback in NFL history with […]

Will Stadiums Be Full By August?

March 6, 2021

The coronavirus really did a number on college and professional sports in 2020. The NBA and NHL suspended their seasons for four months before returning to play in single locations. Major League Baseball played a modified 60-game schedule and a handful of college football conferences started their 2020 seasons late.  The NFL pulled off its […]

2021 HEISMAN TROPHY PREVIEW

March 4, 2021

Alabama’s DeVonta Smith became the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy in over two decades when he won the award last year. Over the past 10 seasons, Smith and Alabama RB Derrick Henry are the only non-quarterbacks to win the award. Heading into the 2021 season, it’s business as usual as the list […]

J.J. Watt to Arizona & Other Possible Moves

March 3, 2021

Future Hall of Famer and unexpected prize free agent J.J. Watt has chosen the Arizona Cardinals as his new team. The face of the Texans franchise for the last decade signed a two-year deal worth $31 million, with $23 million of that guaranteed. Watt joins a defense that has Chandler Jones with a career 97 […]