Category Archives: Football’s back

Crazy season takes surreal turn


By Ray Hamill

It’s certainly been an interesting season so far for the Miami Dolphins, although I’m not sure anyone knew it was going to get quite this interesting.

But like a cheesy daytime soap opera, nothing seems too crazy these days for the scriptwriters in As The Dolphins World Turns, and nothing too shocking or too unbelievable.

Indeed, there have been plenty of storylines to keep us intrigued and guessing, and coming back for more. Read more

NFL more unpredictable than ever


By Ray Hamill

If he were alive today, Pete Rozelle would be a proud man.

More than two decades after his passing, the former NFL commissioner’s vision for a contemporary sports league is alive and well, and his dream of competitive balance more prevalent than ever before.

This is the modern-day version of the NFL, a league where parity reigns supreme, a league full of average teams lacking in greatness, and a league where unpredictability has become the norm and the old adage “on any given Sunday” rings more true than ever. Read more

Football’s back, and that means …

NFL: New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

By Ray Hamill

Don’t look now, but there are only 251 games remaining in the NFL season. Doesn’t time fly by?

Thus far, though, I have to say it’s been an exciting season, with no team currently sitting more than a game out of first place in their respective division (with the exception of the Bengals, surprise, surprise), and everything still to play for.

Having football back is great for many reasons. After all, football is about far more than just football. It’s about more than just the games. It’s about the tradition. Read more