Column: The NFL Scouting Combine, a buster of stereotypes

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) The NFL Scouting Combine, the exact science that’s not so exact, has again come and gone. It’s the annual football Olympics that surfaces every year on the speed-friendly turf in Indianapolis, Indiana. The spectacle is technically the first football-related interview for college football players with dreams of performing on the big…

NBA Midseason Awards

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) Most Valuable Player: Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors It just feels right. Curry is the best player, on the best team, in the best conference. The three-point sniper put on a show in the NBA All-star three-point contest knocking down a contest record-score of 27. He drained 13 straight shots in…

Column: Josh Gordon receives one-year suspension

According to multiple reports, Josh Gordon is officially suspended without pay for a minimum of one year for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, the Browns announced Tuesday. I wrote a column about the rumors circulating Gordon of a possible year long suspension and his open-letter prior to the official ruling coming down. The column…

Super Bowl XLIX Prediction

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) When the Seattle Seahawks No. 1 ranked defense faced off against the Denver Broncos’ No. 1 ranked offense in last year’s Super Bowl, it was the first time in NFL history the two top-ranked offense and defense met in the big dance. And the Seahawks made the Broncos dance alone to…

NFC/AFC Championship Game Predictions

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) It should come to no surprise that when you have an elite quarterback under center, a team is more than likely to have a successful season. Andrew Luck has reached the playoffs in the his first two seasons in the NFL and reached the AFC Championship game in this third. Tom…

Divisional Round Playoff Predictions

By Kelton Brooks (@BrooksWeekly) A “slight tear.” Three words Packers’ fan have only heard in their nightmares, but the injury is all but a reality for Aaron Rodgers. But as their Super Bowl winning quarterback once said after Green Bay started the season 1-2, R-E-L-A-X. As prolific a passer Rodgers is, his slightly torn calf muscle…