Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday


Welcome back, how did you do with this week’s question? If you answered Marvin Gaye , you are correct. Gaye bulked up nearly 30 pounds and trained with future Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders while preparing for his tryout. He didn’t make the cut but remained close to several players who sang background vocalsContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts: Monday Morning Quarterbacking…Featuring Cover2Chris


Welcome to Smallthoughts: Monday Morning Quarterbacking. Each week of the NFL season we will feature thoughts around the NFL from the action on Sunday. Each week Smallthoughts will feature Cover2Chris. Here is his thoughts from this week’s action. Week 2 2019 MMQB with Cover2Chris   10 Things I Think I Think   Eli Manning isContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Monday Morning Quarterbacking…Featuring Cover2Chris”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Mickey Callaway


If the Mets make the post season, it will be in spite of Mickey Callaway’s game management. If the Mets don’t make the post season it will be because of Mickey Callaway’s game management. Unless the Met offense can win every game out 10-0 Mickey Callaway is going to have to make decisions in aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Mickey Callaway”

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday


Welcome back, how did you do with this week’s question? If you answered Bobby Dodd Stadium, you are correct. Bobby Dodd stadium is the home of the Georgia Tech Yellow jackets. From it’s opening in 1913 until 1988 the stadium was known as Grant Field in honor of one of the stadium’s first benefactors. TheContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Cliff Branch


In light of the passing of former Oakland Raider great Cliff Branch, Smallthoughts : Old School Tuesday spotlights…Cliff Branch. Branch was selected in the fourth round of the 1972 NFL Draft with the 98th overall pick by the Oakland Raiders. He spent his entire 14-year NFL career with the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, winning three Super Bowl rings in Super Bowl XI, Super BowlContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Cliff Branch”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Archie Griffin


In 1972, Griffin was a T-formation halfback, and from 1973 through 1975, he was the team’s I-formation tailback. He led the Buckeyes in rushing as a freshman with 867 yards, but his numbers exploded the following year with the team’s conversion to the I-formation. He rushed for 1,428 yards in the regular season as a sophomore, 1,620 as a junior, 1,357Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Archie Griffin”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Yoenis Cespedes


This falls under the category of you can’t make this up. While addressing the state of Mickey Callaway’s job status, Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen announced that Yoenis Cespedes fractured his right ankle in a fall on his ranch and no he didn’t fall off his horse. Cespedes was recovering from surgery on both heelsContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Yoenis Cespedes”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …New York Mets


What a week it has bee for the boys in Flushing, Queens. They come home on Monday after getting their clocks cleaned by the Miami Marlins (Awful) in a 3 game sweep, 5 games under 500 which sparked rumors of manager Mickey Callaway’s demise. General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen called a press conference to basicallyContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …New York Mets”

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday


How did you do with this week’s question? If you answered Archie Griffin you are correct. As a junior at Ohio State Archie Griffin was named to every All-American team and was called “the greatest football player I’ve ever coached” by Woody Hayes. Combining power, speed and an uncanny ability to break four or five tackles onContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”