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Why Jay Cutler Is A Good Fit For Jets

Why Jay Cutler Is A Good Fit For Jets
It has been stewing for weeks now but the Chicago Bears are officially going to release quarterback Jay Cutler, per his request. This comes on the heels of the breaking news that the Bears are expected to sign former Tampa Bay backup Mike Glennon to a 3-year contract worth nearly $15 million a year. There are many mixed reviews and... Read More

Reviewing The 6 NFL Coaching Hires

Reviewing The 6 NFL Coaching Hires
Now that Super Bowl LI is officially in the rear-view mirror we will begin to look forward to the 2017 NFL season. A new season of hope and promise for many teams that fell short in 2016. Six of those teams that fell short will be starting the offseason with new faces in the head coaching position. Big names like... Read More

5 Reasons Why The Atlanta Falcons Lost Super Bowl LI

5 Reasons Why The Atlanta Falcons Lost Super Bowl LI
Depending what team you are a fan of, the New England Patriots won Super Bowl LI, or the Atlanta Falcons lost Super Bowl LI. I don’t want to take anything away from the Patriots. Surmounting the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history is no small feat. Being down 21-3 at halftime is, for a lack of better words, deflating. Brady... Read More

Super Bowl LI Preview

Super Bowl LI Preview
Well, after all of the anticipation it is finally here. Super Bowl LI is a mere two days away, and its time to preview the big game. The showdown features one team, the New England Patriots, that seem like they are in the big game almost every year for the past 20 years. A true testament to an unparalleled organization. However,... Read More

Why Student-Athletes Should NOT Be Paid

Why Student-Athletes Should NOT Be Paid
One of the biggest debate that continues to come up in our society is whether or not collegiate athletes should be paid for their time at Universities. As a pre-cursor, note that this article will focus primarily on collegiate football players. There is no denying the amount of money that the NCAA makes. In fact, according to an audit completed... Read More

Who Should Be the First QB Drafted in 2017?

Who Should Be the First QB Drafted in 2017?
The NFL offseason is arguably more exciting than the regular season, especially if your team misses the playoffs. Assuming your team didn’t mortgage their future for a top pick in a previous year’s draft, they will have another opportunity to potentially draft an impact player from this year’s crop of college players. There are 3 QBs who are virtually consensus... Read More

Battle for Los Angeles: Rams vs. Chargers

Battle for Los Angeles: Rams vs. Chargers
There are now two cities that will be home to two NFL franchises. New York City (or East Rutherford, New Jersey if you want to get technical) hosts the Giants and the Jets at MetLife Stadium, and now the City of Los Angeles will play host to the Rams and Chargers. The Rams will continue playing their home games at... Read More

The Winner of Super Bowl LI Will Be…

The Winner of Super Bowl LI Will Be…
After the conclusion of the Wild Card round of the playoffs, there are only 8 teams remaining in the quest to win Super Bowl LI. Which team will hoist the Lombardi Trophy? In a few short weeks, we will find out, but for now, we can only speculate and make educated guesses. Without further ado, here is Sports Al Dente’s... Read More

10 Worst Free Agent Signings of 2016

10 Worst Free Agent Signings of 2016
Every NFL offseason is filled with the excitement of free agency. Each team tries to fill needs and build upon the previous year by signing the correct players. Much of the football jargon turns to contract negotiations and bidding wars. Like an auctioneer at an art gallery, agents and organizations raffle services to the highest bidder. Sometimes these free agent... Read More