The Crimson Connection

The Patriots Finally Fall…To a Backup

Ryan Tannehill calls an audible to his offense

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2020

After taking Marcus Mariota’s starting position as quarterback and being dropped from the team that he had been with since his rookie year, Ryan Tannehill was ready to pick up the ball again and start winning games. Everyone thought Tannehill would ruin the rest of the season for the Tennessee Titans...

End of the Gold Rush

San Francisco 49ers primary logo

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

On Nov. 11, the 7-2 Seattle Seahawks took on the undefeated San Francisco 49ers. Both teams being ranked in the top five teams of the NFL, viewers knew that this was gonna be a good divisional match up. The game started out slow. By the time the players went into the locker rooms for halftime the...

The Madden Curse

Tom Brady on the cover of Madden, an American football video game.

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Injuries are associated with many players when it comes to the NFL, but there are a certain group of athletes who get hurt from something they can’t stop. Madden is a video game over the NFL allowing people to play as their favorite teams. Players who do an excellent job from the previous year can ...

Texans Versus Colts

Indianapolis Colts Linebacker Darius Leonard tackles Houston Texans Wide Receiver Deandre Hopkins after a reception.

EvanH, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

On Sunday, Oct. 20, the Houston Texans traveled to Indianapolis to face the Colts, who were on a two game winning streak after losing to the Raiders in week three. The Texans were coming in with a surprise win over the Kansas City Chiefs. The game was going to decide who would lead the AFC South, and t...

NFL sends message to all players of the league

NFL sends message to all players of the league

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2019

On Sept. 29, the Oakland Raiders and the Indianapolis Colts played against each other for a hard wanting victory for both teams. In the second quarter, Vontaze Burfict, a linebacker who plays for the Raiders, hit Jack Doyle, a tight end for the Colts. After the play, the referees quickly threw their fl...


Kyler Murray holding up the 2015 Gatorade Athlete of the year

JustinP, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2019

Having the ability to be talented at a sport is impressive. However, very few people have the ability to be great at two different sports. Players like Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders are just a couple of the very few athletes that were able to excel at two different sports. Recently, a new athlete has...

Brown Needs Change

Antonio Brown runs with the ball

ErinE, Online Editor

February 8, 2019

Antonio Brown, one of the top five NFL wide receivers, is causing some drama in league; Brown wants out of the Pittsburgh Steelers organization and his request isn't going according to plan. This suggestion by Brown has turned into a feud that is beginning to affect the entire National Football League...

Texans Reconstruction

Demaryius Thomas in his first game as a Texan

CooperG, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2019

After getting completely dominated by the colts in the first round of the playoff many people are wondering what changes are they going to make to the team in order to be a contender for the Laramie trophy. The First and most important thing they need to do is bring back Jadeveon Clowney and Tyrann Mat...

Business is Not Boomin

Antonio Brown and Ben Roethlisberger

AaronB, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2019

Antonio Brown has went from All Pro wide receiver(WR) to an All Pro diva in a matter of a few days in many eyes of Pittsburgh Steelers fans and football fans across the country. It all started with Brown not playing in the Steelers final game against the Cincinnati Bengals, after we all learned from...

Solving the Dark Sides of Playing Football

Atlanta Falcon players stretch before practice.

ErinE, Online Editor

December 3, 2018

Football in America is becoming more and more popular; approximately 1.2 million men in high school, college and the NFL strap on pads and helmets. While football is the most popular sport in America, this popularity is beginning to decline very quickly. The game is becoming more dangerous than Mixed Marti...

Roughing up the NFL

Khalil Mack sacking Kirk Cousins

AaronB, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018

The NFL has recently been cracking down on hits on the quarterback. New rules made in the off season are prohibiting defensive players from being able land on the quarterback after they sack them, and they already were prohibited from hitting them below the waist and in the head. Several star defensive...

What’s going on in Cleveland?

What's going on in Cleveland?

ErinE, Online Editor

October 29, 2018

The last weekend of October was not a good weekend for Cleveland sports fans. On October 28, the Cleveland Cavaliers fired their Head Coach, Tyronn Lue after three plus seasons. Then on October 29th, the Cleveland Browns fired their Head Coach, Hue Jackson. Both coaches were fired with good reasoning ...

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