The Week in Quotes
News and commentary from around the web
- The Interesting Case of Adjusted Games Lost
- Exciting Announcements from our Editor-in-Chief, Aaron Schatz
- Mike Tanier Joins Football Outsiders
- Falcons Trade Julio Jones to Titans
- 2021 NFL Schedule Discussion
- Broncos T Ja'Wuan James Tears Achilles, Out For Season
- NFL Draft Round 1 Twitch Stream Recap
- Basics of Facemask Design
1983: The year when Return of the Jedi, Trading Places, and National Lampoon's Vacation hit movie theaters. Also the year the Colts lost John Elway and Baltimore lost the Colts; the USFL made a bunch of players rich; a rookie quarterback took the league by storm; the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were a special kind of awful; and Marcus Allen and the Raiders brought a Lombardi Trophy to Los Angeles.
It's the calm before the free agency storm. J.J. Watt, Jared Goff, and Carson Wentz have already switched teams. Will Allen Robinson and Deshaun Watson be next? Plus: Baker Mayfield sees a UFO, "Tom Brady" joins the Steelers, and Alvin Kamara finds a Rocky Mountain high.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. The NFL is in trouble. The USFL is making a challenge. Franchises are moving under cover of darkness. College football is crazy. Yet some things in 1984 were just like they are today. Bad feelings run throughout the AFC
North Central. The Bears are desperate for a quarterback. And the record-setting young quarterback loses in the Super Bowl to the reigning GOAT.
It's championship week, which means everyone is looking back at the biggest plays in the divisional round (including Chad Henne's game-clinching performance for Kansas City) and looking forward to seeing who will play in Super Bowl LV.