(Old School) Football 101
Ron Wolfley | January 13, 2015 11:21 am"Be he live or be he dead I'll grind his bones to make my bread." That's what I was thinking as I watched the Buckeyes destroy the Oregon Ducks in the inaugural College Football National Championship Game.
It's a good rule
Ron Wolfley | January 12, 2015 11:13 amDez Bryant caught the ball. He made a football move the moment he brought his arm forward, with the ball in his left hand, toward the goal line.
Players, coaches and the Point of No Return
Ron Wolfley | January 08, 2015 11:27 amWhat I'm about to write demands a premise: I have been in multiple screaming matches with teammates and even coaches.
Defense and Despair
Ron Wolfley | January 06, 2015 11:33 amIf you want to know what happens when you leave a group of boys on an island without adult supervision, read Lord of the Flies -- William Golding, 1954. If you want to know what happens to a playoff team whose strength becomes their weakness, read the NFL stat-sheet of the Carolina Panthers game.
No QB controversy
Ron Wolfley | September 23, 2014 10:41 amThe reporter was sincere. Our own Alexan Balekian asked Calais Campbell if there was a QB controversy after Drew Stanton led the Cardinals to a victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday and his response...
Cardinals vs. 49ers thoughts
Ron Wolfley | September 19, 2014 11:05 amOFFENSIVE THOUGHTS: This one could get ugly. The meat grinder is where this game is going to be decided on both sides of the ball, that violent area of the box where blood and dirt become part...
My offensive gameplan?
Ron Wolfley | September 11, 2014 10:59 amFirst, I'm going to spread the field. The Cardinals need to bring their weapons to bare and train them on a secondary that was thoroughly confused last week. The Detroit Lions only threw the ball 32 times...
Game plan notes: San Diego Chargers at Arizona Cardinals
Ron Wolfley | September 08, 2014 11:00 amThe NFL season is a year-to-year proposition. What happened the year before is almost meaningless, especially when you consider what happened in the Week 1. But since preseason is even more meaningless...
Ellington the focal point?
Ron Wolfley | August 14, 2014 10:37 amAndre Ellington is running receiver routes. He has all camp but I've noticed more of this lately, the final manifestation of an offense that will try to get him the ball in many different ways. He...
The anatomy of a long shot
Ron Wolfley | August 06, 2014 10:33 amWhen you talk about surprises in training camp, start with John Brown. Nobody expected a third-round receiver from Pittsburg St. to come in and absorb the offense the way he did. He's the talk of camp,...