Archive: Joe Baker
Rodney and James Harrison made it clear that some defenders are looking to hurt players with every hit. The only way to change that mentality is to actually enforce ejections and suspensions.
By Joe Baker | October 19, 2010; 08:40 AM ET | Comments (0)
The Vikings could make another playoff run with Brett Favre back, but expect the quarterback to experience a statistical regression back to his career averages across the board.
By Joe Baker | August 18, 2010; 04:43 AM ET | Comments (0)
Age, drops, drama and a high price tag will keep NFL teams from pursuing Terrell Owens.
By Joe Baker | July 15, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
Both Andre and Chris Johnson deserve new long-term contracts but neither has the leverage to make that happen anytime soon, which could result in lengthy holdouts and contract disputes.
By Joe Baker | May 19, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
The AP is right to revote on the 2009 Defensive Rookie of the Year award, but a trend of banned substance use among elite pass rushers might be a sign that certain position players are more likely to experiment with steroids.
By Joe Baker | May 12, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
The Steelers need only look to their AFC north neighbors in Cincinnati for proof that legal trouble and negative media attention can irreparably damage an NFL franchise.
By Joe Baker | March 30, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
The Saints are an elite team, but they are running up against a team built to stop the style their offense thrives on,
By Joe Baker | February 5, 2010; 12:37 PM ET | Comments (0)
A classic is decided by which team consistently makes the plays they need, not by where a fumble happens to occur and who happens to fall on it.
By Joe Baker | January 25, 2010; 10:02 AM ET | Comments (1)
Colts-Saints would be a matchup of two powerhouse teams similar in results, but with contrasting processes.
By Joe Baker | January 22, 2010; 12:56 PM ET | Comments (0)
The real pressure question isn't "How much of a disappointment would a loss be?", it's "Will there really be a next year?"
By Joe Baker | January 15, 2010; 01:50 PM ET | Comments (0)
It only takes one freak play to end a player's season and the Colts have been victimized by freak plays sidelining key players for the playoffs.
By Joe Baker | December 28, 2009; 07:00 AM ET | Comments (0)
The Saints could be the leagues best team, but the Colts are very well suited to beat their style of play.
By Joe Baker | December 4, 2009; 10:34 AM ET | Comments (0)
Today a great rivalry has to have an air of respect, and it's for the best.
By Joe Baker | November 13, 2009; 09:25 AM ET | Comments (0)
What has separated Manning from Brees this season is consistency.
By Joe Baker | October 19, 2009; 08:55 AM ET | Comments (0)
When you break down the numbers Peyton Manning comes out on top.
By Joe Baker | August 31, 2009; 06:03 AM ET | Comments (0)
Forcing Jones to shell out more cash because, although the scoreboard meets the league rules it isn't to the commish's liking, wouldn't go over well.
By Joe Baker | August 26, 2009; 06:36 AM ET | Comments (2)
Just have players register their accounts and then let the new tool work its magic.
By Joe Baker | August 24, 2009; 08:51 AM ET | Comments (1)