Niners lose a close NFC game due to mental mistakes

The San Francisco 49ers (6-4) lost on the road to the New Orleans Saints (8-2) 20-23 in a game that came down to a field goal. Saints’ kicker Garrett Hartley put through three field goals in regulation, including a 31-yarder with three seconds left on the game clock. Hartley probably kicked aside any speculation of…

The Memories of Fame and Fortune

(photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)   The Memories of Fame and Fortune By Crystal Vasquez The stadium lights illuminate a competitive culture that Texas is well-known for- high school football. Texas is home to some of the greatest stars to play in the National Football League such as Adrian Peterson, Eric Dickerson, “Mean” Joe Green…

Dallas Cowboys lack toughness

When you think of toughness in the NFL, the New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers and Pittsburgh Steelers may come to mind (well, maybe the Steelers before that OT loss to Tebow. They haven’t been the same since).  If the Dallas Cowboys crossed your mind, you are 20 years behind the times. The Patriots were the team…

Why Tony Romo Should Pack His Bags

Let’s be real. I was at that game October, 23rd 2006 when Romo took over for Drew Bledsoe. If Coach Parcels was hoping for another Bledsoe back-up success story like Tom Brady’s, it didn’t happen. And it probably won’t. Define success. Romo is one of the greatest regular season quarterbacks. Nobody can argue with his…