Posts Tagged ‘Matt Ryan’

Top 10 Matts in Sports History

April 4, 2012 Leave a comment

Recently, it came to my attention that there are an abundance of dudes named Matt in my life.  I have a cousin named Matt, two cousins each just married a guy named Matt (different guys fyi), my girlfriend’s sister is dating a Matt, her cousin is too, and her little cousin is also Matthew.  I can easily rattle off five Matts from my old Fraternity.

It’s a great name yes, but I realized it wasn’t just me; Matts are everywhere, especially in sports, and more commonly playing Quarterback.  Don’t believe me, just look at the current starting QBs in the NFL right now: Matt Ryan, Matt Cassel, Matthew Stafford, Matt Hasselbeck, Matt Flynn, Matt Schaub, Matt Moore, and don’t forget about former heisman-handsome third-stringer, Matt Leinart, and fellow Trojan, soon to be NFL starter, Matt Barkley.  Whew…that’s a shit ton of Matts, but are they among the Greatest Ever Matts in Sports?  Possibly.  Let’s take a look…  Read more…


2011 NFL Playoff Results?

January 4, 2011 1 comment

UPDATE 1/10/11:  Yep, I went 2-2 over the weekend (see below)…UPDATE 1/17/11: Another .500 weekend

On Monday morning, I often hear “Oh I knew the Bengals would upset the Packers,” or “I’d have won some big money if only I bet on the Chargers to cover the spread.”

More often than not, I am the one uttering those words.  According to myself, I’d have won at least $30 million by now, owned a villa in Milan, and bought my mother a Lamborghini Murcielago due to my genius sports prediction skills.

Now, I challenge myself in my 2011 NFL Playoff Predictor, created on January 4, 2011, 4 days until the actual NFL playoffs begin. Read more…