Recent Comments by rcade

NFL Pickem Week 13: Going for 2 to Win Edition

My picks:

Bills by 3
Falcons by 7
Packers by 7 (lock)
Jaguars by 3
Vikings by 7
Giants by 3
Eagles by 7 (lock)
Ravens by 17 (lock)
Browns by 10 (lock)
Seahawks by 3
Dolphins by 3
Chiefs by 3
Chargers by 3
Cowboys by 10
Buccaneers by 3

The most surprising story of the season has to be Russell Wilson turning the Denver Broncos into a smoking crater while his former and current teammates don't wait for Festivus to air their grievances.

posted by rcade at 09:38 AM on December 01, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 13: Going for 2 to Win Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 09:31 AM on December 01, 2022

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

Does anyone remember NFL roster packets from the 1970s that were like this but the cards were landscape orientation and you could put two teams in the sleeves and see the lineups when they played each other?

posted by rcade at 01:52 PM on November 27, 2022

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

Does anyone remember NFL roster packets from the 1970s that were like this but the cards were landscape orientation and you could put two teams in the sleeves and see the lineups when they played each other?

posted by rcade at 01:52 PM on November 27, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

My picks:

Bills by 7 (lock)
Cowboys by 10 (lock)
Vikings by 3
Buccaneers by 3
Bengals by 3
Dolphins by 17 (lock)
Jets by 3
Commanders by 7
Broncos by 3
Ravens by 3
Chargers by 3
Seahawks by 10 (lock)
Chiefs by 10 (lock)
49ers by 7
Eagles by 10 (lock)
Colts by 3

posted by rcade at 09:50 PM on November 23, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 12: Turducken Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 09:47 PM on November 23, 2022

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

I'm watching a linebacker cry in the CFL Grey Cup trophy ceremony and it's fantastic.

posted by rcade at 10:10 PM on November 20, 2022

CFL Pickem Grey Cup Edition

My picks:

Argonauts by 7 (lock)
Grey Cup MVP: McLeod Bethel-Thompson
Top rusher: Brady Oliveira
Top receiver: DaVaris Daniels
Tiebreaker: 48

I'm more shaky about Zach Collaros' ankle than the CFL pundits. But even if he can move on it I'd probably pick the Double Blue.

posted by rcade at 08:19 PM on November 19, 2022

CFL Pickem Grey Cup Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/cfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 08:01 PM on November 19, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 11: Jeff Sunday Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nfl-pickem

My picks:

Packers by 3
Bears by 3
Bills by 7 (lock)
Eagles by 10 (lock)
Jets by 3
Saints by 3
Giants by 10 (lock)
Ravens by 14 (lock)
Commanders by 7
Broncos by 3
Vikings by 7
Chiefs by 10 (lock)
Bengals by 7
49ers by 2

Can't believe the Cowboys blew that two-touchdown lead in Lambeau. Don't see them turning things around in Minnesota.

posted by rcade at 08:39 PM on November 15, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 3: Round Mound of Rebound Edition

My picks:

Pelicans by 7
Kings by 14 (slam dunk)
Celtics by 10 (slam dunk)
Suns by 7
76ers by 11 (slam dunk)
Warriors by 17 (slam dunk)

TNT is the best halftime in sports.

posted by rcade at 10:04 PM on November 14, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 3: Round Mound of Rebound Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nba-pickem

posted by rcade at 10:01 PM on November 14, 2022

CFL Pickem Playoff Finals Edition

Just finished watching the games today. Looking good, CFL.

posted by rcade at 09:55 PM on November 14, 2022

CFL Pickem Playoff Finals Edition

My picks:

Argonauts by 7 (lock)
Blue Bombers by 13 (lock)
Top passer: Mcleod Bethel-Thompson
Top rusher: James Butler
Top receiver: Dalton Schoen

The less said about last week the better. Go Argonauts!

posted by rcade at 03:49 PM on November 12, 2022

CFL Pickem Playoff Finals Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/cfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 03:46 PM on November 12, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 10: J-E-T-S Jets Jets Jets Edition

My picks:

Falcons by 3
Buccaneers by 3
Bills by 3
Bears by 3
Titans by 7 (lock)
Chiefs by 7 (lock)
Dolphins by 10
Giants by 13 (lock)
Saints by 7
Raiders by 10 (lock)
Cowboys by 14 (lock)
Cardinals by 3
49ers by 7
Eagles by 14

First DeSantis and now a November hurricane. Never let your children grow up to be Floridians.

posted by rcade at 09:32 AM on November 10, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 10: J-E-T-S Jets Jets Jets Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 09:28 AM on November 10, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 2: Lottery Lakers Edition

My picks:

Nets by 5
Clippers by 14 (slam dunk)
Celtics by 8
Grizzlies by 10 (slam dunk)

Would like to see Dallas visit Orlando tomorrow to watch Luka and Banchero in person. Probably not wise to be making long drives in a hurricane.

posted by rcade at 07:57 PM on November 08, 2022

NBA Pickem Week 2: Lottery Lakers Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nba-pickem

posted by rcade at 07:21 PM on November 08, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 9: Lost Vegas Edition

Glad that's cleared up, Jagsnumberone. The total is always the season total, even going back to earlier weeks. That's something I want to adjust because it's confusing.

posted by rcade at 12:47 PM on November 06, 2022

CFL Pickem: Playoff Semifinals Edition

Revised picks:

Top passer: Jake Maier
Top rusher: Ka'Deem Carey

posted by rcade at 12:46 PM on November 06, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 9: Lost Vegas Edition

Revised picks:

Chargers by 3
Bears by 3
Bengals by 10 (lock)
Packers by 3
Patriots by 3
Bills by 13 (lock)
Vikings by 10 (lock)
Jaguars by 3
Seahawks by 3
Buccaneers by 3
Chiefs by 7
Ravens by 3

posted by rcade at 03:27 PM on November 05, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 9: Lost Vegas Edition

FYI, it didn't add in my points for the week.

Are you saying your score is higher than 336? Your picks are in the database and individual games look correct for week 8.

posted by rcade at 03:17 PM on November 05, 2022

CFL Pickem: Playoff Semifinals Edition

My picks:

Tiger-Cats by 7 (lock)
Stampeders by 3 (lock)
Top passer: Trevor Harris
Top rusher: James Butler
Top receiver: Tim White

posted by rcade at 12:51 PM on November 05, 2022

CFL Pickem: Playoff Semifinals Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/cfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 12:35 PM on November 05, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 21: Nothing to Clinch Edition

I'm not seeing any new DMs on Twitter other than spammers.

posted by rcade at 02:24 PM on November 03, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 9: Lost Vegas Edition

My picks:

Eagles by 13 (lock)

posted by rcade at 02:18 PM on November 03, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 9: Lost Vegas Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 02:18 PM on November 03, 2022

Enter the SportsFilter NBA Pickem

That's the most halloween story ever, rcade

It is. People at work are calling me Batman.

I'm looking forward to any emergent superpowers, though.

Same here. I do have an urge to fight crime because criminals are a cowardly and superstitious lot.

posted by rcade at 10:27 AM on November 01, 2022

Enter the SportsFilter NBA Pickem

My picks:

Nets by 7
Suns by 10 (slam dunk)
Cavaliers by 3
Grizzlies by 11 (slam dunk)
Celtics by 14 (slam dunk)
Timberwolves by 4

Picking from a lack of knowledge here. That approach has been successful for me in the past. Go Mavs!

posted by rcade at 06:59 PM on October 31, 2022

Enter the SportsFilter NBA Pickem

Sorry about the two-week delay, but I have a great reason. A bat struck my hand while I was pumping gas a week ago and I've been busy getting rabies shots. Lots and lots of shots.

Fortunately, the shots aren't the horror story we used to scare each other with as kids.

(Public service announcement: Anyone who makes contact with a bat -- or finds one in their dwelling -- needs to take that seriously. Bat teeth are small and sometimes bites aren't even noticeable.)

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nba-pickem

posted by rcade at 06:54 PM on October 31, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 21: Nothing to Clinch Edition

Revised picks:

Stampeders by 13

posted by rcade at 05:48 PM on October 29, 2022

SportsFilter: The Friday Huddle

James Robinson says goodbye to Jacksonville.

posted by rcade at 11:39 AM on October 28, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 21: Nothing to Clinch Edition

My picks:

Lions by 10
Argonauts by 7
Redblacks by 3
Stampeders by 13 (lock)

These picks subject to change tomorrow. Spent an entire day debugging an SSL certificate revocation problem and my brain is toast. Good luck!

posted by rcade at 08:08 PM on October 27, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 21: Nothing to Clinch Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/cfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 08:04 PM on October 27, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 8: Retirement Looking Pretty Good Edition

My picks:

Ravens by 3
Jaguars by 7
Falcons by 3
Cowboys by 14 (lock)
Dolphins by 7
Vikings by 9 (lock)
Raiders by 3
Jets by 3
Eagles by 14 (lock)
Titans by 7
Colts by 3
Rams by 7 (lock)
Seahawks by 3
Bills by 7 (lock)
Bengals by 3

Joined a new pool for survivor casualties. Picked the Bucs over the Panthers.

posted by rcade at 09:06 AM on October 27, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 8: Retirement Looking Pretty Good Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 09:03 AM on October 27, 2022

Panthers Trade Christian McCaffrey to 49ers

I guess we'll be seeing a lot less of UNT alumnus Jeff Wilson Jr.

posted by rcade at 10:03 AM on October 21, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 20: Crossover Rule Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/cfl-pickem

My picks:

Tiger-Cats by 7 (lock)
Lions by 3
Alouettes by 3
Stampeders by 10 (lock)

posted by rcade at 09:18 AM on October 21, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 7: Drag Russell Wilson Edition

My picks:

Cardinals by 3
Bengals by 10 (lock)
Cowboys by 7 (lock)
Titans by 3
Packers by 3
Buccaneers by 7 (lock)
Jaguars by 3
Ravens by 10 (lock)
Jets by 3
Raiders by 7
Chargers by 3
Chiefs by 3
Dolphins by 7 (lock)
Patriots by 10 (lock)

Lost my first survivor pool on Bucs/Steelers last week. That stings.

posted by rcade at 10:50 AM on October 20, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 7: Drag Russell Wilson Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 10:46 AM on October 20, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 6: Roughing the Passer Edition

I had the Jaguars picked even before Taylor and Hines were out. Somebody has to break the Colts/Jags stalemate where they crush each other at home.

posted by rcade at 01:27 PM on October 16, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 19: Defence with a C Edition

I've corrected the post to reflect that the first games are tonight, not last night.

posted by rcade at 09:42 AM on October 14, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 6: Roughing the Passer Edition

Bender: Look over your results from last week. I had to enter them manually and might've made a mistake.

posted by rcade at 11:03 AM on October 13, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 6: Roughing the Passer Edition

My picks:

Commanders by 3
49ers by 7 (lock)
Browns by 3
Packers by 10 (lock)
Jaguars by 7
Vikings by 7
Bengals by 3
Ravens by 6
Buccaneers by 14 (lock)
Rams by 17 (lock)
Cardinals by 3
Chiefs by 3
Eagles by 3
Chargers by 3

Don't know what to make of this year's Patriots.

posted by rcade at 11:02 AM on October 13, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 6: Roughing the Passer Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 10:58 AM on October 13, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 19: Defence with a C Edition

My picks:

Alouettes by 7
Stampeders by 10 (lock)
Argonauts by 13 (lock)
Lions by 7

posted by rcade at 09:45 AM on October 13, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 19: Defence with a C Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/cfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 09:41 AM on October 13, 2022

Fans Can't Believe Two Roughing the Passer Calls

The NFL should make the call reviewable and get the refs to be smarter in their judgment. That Brady call is terrible. The defender wrapped him up to avoid hitting him!

posted by rcade at 09:08 AM on October 11, 2022

SportsFilter: The Sunday Huddle

In Goodell's defense, he thought he avoided that scenario by sending the Giants.

I shouldn't like the Giants because of the Cowboys but I'm enjoying that team's climb out of mediocrity. Daniel Jones is scrappy.

posted by rcade at 01:24 PM on October 09, 2022

MLB's New Playoff Format Debuts Today

I'm trying to remember off the top of my head the last time the Reds were good. Surely it doesn't go all the way back to the Big Red Machine?

I just looked on Baseball Reference and it does not. There was one World Series win, but it was before the World Wide Web existed.

posted by rcade at 10:30 AM on October 09, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 5: NFC Beast Edition

Revised picks:

Bills by 14 (lock)

posted by rcade at 09:51 PM on October 08, 2022

MLB's New Playoff Format Debuts Today

As someone who hated the one-game wild card playoff enough to gafiate for a while, I'm glad it was dropped. But as a Rangers fan I am affected by these things only in theory.

posted by rcade at 08:53 AM on October 07, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 18: Thanksgiving Edition

My picks:

Tiger-Cats by 7
Lions by 3
Blue Bombers by 13 (lock)
Alouettes by 14 (lock)

Want to pick the Argos every week, but don't.

posted by rcade at 08:18 AM on October 07, 2022

CFL Pickem Week 18: Thanksgiving Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/cfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 07:51 AM on October 07, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 5: NFC Beast Edition

The 49ers-Rams score has been added, Thanks, Ufez!

posted by rcade at 11:33 AM on October 06, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 5: NFC Beast Edition

My picks:

Broncos by 3
Packers by 7
Bills by 10 (lock)
Chargers by 3
Vikings by 3
Lions by 7 (lock)
Saints by 3
Dolphins by 3
Buccaneers by 10 (lock)
Titans by 3
Jaguars by 7 (lock)
49ers by 7 (lock)
Rams by 3
Eagles by 3
Bengals by 3
Chiefs by 14 (lock)

I'm enjoying this alternate universe where Jacksonville is a seven-point favorite.

posted by rcade at 10:35 AM on October 06, 2022

NFL Pickem Week 5: NFC Beast Edition

Current Standings

Link to make picks: https://sportsfilter.com/game/nfl-pickem

posted by rcade at 10:25 AM on October 06, 2022

Keep it on the front page: Brett Favre is a creep

I changed the link to a different Beast story.

I can't believe the media isn't giving this wall-to-wall coverage.

posted by rcade at 11:11 PM on October 05, 2022

SportsFilter: The Thursday Huddle

Amazon has a medical consultant the broadcast team can talk to about an injury like the one Tua suffered. Al Michaels cited him in discussing the disturbing hand and arm rigidity called fencing response.

The postgame show also devoted a long time -- perhaps 10 minutes -- to the issue of Tua's possible concussion last weekend and the question of whether he should have been playing Thursday.

I wasn't expecting that and assume the NFL will ensure that never happens again as part of a game broadcast.

posted by rcade at 05:25 PM on September 30, 2022