Category Archives: Lamm at Large

LAMM AT LARGE: NFL, do something – anything

LAMM AT LARGE: NFL, do something – anything

By: David Lamm We evolve. We solve problems. New problems pop up. That’s the natural order of things. Not in the NFL. The NFL evolves, but the same old problems continue to exist. America’s most popular and competitive sport remains at the mercy of the game officials. Too often bad calls and no-calls determine the…Continue Reading »

Jaguars will host Houston in London this fall

Jaguars will host Houston in London this fall

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars received good news on Monday. The NFL announced its 2019 international lineup and the Jaguars will host Houston at London’s Wembley Stadium. The date will be announced when the full schedule is released in April. The Jaguars have played an AFC South rival once in London, defeating Indianapolis 30-27 in…Continue Reading »

LAMM AT LARGE: Patriots continue to make history

LAMM AT LARGE: Patriots continue to make history

By: David Lamm By just making it to eight straight AFC title games, the Patriots added to one of the greatest team runs in American sports. Now it’s on to three straight Super Bowls, another impressive run. That got me thinking of other great runs. I’m sure I’m leaving some out, but the ones that…Continue Reading »

LAMM AT LARGE: Rule changes are silly, but that’s golf

LAMM AT LARGE: Rule changes are silly, but that’s golf

By: David Lamm Anyone who doesn’t play golf must think the rules changes for 2019 are . . . well, kind of silly. I understand. But, trust me, as someone who played golf multiple times a week for 35 years, the changes will make a difference. A small difference, but a difference nevertheless. The most…Continue Reading »

LAMM AT LARGE: Is Nick Foles future in Jacksonville?

LAMM AT LARGE: Is Nick Foles future in Jacksonville?

By: David Lamm Make no mistake about it. Sunday was Nick Foles’ last day as an Eagles quarterback. The Eagles and Foles both made that clear without exactly saying “goodbye” to each other. “We thank Nick for everything he has done,” said Coach Doug Pederson. “We couldn’t have won without him,” said several players. “I…Continue Reading »

LAMM AT LARGE: A tale of two love stories

LAMM AT LARGE: A tale of two love stories

By: David Lamm I love Dabo Sweeney. Not because his Tigers have won two of the last three national titles. Not because Clemson has been to four straight Final Fours. Not because he’s a great recruiter without a whiff of scandal. Not because he’s excellent at hiring assistants and letting them do their thing. Not…Continue Reading »

LAMM AT LARGE: Race shouldn’t matter for NFL coaches

LAMM AT LARGE: Race shouldn’t matter for NFL coaches

By: David Lamm Hue Jackson, Mike McCarthy, Todd Bowles, Adam Gase, Marvin Lewis, Dirk Koetter, Steve Wilks and Vance Joseph have all been fired as NFL head coaches this season. What do they have in common? All failed to meet the team’s expectations, some by a wide margin, others over a long period of time.…Continue Reading »