Nover’s View: Jerome Boger Needs to Go

On January 16, 2022, in NFL, by Stephen

Jerome Boger and his NFL officiating crew ruin almost every game they are in with their excessive penalties and love of defensive holding calls. They brought controversy to the Raiders-Bengals playoff game and now the NFL reportedly finally is going to take action. Boger and his crew are not expected to officiate any more playoff […]

Nover’s View: Saints-Jets Free Sunday Play

On December 12, 2021, in Free Picks, NFL, by Stephen

Saints minus 5 1/2 at Jets Sean Payton has been the Saints’ head man since 2006. Never before had his Saints endured a five-game losing skid – until now. A combination of injuries to multiple key players plus a hard schedule have caused New Orleans to go 0-5 in its last five games. Now the […]

Nover’s View: Best and Worst of Monday Night Football

On October 26, 2021, in NFL, by Stephen

By Stephen Nover Of all the announcers available, you would think that highly prestigious NFL Monday Night Football could do better than Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick. Riddick isn’t bad. He understands the game and personnel. But Griese has no personality and doesn’t say anything of value or interest. Levy is plain overmatched. […]

Nover’s View: Eagles-Raiders Free Sunday Play

On October 24, 2021, in Free Picks, NFL, by Stephen

Eagles plus 3 at Raiders  The Eagles and Jalen Hurts have played their best on the road. Philly is 2-1 away from home and Hurts has thrown five of his eight TD passes and completed 66.7 percent of his throws in away contests compared to 57.7 percent at home.  The Raiders won an emotional division […]

Nover’s View: Most overrated NFL coach and quarterback

On October 5, 2021, in NFL, by Stephen

Judging by how commentators constantly refer to him as a play-calling genius, you would think Kyle Shanahan is a great coach.  Going by how many TV commercials he’s on and how high profile he is you would think Baker Mayfield is a great quarterback.  Truth be told, neither Shanahan nor Mayfield are very good at […]

Nover’s View: NFL Official Ruining Game

On September 27, 2021, in NFL, by Stephen

By Stephen Nover Being well-know and having a certain amount of fame can flattering. It’s not a good thing, though, if you are an NFL official. The best NFL’s officials usually are the ones who you don’t know their names. Jerome Boger doesn’t fit into that anonymous category. He and his merry flag-waving crew of […]