Thursday, December 27, 2007

Week 17

Week 17 picks:




New England > NYG
Seattle > Atlanta
Cleveland > San Francisco
Green Bay > Detroit
Jacksonville > Houston
Cincinnati > Miami
Philadelphia > Buffalo
Tampa Bay > Carolina
Dallas > Washington
Arizona > St Louis
Minnesota > Denver
San Diego > Oakland
Kansas City > NYJ
Pittsburgh > Baltimore
Chicago > New Orleans
Indianapolis > Tennessee (look for Ken out there!)

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Week 16

Jessica Simpson is distracting Tony Romo!!!

Week 16:
Pittsburgh > St Louis
Dallas > Carolina
Buffalo > NYG
GB > Chicago
Cleveland > Cincinnati
Detroit > Kansas City
Indianapolis > Houston
Jacksonville > Oakland
Philadelphia > New Orleans
Arizona > Atlanta
Tampa Bay > San Francisco
New England > Miami
Seattle > Baltimore
Tennessee > NYJ
Minnesota > Washington
San Diego > Denver

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Week 15

BND lucks out on the forces that run this universe hating the Lions as much as the rest of us.
Week 15:
Denver > Houston
Cincinnati > San Francisco
New Orleans > Arizona

Tennessee > Kansas City
Jacksonville > Pittsburgh
Baltimore > Miami

GB > St Louis
Cleveland > Buffalo
New England > NYJ

Seattle > Carolina
Tampa Bay > Atlanta
Indianapolis > Oakland
Dallas > Philadelphia
San Diego > Detroit
NYG > Washington
Minnesota > Chicago

Thursday, December 06, 2007

Week 14

Week 14:
Washington > Chicago
Buffalo > Miami
Cincinnati > St Louis
Dallas > Detroit
Green Bay > Oakland
Tampa Bay > Houston
Tennessee > San Diego
Jacksonville > Carolina
NYG > Philadelphia
Seattle > Arizona
Minnesota > San Francisco
New England > Pittsburgh
Denver > Kansas City
Cleveland > NYJ
Indianapolis > Baltimore
New Orleans > Atlanta

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Week 13

RIP Sean Taylor.
I think one of the worst things I have seen in my life is a family ripped apart when someone is taken away.
I didn't know Sean Taylor, but from the way friends and teammates speak of him, he sincerely sounded like a guy who was turning his life around. There's nothing that impresses me more than someone who sees who he is and faces his character
defects like a man. Whether it be personal, health, law-related, what may seem like weakness actually takes so much strength, that some will never understand.
I hope that what I have heard is true, and that Taylor will be remembered for the way he faced his demons.
Week 13:
Dallas > Green Bay
Minnesota > Detroit
Philadelphia > Seattle
San Diego > Kansas City

NYJ > Miami
Jacksonville > Indy UPSET
San Francisco > Carolina

Tennessee > Houston
Atlanta > St Louis
Washington > Buffalo
Cleveland > Arizona
Denver > Oakland
Chicago > NYG
Tampa Bay > New Orleans
Pittsburgh > Cincinnati
New England > Baltimore

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Week 12

Happy Thanksgiving to you all.
12-4 record last week marks the most impressive outing for Ken since that time he invented diet shampoo.
Week 12:
GB > Detroit
Dallas > NYJ
Indianapolis > Atlanta
Houston > Cleveland
Jacksonville > Buffalo
Kansas City > Oakland
NYG > Minnesota
Seattle > St Louis
Washington > Tampa Bay
New Orleans > Carolina
Tennessee > Cincinnati
Arizona > San Francisco
San Diego > Baltimore
Denver > Chicago
New England > Philadelphia
Pittsburgh > Miami

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Week 11

The drama.
Will Ken have a winning week?
Will the Dolphins ever take a game?
Who would hit floor first in a fight between Danzig and Scott Stapp?
Week 11:
Cleveland > Baltimore
Tampa Bay > Atlanta
San Diego > Jacksonville
New York > Detroit
Philadelphia > Miami
Oakland > Minnesota
Indianapolis > Kansas City
New Orleans > Houston
GB > Carolina
Arizona > Cincinnati
Pittsburgh > New York
Dallas > Washington
Seattle > Chicago
St Louis > San Francisco
New England > Buffalo
Denver > Tennessee

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Week 10

Week 10:
New Orleans > St Louis
As a matter of fact, I'd even take Ghandi > St Louis
Buffalo > Miami
Tennessee > Jacksonville
Pittsburgh > Cleveland
Washington > Philadelphia
Carolina > Atlanta
Kansas City > Denver
Green Bay > Minnesota

Baltimore > Cincinnati
Arizona > Detroit UPSET
Chicago > Oakland
New York > Dallas UPSET
Indianapolis > San Diego
San Francisco > Seattle UPSET

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Week 9 Picks

Man, forget football this week.
San Francisco > Atlanta
Cincinnati > Buffalo
Detroit > Denver
Kansas City > Green Bay
San Diego > Minnesota
Jacksonville > New Orleans
Tennessee > Carolina
Tampa Bay > Arizona
Washington > New York Jets
Cleveland > Seattle
Indianapolis > New England
Oakland > Houston
Dallas > Philadelphia
Pittsburgh > Baltimore
Bye week > Chicago

Friday, October 19, 2007

NFL Week 7

In the absence of Ken Hawk, here are my weekly picks. Complete with cheerleader pics and everything.

Seattle>ST. Louis

Maybe, I’m not quite over the beating my ‘Boys took last week.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Week 6

My picks: (45-31 overall)

Chicago > Minnesota

Cleveland > Miami
Washington > Green Bay UPSET
Cincinnati > Kansas City
Tennessee > Tampa Bay UPSET
St Louis > Baltimore UPSET
Jacksonville > Houston
Philadelphia > NY Jets
Arizona > Carolina
Oakland > San Diego
New England > Dallas
Seattle > New Orleans
NY Giants > Atlanta

Thursday, October 04, 2007

weeEk 5 piks

ken's adVICE: puT in oRten.
eVen iF hE's soBEr.
week 5 picks (34-28 overall)
Tennessee > Atlanta
Washington > Detroit
Pittsburgh > Seattle
Arizona > St Louis
New Orleans > Carolina
New England > Cleveland
Kansas City > Jacksonville UPSET
Houston > Miami
Indianapolis > Tampa Bay
Baltimore > San Francisco
Denver > San Diego UPSET
Chicago >>> Green Bay UPSET
Dallas > Buffalo

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Screw it, I give up!

A disastrous loss to the Lions - Griese did not do any better than Grossman - The Packers are 4-0, Lions are 3-1 - I think it's safe to say this season is close to being over.

Frustration - no other word can describe the situation

I think I'll have to watch the fucking Cubs now...dammit!

Friday, September 28, 2007

While we are talking about how great the Cowboys are...

In 2009, The Cowboys will begin playing at the largest, and most technologically advanced stadium in the world. The stadium will be outfitted with the two largest freestanding arches in the world (eat that St. Louis), and will also have the largest television monitor in the world (60 yards wide). The stadium is being built about 10 minutes from my house in Arlington. It will be located about two blocks from the Ballpark where the Rangers play, and about 2 miles from Six Flags over Texas, which is the original Six Flags Theme Park. Damn, this just means more fucking traffic and more fucking tourists in Arlington.
Go check out the official stadium site to see more details.

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Ken hAk's weeK 4 pICks

I receive yearly evaluations in my work. If my superiors were to inform me that they were unsatisfied with my work, I would take steps to get my act together. At the slightest hint that my work is not on par, I would do what was necessary to take steps in the right direction. And if I was unable to do so, could I blame my superiors if I was demoted? What message does it send to my co-workers if I am given confidence by my superiors, and fail to reward that, and no action is taken?
This is how I approach the news of the week, the current situation with the Bears, from a business angle rather than that of an emotional fan.
Do I believe Grossman is the only problem?
No. But as every other position on a team should be open for competition, so should be the starting quarterback.
Do I believe Griese is the answer? I don't know. Individuals who say "band-aid" and "rusty" seem to forget the impacts Jeff Garcia and Kurt Warner, as example, have made as of recent. Who's to say Griese will not make an impact as well.
I do know if the Bears signed another quarterback today, he wouldn't play Sunday. I do know there is no way the Bears could play Grossman at this point.
From a business angle, I only see progress forward.
From an emotional fan, I only see a glimpse of hope.
Ken Hawks picks (29-19 overall)
New York > Buffalo
Green Bay > Minnesota
Houston > Atlanta
Miami > Oakland
Chicago > Detroit
Dallas > St Louis
Baltimore > Cleveland

San Francisco > Seattle UPSET
Tampa Bay > Carolina UPSET
Pittsburgh > Arizona
Indianapolis > Denver
San Diego > Kansas City
Philadelphia > New York
New England > Cincinnati

"Wrecks" Grossman Out, Griese In!

Rex Grossman was finally benched, after suffering his latest ass-kicking at the hands of the Cowboys. As much as I would love to blame Grossman for all of the Bear's failures, I can't seem to ignore the lack of effort by our wide receivers who collectively fucked up various plays in the last few weeks. Furthermore, our offensive line has struggled to keep the quarterback safe in the pocket. Even worse, our defense has taken major hits with the losses of Mike Brown, Nathan Vasher, Tommie Harris, Dusty Dvoraceck, Lance Briggs, and others.

Is Brian Griese the answer?

Maybe. If he can spark the offense to, at the very least, stop turning over the ball to our opponents, our weakened defense should be able to perform to a minimal standard. Griese is not a phenomenal quarterback. He has never been tested in a leadership role. Therefore, we shouldn't expect a whole lot out of him.

This should be the Bears' goals:
1) Stop turning the ball over. Give the defense time to rest so they won't be tired in the second half. The Cowboys game is a prime example of this. It wasn't so much that Tony Romo (at least in my eyes) was brilliant, or that T.O. made the plays. Our tired defense allowed the Cowboys to get their offensive game going. We need to stop the turnovers.

2)Establish the running game. Someone needs to kick Cedric Benson in the ass in order to get him moving. He needs to start producing some long runs and 100+ yards/game, or we will be in serious trouble. If we can keep the pressure off of Griese to make plays, the passing game will naturally compliment the running game.

3)Win the next 2 games. If we don't win the next two games, or at least 2 out of the next 3, we can kiss this season goodbye. We don't know whether the Packers are for real yet, but we cannot take the chance of letting them get a big lead. Furthermore, the NFC north is getting better. We need to take control of the division NOW.

IF the Bears can win the next three games in a row, we will be in control of the division once again. Let's hope Griese does a better job than Grossman, so we can get our REVENGE against the Cowboys in the playoffs.


Jets > Bills
Ravens > Browns
Cowboys > Rams (although I would love the upset...jk bnd)
BEARS > Lions
Dolphins > Raiders
Texans > Falcons
Vikings > Packers (Upset...if you can call it that)
Seahawks > 49ers
Panthers > Buccaneers
Steelers > "Crown their asses" Cardinals
Colts > Broncos
Chargers > Chiefs
Giants > Eagles
Bengals > Patriots (UPSET!!!)

I have no record yet, so we'll see how this goes.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

LittleNewsDay's Predictions

This may be a new weekly feature written by my 11 year old son, so keep this thread PG.

GB>SD UPSET "take that Lefty and Ken Hawk"
chicago<<<<<<<<<<<COWBOYS!!!!!!!!!!"your team sucks ken and lefty"
tennessee>new orleans

MrsNewsDay's Predictions

"I don't care about football. Now get out there and mow the yard!!!!"

Friday, September 21, 2007

According to this Man...

Da Bears will beat the Dallas Cowboys 157 to 3!!!

But according to this guy......

No Bears will be left unskinned.

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Be a man.

Ken Hawk is the name you know me by. It's a name with a history, a story of a butt ugly 40 year old who hasn't quite aligned his life direction yet.
McGovern is a name others know me as. I'm a scientist, a musician, a weightlifter, a runner, a volunteer firefighter, a husband, a friend, an ordinary man. And most people who know me, know I am a football fan.
This space is typically reserved for the former to express his poorly educated, poorly informed opinion.

But now, as McGovern, I feel an obligation to voice myself, for the love of my game.
McNabb and his issues.

Is this The View.
This is what has dominated the first three weeks of the NFL season. I don't even take a side in these "stories" anymore. I am a football fan, and a fan with passion doesn't need these paper-selling, flaming drama stories. This is what I have to say.
Be a man.
Man up. All of you.
Media. It's a story. And a story that has been over exaggerated. A story that has been drug behind a truck for a week. And it's hardly even a story.
McNabb. You are a quarterback in the professional football league in the United States of America. YOUR face is on a fan's shirt. YOUR face is on a Campbell's commercial. YOUR face is on my copy of Madden 2006.
Whether you are right o
r wrong, in your story, or in your "issues", you all have your lives. You have your limbs. You aren't starving. You don't have parasites in your eyes.
I am finished with the media, with the players who can't accept what they take for granted. You are paid to write about football. WRITE ABOUT FOOTBALL. You are paid to play football. PLAY FOOTBALL.
Be a man.
Life is not fair.
I don't have the luxury of being a man who writes about or plays football. But I'm a man with a passion for a game.
I'd appreciate the girls staying out of it.
Ken Hawk's picks: Week 3: (18-14 overall)

New York > Miami
San Diego > Green Bay
Pittsburgh > San Francisco
New England > Buffalo
Kansas City > Minnesota
Detroit > Philadelphia UPSET
Tampa Bay > St Louis
Baltimore > Arizona
Indianapolis > Houston
Denver > Jacksonville
Oakland > Cleveland
Seattle > Cincinnati
Carolina > Atlanta
Washington > New York
Chicago > Dallas
Tennessee > New Orleans UPSET

Wednesday, September 19, 2007

A little Nascar News

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was in Dallas today to unveil his new car number and sponser for the '08 Nascar season. In February of '08 Dale Jr. will take the reigns of the 88 Hendrick Chevy with co-sponsers Pepsi (Mountain Dew & Amp Energy Drink) and the National Guard. The team also unveiled two paint schemes he will be using next year.

OK, now back to the trash talkin' about how the Cowboys are going to stomp the Bears!!!!!

Monday, September 17, 2007

Let the trash talking begin!!!!

Who's gonna win this week?

Tony Romo - Quarterback with confidence

Rex Grossman -EEEEEEEEK!!!!
I think their facial expressions say it all.
So that is why they call them Packers.




Thursday, September 13, 2007

kEn HAwk's weeek 2 pICks

i dont gET iT. i bROke oUt the olD nintenDO and my tecmo bowl gAme ANd plAyed as chicago against san diego and wOn teh gAme 92-0.
Ken HAwAKs week 1: 10-6
kEn HAwSK wEeEK 2 piCKs:
Indianapolis > Tennessee
New York > Green Bay BWAHAHAHA

Cincinnati > Cleveland
Carolina > Houston
New Orleans > Tampa Bay

Pittsburgh > Buffalo
Jacksonville > Atlanta

St Louis > San Francisco
Minnesota > Detroit UPSET
Seattle > Arizona

Dallas > Miami
Chicago > Kansas City
Baltimore > New York Jets
Denver > Oakland
New England > San Diego
Philadelphia > Washington