See Pictures of John Moffitt, the 27-Year-Old Who Quit the NFL

By Deena Bustillo on
John Moffitt, a 27-year-old who most recently played for the Denver Broncos, just walked away from his NFL team and over $1 million payday. His reasons? There are plenty, including risk of injury and just plain wanting to be "happy."He said about his decision (via Associated Press): "I just want to be happy. And I find that people that have the least in life are sometimes the happiest. And I don't have the least in life. I have enough in life. And I won't sacrifice my health for that.""This...Read Full Story

2012-13 NFL Schedule

By Adam Wenger on
The NFL released its 2012-13 schedule today, giving football fans something to talk about that doesn't involve Peyton Manning or player bounties -- well, sort of. The 2012 season will kick off with the defending champion NY Giants hosting the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday September 5 at 8:30 p.m. ET. So now would be a good time to start marking your calendars. The NFL schedule gets off to a fast-paced Week 1, which features 13 games, and concludes with an 8:20 p.m. matchup of perennial...Read Full Story

Zimbio Expert NFL Picks, Point Spreads, and Predictions - Super Bowl XLVI

By Joe Robberson on
New York Giants at New England Patriots (-3) Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN - February 5, 2012, 6:30 PM EST In the history of pro football, it is decidedly rare that a team is given a chance for redemption in the Super Bowl. The New England Patriots have been handed that chance this year. In 2007, the Pats took an undefeated record into the desert in Tempe, Arizona to attempt to become the first team since the 1972 Miami Dolphins to finish an entire season undefeated. The Patriots were...Read Full Story

Zimbio Expert NFL Picks, Point Spreads, and Predictions - AFC & NFC Championships

By Joe Robberson on
Baltimore @ New England -7.5Installed as 7.5 point favorites, the Patriots are rightly expected to roll to their 5th Super Bowl in the past 11 years. However, the Ravens pose a few problems. They destroyed the Pats at home two years ago in the divisional round. Their defense, led by stalwarts Ed Reed and Ray Lewis, will be the toughest the Pats have faced all year. Despite this, expect New England to win. They wil not lose to the Ravens at home again in the playoffs. New England has finally...Read Full Story

Zimbio Expert NFL Picks, Point Spreads, and Predictions - Divisional Weekend

By Joe Robberson on
New Orleans @ San Francisco (+3.5) - 4:30 PM EST Saturday 1/14/12Amazing really that a bye team gets points at home in the divisional round but that is exactly what San Francisco is facing this weekend. In their first playoff game in nine years, the 49'ers will be 3.5 point underdogs to the vaunted New Orleans aerial show and its maestro, Drew Brees. The weather for Saturday in the bay area is 60 degrees and sunny, not exactly what the Niners would like. They will, nevertheless, pose a...Read Full Story