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Steven Van Over

Steven Van Over

Analyst, Editor, Photographer, Writer at SportsTalkLine
Editor, Writer, Podcaster & Photographer for @SportsTalkLine Network. I watch sports, I talk about sports then I write about sports. Catch me on Twitter @StevenVanOver
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37 Years Of Excellence - Chris Berman To Retire Published 5/27/2016 in Pro Football TalkLineChris Berman Sports Center

All things come to an end. Some good. Some bad. Occasionally some that have been paragons of excellence, innovation and genuine joy. With news that Chris Berman will retire at the end of the 2016 season being widely reported today is such a day. 1979 was the year "da Boomer" took to the air waves in his flashy ESPN studio. I couldn't find a... read more→

Learn From Politicians - It's The Cover Up Published 5/26/2016 in Pro Football TalkLineTom Brady

Since the Tom Brady suspension has become likely again, the blog-o-sphere is alive with science factoids, #deflategate timelines and conspiracy theories that put Kennedy assassination obsessed theorist to shame. Up front disclosure: In my opinion Tom Brady, Robert Kraft and Roger Goodell should all be sent to bed without their supper. Dunce... read more→

Charger Q&A - Prepping For Camp Published 5/25/2016 in Pro Football TalkLineMelvin Gordon

The San Diego Chargers 2016 offseason is in full bloom. There may not be weekly games going on however the NFL is anything but sedentary in it's "offseason." First teams decide about their own free agents, then sift through the available league options. After that a little event called the NFL Draft delivers hope to all and salvation to... read more→

ENOUGH Already! Jason Garrett Isn't Bill Belichick - Who Is? Published 5/24/2016 in Cowboys NationJason Garrett Training Camp

Every offseason the cry and hue for ACTION goes out. Cut/trade Tony Romo (too fragile), Jason Witten (too old), Dez Bryant (too diva), TWill (not diva enough), Randy Gregory (too stoned), J.J. Wilcox (geometrically challenged), Brandon Carr (too expensive), Morris Claiborne (drafted too high) and of course Jason Garrett (not Bill Belichick).... read more→

Rams Fourth Round Hopes For 2016 Published 5/22/2016 in Pro Football TalkLineTyler Higbee

After giving up the farm for the rights to draft QB Jared Goff in the recent 2016 NFL Draft the Los Angeles Rams didn't have a pick in the second or third rounds. If Goff doesn't start, which is probable at this juncture, that would mean the club would probably get zero influx of game day talent this upcoming season. If you're a Rams fan... read more→

Rams 2016 Wild Cards - Rookie QB's & Getting Healthy Published 5/21/2016 in Pro Football TalkLineAlec Ogletree

When the NFL Draft is over and your team had the first overall pick  your team just got a LOT better on game day! Right? Well .... not necessarily. Perhaps they drafted a QB. The Rams did and even if Jared Goff starts some games for LA the team would not be appreciably better than last year ..... oh .... wait a moment. Yes they would. QB... read more→

Cowboy Capabilities - Skill Set Review Published 5/21/2016 in Cowboys NationJack Crawford

It's good to have "potential" solutions, schemes or tactics for how best to deploy your final 53 on game day. "Chance favors the prepared" is not a wives tale. You have to be ready. So you look at what you have on the team and you assess how best to arrange the pieces players on the chess board. Collegiate teams have larger rosters and more... read more→

Dallas Cowboys Outlook - Conversation w/ Ben Grimaldi Published 5/20/2016 in Cowboys NationTyrone Crawford

SportsTalkLine Conversation - The Dallas Cowboys 2016 season outlook begins with the defensive end options for the first four games. After that issue there there is still much to discuss. Join Host Steven Van Over and Ben Grimaldi as they look up close at Dallas options on the edge for the first four games and then turn the looking glass on... read more→

Jalen Ramsey Knee Injury - Meniscus Tear Published 5/19/2016 in Pro Football TalkLineJalen Ramsey

NFL Network is reporting DB Jalen Ramsey had a "small" meniscus tear in his right knee. In other words for the second year in a row the Jaguars first round pick suffers a non-contact knee injury in mini camp. Ouch. Last years Jags first round pick (third overall) Dante Fowler Jr. blew out his knee in the teams first rookie practice. The team... read more→

Conservative NFL Rolls Eyes At Chip Kelly Published 5/19/2016 in Pro Football TalkLinechip Kelly

The NFL is a conservative organization. From old school coaches to current generation players there are "unwritten rules" that one would be wise to observe. To put it another way, break an unwritten rule and get ready for fall out. In college head coach Chip Kelly wore the "genius" label in Oregon. The same term was bandied about in his first... read more→

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Steven Van Over

Steven Van Over

Analyst, Editor, Photographer, Writer at SportsTalkLine
Editor, Writer, Podcaster & Photographer for @SportsTalkLine Network. I watch sports, I talk about sports then I write about sports. Catch me on Twitter @StevenVanOver
Steven Van Over