Week 16 – Indianapolis @ Dallas: December dreaming for Romo

James Caughlin says there’s something wrong in Dallas: no late season collapse by Tony Romo and no talk of sacking head coach Jason Garrett. Craziest of all, the Cowboys are headed to the playoffs.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 14 – Seattle @ Philadelphia: ‘Hawks returning to championship form

We knew that Seattle @ Philadelphia would be a big game, and James Caughlin says the result may be ominous for the rest of the NFL as the Seahawks start to find some serious form.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 14 – Dallas @ Chicago: Cowboys arrest their tailspin

James Caughlin says that Dallas still has its issues on defense, but thanks to the hard work of DeMarco Murray and the offensive line (and a poor Bears’ team), the Cowboys remain in the playoff hunt.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 13: Washington @ Indianapolis: A tale of two quarterbacks

James Caughlin can’t help but think about Draft Day 2012, when Indianapolis selected Andrew Luck #1 and Washington went #2 and picked Robert Griffin III. Since then, the careers of these top two QB’s have gone in different directions.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 12 – Baltimore @ New Orleans: Steve Smith Sr. rejuvenates the Ravens

James Caughlin watches the Ravens hand the Saints their third consecutive win at home and says a major inspirational force in the game – as he’s been all year – was veteran wide receiver Steve Smith Sr.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 12 – Arizona @ Seattle: Drew Stanton draws a blank

James Caughlin assesses the state of the Arizona Cardinals, who may have a tough time remaining among the NFL’s elite despite a strong defense and the decent play of backup QB Drew Stanton.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 11 – Cincinnati @ New Orleans: Bengals crash the Superdome

James Caughlin watches as an intriguing story unfolds: the once impossible-to-beat-at-home Saints drop their second straight game in the Superdome.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 10 – San Francisco @ New Orleans: 49ers catch a big break

San Francisco fan James Caughlin is happy that his 49ers got out of New Orleans with a win, but says the team still has plenty of work ahead to make the playoffs.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 10 – Cleveland @ Cincinnati: Worrying signs for Andy Dalton

After Cincinnati was beaten at home by archrival Cleveland, James Caughlin says the Bengals’ problems start and end with quarterback Andy Dalton.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 9 – San Diego @ Miami: The Dolphins’ big statement

James Caughlin takes a close look at the Miami Dolphins, who are still in the playoff hunt after a 37-0 thrashing of the San Diego Chargers.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 8 – Seattle @ Carolina: The Panthers crash back to Earth

James Caughlin assesses the Carolina Panthers, a team that has already lost as many games – four – as it did in the entire 2013 season.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 6: You would think we’d have learned by now

James Caughlin writes that the rumblings within the New England fanbase have quieted somewhat now that their beloved Patriots have won two consecutive games and are back on top of the AFC East.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 4: New Orleans @ Dallas: Time for Optimism in Big D?

James Coughlin says that Dallas’ 3-1 start gives Cowboy fans hope, but they need to keep rolling before the difficult back end of the schedule sets in.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.

Week 3 – San Francisco @ Arizona: 49ers Master Their Downfall

A lack of basic discipline let down the 49ers in their loss to the Cardinals, continuing a worrying trend of second half collapses.

About James Caughlin

Growing up in Brisbane Australia, James got into the NFL during the 2000 season thanks to the Madden NFL video game. His cousins told him to use the Patriots (as a prank on him) but 3 Super Bowls and multiple winning season’s later, he has had the last laugh. Now you will hear him yelling at the TV around 4am on a Monday morning watching every Patriots game live.