Author Archives: Nickolas Loza

What Winning the Super Bowl Means for the 49ers and Chiefs

Nickolas Loza | February 2nd, 2020 

After playing 20 games and going through a grueling season full of injuries and comebacks, the Chiefs and 49ers are here, in America’s biggest game, and on America’s biggest stage. Here lie the legacies of two storied franchises. The Kansas City Chiefs are trying to win a Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years, while the Niners trying to return to glory after a 25 year absence. Both teams are trying to erase the past, which they’d both love to forget for different reasons. The Niners are trying to erase the taste of their Super Bowl 47 defeat, and the Chiefs are trying to erase the taste or 25 years of being one or two games away from glory.

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The NFL’s Veteran Quarterbacks and What’s Next for Them

Nickolas Loza | January 16th, 2020

The NFL’s most experienced quarterbacks are getting older, with that being said, the new era quarterbacks get ushered in like Kansas City Chiefs Patrick Mahomes, Houston Texans Deshaun Watson, and Baltimore Ravens Lamar Jackson. But we aren’t focused on the young guns today, we’re focused on the grizzled experienced vets who’ve been in the league for a long time, specifically any quarterback who’s older than 35. I’ll go over what the future holds for them and what could happen to them. To be covered they also have to be relevant and have the possibility to play in a big role next season. Continue reading

NFL Playoffs: The Impact of the First Round Bye

Nickolas Loza | January 3rd, 2020 

The playoffs are a brutal time, your roster can be plagued by injuries, the players are tired, and the coaches are wary after five long months of football. A playoff bye does wonders for teams, first of all, it gives the team time to recuperate after at the very least seven straight weeks of football. It gives time for injured players to come back and it gives time to prepare and have a home playoff game in the divisional round. Most of all, it gives the players time to study film about the potential team they’ll be facing. Let’stake a look at the four teams who got a bye and why it is critical for them.

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NFL MVP Candidates: The Front Runners Right Now

Nickolas Loza | November 17th, 2019

The NFL through ten weeks has been full of surprises, many of those surprises reside in the NFC, with the NFC West being the main talking point. The San Francisco 49ers are in the division lead at 8-1, with the Seattle Seahawks at 8-2 and hot on their heels. In this article, we will discuss the current MVP candidates and their chances of winning.

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The Curse of the 15-1 NFL Team

Nickolas Loza | November 6th, 2019 

There have been six 15-1 teams in NFL History. The first two of those teams to accomplish the feat won the Super Bowl (1984 San Francisco 49ers, and the 1985 Chicago Bears) but the last four haven’t been so fortunate. The last four teams have all had one glaring weakness, and in this article, we will put that on display and why these great regular season teams couldn’t get it done come the postseason.

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