In ESPN The Magazine, Seth Wickersham asks what do you get a young father who has everything? Tom Brady would like to find a way to keep his privileged kids grounded. Another championship wouldn't hurt, either.
In ESPN The Magazine, Seth Wickersham writes that the two teams in Super Bowl XLVI are not perfect -- the Patriots have a weak defense and the Giants, an average offensive line -- but the team that covers its weaknesses will take the game.
Seth Wickersham writes that the drafting of Ryan Mallett is business as usual for the Patriots, who get good mid-round value every year. The talented QB from Arkansas could also become valuable trade bait down the road.
Well before the NFL draft begins in New York, the battle over pro prospects has already been waged. Scouts, head coaches, GMs and owners all have conflicting agendas, and it's the players who get caught in the crossfire.
In the January 11, 2010 issue of ESPN The Magazine, Seth Wickersham looks at the factors associated with successful NFL head coaches and determines the next great one will be ... Marty Mornhinweg. No, really. Read it and you'll see.
The NFL has commissioned several studies trying to unlock the secrets to winning. An independent study might have uncovered a formula that, in theory, could predict success for head coaches, writes Seth Wickersham.
For the September 7 issue of ESPN The Magazine, Seth Wickersham profiles New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and his coaching tree; while producing Romeo Crennel, Charlie Weis, etc, it hasn't been very successful. Why?