The Green Side of Life

Hudson hawks a Week 11 victory from Maryland

No tiebreaker necessary, Gary Hudson checked in to our local Gridiron Green all the way from Cordova, Maryland, to school us with an 11-for-14 victory in Week 11 to take our green. Waylon Foreman,...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

RAMJET gets off the Pine and into the game

Roger Simpson got off the Pine (Arizona) and RAMJET-ted himself into the Gridiron Green game. Simpson, from Pine, Ariz., aka RAMJET, won the Week 9 tiebreaker to break a two-way tie for first...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

The Green Side of Life

For the second time in three weeks of this crazy little game called NFL, I found myself among the dregs of the Gridiron Green voters. And, once again, I was not the only champion among losers. A...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

The Green Side of Life

A victory was afoot for Miss Ali in Week 7 of the Gridiron Green. Alison Foote of Aztec, aka MissAli23, snapped an eight-player tie for first place with a well-guessed 45-21 tiebreaker in the...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

Week 6 losers catch Archuleta and the Guru

Oh, for shame. FOR SHAME! My prognostication powers seriously were dulled last week. Was it the stirring top-25 on top-25 upsets swirling around the college game the last two weeks? Could it be the...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

The Green Side of Life

They say it’s lonely at the top. When it comes to Week 5 of the Gridiron Green, they lied. Waylon Foreman of Farmington beat out an octet of pickers with 14-of-15 right around last week’s NFL...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

The Green Side of Life

New coaches. New quarterbacks. We’re only a quarter of the way through our NFL season, and the NFL landscape is changing drastically. Yet, Shauna Dooley-Wallace of Durango was the model of...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

The Green Side of Life

After a 5 and a 6 the first two weeks of the regular season, a Steelers fan from Bayfield was as comfortable in Week 3 as a steel worker in Carolina. Doug Carman, aka steeler75, scored 15 out of 16...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

Archuleta alone at the top of Gridiron Green

It was a week of mediocrity around NFL pick ’em circles. And the Gridiron Guru followed suit with an 8-8 week, which landed him among the Week 2 majority. One man stood above the rest: Aaron...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

Grass is always greener on Guru’s side of the fence

After an extended period of hibernation, the Guru is ready to return to prognostication. Your esteemed Guru compiled a 154-99 record last season. Admirable, but not enough to overcome Mike...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

Guru, Commute compute your XLVIII champion

What a ride it’s been with Mike Phillips. The Gridiron Green regular season-champion also known as “commute29” has picked alongside your venerable Gridiron Guru throughout the postseason and...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life

Commuter and the Guru arrive at the same place

You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the postseason wind blows. “That’s the problem with picking upsets in the postseason,” said Mike Phillips, our regular-season Gridiron Green champion....

DATE: Jan. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: The green side of life