Profile of John Turner

John Turner is the Journal Pioneer's football freak. His column runs on Saturdays during the NFL season.

All articles of John Turner

  • Big decision faces Manning, Broncos

    Many of them find the decision very difficult as they have been playing the game they love since they were six-years-old. Now their bodies are ...

  • Interpretation of touchdown catches confusing

    The Freak is utterly confused after another critical touchdown – this time by the Giants’ Odell Beckham Junior – was called a catch on the field, ...

  • Time for coaching axe to fall

    Already the Dolphins and Titans have fired head coaches, and another coach on the hot seat is Jim Caldwell in Detroit, which has gone from a ...

  • Broncos’ defence makes statement

    Well, who would have thought that we would be saying that about the Denver Broncos as the face of the franchise is an offensive star in Peyton ...

  • NFL’s undefeated teams

    The Patriots, Broncos and Bengals are 6-0 (won-lost) in the AFC, and the Panthers and Packers are undefeated in the NFC. Chances are the ...

  • No surprise Seahawks, 49ers struggling

    It shouldn’t surprise anyone if you follow the NFL. Most teams – unless you are the Patriots – have a two-to-three-year window to compete for the ...

  • Frustrating kickers in NFL

    Last week, the Steelers’ Josh Scobee missed two late field-goal attempts that would have iced the game for Pittsburgh against ...

  • Colts save their season

    If the Indianapolis Colts end up winning the weak AFC South, they will look back on last week’s game with the Tennessee Titans. Down 27-14 ...

  • Nothing is guaranteed in NFL

    The Freak can’t remember a week like last week in the NFL, where the top four favourites on the board lost straight up. Yes, there have been ...

  • No excuse for bad coaching in NFL

    Head coaches get paid millions of dollars to make good decisions, and put their team in the best position to win. It’s even more painful when ...