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

  • Going to be wild finish to NFL season

    Especially in the AFC North, where all four teams can win the division and there’s a chance two wild-cards teams could emerge. It’s extremely ...

  • Cardinals deserve more respect

    For some reason the U.S. press hasn’t given them much attention, and The Freak feels sorry for the Cardinals and Coach Arians. They’re having a ...

  • The role of the back-up quarterback

    They think QB2 will give the team a fresh start, which may translate into wins. These quarterbacks are solid NFL players, and it’s a great ...

  • Veteran NFL quarterbacks putting up big numbers

    Many believe that professional football is a young man’s game, and that may be true for many of the positions in the game, but it seems this ...

  • NFL’s most popular costumes

    Dracula – Houston’s JJ Watt likes the taste of opposing quarterbacks’ blood, and he can score touchdowns as well. In fact, he has more TDs this ...

  • No lead is safe in NFL

    There were half a dozen games that looked to be over, but ended with a bang. The Freak was on the drive home from Riverview, N.B., last ...

  • Raiders' woes can be traced to poor drafting

    Many Oakland supporters, including local fans Gerard MacDonald, Frank Gaudet and Jeff Leard, blame Allen for his play calling or lack of play ...

  • Eagles, Redskins’ rivalry intensifies

    Yes, it was a vicious hit on Foles that led to a hockey game where there was a fight and both players were ejected, which is rare in the ...

  • Defensive penalty out of control in NFL

    During the Giants’ game versus the Cardinals, New York was called five times for this penalty, and a couple of times it was third and a mile. ...

  • Wild opening week in NFL

    Were you one of the many, who had one of the top three favourites on the board (Bears, Eagles, Steelers), panicking late Sunday afternoon as all ...