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

  • Black Monday nears

    Unlike Black Friday, there’ll be no shopping deals unless you’re looking for an unemployed NFL coach. The Eagles decided to fire Chip Kelly ...

  • Annual reindeer awards

    Hopefully, the children remembered that Santa’s a huge football fan and left him snacks like chips, pizza, wings and brown pop instead of the ...

  • Panthers deserve respect

    This statement seems to be true for the undefeated Carolina Panthers. The experts and media haven’t given them the respect and coverage they ...

  • Trying to sort out the NFC East

    Hard to believe the Giants, Redskins and Eagles are tied for first place at 5-7 (won-lost), and the Cowboys are only one game out at 4-8. ...

  • 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 ...