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

  • 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 ...

  • NFL is back

    Parity in the NFL is very evident when you try to get a handle on this week’s games. Many teams have question marks and there are lots of new ...

  • An in-depth look at Super Bowl

    Unlike last year in New York, the weather will not be a concern or factor. It’s the No. 1 seed in each conference playing for the Lombardi ...

  • Local experts pick Super Bowl winner

    Alex Rose: “Seahawks are going to rely on Lynch, but it will also be a hard-fought defensive game. Hawks will win.”Billy McGuigan: “Defence wins ...

  • Patriots, Seahawks took different roads to Super Bowl

    New England won easily over the Indianapolis Colts with some soft footballs, and the Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers in what might have been ...

  • Time to pick Super Bowl teams

    The NFC Championship game has the Green Bay Packers visiting the Seattle Seahawks, and the Indianapolis Colts and “Young Gun” Andrew Luck travel ...

  • Time for NFL to use replays on penalty calls

    This was a great playoff game for the first 3 1/2 quarters, until the officials changed the game’s complexion. Unless you were on some space ...

  • Coaching jobs open up in NFL

    This best sums up “Black Monday” as four head coaches were released. The NFL is about winning, and coaches are usually given three or four ...

  • Freak hands out annual reindeer awards

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

  • Local fantasy football league stronger than ever

    Fantasy football has really evolved the last 20 years as more and more people are playing. With online sites like FanDual and Draft Kings, along ...