Derek Lawrence

A sports and pop culture obsessed writer that graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in journalism. Follow him on twitter if you enjoy watching emotional breakdowns when bad things happen to any of the Boston teams.

Playtime Is Over: The Jets Need To Get Their Franchise Quarterback

By Derek Lawrence
No team made more noise this offseason than the New York Jets. Despite bringing in a new coach and acquiring multiple Pro-Bowlers, their ceiling is still limited due to the glaring hole at quarterback. Last week, Bleacher Report claimed the Jets are…

The Definitive Rankings Of The 'Fast And Furious' Movies

By Derek Lawrence
Fourteen years ago, a modestly budgeted film titled, "The Fast and The Furious," hit theaters. It introduced the world to the underground racing scene and became a hit with an opening weekend haul of $40 million. This weekend saw the release of the…

Will Chip Kelly's Quest To Become The NFL's Mad Scientist Work?

By Derek Lawrence
The last week has been like nothing the NFL offseason has ever seen. Much of that is due to the wild and somewhat baffling moves made by Philadelphia Eagles’ head coach, Chip Kelly. Kelly has only been in the NFL for two seasons, and people have run…

Darrelle Revis Takes The Money And Runs Home To The Jets

By Derek Lawrence
For the third time in three seasons, Revis Island is relocating. This time, the cornerback will head to familiar territory, as he's signed, once again, with the New York Jets. Darrelle Revis, who many believe has reestablished himself as the best at…

Why Even Ndamukong Suh Won't Help The Dolphins Win The AFC East

By Derek Lawrence
The official free agency period hasn't even started and the three AFC East teams chasing the New England Patriots have thrown around some big money in what will most likely be a race for second in the division. The biggest move in the league so far…

How 'Focus' Might Be What Will Smith Needs For Another Streak Of Success

By Derek Lawrence
This past weekend, Will Smith made his long-awaited return to theaters with the romantic caper, "Focus." The film’s opening financial returns are minuscule compared to past Smith movies, but enough to put him back on top of the box office. Once the…

The End Of An Era: How We Will Remember 'Parks And Recreation'

By Derek Lawrence
An era ended last night as the world said goodbye to Pawnee, Indiana and "Parks and Recreation" aired its final episode. "Parks and Rec" was the last reminder of a time when NBC owned comedy. The network's dominance started in the 80s, with shows…