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article December 11, 2017

Wentz Injury Changes Playoff Race

The Eagles beat the Rams to clinch the NFC East, but the win came at a steep price: Star quarterback Carson Wentz left the game with a torn ACL that will end his season. With the MVP candidate sidelined, the NFC becomes wide-open. More»
chiefs_losing_out article December 7, 2017

Pressure On Chiefs To Stop Skid

A team that looked like an unstoppable force to start the season has slowed to a halt, with Alex Smith regressing, Kareem Hunt slowing down and the defense struggling. The Chiefs need to turn their season around before it's too late. More»
Packers_steelers_loss article November 27, 2017

Packers Miss Turnaround Opportunity

The Packers were clear underdogs in Pittsburgh on Sunday night, but they got Brett Hundley's best performance of the season in relief of Aaron Rodgers and had a chance to win. Alas, a few mistakes cost them a win and maybe a chance at the playoffs. More»
brees_ingram_sb article November 20, 2017

Surging Saints Can Win Super Bowl

New Orleans did the improbable this weekend, storming back from a 15-point deficit with just six minutes remaining in a matchup against the Redskins to pull out a victory. The comeback showed that the Saints are ready to reclaim their Super Bowl glory. More»
GettyImages-869156172 article November 16, 2017

Bills Make Bold Move With QB Switch

On Wednesday, the Buffalo Bills surprised fans in the midst of a playoff race, announcing the benching of quarterback Tyrod Taylor for rookie Nathan Peterman. As recent history suggests, making this move in the middle of the season represents a huge risk. More»
jags_campbell article November 13, 2017

How the Jaguars Became Contenders

After Josh Lambo kicked a game-winning field goal against his former team on Sunday, Jacksonville secured its third straight win and now sits tied atop the AFC South. Thanks to a dominant defense and a star rookie running back, the Jaguars are finally contenders. More»
Brock-Broncos article November 6, 2017

Broncos Have Lost Winning Formula

Fewer than two years have passed since the Denver Broncos won their most recent championship. But the team's performance has dipped considerably since that Super Bowl title, and a lot has to do with decisions made by John Elway. More»
Watson-ACL article November 3, 2017

Watson Out, Texans Left Scrambling

In a year when the Houston Texans have already lost J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus to injury, the team got more bad news this week when Deshaun Watson suffered a torn ACL in practice. Where does the team go from here? More»
NFLTrades article October 31, 2017

NFL Trade Deadline Deals, Ranked

This was the wildest Trade Deadline frenzy in NFL history. Several premier players surprising changed teams during the final days of the trading period, and the NFL hot stove became a reality for the first time. So which deals will have the most impact? More»
jimmyg article October 31, 2017

Garoppolo: big risk, reward for 49ers

On Monday, the 49ers traded a high second-round pick for New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo in an attempt to spark the franchise's rebuilding efforts. The deal represents one of the biggest QB gambles in recent history. More»
WilsonWatson article October 30, 2017

Best NFL QB Duels of All Time

Where does Russell Wilson vs. Deshaun Watson rank among the greatest QB battles in NFL history? Here, we rank the 10 best signal-caller showdowns using an evaluation of the quarterbacks' production, flair for the dramatic and what was at stake More»
JasonPeters-1 article October 24, 2017

Peters Injury Dampens Eagles W

The Philadelphia Eagles dispatched division-rival Washington with ease at home with a 34-24 victory on Monday Night Football. But amidst the celebration, Philly lost All-Pro left tackle Jason Peters, who suffered a torn ACL and MCL. More»
Newton-1 article October 23, 2017

Panthers Starting to Look Lost

Despite a winning record, the Carolina Panthers look like a team teetering on the edge of a collapse after a humiliating 17-3 defeat in Chicago. While there are problems on both sides of the ball, the biggest question marks are on offense. More»
GettyImages-861649466 article October 15, 2017

Packers Panic? Life After Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers suffered a broken collarbone in the Packers' loss to the Vikings on Sunday and it sounds like he could miss the rest of the season. Can Green Bay still overcome the odds and contend for a title without their signal caller? More»
Rodgers-Cowboys article October 9, 2017

Pack's Back, A-Rod Man Among 'Boys

Nine months after Aaron Rodgers shattered the Cowboys' Super Bowl dreams, the Packers quarterback did it again, orchestrating a late fourth-quarter drive to defeat Dallas, 35-31, at AT&T Stadium and solidify NFC supremacy. More»
patsD article October 2, 2017

How the Pats Can Fix Their Dire D

The Patriots hoped to defend their Super Bowl title this season. But four weeks in, New England has two losses and its clear that the defense -- which was so impressive last season -- is holding the Pats back. What can Bill Belichick do? More»
Goff-Prescott article September 30, 2017

Rams-Cowboys: Showcase Showdown

Through the first month of the 2017 season, perhaps no team has more thoroughly surpassed expectations than the Los Angeles Rams. They are an exciting squad, but have yet to beat a strong team. Enter the Dallas Cowboys. More»
winstonmariota article September 25, 2017

Mariota Vs. Winston: Three Years In

Quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota will likely always be compared throughout their careers. But in the early stages, Mariota has stood out with his ability to limit turnovers and excel with the game on the line. More»
Bradford-Vikings article September 24, 2017

QB Injury Crisis Strikes Vikes Again

Stop us if you've heard this one before: The health of a quarterback has put the Minnesota Vikings' present and future plans on hold. This time it's Sam Bradford, whose recent mystery knee ailment continues to keep him off the field. More»
kccar article September 18, 2017

Two-Win Teams: Real or Fake News?

Not all perfect starts are equal in football, and we are here to parse out the contenders from the pretenders in what's been a strange NFL season so far. Let's examine which 2-0 records are lucky and which actually signify more success to come. More»

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