Silverman: Playoff Hopes Of Many May Rest On The Play Of A FewThe NFL season has reached the home stretch, and the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, Minnesota Vikings, and Philadelphia Eagles have passed nearly all their tests up to this point.
LISTEN: Greg Olsen Discusses Panthers, Broadcasting And More With Mike FrancesaGreg Olsen, a New Jersey native and one of the NFL's top tight ends, called into Mike Francesa's show Tuesday to discuss football and more.
Top Fantasy Waiver Wire Pickups For NFL Week 10With the fantasy playoffs right around the corner, we take a look at a few of CBS Local Sports' favorite waiver wire pickups for Week 10.
Silverman: Gronkowski, Olsen Top NFL Tight End RankingsTight end is one of the most complex positions in the NFL when it comes to strategy, and the position has been evolving for years.
Silverman: Gronk Is Best Tight End In NFL, But Others Are ComingTight end continues to be a position that is looked at in a variety of ways around the league.
Silverman: Newton-Rivera Combo Will Be Quite A Handful For GiantsThe Giants have the most formidable of assignments this week -- somehow defeat the undefeated Carolina Panthers.
Perfect Panthers Look To Ruin Giants Playoff PartyThe New York Giants (6-7) remained relevant in the NFC east, as the squad gutted out a 31-24 win against the Miami Dolphins in South Florida. Their bonus for achieving that much-needed win is a date with arguably the best team in the NFL, the 13-0 Carolina Panthers.
Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving ThreatThe Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
Newton Needs Panthers Players To Step UpThe Carolina Panthers had to win the last game of the season to get the NFC South title and a first-round bye so it's not like it was a time they could rest their players. Steve Smith had to sit out with an injury, and there were not a lot of other options for Cam Newton to rely on, but there need to be.
Jets' Playoff Hopes Hang By A Thread After 30-20 Defeat To PanthersThe fading Jets are now 6-8 after their 30-20 loss to the Panthers. Their playoff hopes are on life support.
Fantasy Football: Top 12 Tight Ends To DraftStuds like Graham and Gronkowski are in a league of their own, but the position offers solid players.
Bears Defeat Seahawks, Packers AwaitThe Bears' 35-24 dismantling of overmatched Seattle on Sunday sets up the biggest game in their 90-year series with the Packers. Chicago and Green Bay will play for the 182nd time next Sunday, but their first meeting for the NFC title.