Look out. That familiar sight is the New England Patriots romping through December, looking like a Super Bowl team.
The NFL is not a place for the patient, yet the two most successful coaches in this year’s regular season have benefited from owners who take a long-term view.
It was a tough week for the Top 10, as the Niners, Giants, Ravens and Bears all lost. The Steelers, Bengals, Seahawks and Redskins are all poised and ready to crack the rankings.
Through 12 weeks, which team is the NFL’s biggest surprise? How about the Andrew Luck-led Colts, who are 7-4? The biggest disappointment? That honor goes to the dysfunctional 3-8 “Dream Team” Eagles.
A top NFL executive says the rule that negated using video replay to confirm a Houston touchdown Thursday “may be too harsh” and will be re-examined immediately.
Well, you can’t make this stuff up. By now you’ve all seen the disputed touchdown play in Texans vs. Lions game on Thanksgiving day.
Shayne Graham’s 32-yard field goal with 2:21 left overtime lifted the Houston Texans to a 34-31 win over Detroit on Thursday
The TD counted and Detroit was called for unsportsmanlike conduct. A Lions spokesman said a coach is not allowed to challenge scoring plays, which are automatically reviewed.
It’s my favorite time of the season — Thanksgiving week. The byes are over, the playoff push is on with six weeks to go and Thursday boasts a stellar triple-header of holiday football.
Backup quarterback used to be considered a vital position. However, many teams are gambling that they aren’t going to suffer key quarterback injuries.
There are no more undefeated teams as the Falcons fell Sunday in New Orleans. We also got our first tie since 2008 — where’s Donovan McNabb when you need him?
According to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, the New York Jets are working out free agent running backs Steve Slaton and Kahlil Bell.
You can look at the standings and get a pretty good read on the teams that are going to be in the playoffs at the conclusion of the year. But several of those teams still have a lot to prove.
Atlanta is still undefeated, but I’m not totally buying into them. It’s all about the playoffs with this group.
Seven weeks into the season the Eagles have fired their defensive coordinator and the Panthers have fired their GM. Atlanta remains the league’s only unbeaten team, and only three AFC teams have winning records.