The 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.
The Philadelphia Eagles will need their defensive secondary to be on their toes this weekend with Drew Brees leading the New Orleans Saints in to town with a monster of a passing offense. Fortunately for the Eagles, the defensive backfield is getting healthier in time for the playoffs.
“I’m expecting to see his best,” said Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis.
Michael Vick is showing less patience in the pocket, committing more turnovers and making fewer long completions. Is he regressing?
All Michael Vick was missing in his remarkable comeback story was a comeback win. Now he can check that off, too.
Michael Vick, DeSean Jackson and the rest of Philadelphia’s offense are doing things that even Donovan McNabb, Terrell Owens and Co. didn’t do for the 2004 NFC champion Eagles.