No tackling is new to the Eagles, but it’s become normal around the NFL. Teams have been trending toward less physical camps in recent years, especially after the new collective bargaining agreement limited the number of practices and hitting.
Fans should enjoy at least a brief glimpse of a pulsating one-on-one matchup between Johnson and defensive back Antonio Cromartie.
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 that time of year again — the time when NFL coaches are on the hot seat.
The NFL season has not even reached the halfway point, but the fire under the seat of 10 head coaches is already quite hot.
During the 9:00 hour Boomer and Craig got to pick the brains of two of the better football minds in the NFL today in New Orleans Saints’ quarterback Drew Brees and Detroit Lions’ head coach Jim Schwartz.
Not only did the Lions lose the game, but now they have to face tough questions about whether their franchise quarterback can stay healthy.
At first it seemed like a fun novelty — 307-pound Ndamukong Suh lining up to kick an extra point for Detroit as the home crowd shouted his name.
Matthew Stafford’s return to the lineup lasted less than two games. The Detroit quarterback hurt his right shoulder again late in his team’s 23-20 overtime loss to the New York Jets on Sunday.
Lions linebacker Zack Follett has been cleared to return to Detroit after being hospitalized following a violent helmet-to-helmet hit with a New York Giants player.
The Detroit Lions are leading the NFC in something and, for a nice change, it’s nothing to cringe about.