Ever since high school, Marshawn Lynch has been compared to another running back. Lynch has been covered by the glory of someone else, will this be the year that he ultimately radiates his dominance on the gridiron?
Anybody who watched the Cardinals last year saw that they needed help at the quarterback position. Considering their options, Arizona has to be happy with their off-season addition of Carson Palmer.
This Super Bowl will be filled with firsts — and one significant last. The Harbaughs, San Francisco’s Jim and Baltimore’s John, will be the first pair of brothers to coach against each other in the NFL title game.
With two weeks left in the season, the NFC East, NFC West and AFC North titles are still up for grabs, not to mention the four Wild Card spots.
Five weeks into the season we have two unbeaten teams and one winless team. Drew Brees broke a 52-year-old record once thought to be unbreakable. Everybody is over .500 in the NFC West, and what is wrong with the Packers?
The better teams will get by in the first month of the season on talent and strategy. But the overall quality of play will not be good. It certainly won’t be anything close to what it will be in October and beyond.
Three division titles remain undecided heading into the final week of the NFL season: the AFC South, NFC South and NFC West.