Mark Sanchez has many years left in the league, but he has this year to prove that his first two years were more representative than the last two. Another 8-8 season could cement his fate as a second or third-tier quarterback.
It’s not just about the quarterbacks. It’s about the quarterback-coach combination. Put together a sharp-throwing quarterback with a brilliant head coach and you have a winning combination.
All quarterbacks are under pressure to perform. But heading into the 2012 season, here are six quarterbacks who face the most pressure.
San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers, Baltimore center Matt Birk and Chicago cornerback Charles Tillman are finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award.
LT thinks San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers “seems distracted,” and was stunned Monday night when his former teammate fumbled a snap near the end of regulation of an overtime loss to Kansas City.
After catching his third touchdown pass of the day, Plaxico Burress went wild. Well, at least by his standards.
No use praising the opponents when you self-destruct. That’s how the Chargers felt Sunday after losing 27-21 to the Jets.
Even as his players are claiming a modest victory, if that, after Judge Susan Richard Nelson granted a preliminary injunction blocking the league’s lockout, DeMaurice Smith was more emphatic.
The NFC matched a Pro Bowl scoring record in a 55-41 victory over turnover-prone AFC in a game that was not nearly as interesting as the final would indicate.
Philip Rivers tied his career high with four touchdown passes and the San Diego Chargers beat the Denver Broncos 35-14 on Monday night for their third straight victory.
Welcome to the “2010 Fantasy Awards.” If you have arrived at this column in search for the winners of the recent “2010 World Fantasy Awards”, which recognizes achievement in that fictional genre with dwarves and unicorns, Google has wronged you.
Scoff as you might, probably the best player in the NFL halfway through the season doesn’t throw passes. He doesn’t catch them, either, nor kick the ball.
While New England pulled into a tie with the idle New York Jets atop the AFC East, the four-time defending AFC West champion Chargers tumbled to 2-5, their worst start in four seasons under Norv Turner.
It has become glaringly obvious that an epidemic of pass-crazy play-callers have transformed the way NFL offenses do battle on Sundays.