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.
Expect the big plays and salsa dancing to continue. Cruz has proven he’s going to be a star player in this league for a long time.
Sometimes, the magic you think you see really isn’t magic at all. It’s just good stuff, done right.
Coming off its best performance of the season, the Giants’ defense also may get a boost for its showdown against rookie sensation Robert Griffin III.
Robert Griffin III scrambles. He executes the option. He has a whole package of other designed runs. One has to wonder whether even the Giants’ rejuvenated group can handle him.
The reason that college quarterbacks start right away is that they are far more prepared for the NFL game. College football coaches have far more detailed and challenging offenses and game plans than they did a generation ago.
“Last year they had our number, for whatever reason … And they look like a much better team this year,” Rolle said. “So we’re definitely going to put our foot to the metal and give it all that we’ve got this week.”
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 Giants road to the playoffs is going to get tougher in the weeks to come.
Bill Belichick chased after and made contact with a replacement official after the Patriots’ Sunday night loss.