These three non-conference games should serve as a barometer for what can be expected throughout the rest of the season.
A loss in the opening week of the season can be a lot more important for teams that are not established. The Giants should have an opportunity to learn a bit more about their identity in their opener tonight against Detroit.
Fantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.
The Seattle Seahawks are the class of the NFL, and they are poised to become the NFL’s first repeat Super Bowl champions since the New England Patriots accomplished the feat following the 2004 season.
Roger Goodell is not a judge, nor is he a trained lawyer. How can he think that his own personal morals are enough for him to do a proper job of policing the NFL?
These two teams will almost certainly get off to the same kind of starts that they got off to last year. In addition to being very talented, both are extremely physical and tough.
The Giants have one thing they can feel very good about. It’s the division they call home, the NFC East.
Mike Ditka has his bust in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and he is one of the most colorful individuals in the game’s legacy. But that doesn’t mean that anyone should listen to Ditka when he decides to bloviate.
This relatively unheralded group of players has bought in. They are not concerned with the pressure they will face, or that the whole world will be trying to take down the favorites.
The World Series seems almost like an afterthought in national sports coverage. It takes a back seat to the NFL and even college football.
NFL head coaches tend to be more revered than their counterparts in Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NHL. Tom Coughlin is still viewed as elite, and deservedly so.
If you have been following all the mixed signals coming out of Cleveland this summer, you know that Johnny Manziel’s first year in the NFL will be a worthwhile follow.
The Boston Red Sox are doing everything they can to turn their team into the Chicago Cubs.
Goodell is supposed to be the law-and-order commissioner. He failed miserably in this case, as Rice should have been suspended for a full season.
If last week’s declaration that David Harris is the most underrated player in the NFL is any indication, Rex Ryan will be as bombastic as ever this season — mostly because he’s right.