Jets Invade East Bay For A Week 8 Showdown With RaidersTwo AFC teams looking to remain in playoff contention collide when the New York Jets invade the East Bay for an NFL Week 8 showdown with the Oakland Raiders.
Jets Kick Themselves Over Missed Opportunities, But Move On To RaidersThe game film confirmed everything the New York Jets already figured. A victory was there for the taking against the New England Patriots on Sunday. They just couldn't seal the deal.
Silverman: Cooper, Beasley And Mariota Leading This Year's NFL Rookie ClassOne area that will continue to develop is the play of this year’s rookies. It takes a lot longer than four weeks for a rookie to write his story.
Rookie Spotlight: Amari Cooper Looks To Bring Life To Oakland Raiders Passing GameThe Oakland Raiders have long seen futility in many aspects of the NFL, but they've quietly and slowly built a good team to change that. The draft selection of wide receiver Amari Cooper looks to not only add production, but excitement to an offense that has long been lacking.
Silverman: Rookies Cooper, Gordon, Beasley Will Be Worth Watching In Training CampWe haven’t said this in a long time, but the Oakland Raiders did not fool themselves when they drafted Amari Cooper with their first-round draft choice.
Woody Appears To Drop A Draft Hint, Says Jets Want 'More Targets' For GenoWide receiver was an obvious need for the Jets heading into the offseason, and new general manager Mike Maccagnan didn't waste any time making sure it was addressed. But is he done?
Silverman: Talented Rookie Receivers Appear To Be Taking Over For VeteransTeams that are looking for upgrades in the wide receiver department are looking to the draft instead of free agency.
Report: Amari Cooper, Prized WR Prospect, Visiting Jets On ThursdayThe Alabama wideout could fall to the Jets at No. 6 in the upcoming draft, but he'd have to get past Oakland first.
Off Awesome Combine, West Virginia's White Becomes Viable Option For Jets At No. 6West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White is coming off a performance at the NFL Scouting Combine that has shot his stock into the stratosphere.
Mulling The Giants Potential 2015 Draft TargetsThe New York Giants selected the dynamic Odell Beckham, Jr. with the 12th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. This year, the G-men currently sit in the eighth position, but much can change in the last two games of the season.
Oregon QB Marcus Mariota Wins Heisman TrophyMarcus Mariota, the prototypical 21st century quarterback, took an old-fashioned approach to become Oregon's first Heisman Trophy winner.
Heisman Watch: Oregon's Marcus Mariota Will Win 2014 Heisman TrophyLater this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.
Conference Championship Games Set Stage For Big Moments From Heisman FavoritesThis week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff.
Heisman Watch: Mariota And Gordon Leading The Race Down Final StretchOregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
Heisman Watch: Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon Ready For Heisman Showdown With AbdullahThis week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.