Matt McGloin’s rapid ascent from undrafted rookie free agent could lead to him becoming the regular starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders.
While Peyton Manning didn’t light up the scoreboard the way he has so many times this year, he operated the Broncos’ offense and handed the Chiefs their first loss of the season.
Whatever playoff hopes the San Diego Chargers had when they got off the plane to start the weekend in Miami were certainly not encouraging going home with them come Sunday evening.
There were a number of big headlines from Sunday’s action, and sometimes they need to be broken down to make sense of everything. Some of those headlines include gruesome injuries, a rookie finding the pine, and a storm delaying a game for almost two hours.
Don’t call this just another game for the San Diego Chargers. For all intent purposes, Sunday’s game in Miami against the Dolphins is an AFC playoff game.
Rex Ryan and Rob Ryan are frequently grouped together like some kind of giant, living, breathing, cinnamon bun. But it’s not often that these two animated bros are held in comparison to each other.
The NFL is full of ups and downs, and it is sometimes quite amazing how quickly a player can go from one to the other. It’s a league where tomorrow is never promised and you’re not in the driver’s seat just because you played professional football.
Five-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time Super Bowl winner, Christensen died from complications during liver transplant surgery Wednesday. He was 57.
Injuries can cause a player to take time off from their team and sometimes that means the entire season. When injuries heal, it is time for those players to return and hopefully make a return sooner rather than later. For others? Injuries can mean coming full circle back to the place where it all began.
Through his first nine games as head coach of the San Diego Chargers, Mike McCoy has his team in the hunt for an AFC playoff berth. That said, there is little margin for error at this point.
Philip Rivers has changed his game quite a bit this season. Instead of winging it all over the field, Rivers has concentrated mainly on short and medium-range passes.
While the San Diego Chargers are certainly not out of the AFC Wild Card race by any means, they’re getting a little closer each week to the point of no return.
Problems abound in the NFL sometimes, and it takes a lot the backing and support from your teammates, coaches, ownership and more to keep you a part of a franchise. Those problems can be injuries, losing streaks and even just rumors.
Oakland coach Dennis Allen says he doesn’t believe quarterback Terrelle Pryor’s sprained right knee was the reason the Raiders offense struggled so much in their loss to the New York Giants.
A spectacular game from Drew Brees as he completed 34-of-41 passes for 392 yards with four TDs.