There is a lot going on in the NFL lately, and it includes two retirements of long-time players that have stepped away from the game very suddenly. Meanwhile, a playoff contender got a big scare this week and the Detroit Lions looked to a different sport for some speedy talent.
There is a lot of anger going around in the NFL lately, and some of it is quite justified. Some of it, on the other hand, is just incredibly strange and uncalled for.
Things are starting to get a little hotter in the NFL as the midway point of the season arrives. Drew Brees and the Saints are marching along as one of the best teams in the NFC. Calvin Johnson absolutely dominated the Dallas Cowboys while Dez Bryant blew up at his own teammates.
Week one of the 2013 NFL season is just about complete, and the first Sunday of this new year brought forth just about everything that an NFL could want. There were upsets, divisional match-ups, last second finishes, and some great outings by amazing players.
Peyton is still here. He’s still active. Boy, is he active. And last night was more than dropping a double-nickel, like Jordan did against the Knicks on his comeback trail.
With fantasy drafts now in full swing, would-be owners are scrambling to unlock the secrets of this year’s draft. To that end, let’s take a closer look at who might be the best QB option this year in fantasy: Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees.
Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”
Having an elite signal-caller who can win you the game in crunch time is essential for any NFL franchise.
After nearly pulling off an upset win at Green Bay last weekend (Packers won 28-27), the Saints limped home to the bayou as one of only two remaining winless teams (Cleveland) in the NFL. The Browns’ status does not come as a big shocker. The Saints’, however, is definitely more of a surprise.
Sure, you may look at the records of this Sunday night’s contest between the San Diego Chargers (3-1) and the host New Orleans Saints (0-4), thinking this surely can’t be a big game. Think again.
Robert Griffin III brought his Heisman Trophy swagger to New Orleans and made his NFL debut look like a Big Easy.
Big names dominate fantasy football drafts, but often don’t pay off. Check out these reaches and sleepers to get an edge.
The keyword is “upside.” And these guys have it. Here are the top 10 fantasy football quarterbacks for the 2012 NFL season.
Drew Brees has agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with the New Orleans Saints, with $60 million guaranteed, said a person familiar with the deal.
Smith completed a 14-yard touchdown pass to Davis with 9 seconds left just after Drew Brees had put the high-powered Saints ahead, and resurgent San Francisco capitalized on five New Orleans turnovers for a thrilling 36-32 playoff victory Saturday.