Chargers tight end Antonio Gates said he can understand Brandon Meriweather’s frustration after being suspended for multiple helmet-first hits against defenseless receivers.
NFL football is always looked at as a violent sport, and it is due to the hard-hitting, big-time smacks, and all around tackling. One big problem is when some coaches and/or players take it a bit too far and start getting too serious.
Following a week off to heal some injuries and rework some strategies on offense and defense, the San Diego Chargers returned to the practice field on Monday looking to pick up where they left off before their bye week.
After having a chance to mend some injuries and refocus on their long-term objectives, the San Diego Chargers come off of their bye week this Sunday when they travel to Maryland to meet the Washington Redskins.
The Cleveland Browns may finally realize that it is time to cut ties as Brandon Weeden is not the answer. Brandon Meriweather appealed to the masses and semi-won. The Dallas Cowboys may end up traveling to London to take on the hapless Jacksonville Jaguars. You never really know what will happen in the NFL day to day.
When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.
Around the NFL: Pryor’s Concussion Probed, Bucs Bench Josh Freeman, RG3 Spots Improvement On Horizon
There is a lot of change going on in the NFL already, and some teams truly need it. The Redskins are sitting at 0-3 but RG3 feels change is coming. The Buccaneers are changing quarterbacks. Oakland may have to do the same, thanks to a concussion and an investigation.
Week 2 of the 2013 NFL season brought about so many close games that fans didn’t have a clue which game to tune into so they could get the best action. Now, Week 3 has come and gone, and it was full of so many upsets that no one knew what was going on or who to believe in.
The NFL is often filled with ups, downs, and everything in between. Week 2 of the 2013 season brought about two brothers battling for the third time in their careers, a huge day for a Packer, and a scary moment for a Charger.
The Redskins organization is hopeful that rookie CB David Amerson will soon become the remedy to a secondary that last season ranked 30th in pass defense. Team officials understand that a cornerback with elite talent can easily mask the deficiencies of an inept secondary.
Robert Griffin III tweeted the good news. It’s simply not official yet. The Washington quarterback was cleared Thursday by his surgeon to be under center when the regular season opens for the Redskins on Sept. 9. However, coach Mike Shanahan hedged after a preseason-ending 30-12 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Football is back, and not a moment too soon. Here are the five must-watch match-ups for the upcoming 2012 NFL season.