January 15, 2000 was the last game Miami Dolphins legendary quarterback Dan Marino played in his illustrious career. Ever since then, the Dolphins have been looking for their next franchise quarterback.
Bill Belichick has always been fascinated by special football players. Maybe it's the football historian part of his DNA, or maybe he just loves to coach players he admires, but Belichick is always willing to take a chance on a great player even if his best years are behind him.
The list of these kind of players Belichick has taken a chance on is long.
Normally after a Pittsburgh Steelers game the five key points of the contest are reviewed here. But Sunday's 24-19 victory against the Green Bay Packers was notable not so much in that it was only Pittsburgh's second preseason victory in its last 11 exhibition games, or that it ended a four-game August losing streak.
The first drive of the Miami Dolphins’ first preseason game couldn’t have gone any better. The team drove down the field 85 yards to score its first and only touchdown of the night.
Although Miami lost 27-10 to Chicago last Thursday evening, there were some positives to take from that game. What can viewers expect from the Dolphins’ second preseason game against the Carolina Panthers on Saturday night?
It's important to never get too carried away after the first NFL preseason game, but there's no denying Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots continue to replenish their cupboard with solid rookies who can immediately play. In fact, quite a few of them were on display Thursday night against the Packers.
Friday night the Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Jacksonville Jaguars in the preseason for the first time in history. But it will not be the first time the Steelers have played a preseason game in Jacksonville, Fla.
The Denver Broncos continue to lead this division, with Peyton Manning leading the way. However, Manning's not getting any younger, and the Chiefs and Chargers both made some personnel upgrades after each just missed out on a wild card spot last season. They are certainly not far behind, and the Raiders finally appear to have some pieces to build around too.