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As few as three weeks ago, it would have been impossible for fans to imagine Green Bay’s visit to Charlotte as a must-win for the Packers. Aaron Rodgers and his mates looked to be the presumptive NFC Super Bowl representative, and while the...
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
Dez Bryant
The good news is that Dez Bryant will return this week for the Dallas Cowboys. The bad news is it's against a hostile, desperate Seattle Seahawks team that badly needs a win. The Dallas Cowboys (2-4) are sliding right now and need a bolt...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
1 year ago
The Giants hold a one-game lead over Philadelphia and Washington for first place in the NFC East. Considering how tight the division race is, this game carries a lot of weight for New York. Despite playing an opponent outside of the division,...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
There aren’t too many people interested in looking back at Philadelphia’s 45-21 rout of the Panthers last season. It’s easy to imagine why Carolina doesn’t want any part of it, but the Eagles’ refusal to pay...
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
Tom Coughlin
The New York Giants (3-3) have been in a foul mood since the opening game of the 2015 season. That was when they gave up a fourth quarter TD in the final 1:34 to open the season at 0-1 against division rival and hated foe the Dallas...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
1 year ago
Matthew Stafford
The Minnesota Vikings (3-2) and Detroit Lions (1-5) will close their season series on Sunday in Detroit with both teams looking to build off of key victories last week. In the first meeting, the Minnesota defense was the story, harassing...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Russell Wilson
Normally, when you have a pair of 2-4 teams battling on "Thursday Night Football" it would have the makings of a pillow fight that would no one nationwide would tune into watch. But when the 2-4 teams are the Seattle Seahawks and San...
Scott Whittum
1 year ago
Eli Manning
Three weeks ago, it appeared as if New York and Philadelphia were headed in an inexorable direction to the bottom of the NFC East. Now, the two meet Monday night with the Giants hoping to gain control on the division, and the Eagles in search of...
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
Pete Carroll
With their backs against the wall the Seattle Seahawks head into a Week 6 showdown with the Carolina Panthers with their season on the line Sunday afternoon at CenturyLink Field. Seattle as a whole has a had a nice run of success recently against...
Scott Whittum
1 year ago
Jay Cutler
The Chicago Bears (2-3) roll into Detroit Sunday on the high of a two-game win streak that has included two late comeback victories against the Chiefs and Raiders. Meanwhile, the Lions (0-5) are reeling after a blowout loss last week to the...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
Devonta Freeman
Both teams have little time to prepare for this Thursday night game after playing on Sunday afternoon.  This is the first game within the NFC South for the Falcons. This is the Saints' third. The Falcons hold an advantage of 49-43 in...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
The New York Giants (2-2) are now headed in the right direction, tied for the lead in the NFC East. The San Francisco 49ers (1-3) are headed nowhere fast, sitting at the bottom of what is arguably the best division in the NFC, and desperately...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
1 year ago
Patrick Peterson
The Arizona Cardinals enter Sunday's game atop the NFC West standings. But the Cardinals suffered their first loss last week during a 24-22 upset by the St. Louis Rams. Arizona's late-game rally fell short as St. Louis managed to gain...
Jason Hall
1 year ago
Jeff Fisher
Last week, St. Louis knocked off one undefeated team. Sunday, the Rams will take aim at another. A trip to 4-0 Green Bay isn’t generally anybody’s preferred destination, but after last week’s win in Arizona against the previously-...
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
Julio Jones
It was widely assumed before the start of the season that the Washington Redskins would be one of the worst teams, if not the worst team, in the NFL in 2015. Currently, Washington sits atop the NFC East in a three way tie with the Giants and...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Mark Ingram
New Orleans may not make the playoffs this year, especially since the Saints are three games behind Carolina and Atlanta in the suddenly strong NFC South, but if they do somehow sneak into the postseason, Drew Brees’s 80-yard TD pass to C.J....
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
Russell Wilson
The Seattle Seahawks will be looking to get back to the .500 mark on Monday night as they will take on the Detroit Lions in another must-win game for both teams. Detroit won the last meeting in the regular season between these two back on Oct....
Scott Whittum
1 year ago
Drew Brees
Both Dallas and New Orleans limp into this prime-time clash after a loss to a member of the NFC South. The difference is the current record of each team. Atlanta's victory in Jerry World was the first loss of the season for head coach Jason...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
The Green Bay offensive juggernaut rolls west Sunday to see if it can continue to bedevil opposing defenses. Despite a spate of injuries that has claimed starters at wideout and right tackle, the Pack has kept piling up the points, thanks in large...
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
Larry Fitzgerald
The undefeated Arizona Cardinals (3-0) welcome their divisional rival St. Louis Rams (1-2) Sunday in a game featuring two of the best defenses in the league. With the return of Carson Palmer, the Cardinals have looked like the best team in the NFC...
Mike Dussault
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will host the Carolina Panthers on Sunday afternoon in a Week 4 match up that could provide an early season shake up in the NFC South. The Panthers enter the game at a perfect 3-0, while the Bucs currently sit at 1-2. Both...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Sam Bradford
Thanks to injuries and some just plain poor play, the NFC East is threatening to imitate last year’s overall poor performance of its South conference mate. Dallas and Philadelphia, the presumed division favorites, have been waylaid by QB woes...
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
Kam Chancellor
Its must-win Sunday for the Seattle Seahawks and the Chicago Bears as both teams are off to 0-2 starts. The Seahawks had a 17-16 lead in the fourth quarter at Lambeau Field last Sunday against Green Bay, but they just could not slow down Aaron...
Scott Whittum
1 year ago
Carson Palmer
When quarterback Carson Palmer was injured last season, the Cardinals were thinking big: playoffs — and beyond. Arizona was 9-1 and cruising. Palmer was piloting an offense that was extremely potent and looked practically unstoppable at...
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
Cam Newton
It is no exaggeration to label this game as the crossroads of the Saints' season. A loss in Charlotte would not just drop the Saints to 0-3. Since all losses would have occurred within the conference, the prospects of securing a wildcard spot...
John La Fleur
1 year ago

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