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Two years ago, noted B-movie producer and Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie decided to go for the blockbuster, rather than the product with substance and staying power. He courted then-Oregon coach Chip Kelly, continuing to woo the head Duck...
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
Week 2 of the 2015 NFL regular season for the Seattle Seahawks takes them on the road for a rematch of the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers but this time it will be at legendary Lambeau Field. The Packers hold a 10-8 series...
Scott Whittum
1 year ago
Tony Romo
If it’s possible this early in the season, there will be some desperation in the stadium Sunday when the Cowboys visit Philadelphia, thanks to the Eagles’ week-one belly-flop in Atlanta. You know the statistics by now. Fewer than 10% of...
Michael Bradley
1 year ago
The Chicago Bears were expected to come out of Week 1 beaten, battered, and bruised after a punishing loss to the Packers. Except that didn’t happen. The Bears actually played their division rivals extremely well. So well in fact, that...
Chris Dougherty
1 year ago
Jay Cutler
The Chicago Bears and Arizona Cardinals face off Sunday at Soldier Field in a battle between the only two remaining original NFL teams. The Bears (0-1) host the Cardinals (1-0) after a tough last-minute home loss to division rival Green Bay...
Chris Dougherty
1 year ago
Adrian Peterson
The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings will meet in Week 2 in a battle of winless NFC North teams. The Lions fell 33-28 at San Diego in their season opener. The Vikings suffered a 20-3 loss to San Francisco in the second game...
Jason Hall
1 year ago
In Week 1, the Titans steam rolled the Buccaneers in their home stadium by starting a rookie quarterback. The fans in the Tampa Bay region undoubtedly had traumatic flashbacks to the era of the "Yuck-aneers" while enduring that beating....
John La Fleur
1 year ago
Teddy Bridgewater
The San Francisco 49ers host the Minnesota Vikings in the late matchup of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" doubleheader to conclude Week 1. Minnesota is coming off a 7-9 record and third-place NFC North finish in...
Jason Hall
1 year ago
The Cowboys and Giants have spent the entire offseason making headlines. Dallas decided to make questionable moves in free agency and in the draft. Free agent defensive end Greg Hardy was brought in from Carolina, to help take the Cowboy defense to...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
1 year ago
On Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks will begin their 40th NFL regular season on the road against the St. Louis Rams. The Seahawks hold a 21-13 series advantage as they won the last meeting 20-6 in Week 17 last season in Seattle. The Seahawks are...
Scott Whittum
1 year ago
Golden Tate
The NFL season is right around the corner, and the NFC North is shaping up to be a competitive division for the upcoming season. The perennial powerhouse team in Green Bay is looking to be the Alpha of the division once again, but did lose top wide...
Josh Koop
1 year ago
Jason Pierre-Paul
This is simply not the way to handle it. Not in any way, shape or form. And he must make this right. Now. Jason Pierre-Paul, the New York Giants’ Pro Bowl defensive end, has been at home in South Florida trying to rehab from a horrific...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
1 year ago
Drew Brees
Two weeks ago, my enthusiasm over finally seeing the New Orleans Saints play football for the first time in eight months quickly turned to dismay. The Saints’ performance in their first preseason game caused me to dread the upcoming. The...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
The NFC West is poised for another great year, as the Seahawks will once again begin as the presumed favorites. Meanwhile, the Cardinals and the Rams appear to be capable of contending, while there are plenty of unknowns when it comes to the 49ers...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Since the NFC South's inception in 2002, only one team has won back-to-back division titles — the Carolina Panthers from 2013-14. However, they finished with a sub-.500 record last year. With no true dominant team, this division is...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The Green Bay Packers have won four straight NFC North titles, and that grasp atop the standings doesn't seem to be fading away anytime soon. However, this certainly remains a very interesting division, and each team's success could revolve...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The NFC East is tough. From an external look, the Cowboys, Eagles, and Giants all have legitimate chances to win this division. The Redskins need to improve a lot, but they're headed in that direction. There's a reason that this division...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Seattle Seahawks
NFL training camps are in full swing across the nation, signaling the official return of pro football. Athlon Sports is going division by division, asking and (trying to) answering the biggest question for every team in the league entering the...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Detroit was one of the final teams to commence training camp, as veterans reported on Sunday. The Lions are looking to improve upon an 11-5 season that ended in despair following a crushing 24-20 loss to the Cowboys in the Wild Card round. ...
Mike Bainbridge
1 year ago
New Orleans Saints training camp is in full swing at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Va. For head coach Sean Payton and his charges, the task at hand is putting last season’s 7-9 disappointing showing in the rear-view mirror and...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
After finishing far behind in the NFC East last year, the Giants will look to compete for the title against the Cowboys and Eagles. There’s little doubt the Giants have some great talent on their team, but their rush offense and defense...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago
Pete Carroll
There is a probably not a more eager NFL team ready to get back to the practice field for training camp than the Seattle Seahawks. After the infamous failure to give Marshawn Lynch the ball on the one-yard line, costing the Seahawks Super Bowl XLIX...
Scott Whittum
1 year ago
The Chicago Bears are looking to get back to the playoffs for the first time since 2010. They have a shiny new head coach, who has a track record of taking teams to the Super Bowl after he comes into the fold. They have Jay Cutler, who despite...
Josh Koop
1 year ago
Minnesota, along with Pittsburgh, become the first NFL teams to have their full rosters open training camp when the two squads start back to work on Saturday. Rookies for Baltimore, Cleveland, New England and New Orleans have already reported to...
Josh Koop
1 year ago
The fact that the Saints missed the playoffs by less than a game, while sporting a losing record, is simply unbelievable. But that shows how up in the air the NFC South is, and how minor improvements can have drastically positive consequences. They...
Josh Hamburger
1 year ago

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