The calendar has turned to July, which means it’s almost time for the NFL to get back to business. The regular season doesn’t start until Sept. 8, but teams will open training camp later this month, officially starting the path for what eventually will lead to Super Bowl LI in NRG Stadium in Houston on Feb. 5, 2017.
It is commonplace for sportswriters to talk about history when previewing games. But in this case, does it matter?
Yes, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers play in perhaps the most bitter contemporary rivalry in the NFL, though with the injuries that have come out of recent Cincinnati-Pittsburgh games that may be up for debate.
The Seattle Seahawks continued their winning ways last Sunday as they absolutely annihilated the Minnesota Vikings by a score of 38-7. Russell Wilson continued to step up his game with another three-touchdown performance after completing 21-of-27 passes for 274 yards against the Vikings. Wilson, now has thrown 11 touchdown passes and zero interceptions in his last three games.
Thanksgiving Day was just the appetizer for Week 12 NFL and fantasy action. For the first time since Week 3 all 32 teams are in action, which means we still have 13 games to go between Sunday and Monday.