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11 Amazing Stats from Week 1 in the NFL

Pro Football Kicked Off with an Intriguing and Historic Set of Stats
11 Amazing Pro Football Stats from Week 1

Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.

 

Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means total offense, total defense and points scored versus points per play and defensive efficiency ratings. Rational and logical arguments can be made for the legitimacy and relevance of both sides of the stats spectrum.

 

Should the Steelers Trade Ben Roethlisberger?

Athlon editors debate whether Big Ben should play for a different team in 2014
Should the Steelers Trade Ben Roethlisberger?

Let’s face it, very little has gone right for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013. After going 8-8 last season, Mike Tomlin’s team is 3-6 and in last place in the AFC North. The Steelers dropped their first four games to start the season, and two weeks ago set franchise records for most points (55) and yards (610) allowed in a single game.

Injury Updates Week 14: Ben Roethlisberger, Jonathan Stewart, Beanie Wells

Beanie Wells, Ben Roethlisberger, Jonathan Stewart Updates
<p> Injury Updates Week 14: Ben Roethlisberger, Jonathan Stewart, Beanie Wells</p>

For most fantasy leagues Week 14 either means it’s playoff time or it’s the last week of the regular reason. Regardless, it’s extremely important to make sure you field your best available lineup, which especially applies to those key players who are listed on their respective team’s injury report. To that end, here’s what we know about the status of those who line up in the backfield.

10 Greatest NFL Quarterback Classes of All-Time

Eli Manning and his two Super Bowl victories headline a star-studded Class of 2004.
<p> The 10 Greatest Quarterback Classes of All-Time, including John Elway, Dan Marino and Jim Kelly in the Quarterback Class of 1983; Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger and Philip Rivers in the Quarterback Class of 2004; and Peyton Manning, Matt Hasselbeck and Charlie Batch in the Quarterback Class of 1998.</p>

The Quarterback Class of 2012 is off to a fast start. Led by Indianapolis’ Andrew Luck, Washington’s Robert Griffin III and Seattle’s Russell Wilson, the Class of 2012 has a solid base to build on. But they have a long way to go to catch up with the greatest quarterback classes in NFL history.

Most drafts have one or two serviceable passers, the majority of these 10 had multiple Super Bowl caliber signal-callers:

Week 13 Injury Updates: LeSean McCoy, Bryce Brown, DeMarco Murray, Ben Roethlisberger

LeSean McCoy, Bryce Brown, DeMarco Murray, Ben Roethlisberger Updates
<p> LeSean McCoy, Bryce Brown, DeMarco Murray, Ben Roethlisberger Updates</p>

Depending upon your fantasy league setup, this is likely the last week of the regular season for you. If not, then you have a two-week push left to get into the postseason. Here are some updates on injured players, their status for the Week 13 games or the outlook for their replacements.

Injury Updates Week 11: Ben Roethlisberger, Byron Leftwich, Aaron Hernandez, Torrey Smith

Who's healthy enough to start for your fantasy football team?
<p> Injury Updates Week 11: Ben Roethlisberger, Byron Leftwich, Aaron Hernandez, Torrey Smith</p>

This is the last of the bye weeks. It’s all up to health and strategy from here on out to get you to a fantasy football championship. Here are some updates on injured players, their status for the Week 11 games or the outlook for their replacements.

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Preview and Prediction

Mike Tomlin’s crew looks to stay hot at Heinz Field tonight.
<p> Kansas City Chiefs vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Preview and Prediction</p>

Two AFC teams headed in different directions will meet on Monday Night Football, when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Kansas City Chiefs at 8:30 pm EST on ESPN. The Steelers have won three in a row since starting the season 2-3, and they have won all three games at home in the Steel City this year. On the other hand, the Chiefs stand at 1-7 and amazingly still have not held a lead in regulation this season.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Tennessee Titans Preview and Prediction

Both teams enter Thursday Night Football with banged-up defenses.
<p> Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Tennessee Titans Preview and Prediction</p>

Two AFC teams hungry for a victory will clash in Nashville tonight, when the Tennessee Titans host the Pittsburgh Steelers at 8:20 p.m. EST on the NFL Network. Pittsburgh got back to .500 last week with a hard-fought 16-14 win against the Eagles. Tennessee was blown out on the road for the second consecutive week, dropping to 1-4 on the year after losing a 30-7 decision to the Vikings.

10 Greatest NFL Rookie Seasons of All-Time

The best first-year players in NFL history, or at least since Gale Sayers was a rookie.
<p> The best first-year players in NFL history, including Eric Dickerson, Lawrence Taylor, Randy Moss, Cam Newton, Barry Sanders, Gale Sayers, Jevon Kearse, Anquan Boldin, Ben Roethlisberger and Edgerrin James.</p>

It's rare that a first-year player comes into the NFL and has an immediate impact on the game. But it does happen. Athlon Sports looks back at the best rookie players in NFL history, or at least since Gale Sayers took the field in 1965.

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