While he did not win Super Bowl LV, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has the potential to be one of the greatest dual-threat quarterbacks in NFL history. With 14,152 career yards in the air and 808 on the ground, he is well on his way.
The New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles have both struggled in the early going this season, but their meeting on Thursday night offers a chance to turn things around. As hard as it may be to believe, both the Giants (1-5) and the Eagles (1-4-1) remain in contention to win the NFC East, currently led by the Cowboys (2-4). Either way, these two teams don’t need any motivation to get up for playing each other.
The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.
With that in mind, August 24 is a day in which an MLB great was banned for life and the NFL's most exciting quarterback was suspended indefinitely.
On this upcoming Tuesday the first cuts of the 2015 NFL season will take place, thus meaning many of the players participating in Pittsburgh's game at Buffalo Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. ET will be playing in their final game.
The start of NFL training camps is upon us, which means the NFL is back in business. One of the main orders of business when it comes to training camp is figuring out who will make the opening day roster. And to that end, there is no position in the NFL that garners more attention than quarterback.
While the vast majority of teams are set when it comes to quarterback, there are still a few starting jobs that appear to be unsettled. Most of these situations are the result of either a coaching change or because a quarterback was drafted in April, or a combination of the two.
When Robert Griffin III limped off the field last Sunday, it figured to be a devastating injury for the Washington Redskins. He’s their most dynamic player and the reason they’ve made a race out of the NFC East. His loss would’ve changed the outlook of the entire division.
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.