It could be argued that no position has changed more in the NFL’s history than the tight end. Once primarily a sixth offensive lineman who would catch the occasional pass, tight ends have become key cogs on offense.
Among all the intriguing storylines related to Super Bowl LIII is one involving the two head coaches. On one side is Bill Belichick, the five-time Super Bowl champion who also is the NFL's longest-tenured head coach.
The New Orleans Saints needed overtime to fend off the Atlanta Falcons in a 43-37 shootout back in Week 3. But much has changed since Sept. 23, as the Saints get set to face the rival Falcons for the second time this season Thanksgiving night inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Chances are, the Atlanta Falcons were counting on a fast start to the season with a schedule that featured five of their first seven games at home before the bye. It hasn’t exactly worked out. At 2-4 heading into Monday night’s home game against the New York Giants, Atlanta now faces an uphill battle to a playoff berth.
The Atlanta Falcons (1-3) and Pittsburgh Steelers (1-2-1) were both popular preseason picks to win their divisions and make a serious run at the Super Bowl. Both teams now find themselves in desperation mode, residing at the bottom of their respective divisions, with just one win apiece heading into Sunday’s highly anticipated cross-conference tilt at Heinz Field.
After barely scraping by at home last week, New Orleans hits the road to take on rival Atlanta in Mercedes-Benz Stadium as both teams look to jockey for early positioning in the NFC South. The Saints’ offense looked inept against the Browns until the opening minutes of the fourth quarter. Scoring 18 of their 21 points in the final nine minutes of the game helped the Saints escape the ignominy of being the first home team to lose to the Browns since October 2015.
Finding a great fantasy football team name can be a chore. That's why it's best to leave it to the experts. We rounded up a list of the best and even slightly vulgar fantasy football team names and have them linked below alphabetically by NFL team. So if you're a fan of the Cowboys or really hate the Browns, or if you just want to tell your league that you drafted Julio Jones, you'll find something fun, clever or great in the team links below.
The Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles are the last two NFC Super Bowl representatives. The difference between them is the Falcons lost a historic comeback to the New England Patriots while the Eagles found a way to sneak past them.