NFC Articles

Alshon Jeffery
Neither the Minnesota Vikings nor the Philadelphia Eagles made the playoffs last year. Their quarterbacks, Case Keenum (right) and Nick Foles, were backups on the Week 1 roster, both rejected starters from the (formerly) terrible Rams. Leaders...
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
Drew Brees
A season-opening rematch will determine one participant in the NFC Championship Game with New Orleans and Minnesota set to face each other for the second time. The Vikings beat the Saints 29-19 back in Week 1, but much has changed since then for...
John La Fleur
1 month ago
Nick Foles
The opening game of the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs pits the Atlanta Falcons versus the Philadelphia Eagles in a case of the underdog versus the favorite. Or is it the favorite versus the underdog?   It’s hard to tell....
Tom Bowles
1 month ago
Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints are no strangers to each other as NFC South Division rivals, but Sunday’s NFC Wild Card Game in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be the first postseason contest between these two teams. The rare...
John La Fleur
1 month ago
Jared Goff Los Angeles Rams
The Atlanta Falcons will make the long trip west to face the Los Angeles Rams for a prime-time NFC Wild Card matchup on Saturday. It will mark the first time the Rams have hosted a playoff game inside the famed Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum...
Rob McVey
1 month ago
Russell Wilson
It’s do or die once again for the Seattle Seahawks (9-6) as they need to beat the Arizona Cardinals (7-8) and get help from Carolina in order to make the playoffs. Seattle stepped up defensively with three key turnovers that were converted...
Scott Whittum
1 month ago
Drew Brees
New Orleans controls its own destiny in Sunday afternoon's regular-season finale against Tampa Bay. Beat the Buccaneers on the road and the Saints are NFC South champions and will host Wild Card Weekend. A loss, and New Orleans will need...
John La Fleur
1 month ago
Matt Ryan
Sunday’s NFC South clash between the Carolina Panthers (11-4) and Atlanta Falcons (9-6) looms as large as any game on the Week 17 schedule. That’s because this matchup between division rivals could play a significant role in shaping the...
Rob McVey
1 month ago
Drew Stanton
Two of the NFL’s struggling offenses come together Sunday with an eye toward 2018 when the New York Giants take on the Arizona Cardinals. The Giants and Cardinals, both eliminated from playoff contention, have combined to average 33.9 points...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
Two teams whose seasons are going in opposite directions will get together on Sunday afternoon at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, as the Seattle Seahawks (8-6) take on the Dallas Cowboys (8-6). Seattle had an epic meltdown at home against the...
Scott Whittum
2 months ago
Mark Ingram
Two weeks after a hotly contested matchup, Atlanta and New Orleans will go back at it; his time with first place in the NFC South on the line.   The Falcons (9-5) won the first game, 20-17, coming back from a seven-point deficit in the...
John La Fleur
2 months ago
Perhaps the NFL schedule makers went to the well one too many times. For the third consecutive season, the Vikings will visit Green Bay during Week 16 or 17 of the regular season. And why not? The last two visits produced high drama games with...
John Gworek
2 months ago
Atlanta Falcons Julio Jones
The Atlanta Falcons will make their first road trip in almost a month to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an all-important NFC South matchup that could have serious division and playoff implications. This will mark the second meeting between...
Rob McVey
2 months ago
Russell Wilson
It’s time to put up or shut up for the Los Angeles Rams (9-4) and Seattle Seahawks (8-5) on Sunday afternoon at CenturyLink Field. These two teams come into this game looking to take control of the NFC West race with two weeks to go after...
Scott Whittum
2 months ago
Matthew Stafford
Detroit is on the edge of playoff contention while Chicago is trying to build momentum for 2018 behind rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. The Bears (4-9) are coming off of an impressive win in Cincinnati in which Jordan Howard did some solid...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
Jared Goff
It’s rare in the NFL the first two picks in the draft develop into Pro Bowl candidates within their first two seasons. It’s even rarer they both play the same position. But that’s what has NFL fans drooling for Sunday, a matchup...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Carolina Panthers Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers (8-4) return to Charlotte on Sunday to face the Minnesota Vikings (10-2) for the first of three consecutive home games following a tough 31-21 road loss to the Saints last week. A loss that not only snapped a four-game winning...
Rob McVey
2 months ago
Mark Ingram
With just four games left in the regular season, New Orleans is two games up on Atlanta for first place in the NFC South. The Saints (9-3) finished off a season sweep of the Panthers with a 31-21 win at home last Sunday, while the Falcons (7-5)...
John La Fleur
2 months ago
Carson Wentz
Football fans if you remember the movie Rocky IV where Rocky Balboa went over to Russia to fight Ivan Drago, get ready for a trip down memory lane Sunday night at CenturyLink Field. The Seattle Seahawks (7-4) and the Philadelphia Eagles (...
Scott Whittum
2 months ago
Todd Gurley
The Los Angeles Rams hit the road to take on the Arizona Cardinals in a matchup that has lost a lot of the luster it had before the season began. This is the second meeting between the two NFC West foes but the first on American soil. Los Angeles...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
Drew Brees
First place in the NFC South is up for grabs when Carolina and New Orleans renew acquaintances in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday. The Panthers (8-3) are riding a four-game winning streak after beating the Jets 35-27 on the road. The victory...
John La Fleur
2 months ago
Dak Prescott
It’s Week 13 in the NFL and some teams have already been eliminated from playoff contention. The hapless Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers, and New York Giants are just three of the teams on the outside looking in.   After...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Pete Carroll
Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium will bring together two football teams going in opposite directions. The Seattle Seahawks (6-4) are coming off a 34-31 loss last Monday night at CenturyLink Field against the Atlanta Falcons. While, the San...
Scott Whittum
3 months ago
Jared Goff
Week 12 of the NFL season features an unexpected matchup of division leaders when the New Orleans Saints come west to take on the Los Angeles Rams. The Saints (8-2) have won eight games in a row after coming from 15 points down in the fourth...
John La Fleur
3 months ago
Kirk Cousins
What are you thankful for this holiday? For both of these NFC East teams, their answer is simpler than most: the ability to still put both starting quarterbacks on the field.   I say that because virtually everyone else on these teams, it...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago

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