NFC Articles

Carson Wentz
He plays. He plays no more. He plays. He plays no more. He plays. He plays no more... finally, for Ezekiel Elliott the bloom is off the rose.   After weeks of back-and-forth courtroom drama, the Dallas Cowboys' star running back...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Drew Brees
Points were not a problem for either Washington or New Orleans last week, although the two teams wound up with differing results in the end. At home against Minnesota, the Redskins and Vikings traded scores through most of the first half. But on...
John La Fleur
2 months ago
The New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers have had plenty of legendary battles through the years. There was the infamous NFC Championship Game in 1991, won 15-13 by the Giants on a field goal as time expired. A fumble by the 49ers’ Roger...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Dak Prescott
Sunday’s game between Dallas and Atlanta pits a pair of teams that entered the season with Super Bowl aspirations arriving at a crossroads as they prepare to embark on the second half of their schedules.   The Cowboys (5-3) have won...
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
Jordan Howard
Just a month ago, the Green Bay Packers were riding high at 4–1, fresh off a 35–31 win at Dallas, and looking like the class of the NFC. Then Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone in a loss at Minnesota, and the Packers haven’t...
John Gworek
2 months ago
Pete Carroll
Week 10 of NFL "Thursday Night Football" will provide football fans nationwide with a look at two teams in desperate need of a victory. The Seattle Seahawks (5-3) head down to University of Phoenix Stadium to take on the Arizona Cardinals...
Scott Whittum
2 months ago
One team has a healthy quarterback who can’t score in the red zone. The other has a quarterback still learning how to score, period.   But while Matthew Stafford may make the difference in his team’s playoff hopes, all eyes in...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Kirk Cousins
CenturyLink Field has been the home of some wild finishes in its 15 years of existence. Last Sunday, was the latest chapter as the Seattle Seahawks (5-2) rallied to defeat the Houston Texans 41-38 in a good, old-fashioned Wild West shootout....
Scott Whittum
2 months ago
Jameis Winston
Streaking NFC South teams are set to meet on Sunday when Tampa Bay pays New Orleans a visit. The Buccaneers are going in the wrong direction, losers of four straight after falling 17-3 at home to the Panthers. The offense continued its inconsistent...
John La Fleur
2 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
Talk about a sophomore slump. It took the whole NFL regular season last year for young Dallas Cowboys stars Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott to pile up three losses. The rookies thrashed opposing defenses, earned fans’ respect for “...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Mitchell Trubisky
Believe it or not, but Sunday’s matchup between Chicago and New Orleans features two of the hotter teams in the NFL right now. The Bears (3-4) have won two in a row after last week’s 17-3 victory over Carolina at home in which the...
John La Fleur
2 months ago
Carson Wentz
It’s rare that an NFL squad with a 3-2 record faces a “must-win” situation in Week 7. That’s especially true during this season of parity, where no undefeated teams remain. Seventeen of the 32 franchises entered this...
Tom Bowles
2 months ago
Jason Pierre-Paul
Two teams whose seasons are going in opposite directions will get together at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. The Seattle Seahawks (3-2) are riding a two-game winning streak and come in off their bye week with a nice surge of confidence. For the New...
Scott Whittum
2 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
The Cowboys picked up their first victory of the week before Sunday when Ezekiel Elliott received a temporary injunction from a New York federal court in the latest development in the running back’s on-again, off-again six-game suspension....
Matt Josephs
2 months ago
Drew Brees
New Orleans heads to Green Bay fresh off a wild 52–38 win over Detroit. The Saints stormed out to a 31-10 lead over the Lions at halftime, but in the second half, things turned sloppy. The Saints committed their first three...
John La Fleur
2 months ago
Jameis Winston
It’s desperation time for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-2) and the Arizona Cardinals (2-3) this Sunday afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. These two teams got together last year in the desert with Arizona crushing...
Scott Whittum
3 months ago
Matthew Stafford
New Orleans returns to the field from its bye week on the heels of a successful, yet extensive road swing that had the Saints playing in Charlotte and then London. Back-to-back wins over the Panthers and the Dolphins got New Orleans back to .500...
John La Fleur
3 months ago
Thursday Night Football: Luke Kuechly
Thursday night NFL action has become a bit of a punch line. True or not, the perception is that it’s always an ugly matchup like Bills-Jets or 49ers-Rams. But this time, we get perhaps the biggest game of the week, a matchup of 4–1...
John Gworek
3 months ago
Mitchell Trubisky
It's a big stage for Mitchell Trubisky's first career NFL start. The No. 2 overall draft pick out of North Carolina gets to show the nation on "Monday Night Football" what he's made out of, and hopefully interject some life...
Matt Josephs
3 months ago
Dallas Cowboys offense
In a 2017 NFL world defined by parity, 3-1 is all it takes to leave the Green Bay Packers tied for the best record in the NFC. Undefeated at home, Aaron Rodgers has looked better with each passing week while the defense, at times a work in progress...
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
Seahawks vs. Rams: Todd Gurley
A good old fashioned hate-fest is on tap this week as the Seattle Seahawks (2-2)l head down to the Los Angeles Coliseum on Sunday afternoon to battle the Los Angeles Rams (3-1). These two NFC West rivals don’t like each other and usually play...
Scott Whittum
3 months ago
Patrick Peterson Arizona Cardinals
The San Francisco 49ers will visit University of Phoenix Stadium this afternoon to take on the Arizona Cardinals in an all-important NFC West showdown. While the Cardinals (1-2) are coming off a short week following Monday night’s 28-17 loss...
Rob McVey
3 months ago
Thursday Night Football: Packers Aaron Rodgers
It's Thursday Night Football time. The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers have met 192 times in the regular season and twice more in the postseason. The series is deadlocked at 94–94–6, and one would think the series has seen it...
John Gworek
3 months ago
Ezekiel Elliott
Two years ago, the NFC Championship Game featured the top two offenses in the league – Carolina and Arizona. The Cardinals scored 30.6 points per game, riding the high of an MVP-style season from Carson Palmer just short of the Super Bowl....
Tom Bowles
3 months ago
Carson Wentz
It's only Week 3, but this NFC East matchup between New York and Philadelphia could be as close to a must-win as possible for the Giants, who enter the game 0-2. New York is playing its second game in the division after losing to Dallas in Week...
Matt Josephs
3 months ago

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