NFC Articles

Aaron Rodgers
When the NFL schedule was revealed, the Packers’ was about as quirky as could be: Green Bay opened with two on the road, then returned home for four in a row with a Week 4 bye mixed in. That stretch ends tonight against the Bears, and then...
John Gworek
5 months ago
Two of the most successful franchises in the league clash again in a marquee afternoon matchup that pits the streaking Dallas Cowboys against a Green Bay Packers team that was a trendy preseason pick to win it all. Each squad has suffered just...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
Julio Jones
This Sunday at CenturyLink Field, fans will be treated to a potential playoff preview as the Seattle Seahawks will battle the Atlanta Falcons. It’s a game that has a little of everything, including productive and explosive offenses thanks...
Scott Whittum
5 months ago
Defending NFC champion Carolina limps into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome seeking its first victory in a month. The Panthers, who have won the NFC South each of the past three seasons, look nothing like the steamroller they were in 2015 en route to a...
John La Fleur
5 months ago
Kirk Cousins
Heading into this season not much was expected within a rebuilding NFC East. You had the Eagles trade away their starting quarterback, choose to go with rookie Carson Wentz and adjusting to a first-year coach. The Cowboys starting a rookie of their...
Tom Bowles
5 months ago
Derek Anderson
After winning 15 consecutive games and making it all the way to the Super Bowl last season, the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers find themselves in unfamiliar territory as they limp into Week 5 with a 1-3 record and a two-game losing...
Rob McVey
5 months ago
Odell Beckham Jr.
It takes quite a bit to overshadow two of the most historically successful franchises in the NFL but that will likely be the case on Sunday night as the two biggest names on a grand stage won’t be Aaron Rodgers and Eli Manning. While most...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
David Johnson
It’s a “win or loser leaves town” type of matchup this week on “Thursday Night Football” as the Arizona Cardinals travel to Levi’s Stadium to take on the San Francisco 49ers. Arizona is coming off of a...
Scott Whittum
5 months ago
Mike Zimmer
Most of the “Monday Night Football” matchups this season have left a little something to be desired but rounding out Week 4 is one of the more intriguing games on the schedule between a pair of potential NFC title contenders. The two...
Bryan Fischer
5 months ago
Carlos Hyde
Cowboys. 49ers. Who can forget their historic NFC Championship Game matchups in the early 1990s? Troy Aikman vs. Steve Young, two Hall of Fame quarterbacks duelling in consecutive years. Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith on one side, G.O.A.T....
Tom Bowles
5 months ago
Carson Palmer
The Los Angeles Rams found the perfect remedy for their struggling offensive attack last Sunday. That remedy was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who had their issues on defense, and the Rams took advantage in a 37-32 victory. Case Keenum was able to...
Scott Whittum
5 months ago
This decade-old rivalry will be renewed just as it was 10 years ago: in the third game of the season, in the Superdome and on “Monday Night Football.” It also marked the formal return of the Saints to New Orleans after the devastation...
John La Fleur
5 months ago
Jason Garrett
This kind of matchup is probably not what NBC had in mind when they were going through the early NFL schedule and saw this one penciled in for “Sunday Night Football.” While the game involves two big markets and historically...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Russell Wilson
After scoring just 15 points in their first two games offensively, the Seattle Seahawks head into their Week 3 showdown with the San Francisco 49ers with their backs against the wall. The 9-3 loss to the Los Angeles Rams took a big-time toll...
Scott Whittum
6 months ago
Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers may have kicked off their season on a sour note, losing to the Broncos for the second time in as many games, but it did not take Cam Newton and company long to get back on track with a dominant 46-27 victory over the 49ers...
Rob McVey
6 months ago
Adrian Peterson
There are a number of rivalry games that stand the test of time and no matter what era you’re in, the Green Bay Packers taking on the Minnesota Vikings is certainly one of those. The latest edition of this NFC North battle might be the most...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Jeff Fisher
The NFL returns to Los Angeles on Sunday with a game that counts as the Seattle Seahawks head down to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to take on the Los Angeles Rams. The Seahawks had to battle to the bitter end last week at home against the...
Scott Whittum
6 months ago
One of football's oldest, feistiest rivalries packs a little extra punch this weekend down in the nation's capital. Both the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins, each still smarting from a rough Week 1, are trying to avoid the ruin of...
Tom Bowles
6 months ago
Todd Gurley
The second game of a Monday Night Football double-header will feature the San Francisco 49ers playing host to their NFC West rival Los Angeles Rams. Tonight will mark the first time since the 1994 season that the Rams will take the field for a...
Rob McVey
6 months ago
By virtue of the teams and markets in it, the NFC East usually has an oversized amount of coverage devoted to it during the offseason. This year though, a lot of that attention was actually warranted. The Philadelphia Eagles wheeled and dealed to...
Bryan Fischer
6 months ago
Once again, this was one of the busiest divisions in all of football. Dallas drafted Ezekiel Elliott to add to Tony Romo, who may or may not play 16 games this season. The Giants retooled their defense while the Eagles hope that three quarterbacks...
Matt Josephs
7 months ago
Carson Palmer
Arizona and Seattle figure to be the strength of the NFC West yet again and both teams have Super Bowl aspirations. The Cardinals’ championship window with quarterback Carson Palmer may be closing, which is why the team traded for pass rusher...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Carolina came up short in its quest to win a Super Bowl, but the three-time defending NFC South champion is very much a threat to play on Super Sunday again. New Orleans still has the offense to be a contender, but the Saints’ success could...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Ezekiel Ansah
Minnesota broke Green Bay’s stranglehold on the NFC East last season, and don’t be surprised if these two battle for the top spot again. The Vikings took a wide receiver in the first round of the draft to give quarterback Teddy...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago
Tony Romo
Washington won a watered-down NFC East last season with a 9-7 record. Philadelphia finished second at 7-9 and promptly fired its head coach, as did New York (6-10). Dallas (4-12) brought up the rear, but most are expecting a big rebound from the...
Athlon Sports
7 months ago

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