NFC Articles

Aaron Rodgers
A three-game losing streak for Green Bay? During head coach Mike McCarthy’s tenure, such a slump was once deemed unthinkable. But that’s their reality in 2016, a Packers team that seems to be struggling with issues as basic as...
Tom Bowles
7 months ago
Richard Sherman
Fresh off their biggest wins of the season, the Philadelphia Eagles head west to take on the red-hot Seattle Seahawks in an NFC tussle that will have plenty of playoff implications down the road for both teams. While each squad is on the opposite...
Bryan Fischer
7 months ago
New Orleans enters Thursday night's game following a crushing defeat at home. Victory seemed nearly secured following Drew Brees’ 32-yard touchdown pass to Brandin Cooks to tie the score with less than a minute and a half remaining....
John La Fleur
7 months ago
Carson Palmer
Arizona returns from a much-needed bye week, as the defending NFC West champions currently sit at 3-4-1 on the season. The Cardinals have been a roller-coaster ride of a team to watch as they have had flashes of brilliance along with some very...
Scott Whittum
7 months ago
Matt Ryan
It’s not how you start; it’s how you finish. The Atlanta Falcons, in their second year under head coach Dan Quinn have learned that the hard way. Last year, a surprise 6-3 start became a frustrating 8-8 ending. This team squandered a...
Tom Bowles
7 months ago
Drew Brees
The Saints (3-4) march into this contest, having won three of their last four games.  All four of those contests had close finishes. They have won or lost every game this season except for one by six points or fewer.   In contrast, the...
John La Fleur
7 months ago
Cam Newton
The Los Angeles Rams (3-4) return home to the Coliseum for the first time since Week 5 for a cross-divisional matchup against the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers. The Rams opened the season on a sour note with an embarrassing 28-0...
Rob McVey
7 months ago
Eli Manning
Week 9 of the regular season marks the NFL’s halfway point. The Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants will be playing the eighth game of their respective 16-game schedules this Sunday with both teams already having their bye. It feels a...
Tom Bowles
7 months ago
Jameis Winston
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-4) entered Week 8 riding a two-game winning streak, trailing Atlanta by just a half game in the NFC South. The Buccaneers were unable to capitalize, losing 30-24 in overtime to the Raiders at home.   Conversely...
Rob McVey
7 months ago
Jay Cutler
On paper, this looks like a Monday night mismatch. The Minnesota Vikings and the NFL’s best defense invade Soldier Field tied for the best record in the NFC. The host Chicago Bears are tied for the NFC’s worst record and are already...
John Gworek
7 months ago
It’s been a few weeks since a primetime matchup has truly deserved a lot of hype in the NFL but the upcoming “Sunday Night Football” game has changed that equation in a big way by pitting two of the biggest surprises in the NFC...
Bryan Fischer
7 months ago
Matt Ryan
The 4-3 Atlanta Falcons seemed to have everything going their way early in the season. They started out 4-1, had a pair of signature wins (vs. Carolina, at Denver) under their belt and were in complete control of the NFC South. Despite continued...
Rob McVey
7 months ago
Cam Newton
Two of the most disappointing teams in the NFL this season will square off on Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte as the Arizona Cardinals will take on the Carolina Panthers. This will be a rematch of the NFC Championship...
Scott Whittum
7 months ago
Russell Wilson
The NFC Championship Game has had at least one NFC West team in it for six straight seasons and many pundits expected that steak to continue this year given the strength of both the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks. Through the first third...
Bryan Fischer
8 months ago
Colin Kaepernick
When Dirk Koetter took over as head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers he talked about changing the culture within the organization. So far it has a been a bit of a challenge for Koetter to really get that rolling this season as the Buccaneers are...
Scott Whittum
8 months ago
Sam Bradford
Two months ago, Carson Wentz was sitting out the rest of the preseason with a fractured rib. The quarterback of the Eagles’ future could do nothing but watch and learn while the incumbent, Sam Bradford, fought to prove he was still the best...
Tom Bowles
8 months ago
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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 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
8 months ago

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