NFC Articles

Matt Ryan
The last time the Atlanta Falcons hosted the Green Bay Packers, it was for an NFC championship in the final game to ever be played in the Georgia Dome. The Falcons scored a dominant 44-21 victory in that matchup, earning a trip to Super Bowl LI...
Rob McVey
11 months ago
Pete Carroll
Feelings of excitement, anxiety, and a sense of urgency abound for the Seattle Seahawks and their fans as they head into the home opener against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday. Both of these teams lost their opening games to...
Scott Whittum
11 months ago
Sean McVay
Week 2 of the NFL season brings us a contest that reunites Sean McVay with the team he used to coordinate in the Washington Redskins. McVay rose up the coaching ranks with the Skins starting out as the assistant tight ends coach before...
Matt Josephs
11 months ago
New Orleans enters the season looking to end a streak of three straight 7-9 finishes when the Saints travel to Minnesota to take on the Vikings in the first game of a “Monday Night Football” doubleheader to cap off Week 1. New Orleans...
John La Fleur
11 months ago
Russell Wilson
Lambeau Field will be at a fever pitch on Sunday afternoon as the Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers will open the 2017 NFL season against each other. These two teams look to be serious contenders meet in the NFC Championship Game if they can...
Scott Whittum
11 months ago
Dak Prescott
The NFL season hasn’t officially started but for the Dallas Cowboys, it’s like they’re already 1-0. Friday’s decision to grant prized running back Ezekiel Elliott a temporary court injunction virtually ensures he’ll...
Tom Bowles
11 months ago
After a poor 2016 campaign, the Carolina Panthers fly west to take on the new-look San Francisco 49ers. There's a much different feeling to this Week 1 matchup than last year. Carolina lost a tough one to Denver to open up the year and...
Matt Josephs
11 months ago
Russell Wilson
The divide between the NFC West's top two teams (Cardinals and Seahawks) and the bottom two teams (49ers and Rams) isn't expected to change very much this season. The 49ers and Rams are in the middle of rebuilding projects and don't...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jared Goff
A week before the Rams won their only Super Bowl in 1999, Sean McVay celebrated his 13th birthday. Now, 18 years later — and after an ugly half-decade under coach Jeff Fisher — the keys to the franchise have been turned over to McVay...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Carson Wentz
If the Eagles’ moves ahead of the 2017 season tell us anything, it’s that the protection of a franchise quarterback is paramount to management, coaches and just about everybody else in the city. Despite sizable holes on the defensive...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Carolina Panthers
The NFC South is one of the best divisions in football, but that doesn't mean there arent some questions surrounding the top teams. While the Falcons are predicted to win the division, the Panthers, Buccaneers and Saints all have their own...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy
The Green Bay Packers may be as close to a lock at winning the NFC North as you can get, as long as Aaron Rodgers is able to stay healthy. The Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings have both made improvements to their roster from last season, and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Dak Prescott
There doesn't appear to be a clear favorite to win the NFC East, at least not yet. Each team has a few questions surrounding them, and whether or not an answer is found could end up in any of the four teams winning.   The Cowboys...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Julio Jones
What if you had told quarterback Matt Ryan, head coach Dan Quinn and owner Arthur Blank that the second year of Atlanta’s Seattle-inspired “Brotherhood” rebuild would net an MVP award for Ryan, record-setting stats for Kyle...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Atlanta Falcons Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Atlanta Falcons fans with the 2017 season closing in? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or crazy fantasy football team names to match your favorite team...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Arizona Cardinals Fantasy Football Team Names
What are the best fantasy football team names for Arizona Cardinals fans with the 2017 season closing in? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Luke Kuechly
Their climb was rapid. Their fall was even steeper.   Now, the Carolina Panthers find themselves at the base of the NFL mountain once again, trying to secure a foothold with a “Greatest Hits” mix of old and new players....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Pete Carroll
The Seahawks’ big push in the offseason was the acquisition of three veteran players to shore up a position area in need of help — just don’t ask whether any of these guys can run block or pass protect. While the linebacker...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
NaVorro Bowman
Another year, another head coach for the San Francisco 49ers. After pushing Jim Harbaugh out the door after the 2014 season in a messy breakup, the 49ers turned to Jim Tomsula in 2015, Chip Kelly in ’16 and now Kyle Shanahan, who spent the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Sean Payton
The 2017 season will be Sean Payton's 12th as the head coach of the New Orleans Saints. Should his tenure extend beyond this season? The Court of Public Opinion, where everyone has his or her own views along with his or her own facts, will...
John La Fleur
1 year ago
Mark Ingram
This feels like a watershed season for the Saints — and perhaps the storied Sean Payton-Drew Brees tenure. After three consecutive 7-9 campaigns, players and coaches are motivated to return to the playoffs. The Saints privately believe they...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Mike Evans
The Bucs will face a murderers’ row of quarterbacks this season: Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Eli Manning in addition to NFC South gunslingers Drew Brees, Cam Newton and Matt Ryan.   Some may believe that that’s what gave the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Stefon Diggs
For the first time since 2006, the Vikings head into a season without Adrian Peterson as the face of their franchise and the engine that drives their offense. Considering that Peterson is 32 and averaged 1.9 yards per carry while missing 13 games...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jordy Nelson
In the wake of a 44-21 blowout loss to Atlanta in the NFC Championship Game — the second time in three years his team had come up one game shy of a return trip to the Super Bowl — Aaron Rodgers issued a not-so-subtle public plea....
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Ameer Abdullah
There were wholesale changes, followed by incremental progress. The hope for the Detroit Lions is that a new regime led by general manager Bob Quinn will continue where it left off in 2016. The Lions returned to the playoffs, got significant...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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