NFC Articles

Teddy Bridgewater
The Minnesota Vikings (8-3) look to prove their legitimacy as a contender in the NFC when they host the reigning conference champion Seattle Seahawks (6-5) on Sunday. The Vikings have won six of their last seven games including a 20-10 win at...
Jason Hall
2 years ago
Arizona sure didn’t gain any style points in last week’s 19-13 victory over San Francisco, but the Cardinals did make it five in a row and were able to keep a three-game cushion over Seattle in the NFC West, while still holding onto a...
Michael Bradley
2 years ago
The Detroit Lions (4-7) come into Thursday’s matchup with the Green Bay Packers (7-4) playing their best stretch of football all season long after winning each of the last three contests. On Thanksgiving, the Lions carved up the Eagles'...
Mike Bainbridge
2 years ago
Three short weeks ago, it appeared as if Green Bay was headed for a Super Bowl collision with New England. The mighty Packers were stout on defense and were receiving tremendous performances from QB Aaron Rodgers. Sunday, the Pack staggers into...
Michael Bradley
2 years ago
Bruce Arians
A critical battle within the NFC West is on tap for NBC's "Sunday Night Football" this week, as the Seattle Seahawks will look to close the gap on the Arizona Cardinals at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Both...
Scott Whittum
2 years ago
Jameis Winston
There is one inevitable truth that will take place on Sunday. Either Dallas or Tampa Bay will take a serious hit to their respective playoff chances.  The Dallas Cowboys enter Sunday's game riding a six-game, Tony Romo-less...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
2 years ago
Jerry Jones
Sunday night's game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys is a must-win... for both teams. Dallas limps into this important NFC East contest on a five-game losing streak. The Cowboys are drowning in a big way, and...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
2 years ago
The New York Giants sit atop the NFC East, but still enter a must-win situation as they prepare to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The road going forward is a challenging one and getting things back on the winning track after a tough loss to the...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
2 years ago
Todd Gurley
Don't look now but the St. Louis Rams (4-3) are in second place in the NFC West. The Rams have won three of their last four games and are 3-0 against division opponents. Minnesota (5-2) also is in second place in the NFC North. The Vikings...
Jason Hall
2 years ago
As few as three weeks ago, it would have been impossible for fans to imagine Green Bay’s visit to Charlotte as a must-win for the Packers. Aaron Rodgers and his mates looked to be the presumptive NFC Super Bowl representative, and while the...
Michael Bradley
2 years ago
Dez Bryant
The good news is that Dez Bryant will return this week for the Dallas Cowboys. The bad news is it's against a hostile, desperate Seattle Seahawks team that badly needs a win. The Dallas Cowboys (2-4) are sliding right now and need a bolt...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
2 years ago
The Giants hold a one-game lead over Philadelphia and Washington for first place in the NFC East. Considering how tight the division race is, this game carries a lot of weight for New York. Despite playing an opponent outside of the division,...
John La Fleur
2 years ago
There aren’t too many people interested in looking back at Philadelphia’s 45-21 rout of the Panthers last season. It’s easy to imagine why Carolina doesn’t want any part of it, but the Eagles’ refusal to pay...
Michael Bradley
2 years ago
Tom Coughlin
The New York Giants (3-3) have been in a foul mood since the opening game of the 2015 season. That was when they gave up a fourth quarter TD in the final 1:34 to open the season at 0-1 against division rival and hated foe the Dallas...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
2 years ago
Matthew Stafford
The Minnesota Vikings (3-2) and Detroit Lions (1-5) will close their season series on Sunday in Detroit with both teams looking to build off of key victories last week. In the first meeting, the Minnesota defense was the story, harassing...
Mike Bainbridge
2 years ago
Russell Wilson
Normally, when you have a pair of 2-4 teams battling on "Thursday Night Football" it would have the makings of a pillow fight that would no one nationwide would tune into watch. But when the 2-4 teams are the Seattle Seahawks and San...
Scott Whittum
2 years ago
Eli Manning
Three weeks ago, it appeared as if New York and Philadelphia were headed in an inexorable direction to the bottom of the NFC East. Now, the two meet Monday night with the Giants hoping to gain control on the division, and the Eagles in search of...
Michael Bradley
2 years ago
Pete Carroll
With their backs against the wall the Seattle Seahawks head into a Week 6 showdown with the Carolina Panthers with their season on the line Sunday afternoon at CenturyLink Field. Seattle as a whole has a had a nice run of success recently against...
Scott Whittum
2 years ago
Jay Cutler
The Chicago Bears (2-3) roll into Detroit Sunday on the high of a two-game win streak that has included two late comeback victories against the Chiefs and Raiders. Meanwhile, the Lions (0-5) are reeling after a blowout loss last week to the...
Mike Bainbridge
2 years ago
Devonta Freeman
Both teams have little time to prepare for this Thursday night game after playing on Sunday afternoon.  This is the first game within the NFC South for the Falcons. This is the Saints' third. The Falcons hold an advantage of 49-43 in...
John La Fleur
2 years ago
The New York Giants (2-2) are now headed in the right direction, tied for the lead in the NFC East. The San Francisco 49ers (1-3) are headed nowhere fast, sitting at the bottom of what is arguably the best division in the NFC, and desperately...
Lloyd H. Spence Jr.
2 years ago
Patrick Peterson
The Arizona Cardinals enter Sunday's game atop the NFC West standings. But the Cardinals suffered their first loss last week during a 24-22 upset by the St. Louis Rams. Arizona's late-game rally fell short as St. Louis managed to gain...
Jason Hall
2 years ago
Jeff Fisher
Last week, St. Louis knocked off one undefeated team. Sunday, the Rams will take aim at another. A trip to 4-0 Green Bay isn’t generally anybody’s preferred destination, but after last week’s win in Arizona against the previously-...
Michael Bradley
2 years ago
Julio Jones
It was widely assumed before the start of the season that the Washington Redskins would be one of the worst teams, if not the worst team, in the NFL in 2015. Currently, Washington sits atop the NFC East in a three way tie with the Giants and...
Rob McVey
2 years ago
Mark Ingram
New Orleans may not make the playoffs this year, especially since the Saints are three games behind Carolina and Atlanta in the suddenly strong NFC South, but if they do somehow sneak into the postseason, Drew Brees’s 80-yard TD pass to C.J....
Michael Bradley
2 years ago

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