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Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots: What Are Experts Saying About Denver?

This Sunday, the Denver Broncos (6-1) are traveling to Foxborough, Massachusetts to take on quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots (6-2). The Broncos and Patriots have long been AFC rivals, and adding intrigue to this marquee...Show More Summary

Despite early turnovers, Saints 'play to win the game'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Once again, bad things were happening to the New Orleans Saints on the road Thursday night. An interception on the opening drive that bounced off the hands of receiver Kenny Stills and into the waiting arms of a defensive tackle. Show More Summary

NFL Week 9 Picks: Rounding Up Top Experts' Predictions

There's no shame in admitting that you need help. With the 2014 NFL season reaching the midway point, most of the teams have shown their hand, but a few remain wild cards. Most of the top sides have played to form, jumping to first or...Show More Summary

Raiders vs. Seahawks preview

The Seattle Seahawks return home this Sunday to CenturyLink Field to face a winless team in a game that should be an easy victory for the Seahawks. The Oakland Raiders are 0-7, just trying to find a way to get on the right track. The...Show More Summary

Darrelle Revis Once Again Making Dominance Look Easy

Darrelle Revis is once again challenging receivers at the line of scrimmage, playing with leverage and showing the closing speed that has him back in the mix as one of the top cornerbacks in the NFL. Today, let’s break down the tapeShow More Summary

Ravens vs. Steelers: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

Two teams vying for the cutthroat AFC North will go head-to-head on Sunday Night Football in Week 9 as the Baltimore Ravens visit the Pittsburgh Steelers. Both clubs enter the weekend 5-3 but technically behind the 4-2-1 Cincinnati Bengals, who are likely to add another win, as the Jacksonville Jaguars are visiting in Week 9. Show More Summary

It’s our 13th anniversary (almost)

OK, so PFT technically doesn’t become a teenager until midnight tonight, when Halloween yields to All Saints Day.  But since most of you will be:  (1) lethargic from all the candy you’ll be eating; (2) hungover from all the booze you’ll be drinking; or (3) both, we decided to give you a chance now to: …

Brady and Manning Still Pushing Each Other After All These Years

Last summer, before training camp, two of the greatest NFL competitors, two of the greatest to do what they do, combined their powers. It was like the Justice League partnering with the Avengers. Tom Brady and Peyton Manning on one team in a game of high-stakes golf, best ball format, against two dudes named Ed and Sam. Show More Summary

Cowboys Great Emmitt Smith Elaborates on His Message for DeMarco Murray

In a heartbreaking Monday night loss to the Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was a bright spot for a team that struggled on both sides of the ball. But Murray also fumbled for the fifth time this season,...Show More Summary

Eric Decker’s wife makes Twitter war worse, then retreats

We noted yesterday that new Jets wide receiver invited the wrath of Jets fans on Twitter when he made the mistake of asking for some honest feedback. Now, his wife has gone and made it worse. Via Seth Walder of the New York Daily News, country music singer Jesse James Decker took a poke at…

49ers getting away from printed tickets

Ticket stubs will soon be going the way of the dodo bird. According to Don Muret of SportsBusiness Daily, the 49ers will stop printing tickets to games in 2015. The decision flows from heavy adoption of the team’s mobile ticketing device.  The 49ers expect 30,000 fans to use mobile ticketing for Sunday’s game against the…

Nick Foles: I have to do a better job

People with realistic expectations for the 2014 season knew that Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was going to throw more interceptions this season. He threw picks on a minuscule 0.6 percent of his throws last season, a number that wasn’t going to be sustainable for another season. Even those who knew Foles would be throwing more…

Difference in schedules gives Panthers somewhat of a chance

The Saints took control of the NFC South race Thursday night. Such that a 4-4 team can be in control of anything. They’re now clear of the 3-5-1 Panthers after last night’s 28-10 win in Charlotte, but nothing is as it appears in the dirty south (The NSFW South?). The Saints have the edge now,…

Junior Galette: We didn’t listen to the white noise of criticism

Linebacker Junior Galette made one of the biggest plays of Thursday night’s Saints win when he hit Panthers quarterback Cam Newton from behind in the second quarter to force a fumble that New Orleans recovered on the doorstep of the end zone. They cashed in with the first points of the game a few plays…

DeAngelo Hall tears Achilles tendon, again

Washington cornerback DeAngelo Hall has torn his Achilles tendon.  Yes, he did it last month.  He also has now done it again. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Hall re-tore the tendon this week.  He’ll need to have a second surgery to repair it. The good news, if there is any, is that the second…

The Walking Dead: Fantasy Football's Top 8 Zombies of 2014

There is no better time to talk about zombies than on Halloween, and then there is no better time to talk about fantasy football zombies than halfway through the NFL season. There have been some players this year who have played like they have been in a trance. Show More Summary

LSU Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for the Month of November

The LSU Tigers have new life. Head coach Les Miles led his team to a 3-1 record in October. LSU is now 7-2 overall with an outside chance of making the College Football Playoff. The Tigers put themselves in an 0-2 hole in SEC play with an opening-month blowout loss in Auburn. Show More Summary

Saints blast NFL for short turnaround from SNF to TNF on road

Saints coach Sean Payton held his tongue all week. But after beating the Panthers on the road Thursday night (which followed beating the Packers Sunday night), Payton was finally ready to let the NFL know how he felt. “I just think it’s foolish,” Payton said, via Katherine Terrell of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. “I’ve got three guys…

Tony Jefferson cleared from concussion

When the week opened, the Cardinals were looking at potentially facing the Cowboys without two key members of their defensive backfield because of concussions. Now, though, they’ll almost certainly have both cornerback Patrick Peterson and safety Tony Jefferson in the lineup for their date with Dallas. Peterson was cleared to practice on Wednesday and got…

Cam Newton takes the blame for Panthers’ loss

Cam Newton had one of the worst games of his career on Thursday night, completing just 10 of his 28 passes, for 151 yards with an interception and a fumble. Afterward, he put the blame on his own shoulders. “I know I missed a lot of throws,” Newton said, “and I’m not blaming anybody but…

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