Quarterback Matthew Stafford. Defensive end Ezekiel Ansah. Punt returner Jamal Agnew. Take your pick. All three of those players were sensational on a Monday Night Football road win against the New York Giants. The Detroit Lions are now 2-0, the Giants 0-2. Show More Summary
The Indianapolis Colts are in no way, shape or form a good football team. They are shallow at almost every position and the team is full of young, inexperienced players trying to find their way. This still is not the main reason the Colts are not a good team. Show More Summary
The Chiefs will be without their starting center for a little while, but he’ll avoid a trip to the operating room. Mitch Morse had to leave Sunday’s game against the Eagles due to a foot injury that was diagnosed as a sprain. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Morse will not need to have [more]
L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti said that embracing just one NFL team -- the Rams -- might have been better for the city.
The Chargers’ return to L.A. isn’t going well, in more than a few ways. Here’s a gaffe noted by Bob Ley of ESPN, via SportsBusiness Daily: The official program at the first regular-season game in L.A. for the Chargers since 1960 pointed out that team Vice Chair Michael Spanos is “working on an ongoing effort to [more]
The Los Angeles Chargers have left San Diego behind, but San Diego most certainly hasn’t forgotten them. In a display of beautiful pettiness, one San Diego restaurant is giving away free tacos every time the Chargers lose … as they did, Sunday, in an ugly collapse before a good half-dozen Chargers fans in Carson. Show More Summary
NFL TV ratings are down, and NFL touchdowns are down, and those two things are probably related. Fans like to watch teams score touchdowns, and there just haven’t been enough of them so far this season. NFL teams are averaging 2.1 touchdowns per game so far this season, compared to 2.6 touchdowns per game in [more]
Browns rookie DeShone Kizer missed a portion of Sunday’s loss to the Ravens while being treated for a migraine headache that came on during the first quarter of the game. Kizer said he started noticing visual issues a few plays before forgetting to put a man in motion on a play that ended with an [more]
Wrong Brandon Marshall, everyone.
At a time when the Packers are looking for reliable receiving targets, one of the ones they thought they could count on has been less than reliable. Veteran tight end Martellus Bennett is off to a slow start to his Packers career, and they could use him since it seems all their receivers are hurt [more]
A report on Monday indicated Falcons pass rusher Vic Beasley will miss about a month after hurting his hamstring in Sunday night’s win over the Packers, but coach Dan Quinn didn’t go that far while discussing Beasley’s condition. Quinn confirmed that Beasley won’t play against the Lions this week and that was enough to lead [more]
The Chargers’ first two games have ended in similar fashion. An attempt to tie the Broncos in the opener fizzled when Younghoe Koo had a 44-yard field goal try blocked and an attempt to beat the Dolphins Sunday went up in smoke when Koo missed from 44 yards. It was the second miss of the [more]
Trevor Siemian and Co. are looking Super once again after thrashing Cowboys in Week 2.
In their never-ending quest to fix one of the league’s worst defenses, the Saints are taking a look at a veteran pass-rusher today. According to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network, the Saints are working out linebacker Lamarr Houston. Houston was released with an injury settlement by the Bears this summer, and was expected to [more]
The Bills lost in Week Two, but they can build off their defensive effort. A call for the Dolphins to come to a quick resolution regarding LB Lawrence Timmons. WR Phillip Dorsett hopes he feels well enough to return to the Patriots lineup this week. When is it time to seriously contemplate a winless season [more]
With one shoe already falling in Cincinnati, the backup shoe is trying to stop the avalanche of criticism. Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron rode to the defense of starter Andy Dalton, and said there’s no sense in the constant chatter about a change at the position. The Bengals have already fired their offensive coordinator after two [more]
Week Two officially is over, and more than 25 percent of the NFL has fallen to an 0-2 start. Since, on average, one of every eight 0-2 teams makes it to the playoffs, one of these sad sacks will scratch and claw its was to an inevitable wild-card or divisional road loss. So who will [more]
The 49ers had safety Eric Reid listed as a non-participant on their injury report from an imaginary practice on Monday and Reid will remain out when they play an actual game on Thursday. Reid hurt his knee during Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks and coach Kyle Shanahan said on Monday that Reid will not recover [more]
Breaking news: The Cleveland Browns are actually favored to win a game. The Browns opened as a 2.5-point favorite over the Colts on Sunday at Indianapolis. That marks the first time the Browns have been favored since Week 14 of 2015, when they were two-point favorites over the 49ers. The Browns haven’t been road favorites [more]
The Giants’ decision to stand pat on the offensive line this offseason was questioned by many outside observers and the reason why was on display against the Lions on Monday night. Pass rushers flowed through the Giants line without much resistance, leading to five sacks and a dysfunctional offense that has given the team little [more]