The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
The vocal, aggregate angst from Cowboys fans is quite understandable. While you would be right to direct your anger at some well-heeled Cowboys, Tony Romo isn’t one of them. In fact, he is the reason you really matter.
As a rookie, Morris Claiborne experienced plenty of growing pains but showed early signs of future potential. With a new defensive coordinator in Monte Kiffin bringing a new defensive style, Claiborne should become a real star in Dallas.
The Miami Dolphins could be the only legitimate challenger to New England’s AFC East dominance.
It was a big night for some football legends as they were inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The Hall of Fame Game is just days away, but the question remains whether Miami Dolphins wide receivers Brian Hartline and Mike Wallace will be ready to play.
The Miami Dolphins haven’t made the playoffs since 2008 and lost out on any state funding for stadium improvements, but the team is still pretty valuable.
The Miami Dolphins aren’t even finished with free agency and the draft is still a few weeks away, but we now know who the Fins will play during the 2013 preseason.