The Miami Dolphins haven’t been able to come through late in recent close losses, which certainly increases their desire to start fast against the lowly New York Jets.
The Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving before 24 of the current NFL franchises even existed. The Lions’ first owner scheduled the inaugural game in 1934 to try and generate interest in the team.
The Denver Broncos’ situation isn’t dire, but it is mostly unfamiliar to them since the arrival of Peyton Manning.
The two-time Super Bowl champion has had a lot of success as a Giant but let’s look at his five worst performances, one of them which came today against the 49ers.
When Florida State and Miami meet this weekend, their game will feature the current Atlantic Coast Conference leader in touchdown passes, yards per attempt, yards per completion and quarterback rating.
Jameis Winston also will be there.
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has turned the ball over at the worst rate of his collegiate career during his last three games. The Heisman winner threw two more interceptions during the 34-20 win against Virginia on Saturday and now has six in the last three games.
It’s understandable Philip Rivers can’t remember the San Diego Chargers’ last win in Miami, since he was three weeks old at the time.
Even though the banged-up San Diego Chargers are facing some adversity following back-to-back losses, linebacker Dwight Freeney believes they need to focus on the big picture.
The Saints and Panthers are both 3-4 and yet tied atop the NFC South. New Orleans has an extremely quick turnaround after playing on Sunday night.
Defensive end Dion Jordan is set to make his season debut Sunday for the Miami Dolphins after sitting out the first six games without pay for twice violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.