Green Bay Packers
Two of the NFL’s most decorated franchises will meet this Sunday when the Packers and 49ers meet in a NFC Wild Card matchup. The winner will move on in the playoffs, while the loser will face a disappointing end to a season that started with much higher aspirations.
Despite their dearth of recent success, all eyes will be on the Cowboys. For the karma and the drama, for better or worse, they are America’s team. Mostly for worse. Just watch on Sunday.
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.
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather developed his hard-hitting reputation while at the University of Miami. But, his hard hits are coming with a price and he has a new target in mind: opponents’ anterior cruciate ligaments.
With fantasy drafts now in full swing, would-be owners are scrambling to unlock the secrets of this year’s draft. To that end, let’s take a closer look at who might be the best QB option this year in fantasy: Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees.
The Green Bay Packers drafted Alabama running back Eddie Lacy in the second round of the draft in April to fix its problematic running game. The Packers have been in the top half of the NFL in rushing just once in Mike McCarthy’s seven years as head coach. Lacy, a big and powerful back, aims to fix that.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are down a quarterback for the rest of the off-season.
One of the bigger names in the free agent wide receiver class, Greg Jennings, is now openly saying he would play for the Miami Dolphins.
Our long national sports nightmare of NFL replacement officials may be coming to an end as early as this weekend, according to ESPN.com.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has repeatedly in the past talked about protecting the shield, referencing the NFL and its. But the owners decision to lock out the referees has spawned disaster and now the NFL Players Association is telling its members the new refs are a danger to their health.