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3 hrs ago | BleacherReport
Two weeks into the season, in sole possession of the NFC East lead after Monday night's comeback win over the Indianapolis Colts , the Philadelphia Eagles have a clear path carved out to a NFC East title. In addition to being the most complete team in their division in their own right, a series of unfortunate events has befallen the Eagles' divisional opponents.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Fans often make the backup quarterback the most popular player on a team - until he has to play. Then they see the warts and wobbly passes and wonky decisions that made him a backup in the first place.
The 'Comeback Cardinals' find themselves alone in first place in the NFC West heading into an important game at home against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Backup Drew Stanton filled in admirably in the Cardinals' 25-14 road victory over the New York Giants on Sunday, the second game in a row that Arizona won with a fourth-quarter comeback.
Gruden: RG3's ankle not fractured; could return this season And that means he may still return to field at some point this season. Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://usat.ly/1s3Fq2z ASHBURN, Va.
Relatively positive news is expected from the Washington Redskins on Monday, with quarterback Robert Griffin III likely to return this season from a dislocated ankle. Griffin underwent tests and a full medical evaluation for what coach Jay Gruden and the Redskins feared could be a season-ending injury.
DeMarco Murray reversed field and sprinted around right end for the first down, sliding just before the sideline with the Cowboys running out the clock during their win at Tennessee. The play in the fourth quarter Sunday said a lot about Murray and the Cowboys' sudden fascination with the running game.
Four games, all different, and the result: a four-way tie for first place in the division with everyone at 1-1. It was a crazy Sunday in the NFC North, from the 1 p.m. starts for the Lions and Vikings, to the Packers' late-afternoon game, and finally the Bears putting a cap on the day with a road game against the 49ers that ended a dozen minutes before midnight, Detroit time.
Antonio Gates led the way for the Chargers with three touchdowns, while Philip Rivers completed 28-of-37 passes for 284 yards. Nick Novak had kicked the Chargers into the lead with a 50-yard field goal before Seattle responded through a 51-yard touchdown run from Percy Harvin.
Turnovers and penalties doomed the 49ers' not-so-grand opening of Levi's Stadium on Sunday night, a 28-20 loss to the Chicago Bears before a debut crowd of 70,799. The 49ers at one point led 17-0, and they eventually blew a 20-7 lead in the fourth quarter.
Colin Kaepernick has delivered two drastically different performances in prime time against the Chicago Bears, from that sensational first career start two years ago at Candlestick Park to the complete debacle in his Levi's Stadium debut. Kaepernick threw two of his three interceptions in the fourth quarter and also lost a fumble, watching Jay Cutler rally the Bears from a late double-digit deficit to a stunning 28-20 win to spoil the first regular-season game in the 49ers' new $1.2 billion stadium.
Sep 14, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants safety Quintin Demps fumbles the ball after being hit by Arizona Cardinals linebacker Kenny Demens on a kickoff return during the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports It is just two weeks.
Randall Cobb had two touchdowns and a two-point conversion on Sunday as the Green Bay Packers came from behind to best the New York Jets, 31-24, in Week Two NFL action on Sunday at Lambeau Field. Coming off a still-stinging loss to Seattle, the New York Jets came by to visit the not-yet-frozen tundra for a late Sunday afternoon game in the NFL Week Two.
Philadelphia closer Jonathan Papelbon made a lewd gesture to fans and was ejected after giving up four runs in the ninth inning during the Phillies' 5-4 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday. Papelbon grabbed his crotch as he walked to the dugout and was ejected by crew chief Joe West.
Cahrlotte Panthers quarterback Cam Newton reacts after throwing a touchdown in the third quarter against the Detroit Lions during the game at Bank of America Stadium. The Carolina Panthers were without their best pass-rusher Sunday after deactivating Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy 90 minutes before kickoff.
The Philadelphia Eagles are one of four teams missing in action on Sept. 14. Of course, that is because the Eagles are in wait for Monday Night Football on Sept.
Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall walks on the sidelines during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in Chicago.
Linebackers Chad Brown and Winston Moss lead the defensive effort against the Jim Harbaugh-led Colts, while Warren Moon passes for one touchdown and runs for another. 2003 - In the Seahawks' first shutout since 1998, rookie safety Ken Hamlin has a hand in four of the team's six takeaways - including a forced fumble on the first play of the game and an interception at the Seattle 8-yard line with four seconds remaining - in a 38-0 victory over the Cardinals in Arizona.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:29 am
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