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17 hrs ago | Behind The Steel Curtain
Once a top-heavy league, the NFL has never been more wide open. Is this good or bad for the league? Dallas already had pieced together back-to-back Super Bowl victories in the 90's, and a third title in four years would put them in rarified air.
21 hrs ago | Pride of Detroit
In Week 2, the Detroit Lions ' future opponents combined to go 7-7. Here's a look at how each team performed: After shockingly falling behind 21-3 early in this game, the Packers put together an impressive rally.
Yesterday | Acme Packing Company
During the NFL season, Tuesday morning becomes POWER RANKINGS DAY. Every publication worth a damn release their weekly reordering of the best teams in professional football.
Yesterday | BearGoggleson
Sep 14, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson celebrates with teammates after catching an 80-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter against the New York Jets at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports The Bears picked up a much-needed, bounce-back win against the 49ers on Sunday night and they did so in surprising fashion.
Yesterday | SidelionReport
Nov 28, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh sacks Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn in the end zone for a safety during the third quarter during a NFL football game on Thanksgiving at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Lions return from a disappointing road trip to take on the Carolina Panthers with a big NFC North matchup with the Green Bay Packers looming.
Coach Mike McCarthy and defensive coordinator Dom Capers believe the Green Bay Packers defense is headed in the right direction, and not just because there was no other way to go after its struggles against the defending Super Bowl champions in the season opener. The unit gave up 398 yards - including 207 on the ground - to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL kickoff game, then helped put the Packers in an 18-point hole in Sunday's 31-24 come-from-behind victory over the New York Jets at Lambeau Field by surrendering touchdowns on the first three series.
The league run by Goodell is out of control. Peterson deserves his day in court to determine whether he's going to jail for hitting his 4-year old son repeatedly in May with the branch of a tree as a barbaric means of discipline, but Goodell does not have to wait Roger Goodell can discipline Adrian Peterson immediately and restore order to a league that seems to have gotten out of control.
When the new NFL season starts every year, fans still harbor preconceived notions about teams from the season before. Some of those are reaffirmed on opening day, usually the ones you have about the Oakland Raiders.
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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.
Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell spoke with reporters for a few minutes, analyzing just what went wrong in the first loss of his regime. And don't even get him started on the deal at placekicker, where Nate Freese missed both attempts in a 24-7 loss Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.
Minnesota's first outdoor home opener in 33 years was staged on a spectacularly sunny afternoon. The crowd was fired up for a premier opponent, New England.
If the Chicago Bears are to continue to be competitive in the pass-happy NFC North, the team may have to do so without safety Chris Conte , who left the team's Sunday night Week 2 clash against San Francisco with a shoulder injury. The team's Twitter account revealed the news after Conte came down hard on the ground in the second half: Chris Conte back in the locker room with a shoulder injury.
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.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A few thoughts on the Green Bay Packers ' 31-24 win over the New York Jets on Sunday at Lambeau Field: What it means : At this point, all we can say for sure is the Packers avoided what would have been a disastrous start to the season.
The Detroit Lions ventured on the road for the first time, heading to Charlotte and to the host Carolina Panthers. Detroit started out setting the world on fire offensively, moving the ball with relative ease.
Panthers roll over Lions fueled by Cam Newton's return Cam Newton answered any question about how effective he'd be making his 2014 debut. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tSwnO9 Sep 14, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton runs the ball while Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh pursues from behind during the first quarter at Bank of America Stadium.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:28 pm
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