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  • Behind the numbers of the Redskins 17-6 loss to the Texans

    Behind the numbers of the Redskins 17-6 loss to the Texans

    An opening day loss to the Houston Texans is not something that the Washington Redskins were hoping for. Even if it had to happen, they were hoping to have put up more of a fight than they showed in their 17-6 defeat. This looks as if it could be a very long season, and that is especially true for...
  • A closer look at the Green Bay Packers loss to the Seattle Seahawks

    A closer look at the Green Bay Packers loss to the Seattle Seahawks

    The Green Bay Packers went toe-to-toe with the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks in CenturyLink Field for a little over a half. The Seahawks took the game over in the second half and pulled away for a 36-16 victory. The Packers got 189 passing yards and one touchdown from Aaron Rodgers...
  • Behind the numbers of the Saints 37-34 loss to the Falcons

    Behind the numbers of the Saints 37-34 loss to the Falcons

    The New Orleans Saints opened up the 2014 NFL regular season with the hope that they would take down their NFC South rival, the Atlanta Falcons. Unfortunately for the Who Dat Nation, the Saints lost 37-34 in overtime and the defense is the biggest reason for the defeat. At the end, it was a fumble...
  • Patriots blow early lead in loss to Dolphins

    Patriots blow early lead in loss to Dolphins

    The new NFL season didn't exactly start off as planned for the New England Patriots, who came into Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins looking rather sharp. The Patriots jumped out to a comfortable 20-10 lead at the half, but could not get anything going in the second half. Ultimately, the...
  • Bills give up early lead, come back to beat Bears 23-20 in overtime

    Bills give up early lead, come back to beat Bears 23-20 in overtime

    Expectations for the Buffalo Bills rose a little when some good offseason acquisitions and the drafting of rookie Sammy Watkins in the draft, but their first game was a big test with the Chicago Bears. On Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, both teams looked for a win, but it was the Bills that came out of the...
  • Texans defeat Redskins 17-6 as Washington offense can't get much going

    Texans defeat Redskins 17-6 as Washington offense can't get much going

    Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins have been met with a lot of flack for their poor play last year and in this year's preseason. On Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, the Redskins traveled to Reliant Stadium to face off with the Houston Texans in the season opener for both teams. The Skins were...
  • Jaguars lose huge lead in second half in 34-17 loss to Eagles

    Jaguars lose huge lead in second half in 34-17 loss to Eagles

    The Jacksonville Jaguars entered the 2014 NFL season with high hopes, but there are not a lot of others that had the same thoughts. On Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, the Jaguars traveled to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles in the season opener, and a much different Jacksonville team than expected came out...
  • Falcons come back to defeat Saints 37-34 in overtime

    Falcons come back to defeat Saints 37-34 in overtime

    The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons aren't strangers to one another, and this marked two years in a row that the NFC South rivals met in the first week of a new season. On Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, the two teams took to the field in the Georgia Dome in front of fans that were riled up and ready...
  • Buccaneers vs. Panthers preview

    Buccaneers vs. Panthers preview

    The NFL season kicked off on Thursday night, but today the real action begins. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Carolina Panthers today at 4:25 p.m. ET at Raymond James Stadium in what should be a competitive match-up. The last time these two teams faced each other, the Panthers were able to cruise...
  • Patriots vs. Dolphins preview and notes

    Patriots vs. Dolphins preview and notes

    After eight long months, the New England Patriots are finally back in action this afternoon against the Miami Dolphins in Miami. The games between the Patriots and Dolphins always seem to be competitive, and historically, the Patriots have struggled in Miami against the Dolphins. Both teams have...
  • Could Josh Beckett hang up his cleats for good?

    Could Josh Beckett hang up his cleats for good?

    Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett coming off a good 2014 season with a no-hitter, and later suffered a season ending injury is considering retirement during the upcoming off season. Beckett revealed that he will need season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum. He returned this spring after...
  • Vin Scully gets MLB's highest award

    Vin Scully gets MLB's highest award

    Los Angeles Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully received the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award from Major League Baseball (MLB) commissioner Bud Selig at Dodger Stadium. Selig presented Scully with the award while on his farewell tour as commissioner. Scully began announce Dodgers...
  • Minnesota Vikings Week 1 fantasy football preview

    Minnesota Vikings Week 1 fantasy football preview

    The Minnesota Vikings open the season against the St. Louis Rams. The Vikings are the underdog, but have a lot of weapons on offense. The strength of the Rams is their defense. If you have any Vikings players on your fantasy teams, here is your guide to what to expect from them this week. QB Matt...
  • Cam Newton believes he'll be 'ready to go' when Panthers open season Sunday

    Cam Newton believes he'll be 'ready to go' when Panthers open season Sunday

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton participated in a full practice for the first time in nearly two weeks on Friday, after fracturing his ribs in his team's third preseason game against the New England Patriots. Newton had been limited in almost everything he did since suffering the injury...
  • Dallas Cowboys would start Orlando Scandrick if suspension were lifted

    Dallas Cowboys would start Orlando Scandrick if suspension were lifted

    Most of the talk right now when it comes to the NFL and NFL Players Association’s revamping of the drug policy concerned two big names – Wes Welker and Josh Gordon. However, the Dallas Cowboys have someone suspended right now that has a stake in this as well with Orlando Scandrick. According to ESPN...
  • Houston Texans injury news: Garrett Graham to likely miss game

    Houston Texans injury news: Garrett Graham to likely miss game

    From the sound of it, the Houston Texans will open the 2014 NFL season without their starting tight end in the lineup. Garrett Graham, the five year veteran who inherited the job from former starter Owen Daniels, was injured in practice and is questionable for the game. Head coach Bill O’Brien said...
  • NFL week one picks for Sunday, Monday games

    NFL week one picks for Sunday, Monday games

    The first week of the 2014 NFL regular season has already begun with the world champion Seattle Seahawks demolishing the Green Bay Packers on Thursday evening. The first Sunday and Monday are still to come though, and that's what so many are looking forward to. They want to see their teams play and...
  • De'Anthony Thomas likely a no-go for Chiefs opener on Sunday

    De'Anthony Thomas likely a no-go for Chiefs opener on Sunday

    Explosive rookie running back De'Anthony Thomas missed practice again on Friday, making him likely to not play at all when the Kansas City Chiefs open the 2014 NFL season, Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium against the Tennessee Titans. Thomas, who was selected in the fourth round (No. 12...
  • NFL fantasy update week one: Stills out for Saints, Shorts out for Jaguars

    NFL fantasy update week one: Stills out for Saints, Shorts out for Jaguars

    With less than a day until the opening Sunday, fantasy football team owners are still trying to tweak their rosters to make them as effective as possible. Now, they've got to watch the injury news because players are already starting to be held out, and that includes two big-time wide receivers that...
  • New Orleans Saints' emergency quarterback is a bit of a surprise

    New Orleans Saints' emergency quarterback is a bit of a surprise

    In the Big Easy, it's no surprise that Drew Brees is the starting quarterback and will be for a few more years to come. The backup job is what's usually in question and this year, it belongs to Josh McCown. Heaven forbid the New Orleans Saints should ever lose both QBs as there isn't another on the...
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