It has been a magical year for rookies across the NFL, specifically on the offensive side of the ball. With all the love for Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin, III though, there is just as beastly of offensive rookie that it’s time we start recognizing.
Peyton Manning’s performance has placed him right in the middle of the conversation for NFL Most Valuable Player Award honors.
It’s safe to say Sunday was a special day for the Colts entire organization.
This is a perfect “cold iron” situation for teams that start the likes of Jay Cutler, Matt Schaub, Alex Smith, and Joe Flacco.
According to Dick’s Sporting Goods “Jersey Report,” Jay Cutler’s jersey has fallen from the eight overall best-selling jersey to 10th.
While the Bears 41-21 win over the Colts looked good, one NFL expert cautioned fans not to project too far into the future based on one win.
A 41-21 opening win is in the books, and nothing happened to derail the story going in — that Cutler with new weapons and new coaches could carry an aging defense to great places.
Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall weren’t about to let Andrew Luck upstage them in their first game back together. Cutler threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, Marshall added 119 yards receiving with a TD, and the Chicago Bears spoiled Luck’s debut, beating the Indianapolis Colts 41-21 Sunday in the season opener.
Check out Jeff Joniak’s “Keys to the Game” for the Bears matchup against the Colts on Sunday at Soldier Field.
Bears radio analyst Tom Thayer thinks that once the ball kicks off at Soldier Field, fans will see a new McClellin.
New Bears general manager Phil Emery spent the offseason getting Jay Cutler more weapons. Now that he has them, it’s up to the rest of the league to stop them.
Since 1998, three NFL franchises have had the top overall pick twice: Cleveland, Houston, and Indianapolis.
The key to winning a championship, or at least putting yourself in position to make a run in the playoffs, rests on the shoulders of your second running back, third wide receiver and backup quarterback.
A lot is expected of a top-10 draft pick, no matter their position. See who will do what once the season kicks off.
Rookie quarterbacks have been on notice for years.
Finding rookie talent is more essential in the NFL than it is in any of the other major pro sports.
Andrew Luck most certainly left his mark on the Stanford football program.
General manager Ryan Grigson decided there was no reason to delay the inevitable: Luck will become the successor to Peyton Manning as Indianapolis’ quarterback and the new face of the franchise.
A person with direct knowledge of the situation says the Indianapolis Colts are taking Stanford quarterback Andrew with the No. 1 pick in next week’s NFL draft.
Teams that love to spout that they will be looking for the best available athlete on Draft Day are just filling your ears with soupy oatmeal.