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.
The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.
Heading into Week 12, 23 teams are either in or within one game of a playoff bid. A marquee matchup between two old foes is rekindled on Sunday night.
Ten weeks in the books and 23 teams remain in or within one-and-a-half games of a playoff bid. Week 11 is highlighted by two marquee, prime time matchups.
Disgraced former Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd made a startling confession in this week’s issue of SI’s MMQB.
Nine weeks into the season, there have been several notable turnarounds.
The Bears have signed former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff to a one-year deal.
Only one game on the Week 9 docket features two teams with winning records, the Monday night matchup between the Bears and Packers.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
When deciding between two players week in and week out, you should take many things into account, but the decisive factor should most always be match-up.
And then there was one. With the Broncos falling to the Colts, only the Chiefs remain unbeaten.
The vocal, aggregate angst from Cowboys fans is quite understandable. While you would be right to direct your anger at some well-heeled Cowboys, Tony Romo isn’t one of them. In fact, he is the reason you really matter.
The Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins will travel to London next year to take part in the NFL International Series.
Here’s my take on how Week 7 plays out.
Here’s Durkin’s take on how Week 6 will play out.
After four weeks, five unbeaten teams remain. Here’s Durkin’s take on how Week 5 plays out.
After a wild Week 3, seven undefeated teams remain.
The league-wide air raid continues. There have been 23 individual 300-yard performances through two weeks, tying an NFL record.
Flying pig skins filled the air in the opening weekend of NFL action. A record-setting 63 touchdown passes were thrown in Week 1. Here’s my take on how Week 2 will play out.
It’s here. It’s finally here. The NFL is back!