Joe Ostrowski has the breakdown on money from sharps, his survivor picks and more.
Peterson will play Sunday against the Saints, the Vikings said.
Don’t get cute with lineup decisions early in the year; let the trends evolve.
How, again, are you only suspended two games for hitting a woman?
Vegas likes what the Bears have done since mid-March.
You have to love Martellus Bennett for speaking his mind.
Even an average defense would do wonders for the Bears, but it will take more to compete for the big prize.
NFL doctors need to have their heads examined.
A last-second field goal by Shayne Graham brought an end to the first season of the Chip Kelly era as the Saints left Philadelphia with a 26-24 victory in the NFC Wild Card playoff. The time for season-long evaluations will come over the coming week, but for now let’s take a quick look at how the Eagles performed in this game.
Shayne Graham, signed by the Saints just over two weeks ago, kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play Saturday night to give New Orleans its first road playoff victory, 26-24 over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Drew Brees can be patient behind a steady offensive line. The Eagles struggled to bring a pass rush on Kyle Orton many times on Sunday night, so look for the defensive line to try and correct that this week against New Orleans. Easier said than done of course.
Drew Brees will be much more successful against the Eagles defense than back-up Kyle Orton was in the final game of the regular season. But, if the Eagles can knock Brees off his game, then the Saints could quickly run out of options to try and keep up wit the Eagles offense.
It’s Alshon, and Jeffery. Not that hard, really.
Let’s pop open that “toolbox of concepts” you describe, and pull out the magic wrench that tightens this thing up.
Week 5 of the NFL season is upon us and The McNeil and Spiegel Show has their weekly confidence picks ready to go!
That sour taste is back. The Bears just refluxed.
15 – Colts over Jags
14 – Broncos over Eagles
13 – Ravens over Bills
12 – Redskins over Raiders
11 – Saints over Dolphins
This week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.
Here’s an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries…
Teams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.