Category: NFL


Why the NFL Has Captivated America

The original game of football looked nothing like what it does today. From its early beginnings in the 1800s until now, the game has changed dramatically and it has become the most popular sport in America.   Early Beginnings Before 1869, there were a few football-like games being played. Most were similar to rugby but […]

 

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The Early Favorite to Win Super Bowl LIII

After a tough 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII, the New England Patriots’ dynasty might appear as if it is coming apart. Not exactly. Even at 40 years of age, quarterback Tom Brady had one of the better seasons in his career capped off by a record-setting performance, 505 passing yards, […]

 

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Eagles Win Record-Setting Super Bowl LII

Despite a Super Bowl record 505 passing yards by Tom Brady, the New England Patriots could not overcome a late Nick Foles-to-Zach Ertz five-yard touchdown pass as the Philadelphia Eagles won their first Super Bowl title, 41-33, on Sunday night.   Brady was not the only record-setter as Foles, who replaced Eagles starter Carson Wentz […]

 

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Patriots Comeback, Eagles Pull Upset to Set Stage for Super Bowl LII

Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles played about as good a first half as an NFL playoff quarterback can play. His Jaguars further increased their halftime lead to 20-10 early in the fourth quarter behind two field goals from Josh Lambo. Then, Sunday’s AFC championship game took a different turn.   It was the kind of turn […]

 

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AFC, NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES SET AFTER WILD DIVISIONAL ROUND

And then there were four. A wild weekend in the NFL playoffs leaves Minnesota and Philadelphia in the NFC and Jacksonville and New England in the AFC. The Vikings will face the Eagles in Philadelphia and the Jaguars travel to Foxboro to take on the Patriots next weekend for a chance to play in Super […]

 

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Wild Card Weekend Likely Spells the End of Era for two NFL QBs

After Tennessee’s upset of Kansas City on Saturday and Jacksonville’s unappealing 10-3 victory over Buffalo on Sunday, it is likely the end of the road for both Alex Smith of the Chiefs and Tyrod Taylor of the Bills. The Chiefs, in fact, are already open to trading Smith and are examining potential suitors. Taylor, who […]

 

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NFL-Week 17 Brings About Number of Coaching Changes

The Monday following the NFL’s final regular season has come to be known as Black Monday as it is a day when coaches around the league wake up and find out their nameplate has been removed from their office door. It is a day when some head coaches are given a reprieve and others are […]

 

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NFL Playoff Picture Clearing Up After Week 16

With a 23-16 win over Indianapolis the day before Christmas, the Baltimore Ravens locked up one of the two AFC wild card berths. Baltimore is favored to beat AFC North rival Cincinnati (6-9) but even with a loss, the Ravens will still be headed to the postseason.   Week 16 of the 2017 NFL season […]

 

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