How good was Reggie White? The Hall of Fame defensive end is the only player in NFL history to record more than 100 sacks in his first 100 career games. That’s not what makes White such a compelling figure — as you’ll see in Thursday night’s “A Football Life” documentary about White and former Eagles teammate Jerome Brown (NFL Network, 10 p.m. ET), but it’s part of White’s legacy.
Archive for September, 2011
On this week’s edition of the NFL Fantasy Live podcast, NFL.com insider Jason La Canfora visits to talk about Ryan Mathews.
Michael Vick says he will play on Sunday, but he has a matchup that should make fantasy owners wary.
The ‘Playbook’ crew of Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Matt Millen and Joe Theismann make their Week 4 picks.
Tom Brady is on pace for a historic season, but Jason Smith explains that 2011 Tom Brady is not 2007 Tom Brady.
Multiple players have workouts and tryouts around the league on Wednesday.
Posted: Wednesday, September 28th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Bill Cowher, Bill Parcells, Cris Carter, Curtis Martin, Denarius Moore, Houston Texans, Jerome Bettis, Jerome Brown, Matt Hasselbeck, Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Nnamdi Asomugha, Paul Alexander, Philadelphia Eagles, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Reggie White
Get an early clue about next year’s Class of 2012 when the Pro Football Hall of Fame releases its preliminary list of nominees on Wednesday at 2 p.m. ET. Log onto NFL.com or tune into NFL Network for full coverage.
Wasn’t it just two weeks ago that Tony Romo was left for dead after leading an embarrassing Cowboys collapse in the season opener?
Poor Jay Cutler. The guy has been pummeled during his time with the Bears thanks to Mike Martz’s pass-happy offense and his reluctance to scale back.
Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Daniel Thomas, Alfonso Smith, Beanie Wells, Ben Tate, Chris Johnson, Fred Jackson, Jahvid Best, Ken Whisenhunt, Knowshon Moreno, LeGarrette Blount, LeSean McCoy, Maurice Jones-Drew, Michael Turner, Mike Tolbert, Reggie Bush, Ryan Mathews, Willis McGahee
Yesterday we took a look at the surprising WRs who were targeted the most in Week 3, and also a glance at some surprising trends that brought us names like Andre Caldwell, Davone Bess and Dane Sanzenbacher (Jim Tressel is smiling somewhere). Today, it’s time to spotlight the RBs and take a look at the ‘touch leaders’ for Week 3.
Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Aaron Rodgers, Dan Marino, Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Matt Hasselbeck, Matt Schaub, Matthew Stafford, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tom Brady
On Tuesday, we told you that five quarterbacks are still on pace to break Dan Marino‘s single-season passing yardage record. As it turns out, 2011 is shaping up to be a banner year for passing efficiency as well.
Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 | Steve Wyche Tags: Cover Two Podcast, Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, DeAngelo Hall, Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, St. Louis Rams, Steven Jackson, Tony Romo, Washington Redskins
People love ’em and people hate ’em, but when you play quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, you’re one of the most scrutinized players in the NFL. Tony Romo has been picked apart for years, but right now the pickings are good.
Last week, we told you that five quarterbacks, after two weeks, were on pace to shatter Dan Marino’s single-season passing yards record. Well, now that three games are in the books, there still are five passers on pace to beat that mark.
With the Monday Nightmare out of the way, it is time to look forward. Here are three big stories on a Tuesday morning.
Posted: Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Buffalo Bills, Jay Cutler, Joe Namath, Michael Vick, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Rex Ryan, Tony Sparano, Vontaze Burfict
Relive two of Sunday’s most dramatic games as they happened, with NFL Replay Tuesday night on NFL Network.