Historically, players who are featured on the cover of Madden see significant drops in their offensive production. NFL.com is tracking the performance of Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions over the course of the 2012 season because we believe Calvin Johnson will debunk the Madden curse. This week in Madden Curse Watch the Detroit Lions head to Candle Stick Park to face the San Francisco 49ers. Last week, Madden cover boy, Calvin Johnson escaped Week 1 unscathed. Would he be so lucky in Week 2? Scroll to find out. But before we begin… Are the coaches frenemies now? Nothing to see here folks. On to Madden Curse Watch! ————————————————————————————————————————————– Week 2 started with some omnious news. RT @ttwentyman: WR Calvin Johnson listed on Lions injury report with […]
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Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Joe Flacco, Justin Smith, Navorro Bowman, Patrick Willis, Playbook, Ray McDonald, San Francisco 49ers, Tale of the tape
After tonight’s Thanksgiving feast, you’ll probably feel stuffed like a 300-pound defensive lineman. That’s actually quite appropriate, because if you tune in to watch Thursday Night Football on NFL Network, all of the best talent will be in the trenches for the 49ers and Ravens.
Losing a game to a division rival is hard. But for the Cowboys, losing one of their best linebackers might be the hardest thing to overcome after Sunday’s loss to the Eagles.
Posted: Monday, September 26th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Playbook Monday notebook, Alex Carrington, Dan Connolly, Darren Sproles, Kyle Williams, Navorro Bowman, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Trent Cole, William Beatty
After going through Sunday’s game tape from Week 3, here are a few things we noticed.
Penn State’s pro day speaks for itself. A number of highly touted prospects worked out, and most of them posted outstanding numbers. The event was held indoors on FieldTurf in front of 25 team representatives. Both of the 40-yard dashes were run in the same direction, and some eye-opening times were recorded.
The linebackers took part in the final workouts of the day Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium, with Washington ILB Donald Butler leading the way during bench press drills.