Posts Tagged ‘Sterling Sharpe’

Week 3 Playbook picks: Hail to the Redskins

The momentum of a previous week’s stirring comeback and opening at home in front of a raucous Monday Night Football crowd aren’t enough to convince our experts that the Cowboys will hand the Redskins their first loss of the year.

Sharpe: Orton needs big game to silence critics

As far as NFL Network analyst Sterling Sharpe is concerned, Kyle Orton will have to play his way out of the starting job for the Denver Broncos.

Week 2 Playbook picks: A Cowboys upset?

Week 2 Playbook picks

Week 1 Playbook picks

Week 1 Playbook picks

Tackling issues in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Dallas

Every Wednesday this season, the research staff at “Playbook” will be taking your questions through email ( and on Twitter (@NFLN_Playbook, with #askplaybook hashtag), and answering them in this blog. Here is the first batch of questions we’ve selected.

Step inside the Playbook ‘War Room’

In the preseason, there are third- and fourth-stringers whose chances of making the team aren’t very good. What a waste of time, right? No. Not to “Playbook.” To us, every second counts. Our research team watches every play for every team. We pour over every blitz, every false step by an offensive lineman and every blown coverage. Now you can go inside it all.

Pick Six: Hall of Fame edition

What were the six most memorable moments from Saturday night’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony? Adam Rank has you covered in his Hall of Fame addition of “Pick Six.”

Watch: Sharpe on Sharpe

Shannon Sharpe‘s brother, Sterling Sharpe, explains how his brother was able to use his tremendous work ethic to revolutionize the tight end position and in turn get to the Hall of Fame.

NFL Network broadcasting the Combine exclusively

NFL Network has exclusive coverage of the NFL Combine in Indianapolis starting on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 12:30 p.m.

Pick VI: Players who should be in the Hall

The announcement for the Pro Football Hall of Fame is kind of tricky because as we celebrate the current class, we have to talk about those who did not make it.

Theismann: Steelers susceptible to play-action

For those of you into the whole game within the game thing, the NFL “Playbook” crew presented some interesting angles Wednesday on attacking the vaunted defense of the Steelers.

Packers great Lofton ready for alumni game

Steelers and Packers, who do you got? The Steelers have won the most Super Bowl championships, but the Packers have the most NFL titles. Titletown vs. Sixburgh.

Playbook picks: Forecasting NFC playoff teams

Sterling Sharpe is boldly going where no analyst has gone before. Well, not exactly, but he is going out on a limb and making quite the prediction for Week 17.

Playbook picks: Split on the Falcons-Saints tilt

All good things must come to an end … or so they say. Well, one of our “Playbook” analysts sees the Saints’ one-year reign over the NFC South coming to an end on Monday night.

Playbook picks: Jags to win first AFC South title?

The AFC South title has resided in Indianapolis so often that the Colts might as well create a symbolic championship belt with a horseshoe in the middle of it. Well, there will be another top cat this year, say two of three Playbook analysts.

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