September 2017

Halftime. Minnesota held a 229-118 total yards advantage over New Orleans after the first 30 minutes. The Vikings had just three 80-plus-yard drives throughout the entire 2016 season — they Cheap Kids Jerseys NHL had two before halftime Monday, not including a 74-yard drive in the second quarter. Sam Bradford had a great first half:…

Read More General manager Howie Roseman upgraded Wentz’s targets by adding veterans Torrey Smith and Alshon Jeffery this offseason.

Dalton’s traditional numbers were ugly, too, but remember that Total QBR condenses much more information into a single number than, say, regular passer rating. It considers things such as how credit should be divided among teammates, the down and distance on a quarterback’s action plays, the strength of the opposing defense, the rushing contributions of…

Read More That’s part of the double-edged view of Kizer’s debut in the Browns’ 21-18 loss to the Steelers at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Consider some of the talent Payton has traded away during his 12 seasons as Saints coach: Brandin Cooks, Jimmy Graham, Darren Sproles, Kenny Stills — and his offense keeps ticking. Pouting won’t do Peterson any good, either. He can ask Mark Ingram, whose bumpy relationship with Payton led to ex-Saints running back Tim Hightower being…

Read More It’s no secret that Payton believes almost every skill-position spot on his team is interchangeable besides quarterback Drew Brees.

“I went out there and just tried to work as many moves as possible to see what was working,” Watt said. “I felt like the outside rush was definitely working.” It’s one game, but Watt provided a glimpse of why the Steelers were willing to grab the former Wisconsin standout 30th overall in this year’s…

Read More Scott Tolzien is officially your early-season pick-six king.

The Patriots’ regular-season schedule for 2017 does not appear too difficult for a team that arguably was better the day the schedule was released than it was months before, when it won Super Bowl 51. That said, perhaps no schedule would be too difficult for the defending champs. “And I want to do well at…

Read More Patriots schedule 2017: New England will be tested, but not often

The Bears are monitoring the health of left guard Kyle Long (ankle), who still isn’t back to full strength after undergoing ankle surgery last year. Cornerback Prince Amukamara is also dealing with an ankle problem that has kept him out since the first play of the third preseason game. Inside linebacker Danny Trevathan, however, continues…

Read More Talk of a potential undefeated season will end early.

Things have to be positioned in a way where star players — in particular one star free agent from Akron, Ohio — are making commitments to playing with the Lakers next season for him to come. The Lakers can make that happen. As it stands right now, they have about $41 million in salary committed…

Read More The Lakers haven’t been able to even get meetings with the top free agents over the last few seasons.