Jets fire GM Mike Tannenbaum; Rex Ryan safe

Rex Ryan is off the hot seat, at least for another year. Jets owner Woody Johnson announced today that general manager Mike Tennenbaum would not be back with the team. Johnson released the following statement, "Mike devoted 15 years of service to the Jets, and I want to thank him for his hard work and […]

Griffin, Morris lead the Redskins into the playoffs

Tonight, the Redskins hosted the Dallas Cowboys in a de-facto NFC East championship game, and the Robert Griffin III led team ground out a a victory, their seventh straight, to win the division for the first time since 1999. The Redskins didn't throw the ball all over the field, but Griffin was efficient when he […]

TGS Wild-Card Power Rankings: A look at where the 12 playoff teams stand

Twenty teams are no longer relevant. The focus now is on the dozen NFL teams still alive as the calendar year 2013 gets underway. Four of those teams will be eliminated this weekend. Well before that happens, here's how the 12 surviving franchises stack up from our point of view… 1. New England Patriots (12-4, […]

Bears stay alive, Giants out following early Sunday games

With the Lions loss to the Bears, the Giants have been eliminated from the playoff race. The Bears will now become huge Green Bay fans, as they need the Vikings to lose their matchup against the Packers in the late round of games. The Giants needed a huge list of games to go their way […]

The Denver Broncos are a playoff favorite

For the better part of this season, there was no clear "best" team in the NFL. For awhile, the Texans and the Falcons were the frontrunners, but they've been somewhat off their game coming down the stretch. Meanwhile, teams like the Broncos, Patriots, Seahawks and Redskins have hit their stride. Of the teams mentioned above, […]

The Great Rookie Of The Year Debate

Although you'll likely see some form of this debate on a variety of ESPN shows and articles, we thought it would be best to check with bloggers representing the three lead candidates so that they could make their case as to why their signal caller is worthy of the distinction of rookie of the year. […]

Giants’ postseason hopes rely on a wild scenario

The New York Giants aren't dead in the playoff race just yet, but they're certainly on life support. In addition to winning their own game, the Giants need three other games to fall their way. The math doesn't lean in their favor for making the playoffs, but their odds may not be as poor as […]


This Given Sunday is examining the biggest injury questions before each week of the NFL season. Here are the top-five health-related storylines entering Week 17. Randall Cobb Green Bay's leading receiver is dealing with knee and ankle injuries and was left out of practice to start the week. He's a must-start if he's in the […]


The top three teams on our latest list of the NFL's hottest and most powerful squads are quarterbacked by men who have a combined five Super Bowl titles and eight Super Bowl appearances. Beyond that, seven of the next nine teams have starting quarterbacks that have never won a playoff game. Five have never even […]

Next Sunday brings a perfect matchup between the Redskins and Cowboys

Next Sunday, the nation will be treated to a divisional championship game. The Redskins will host the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Night Football, with the winner advancing to the offseason and the loser staying home for the playoffs. Last season, the Cowboys were traveling to New York in week 17 to visit the Giants. The […]

Seahawks continue to streak; blowout the 49ers

Who would have thought at the onset of the season that the hottest team in football heading towards the playoffs would be the Seattle Seahawks? No one saw it coming, but the Seahawks have been hanging points on everyone like they're playing peewee teams. The Seahawks' latest victims were the shell-shocked players and coaches of […]


We wrap up the 16th Sunday of the NFL season by looking at a handful of players who exceeded expectations and a handful who failed to deliver. Surprises Bernard Pierce, Ravens: The rookie third-round pick had never gone over 53 yards in a game until Sunday. Against the Giants, he outperformed Ray Rice, posting 123 […]