NFL Week 10 five takeaways

Here are five takeaways from Week 10 of the NFL season. 1. Did you know Brock Osweiler is 6-foot-7?  It’s amazing that it has come to this. The team with the best defense the NFL has seen in many years is now in the hands of Brock Osweiler. The Denver Broncos, at 7-2, are the […]

Peyton Manning’s Week 10 performance is among the worst in NFL history

In order to qualify with a passer rating for a given game, a quarterback must attempt 20 passes. Unfortunately for future Hall of Fame Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, he threw exactly 20 on Sunday before being removed from a loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. As a result, Manning — who went 5-of-20 for […]

This weekend in NFL stupid, feat. Elvis Dumervil

This year on This weekend in NFL stupid, we’re focusing on one extremely stupid winner with an honorable mention or two on a weekly basis. To close out Week 10 of the 2015 regular season, we look back on one of the most boneheaded moments of the year. The winner: Baltimore Ravens linebacker Elvis Dumervil […]

Can the Cowboys still come back to win the NFC East?

It’s been a brutal season that’s seen the Cowboys lose both Tony Romo and Dez Bryant to serious injuries. After starting 2-0 with two wins over divisional opponents, the Cowboys have lost six straight games shuffling between Brandon Weeden and Matt Cassel at quarterback. They’ve even tried letting Darren McFadden throw a pass to no […]

Plight of young running backs reveals just how volatile the position is

Here’s where the top eight rushers from the 2014 season rank at around the midway point of the 2015 season: 6th, 11th, 21st, 27th, 10th, 61st, 38th, 30th. The final two names on that list: 25-year-old Eddie Lacy and 23-year-old Jeremy Hill, both of whom averaged north of 4.5 yards per carry during 1,000-yard breakout […]

Week 10 NFL power rankings

1. New England Patriots (8-0; Last Week- No. 1) This has been too easy for the Patriots, through half of their schedule. 2. Cincinnati Bengals (8-0; Last Week- No. 3) Andy Dalton is only behind Tom Brady in QB rating at 111.0. He’s thrown 18 touchdowns and just four interceptions, while ranking second in the […]

Week 10 NFL game watchability rankings

Week 10 in the NFL is here, and you might be entering the weekend with your own preferences regarding which games to focus on, and which to place on the backburner. Most of you have your favorites and fantasy players to track. But in case you’re completely neutral or need help breaking ties with regard […]

TGS weekly MVP tracker: Dalton making a move

With eight weeks remaining in the 2015 NFL regular season, here’s how we view the MVP race… 1. Tom Brady, Patriots — He’s actually coming off his second-worst performance of the year in terms of passer rating, but 96.0 ain’t bad and Brady still led the Pats to another one-sided victory. He’s still the league’s highest-rated […]

Can the Jacksonville Jaguars make a run at the AFC South title?

With Andrew Luck out an estimated 2-6 weeks, the AFC South has become more interesting than it’s been in years. The Indianapolis Colts still control the division with a 4-5 record, but without Luck they could become vulnerable between now and the first week of January. The good news for Indy is that the Houston Texans, Jacksonville […]

Was Lamarcus Joyner’s hit on Teddy Bridgewater truly “dirty”?

It was one of the first things you heard after St. Louis Rams cornerback Lamarcus Joyner knocked Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater out with what at the time was ruled an illegal hit — or officially an act of “unnecessary roughness” — Sunday in Minneapolis. Fox play-by-play man Thom Brennaman declared that it was “a dirty […]

Wes Welker’s return indicates that for some, the NFL is an addictive drug

My only question for Wes Welker: Why? Welker, who is returning to the NFL with the St. Louis Rams, spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since signing his deal with the team. And while he predictably batted aside questions about his extensive concussion history, he wasn’t able to clarify for me why exactly this […]

Week 9 NFL five takeaways

Here are five takeaways from Week 9 of the NFL season. 1. Bad break for the New England Patriots  The Patriots are going to have to pull off what they’ve been able to do in the past — get through a key injury. Journeyman running back Dion Lewis, who is out for the season with […]

This weekend in NFL stupid, feat. Dan Quinn

This year on This weekend in NFL stupid, we’re focusing on one extremely stupid winner with an honorable mention or two on a weekly basis. To close out an especially stupid Week 9 of the 2015 regular season, we look back on one of the worst game-management decisions of the year. The winner: Atlanta Falcons […]

Fantasy Football Week 9 Projection: Browns QB Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel will get the start for the Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night Football against the Cincinnati Bengals. It is a piece of news that has NFL fans excited to see what the second-year quarterback out of Texas A&M can do. He has been sitting behind Josh McCown all season long, but his last start […]

NFL Mid-season awards

Entering week 9 we’re starting to get a picture of the top performers in 2015. While there’s still a long way to go until the season comes to a close, there’s no denying the major impact some have already made on this campaign. Below are our 2015 This Given Sunday mid season awards: MOST VALUABLE […]