03 Dec 2012, 12:14am by Aaron Schatz
Calvin Johnson is just the second player in NFL history to get 125 receiving yards in four straight games. The other is a guy you have probably never heard of. This is the kind of thing Mike Tanier would have written about in Walkthrough once upon a time. Chase Stuart does a great job of it here.
2 comments, Last at 03 Dec 2012, 1:52pm by Raiderjoe
01 Dec 2012, 03:05pm by Aaron Schatz
Nancy Gay tells the story of how Jovan Belcher went from Long Island high school star to Division I-AA standout at Maine, then entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent and worked his way into the starting lineup. As you have probably heard by now, Belcher killed himself and his girlfriend in a murder-suicide this morning. Everything that's been said about the tragedy has pretty much been said all over the Internet today. As of now, the NFL still plans to have the Chiefs and Panthers play tomorrow as scheduled. We'll let you know if that chanegs.
56 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2012, 9:27pm by commissionerleaf
30 Nov 2012, 05:26pm by Aaron Schatz
Lorenzo Alexander, Alan Ball, and other players with lots of special teams tackles in 2012. (Click to read more.)
15 comments, Last at 01 Dec 2012, 9:14pm by dryheat
30 Nov 2012, 12:06am by Aaron Schatz
As Sam Farmer from the Los Angeles Times points out, perhaps that's part of what makes them elite players in the first place.
21 comments, Last at 02 Dec 2012, 2:12pm by The Hypno-Toad
29 Nov 2012, 02:04pm by Aaron Schatz
What happens when the offense that depends more on its No. 1 receiver than any other meets the defense that leads the league in defending against No. 1 receivers?
10 comments, Last at 03 Mar 2013, 2:04am by perruques
27 Nov 2012, 06:36pm by Aaron Schatz
The hottest team in the NFL is... Cincinnati? Or maybe Detroit. Or it may still be San Francisco or New England. But it is definitely not Atlanta.
121 comments, Last at 04 Dec 2012, 1:52pm by vsizzle
27 Nov 2012, 04:15pm by Aaron Schatz
Let the rebuilding begin. The Eagles moved DeSean Jackson to IR today, and waived Jason Babin. They told the press they want a chance to get playing time for youngers players. (Hi, Vinny Curry.) Babin is a disappointment this year with only 5.5 sacks, but this guy is still a very good pass rusher. Despite his expensive contract, I would have to think a team would be willing to pick him up on waivers and stick him in the lineup on passing downs.
60 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2012, 11:24am by In_Belichick_We_Trust
26 Nov 2012, 10:41am by Aaron Schatz
Peter King looks at the tight race for the second NFC wild card spot, the league's move to ban all low blocks, and Ray Rice's amazing fourth-and-29.
40 comments, Last at 30 Nov 2012, 1:43pm by caw
23 Nov 2012, 10:08am by Aaron Schatz
Why is this Giants slump different from all other slumps? Because this one is powered by a massive personal slump for Eli Manning, three straight games below 0 DYAR. That's almost unheard of for a quarterback of his quality, and a good reason to believe the Giants can bounce back.
7 comments, Last at 09 Apr 2013, 8:32am by jason mathews
21 Nov 2012, 01:58pm by Aaron Schatz
He's got a torn MCL and compression fracture in his right knee. Fantasy stampede on Ronnie Hillman!!!!
13 comments, Last at 27 Nov 2012, 6:46pm by bstar