Focus turns to the NFL playoff picture in this week’s edition of Woz’s NFL Notebook. The Baltimore Ravens dominated last week’s edition, and they are my team-of-the-week, but we start this week in the NFC. The NFL playoff picture is fascinating and there are many permutations. Teams with aspirations of playing football in January are fighting for every inch on the field. Continue reading →
The Lions came into this game thinking that a Chicago offense lead by Mitchell Trubiskywould at least put a band-aid on the problems that were on the defensive side. It turned out not to be true. While Trubisky only threw for 145 yards, the Lions secondary allowed him to throw for three touchdowns, and that’s all the Bears needed in a 20-13 victory over Detroit.
A lot has changed since the last time the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants faced off. That was the first game of the season for both teams and Eli Manning was the starting quarterback for the Giants. Daniel Jones is now the starting quarterback. The Cowboys beat the Giants in that game and then went on to win two more games before dropping three in a row. They then beat the Philadelphia Eagles and now sit at 4-3 at the top of their division in the NFC East. Here are my best players in this divisional matchup. Continue reading →
The 2019 NFL trade deadline was Tuesday but it was a quiet day as only Aqib Talib was traded in a salary dump move by the Los Angeles Rams. However, on Monday, the Miami Dolphins traded Kenyan Drake to the Arizona Cardinals for a conditional sixth-round draft pick. On Thursday night, Drake had his best game of the year, totaling 19 touches for 162 scrimmage yards. The San Francisco 49ers won the game 28-25 but the game was much closer than the 9.5 or 10 points the road team was favored by.
There’s been a lot of speculation about some coaches who might be in their last year with their respective teams. I’m going to give you my thoughts on these guys, discussing who should stay put and who needs to go.
There was a ton of movement in the weekly rankings this week. The one constant in the NFL seems to be the Patriots while the 49ers are legit and the Ravens might be the biggest threat to the Patriots in the AFC.
Week seven of the NFL emphasizes what we already knew about the 6-1 New Orleans Saints, they’re an outstanding football team. This week’s NFL Notebook features the Saints and two other NFC stalwarts, the 6-1 Green Bay Packers and the 6-0 San Francisco 49ers.