Vikings hang on for 28-25 win over Saints in London
Greg Joseph kicked a 47-yard field goal with 24 seconds left and the Minnesota Vikings hung on for a 28-25 win over New Orleans at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium when the Saints’ Wil Lutz’s 61-yard tying attempt hit the left upright and then the crossbar as time expired.
Defending Super Bowl champion Rams open season as underdogs
Matthew Stafford, Aaron Donald and the Los Angeles Rams will raise their Super Bowl banner Thursday night before kicking off the NFL season at home where they became the second straight team to hoist the Vince Lombardi trophy in their own stadium.
After major trade, Saints to be key players in NFL draft
The New Orleans Saints have been relatively small players in free agency this offseason. “As an overall philosophy,” first-year head coach Dennis Allen said, “I’d rather augment our team through free agency and really build our team through the draft.” The Saints have made modest signings in free agency since Allen was promoted from defensive coordinator to replace long-time head coach Sean Payton in January.news.yahoo.com
US sports leagues cope with COVID-19 outbreaks amid variants
U.S. sports leagues are seeing rapidly increasing COVID-19 outbreaks with dozens of players in health and safety protocols, amid an ongoing surge by the delta variant of the coronavirus and rising cases of the highly transmissible omicron mutation.
Hail Mary Saints: Winston has 4 TDs, Saints beat Washington
After Jameis Winston connected with Marquez Callaway on a Hail Mary touchdown on the final play of the first half, Sean Payton recalled a similar play in his first season as New Orleans Saints coach. Fifteen years ago, his team's Hail Mary in Atlanta overshadowed a halftime performance by country music duo Sugarland. Payton on Sunday thought to himself: “If there was any halftime entertainment, that’s a tough spot to be in.”news.yahoo.com
Best Starting Quarterbacks In The NFL (2021)
For the 2021 season, these are the starting quarterbacks, listed from worst to best. Jalen Hurts (Eagles)The Eagles have made it clear that they want Jalen Hurts as their starting quarterback. A duel threat, it’s still unknown if he’ll be the starting quarterback for the Eagles in the long term. Teddy Bridgewater (Broncos)Bridgewater is playing as the team’s starting quarterback this season, replacing former rookie Drew Lock after a lackluster season. His strong arm and analytical mind allowed him to stand up to some of the truly great quarterbacks, such as Tom Brady, Drew Brees.thedelite.com
Texans take on Buccaneers for AFC South Championship title
Looking for another AFC South title #Texans pic.twitter.com/HQDmWZwApL Greg Bailey (@GregBailey13) December 21, 2019Crowd noise cant be a factor in Tampa. #Texans pic.twitter.com/wURfKlVkbO Greg Bailey (@GregBailey13) December 21, 2019TAMPA, Florida (KTRK) -- The Houston Texans are in Tampa Saturday taking on the Buccaneers.If they win, they will be the American Football Conference South champions once again. The team won the title last year after losing their two-year winning streak in 2017 to the Jaguars.After last week's loss to the Denver Broncos, it will be quite the accomplishment to come home with a championship title.In order to win, the team has to control Jameis Winston, NFL's leading passer in terms of yardage. He will test the Texans' defense.They will be playing without Benardrick McKinney rounding out their defensive lineup.The best thing we heard from the Texans all week came from safety Justin Reid. He said the team knows their best is good enough.If their best is indeed good enough, they'll leave Tampa as division champions again, and they can look forward to another trip into the NFL postseason.abc13.com
NFL Week 16: Texans-Buccaneers Four Things To Watch For
As it stands right now, the Texans hold a one game lead over the Tennessee Titans with two games to go. This Buccaneers game on Saturday is a tricky one, starting with just that the fact that the game is on Saturday at noon, making for an odd, short week late in the season. So let's dig into some storylines as the Texans look for back to back double digit win seasons this weekend. The Buccaneers rely very little on their run game. SPREAD: Texans -3PREDICTION: Texans 34, Buccaneers 30SEASON RECORD: 9-5 SU, 8-6 ATSListen to Sean Pendergast on SportsRadio 610 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. weekdays.houstonpress.com
NFL Week 1: What to watch for in fantasy football
Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(CNN) - After seven months the NFL is finally back, which means it's time to set your fantasy football lineups for Week 1. With the 100th NFL season kicking off with tonight's matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, here are some potential breakout games and situations to watch for this week. Instead, he has fallen to the second round of many fantasy football drafts. Despite leading countless teams to the fantasy playoffs last season, Gurley was a no-show in the NFC Championship game and Super Bowl LIII. Week 1 should give fantasy owners a better picture of how he'll be utilized this season.