Injuries have started to take their toll on a Dallas Cowboys offense that came into the year as one of the best in the NFL, but lost in the shadows of those headlines is a defense that has been under siege from the offset of the 2020 season.
Player props are one of the easiest transitions for fantasy enthusiasts to get involved in sports betting, and the Week 8 Thursday Night Football clash between the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers offers some enticing options.
There is no such thing as a perfect team in college football. Every team has some type of flaw, but it's the number of weaknesses and the magnitude of them that separate the bad teams from the good and the good from the elite.
The usual suspects remain at the top of Mike Renner's latest 2021 NFL Draft Board, with Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Ohio State's Justin Fields taking the top two spots, while BYU quarterback Zach Wilson is the single biggest mover after his exceptional start.
Highlighting the best and worst trench matchups ahead of NFL Week 8. The Los Angeles Chargers are set to dominate for the second consecutive week, while all eyes should be on the strength vs. strength matchup between two AFC North giants.
Kyler Murray leads all quarterbacks in fantasy points over expectation over the past four weeks. Find out who joins the Arizona Cardinals signal-caller atop the expected fantasy points leaderboard across all fantasy football positions heading into Week 8.
While it wasn't without drama, the Atlanta Falcons held on to a fourth-quarter lead to beat the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night. Atlanta was 1-3 coming into the game when it led entering the fourth quarter.
On Sunday, the Steelers' Mike Tomlin and the Ravens' John Harbaugh will become the first pair of head coaches in the Super Bowl era to face off 25 times in the regular season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
Falcons defensive end Charles Harris was ejected Thursday night for a vicious hit on Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who was briefly sidelined before clearing concussion protocol and returning.
Seven weeks complete in the 2020 NFL season and no team is undefeated against the spread -- and the Cowboys are now 0-7 ATS. How is your team doing against the spread or total? A look at all 32 NFL teams in the sports betting world.
Giants guard Will Hernandez tested positive for COVID-19 this week and contact tracing led the team to tell nine other members of the organization to stay home on Thursday. If those nine people were deemed high risk contacts, they would have been prohibited from returning for five days and Monday’s game against the Buccaneers would […]
After the Cowboys released veteran defensive tackle Dontari Poe this week, team owner Jerry Jones referenced Poe being 30 pounds overweight as being part of the evaluation that led to his departure. Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy focused on other things when discussing Poe’s departure on Thursday. Specifically, he focused on giving other players chances […]
On Thursday, nine days before a showdown between No. 1 Clemson and No. 4 Notre Dame, Clemson acknowledged that quarterback Trevor Lawrence has tested positive for COVID-19. Lawrence reportedly has had the disease longer than that, which reportedly clears a path for him to face the Irish. Of course it does. Via Pat Forde of […]
The Falcons closed the first half of the season with a win over the Panthers on Thursday night that leaves them with a 2-6 record halfway through the season. It’s a familiar spot for the team. They were 1-7 halfway through last season and then won six of their final eight games to give head […]
Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones had 137 receiving yards on Thursday night, putting him in some very elite company in NFL history. Jones now has 35 career games with at least 125 receiving yards. That ties him with Randy Moss, who also had 35 such games in his career. Only Jerry Rice, who had 49 […]
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is not known for his running. So when he had a season-high 27 rushing yards, including a 13-yard touchdown, on Thursday night, there was jubilation on the Falcons’ sideline. Ryan wasn’t sure whether his teammates were celebrating that he scored a 13-yard touchdown, or laughing at how long it takes him […]
Thirty-seven touchdowns, seven interceptions, 4,188 yards, five rushing touchdowns, a completion percentage of 69.1 percent, a passer rating of 116.5 and a 12-4 record as a starter. That’s the numbers racked up by Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill over his first 16 regular season starts as quarterback in Tennessee. Since taking over for Marcus Mariota midway […]
Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was briefly knocked out of Thursday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons after defensive end Charles Harris delivered an illegal blow to the side of Bridgewater’s head. Late in the third quarter, Bridgewater tried to escape a collapsing pocket when defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. kicked his right leg out […]
The Atlanta Falcons have seen many games slip away in the late stages this season. But Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers, the Falcons managed to seal the deal. Blidi Wreh-Wilson intercepted Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgwater inside the final minute as Atlanta held on for a 25-17 victory. Younghoe Koo converted four field goals and […]
Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was sidelined during the third quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons after taking an illegal hit that led to an ejection. After being tripped by Dante Fowler Jr., Bridgewater went to the ground before defensive end Charles Harris hit him late in the back of the head. […]
Falcons star receiver Julio Jones has his third 100-yard game of the season. He has caught five passes for 108 yards tonight. That gives Jones 12,680 career yards. That’s the second-most receiving yards in NFL history by a player in his first 10 seasons, according to NFL Research. Jones passed Torry Holt, who had 12,660 […]
The Falcons have 251 yards of offense. They have scored on four of five possessions. But Atlanta settled for three red zone field goals and leads the Panthers only 16-14. The Falcons drove to the Carolina 3, 18, 13 and 18 on four different drives. Their only touchdown came on a 13-yard Matt Ryan scramble. […]
Calvin Ridley caught a 19-yard pass from Matt Ryan with 8:49 remaining in the second quarter. At the end of the play, though, the Falcons receiver grabbed the middle of his left foot. He walked to the sideline, where he dropped to a knee. The Falcons’ medical staff then escorted Ridley to the locker room […]
Curtis Samuel scored his first touchdown of the season last week. He has two already tonight. The Panthers receiver has given his team a 14-6 lead over the Falcons. Samuel’s first touchdown came on a 12-yard run. His second on a flea flicker with Mike Davis taking the handoff before pitching it to Teddy Bridgewater, […]
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence does indeed have COVID-19. Coach Dabo Swinney confirmed the diagnosis on Thursday night. “Trevor has authorized us this evening to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now in isolation,” Swinney said in a statement. “He is doing well with mild symptoms but will not be available for […]
Patriots coach Bill Belichick is a master of motivation. He may have found a new way to motivate his players. Albert Breer of SI.com reported today that the Patriots will listen to trade offers for “almost anyone” on the roster. First, almost any team would listen to offers for almost anyone on the roster, because […]
Falcons defensive back Kendall Sheffield was taken out on the first play. Adding insult to his injury, it was teammate Keanu Neal who took him out. Neal inadvertently hit Sheffield while breaking up a pass intended for DJ Moore. Sheffield is questionable to return. He is being evaluated for a possible head injury. The Panthers […]
The likely first overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft has tested positive for COVID-19. Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has tested positive, NFL Network reports. Lawrence will presumably miss Clemson’s game against Boston College on Saturday. There’s been no immediate word on whether he has symptoms. Although the NFL has had to reschedule some games […]
With Week Eight approaching, the Seahawks have gotten fewer than three games from safety Jamal Adams. It’s looking like they may not have him on Sunday against the 49ers. Adams still hasn’t practiced since suffering a groin strain in Week Three against the Cowboys. This week, Adams also is listed as having a non-COVID illness. […]
The last time the Patriots didn’t make the playoffs was 2008 after Tom Brady‘s knee injury in Week 1, but they still finished 11-5. The last time the Patriots didn’t finish with double-digit wins was 2002 when they went 9-7. The last time the Patriots finished with a losing record was 2000. So the standings […]