Posts Tagged ‘NFL Football’

Fantasy Football Podcast: It’s Daniel Jones and Kyle Allen’s NFL, we just live in it

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

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Freddie Kitchens called a draw on a fourth-and-nine, completely stunning fans

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens broke out a strange play call late on Sunday night in their 20-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams and failed miserably, a move that left fans extremely confused. On a fourth-and-nine early in the fourth quarter, with the Browns down just four points at FirstEnergy Stadium, Kitchens called for a draw — attempting to have running back Nick Chubb run for the first down out of the shotgun and keep their drive alive. Chubb made it just two yards before he was brought down.

Chargers lose key plays to penalties in second straight loss

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Anthony Lynn knows the Los Angeles Chargers can overcome adversity, specifically the sluggish September starts that have become all too familiar. Prosperity is what worries the third-year coach, and his fears proved well founded as the Chargers wasted a double-digit lead in a 27-20 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday. ''We have to find a way to finish,'' Lynn said.

Watson, Watt lead way as Texans outlast Chargers, 27-20

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Watson threw for 351 yards and hit Akins with two of his three touchdown passes, and J.J. Watt had two of the Texans' five sacks of Philip Rivers in their 27-20 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Akins made the first two TD catches of his career and fellow tight end Darren Fells also caught a TD pass for the Texans (2-1), who rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit with 20 consecutive points on the way to their franchise's second-ever win over the Chargers (1-2). You're never out of anything when you have him at quarterback,'' said Watt, who also forced a fumble by Rivers in the third quarter.

Patriots receiver Julian Edelman leaves with chest injury

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman left the Patriots' win against the Jets on Sunday with a chest injury. Edelman caught a 3-yard touchdown pass from Tom Brady early in the second quarter. Later in the second quarter, Edelman caught a pass from Brady and fell on his right side and was sandwiched by Harvey Langi and Henry Anderson.

Lane Johnson on Eagles’ 1-2 start: ‘(If) you’re gonna tear us down, tear us down’

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Philadelphia Eagles offenive tackle Lane Johnson reacts to the team's 1-2 start and discusses his motivation for the Week 4 "Thursday Night Football" clash with the Green Bay Packers.

No Brees, no problem: Bridgewater, Saints top Seahawks 33-27

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

He threw two touchdown passes in his first start with Brees out, watched his teammates add TDs on defense and special teams and help lead the Saints to a 33-27 win over the Seattle Seahawks. The narrative entering the week centered on whether the Super Bowl hopes of the Saints (2-1) were lost with Brees out following surgery to repair a ligament near his right thumb. The week ended with Bridgewater throwing his hat into the stands as he ran off the field following his first win as a starting quarterback since Jan. 3, 2016, the final week of the 2015 season.

Bruce Arians says he lengthened Bucs’ game-winning field goal attempt on purpose

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Despite Daniel Jones' astounding, electrifying debut for the New York Giants, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers still had a golden opportunity to pull out a win despite the rookie quarterback's four-touchdown day. It didn't work out, and Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians had some explaining to do. On the final play of the game, rookie kicker Matt Gay missed a 34-yard field goal that would have given the Buccaneers a 34-32 win.

Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis shuts down poorly timed Dolphins trash talk after 31-6 win

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

The Dallas Cowboys thrashed the Miami Dolphins, 31-6 on Sunday. It was a completely expected result from one of the hottest teams to start the NFL season against another being debated as the worst in the history of the league. For some reason, Dolphins defensive tackle Davon Godchaux chose postgame to flex over beating Cowboys guard Travis Fredrick to trip up running back Ezekiel Elliott.

He lost the showdown, but Lamar Jackson is for real; ‘He sauced me up a couple times’

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Okafor sat at his locker Sunday afternoon, his eyes wide as he shook his head. The defensive end had just helped the Kansas City Chiefs hold on for a 33-28 home victory over the Baltimore Ravens, and while he was happy about that, his demeanor shifted to appreciation when asked about one of the highlight-reel plays that Baltimore's magnificently elusive quarterback, Lamar Jackson, made over the course of the game. “There was one earlier in the game where he put me in the blender,” Okafor told Yahoo Sports with a laugh.