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Spots 1-28 now set for 2020 NFL Draft

Spots 1-28 now set for 2020 NFL Draft

Yesterday was a crushing loss for the Texans, but at least they can comfort themselves with their future, and how they can use the 26th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to make a good team better. Oh wait, they already traded that one to […]

Kyle Rudolph’s swindled gloves end up benefiting charity after all

Kyle Rudolph’s swindled gloves end up benefiting charity after all

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph thought he was participating in a good deed from the locker room of the Superdome when someone identifying as a reporter asked for his game-winning gloves as an item to benefit charity. Instead, the gloves were promptly taken […]

Overtime rules still need to change

Overtime rules still need to change

After the Chiefs lost the AFC Championship in overtime, the Chiefs proposed a rule that would allow the team that kicks off to start the extra session a chance to match a first-possession touchdown. It wasn’t passed. It still needs to be, as evidenced by Sunday’s first-possession, walk-off […]

Seahawks-Eagles generates biggest TV audience since Super Bowl

Seahawks-Eagles generates biggest TV audience since Super Bowl

The game ultimately wasn’t as exciting as it could have been, given the early exit of Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz with a concussion. Still, the wild-card game between Seattle and Philadelphia, broadcast by NBC, generated the largest audience of any TV show since Super Bowl LIII. […]

Saints mismanaged their timeouts, in costly fashion

Saints mismanaged their timeouts, in costly fashion

The Vikings’ victory over the Saints on Sunday was aided in part by the Saints’ misuse of their timeouts, which forced the Saints to settle for field goals at the end of both halves when, with better clock management, they might have scored touchdowns. Late in the […]

Mike Zimmer: Speculation about his future was “silly”

Mike Zimmer: Speculation about his future was “silly”

By beating the Saints in New Orleans on Sunday, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer undoubtedly has secured his future in 2020, and beyond. Before Sunday, however, there was plenty of chatter that a loss against the Saints could be Zimmer’s last game as head coach of the […]

Vikings made all the right moves on defense

Vikings made all the right moves on defense

It was far from an ideal situation for the Vikings, playing shorthanded in the secondary, on the road, against the Saints. But as they did so often, they adjusted. From filling in with safety Andrew Sendejo at slot corner to cover for injuries to some new […]

Only one team made the final eight in 2018 and 2019

Only one team made the final eight in 2018 and 2019

The NFL’s 12-team playoff field typically undergoes significant turnover. The final eight teams feature an almost complete overhaul from last year’s quarterfinalists. Seven of the eight teams that played in last year’s divisional round won’t be back: the Colts, Chargers, Patriots, Cowboys, Rams, […]

Drew Brees declines to comment on his future

Drew Brees declines to comment on his future

Two years ago, Saints quarterback Drew Brees became a free agent after a playoff loss to the Vikings. There was never a question regarding whether he’d return to New Orleans. Now, Brees will become a free agent after a playoff loss to the Vikings. Ten days […]

Kirk Cousins: I just do my part, it was a team win

Kirk Cousins: I just do my part, it was a team win

Kirk Cousins broke out one of the classics after Sunday’s overtime win over the Saints. Cousins broke the team down in the locker room by yelling “You like that” in reference to his reaction to a big win with Washington in 2015, […]