Paul Gallant gives you his Week 2 NFL Power Rankings, this time with a Boardwalk Empire twist.
It may be months after the season finale, but that didn’t stop Paul Gallant from dropping Game of Thrones references galore in his first set of Power Rankings
Mike Florio from Profootballtalk.com joined In The Loop with Nick and Lopez on a special 4th of July to talk the Jimmy Graham ruling and how it may affect similar players in the future. They also discuss Dan Snyder’s new demands for changing the Redskins’ name, and get into how/when/if Jim Irsay will be punished by the NFL.
A pair of New Orleans sisters designed in an elaborate funeral service for their socialite mother – complete with disco balls, a case of Busch Light, a bottle of Glenlivet, menthol cigarettes – and recently deceased Miriam Burbank herself.
A last-second field goal by Shayne Graham brought an end to the first season of the Chip Kelly era as the Saints left Philadelphia with a 26-24 victory in the NFC Wild Card playoff. The time for season-long evaluations will come over the coming week, but for now let’s take a quick look at how the Eagles performed in this game.
Drew Brees can be patient behind a steady offensive line. The Eagles struggled to bring a pass rush on Kyle Orton many times on Sunday night, so look for the defensive line to try and correct that this week against New Orleans. Easier said than done of course.
Drew Brees will be much more successful against the Eagles defense than back-up Kyle Orton was in the final game of the regular season. But, if the Eagles can knock Brees off his game, then the Saints could quickly run out of options to try and keep up wit the Eagles offense.
Seahawks fans rocked the stadium so hard during Monday night’s matchup with New Orleans that seismic instruments registered small tremors at various points in the game.
The Saints coach could elect to punt on fourth-and-5 from the Dallas 42, or he could try to get the one last first down New Orleans needed to set an NFL record.
Darren Sproles says Tampa Bay’s Dashon Goldson delivered a dirty hit when the defensive back was penalized for a blow to the Saints’ running back’s head.