The Minnesota Vikings traded away four draft picks to move to select Cordarrelle Patterson in the first round. Patterson has already impressed the Vikings coaching staff with his learning ability, speed, size and athleticism. The former Tennessee Volunteer could play a few different roles for the Vikings as a rookie in 2013.
Quarterback Matt Ryan set five Falcons single-season passing records. While impressive, it made the Falcons one-dimensional, relying too much on their aerial attack. With the addition of All-Pro running back Steven Jackson, the Falcons can now be dangerous both through the air and on the ground.
There are a large number of high-profile players who, due to injuries or poor performance, disappointed last season. Here are 10 who are poised to return to form this year.
Ever since high school, Marshawn Lynch has been compared to another running back. Lynch has been covered by the glory of someone else, will this be the year that he ultimately radiates his dominance on the gridiron?
Fans of the Oakland Raiders know the phrase “quarterback competition” almost more than any other in the English language. That is no different for the 2013 season, but Matt Flynn hopes that the competition ends his well-traveled career and ends with him.
This week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.
SB Nation’s Panther Blog Editor James Dator: “I Think It’d Be A Mistake For The Panthers’ Offense To Rest On Last Week’s Performance Heading Into Week One”
Bustin Loose 8-26-13 James Dator joins the guys to talk Panthers and what we should expect this season.
With this week’s batch of preseason contests complete, all that is left is the formality final game next week and then the all important Kickoff Weekend.
Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”
Finally in the NFL, Manti Te’o is looking to give football fans everywhere reasons to forget about his fake girlfriend scandal. His performance with the San Diego Chargers may be just the thing to jolt his name back to football relevance.
Check out pictures from the WFNZ AAA Dog House on Morehead & Mint Street. Great to see a victory win against the Chicago Bears, even if it was a preseason game.
“Bustin’ Loose” with Frank Garcia and the guys from “The Drive” are out at the Carolina Panthers Training Camp in Spartanburg, SC, for our second day here.
Check out pictures of Luke Kuechly, Greg Hardy, and more Carolina Panthers coaches and players stopped by to talk with “The Mac Attack” and “O.T.B. with Brett Jensen” at Panthers Training Camp in Spartanburg, SC.