Week 3’s Thursday night matchup features two NFC South teams that made headlines for all the wrong reasons last season.
When he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week’s game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn’t sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season.
It won’t be easy.
As a third-generation NFL player, as well as relatives playing both for college and professional teams in Atlanta, Jake Matthews seems like a perfect fit for the Falcons.
Wes Durham the voice of the Atlanta Falcons talks with Primetime about the first week of Falcons training camp. They get into the how Julio Jones has become a premiere wide receiver, who Wes thinks will finish first in the NFC South, and we get his thoughts on Cam Newton in his 4th year.
Here is a list of five players who will have a bounce back season.
The NFC South is poised to be one of the toughest divisions in football for the upcoming season. If you’re looking for parity in football look no farther than here. Since its inception in 2002, all four teams have won the division three times, and no team has won it twice in a row.
Will anything weird happen at the NFL Draft? Probably. But until then, here are our five favorite goofy NFL Draft moments.
Cam Newton clinched his first division championship with a big win in his hometown.
The Carolina Panthers may have been facing off with the lowly Atlanta Falcons in the regular season finale, but they still had a lot to play for as far as the playoffs were concerned. Once again, they had to hold on for another victory, but they did it with a tout defense and an offense that scored when it counted.