The Carolina Panthers are playing so well that the NFL wants them to be seen on a national stage. Due to that, and the success of the New Orleans Saints, an upcoming game has been moved to prime time for the whole world to see.
With Monday night’s performance and a 7-3 record, Can Newton seems to have won over many in the national media (again). Many have declared him an MVP candidate. Where should he rank? Here is my attempt to find Cam’s place among the NFL’s most valuable.
Peyton is still here. He’s still active. Boy, is he active. And last night was more than dropping a double-nickel, like Jordan did against the Knicks on his comeback trail.
With fantasy drafts now in full swing, would-be owners are scrambling to unlock the secrets of this year’s draft. To that end, let’s take a closer look at who might be the best QB option this year in fantasy: Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees.
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?”
Having an elite signal-caller who can win you the game in crunch time is essential for any NFL franchise.
The Panthers did what they had to and that was beat the Saints to sweep the season series, but was it enough to save Ron Rivera’s job as head coach? Only owner Jerry Richardson knows what will happen next but if Sunday was indeed Rivera’s last call his team didn’t lay down on him.
For the fourth time in the last five seasons, the Panthers will close out the season against the division rival Saints, and the only thing on the line for either club is to finish on a positive note. Carolina desperately wants to surpass last year’s win total while New Orleans, disappointed that they will miss the postseason for the first time since 2008, is looking to go 8-8.
The end is here and it could be the end of the line for a couple of head coaches and for a pair of quarterbacks. The Panthers and Saints go at it for the final time this year, and for fans watching, it could turn out to be an entertaining game.
The Panthers season comes down to this: They have one foot in the grave and the other on a banana peel and the only way to get back on solid footing is to beat the Cowboys on Sunday. But Dallas is on notice from their owner to shape up or ship out and they need a win just to get back to the .500 mark.