End of the 1st Quarter: Minnesota Vikings

After an impressive – not to mention surprising – victory over the much fancied Atlanta Falcons last Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings are well placed at 2-2 at the quarter point of the 2014 NFL season. Our Vikings blogger Olav Sorumgard tells us the story of the Vikes’ season to this point…

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End of the 1st Quarter: New York Jets

With three losses to NFC North opponents the Jets sit rooted to the bottom of the AFC East standings with a 1-3 record. Uncertainty remains over the QB position and this Sunday Rex Ryan’s team head to San Diego for yet another difficult fixture. Here’s Jets blogger Mark Roberts with his quarterly report…

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End of the 1st Quarter: Washington Redskins

With a quarter of the 2014 NFL season gone the Washington Redskins are bottom of the pile in the NFC East. After an opening day win the ‘Skins have lost three on the bounce and were destroyed by Eli and the Giants in New York in week 4. Uncle Sam’s Redskins man Christian Burt assesses a 1-3 start…

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End of the 1st Quarter – New Orleans Saints

One of the big surprises of the NFL season so far has been the struggles of the New Orleans Saints, who currently stand third in the NFC South with a 2-2 record. Saints blogger Lee Gardiner gives us the lowdown on what’s been happening in the Big Easy these first four weeks…

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3 and out – Bills looking for a fresh start

Since my first post on our fantastic 2-0 start it’s been mostly all downhill for the Bills with 2 losses in a row. The latest game against the Texans was the last straw for our young quarterback and now Buffalo are looking for that fresh start at QB.

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3 and out – Rodgers masterclass humiliates Bears

Green Bay’s vice grip over Chicago continued as an Aaron Rodgers offensive clinic saw the Pack trounce the Bears 38-17 at Soldier Field on Sunday. The Bears offence put up some big numbers too and the game was only the 2nd time in NFL history in which neither side forced a punt. 

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3 and out – Is it time for Vick in NY?

After a third loss to NFC North opposition Jets QB Geno Smith is coming under increasing pressure from fans who want to see Mike Vick starting. Uncle Sam’s Jets blogger Mark Roberts discusses the QB situation and more in this week’s 3 and out…

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3 and out – Vikings clip Falcons wings

It’s been quite the start for the unfancied Minnesota Vikings, who now stand at 2-2 and tied for second in the NFC North with the Bears and Packers after a hugely impressive 41-28 over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Olav Sorumgard picks three things that caught his eye from the game…

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Cause for optimism in Cleveland despite losing start

Perhaps predictably, their bye week (week 4) finds the Cleveland Browns with a losing 1-2 record, but does that tell the whole story ?

The Browns started the 2014 season buoyed by the arrival of new QB Johnny Manziel. However, after being comprehensively outplayed by returning veteran Brian Hoyer in pre-season, Johnny Football has found himself riding the Cleveland bench, receiving just a handful of opportunities, primarily on gimmick plays.

Despite this (and their two defeats), there has been much cause for optimism from the Browns’ performances, not least the emergence of a running game and the play of a much changed and maligned receiving corps.

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Four Downs: Minnesota Vikings

It’s been a traumatic start to the season for the Vikes. Unable to build on an impressive opening day win over the Rams due to the Adrian Peterson ‘switch’ scandal, they now sit 1-2 having also lost their starting QB for the year. Here’s Uncle Sam’s resident Viking, Olav Sorumgard, on Minnesota’s start and expectations for the rest of the year…

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