Archive for the ‘NFL’ Category

Bears back on track, thanks to Mack

It was closer than it should have been, but the Bears are off and running. Having blown a big lead at Green Bay a week earlier, things were getting a little edgy when Russell Wilson hit Tyler Locket in the back corner of the end zone to get Seattle within one score, but this time the defense stepped up and closed out the game…

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3 and out: Agony for Raiders, but Carr back on track

The Oakland Raiders were on the brink of a morale boosting win at the rival Denver Broncos, but despite leading for almost the entire game there was late heartbreak for Jon Gruden’s team. Robert O’Reardon reports…

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3 and Out: Rams Overcome Raiders in Monday Night Showdown

The Los Angeles Rams won their season opener 33-13 at the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football in the final game of week one. Our Rams correspondent Tom Green gives his take on the week one match up…

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3 and out – Gruden Ram-Raidered on NFL return

Jon Gruden’s return to coaching did not start as he would have hoped, as his Oakland Raiders came up short against the LA Rams. Our resident Raider, Robert O’Reardon, reports on a lacklustre showing from the silver and black…

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3 and out – Redskins run over Arizona

Washington hit the ground running with aplomb and a victory in Arizona. Our Redskins blogger Christian Burt goes 3 and out on this satisfying opening day win vs the Cardinals

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Same Story, Different Author: Bears Blow It

The year may change, the coaches may change, the players may change. Yet some things stay the same, such as the Bears finding ways to lose from winning positions and making Aaron Rodgers look like Superman. Dave Usher reports on a tough opening loss for Chicago…

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Washington Redskins Season Preview 2018

The Washington Redskins will go into the new season with legitimate hopes of making the play-offs. Our regular Skins writer Christian Burt goes Skin Deep once again in his preview of the Redskins chances in 2018.

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Redskins swing for priority needs in the Draft 2018

It’s a standard debate during the NFL draft time of year. Does a team take the Best Player Available (BPA) path or draft for need?

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Redskins Bring The Payne

With the Washington defence repeatedly shredded by the run in 2017, the Redskins likely had only minor hesitation in pushing the button for DT Da’Ron Payne at 13. Our Redskins writer Christian Burt goes Skin Deep on Draft Day 1

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STAYING PUT: McDaniels leaves the Colts hanging

The Patriots may have lost Super Bowl LII, but they gained a small victory when offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels decided not to take up the Colts’ offer to become their head coach and remain in Foxborough. But what could have caused such a dramatic – and possibly career-limiting – change of mind?

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