There were 14 NFL team owners smiling on Monday because their teams were still playing more games. Many of the coaches of those clubs have security beyond these playoffs. Not all, though. As for the other 18 franchises whose season is finished, well, some of those owners already are in the midst of head-coaching searches, […]
In Quick Slants, former NFL team executive Joe Banner provides a unique perspective each week on the NFL, its players and coaches. This week, he takes on multiple topics, including: >> The imbalance of power between the AFC and NFC >> The Colts’ unimaginative offensive play-calling >> Why teams shouldn’t use the run as a […]
Former NFL head coach Eric Mangini worked with three of this year’s new head coaches — Brian Daboll, Josh McDaniels, and Matt Eberflus — during his career, and in this video offers his background and insights into each, and the positives that helped lead them to head coaching roles this offseason.
Now over halfway through the season, the rumor mill is starting to churn about which NFL head coaches may be on the hot seat and at risk of being replaced. For those head coaches who’s jobs may be in jeopardy, former head coach Dave Wannstedt has some advice about how to keep those distractions out of the locker room, and keep all the players and the rest of the coaching staff focused on winning games.
The Las Vegas Raiders, at 2-7 this season, have considerably underwhelmed after an offseason where they added superstar receiver Davante Adams and brought in head coach Josh McDaniels to lead the team. Eric Mangini addresses just how much of the blame for the team’s struggles rests on McDaniels’ shoulders, and whether his job is in jeopardy just half a season in.
Best Quotes From NFL Week 8 “I was like, hey, y’all got to pass the ball, right?” — Bills DE Von Miller on his surprise that the Packers kept running the ball in the second half ***** “It’s amazing what you can accomplish when nobody cares who gets the credit. My high school coach always […]
We’re seeing plenty of parody in the NFL right now. Teams like the New York Giants, New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons are winning. Even more startling, away underdogs are 30-21-1 (58.82%) against the spread (ATS). Last week, six different underdogs won straight up! Sterling ATS performance is less about player performance and more often […]
Week 1 proved what we already knew about the NFL: It’s a lot easier to pick the best and brightest in the AFC than it is the NFC. Buffalo. Kansas City. Cincinnati. The Chargers. Tennessee. Baltimore. Not all won in Week 1, but you can make a Super Bowl case for each. And the […]
It’s a division matchup this week, the Las Vegas Raiders at the Los Angeles Chargers. We all know that the AFC West is a juggernaut this year, a lot of great teams, lot of great quarterbacks, and really good defenses. Everybody in that division bolstered its defense for this season. McDaniels Inherits an Offense The […]