Former league MVP Rich Gannon breaks down the quarterback situations of every NFL team. This is the fourth of eight divisional breakdowns. In the NFL, the search for that elite quarterback never ends. If you have one, life is great. And if you don’t, you quickly better find one — or soon enough, you will […]
Trick plays in the NFL are exciting, and the well-timed use of them can lead teams to win. That includes in the postseason, with the Steelers executing one in Super Bowl XL to beat the Seahawks, and the Eagles running the Philly Special in a Super Bowl LII win over the Patriots. There is a time and place to try and run those type of plays, however. The Minnesota Vikings picked the wrong moment to try and run their own version of the Philly Special in their Wild Card game against the New York Giants, and it helped lead to the team’s postseason elimination.
The Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles join the playoffs this weekend after battling all season to earn No. 1 seeds with their impressive 14-3 records. Based on the past four years of NFL postseason results, however, their top seeds in each conference are not an indicator of a Super Bowl victory forthcoming on Feb. […]
Much has been made of a franchise quarterback’s need for elite “arm talent” in the modern NFL. Matt Cassel explains why Daniel Jones is a perfect example of a QB who can make plays and get the job done, even without a rocket arm like Patrick Mahomes or Josh Allen.
Following Super Wild Card Weekend, picks 1-23 of the 2023 NFL Draft are completely set. Picks 24-31 will be dependent on what happens in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. There are only 31 selections in the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft because the Miami Dolphins forfeited their first-round pick. The 33rd […]
Vikings’ fans and pundits alike have been vocal about their desire for a new defensive coordinator. Former Viking Robert Smith explains why Minnesota’s defensive personnel, not defensive coordinator Ed Donatell, needs to change.
A Super Wild Card Weekend that’s been full of surprises did not disappoint on Sunday, kicking off with an underdog taking a powerhouse to the brink, followed by another slight dog winning on the road. But the best might have been saved for a wild finish in prime time. The Bills were heavy favorites heading […]
The Giants and Vikings went down to the wire in Minnesota’s Week 16 win over New York, and many were geared up for another tight matchup on Super Wild Card Weekend. That’s what we got, and Greg Jennings explains how Daniel Jones used the opportunity to show the NFL he belongs.
Kirk Cousins ended the Vikings’ season with a turnover on downs after completing a fourth-down pass short of the sticks in the wild-card round against the Giants. Despite the final play, Robert Smith explains why you can’t blame Cousins for Minnesota’s shortcomings.