Tag: NFL

Nov 21 2018

NFL continues torrid scoring pace

[embedded content] Getty Images The Chiefs and Rams went up and down the field Monday night, combining for 105 points in one of the most exciting NFL regular-season games in history. They produced the third-most points in a game in NFL history. But points have come easily in most NFL games this season as the […]

Nov 21 2018

NFL Panic Index 2018: Should the Chiefs be worried about the playoffs?

The Kansas City Chiefs came up just short in the best NFL game we’ve probably ever seen. They fell behind early against the Rams and then roared back on the bionic arm of Patrick Mahomes. The two teams exchanged the lead four times in the fourth quarter alone, and despite a valiant effort, the Chiefs […]

Nov 20 2018

NFL playoff picture: Rams could do something on their Week 12 bye that no team has done in 80 years

After beating the Chiefs 54-51 in a wild game that somehow lived up to its lofty expectations, the Rams will definitely be heading into their bye this week on a high note, and there’s a chance their day off could turn into a giant celebration.  Although the Rams won’t be on the field in Week […]

Nov 20 2018

20 best NFL regular-season games in last 40 years: Where does Chiefs vs. Rams rank?

Nate Davis USA TODAY Published 2:07 PM EST Nov 20, 2018 Rarely does pre-game hype of an NFL game we’re all excited about fail to actually do the contest in question requisite justice. But it happened Monday — and, with help from ESPN’s Louis Riddick, I had already done my part to feed the buzz. (Thanks again, […]

Nov 20 2018

John McClain's NFL power rankings: Week 12

The Saints are still No. 1 after their rout over Philadelphia, and the Texans are still moving up: 1. New Orleans (9-1) | Last week: 1 After bombarding Philadelphia 48-7, the Saints have a nine-game winning streak. They’ve scored at least 40 points in six games. 2. L.A. Rams (10-1) | Last week: 3 The […]

Nov 20 2018

NFL Week 12 Power Rankings: Why all 32 teams are thankful

7:00 AM ET It’s that time of the year again to count your blessings, and NFL teams should be doing it, too. In the Week 12 edition of the Power Rankings, our NFL Nation reporters adopted a Turkey Day theme and found a reason each team should be giving thanks. How we rank: Our power […]

Nov 20 2018

NFL Power Rankings, Week 12: Rams jump Chiefs after epic bout

Almost nobody has ever heard of A.D. Whitfield. The little-known Redskins halfback — and North Texas State Mean Green alum — played three years with Washington in the 1960s, scoring six career touchdowns. Three of them, however, came during one outing in November of 1966: a 72-41 track meet that was hardly ever threatened as […]

Nov 20 2018

We just watched the greatest regular-season NFL game ever

8:54 AM ET If you missed Monday night’s Chiefs-Rams game, stop reading this and rectify that problem immediately. Do what you have to do. Call in sick to work. Sit in the back of class and watch it without even pretending to pay attention to what’s going on up front. Buy a copy from your […]

Nov 20 2018

Houston Texans vs. Washington Redskins RECAP, SCORE, FANTASY STATS (11/18/18) | NFL Scores Week 11

The AFC South Houston Texans (6-3), led by quarterback DeShaun Watson, meet the NFC East Washington Redskins (6-3), led by quarterback Alex Smith, in a Week 11 NFL football game on Sunday, November 18, 2018 (11/18/18) at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Click here for picks and predictions for Week 11. We’ll have up-to-the-minute scoring and stats […]

Nov 20 2018

Welcome to the New NFL, where Chiefs-Rams shootout forced defenders to score or lose

LOS ANGELES — As the loose football wiggled, rolled and hopped around on the green grass in front of him Monday night, Samson Ebukam — who was only a scoop away from a wide-open path to the end zone — heard the commanding voice of his head coach, Sean McVay, repeating one thing: “Bend your […]