Tag: offense

Dec 01 2018

The Triple Option: Utah's defense gives enough, but offense sputters – KSL.com

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Triple Option: Utah’s defense gives enough, but offense sputters  KSL.com Kyle Whittingham of Utah irked at officiating in Pac-12 title game  ESPN Highlights: Washington football captures Pac-12 title with gritty win over Utah  Pac-12 Networks Washington vs. Utah score: Huskies claim Pac-12 championship in defensive struggle  CBS Sports Utah football report card: Offensive […]

Nov 30 2018

Here’s how the Kansas City Chiefs defense beats the Raiders offense – Arrowhead Pride

After a much-needed bye, we are back with Raiders week! This week, the Kansas City Chiefs defense takes on a struggling Oakland Raiders offense in what must seem like a relief after a game against the high-flying Los Angeles Rams. There was reason for optimism after the Rams game, so most Chiefs fans are excited […]

Nov 19 2018

Vikings offense sputters as Bears win, gain breathing room in NFC North

CHICAGO – The Chicago Bears’ rise, from a 5-11 record to the top of the NFC North under first-year head coach Matt Nagy, has been fueled by a creative offense and a defense that leads the league in points off turnovers. It was the latter attribute, more than the former, that fueled the 25-20 victory […]

Nov 19 2018

Saints' historic offense maintains incredible pace in rout

8:39 PM ET NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints‘ offense has gone to ludicrous speed. The Saints, who have been scoring points this season at the highest rate in NFL history, just routed the reigning champs for their ninth straight victory — a 48-7 blowout against the Philadelphia Eagles that saw Michael Thomas, Alvin […]

Nov 16 2018

Is it time for Aaron Rodgers to call out issues with Mike McCarthy, Packers' offense?

Tom Silverstein Packers News Published 10:12 AM EST Nov 16, 2018 SEATTLE – Unless you were dozing in and out of consciousness during the Green Bay Packers’ 27-24 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night, you saw what has become clear to everybody. Something is broken on offense and coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Aaron […]

Nov 13 2018

49ers report card: Grades for offense, defense in 27-23 loss to Giants

SANTA CLARA — The 49ers let another close game slip away, something that has been commonplace for the team over the past two seasons. The 49ers squandered a 10-point lead in the second half, as Eli Manning found Sterling Shepard on a 3-yard touchdown pass in the closing minute to enable the New York Giants to […]

Nov 02 2018

Celtics Displaying Championship Defense, Improving Offense Behind Kyrie Irving

Brian Babineau/Getty Images Apparently, the Boston Celtics can put it all together.  With Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum, Gordon Hayward, Al Horford and others waiting to light up scoreboards on any given night, points can come from myriad directions. But prior to Thursday night’s 117-113 victory over the no-longer-undefeated Milwaukee Bucks, the Celtics’ preventing prowess had typically taken […]

Oct 30 2018

Patriots do what they're supposed to do against hapless Bills offense

Of course, it was Robert A. Heinlein who wrote: “If a grasshopper tries to fight a lawnmower, one may admire his courage but not his judgement.”  Heinlein, a science fiction writer who died in 1988, knows nothing of the current state of the Buffalo Bills or their fans’ proclivity for lobbing rubber penises onto the […]

Oct 30 2018

Everything you need to know about the 2018 Bills offense happened in 1 soul-crushing drive

The Bills were surprisingly able to hang with the Patriots for the majority of Monday Night Football. Then once again, the Buffalo offense failed its defense in a 25-6 loss. Derek Anderson threw for 290 yards and an interception, the running game averaged just 2.4 yards per carry, and the Bills failed to score a […]

Oct 30 2018

Patriots Notes: Julian Edelman, James White Carry Sluggish Offense In Win Over Bills

by Zack Cox on Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 2:36AM ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Some notes and nuggets from the New England Patriots’ 25-6 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Monday night at New Era Field: — Though the final score line seemed to indicate a relatively comfortable Patriots win, this one was a slog […]