A stellar performance backs up Eagles CB Darius Slay’s boasts

A stellar performance backs up Eagles CB Darius Slay's boasts

Although quarterback Jalen Hurts and the Eagles’ offense have garnered most of the attention, cornerback Darius Slay deserves attention, too. Slay has two interceptions through two games, both against the Vikings in Week 2. According to Pro Football Focus, the 31-year-old has an 84.8 grade, tied for second among corners.┬áDuring Week 2 of his 10th … Read more

Mitchell Trubisky was a mistake for the Steelers

Mitchell Trubisky was a mistake for the Steelers

It is rare for quarterbacks to transform into something completely different overnight after they have passed the developmental stage of their careers. A Ryan Tannehill comes along every now and then, but Mitchell Trubisky’s teetering stint with the Steelers shows that leopards rarely change their spots. While reports indicated Trubisky was the presumed starter even … Read more

HC Mike McDaniel, a ‘football savant,’ drew offensive inspiration from Allen Iverson

HC Mike McDaniel, a 'football savant,' drew offensive inspiration from Allen Iverson

Through two games, Miami’s passing offense has shone a spotlight on head coach Mike McDaniel and his unconventional approach to coaching. Andrew Hawkins, whom McDaniel coached during the 2014 season in Cleveland, recalled on “The Rich Eisen Show” that McDaniel would seek inspiration from Allen Iverson. He said McDaniel used Iverson’s crossover move as a … Read more

‘Joining Dan Marino in the history books’? Dolphins’ Tua Tagovailoa shifting narrative

'Joining Dan Marino in the history books'? Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa shifting narrative

Tua Tagovailoa entered his third season facing questions about whether the Miami Dolphins made a grave error selecting him ahead of Justin Herbert, the Los Angeles Chargers’ starting quarterback. The former No. 5 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft is quickly changing the narrative following a blazing start to 2022. “Miami Dolphin’s Tua Tagovailoa … Read more

49ers Star TE George Kittle will make his season debut in Week 3

49ers Star

George Kittle will make his season debut Sunday after three practices this week. Just before the season, the All-Pro tight end suffered a groin injury. As a result of injuries during his second contract, Kittle will team with Jimmy Garoppolo in a “new”-look 49ers offense Sunday night. Shanahan said Friday the sixth-year pass catcher won’t … Read more

Mike Tomlin on potential QB changes: “Definitively no”

Mike Tomlin on potential

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense struggled again in Thursday night’s 29-17 loss to the Cleveland Browns, adding fuel to the calls for the team to switch to first-round pick Kenny Pickett. Coach Mike Tomlin, however, isn’t ready to have that discussion. The Steelers lost Thursday’s game, dropping to 1-2 on the season. “I’m not in that … Read more

NFL Week 3 Against the Spread Picks

NFL Week 3 Against the Spread Picks

Against the Chargers, Trevor Lawrence and the Jaguars are a touchdown-underdog a week after shutting out the Colts at home. As a result of three dramatic comeback victories in Week 2, eight underdogs covered in NFL games. Only two teams (the Packers and the Bills) covered their spreads when they started out as favorites. NFL … Read more