We’ve heard about concussions quite a lot lately around the NFL and within the Eagles’ organization. Back in Week 7, RB Brian Westbrook took a knee to the head and has been sidelined since, and a shocking number of others have sustained concussions as of late–including Redskins’ RB Clinton Portis, Steelers’ QB Ben Roethlisbeger, Arizona QB Kurt Warner, and most recently, the Eagles’ dangerous weapon at the WR position, DeSean Jackson (pictured, #10). More »
The New England Patriots know all too well the feeling the New Orleans Saints are experiencing right now. In 2007 it was the Patriots who were coasting along every week with consecutive wins as they went on to an undefeated regular season. The Saints however, are not nearly as impressive as the Patriots were this time two season ago. The Saints have four come from behind victories, where the Patriots were putting up close to 50 points on opponents and being accused of running up the score after a game was clearly out of reach for the opposing teams. More »
On Saturday, I wrote my reasons why the Eagles would lose to the Redskins (right here). Pretty much all of those things I mentioned came true, luckily for us Jim Zorn and the Redskins abandoned the run and tried to make Jason Campbell beat us himself. It almost worked. The Eagles secondary is a patched-together unit made up of veterans and guys off the street. Campbell made some amazing throws and Santana Moss had a pretty good game, all I can say is thank the football gods that Chris Cooley didn’t play or this could have been a very different game. More »
The best running back in football is Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, he’s led the NFC in rushing as a rookie, 2nd in the NFL and has led the NFL in rushing the last two years and until Chris Johnson does that, Adrian Peterson is the best running back in the NFL. Now if the question is who is the best running back in the NFL “this season” or “in the last five games”, then the answer would be Chris Johnson. More »
Football fans, get ready for an exciting new feature from all of us at BlitzNation. We call it “BlitzNation’s 25 Days of Christmas” and you’re going to love it. Here’s how it will work. Each day, we’ll give you one item on our Christmas wishlist, and we’ll continue to do this all the way up to Christmas day. More »
The Chicago Bears lost yet another game yesterday in which they were embarrassed and exposed, and now fall to 4-7 on the season. Bears fans throughout the world are starting to point fingers. Is it management? Is it coaching? Or is it players? There’s no right answer in this debate, but I’m here to break it down, and see who should receive most of the blame for this absolute disaster of a season for a once proud franchise. More »
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