Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
Including a pair of Super Bowls apiece, Mike Shanahan and Tom Coughlin have won a combined 345 games as head coaches in the NFL.
The Redskins and Giants will likely both finish under .500 in the same season for the first time since 2004.
Robert Griffin III finds himself battered and beaten both on-and-off of the field. Defensive linemen have assaulted his body, while fans and media have assassinated his character.
These athletes rack up championships yet manage to remain completely boring.
Michael Vick returned for the Philadelphia Eagles after missing 2½ games with a hamstring injury, but clearly wasn’t healthy and was removed for rookie Matt Barkley late in the second quarter.
You laugh now, but there was a time, very recently, when it was a debate. There was a time, when we thought the kid had commandeered the throne. There was a time when, when we thought it was the dawn of one empire, and the dusk of another.
The Giants created a little buzz early Saturday, making a trade to move up and grab Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib as a backup for two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning.
For the first time in five years, the Washington Redskins have something to play for heading into the final game of the season. And imagine how much better they’d feel had they held onto that lead for another 1:13 seconds in the Meadowlands way back in Week 7.
Phil Simms answers questions about the state of the NFL after seven weeks.