12:41 AM EST, Fri January 22, 2021
ClutchPoints

Joe Thomas admits Browns betrayed his expectations of the team

The Cleveland Browns exceeded everybody’s expectations in the 2020 season, going 11-5 and making the playoffs for the first time in 18 long years. Not only did they make the playoffs, but the Browns also dominated their first playoff game against their division rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers. Even Browns legend Joe Thomas was surprised that […] The post Joe Thomas admits Browns betrayed his expectations of the team appeared first on ClutchPoints.

GMEN HQ

NY Giants: 5 Players who need to step up in 2021

The NY Giants need more production from these key players next season if they want to return to the NFL playoffs. The NY Giants appear to be headed in the right direction again. Thanks to head coach Joe Judge and the new culture he instilled, along with much improved 2020 offseason acquisitions, things are starting […] NY Giants: 5 Players who need to step up in 2021 - GMEN HQ - GMEN HQ - NY Giants News & New York Giants Fan Community

Pats Pulpit

Patriots offseason preview: New England’s defensive edge a mix of potential and uncertainty

Photo by Maddie Meyer/ Related: Patriots offseason preview: New England has some work to do along its interior D-line While the NFL playoffs are still underway with four teams left standing, the New England Patriots are already in the process of turning their attention towards what lies ahead: after not qualifying for the postseason for the first time since 2008, the offseason has arrived at Gillette Stadium — and it will be one of major intrigue considering that the 7-9 squad has a long list of players scheduled to enter free agency once the new league year...

Cincy Jungle

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: Chumps to Champs

Photo by Joe Robbins/ On this week’s episode, John and Anthony talk about Championship Weekend, discuss the other new coaching hires and gives a couple of free agent profiles that fit the Cincinnati Bengals’ needs. It’s Championship Weekend in the 2021 NFL playoffs and the Cincinnati Bengals are keeping a watchful eye as to what it takes for teams to be in the hunt for a Lombardi. One of the critical steps in the process is the NFL Draft and the OBI crew continues its “State Your Case” segment with a couple of draft possibilities at No. 5 overall. John and...

Dawg Pound Daily

3 early Cleveland Browns defensive free agent targets

The Cleveland Browns came up short this season but they proved they belong. Here are three defenders who they could add in 2021 to take the next step There are no Cleveland Browns fans who are happy with how the 2020 NFL Season ended. Sure, they got far in the playoffs and had the defending […] 3 early Cleveland Browns defensive free agent targets - Dawg Pound Daily - Dawg Pound Daily - Cleveland Browns News and Fan Community

Predominantly Orange

Denver Broncos: Playoffs in 2021? Here’s how they can do it

It’s a new era in Broncos Country, ‘officially’ underway, as General Manager George Paton recently wrapped up his introductory press conference.  He said a lot, but also nothing at all. And as a general manager, this is exactly what we should have expected. GMs are very deliberate, calculated people, and remain this way when speaking […] Denver Broncos: Playoffs in 2021? Here’s how they can do it - Predominantly Orange - Predominantly Orange - A Denver Broncos Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

ClutchPoints

The NFL Divisional Round Was Bad For Football

The divisional round of the NFL Playoffs drew a ton of eyes and the ratings were high, but it was not a great weekend for the league as a whole. On the daily NFL podcast Peacock and Williamson, Matt Williamson sounded off on why the divisional round was not a good weekend for the NFL. […] The post The NFL Divisional Round Was Bad For Football appeared first on ClutchPoints.

GMEN HQ

NY Giants 2020 Season: 4 Pleasant Surprises

The 2020 season was certainly an unforgettable one for the NY Giants. Between hiring a new head coach, having no offseason program, playing through a pandemic, and nearly making the playoffs at 6-10, it certainly was an unusual year in East Rutherford, NJ. The Giants faced a tough gauntlet of games against some damn good teams. […] NY Giants 2020 Season: 4 Pleasant Surprises - GMEN HQ - GMEN HQ - NY Giants News & New York Giants Fan Community

Field Gulls

Seahawks OC search: Seattle expected to interview Raiders assistant

I tried to find a picture of Kirby Wilson and Tom Cable together with the Raiders, but was unsuccessful in doing so and had to settle for Wilson with coaching legend Hue Jackson. | Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports For many fans of the Seattle Seahawks the NFL playoffs have taken a back seat to the search for an offensive coordinator following the team and Brian Schottenheimer parting ways. It’s barely been a week since the team announced that they and Schotty had broken up, but they have already been linked to several high profile candidates, including Doug Pederson, Mike...

Pats Pulpit

Patriots offseason preview: New England has some work to do along its interior D-line

Photo by Maddie Meyer/ Related: Patriots offseason preview: Major changes could be on the horizon for New England’s interior O-line While the NFL playoffs are still underway with four teams left standing, the New England Patriots are already in the process of turning their attention towards what lies ahead: after not qualifying for the postseason for the first time since 2008, the offseason has arrived at Gillette Stadium — and it will be one of major intrigue considering that the 7-9 squad has a long list of players scheduled to enter free agency once the new...

Da Windy City

Chicago Bears: Mike Singletary a candidate for Defensive Coordinator opening

The Chicago Bears opening at the Defensive Coordinator position does not appear to be an attractive job for potential candidates. The reason for the lack of interest is because the job is essentially a death sentence. Barring a run to the Super Bowl next season, or at least, an extended run in the playoffs; it […] Chicago Bears: Mike Singletary a candidate for Defensive Coordinator opening - Da Windy City - Da Windy City - A Chicago Sports Site - Bears, Bulls, Cubs, White Sox, Blackhawks, Fighting Illini & More

Daily Norseman

Norse Code Podcast Episode 364: One Million (Vibes)

Norse Code Logo Norse Code returns to discuss the lack of news coming out of the Vikings and their Offensive Coordinator position. We also go over the major news in the league including Deshaun Watson, the Divisional Playoffs, and a fantastic Bears press conference. *****Download Link Here***** Episode Notes: Mayne Event with Jared Allen and Wes Welker The Saints are alleged to have helped the Catholic Church cover up sex abuse scandals Randy Moss and Allen Iverson were both on a path to play football together at Notre Dame Bears seem to be interviewing James...

Bear Goggles On

Philip Rivers retiring makes things more difficult for the Chicago Bears

It was announced this morning that Philip Rivers will be retiring after 17 years in the NFL. Rivers played well for the Colts this season — leading the team to the playoffs and an 11-5 record. The Colts played a good game but fell just short to the Bills on Wild Card Weekend. Apparently, that was […] Philip Rivers retiring makes things more difficult for the Chicago Bears - Bear Goggles On - Bear Goggles On - Chicago Bears News and Fan Community

Vikings Territory

What is the worst loss in Vikings history?

The Minnesota Vikings missed the playoffs this year after making it last year. The fans right now are not just wishing their team was still in the playoffs, but also looking back at some playoff moments in franchise history (mostly bad). No doubt the Vikings have had many heartbreaking playoff losses in their history, including … The post What is the worst loss in Vikings history? appeared first on Vikings Territory.

Revenge of the Birds

2021 NFL Playoffs show that offense is king in NFL

Photo by Stacy Revere/ With four teams left in the 2021 NFL Playoffs it becomes even more interesting to look at where those teams rank in terms of their offensive and defensive DVOA from Football Outsiders at the end of the 2020 NFL season. Let's take a look. Kansas City Chiefs: Offensive DVOA - 2 Defensive DVOA - 22 Overall - 6 Buffalo Bills: Offensive DVOA - 5 Defensive DVOA - 12 Overall - 4 Green Bay Packers: Offensive DVOA - 1 Defensive DVOA - 17 Overall - 3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Offensive DVOA - 3 Defensive DVOA - 5 Overall - 2 Where were the Arizona...

Pride Of Detroit

The Rowe Report: Ridiculous rules to denied high fives, the ultimate NFL divisional playoffs recap

Unstoppable Aaron Rodgers, big win for Bills Mafia, Tom Brady’s reign continues, and more. NOTE: If a gray box pops up saying the video is blocked, just click the link to watch on YouTube. As this wild 2020 football season comes to an end, some of the league’s best teams are taking the main stage in the playoffs. This weekend, the Green Bay Packers took down the Los Angeles Rams at Lambeau Field. The team was firing on all cylinders — Aaron Rodgers looked like a dominant force as the defense wracked up four sacks of their own. Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills came out...

Vikings Territory

skoLOL: The Divisional Round Jamboree

Bryan Miller is a local writer and comedian that stops by each week for a skoLOL top 10 list! This week he focuses on the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs… 10. The Rams lost badly to the Packers. It’s the first time in history someone from LA didn’t look good in Wisconsin. 9. Patrick … The post skoLOL: The Divisional Round Jamboree appeared first on Vikings Territory.

Bucs Nation

Bucs of the Playoffs: at Saints

Photo by Chris Graythen/ Which five players were Tampa Bay’s best in Sunday night’s NFC Divisional Round win over the New Orleans Saints? Having lost five straight games to the Saints dating back to 2018, the Buccaneers had a big hurdle to clear on Sunday night in New Orleans if they wanted to get to the NFC Championship Game for the first time since the 2002 Super Bowl season. Thanks to a phenomenal defensive effort and some opportunistic offense, that hurdle has been left in the dust. Tampa Bay used four total turnovers and a 17-7 second-half run to win the game...

NESN.com

Any Tom Brady-Aaron Rodgers ‘GOAT’ Debate Ultimately Is A Waste Of Time

After Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers knocked the New Orleans Saints out of the playoffs Sunday night, a truly astounding statistic was produced on FOX’s broadcast. Brady now has twice as many playoff wins as any other quarterback in NFL history. 1. Tom Brady: 322. Joe Montana: 163. Peyton Manning: 144. John Elway: 145. Terry […] The post Any Tom Brady-Aaron Rodgers ‘GOAT’ Debate Ultimately Is A Waste Of Time appeared first on NESN.com.

Pats Pulpit

Patriots offseason preview: Major changes could be on the horizon for New England’s interior O-line

Staff Photo By Matt Stone/ MediaNews Group/Boston Herald Related: Patriots offseason preview: Has New England found its offensive tackles of the future? While the NFL playoffs are still underway with fou teams left standing, the New England Patriots are already in the process of turning their attention towards what lies ahead: after not qualifying for the postseason for the first time since 2008, the offseason has arrived at Gillette Stadium — and it will be one of major intrigue considering that the 7-9 squad has a long list of players scheduled to enter free agency...

Field Gulls

Seahawks OC search: Mike Kafka to stay with Chiefs per report

Photo by David Eulitt/ It’s been barely more than a week since the Los Angeles Rams ended the season of the Seattle Seahawks in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, and Tuesday marks exactly one week since the Hawks parted ways with Brian Schottenheimer. Those two things have combined to bring a cycle ups and downs not common for the offseason as Seattle fans have ridden the waves of ups and downs as names have been connected to the opening. To this point in time many of the bigger names linked to the Seahawks coaching search have been former head coaches, including...

The Pewter Plank

Tampa Bay Buccaneers embarrass Michael Thomas in huge win

Zero catches. Zero touchdowns. Zero impact. Where was Michael Thomas? In the biggest game of the season, most teams rely on their big-name players to step up to the plate when it matters most. Depth helps, but it never replaces superstars, especially during the playoffs. Apparently, Michael Thomas didn’t get the memo. After a huge […] Tampa Bay Buccaneers embarrass Michael Thomas in huge win - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Cincy Jungle

Bengals QBs coach Dan Pitcher believes Joe Burrow will improve vs. AFC North foes in 2021

Photo by Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire via The Browns, Ravens and Steelers all made the playoffs in 2020. As the Cincinnati Bengals and their fans anxiously await year two of the Joe Burrow, Bengals quarterbacks coach Dan Pitcher already has predicted one area that his young quarterback will improve next season. In an interview with Bengals.com, Pitcher said he expects Burrow to perform well against the teams’ AFC North foes due to his great recollection. “He’s got excellent recall,” Pitcher told Bengals.com. I think as time goes on and he has more chances...

Just Blog Baby

2021 NFL Draft: Position groups Las Vegas Raiders should target Round 1

The Las Vegas Raiders finished the 2020 NFL season outside of the playoffs once again, and have made it back to the postseason only once since the 2002 NFL season. There has been a lot of bad between then and now, but after improving in the win column in each of the last three seasons, […] 2021 NFL Draft: Position groups Las Vegas Raiders should target Round 1 - Just Blog Baby - Just Blog Baby - Las Vegas Raiders News and Fan Community

Riggo's Rag

What the Washington Football Team learned in the Divisional Round

Despite not playing this weekend the Washington Football Team had a revealing truth about its team shown during the Divisional Round of the Playoffs. I hear what you are thinking. The Washington Football Team was eliminated last week. So how could they have learned anything this weekend? Well, I am sure Ron Rivera and others […] What the Washington Football Team learned in the Divisional Round - Riggos Rag - Riggos Rag - Washington NFL News & Fan Community

The Pewter Plank

Could Vita Vea make a return when the Bucs need him most?

Could Vita Vea make a difference down the stretch? The Buccaneers finally got a win over the Saints when it mattered the most. Tampa Bay gets to keep their spot in the playoffs for one more week, and the defense played one of its best games of the season. Four takeaways against the very safe […] Could Vita Vea make a return when the Bucs need him most? - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Decision to bench Eli, start Daniel Jones came at PERFECT time | Pick Six Podcast

Will Brinson is joined by Brady Quinn and Ryan Wilson to discuss Daniel Jones taking over the starting QB role for the New York Giants, Cam Newton's injury status and 0-2 teams that could still make the playoffs.

Aaron Rodgers' legacy hinges on this season - Max Kellerman | First Take

Max Kellerman says Aaron Rodgers will be remembered in a more negative light if the Green Bay Packers miss the NFL playoffs again this season. #FirstTake ✔

Antonio Brown is a CLOWN and Josh Allen will lead the Bills to the playoffs | Time to Schein

Adam Schein gives his take on all of the nonsense going down between Antonio Brown and Ben Roethlisberger on Twitter. Adam Schein also discusses how quarterback Josh Allen will lead the Buffalo Bills to the playoffs and that Jerry Jones will need to sign