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2 dark-horse Super Bowl contenders in the NFC nobody is talking about

With the NFL playoffs just over a month away the playoff picture is becoming clearer each week. The AFC has the Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers who have separated themselves from the rest of the conference. Meanwhile, the tightly contested NFC has several teams that could make it to the Super Bowl. Two teams […] The post 2 dark-horse Super Bowl contenders in the NFC nobody is talking about appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Packers: 5 biggest 2021 draft needs based on season so far

An early look at the Packers’ biggest 2021 draft needs. The Green Bay Packers have proven so far this season they can compete with the best teams around the league. A statement victory over the New Orleans Saints showed they should be considered Super Bowl contenders. However, they are far from favorites to lift the […] Packers: 5 biggest 2021 draft needs based on season so far - Lombardi Ave - Lombardi Ave - Green Bay Packers News and Fan Community

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Golden Nuggets: McGlinchey wants Garoppolo back with the 49ers in 2021

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ Your daily San Francisco 49ers links for Saturday, November 28, 2020 The good news for the San Francisco 49ers is that they’ll have Richard Sherman, Deebo Samuel, and Raheem Mostert on the field Sunday, and perhaps a few other key contributors. The bad news is the Niners could be without both Brandon Aiyuk and Trent Williams for the second time in four games. McGlinchey hopeful Jimmy G returns as 49ers QB in 2021 “In Jimmy’s first full season healthy as a starter, he took us to the damn Super Bowl,” McGlinchey said Wednesday....

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3&Out with Seth Galina: Can the Broncos’ defense befuddle Taysom Hill?

Can Lock handle the Saints’ pass rush? | Photo by Matthew Stockman/ Why Fangio should move away from man coverage this week. The New Orleans Saints are a legitimate Super Bowl contender. Sean Payton didn’t need Drew Brees a week ago, and instead relied on his defense wrecking Matt Ryan while Taysom Hill got his feet wet. Meanwhile the Broncos celebrated an upset victory over the once hapless Miami Dolphins to reach 4-6. At least from afar, it’s crystal clear what the Broncos will need to do if they’re going to knock off another giant: run the ball effectively,...

The Falcoholic

What if the Falcons win/lose against the Las Vegas Raiders

“Win” lol 2020 is a season of low points for the Falcons, and they hit another one with an embarrassing showing against the Taysom Hill-led Saints last week. They’ll get their shot at redemption against the arch rivals, but they first need to shift focus to Jon Gruden’s Raiders. Vegas is the only team to beat the scorching-hot Kansas City Chiefs this season, and this past Sunday they came very close to completing a season sweep of the defending Super Bowl champions, proving that they’re not a team to be trifled with. Let’s dive into the major what if scenario this...

The Pewter Plank

Buccaneers: How Tampa Bay pulls off the upset vs. Chiefs

How Tampa Bay Buccaneers pull off the upset vs. Kansas City Chiefs The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set to take on the reigning Super Bowl champions from a year ago this Sunday in Raymond James Stadium. The Buccaneers- who are coming off a disappointing loss to the Los Angeles Rams this past Monday- will play […] Buccaneers: How Tampa Bay pulls off the upset vs. Chiefs - The Pewter Plank - The Pewter Plank - A Tampa Bay Buccaneers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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Cowboys’ offensive line takes yet another hit with Zack Martin out multiple weeks

The injuries just keep piling up for the Dallas Cowboys. Pro Bowl offensive guard Zack Martin suffered a calf strain in the team’s 41-16 loss at the hands of the Washington Football Team on Thursday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported Martin is expected to miss 3-4 weeks, which could effectively end his season if […] The post Cowboys’ offensive line takes yet another hit with Zack Martin out multiple weeks appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Eddie Jackson activated from Reserve/COVID-19 list

Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/ The Chicago Bears got some Black Friday good news today as Pro Bowl safety Eddie Jackson was activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Jackson went on the list five days ago, so he missed most of the week of practice preparing for the Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football, but he’ll be back at it today at Halas Hall. The Reserve/COVID-19 list was crested this year for players who either test positive for the coronavirus or who have been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person. Jackson was placed on the...

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Three Browns players lead their positions for Pro Bowl voting

Three Cleveland Browns players lead their positions in Pro Bowl voting After seeing the latest update of Pro Bowl voting, Cleveland Browns fans are likely pleasantly surprised to see not one, not two, but three players at the top of their position for Pro Bowl voting. Myles Garrett leads all AFC defensive ends with 95,374 […] Three Browns players lead their positions for Pro Bowl voting - Dawg Pound Daily - Dawg Pound Daily - Cleveland Browns News and Fan Community

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Packers: David Bakhtiari among 2020 Pro Bowl vote leaders

The Packers have two players leading the way in Pro Bowl votes. Voting is well underway for the 2020 Pro Bowl and the NFL has released a list of the current leaders at each position from the fan voting. Based on this, the Green Bay Packers would currently have two Pro Bowlers. Star left tackle […] Packers: David Bakhtiari among 2020 Pro Bowl vote leaders - Lombardi Ave - Lombardi Ave - Green Bay Packers News and Fan Community

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Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes leads overall Pro Bowl voting; Russell Wilson, Dalvin Cook trail behind

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the best gunslinger in the NFL, so it’s not too much of a surprise to learn that he’s leading the league in Pro Bowl voting. According to Pro Football Talk, Mahomes has 143,355 Pro Bowl votes. The Chiefs star is ahead of Seattle Seahawks signal-caller Russell Wilson and […] The post Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes leads overall Pro Bowl voting; Russell Wilson, Dalvin Cook trail behind appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Raising Zona

Several Arizona Cardinals have eyes on Pro Bowl recognition

Various Arizona Cardinals are being recognized in the voting that’s underway for the National Football League’s 2020 Pro Bowl The 2020 NFL campaign has been an impressive one for the Arizona Cardinals. If the season ended right now, head coach Kliff Kingsbury‘s squad would be in the postseason for the first time in five years. […] Several Arizona Cardinals have eyes on Pro Bowl recognition - Raising Zona - Raising Zona - An Arizona Cardinals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Field Gulls

Russell Wilson, Nick Bellore among leading vote getters for Pro Bowl

Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports While the Pro Bowl was cancelled this season in what was perhaps the most difficult gut punch of 2020, the NFL is still taking votes and will be announcing rosters for the NFC and AFC. On Wednesday, the league provided an update on Pro Bowl voting by fans, with the deadline less than a month away. Among the leading vote getters are Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, as well as special teamer Nick Bellore. Wilson is second in the NFL in total votes, with 139,839, which trails just Patrick Mahomes and his 143,355 votes. Bellore is leading...

Arrowhead Pride

Chiefs have two players in top five of 2021 Pro Bowl fan voting

Photo by Harry How/ ...and four players leading their AFC positions. The Kansas City Chiefs are making their mark on the 2021 Pro Bowl voting, according to a press release from the NFL on Wednesday. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes leads all voting with 143,335 votes. Tight end Travis Kelce is fourth in voting with 127,868 votes. Just in from the NFL — Patrick Mahomes leads Pro Bowl voting with 143k votes.Four after MahomesRussell Wilson 140kDalvin Cook 132kTravis Kelce 128kDeAndre Hopkins 127k— Pete Sweeney (@pgsween) November 25, 2020 In addition,...

Still Curtain

3 teams that could keep Pittsburgh out of Super Bowl LV

While the Pittsburgh Steelers are still in the driver’s seat of the AFC, they have some tough competition in the upcoming playoff bracket. Who is most likely to kill their dreams of another Lombardi Trophy? The American Football Conference is no laughing matter this 2020 NFL season, as nine teams have at least six wins […] 3 teams that could keep Pittsburgh out of Super Bowl LV - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Field Gulls

Pre-Snap Reads 11/26: Happy Thanksgiving!

Photo by Bryan Bennett/ Read! Russell Wilson Currently Second In NFL Pro Bowl Voting, Seahawks Third Among All Teams https://www.seahawks.com/news/russell-wilson-currently-second-in-nfl-pro-bowl-voting-seahawks-third-among-all- Embracing Seahawks Culture And Life In The PNW https://www.seahawks.com/news/newcomers-embracing-seahawks-culture-and-life-in-the-pnw Bobby Wagner, Seahawks Preparing For Eagles’ Impressive Running Game https://www.seahawks.com/news/bobby-wagner-seahawks-preparing-for-eagles-impressive-running-game Seahawks Gameday Playlist: Week...

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Six Things Patriots Fans Should Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

New England Patriots fans have had plenty to be thankful for over the last 20 years, with nine AFC championships, six Super Bowl titles and plenty of drama. This season is a little bit different. The Patriots are 4-6, and it’s tough to get a good read on this squad after it beat the 6-4 […] The post Six Things Patriots Fans Should Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving appeared first on NESN.com.

Arrowhead Pride

Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady: Two different types of greatness

Photo by Maddie Meyer/ While the Chiefs acknowledge Tom Brady’s legacy, they know they have an incredible quarterback of their own. In only his third season starting for the Kansas City Chiefs, quarterback Patrick Mahomes is already facing six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady for the fourth time. That’s a special situation — considering some big-time quarterback matchups only happen two or three times over players’ careers. It also means that the Chiefs are familiar with facing Brady. He may not be playing for the New England Patriots anymore, but...

NFL Spin Zone

Philadelphia Eagles: Time to bench Carson Wentz yet?

Things have gone poorly for Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles offense. He’s not a Super Bowl-winning quarterback and currently ranks as the third-lowest rated passer in the NFL behind Daniel Jones, and sits just ahead of Drew Lock and Sam Darnold. If you’re Carson Wentz of the Philadelphia Eagles that’s not exactly the company […] Philadelphia Eagles: Time to bench Carson Wentz yet? - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.

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Bears QBs Mitchell Trubisky and Nick Foles won’t cure Chicago’s malaise, claims Tony Dungy

NBC analyst and Super Bowl-winning head coach Tony Dungy offered a straightforward opinion of the Chicago Bears’ offense during a recent interview with the Chicago Tribune. More specifically, Dungy believes that it doesn’t matter if it’s Nick Foles or Mitchell Trubisky starting against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. This may sound like a brash […] The post Bears QBs Mitchell Trubisky and Nick Foles won’t cure Chicago’s malaise, claims Tony Dungy appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Pride Of Detroit

Lions TE T.J. Hockenson leads Pro Bowl vote for NFC tight ends

Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports Surprised? You shouldn’t be. The first round of Pro Bowl voting results is in, and believe it or not, there is a Detroit Lions player that leads the NFC in voting at his position. No, it’s not punter Jack Fox (fix that, by the way). It’s tight end T.J. Hockenson. Per an NFL memo sent to media members, Hockenson currently leads all NFC tight ends with 54,312 votes from fans. Hockenson is only in his second year in the NFL, but did not make the Pro Bowl last season. Through 10 games, Hockenson has 40 catches (fourth among TEs) for 441...

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Jets could see two rookies make Pro Bowl despite winless season

The New York Jets are six losses away from going 0-16 on the season, but they could somehow have two rookies make the Pro Bowl. According to Rich Cimini of ESPN, Jets rookie left tackle Mekhi Becton is leading the fan voting in the AFC for offensive tackles, while punter Braden Mann is leading the […] The post Jets could see two rookies make Pro Bowl despite winless season appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Patriots captain David Andrews leads NFL centers in Pro Bowl voting by fans

Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/ David Andrews had drawn 51,482 Pro Bowl votes as of Wednesday morning. No AFC or NFL center has garnered more votes for the 2021 Pro Bowl than David Andrews. The New England Patriots captain stood with 51,482 from fans as of 8 a.m. ET Wednesday, the league announced. The NFC’s top vote-getter at the position, Jason Kelce of the Philadelphia Eagles, stood with 40,358. Andrews, 28, has started seven games for New England this season and played all 461 downs over the course them. Along the way were three weeks spent on injured reserve after...

Revenge of the Birds

Arizona Cardinals have two of the leading vote-getters for the Pro Bowl

Photo by Abbie Parr/ The Arizona Cardinals are 6-4 and in the seventh spot in the NFC playoffs. They’ve done so with a good talent, but some players have stood out more than others. Two of the players that have really stood out are now at the top of the vote getters for the Pro Bowl. DeAndre Hopkins has 127,039 votes which is the top vote getters at the wide receiver position in the NFC. He is also the fifth highest vote getter in the NFL. Hopkins leads the NFL in receiving yards and is third in receptions. He has been everything the Arizona Cardinals...

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How Kliff Kingsbury’s Brief Patriots Tenure Prepared Him For Coaching Career

Kliff Kingsbury never appeared in a regular-season game for the New England Patriots. But he left his one season in Foxboro with two things he’ll always cherish: 1. A Super Bowl ring, which he received after the Patriots beat the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl XXXVIII, and… 2. An overflowing reservoir of football knowledge. “I […] The post How Kliff Kingsbury’s Brief Patriots Tenure Prepared Him For Coaching Career appeared first on NESN.com.

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Colts kicker Rodrigo Blankenship leads AFC Pro Bowl voting at his position

Rookie kicker Rodrigo Blankenship has scored 94 points and has been accurate for the Indianapolis Colts.        

Arrowhead Pride

Who should start on the Chiefs’ offensive line when healthy?

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports We discussed this and more on the latest mailbag edition of the Arrowhead Pride Laboratory. On the Wednesday mailbag edition of the AP Laboratory, we were asked what the optimal offensive line for the stretch run would be if everyone on the Kansas City Chiefs who could be available is healthy. Here’s what we came up with: LT Eric Fisher The no-brainer here. Fisher at points this season was the only starting offensive lineman from the Super Bowl on the field for the Chiefs. He’s not going anywhere — and should obviously continue...

Tenn Truth

Tennessee Titans sneak back into power rankings top-10

The Tennessee Titans won a big game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, and that was enough to push the Titans back into the top-ten. The Tennessee Titans had a successful bounce-back game on Sunday against a team that’s considered to be a Super Bowl contender. The Titans defeated the Baltimore Ravens 30-24 in overtime, […] Tennessee Titans sneak back into power rankings top-10 - Tenn Truth - Tenn Truth - FanSided Coverage of the Titans, Predators, Vols and Vanderbilt

Stephen A.'s message to Cowboys fans: Something will go wrong, mark my words! | Get Up

Stephen A. Smith joins Get Up to discuss the NFL's protection of quarterbacks and is confident that the Cowboys will not make the Super Bowl even though Dallas is the best team in the NFC heading into Week 3. #GetUp #NFL ✔

It’s the beginning of the end for Drew Brees and Sean Payton – Stephen A. | First Take

Stephen A. Smith predicts Saints QB Drew Brees will retire if he comes back from his thumb injury and leads the New Orleans to a Super Bowl victory, freeing up Sean Payton to coach the Dallas Cowboys. #FirstTake #NFL ✔

Stephen A. gets annoyed with Max Kellerman saying the Browns are Super Bowl contenders | First Take

Stephen A. Smith does not buy Max Kellerman's argument that the Cleveland Browns are Super Bowl contenders. #FirstTake #NFL ✔