Sunday night’s Patriots-Chiefs thriller reiterated what we already knew about the current state of football: Offenses are spectacular, and defenses—even ones helmed by legendary coaches—are sinking to new lows. A search for answers as to why defenses seem helpless and hopeless in 2018
The 23-year-old quarterback was overhyped—not nervous!—at the start of the Chiefs’ Sunday night game against the Patriots. But once he settled in, Mahomes admirably held his own against the greatest quarterback of all time.
For a third straight game, the Vikings played without their Pro Bowl pass rusher as Griffen continues to take time off to address mental health issues. The fact that the team is giving a star player space—and that his teammates are on board with it—could ultimately have a greater impact than anything Griffen would be doing on the field
In a press conference in Georgia, McCoy’s former girlfiend reiterated her belief that he was involved in a July home invasion and assault, allegations that he has strongly denied. The NFL has not said whether it is investigating. Here’s where things stand.