Also, Zuerlein’s leg becomes legendary, Mahomes and Reid get it turned around but Reid fails to defend the coin toss, Gronk emerges, a fine day for Wade Phillips, and—hopefully—the day the forces the NFL to finally modernize overtime rules and officiating in general.
Plus, Nick Foles proves he is made of magic, Trubisky delivers in the season’s biggest moments, the Texans continue with their bafflingly poor play in the secondary, a star rises in Indy’s defensive backfield, Ezekiel Elliott runs wild, Frank Reich’s tremendous facial hair and more from the Wild-Card games.
Plus, another epic officiating gaffe, Baker Mayfield knocks on the door of legend status, the Jaguars defy all logic (again!) by retaining their coach and front office, Deshaun Watson takes a bunch of big hits for no good reason, Kittle tops Kelce for a record, Steelers get to spend the offseason regretting everything, the 49ers defense makes unfortunate history, a fond farewell to a Bills legend, and much more from a wild Week 17.
Plus, Luck and Colts stay alive, Cowboys win the East, Steelers sure could have used a reliable star running back this season, Trubisky recovers in San Fran, Browns get a rare season sweep, Deshaun Watson has a great but soon-to-be-forgotten performance, Jaguars mercifully end the Kessler Era, the Dolphins go out with a whimper, Aaron Rodgers shows he can still do it and more from Week 16.
Plus, fire everyone in Jacksonville for the Kessler debacle, Mike Zimmer gets his wish as the Vikings run wild, the Bears are NFC North champs, Derrick Henry steamrolls another hapless defense, the 49ers and Seahawks get chippy, some weird and wild stuff from Eli Manning, and more from Week 15’s Sunday slate.
Plus, nobody tanks in the NFL, the Patriots’ series of missteps and miscalculations, the Steelers play without Big Ben and lose their margin for error, Chiefs and Saints survive, the sad end of the Panthers’ season and a Jets lineman delivers the cheap shot of the season.
Plus, upsets galore as the Panthers, Colts and Packers lose games when they couldn’t afford to lose, the Giants win a wild one on a Bears bad day, the Ravens keep rolling with Lamar Jackson, Odell throws a TD and makes a business decision, Mariota rises up, Jaguars get to play spoiler like they always wanted, and Cody Kessler gets a win!
Plus, the perfection of Philip Rivers, Andrew Luck’s MVP-caliber year continues, Josh Allen’s magnificence, the Eagles stay alive, Denver is back in it, Gronk returns to the end zone, and has Lamar Jackson bought himself another start?
Plus, Alex Smith’s devastating injury, choking season comes early for the Chargers, Panthers and Eagles on the brink, Colts are in total control, Ryan Fitzpatrick can’t stop throwing interceptions and more from Week 11
Plus, Trubisky has his best game of 2018, Todd Bowles on the brink after Jets blown out by Bills, Pack back on track, Jaguars’ season keeps slipping away, Falcons defense does them in, Tampa’s unprecedented incompetence, Raiders-Chargers gets chippy, and much more
Plus, Marcus Peters officially a huge problem for the Rams, the Chargers hold on despite an inability to kick, Nathan Peterman can’t catch a break any more than his receivers can catch a pass, Vance Joseph struggles to make proper decisions, FitzMagic had them where he wanted them, Lions miss Golden Tate, Browns stink no matter who coaches them, Darnold’s nightmare run continues, and the Ravens are kidding themselves if they think John Harbaugh is the problem
A big decision looms for Bucs coach Dirk Koetter, Adrian Peterson has his first receiving touchdown since 2013, James Conner about to render Le’Veon Bell irrelevant, why almost the entire Giants roster should be available for trades, Broncos continue to bumble their way through a rough patch in their schedule, Kareem Hunt’s beautiful TD run and more.
Plus, a (possibly) questionable call precedes the Cowboys’ game-ending missed kick, why Vrabel was right to go for two, the story of a kicker’s redemption in Tampa, Kerryon Johnson shines, Eric Reid’s eventful day, Vikings very much back on track, Trubisky implodes while the Bears pass rush disappears, and more from Week 7
Plus, Bears in chaos, some more Burfict filthiness, the Nathan Peterman Reality Tour is still not enjoyable, worrying about Bortles, Falcons hold on, Ravens D-line has a day, a brutal (uncalled) hit on Amari Cooper, big plays from old people like Frank Gore and Matt Bryant, and more from a wild Sunday afternoon in Week 6
Also, the Steelers right the ship, the Vikings start their climb back by beating Philly, the Lions get Aaron Rodgers after getting Tom Brady, the Broncos are a semi-pro team on the road, the Giants can’t catch a break in Carolina, and the Bengals D does it all in fourth-quarter rally
Plus, Trubisky has a field day, a sketchy review helps the Raiders along, some nutsy fourth-down calls from AFC South coaches, Earl Thomas goes down and gives a one-finger salute to his team, Falcons defense is a mess, Texans finally get it done and much more from Week 4