New Orleans is 2-4 and Brees is the NFL’s 17th-rated passer entering Sunday night’s matchup with MVP candidate Rodgers and 5-2 Green Bay.
The tags were used last offseason on the Saints’ Jimmy Graham, the Panthers’ Greg Hardy, the Redskins’ Brian Orakpo and the Jets’ Nick Folk. Disappointment mostly has followed.
The University at Buffalo product didn’t even receive a signing bonus, but has been given a chance because of injuries and has produced two 100-yard games.
Forget about the defending champs label for a moment, and Seattle resembles just another 3-3 team at this point.
With four touchdown passes Sunday night, Peyton Manning set an NFL record 510 career TD passes to reaffirm his status as the greatest regular-season quarterback in history.
There was much talk Sunday about the problems wide receiver Percy Harvin was creating. But the defending Super Bowl champions continued to struggle without him.
The Colts’ third-year QB leads the NFL in passing yards and TD passes.
Andrew Luck close behind as non-QBs DeMarco Murray and J.J. Watt also in the conversation as season nears halfway point.
The Jaguars and Raiders are winless and the Redskins, Jets, Buccaneers and Rams have one victory each. A look at their draft needs, and prospects who could fill them.
In the third season after the deal intended to reverse both teams’ fortunes, they’re a combined 2-9 and both in last place. They’ve gone 29-45-1 since the trade.