Patriots Opponent Profile: Ravens Bring Improved Offense To FoxboroBaltimore's defense is just as tough as ever, but it now has a dangerous offense to go with it.
Team Grades: Lions Continue Offensive Resurgence Against BucsThe Detroit Lions were able to excel on both offense and defense in their win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,
Opponent Profile: Lions Hope To Handle Business Against Lowly TampaThe Detroit Lions should win their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but they can't take them lightly.
Five Things: Panthers Vs. Saints Thursday Night RoundupThe Saints took control of the NFC South with a 28-10 victory over the Panthers last night, their first win in Carolina since 2011. New Orleans enters a three-game home stretch with a 4-4 record, while Carolina (3-5-1), which only has one win in its last seven games, travels to Philadelphia in 10 days.
Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Drew Brees, Cam Newton And Jimmy GrahamThe Saints are coming off their best game of the year after hammering Green Bay 44-23. However, they have not won a road game this year. The Panthers are hoping to continue that trend, and they will be bringing back a familiar face in running back DeAngelo Williams.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: New Orleans Saints At Carolina PanthersThe Saints and Panthers are both 3-4 and yet tied atop the NFC South. New Orleans has an extremely quick turnaround after playing on Sunday night.
Opponent Profile: Lions Head Overseas To Play Struggling FalconsThe Detroit Lions face another defensively struggling NFC North team in the Atlanta Falcons
Team Grades: Stafford Leads Lions To Late WinAfter a slow start, Matthew Stafford had a big fourth quarter in leading the Detroit Lions to a big win over the New Orleans Saints
Opponent Profile: Lions Defense Preps For Saints OffenseThe Detroit Lions take their stout offense into a matchup with New Orleans' potentially potent offense.
Team Grades: Lions Miscues Costly Against PanthersThe Detroit Lions shot themselves in the foot repeatedly in a loss to the Carolina Panthers on the road.
Lions Set To Face Panthers Team With Returning Cam NewtonThe Detroit Lions and Carolina Panthers both won their openers. Now, they square off in week two, with the Panthers getting their starting quarterback back.
Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving ThreatThe Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.