Lions' 0-2 Start Doesn't Mesh With Playoff HopesUSA Today ran the numbers, and teams that start 2-0 like the Lions are - newsflash - far less likely to make the playoffs. According to the story, "over the past six seasons you have a 4% chance of making the playoffs if you're winless headed into Week 3." And since the NFL expanded to its playoff format in 1990, only 11.2 percent of 204 teams to start 2-0 have made the playoffs that season.
Keidel: Rams Risk Getting Smeared Should They Cut Michael SamMichael Sam's magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.
NFC Update: Teams Averted Catastrophe This Week For First Team OffensesThis week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.
NFC Update: NFL Preseason Victories Overshadowed By Key Player LossesHere's an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries...
NFC Update: NFL Preseason Is In Full SwingTeams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.
Fantasy Football: Top 12 Defenses To DraftGood rule of thumb: Wait on defenses. Here's our top 12 fantasy football defenses to draft.
NFC Update: Hall Of Fame Game Opens NFL PreseasonThis weekend witnessed its first preseason game, and in no time the bid for the Super Bowl will be well under way.
NFC Update: Injuries Sideline Key Players Ahead Of NFL SeasonThe good news is, arrests and court cases did not dominate NFL news this week. The bad news is that injuries to key players overwhelmed the news cycle instead.
NFC Update: Training Camps Open, Teams Prepare For NFL SeasonWelcome back to another update of the weeks' events. Here's a glimpse at the latest happenings around the NFC...
NFC Update: Contract Extensions And Rehabbed Players Returning To NFLContract extensions and players expected to return for Week 1. Here's a glimpse of the news and stories emerging from the NFC this week..
NFC Roundup: Quarterback Battles Heat Up Across NFLAs Kickoff weekend creeps closer every day, the stories around the NFL continue to heat up. Here are the notable developments this past week for teams in the NFC...
NFC Roundup: Training Camps, NFL Kickoff Days AwayThe past week has not been a stellar one for the NFL, with arrest warrants and substance abuse violations dominating the off season news. Here's a look at the latest developments around the NFC.