Najee Harris, Steelers take on Browns on Thursday Night Football

Najee Harris and the Steelers take on the Browns on Thursday Night Football.Image: Getty Images Through two weeks, Steelers’ halfback Najee Harris has recorded just 72 rushing yards on 25 attempts. Meanwhile, Bengals’ quarterback Joe Burrow has been sacked 13 times for a total loss of 73 yards. Harris has been so inefficient (3.47 yards … Read more

Bengals, Falcons, Titans, Panthers, Raiders: Ranking the 0-2 teams

1. Tennessee Titans Image: Getty Images The most thing concerning the Titans’ blowout loss to the Bills on Monday was the defense’s continued inability to stop the run. Tennessee has allowed the second most yards (339) in the league, ceding six yards per carry, also the second-worst mark in the NFL. I understand that the … Read more

Bengals’ Joe Burrow’s ‘magic’ might not be enough to save the season

Joe Burrow could use a lot more pass protection.Image: Getty Images After losing to the Cowboys Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals fell to 0-2. It would seem lady luck has abandoned ship and put last year’s Super Bowl runner-up on notice that it might not be as easy as once thought. Building a perennial winner in … Read more

Arizona Cardinals’ Kyler Murray is the NFL MVP of Week 2

Arizona’s Kyler Murray gets the MVP for Week 2.Image: Getty Images As tempting as it is to call Tua Tagovailoa the most valuable player of Week 2, he had help. Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle meep-meeped all over the Raiders, but he earned so much respect that this is the weekend everyone learned how to … Read more

Most and least valuable players

Saquon Barkleyphoto: Getty Images Saquon Barkley had never won a season opener in the NFL prior to Sunday. If it weren’t for his 24 touches and 194 yards from scrimmage, Barkley would be starting an NFL season in a 0-1 hole for the fifth time in his career. Instead, Barkley’s high usage day kept the … Read more

Matt Ryan and Joe Burrow overslept and missed the first 3 quarters of Week 1

Both Joe Burrow and Matt Ryan got off to a reaaaally slow start.Image: Getty Images It takes a second for muscle memory to kick in when you haven’t played a game in eight months. Joe Burrow and Matt Ryan seemed to forget that in the NFL, you can’t wait until the fourth quarter to focus … Read more

The garbage kicking, field-goal missing, place-kicking phenomenon that opened the 2022 NFL season

Problem shooter?Image: Getty Images I firmly believe that I’m not the only person who had a warm feeling all inside the chest region on Sunday. That lovely feeling wasn’t provided by a lovely smelling indica from the dispensary. It came from the reality that the NFL had finally returned. No more training camp tales about … Read more

NFL pundits are forgetting Patrick Mahomes

No love for Mahomesphoto: Getty Images I know that it’s just an image, from a corporate Twitter account nonetheless. It’s there strictly for engagement purposes. There is no reason for me to get this worked up over an image, but these things are supposed to be worth a thousand words right? There have been some … Read more

Beware the YouTube footage of the transfer quarterback

QB Spencer Rattler transferred from Oklahoma to South Carolina in December.Image: Getty Images A change of scenery doesn’t change a player’s DNA. Coaching staffs can alter the way a quarterback is used and improve his production, but the flaws will surface under intense stress. It’s like Tim Tebow’s throwing motion. The guy could have the … Read more

5 NFL teams with high expectations that could easily disappoint

photo: Getty Images Tua Tagovailoa is facing the most pressure of any young quarterback in the league heading into the 2022 campaign. The kid drafted one pick after him (Justin Herbert) in Los Angeles has set the league on fire in his first two seasons, won offensive Rookie of the Year, and was named to … Read more