The NFL schedule hasn’t even completed a quarter, thanks to an extension of the season’s 17 games. Already, though, there’s all sorts of nonsense—some of it actually argues—what’s next. And what happened?
— Urban Mayor Jaguar won’t see Thanksgiving (or maybe even Halloween) as a coach.
– Dallas has its best team since Jimmy Johnson (remember him?)
– Arizona has the best team ever.
– Cincinnati has its best team because Boomer Asiason was slinging the pass.
Big Ben shakes hands at the quarterback as well as Big Ben the Clock.
– New Orleans needs Drew Tree behind the center.
Sure, there are dozens of other such predictions or announcements floating around. They range from ridiculous – Detroit would lose all 17 games; Oh wait, the Lions have already worked 0-16 – for the Sublime – Aaron Rodgers will lead Green Bay to the Super Bowl title, and then head off to Pittsburgh or New Orleans or even Tampa Bay If Tom Brady finally recognizes his age .
We’ll stick to the half dozen above. for now.
What a mess, and not just because the Jaguars are 0-4 and have 19 consecutive losers. Looking at their upcoming schedule of hosting Tennessee on Sunday; “home” to Miami in London; Bye; in Seattle; home for buffalo; in Indianapolis; And home to San Francisco, it’s conceivable that the Jags would approach the Bucs’ dubious NFL mark of 26 consecutive defeats set in their first two seasons (1976–77), before the vulnerable Falcons traveled to northern Florida.
Meyer’s latest mistake, however, has shed a bright light on a coach already known for his path-breaking work during his college career. Mayer, 57, had to apologize to his family, team, and Jaguar owner Shad Khan after he left a loss-of-life flight home in Cincinnati and was captured on video dancing between his legs with a young woman, While he was sitting on a barstool. . Another video showed the mayor apparently touching her from behind.
Will the mayor be able to survive that incident? Obviously, at least for now. Will he – or will he – persist through all the defeats that lie ahead is the more appropriate question.
As Jimmy used to shout: “How about ‘their cowboys’ combat?”
So far, pretty impressive, especially as a healthy Dak Prescott displays MVP-caliber play on offense. A defense that would have gone awry as a complimentary detail in 2020 is also showing signs of providing balance.
But for those who liken the Americas team to the creation of Johnson, which led to three Super Bowl titles in four years, calm down. Let’s see if the Cowboys can maintain this high level of performance in the mediocre NFC East, should they dominate.
The NFL’s lone remaining undefeated team may also be its most exciting team. Kyler Murray is throwing in an array of game breakers. A solid running game. Chandler Jones and JJ Watt ran from the sidelines, with Budda Baker a steady presence in the secondary and a strong set of young linebackers. A fearless coach at Cliff Kingsbury.
Like Dallas, though, don’t get carried away. Kurt Warner and Larry Fitzgerald took the Cardinals to a Super Bowl they almost won in February 2009. But it’s hard not to be obsessed with what’s happening in the Valley of the Sun.
Yes, the days of Boomer — and Ken Anderson, for that matter — are deep in the past. Even moderate success has faded into mediocrity or worse, with Carson Palmer as quarterback and Marvin Lewis as coach.
Still, Bengal appears to be moving upwards; Not that there was much room to go the other way. They have the building blocks on offense with QB Joe Burrows, RB Joe Mixon, some danger on the receiver and maybe finally, a decent offensive line. In Logan Wilson, he has one of the most dynamic young linebackers, and the pass rush shows promise.
No longer have Bungalows (we think), they have to show they have the power to always stay in the rugged AFC North.
Yes, Ben Roethlisberger looks old and worn out. Remember, however, that he doesn’t have a complementary running game and the rebuilding offensive line is unstable at best.
What’s worse is that there are times of lethargy on the field, which should puzzle and deeply disturb coach Mike Tomlin, who has no tolerance for his lack of passion.
Is It Time to Reevaluate Everything in Pittsburgh? This was probably after an early playoff exit after last season’s 11–0 free fall.
The Saints could use Drew Breeze at quarterback – if they were getting vintage Breeze. He didn’t really have that guy in the last two seasons.
Blaming the mystical nature of the Saints’ play so far on his replacement, Jameis Winston, however, is unwise. What Sean Payton’s team seems to lack is the on-field leadership in tight conditions, but it runs across the roster.
That said, few NFC teams have Payton’s talent base in Nawlins. True from RB Alvin Kamara, when he returned from injury, WR Michael Thomas, to Tysom Hill, everything. The defense has horses in it Cam Jordan, Demario Davis and Marshan Latimore.
There is no time to panic in the Big Easy.
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