For just the second time in the past 11 regular-season games between Pittsburgh and Baltimore, the outcome was decided by more than a field goal, as the Ravens crushed the Steelers 26-6 last night at home.
Victor Cruz has been a productive member of the New York Giants’ offense for four years now. In his first three seasons in the league, he averaged over 1,000 yards receiving each year. But as his statistics have declined, so has his patience. Cruz thinks that more targets by Eli Manning will turn into more production for him.
The NFL can’t be happy that its most controversial franchise is playing its primetime game to kick off Week 2. But that’s exactly what’s happening as the Baltimore Ravens host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night (8:25 ET, CBS).
The New York Football Giants stumbled out of the starting gate again in 2014, losing an error filled game against the resurgent Detroit Lions 35-21 on Monday night. This week, Big Blue hosts the Arizona Cardinals, who came back to defeat the San Diego Chargers 18-17 in a game also played on Monday night.
If the New England Patriots hope to win their sixth consecutive AFC East title, their defense will need to play better.
New England’s Tom Brady hopes to get his first win of the 2014 season when he faces his former backup, Minnesota’s Matt Cassel.
Here is how players, sports pros and regular folks reacted to Ray Rice’s suspension on Twitter.
Things were looking pretty good for New England after the first 30 minutes of play, but everything went south during the last 30 minutes
Chris Ivory burst through a few tackle attempts for a 71-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter, and the New York Jets’ defense clamped down on Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr in a 19-14 victory Sunday.
The Patriots wilted on a steamy in South Florida and wound up losing a season-opener for the first time in 11 years.