The Philadelphia Eagles will kick off their 2019 season at 1:00 p.m. today against the Washington team, as they try to make their way back to the Super Bowl. You excited?A season ago, the Birds were hobbled heading into Week 1, as they were missing Carson Wentz, Alshon Jeffery, and Timmy Jernigan to injury, as well as Nigel Bradham to a suspension. This season, the Eagles are mostly healthy. Washington, meanwhile, will be without their best player in Trent Williams, as well as other key players. You can find the final injury report here.As we noted in our five matchups to watch, the strength of Washington's team is up front on defense, with a trio of interior defensive linemen who can create disruption, as well as an edge rusher in Ryan Kerrigan, who is quietly building a Hall of Fame resume. Otherwise, this Washington roster is downright bad, and it will be alarming if the Eagles cannot overwhelm them.The Eagles are rare Week 1 double-digit favorites in this game, and the … [Read more...] about Live updates/open thread: Eagles vs. Washington, Week 1
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Nolan Bianchi Special to The Detroit News Published 12:21 AM EDT Aug 18, 2019 The Detroit Lions on Saturday night wrapped up Week 2 of the NFL Preseason with an exhibition in Houston. Only two games remain until the real action kicks off in the first week of September. Two weeks ago we previewed the top five games to watch from Week 1 of the college football season, and with the pros now dominating every news cycle, it’d be only fair to give them similar treatment. Here are the five best games to watch for from Week 1 of the NFL season. 1. Pittsburgh Steelers at New England Patriots The only two NFL franchises with six Super Bowl victories meet for the second edition of Week 1’s Sunday Night Football presentations. There will also be a banner raised at Gillette Stadium, as the Patriots’ most recent title came in February with a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl 53. Pittsburgh shipped and let walk their most … [Read more...] about Here’s a look at the top NFL games in Week 1
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield looks to pass during an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. The Browns won 21-17. (AP Photo/David Richard)New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold, right, throws a pass against the Cleveland Browns during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates during an NFL football game against the New York Jets, in Cleveland. Rookie Baker Mayfield has a new gig _ starting quarterback. Browns coach Hue Jackson made the switch to Mayfield official on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, and the No. 1 pick will make his first start Sunday at Oakland. Jackson decided to make the move after Mayfield replaced an injured Tyrod Taylor on Thursday night and led the Browns to a 21-17 come-from-behind win over the New York Jets _ Cleveland’s first since 2016. … [Read more...] about CG Technology posts lines on all 2019 NFL games Weeks 2-16
Justin Rogers The Detroit News Published 8:00 PM EDT Apr 17, 2019 Allen Park — The Detroit Lions will open on the road, followed by a stretch against three playoff teams from a year ago and close the 2019 season hosting the Green Bay Packers. The NFL released the schedule for all 32 teams on Wednesday night. Here are five observations from Detroit’s draw. A tough start For the first time in three years, the Lions will open the season on the road, taking a long flight to Phoenix to face the Arizona Cardinals. That also means it could be the second consecutive year the Lions open the year against a rookie quarterback. The Cardinals hold the No. 1 pick in next week’s draft and are currently projected to take Oklahoma standout, and Heisman Trophy winner, Kyler Murray. The good news for the Lions is they beat the Cardinals at their place last season, snapping an eight-game road losing streak to the franchise. The bad news, the Lions return home to Ford Field to … [Read more...] about Detroit Lions schedule unveiled: Here are five observations
Dave Birkett Detroit Free Press Published 11:44 AM EDT Apr 16, 2019 The NFL is set to release its 2019 schedule at 8 p.m. Wednesday, though surely several games will leak ahead of time once team personnel get it in their hands. For now, here's what we know: Detroit Lions' 2019 opponents are set The NFL has a scheduling format it follows every year that makes knowing the opponents easy. The Lions play home and away against each of their division rivals, the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears, and face the AFC West and NFC East this season. Because they finished last in their division last year, the Lions also play the last-place team in the NFC West (the Arizona Cardinals) and NFC South (Tampa Bay Buccaneers). The Lions' entire home schedule includes games the Packers, Vikings, Bears, Bucs, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers. On the road, they face the Packers, Vikings, Bears, Cardinals, … [Read more...] about NFL schedule release: Who will Detroit Lions play Week 1?