Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN is the site for a standalone Sunday night preseason affair between the Steelers and Titans on Sunday, August 25. NFL exhibition games are often won by the team that gives the greater effort, and the hometown Titans will probably care more about this “meaningless” contest than the Steelers, a perennial Super Bowl contender.
The most important week of the preseason is finally here, as coaches bring out the first team to see extended action in Week 3.
Friday's preseason NFL action is highlighted by two "dress rehearsal games," and starters on all four teams should see significant playing time, unlike other weeks of the preseason.
The Chargers have struggled to attract fans since moving to the City of Angels. But why is that so, and what can the team do to get out of second- or third-tier status in the crowded sports landscape of Los Angeles?
The NFL will reach a milestone in 2019, with the kickoff to its 100th season Thursday, Sept. 5. Coinciding with the historic season, several players should find themselves celebrating landmark achievements in 2019, with many on the verge of setting single-season or career records.
Much like last week, preseason games will be spread over several days. The action begins Thursday night with six contests, including a clash in Queen City between the Giants and the Bengals.
It is hard to believe that a team with a combined 10-22 record in 2017 and 2018 has been the lead on SportsCenter for each of the last two preseasons. Because of Jon Gruden's decision to trade away Khalil Mack in 2018 and Antonio Brown's antics in 2019, the Raiders find themselves on television a lot for a non-contender.
You've likely set a draft date for your fantasy football league and are plotting feverishly to pick up a guy like Patrick Mahomes or Julio Jones. But finding the perfect breakout player is just as important to winning in fantasy, or finding value in a team that may defy expectations and go on a playoff run. Here are five players poised to experience a breakout year in 2019, based off of coaching changes, rotating roster pieces and added experience at the pro level.
Detroit took a big step back under new head coach Matt Patricia last season, finishing 6-10 and fourth in the NFC North. Can the Lions claw their way to the top of the division in 2019 with the additions of C.J. Anderson, Trey Flowers and T.J. Hockenson?
One thing is certain—Houston will have another stellar run defense. Every starter from the front seven is back in 2019, and J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney should continue to excel at a superstar level.