You're not alone if you went to Google today and typed in "who is the Steelers' backup quarterback?" The question has been on the minds of football fans from coast to coast ever since Ben Roethlisberger exited Pittsburgh's game against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday afternoon with a non-contact injury.
Mitchell Trubisky and the Bears came out flat against the Packers during Week 1. Can they right the ship this Sunday against the Broncos? We examine that matchup as well as Kansas City vs. Oakland and New Orleans vs. Los Angeles.
The long-suffering fanbases of the Cleveland Browns and the New York Jets entered 2019 with hopeful fantasies of a breakthrough season producing a playoff appearance. Led by exciting first year head coaches (Freddie Kitchens and Adam Gase) and piloted by second year quarterbacks (Baker Mayfield and Sam Darnold), many speculated that one or both teams would emerge as contenders in the AFC. Then Week 1 happened.
Week 2 of the NFL season features an exciting NFC North rivalry showdown, a potential bounce-back game for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the NFC Championship Game rematch we have all been waiting for.
Week 1 in the NFL told us a lot about the upper-echelon teams and exposed holes in others. A couple of projected playoff teams that got off to fast starts are among this week’s five pack of picks, and we’re playing the road team Monday night.
The New York Jets are the next team to face the over-hyped Cleveland Browns, but their home contest might not go as well as hoped after the loss of Sam Darnold and, potentially, Le’Veon Bell.
An extremely entertaining opening NFL Sunday that featured a number of lopsided scores, but also a couple thrillers, got the 2019 season rolling. A slate loaded with 1 p.m. ET starting times and a number of road favorites awaits pigskin fans in Week 2.
The NFL is back and so are our weekly power rankings! Join BetAmerica Extra columnist Zack Rhodes as he slices and dices all 32 teams and ranks them in order according to their Week 1 performance and Week 2 outlook.
Week 2 is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of Week 1 overreactions. Here are our top five plays going against those knee jerks.
The second week of action gets rolling with an NFC South contest between teams that got their campaigns started with a home loss. However, one squad played well in defeat, while the other was sloppy and unimpressive.