The 2013 NFL regular season is coming to a close and there is a lot going on besides just the playoffs, and most of the news actually has to do with one of the worst teams in the league, the Houston Texans.
This is yet another “bizarro” season in the NFL but it is in a different way than it was last season when random bad teams were trashing good teams. Now, there is a lot of unexpected news coming out of different NFL cities and the stories may not be explained any time soon.
Teams are competing for playoff positioning now, as a number of them believe they’ve already got a clear-cut path to the postseason. It always appears though, that it is the teams that have next to nothing to lose that are playing at their best as the season begins to round a corner toward the end.
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There is a lot of blame going around the NFL lately and fingers are being pointed in just about every direction imaginable. One player though is taking matters into his own hands and promising to do something that could take him to another level.
The NFL is full of ups and downs, and it is sometimes quite amazing how quickly a player can go from one to the other. It’s a league where tomorrow is never promised and you’re not in the driver’s seat just because you played professional football.
Injuries are truly crippling some teams in the NFL as the season begins its ride toward the playoffs. One player will finally be on the field for his new team and he’ll ironically face his old team. A Houston Texan is done for the year and won’t have to suffer much longer. In Green Bay, the Packers are dealing with a problem that they haven’t had in decades.
All news about NFL isn’t always about football, and doesn’t always have to do with the action that takes place on the field. A couple of coaches dealt with some scares over the weekend. A teammate made another feel like an outsider. And a murder from years ago finally gets a conviction.
There were a large number of injuries in Week 7 of the 2013 NFL season, and some of them proved to be quite serious. Some teams are really worried though because a few of the injuries happened to back-up players that were already filling in for injured starters.
There are some strange and sad things going on in the NFL, and it is only Week 3 of the 2013 NFL season. A 49er vows to fix his substance abuse problem. The Cleveland Browns are already looking past the current season and sadly, a loss has been felt in the organization of the Arizona Cardinals.
The Houston Texans have long seen their offense strike when the iron is hot and consistently run up the score, but they’ve needed the defense to keep the lead. With some players leaving and others are not living up to the hype, J.J. Watt brings the whole package to a team that is getting better every season.