This weekend of NFL action brought about a number of huge storylines, but not all of them were incredibly positive and some of them were downright scary. In a weekend full of snow, there were some serious injuries and a broken record that had stood for decades in the NFL.
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.
So Brandon Weeden has had his Browns’ job put up on Craigslist. Josh Freeman has a new job and will be the third starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings this season. The main story here is Colts owner Jim Irsay insulted one of the top quarterbacks in the history of football.
The NFL just gets really strange sometimes, but it never ceases to amaze you. Just five weeks into the season: Josh Freeman is a Viking, Eli Manning says he isn’t “lousy,” and the Broncos and Jaguars are waging war on Twitter.
Week 2 of the 2013 NFL season brought about so many close games that fans didn’t have a clue which game to tune into so they could get the best action. Now, Week 3 has come and gone, and it was full of so many upsets that no one knew what was going on or who to believe in.
The NFL is always trying to be balanced and have teams that can compete with one another. Well, that was so close to the truth and so far away from it, all in the same weekend.
The Minnesota Vikings traded away four draft picks to move to select Cordarrelle Patterson in the first round. Patterson has already impressed the Vikings coaching staff with his learning ability, speed, size and athleticism. The former Tennessee Volunteer could play a few different roles for the Vikings as a rookie in 2013.
Chad is back and is ready to put it all on the line. First he highlights our new sports station, CBS Sports Radio 1140. Then he makes his predictions for Wild Card Weekend.
The Bountygate scandal just will never, ever go away. Oh, and Adrian Peterson may think that the Minnesota Vikings coaching staff is full of the dumbest people alive, if he truly believes they’d ever grant his latest request.
Los Angeles has been longing for their own NFL team for years now, but it just doesn’t seem to be in the cards now or even the near future.