New Orleans Saints
There were a number of big headlines from Sunday’s action, and sometimes they need to be broken down to make sense of everything. Some of those headlines include gruesome injuries, a rookie finding the pine, and a storm delaying a game for almost two hours.
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.
How could someone just up and walk away from the game of professional football for good? Well, when you’re not happy and don’t want to risk your health whatsoever, then it is a decision that is made without much hesitation at all.
Things are starting to get a little hotter in the NFL as the midway point of the season arrives. Drew Brees and the Saints are marching along as one of the best teams in the NFC. Calvin Johnson absolutely dominated the Dallas Cowboys while Dez Bryant blew up at his own teammates.
Injuries can really hurt a team, and the later they come in the season, the worse they are. The Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints both got some big scares on Sunday, but one team is looking to fare better than the other. In Denver, a leader is returning but he has to win back the respect of his teammates.
Week five of the 2013 NFL season proved a lot, and it came along with some of the best games of the season. There were three that stood out though, and all involved undefeated teams at the start of Sunday, but not by the end of the day.
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.
Arizona Cardinals safety Rashad Johnson lost part of his left middle finger during Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints.
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.
Week one of the 2013 NFL season is just about complete, and the first Sunday of this new year brought forth just about everything that an NFL could want. There were upsets, divisional match-ups, last second finishes, and some great outings by amazing players.