4 NFL Picks Against The Spread for Week 1Here are two sides and two totals that have a great shot of winning in Week 1.
4 Teams Better For Hard Knocks Than The TexansThe Houston Texans have been selected to be featured on HBO's documentary series "Hard Knocks." The show is a blast to watch for any football fan, but the selection this season leaves a lot to be desired. Here are a few other teams that would have been more fun options.
Six Games To History For Raiders Now, And It's Not Looking GoodThe 0-10 Oakland Raiders have six games remaining, and if they want to avoid the wrong kind of historic effort, the Silver & Black need to win at least one of those games. But it's not looking like that is going to happen, all things considered. Somewhere, the ghost of Al Davis is cringing and shaking his fist at the mess his once-proud team has become.
Raiders Do Not Want To Join NFL's 'Winless' Club In 2014In the modern NFL, only four teams have gone through a winless season: the 1960 Dallas Cowboys, the 1976 Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the 1982 Baltimore Colts and the 2008 Detroit Lions. If the Raiders can't win this weekend in Cleveland, they could be looking at an 0-11 start—and that's when the pressure will start to mount. Avoiding membership in this exclusive club will be paramount for the Silver & Black.
5 NFL Teams Already Vying For First Pick In The 2015 NFL DraftThese NFL teams are playing for the right to dream about one player who, once drafted, will deliver them to the Promised Land next season.
Five Things: Buccaneers Vs. Falcons Thursday Night Roundup56-14. You just don’t see scores like that in the NFL very often. Tampa Bay didn’t look like an NFL team last night, not scoring until the fourth quarter. For Atlanta, this was exactly the performance it needed.
Thursday Night Football Fantasy Starters: Vincent Jackson, Matt Ryan And Julio JonesHere’s a look at the key fantasy players on both sides, and our recommendation on whether you should start them or sit them in your fantasy lineup.
Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Vs. Atlanta FalconsWeek 3's Thursday night matchup features two NFC South teams that made headlines for all the wrong reasons last season.
CBS Sports Steve Tasker Weighs In On Falcons Vs Buccaneers on Thursday Night FootballWhen he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week's game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn't sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.
4 Teams Whose Season Is Over In Week 2With just two Sundays of the NFL season in the books, the field of contenders to win Super Bowl 49 is down from 32 to 28.
Bucs Hoping Michael Johnson Excels This SeasonThe Bucs took a gamble signing Michael Johnson to a huge contract, and this season, he has to be the guy.
Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving ThreatThe Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.