Results matching “power rankings”

Roger Goodell’s testimony to House Committee on Oversight and Reform

The NFL released the following as Commissioner Roger Goodell’s prepared testimony before the Committee on Oversight and Reform of the House of Representatives:Good morning Chairwoman Maloney, Ranking Member Comer and Members of the Committee. I am Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League and I am here today to discuss the NFL’s efforts to [more]

Steve Bisciotti’s comments on Deshaun Watson’s contract peel back the collusion curtain, a little

The NFL consists of 32 independent businesses. The antitrust laws prohibit certain types of concerted effort by those 32 businesses, with notable exceptions (e.g., the broadcast antitrust exemption, which allows the league to sell TV rights collectively, not individually).Within the confines of the NFL’s labor deal, certain negotiated policies that otherwise would amount to antitrust [more]

Bears announce Matt Eberflus as the 17th head coach in franchise history

The Bears made it official Thursday night: They announced the hiring of former Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus, making him the 17th head coach in franchise history.New General Manager Ryan Poles selected Eberflus over former head coaches Dan Quinn and Jim Caldwell. Ebeflus has spent 13 seasons in the NFL but has no head coaching [more]

PFT’s final 2021 NFL power rankings

1. Packers (13-4, last week No. 1): Will this year finally be the year that they get back to the Super Bowl?2. Buccaneers (13-4, No. 3): The defense needs to step up, or they’ll be stepping off.3. Titans (12-5, No. 4): Derrick Henry is healthy and, more importantly, fresh.4. Chiefs (12-5, No. 5): Don’t sleep [more]

PFT’s Week 18 2021 NFL power rankings

1. Packers (13-3, last week No. 1): Why would Aaron Rodgers ever want to leave a division he can continue to dominate, indefinitely?2. Rams (12-4, No. 3): If they can win when they’re not playing well, they’ll blow opponents out when they finally do.3. Buccaneers (12-4, No. 5): Without Chris Godwin and Antonio Brown, can [more]

PFT’s Week 17 2021 NFL power rankings

1. Packers (12-3, last week No. 1): It’s not always pretty, but the outcome could be very sweet for Green Bay.2. Chiefs (11-4, No. 2): Maybe they needed to bottom out before they could start climbing again.3. Rams (11-4, No. 3): Elite teams win road games in which their quarterbacks throw three interceptions.4. Cowboys (11-4, [more]

PFT’s Week 15 2021 power rankings

1. Packers (10-3, No. last week No. 3): Did you hear that Aaron Rodgers has a broken pinkie toe?2. Patriots (9-4, No. 2): The No. 1 seed is within their grasp. It’ll be a disappointment at this point if they don’t get it.3. Buccaneers (10-3, No. 4): Four straight wins and a final stretch with [more]

PFT’s Week 14 2021 power rankings

1. Cardinals (10-2, last week No. 1): It doesn’t matter that they went 2-1 without him; if the Cardinals get the No. 1 seed in the NFC , Kyler Murray is the MVP.2. Patriots (9-4, No. 2):  Whatever it takes. Wherever it happens. Whoever is available. Whichever way the wind is blowing.3. Packers (9-3, No. [more]

PFT’s Week 13 2021 power rankings

1. Cardinals (9-2, last week No. 1): Their biggest concern during the bye week is whether their coach will bid farewell and return to the Big 12.2. Patriots (8-4, No. 2): So, who will they play in the Super Bowl?3. Packers (9-3, No. 4): Broken toe, COVID toe, camel toe. None of those are going [more]

PFT’s Week 12 2021 power rankings

1. Cardinals (9-2, last week No. 4): They need to avoid having to play a playoff game in Green Bay at all costs.2. Patriots (7-4, No. 8): The Pats could end up partying like it’s 2001.3. Rams (7-3, No. 5): The Greatest Show-offs on Turf need to show something at Lambeau.4. Packers (8-3, No. 2): [more]

PFT’s Week 11 2021 power rankings

1. Titans (8-2, last week No. 3): They’ve nearly perfected the weekly goal of going 1-0.2. Packers (8-2, No. 5): If the road to the Super Bowl once again goes through Green Bay, it will be very hard to deny the Packers their first Super Bowl berth in 11 years.3. Cowboys (7-2, No. 6): The [more]

PFT’s Week Ten 2021 power rankings

1. Cardinals (8-1, last week No. 3): “MaYbE tHEy DoN’t nEed Kyler Murray.”2. Buccaneers (6-2, No. 7): The Bucs had perhaps the best bye week ever, with plenty of contenders losing.3. Titans (7-2, No. 8): There aren’t many obvious losses left on the schedule.4. Rams (7-2, No. 2): They went all in like Teddy KGB. [more]

PFT’s Week Nine 2021 power rankings

1. Packers (7-1, last week No. 4): They’ve come a very long way from Week One.2. Rams (7-1, No. 3): The Rams hate draft picks more than St. Louis hates Stan Kroenke.3. Cardinals (7-1, No. 1): Kyler Murray‘s injury looms over Week Nine against the 49ers.4. Bills (5-2, No. 5): They seemed just a little [more]