Archive for October, 2010

Chiefs go the distance to top the Bills 13-10 in OT

It may not have been pretty, but a win is a win, and the Chiefs will take it. The club moved to 5-2 on the season after Ryan Succop kicked a 35-yard field on the last play of overtime to get the team to a 13-10 win over a game Bills team. Succop missed a […]

Saints bounce back to top Steelers on Sunday night 20-10

On a night where the Steelers could have clearly cemented themselves as the best team in the AFC and therefore the league, the club looked ordinary in losing to a not nearly as good as 2009 Saints team 20-10 to fall to 5-2 on the year. The loss puts the team in a tie with […]

Smith leads San Fran to 24-16 win over Denver in London

Troy Smith played a mistake-free game in his debut for the 49ers and would lead his team to victory at London’s Wembley Stadium. Troy Smith, seeing action in his first NFL game of this season completed 12 of 19 passes for 196 yards and 1 touchdown. Smith also ran for a touchdown. The first half […]

Buccaneers just keep on winning, top Cardinals 38-35

THE GOOD The Play-calling Greg Olson kept the Cardinals defense on its toes by balancing run, pass and play-action. You’d probably not want to have eight drives end in turnovers and punts but Freeman had arguably his best game of the season, throwing for 278 yards, his highest total in a game in which he […]

Raiders .500 after 33-3 pounding of the Seahawks

Exactly what the Nation ordered! The Raiders demolished the Seattle Seahawks with a suffocating defense that kept the Seahawks with less than 200 total yards and continued to pressure Matt Hasselback every time he went back to pass. Let’s review how the Raiders got themselves ready for next weeks big showdown with KC Chiefs. Handle […]

First half thoughts on the Steelers-Saints Sunday night battle

I don’t know about Steeler Nation, but I for one feel this team blew a number of opportunities in a first half in which they dominated. First off, why didn’t Mike Tomlin challenge the 2nd down play inside the two when it appeared that Rashard Mendenhall’s elbow hit the goal line, which should have been […]

Favre plays; doesn’t matter as Vikings fall to New England 28-18

The question all week long was about if Brett Favre would play for the Vikings at QB Sunday. He did – but it didn’t matter. Favre, on two broken bones in his ankle, seemed just fine till he left the game with a facial laceration in the fourth quarter as the Vikings fell to the […]

Oakland’s Defense, Big Plays on Offense Down Seattle 33-3

Seattle’s attempt to start 5-2 for the first time since 2005 fell short Sunday at Oakland Coliseum as the Raiders, fueled by their defense and a handful of big plays on offense, beat the Seahawks 33-3.