Posts Tagged ‘NFL Week Nine’

Saints Get Big Night from Run Game and Defense in 28-13 Win Over Eagles

The Saints got the big plays when they needed them. The Eagles, per usual, shot themselves in the foot when they had the chance. The outcome – a Saints win they were desperate for, topping the Eagles 28-13 to wrap up week nine in the NFL. Philadelphia had their chances to score a huge road […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Bears Bury Titans with Defense in 51-20 Pounding

The Titans knew heading into Sunday’s game the formula to beating the Bears was to be careful with the ball, and play physical. Sunday, they did neither, and it showed. The Bears defense forced five turnovers en route to a 51-20 drubbing of the Titans, with a blocked punt and a couple Chicago defensive scores […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Bucs Rookie Back Martin Runs for 251 Yards in 42-32 Win Over Raiders

The Buccaneers seemed to find a formula for winning a week ago in Minnesota, and rode that same formula to another win Sunday in the Black Hole of Oakland. That formula – the running of rookie back Doug Martin. The back dominated Sunday, going off for 251 yards and four touchdowns, simply running past and […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Ravens Win 10th Straight Over Browns 25-15

For one quarter, it all worked out as the Ravens envisioned. Ray Rice was chewing up yardage, fullback Vonta Leach provided punishing lead blocks and Joe Flacco converted on timely throws. The Ravens’ offense, which had done next to nothing on the road all season, was back — or at least so it looked. However, […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Newton Outplays RGIII as Panthers Top Redskins

By Troy Jefferson Follow @Troy_Jefferson on Twitter The Washington Redskins had a chance to get back on track before the bye playing against a team with only one win. Unfortunately, Washington lost to Carolina and dropped to 3-6, falling at home 21-13. In a “must win” game the Redskins looked just as pathetic as they […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: Manning Throws Three TD’s in Broncos 31-23 Win Over Bengals

If there’s one team that Peyton Manning loves to line up against, it’s the Cincinnati Bengals. Manning continued to dominate Cincy Sunday, throwing three touchdowns as the Broncos topped the Bengals, 31-23. On the day, Manning overcame two picks to go 27-of-35 passing for 291 yards for Denver (5-3), which has won three straight. Eric […]

Gridiron Gab Rapid Recap: LeShoure’s 3 TD’s Lifts Lions to 31-14 Win Over Jaguars

All season the Lions have looked for a running game. It took till week nine, but it looks like vs the Jaguars they finally found one. Mikel LeShoure ran for three touchdowns, all in the second quarter, as the Lions topped the Jaguars 31-14 in Florida Sunday, pushing them to 4-4 on the year. The […]

Gridiron Gab Week Nine Preview – Minnesota at Seattle

The struggling 5-3 Vikings are on the road Sunday, heading to the great Northwest as they take on Russell Wilson and the Seahawks, who are 4-4. The Vikings are coming off their worst loss of 2012, a bad 36-17 setback at home to the Bucs a week ago Thursday. The Hawks have dropped two in […]