Found October 31, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
Half of the NFL's 32 teams have reached the midway pole of the 2013 regular season, and the other half will hit that mark this weekend. With that being the case, here are 10 stats we find interesting thus far... 1. The single-season completion percentage record is still on track to be broken, but no longer by Peyton Manning. Believe it or not, Philip Rivers leads the league with a completion percentage of 73.9, which is nearly three points up on Manning. Rivers threw 48 interceptions the last three seasons but has only five this year and might record the most accurate campaign in NFL history. Mike McCoy is a genius. 2. Five quarterbacks are on pace to pass for more than 5,000 yards, which is something only six quarterbacks have accomplished in NFL history prior to this season. 3. Jake Locker and Andrew Luck might have only 39 career starts combined under their belt, but those two young quarterbacks have thrown just four interceptions on a combined 376 passes. They're r...

The most anticipated game of the year has been moved to Sunday Night in Week 11

The Kansas City Chiefs will likely be undefeated going into week 11 to face the Denver Broncos and the high powered offense of Peyton Manning. @ProFootballTalk: NFL announces that Chiefs-Broncos in Week 11 has been moved to Sunday Night Football. The NFL has moved the game of the year to an 8:30 kickoff. That was […]

Peyton Manning is beginning to slip up

Five weeks into the 2013 NFL season, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was so hot and so dominant that we were ready to crown him as the 2013 MVP and maybe even elect him to congress at the same time. Manning looked unstoppable.  But Manning's play has started to come back to earth the last few weeks. Here's a comparison: As a result, Manning is no longer...

Peyton Manning resting this week

The  Bronco’s are rewarding many veteran players this week. The reward? Rest. QB Peyton Manning will be one of those players. The 37-year-old Manning’s among about a dozen veteran players who won’t participate in bye week practices Tuesday and Wednesday. “He’s not going to get a whole lot of reps the next two days, I’ll tell you that,” Fox said, via Mike Klis of the...

Chargers' QB can't miss; Redskins' RG3 looks human

If Philip Rivers' passing stats look familiar, it's because they used to belong to Robert Griffin III. At least it looks that way. Nothing Rivers throws seems to hit the ground or find the wrong-colored jersey. He leads the NFL in completion percentage, hitting 73.9 percent anchoring the offense installed by new coach Mike McCoy. Rivers has 15 touchdowns and five interceptions...

Chargers-Redskins Preview

Philip Rivers' revival has him again performing like one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. Robert Griffin III doesn't look to be anywhere close to approaching that lofty level. Rivers and the San Diego Chargers emerge from a bye in search of their first three-game winning streak in almost two years Sunday when they visit Griffin and the struggling Washington Redskins...

Offensive Player Of The Year: Peyton Manning or Calvin Johnson?

Peyton Manning:Since starting out the 2013 season, Peyton Manning has been sensational, throwing seven touchdowns with no interceptions in the Denver Broncos' season opener against the Baltimore Ravens, tying the record for the most passing touchdowns in one game, and being only the second quarterback to throw seven touchdowns with no interceptions.vs Baltimore Ravens(49-27)...

5 Reasons Why The Denver Broncos Are Overrated

So if you read my profile, or the headline, you probably recognized that I'm a Broncos fan.Good, let's get that out of the way, but I'm also a firm believer that to root unabashedly for a team, you have to be willing to note and accept their weaknesses. Lets review a little of the good before we discuss the bad.Peyton Manning is leading the league in passing. He is on...

Denver Broncos had fun today at practice swapping jerseys

Today when the Broncos took the practice field #18 looked big like he had been lifting weights. Well cone to find out, it wasn’t Peyton Manning but Jacob Tamme instead. “I was looking for 84 but he wasn’t out there,” Tamme laughed when asked who he was looking to throw to. “It was fun. Some […]

Marvin Jones is the AFC offensive player of the week

Reblogged from ProFootballTalk: Take a seat, Peyton Manning.  Cool your jets, Jamaal Charles.  Slam your hand in a door, Tom Brady.  (Wait, he already did.) In a conference containing some of the best offensive players of the past generation, a second-year receiver has claimed the honors for AFC offensive player of the week for Week Eight of the 2013 season. Marvin Jones earned...

The Chargers could round out a trio of AFC West teams in the playoffs

It’s rare for a division in the NFL to push three teams into the playoffs. Usually, the top two teams in any given division beat up on the bottom two enough to put those unfortunate teams out of the running in the playoffs, but occasionally, it does happen. Right now, the strongest division in football is unquestionably the AFC West. The Raiders, the division’s worst performer...

NFL Awards Week 8: Mid-Season Awards Special

Welcome on in to the Week 8 edition of the NFL awards, our big mid-season awards special.So make sure you dress as nice as you possible can (not that we have a dress code or anything), and settle in for one of our biggest shows of the year.Even though it's the same length of the rest of them.This week...the Chiefs are the best team, but there's a real battle developing for...

Top 10 Players To Step Up In The Second Half Of 2013

The 2013 NFL season has seen some great individual stats so far. While those players who have had success in the first half of the season will look to keep it going, other players will begin to make a name for themselves for the rest of the season and their careers.  The teams of these players will rely heavily on their production to meet the team goals and hopefully get them into...
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