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The NFL is known by many coaches, players, and fans, as “The Not For Long league”. The NFL is the most unpredictable and exciting sport in the world. Fans and media will often make snap judgments on players and teams each week. As a fan of the NFL for 20 years, I want to give fans some insight on the best matchups each week of the NFL season. This article will highlight, preview, and predict, key player matchups and must see NFL games. Fans who read this article will gain insight on the big games and matchups that affect the NFL, as well as fantasy football.Matchup No. 5 – Detroit Lions’ Calvin (Megatron) Johnson vs. the Green Bay secondary: The Green Bay defense has been a major letdown to say the least in the Packers first three games. Their defense has given up 88 points, 8 passing TDs, 933 passing yards, and a 113.7 Quarterback rating. Currently their defense is in the bottom five in several passing categories. The categories are completion percentage, yards allowed per attemp...
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Fans of the Cincinnati Bengals have a lot to be vexed about after the first quarter of the 2013 year has passed with an upsetting 17-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy stadium last Sunday.
After four games and a 2-2 record with a 1-1 split in the AFC North, there are certain intangibles that seem to be missing from the ’13 squad compared to the 2012 team that dominated...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Five things to watch for in Sunday afternoon's Week 5 matchup between the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions:
1. How does Aaron Rodgers bounce back from a rare bad game?
There haven't been many poor performances from Rodgers in recent years. Therefore, there isn't much of a sample size to draw upon in determining how he responds to an un-Rodgers...
If the Detroit Lions want to truly change their image of long-time losers, they need to snap the Green Bay Packers historic winning streak against them. Green Bay has won a NFL-record 22 straight games against the Lions in the state of Wisconsin.
Don’t be so fast to credit beer and brats for the winning streak though because Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy is an all-time 15...
New England's Aqib Talib quieted one of the top receivers in the league last week. All the Patriots' shutdown cornerback has to do this week, is exactly that all over again.
After blanketing Atlanta's Julio Jones during New England's 30-23 victory Sunday night, Talib will now draw Cincinnati's A.J. Green when the Patriots (4-0) meet the Bengals (2-2) on Sunday...
FOXBORO, Mass. — For the second straight week, the Patriots will be facing a top 5 wide receiver.
Julio Jones was the No. 1 concern last week when New England traveled to Atlanta. Now, in Week 5, the player taken two spots ahead of Jones in the 2011 NFL draft will be the Patriots’ biggest challenge.
A.J. Green is the top threat in the Bengals’ offense. Fortunately for New...
After four weeks of regular season play, you could say that the Cincinnati Bengals (2-2) are where they were expected to be-in first place atop the AFC North. The only problem is that instead of earning their current position by dominating the competition as many had expected, the Bengals find themselves locked in a three-way tie for first with the
As New England heads into a potential AFC Playoff preview, here's a look at the top individual matchups to keep an eye on as the Patriots link up with the Bengals. Aqib Talib vs. AJ Green This is going to be a good one. Talib and Green lock horns in what should be one of the more notable cornerback and receiver battles early on in 2013. This will be the third week in a...
The Green Bay Packers return to Lambeau Field following their bye week. Waiting for them is a tough division matchup against what appears to be an improved Detroit Lions team. Here are five matchups that will be key in securing a Packers win to pull them back to .500 on the year.
1. Sam Shields vs Calvin Johnson: Johnson, or Megatron as many have liked to call him is where the Lions...
The New England Patriots will take their perfect 4-0 record to Cincinnati on Sunday and square off against a quality Bengals team that has started the season 2-2.
Cincinnati has a number of talented offensive players for Bill Belichick’s defense to prepare for, including elite wide receiver A.J. Green. The former No. 4 overall draft pick is considered as one of the game’s best...