News and Notes from week one of the NFL 2012 Preseason.
The No. 1 overall draft pick threw his first NFL pass for a long touchdown, just like Peyton Manning in 1998, then led Indianapolis to two more touchdowns. Andrew Luck one-upped his predecessor by winning Sunday’s preseason opener 38-3 over St. Louis — Indy’s first preseason-opening win since 1994. Read more
With Week 17 in the books, we now know who will play who and when during NFL Wild Card Weekend:
Saturday, Jan. 7
AFC: No. 6 Cincinnati Bengals (9-7) at No. 3 Houston Texans (10-6), 4:30 p.m. ET (NBC)
NFC: No. 6 Detroit Lions (10-6) at No. 3 New Orleans Saints (13-3), 8 p.m. ET (NBC)
Sunday, Jan. 8
NFC: No. 5 Atlanta Falcons (10-6) at New York Giants (9-7), 1 p.m. ET (FOX)
AFC: No. 5 Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4) at No. 4 Denver Broncos (8-8), 4:30 p.m. ET (CBS) Read more
The final NFL preseason games for 2011 are now over. First regular season game is Thursday night September 8th Saints vs. Packers on NBC.
|Thursday, September 1st|
|DET 16 @ BUF 6 Final|
|IND 17 @ CIN 13 Final|
|BAL 21 @ ATL 7 Final|
|PHI 24 @ NYJ 14 Final|
|DAL 3 @ MIA 17 Final|
|TB 24 @ WAS 29 Final|
|NYG 18 @ NE 17 Final|
|STL 24 @ JAC 17 Final|
|KC 19 @ GB 20 Final|
|PIT 33 @ CAR 17 Final|
|CLE 14 @ CHI 24 Final|
|TEN 32 @ NO 9 Final|
|HOU 0 @ MIN 28 Final|
|DEN 7 @ ARI 26 Final|
|SF 20 @ SD 17 Final|
|Friday, September 2nd|
|OAK 3 @ SEA 20 Final|
Two games are still left to be played in week 3 of the pre-season.
New Orleans vs. Oakland , Sunday night at 8:00 p.m. edt
NY Jets vs NY Giants moved to Monday night 7:00 p.m. edt due to huricane Irene.
Check out the rest of the scores below, hopefully your team won. Read more
Just a few weeks back we all weren’t sure if the season would ever happen, but on Thursday the NFL kicked off the start of the 2011 Preseason with five games.
Preseason Week 1 Scoreboard
Thursday, Aug 11
New England 47
San Diego 17
The players ratified a new, 10-year CBA on Thursday, hours after it was finalized. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith will sign the CBA on Friday morning at the front steps of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
The only game canceled by the lockout was to be played Sunday, (Hall of fame Game) between the Chicago Bears and St. Louis Rams. The rest of the NFL’s preseason will be played as scheduled. You can read below who’s playing and where for the first week of the preseason. Read more
NFL players voted to OK a final deal Monday. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said “This is a long time coming, and football’s back and that’s the great news for everybody.” The sides worked through the weekend and wrapped up the details Monday morning on a final pact that runs for 10 years, without an opt-out clause. Read more
According to NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora, an NFLPA source believes that if progress continues, the players could vote on an agreement Tuesday. Owners would have to sign off on the new CBA language, too.
Sources involved in the negotiations also told La Canfora that they believe it’s possible the league year will start by Wednesday and training camps could open by Friday. Depending on the timing of a full agreement being reached and a judge signing off on a global settlement, it’s also possible that free agency and training camp could open simultaneously, sources said. Read more