Keidel: Oakland Raiders Are BackThe Oakland Raiders, who just beat the Saints, see to be on an upswing. And they have the right leader in head coach Jack Del Rio.
Rookie Spotlight: Silver & Black Defense Rises With Addition Of Strong Safety Karl JosephOakland Raiders rookie safety Karl Joseph is compact and powerful, and the team will look to their first-round draft pick to help soften the blow of losing future Hall of Famer Charles Woodson to retirement.
If Denver Broncos Lose A Coordinator, Jack Del Rio Would Be Bigger BlowIt says something about a team when multiple coordinators are being coveted by opposing franchises for multiple years in a row. The Denver Broncos have lost a few along the way, and both Adam Gase and Jack Del Rio are currently hot commodities.
If Defense Wins Championships, Denver Broncos Set Up For Super Bowl RunThroughout the John Elway – Peyton Manning Era, a focus on offense was apparent. But things have changed this season, and possibly for the better, as the Broncos are more well-suited to face the playoffs this time around.
Blaine Gabbert To Start Against Cam Netwon, PanthersGabbert threw 40 touchdown passes and 18 interceptions as a two-year starter at Missouri. Because of the NFL lockout, he missed minicamp.
Will Blaine Gabbert Get First NFL Start?Mizzou alum could lead Jacksonville against Carolina next weekend.
Jags Release QB, Not Starting GabbertGabbert would have been given a chance to win the starting job in camp, but the NFL lockout denied him more preparation.