Colts' Foles carted off vs. Giants after Thibodeaux sack
Indianapolis quarterback Nick Foles was carted off the field late in the second quarter against the New York Giants after sustaining a rib injury while being sacked by Kayvon Thibodeaux. As Foles lay on the ground, Thibodeaux did snow angels right next to him as Colts medical personnel attended to Foles. Foles was on the surface at MetLife Stadium for a couple of minutes before he got up and walked to the sideline holding his lower left side.news.yahoo.com
How to Watch the Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys - NFL Week 16 | Channel, Stream, Preview, Prediction
Two historic rivals lock horns on Christmas Eve, with division championship implications, as the Dallas Cowboys look to close the gap with the still-hot Philadelphia Eagles. In overtime, Prescott threw a strange interception that led to a pick-six for Jacksonville, handing the Cowboys a 40-34 loss. The defeat interrupted a four-game winning streak for Dallas, and pushed them to three games back of the Eagles coming into the weekend. All-time, Dallas is 72-55 against Philadelphia, winning seven of the last 10 meetings. MY PICK: Cowboys win, 34-31Watch the NFL on FuboTV (Free Trial)Check out the NFL standings and results on NFL.commlive.com
Seahawks host Bears facing likelihood of meaningless games
The realization of what the season has become seemed to sink in for always optimistic Pete Carroll. Barring a confluence of unexpected results playing out over the next three weeks, it seems almost certain the Seattle Seahawks won’t be going to the playoffs for only the third time in Carroll’s tenure. “We will overcome the issues and get back to playing and focus on the things that make us have a chance, by practicing well, studying hard, caring and loving this game,” Carroll said.news.yahoo.com
Bears to make game-time decision between QBs Justin Fields, Andy Dalton in matchup vs. Lions
Matt Nagy said he’ll make a game-time decision between quarterbacks Justin Fields and Andy Dalton ahead of this weekend’s game against the Detroit Lions. Fields, the team’s prized rookie, had a tough time in his first start under center in the NFL last week. Chicago also has quarterback Nick Foles in the fold, but Nagy added that he expects the starter to be either Dalton or Fields. We’re just going to see where he’s at on Sunday.”“I feel good that between Andy and Justin, that we’ll be good there. “I think Dalton is the one who there’s a little bit more variety in what he can do under center, in the gun and those things.mlive.com
Bears place franchise tag on star receiver Allen Robinson
Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson II (12) sets up to block during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Bears placed the franchise tag on star receiver Allen Robinson on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 setting up a potential messy situation with their most consistent playmaker on offense. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)CHICAGO – The Chicago Bears placed the franchise tag on star receiver Allen Robinson on Tuesday, setting up a potential messy situation with their most consistent playmaker on offense. “Hey, we love Allen Robinson,” general manager Ryan Pace said recently. Again, the franchise tag is an option for us.
Tom Brady has denied 27 QBs in unparalleled playoff success
Brady is shooting for his seventh ring when he leads the Buccaneers (14-5) against the reigning champion Chiefs (16-2) in Super Bowl 55 on Sunday. Brady's postseason record includes a 33-11 mark, 14 conference championship appearances and 10 trips to the Super Bowl. If the Bucs dethrone the champs, Mahomes would become the sixth quarterback Brady has beaten multiple times in the playoffs. Although he’s not showing his age, 43, Brady will be the oldest to play in a Super Bowl, displacing Colts kicker Matt Stover, who was 42 in Super Bowl 44. Unlike Warner, he wasn't going to get ahead of himself and talk about anything but the Super Bowl title in front of him.
Chiefs' Chad Henne goes from backup QB to playoff stage
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Chad Henne came off the bench cold in the heat of a tense playoff game and delivered the game-sealing plays for Kansas City in his most consequential performance in a win since 2013. He got the nod again the following week in a playoff game against Green Bay with a limited number of plays on a wrist band. JEFF HOSTETLER: Hostetler had started just two games in almost seven full seasons for the Giants when Simms injured his foot in Week 14. FRANK REICH: Two years after losing to Hostetler, the Bills relied on a backup to make it to their third consecutive Super Bowl. He threw for 725 yards and six touchdowns in wins over Minnesota in the NFC title game and New England in the Super Bowl.
Gutsy or insane? Depends on the outcome of tough calls
“My coaches were on board, they all did a great job with the spot, with the calls, everything — they were spot-on. It was a great job.”That play is part of a pick-6 of great jobs — and great flops — with gutsy calls. PHILLY SPECIALThe Eagles led New England by three points approaching halftime in the Super Bowl for the 2017 season. Philadelphia went on to win its first Super Bowl. The Packers then won their second Super Bowl.
Bears-Saints Preview: Sean Payton ‘Should Be Considered In National Coach Of The Year Conversations,’ Says CBS’s Tracy Wolfson
(CBS Chicago) — The Chicago Bears, at 8-8, may be as surprised as anyone about being in the playoffs. “Certainly should be considered in National Coach of the Year conversations for what he has been able to do. What he has been able to do has been incredible.”It’s unclear what Bears team will show up. “I am interested to see how this Chicago team comes out and how Mitchell Trubisky plays,” says Wolfson. I am curious how this Chicago team comes out from the start to play.detroit.cbslocal.com
Jaguars fire Marrone, owner Khan plans to be more involved
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone watches during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Indianapolis. “What's evaded the history of the Jags really has been a franchise quarterback,” Khan said. But Khan gave Marrone another chance to make Jacksonville a playoff contender again. Marrone went 25-44 in four-plus seasons in Jacksonville, including 2-1 in the postseason. Khan kept Marrone in place after firing general manager Dave Caldwell in late November, but ultimately decided on a clean sweep.
Bears beat Vikings 33-27 to stay in stride in playoff race
Chicago Bears safety Eddie Jackson (39) celebrates at the end of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Minneapolis. Cairo Santos, who converted all four of his kicks, stretched his streak to 22 straight field goals made. The Bears then intercepted a last-snap heave by Cousins into the end zone to drop the Vikings to 3-5 at home this year. When the Vikings beat them 19-13 five weeks ago in Chicago, the Bears managed two first-half field goals and needed a kickoff return touchdown by Cordarrelle Patterson to stay competitive. Vikings: play at New Orleans on Friday.
Detroit Lions are underdogs for road trip to face Chicago Bears in Week 13
ALLEN PARK -- The Detroit Lions are considered underdogs heading into their first game since firing coach Matt Patricia and general manager Bob Quinn. Detroit’s first game in the new era sends them to Chicago to face the Bears in Week 13. Chicago opened getting as many as 5.5-points, but that has dropped in the aftermath of its brutal prime-time showing and uncertainty at quarterback. These two teams met back in Week 1, with Chicago beating Detroit 27-23 for its fifth straight win in the series. The Lions lost 20-0 in Carolina, then got blown out 41-25 to the Texans on Thanksgiving.mlive.com
Spartans in the NFL: Kirk Cousins beats former MSU teammate to break Monday night jinx
The strangest streak of Kirk Cousins' NFL career is over. The former Spartans quarterback threw a fourth quarter touchdown pass to help the Vikings seal a 19-13 win over the Bears on Monday night. That performance helped Cousins earn his first win in a Monday night game of his career. He did so by beating Nick Foles, his former teammate in East Lansing before Foles transferred to Arizona. Khari Willis, S, Indianapolis ColtsWillis recorded eight tackles, second-most among Colts defensive players, as Indianapolis beat Tennessee, 34-17, on Sunday.mlive.com
Cousins, Vikings overcome Patterson return, beat Bears 19-13
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)CHICAGO – Kirk Cousins threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns, and the Minnesota Vikings overcame a 104-yard kickoff return by Chicago’s Cordarrelle Patterson to beat the Bears 19-13 on Monday night. Bears quarterback Nick Foles got taken from the field on a cart in the game’s final minute. It was the longest kickoff return in franchise history, surpassing Gale Sayers’ 103-yarder against Pittsburgh on Sept. 17, 1967. Still, the Bears lost their fourth in a row, matching their longest skid since coach Matt Nagy was hired in 2018.
Bears' offense seeks answers after poor showing against Rams
“I don’t ever remember having our own defense score more than our offense,” Nagy said. “That’s that’s that’s hard to do. But the offense has averaged 16 points per game in Foles’ four starts since, and he’s getting little help from the players around him. The offensive line struggled against the strong front of the Rams (5-2), producing just 2.9 yards per carry. Foles was sacked four times, twice at the hands of former Bears linebacker Leonard Floyd, and he threw two interceptions.
Rams dominate matchup of tough defenses, beat Bears 24-10
Josh Reynolds and Gerald Everett caught touchdown passes from Jared Goff, and the Rams won a matchup of dominant defenses, beating the Bears 24-10 on Monday night. “We proved that we were the better defense today,” Floyd said after a six-tackle performance in his first game against Chicago since the Bears released him last offseason. After his first sack, Floyd jumped up and went toward the Bears sideline, shouting and gesticulating at the team that let him go. We’re just one tight unit right now.”The Rams led 10-3 at halftime after holding the Bears to 126 yards. ... TE Tyler Higbee was inactive with a hand injury, missing his second game since 2016.
Foles beat Brady again as Bears squeeze by Tampa Bay 20-19
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass against the Chicago Bears during the first half of an NFL football game in Chicago, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)CHICAGO – Tom Brady fell to Nick Foles again and appeared to lose count of downs on his final play, and the Chicago Bears beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20-19 on Thursday night after Cairo Santos kicked a 38-year field goal with 1:17 remaining. The three-time MVP was seen screaming on the sideline late in the third quarter after an ugly drive for Tampa Bay. Ryan Succop kicked four field goals, including a 25-yarder to give Tampa Bay a 19-17 lead with 4:49 remaining. Kyle Fuller then put a big hit on Ke'Shawn Vaughn as he caught a short pass, and Robert Quinn recovered the fumble, giving the Bears possession on the Tampa Bay 27.
How to watch Thursday Night Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Chicago Bears (10/8/20) live stream, channel, time
This time though the two are on different teams as the Brady-led Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to face the Foles-led Chicago Bears. The game will air on FOX and NFL Network and football fans can stream the game on fuboTV (free trial), Hulu + Live TV, Sling and Amazon Prime. The Buccaneers travel to Chicago a little banged up with injuries to Chris Godwin (hamstring) and O.J. What: Thursday Night Football - Week 5Who: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-1) vs. Chicago Bears (3-1)When: Thursday, Oct. 8Time: 8:20 p.m. TV: FOX | NFL NetworkStream: FuboTV (free 7-day trial) | Sling | Hulu + Live TV | Amazon Primemlive.com
Brady, Buccaneers look to keep rolling when they meet Bears
“To join a team and to be embraced the way that I’ve been embraced — it’s been amazing for me,” Brady said. Brady threw for 369 yards and five touchdowns and helped Tampa Bay overcome a 17-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Chargers 38-31 last week. Indianapolis won 11 games that season, with Arians going 9-3 as interim coach while Pagano was battling leukemia. Getting it back in gear won't be easy this week, considering Tampa Bay ranks second against the run. “That happened to be a game there, where we were just struggling to get it going," coach Matt Nagy said.
NFL Week 4 NFC North Picks: ‘Expect A Shootout,’ Says CBS Minnesota’s Norman Seawright On Lions-Saints Matchup
(CBS Minnesota) — It’s already Week 4 in the NFL, and the NFC North isn’t quite shaking out as expected. CBS Minnesota sports anchor Norman Seawright III breaks down all the matchups in the NFC NorthAll times listed are Eastern. Now, at 1-2, Detroit will host the Saints, who couldn’t quite keep up with the Green Bay Packers in Week 3. “He leads the league in yards, touchdowns among non-quarterbacks, yards after catch, running back receiving yards,” Seawright points out. This week, the Vikings and Texans will both look to find the win column and turn around seasons before they start to slip away.detroit.cbslocal.com
Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 4: Vikings’ Justin Jefferson A Must Add After Breakout Game
By Matt Citak(CBS)- Week 3 was a lot more forgiving on the injury front than the week prior. Through three games, Goff has a completion percentage of 70% while averaging almost 290 passing yards per game. WR Justin Jefferson, Minnesota Vikings- Jefferson was fantasy’s breakout darling in Week 3. Jefferson led the Vikings with nine targets in Week 3, four more than Adam Thielen or any other pass-catcher in Minnesota’s offense. WR Tee Higgins, Cincinnati Bengals- Week 3 was the week of the rookie receiver, as Higgins was yet another first-year WR to enjoy a big game in Week 3.detroit.cbslocal.com
Nick Foles officially in, Mitch Trubisky out as Bears’ starting QB
It seemed to be a foregone conclusion when the Chicago Bears acquired Nick Foles in the offseason, but Matt Nagy still rolled with former No. 2 overall pick Mitchell Trubisky to start the season at quarterback. Coach Nagy announces that Nick Foles will be our starter for Week 4 against the Colts. pic.twitter.com/YxGulXVr0B — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) September 28, 2020Trubisky was the No. 2 overall pick by the Bears in 2017, a draft that also included Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson.mlive.com
What they’re saying about the Chicago Bears benching quarterback Mitchell Trubisky
They did so with starting quarterback Mitchell Trubisky sitting on the bench. Chicago sent in Nick Foles in who rallied the Bears to a 30-26 win over the Falcons. Chicago Bears bench Mitchell Trubisky for Nick Foles against Atlanta Falcons (ESPN)Nick Foles replaces Mitchell Trubisky at quarterback during Bears' Week 3 game vs. the Falcons (CBSSports.com)Nick Foles rallies Bears to win; Matt Nagy mum on starting QB (NFL.com)Bears bench Mitchell Trubisky for Nick Foles (CBS Sports Radio 910)Bears make QB switch: Nick Foles in game after bad Mitchell Trubisky INT (Yahoo! Sports)Mitchell Trubisky Benched as Bears Turn to Nick Foles During Game vs. Falcons (NBC Chicago)Nick Foles replaces Mitchell Trubisky in the second half of the Bears game against the Falcons (WGN-TV Chicago)Nick Foles leads Bears back, Falcons blow another one (NBCSports.com)Nick Foles in for Mitch Trubisky (NBC Sports - NFL)Bears QB Mitch Trubisky inconsistent in first half vs.mlive.com
Another Falcons collapse: Foles' 3 TDs lead 30-26 Bears win
The Falcons surrendered a 16-point advantage in the final 6 1/2 minutes to the Chicago Bears, who got three touchdown passes from backup quarterback Nick Foles and pulled out a 30-26 win on Sunday. It would have seemed downright improbable — if it hadn't happened for the second week in a row. The former Super Bowl MVP won it with a 28-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Miller with 1:53 remaining. He tossed a 3-yard touchdown pass to Graham to make it 26-16 with 6:20 to go. But Foles got his chance after Trubisky threw an interception in the third quarter that led to a Falcons field goal, pushing the lead to 26-10.
The Latest: Hamstring injury sidelines Bucs WR Godwin
Earlier in the game, Bucs cornerback Sean Murphy-Bunting was ruled out with a groin/hamstring injury. Brady threw two touchdown passes to Mike Evans along with another to Chris Godwin. Golladay missed the first two games of the season with a hamstring injury and Detroit has missed his production. The injury woes for Dallas continued when starting center Joe Looney walked to the locker room also with an ankle injury. Out of 48 NFL games so far in 2020, 10 have included paying customers.
Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 12: Deebo Samuel, Darius Slayton Emerging As Strong WR Options
Jacksonville faces off against Tennessee in Week 12, and ends the fantasy season with matchups against Tampa Bay, Oakland and Atlanta in Weeks 13, 15 and 16. If youve been skating by with QB streamers all season, Foles could be your answer for the fantasy postseason. The former fifth-round pick was explosive in Week 11, taking 13 rush attempts for 116 yards (8.9 yards per carry) and adding one reception for 31 yards. WR Darius Slayton, New York Giants The Giants Week 11 bye has kept Slaytons ownership numbers relatively slow, which is great for anyone in need of some WR help. TE Ryan Griffin, New York Jets Who predicted Griffin to finish as the top tight end in Week 11?detroit.cbslocal.com
Watson-Jackson showcase highlights Texans-Ravens matchup
Watson was the 12th overall pick in the 2017 draft, and Jackson went with the 32nd overall selection in 2018. Though theyre mutual admirers, this matchup Sunday doesnt mean theyll be trying to outdo the other. I cant control what theyre doing on their side or what Lamars got going on, Watson said this week. Despite losses in two of their last three games, with a win they would post their best 10-game mark since 1999. The success of quarterback Dak Prescott against the Vikings helped the Cowboys stay in the league lead in total yards.
Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Nick Foles A Top QB Option As He Returns From Injury
With bye week replacements soon to be a thing of the past, we can now focus on trying to land some players on the waiver wire that could come up big in the final six weeks of the fantasy season. QB Nick Foles, Jacksonville Jaguars Minshew Mania was fun while it lasted, but now Foles is healthy and ready to go. You wont find Tate on the waiver wire, but chances are Slayton is available in your league. TE Noah Fant, Denver Broncos Denvers bye week likely caused many to forget about Fants strong performance in Week 9. Follow him on Twitter here for all things fantasy football, New York Giants and more.detroit.cbslocal.com
Foles will start for Jaguars over Minshew after bye week
(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)JACKSONVILLE, FL Jaguars coach Doug Marrone believes quarterback Nick Foles gives the team "a better chance of winning right now." Marrone announced Tuesday he will start Foles over rookie sensation Gardner Minshew "going forward." He made the decision during the team's bye week, saying Foles is ready to return from a broken left collarbone and will start next week at Indianapolis. I think that's going to give us the ability, a better chance of winning right now." "I think that's important.
NFL Week 1: Best games to watch
Luckily for fans, the season just started and there are still 15 more games to be played in Week 1. ET)Fresh off his MVP campaign, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is back with his sights set on the Super Bowl. Despite concerns over his knee, running back Todd Gurley is still one of the best running backs in football. It should give Watson more time to find receiver DeAndre Hopkins, who may be the best receiver in the NFL. This should be a high-scoring affair between two Super Bowl hopefuls.
Past Super Bowl MVPs
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, who took as the team's starter after Carson Wentz tore his ACL in early December, won Super Bowl LII honors after passing for 373 yards and three touchdowns, and catching another touchdown from tight end Trey Burton, in the Eagles 41-33 win over the New England Patriots. Hide Caption