With the clock winding down, Russell Wilson — then a rookie in his third NFL game — scrambled and lofted a desperation pass from Green Bay’s 39-yard line into the end zone. After the officials ruled that Golden Tate had scored, the play instantly became known as “The Fail Mary,” and within days the NFL settled its labor dispute with referees.
The NFL will be kicking off the 2014 season with a special performances from Pharrell Williams, Ariana Grande and Soundgarden, live from Century Link Field
The Green Bay Packers have had trouble stopping the 49ers in their last two meetings. Now they have to try and beat them in the playoffs while facing injury issues on defense.
The Green Bay Packers pulled off a huge win to make the playoffs, but now they have to face off with the San Francisco 49ers. They will have to work to prevent a repeat of what happened when these two met last season.
The battle for the No. 2 seed occurs on the field in Carolina where the Saints look to sweep the Panthers. If they do so, New Orleans will lock up the No. 2 seed and first-round bye.
It’s amazing how much teams can change from season to season, even without a huge personnel overhaul. But unlike most teams in the NFL, Seattle has been surprisingly consistent over the past couple of years.
This week was the final week that starters were likely to appear in the preseason, offering fans one more indiscernible glimpse of what may lie ahead in the ensuing 17 weeks of NFL battle.
Here’s an update on which NFC teams took a step forward this week, and which ones overwhelmed the training staff with a rash of new injuries…
Teams squared off against one another for the first time this season, often at full speed, and occasionally featuring first team offensive sets.
Good rule of thumb: Wait on defenses. Here’s our top 12 fantasy football defenses to draft.