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Chargers use Peyton Manning visit to sell tickets to Chiefs game
profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 2, 2012
The Chargers previously tried to sell tickets to their home game against the Chiefs by marketing tickets to Chiefs fans. San Diego has now adopted an approach less likely to fill up Qualcomm Stadium with fans who will be rooting for the visiting team. …Share Tweet
"TEWBOW AT QB," And More Fan Suggestions To Improve The Jetsdeadspin.com Oct 2, 2012The Jets are in trouble. Their last game against the 49ers was an embarrassing 34-0 rout. Mark Sanchez passed for 103 yards. The Jets' next game is Monday night against the Texans, and the team has to improve. So someone on the Jets' Facebook page came …Share TweetLet’s have a look at how the quarterbacks of the AFC South are faring in passer rating and QBR, shall we? Passer rating maxes out at 158.3; QBR goes to 100. At this QBR page, you can sort numbers for the season or by week. For a game, QBR can be interprShare TweetThe Colts' front office followed coach Chuck Pagano's advice and hired Bruce Arians, an assistant who had coached with or against Pagano for the better part of a decade.Share Tweet
Patriots DC sees no issue with Peyton Manning’s armWith the subject of Peyton Manning’s arm strength all the rage, Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia chimed in Tuesday, saying he couldn’t see anything wrong with it. Granted, it’s not as if he’d watch film with his boss Bill Belichick andShare Tweet
Where they stand in key categoriesHere's our weekly look at where the teams of the AFC South stand in key categories. I generally consider third-down efficiency super important. And points, of course, tend to trump all. Movement of note: Houston's offense dropped from seventh to 14th, w…Share TweetJake Locker's injured left shoulder likely will keep the Tennessee Titans quarterback from playing Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings and there's a possibility he could miss several games.Share TweetWith a touchdown pass Sunday, Saints quarterback Drew Brees will break Johnny Unitas’ 52-year-old record of a touchdown pass in 47 straight games. And the Unitas family doesn’t mind a bit. Joe Unitas, the son of the legendary Colts quarterback, postedShare TweetEveryone is chiming in on J.J. Watt. Monday Brian Cushing took a turn on KBME in Houston with Charlie Pallilo. With Titans guard Leroy Harris saying after the Texans crushed the Titans that Watt was nothing special, Cushing said plenty of other guards w…Share TweetYou’ve heard the chatter by the sports pundits and on the talk shows. Heck, you may have even heard it here. So are the knee-jerk reactions about your team based in reality? Our NFL bloggers weigh in.Share Tweet
Johnson's success was between the tacklesChris Johnson's big day in Houston was certainly a major sign of progress. The Titans run game had done nothing to show it could produce. Then, against a strong defensive front, the offensive line paved the way for a 141-yard rushing day. Even if those …Share TweetHe’s the new Broncos center because of an injury, but Dan Koppen now has the distinction of snapping to two of the best quarterbacks to ever play the game. He’s giving it to Peyton Manning now, and will see his old quarterback Tom Brady this weekend iShare Tweet
On the air: Week 5 broadcast crewsHere’s who you’ll be hearing if you watch an AFC South game this week: Green Bay at Indianapolis, FOX, 1 p.m. ET -- Thom Brennaman, Brian Billick Chicago at Jacksonville, FOX, 4:05 p.m. ET -- Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa Tennessee at MiShare Tweet
Fourth-and-Short: A Tale of Two Quarterbacksgrantland.com Oct 2, 2012After consecutive losses to the Falcons and Texans in Weeks 2 and 3, the buzzards began to surround Peyton Manning. His statistics — 7.1 yards p...Share Tweet
Blogger Blitz: Where's The Talent?Oct 2AFC South blogger Paul Kuharsky keeps waiting patiently for the Jaguars playmakers to show up
Indianapolis Colts GM Ryan Grigson talks Pagano on 'NFL AM'Oct 2"NFL AM" is joined by Indianapolis Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson, who react to yesterday's news that head coach Chuck Pagano has been diagnosed with leukemia. Also, Grigson evaluates quarterback Andrew Luck through 3 weeks.