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INDIANAPOLIS -- No matter how much film -- little was available -- was watched or how many college coaches they talked to about the read-option offense, the Indianapolis Colts really didn’t know what they were getting into with Oakland quarterback Terre…Share Tweet
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- New season, same trouble for the Jacksonville Jaguars' pass rush. The Jaguars were unable to get much pressure on Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, who had and efficient day in completing 21 of 34 passes for 173 yards and …Share Tweet
Jaguars feeling loss of Justin BlackmonIt didn’t take long for the Jacksonville Jaguars to miss Justin Blackmon. The second-year pro is sitting out the first four games because he violated the NFL’s substance abuse policy and the affect his absence has on the Jaguars’ offense was painfully e…Share TweetPITTSBURGH -- The Tennessee Titans weren’t especially productive running the football against the Pittsburgh Steelers, but they sure were persistent. Running the ball 42 times against Pittsburgh at Heinz Field qualified as a win inside of a win for Tenn…Share Tweet
Jaguars' poor OL play a surpriseFor a while, it looked like the Jacksonville Jaguars were headed for a record amount of offensive ineptitude. They had 49 yards in the first half and just 96 with fewer than three minutes remaining. They finished with 178. They had only one trip past th…Share Tweet
Luck shouldn't have to bail the Colts outINDIANAPOLIS -- Andrew Luck pulling off four-quarter heroics isn’t anything surprising. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback did it seven times during his impressive rookie season. So having Luck bail his team out in a 21-17 victory Sunday against the Oak…Share TweetCNNSI.com Sep 8, 2013One game into his tenure with Detroit, Reggie Bush could already be poised for greatness.Share TweetThe Jaguars don’t need any more bad news after their 28-2 loss to the Chiefs. But quarterback Blaine Gabbert left the game late after a cut on his throwing hand which required 15 stitches. Of course, that’s the same hand as the broken thumb which kept h…Share TweetPittsburgh Steelers Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee during Sunday's 16-9 loss to the Tennessee Titans.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 8, 2013For large stretches of the day, the passer you expected to be mobile was. But at the end, it was Colts quarterback Andrew Luck whose wheels led his team to a 21-17 win over the Raiders. Luck’s 19-yard scramble for a touchdown capped an unlikely comeback…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Sep 8, 2013On Saturday, Texans coach Gary Kubiak said that the availability of safety Ed Reed for Monday night’s game will be made on Monday. Look for the decision to be that Reed won’t play. Per a league source, Reed likely won’t be ready to go following offseaso…Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 8, 2013Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles exited the game after he landed on his head following a hit from the Jaguars' Paul Posluszny on Sunday in the third quarter. Charles was diving for a first down on a third and one running play when Pozluszny tackled hi…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Sep 8, 2013Pittsburgh got their season's scoring started with a safety on the kickoff, thanks to this dopey play by Titans returner Darius Reynaud.Read more...Share Tweet
Titans-Steelers wrap-upSep 8Scott Brown and Paul Kuharsky discuss the implications of the Titans' upset win over the Steelers.
Sunday Blitz: Titans-Steelers RecapSep 8Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Titans week 1 win over the Steelers.
Sunday Blitz: Chiefs-Jaguars RecapSep 8Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Chiefs week 1 win over the Jaguars.
Sunday Blitz: Raiders-Colts RecapSep 8Michele Steele and Tom Waddle break down the Colts week 1 win over the Raiders.