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Rex Ryan and NY Jets save season with win over St. Louis Rams, look ahead to Thanksgiving Day showdown with Patriots
nydailynews.com Updated Nov 18, 2012
Rex Ryan had his overnight bag slung over his shoulder as he walked through the hallways of the Edward Jones Dome headed to the team bus. The Jets’ season was making the trip home with him instead of being left behind.Upvote Share Tweet
A capsule look at the Jets' 27-13 win over the Rams.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Nov 18, 2012FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...Upvote Share TweetThere is still a chance Kevin Kolb will return to the Arizona Cardinals' lineup and finish the 2012 season strong. If that happens, the Cardinals will be able to feel better about their quarterback situation. In the meantime, they're unsettled behind ce…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Updated Nov 18, 2012A look at Monday night's game between the Bears and the 49ers.Upvote Share Tweet
Cam Newton Gives A Small Child A Football And An Epileptic Fit: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Updated Nov 18, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the happiest person you'll ever see on the receiving end of a ball from Cam Newton, to the Cowboys onside kicking in the third quarter, and failing. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, …Upvote Share TweetThe Jets never disappoint. Thanks to the anonymous “terrible” comments about Tim Tebow, they dealt with controversy all week that the media fed on like hungry sharks. It didn’t take them long after their 27-14 win over the Rams to stoke the flames aUpvote Share TweetMatt Ryan overcame a career-worst five interceptions, guiding Atlanta to its only offensive touchdown in the fourth quarter, and the Falcons rallied for a sloppy 23-19 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetMark Sanchez directed a turnover-free offense and Bilal Powell ran for the first two touchdowns of his career, helping the New York Jets end a three-game losing streak with a 27-13 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetThe Falcons finally have taken the lead. Down 13-0 then 16-13 and more recently 19-16, Atlanta has driven 70 yards in seven plays to take a four-point lead over the Cardinals. Arizona hopes to overcome a five-game losing streak; if the Falcons win, they…Upvote Share TweetFalcons receiver Julio Jones has left Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals with an ankle injury.Upvote Share TweetThe Rams fell behind the Jets after a Sam Bradford fumble and they lost wide receiver Danny Amendola on the next drive. Amendola immediately grabbed the back of his right foot after a Bradford pass sailed incomplete on third down. He hopped right to his…Upvote Share TweetFormer Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren never removed himself as a candidate to coach the Dallas Cowboys in the future. He simply told reporters covering his most recent team, the Cleveland Browns, he had not pursued an opportunity with the Cowboys.…Upvote Share TweetEvery week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Cardinals at Falcons Cardinals: QB Kevin Kolb, DE Calais CamUpvote Share TweetWhen healthy, Calais Campbell is arguably the best player on the Arizona Cardinals' defense. Campbell is not healthy. A calf injury will prevent him from playing Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. David Carter gets the start instead. This is only the s…Upvote Share Tweet
Alex Smith must pass “contact” testThe ability of 49ers quarterback Alex Smith to return to game action on Monday night won’t be the slam dunk that many believed it would be. Smith received clearance several days ago to return to practice. Cam Inman of BayAreaNewsGroup.com reports thatUpvote Share TweetKris Jenkins and Mark Sanchez were teammates for two seasons with the Jets. But after seeing Sanchez struggle in last week’s loss to the Seahawks, Jenkins was so disgusted that he said he’d like to see Sanchez suffer an injury. “There is a point wheUpvote Share Tweet
Well, we're waiting: Cards, Rams need winsThe Arizona Cardinals last won a game Sept. 30. The St. Louis Rams last won Oct. 4, when they defeated the Cardinals. The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks have combined for seven victories since the Cardinals or Rams last won a game. Just throwi…Upvote Share Tweet
Sunday Blitz: Jets-Rams RecapNov 18Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Jets' 27-13 win over the Rams.
Sunday Blitz: Cardinals-Falcons RecapNov 18Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Falcons' 23-19 win over the Cardinals
Falcons Overcome Ryan's 5-INT DayNov 18Matt Ryan threw for a career-worst five interceptions in the Falcons' 23-19 win over the Cardinals.
Cardinals postgame press conferenceNov 18Cardinals react following game with Falcons
Don Banks: Luck, Colts get an up-close lesson about what it takes to be el…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- By late Sunday night there was still no word yet on whether Andrew Luck's mother (or perhaps his father in this case) told him there'd be days like this. But no matter. By the time this one was over, it was well understood that a messa…
Don Banks: NFC East again a mess you can't take your eyes off of; more Sna…Nov 18FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a wild, overtime-drenched Week 11 in the NFL...
John Clayton's Last CallNov 18NFL fans were treated to a pre-Thanksgiving feast of close games, wild finishes and crazy offensive efforts, writes John Clayton.