It's been a grueling 213 days since the Super Bowl. How have we survived?! But now, the new season is here. And from Tebow-Sanchez drama to Bountygate to a new schedule format, there is plenty to look forward to.
The old adage "defense wins championships" will certainly ring true this Sunday. While Patriots and Ravens fans may have trouble watching, it's hard to deny that Bears-Packers and Jets-Steelers are two amazing defensive matchups.
If you read Melissa Jacobs' NFL wild-card weekend preview and, ahem, predictions, she doesn't blame you for giving this column a Marshawn Lynch stiff-arm and running away. But for those who are jazzed up about divisional weekend, read on.
With only three weeks left in the NFL regular season, you would think that all the talk would be about the playoffs. But this week's biggest storyline comes from Washington, D.C., and no politicians will be involved.