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Welcome to Week 8 of the NFL regular season. Our power panel — a group of more than 80 writers, editors and TV personalities — evaluated how teams are stacking up through seven weeks. The New York Jets and New York Giants continue to win while the Green Bay Packers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue … Read more

NFL Week 7 takeaways – Lessons, big questions for every game

5:00 PM ET NFL NationESPN It’s Week 7 of the 2022 NFL season, and here are our weekly game takeaways. On Thursday night, the Arizona Cardinals‘ offense came alive at home against the New Orleans Saints. Sunday came with a few surprises: Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ offense struggled against a Carolina Panthers … Read more

Top Falcons CB A.J. Terrell suffers hamstring injury

CINCINNATI — Atlanta Falcons cornerback A.J. Terrell was ruled out of Sunday’s 35-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals after suffering a hamstring injury in the first quarter. Terrell’s injury happened away from the ball — Cincinnati quarterback Joe Burrow passed to Joe Mixon on the right side. Terrell, defending a receiver on the left side … Read more

Bengals’ Joe Burrow tosses 60-yard TD pass to Tyler Boyd

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Bengals scored early and often against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. On the fourth play from scrimmage, Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow found wide receiver Tyler Boyd streaking down the middle of the field. Burrow hit Boyd in stride for a 60-yard touchdown pass on the first possession of the game for … Read more

NFL Week 6 takeaways – Lessons, big questions for every game

5:00 PM ET NFL NationESPN Welcome to Week 6 of the 2022 NFL season, where no top-10 team is safe. The Green Bay Packers‘ offense was silent in a loss to the New York Jets — one week after losing to the New York Giants. Speaking of the Giants, they handed Lamar Jackson and the … Read more

NFL Week 6 – Best fashion from around the league

2:33 PM ET ESPN staff Week 6 of the NFL season is upon us. The Washington Commanders and Chicago Bears got things started with a mundane, er — low-scoring affair on Thursday. Sunday promises to spice things up. The 4-1 Buffalo Bills take on the 4-1 Kansas City Chiefs in a rematch of January’s divisional … Read more

Report — Tom Brady could be fined for apparent Grady Jarrett kick

The NFL has looked at Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett‘s disputed roughing-the-passer penalty on Tampa Bay’s Tom Brady to determine whether Brady attempted to kick Jarrett and if that warrants a fine, according to a report from The Associated Press on Thursday. Fines for kicking are $10,500 for a first offense and $15,500 for … Read more

Travis Kelce channels Al Bundy, plus more NFL quotes of the week

Never count out “Touchdown Travis,” defensive tackles sound off on roughing the passer calls and more football quotes of the week. “You can’t tell me I’m not all AL BUNDY” Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce on scoring four touchdowns against the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday Night Football, much like Bundy, the main … Read more

Ranking 10 best first years, risers and QB report

The 2022 NFL rookie class has wowed through five weeks. Twelve first-year players have already caught at least one touchdown pass and nine have rushed for one. Thirteen have an interception and 14 have at least one sack in their early pro careers. A pair of rookie quarterbacks have even gotten a start and plenty … Read more

Can the NFL fix the roughing the passer rule? Potential solutions

One concussed NFL quarterback and two questionable flags for roughing the passer. That’s all it took for the first officiating feeding frenzy of the 2022 season. There is no evidence that Tua Tagovailoa‘s concussion, and its subsequent fallout, is connected to the pair of penalty flags that prompted leaguewide discussion Sunday and Monday. It makes … Read more