Patriots Bailey Zappe’s ROY award odds go way up

While chants of “Zappe! Zappe! Zappe!” were ringing at Gillette Stadium, a flurry of big bets on New England Patriots quarterback Bailey Zappe hit Caesars Sportsbook, causing the first-year signal caller’s Rookie of the Year odds to move from 50-1 to 5-1 in approximately 30 minutes during the first half of Monday’s game against the … Read more

1-32 poll, stats to know

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

Bill Belichick not ready to commit to Pats QB

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick wasn’t ready to name a starting quarterback in the aftermath of a 33-14 blowout loss to the Chicago Bears on Monday night. Belichick pulled starter Mac Jones after three series, inserting rookie Bailey Zappe in his place for the rest of the game and sparking the … Read more

Legendary coaches – Patriots’ Belichick, Bears’ Halas have much more in common than 324 wins

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Andy Reid is on the other end of the telephone, sharing thoughts on Bill Belichick. His perspective is one few can provide. “We probably downplay how you have to operate as a head coach in this league, especially us older ones. We don’t talk much about it,” he says. “To be able … 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

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

NFL Week 6 Power Rankings 2022

6:30 AM ET NFL NationESPN Welcome to Week 6 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 five weeks. This week, our rankings saw the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers vault into the top … Read more

NFL Week 5 takeaways – Lessons, big questions for every game

5:00 PM ET NFL NationESPN Week 5 of the 2022 NFL season kicked off Thursday night with a touchdown-less overtime victory for the Indianapolis Colts over the Denver Broncos. On Sunday morning, the New York Giants (now 4-1) defeated the Green Bay Packers in London. Later, Taysom Hill rushed for three touchdowns and threw a … Read more

NFL Week 5 picks, schedule, odds, injuries, stats, fantasy tips

The Week 5 NFL schedule for the 2022 season is stacked with great matchups, and we have you covered with what you need to know heading into the weekend. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the biggest keys to every game and a bold prediction for each matchup. Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information provides a … Read more