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The Patriots bring out the worst in every team. Ask the Browns

The Patriots’ defense has been otherworldly in 2019. The Browns have been, despite their most talented roster in decades, the Browns. When you put those two together in a driving Foxborough rainstorm, you’ve got the recipe for football schadenfreude magic.

New England returned Cleveland to its embarrassing football roots with a dominant display in Week 8. Three of the Browns’ first four drives Sunday ended in turnovers, effectively dashing out the club’s upset hopes before halftime cropped up on the horizon…………………Read More

Teddy Bridgewater looks like the quarterback the Saints (and Jets and Vikings) hoped he could be

It took more than three years, but Teddy Bridgewater found his regular season stride.

The former Viking Pro Bowler finally looked like the player optimistic fans hoped he could be Sunday, putting together one of the best games of his career as his Saints improved to 4-1 on the season with a win over the Buccaneers. Bridgewater was accurate, efficient, and occasionally devastating in the pocket in Week 5, roasting Tampa Bay for 314 yards and four touchdowns in a 31-24 victory…………………Read More

Kirk Cousins is the problem in Minnesota, and Adam Thielen knows it

Things are coming to a head for Minnesota’s $84 million man.

Kirk Cousins’ first year as the Vikings quarterback wasn’t a complete disaster. But it was far from a success as the Vikings regressed from a 13-3 division winner without him to an 8-7-1 team watching the playoffs from home last season…………………….Read More

Jacoby Brissett is proving he’s more than just the Colts’ Plan B

The last time the Colts went through a full season without Andrew Luck, they went 4-12. That won’t happen in 2019.

Jacoby Brissett’s maturation into an above-average NFL quarterback has kept playoff hope alive early in a year that saw Indianapolis’ franchise cornerstone opt for retirement. Through three games, the fifth-year veteran has emerged as a reliable engine for a team that can still fight its way to the top of the AFC South………………Read More