That was quick. Seventeen weeks. Lots and lots of T-shirts won.
The 2018 regular season will conclude in Music City on Sunday night, where the Colts and Titans will play for a wild-card playoff berth. Or maybe more.
The Battle of the Bay Area in prime time is more like a skirmish for a high pick in next April's draft, perhaps even the first overall selection.
Things are spiraling in Denver. At least the Broncos won’t have to worry about the cold and the snow when they journey to Arizona for a Thursday night game.
The NFL season started out in turmoil. Any team could win any game on any given Sunday. It was that way almost for a month, with an 8-7 record picking the winner of these games being very good.
In what was generally a good week of football, minus those weighty roughing-the-passer calls, it was a bad week for Pro Picks. The quality of play vastly improved compared to the opening two weeks of the schedule. The prognostications were awful.
Alex Carter has ritual. He buys his Salem News at his favorite store in Topsfield, Gil’s Grocery on Main Street, and checks out the “I Beat Burt” contest entry blank. By midweek he starts plotting the weekend.
We sure have been waiting for this Thursday night showcase. Top overall draft pick Baker Mayfield vs. No. 3 selection Sam Darnold, a mano a mano between the rookie quarterbacks.
GROVELAND — To say football has been — and still is — a big part of Ken Pellerin’s life would be an understatement. He taught and coached football at Andover High for more than three decades.
When the schedule came out, folks in Seattle and Phoenix pointed to the Seahawks-Cardinals game on Thursday night as a pivotal one in the NFC West.
Tony Amenta loves football so much that he'll travel from his home in Beverly, with wife Carmen in tow, to see a game in Stratham, N.H. on a Saturday.
No longer unbeaten, Kansas City now must concentrate on remaining atop the AFC West and, if the Chiefs can manage it, in front of the rest of the conference pack.
Judging by the performances of their blockers in the opening week of the season, it's fair to wonder if there will be more sacks than points in Thursday night's game between the Texans and Bengals.
This Week's Circulars
BEVERLY — Windover Development founder Steven Dodge, whose company became a major builder on Cape Ann and the North Shore, died in a bike accident in Florida on Wednesday, according to media reports.
- Windover founder Steve Dodge dies in bike accident
- Jesuits who served in Gloucester accused of abuse
- Gloucester man jailed in child porn case
- Superfine Food closes two restaurants
- Rockport jazz students set sights on Berklee top spot
- Accused bank robber remains held in jail
- Potty peeper takes a plea