With Tom Brady and the Patriots coming to town this week, the bye served as a good time for Indianapolis to work on a pass defense that ranks 27th in yards allowed and is near the bottom of the league with six interceptions. Another area that could use some work is pass protection. While Andrew Luck has been sacked only 14 times, he has been hit way too often..
A rebound not grabbed here, a lazy pass there. A missed teammate, a missed shot. The result was the 70 65 defeat, snapping a two game win streak against UW.. We remember nights out. We remember drinking Carlsberg in the middle of the day eatching Countdown. We remember falling asleep in Platt Fields park after one too many sambucas.
DALTON: While the Steelers defense kept Washington in check for the most part, the one thing Pittsburgh failed to do was get to quarterback Kirk Cousins. Pittsburgh blitzed less frequently than normal in an effort to protect a young secondary, though Heyward says that isn an excuse. Cincinnati offensive line was shaky at best in a narrow victory over the Jets in Week 1, a game in which Dalton was sacked a career high seven times..
Between now and the draft we’ll put together a list of potential Bills targets, starting with prospects that make sense in the second round with the No. 50 pick overall. In 2014, more than 54 percent of his pass attempts were from six yards and in, including 29 percent from behind the line of scrimmage, which is nothing like an NFL offense.
Nine pass catchers have already eclipsed 1,000 yards, and another three have reached 900 and shouldn’t have a problem getting to four figures. Duron Carter, whose goal this season was to lead the league in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns, will end up stuck at 938 yards and five TDs. There are another four receivers who have at least 829 yards and could get to 1,000 as well..
PSTAthletics officials at SDSU had been eyeing the Foster Farms Bowl in Santa Clara before the University of Wisconsin’s football team lost to Ohio State University Sunday, the San Diego Union Tribune reported.Wisconsin’s loss prompted a re shuffling of bowl game destinations.Big Ten team Wisconsin dropped down to the Orange Bowl, causing every other Big Ten school to drop down a notch and leaving no room for the Aztecs, a Mountain West team, in the Foster Farms Bowl, which was handed to Purdue instead.The Aztecs have a 10 2 record this season, while Army’s Black Knights are 8 3.SDSU is 5 6 in bowl games all time. Army is 4 2.The last time the two teams met was in 2012, when the Aztecs beat the Black Knights 42 7.As for the college football playoffs, 1 Clemson will play 4 Alabama in a rematch of last year’s national championship and 2 Oklahoma will face 3 Georgia.The AP outlines the details of the Armed Forces Bowl below:Army (8 4, Independent) vs. San Diego State (10 2, Mountain West), Dec.