Eddie Jackson, Kyle Fuller
The 2018-19 football season is in the books.
The New England Patriots are the Super Bowl champions for the sixth time in their franchise history. The Calgary Stampeders took home the CFL’s Grey Cup for the eighth time.
Clemson won college football’s FBS national championship for the third time, unofficially (depending on who you ask) unseating Alabama as the amateur level’s elite program. North Dakota State won the FCS national title, Valdosta State earned the Division-II national crown, and Mary Hardin-Baylor earned the Division-III national title. Continue reading
Aqib Talib, Chris Harris Jr.
Apparently the offseason is ranking season in the NFL.
With free agency and the draft in the rearview mirror, and training camps still a few weeks away, it seems every football media outlet is coming out with a variety of rankings and lists to pass the downtime.
NFL.com recently gave retired cornerback Ike Taylor, a 12-year vet who won two Super Bowls with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the task of putting together a list of the league’s top five cornerback tandems.
Even a casual football fan would not be surprised to find the Denver Broncos on top of Taylor’s list. Continue reading
Tags: Adam Jones, Aqib Talib, Chris Harris Jr., Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Dre Kirkpatrick, Janoris Jenkins, Kyle Fuller, NFL, Patrick Peterson, Tracy Porter, Tyrann Mathieu
Quarterback Jay Cutler and receiver Brandon Marshall were cast as the heroes in Chicago’s wild 28-20 comeback win over San Francisco in Week 2, as they hooked up for two of their three touchdowns in the fourth quarter.
But the Bears wouldn’t have been in position to steal that game from the 49ers if not for rookie cornerback Kyle Fuller, whose two interceptions in the fourth set up a pair of Chicago’s touchdowns. Continue reading
Six secondary standouts from football’s week that was:
Darrelle Revis, CB, Patriots (NFL) — With Adrian Peterson out of the lineup on Sunday, everybody knew the Vikings needed to establish a credible passing game to have a chance at beating the Pats. Revis wasn’t letting that happen. The man who still thinks he’s the best corner in the league locked down Minnesota’s No. 1 receiver, holding Greg Jennings to only one reception for four yards, and hauled in one of New England’s four INTs off Vikings’ QB Matt Cassel.
Julian Wilson, CB, Oklahoma (NCAA) — The senior speedster stuck the dagger in Tennessee during the Sooners’ 34-10 rout on Saturday, returning a fourth-quarter interception 100 yards for a touchdown. Wilson also has six tackles against the Volunteers. Continue reading