The New England Patriots and New York Jets are squaring off Sunday on MetLife Stadium in an AFC East showdown between two teams vying for the postseason.
New England, despite being a walking MASH unit with injuries to Cheap USA Hockey Jerseys Vince Wilfork, Jerod Mayo, Danny Amendola and Rob Gronkowski, are 5-1 and leading the AFC East by a game and a half over the Miami Dolphins. The Patriots are riding high after coming from behind in epic fashion to defeat the New Orleans Saints 30-27 at Gillette Stadium this past Sunday, winning in the final 10 seconds.
The Jets had a decidedly different weekend. New York came in with a 3-2 record and hosted a winless Pittsburgh Steelers team, but found a way to lose against Ben Roethlisberger and co. Geno Smith Cheap UK Basketball Jerseys had a tough day, getting picked off twice.
One day after sitting out to rest his surgically-repaired knee, Browns running back Willis McGahee was back on the practice field Friday and is expected to be ready for the team’s Week 7 game against the Green Bay Packers.
With his impending return, there’s already speculation about the future of the Browns quarterback position. After strong play in 2013, Hoyer would seem to certainly be a player who will compete for the starting job in 2014, although who he will compete against remains to be seen.
The NFL released a statement saying that the league has not considered doubleheaders for Thursday, but Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says that’s not true. In fact, the outspoken owner said that the NFL is considering the idea and that the NFL Players Association would have no power to block a move to add a second Thursday game.
Players and coaches have publicly commented against Thursday night games, as the short week after Sunday games gives players less time to recover from the previous week’s games.