The New Orleans Saints found their running game on Sunday night, and if this is a sign of what’s to come then watch out. Mark Ingram had three years of looking like a draft bust and one good night might not be enough to sway public opinion, but it was a heck of a night. He finished with 145 yards rushing and a touchdown, all while averaging over 10 yards per carry.
Dallas was woeful on Sunday night — that’s the downside — but at least the front office knows it made the right decision in committing to Sean Lee long-term. Without their middle linebacker, the entire Cowboys defense crumbled. He might not be an impact player every down, but Lee is a rare middle linebacker for which defenses surely have to account. Without him on the field, the Saints attacked the center of the field and Dallas had no answer.
The Chiefs and Broncos face off in a showdown between division rivals and AFC heavyweights, NFC playoff position hangs in the balance when the 49ers travel to New Orleans, and a proven playoff commodity faces red-hot upstarts when the Patriots play the Panthers on Monday night. Week 11 in the NFL is going to be FUN. Matt Ufford and the crew preview the week’s best games and make their predictions.
Week 11 marks the most important week of the 2017 NFL season to date, as major contenders collide around the league. The 9-0 Chiefs and 8-1 Broncos face off for the first of two matchups over Create Cheap Jerseys the next three weeks, the 49ers and Saints look to gain ground on the NFC-leading Seahawks and the streaking Panthers test their mettle against the proven Patriots. The Redskins-Eagles game in Philly doesn’t have the allure of the others, but could prove critical in deciding the NFC East. Then there’s Ravens vs. Bears, which Detroit Tigers Cheap Jerseys you’ll want to tune into just to make fun of Joe Flacco and Josh McCown.