Panthers owner David Tepper represents a shift in the thinking of NFL owners that have long run the league. But just how different is his thinking? Rating his comments on Eric Reid, the NFL’s new head coaching hires, the upcoming CBA negotiations and more.
The Superdome was ready to play ‘Choppa Style,’ the Saints’ anthem this postseason, early and often against the Eagles, but the opportunity wasn’t there until the third quarter, when an 18-play touchdown drive gave New Orleans the lead, which they never gave up.
Jerry Jones has become something of a punch line for his meddling with the Cowboys’ roster over the years. But when you watch Dallas play in Saturday’s divisional round playoff game, you’ll see a team built in the image of the NFL’s most audacious owner.
Kliff Kingsbury might end up being the right man for the job in Arizona, but it’s hard to imagine the team was able to figure that out during the very small window of time they had to hire their new head coach.
The Cowboys rode a dominant defense to a 7-1 finish to the regular season, setting up the playoff debuts of rising star linebackers Jaylon Smith and Leighton Vander Esch. They wouldn’t have gotten there without the man they replaced.