Welcome to the first installment of the NFL Sunday Hangover. A quick "whip-around" of each game and some important notes you can tell your co-workers today. It was a certainly strange first week. A few comeback victories - the Patriots and Jets were the biggest. Three safeties in the early goings of three games (TEN v PIT, JAC v KC, and NYJ v TB).
Happy New Year! After a little holiday hiatus we are back with Steak and Eggs to kick off the New Year. Check out our new NFL, NHL, and NBA pages to keep you up to date on your favorite teams. The Flyers play in the Winter Classic this afternoon at 3 pm at Citizens Bank Park. College Football galore today:
TicketCity Bowl: Penn State v. Houston- 1 pm
TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl: Ohio State v. Florida- 1 pm
Outback Bowl: Michigan State v. Georgia- 1 pm
Capital One Bowl: Nebraska v. South Carolina- 1 pm
Rose Bowl Game Presented by Vizio: Wisconsin v. Oregon- 5 pm
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Stanford v. Oklahoma State- 8:30 pm
The Eagles wrapped up their season with a 34-10 victory over the Washington Redskins. The Eagles finished 8-8, 5-1 in the NFC East and finished in second place in the division. LeSean McCoy did not play due to an ankle injury. More here.
The New York Giants clinched the NFC East division title with a 31-14 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Night Football. The Cowboys played absolutely terrible on national television and, once again, the underachieving Cowboys will have their season end with expectation unmet. More here.
Sources are reporting that former Eagles defensive assistant and current Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo will be fired today by the Rams. Sources last week reported that the Eagles would express interest in bring Spagnuolo back to the Eagles as Defensive Coordinator. More here.
The Jets lost 19-17 to the Dolphins yesterday ended up 8-8 with a 3 game losing streak and missing the playoffs. Offensive captain Santonio Holmes reportedly quit on the team and was benched at the end of the game. After the game when asked if he would return to the Jets next season, Holmes walked away from the podium and ending his press conference. More here.
Heisman Trophy Winner Robert Griffin III reportedly will declare himself eligible for the NFL Draft in April. Griffin III already graduated with his bachelor's degree. Griffin III is currently the second rated QB behind Stanford's Andrew Luck. More here.
Video of the Day:
If you have ever ripped on New York for any reason, you must certainly have heard the phrase “inferiority complex” thrown back at you. One of the many things that New York fans have accused Philadelphia fans of having is an inferiority complex. But what does this actually mean? Does Philadelphia even have an inferiority complex anymore?