OK here we are week 2 of the NFL, 2014 and it’s time for Tuesday’s Chair.
Well, I could talk about Adrian Peterson…but really what’s the point?
Let’s talk some football…
So, we will start with last night’s game, depending on what side of the fence your on, it was either a great come back from the Philadelphia Eagles, or a huge let down from the Indianapolis Colts…. I fall on the Colts side.
I’m not sure if there’s a point in writing about a game that very well may have been fixed. Ok not really…but if it wasn’t, the officials were biased for some inexplicable reason. The Colts were driving, up seven and in the red zone. Brandon Boykin had one of the most blatant defensive holds you’ll ever see on T.Y. Hilton. As if the officials weren’t doing enough to screw over the Colts, the coaching staff made some horrible mistakes after that. They ran the ball twice with Trent Richardson, who did nothing on one of his attempts. Andrew Luck then went incomplete on third down, and the Eagles took over and never relinquished possession. Of course, the Colts may have had some time for themselves if they didn’t waste a defensive timeout. It made zero sense, and maybe I am beginning to wonder if Hamilton’s job should be in jeopardy.
The Eagles were able to win this game because of the officials, but LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles also played a huge part. The Colts simply couldn’t tackle them. McCoy rushed for 79 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries and also caught four balls for 23 receiving yards. Sproles, meanwhile, had numerous long gains. He generated 178 total yards and a score. He set up the tying touchdown and the decisive field goal as time expired.
Ok a quick glance at Sunday…Yep another crazy week on the way to the win column, both in fantasy and real world… I know I was surprised as well to learn there was a difference.
Ravens 26, Steelers 6
All anyone wanted to talk about prior to this game was the Ray Rice story. It seemed like the only thing Baltimore players did this entire week was answer questions about Rice. With that in mind, I didn’t think there was much of a chance the Ravens would be completely focused for this matchup, and I wasn’t alone. The Rice hoopla just seemed like it could capsize the team’s season.
Bills 29, Dolphins 10
Panthers 24, Lions 7
Bengals 24, Falcons 10
Browns 26, Saints 24
Patriots 30, Vikings 7
The Vikings didn’t seem like they missed Adrian Peterson whatsoever when they effortlessly marched down the field on the opening drive. They went seven plays and 80 yards into the end zone, capped off by Matt Asiata’s 25-yard reception from Matt Cassel, who opened 4-for-4
Cardinals 25, Giants 14
Cowboys 26, Titans 10
Redskins 41, Jaguars 10
Chargers 30, Seahawks 21
Rams 19, Buccaneers 17
Broncos 24, Chiefs 17
Packers 31, Jets 24
Texans 30, Raiders 14
Bears 28, 49ers 20
Ok that’s it for Tuesday’s chair week 2 in the NFL 2014
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