TheSTN – NFL: NFC Players Of The Week Announced

Rookie running back DOUG MARTIN of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,  linebacker BRIAN URLACHER and cornerback SHERRICK MC MANIS of the Chicago Bears are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for games played the ninth week of the 2012 season (November 1, 4-5), the NFL announced today. OFFENSE: RB DOUG MARTIN, TAMPA … Continue reading

TheSTN – NFL: NFC Players of the Month Announced

Quarterback AARON RODGERS of the Green Bay Packers, cornerback CHARLES TILLMAN of the Chicago Bears and kicker LAWRENCE TYNES of the New York Giants are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Month for October, the NFL announced today.       OFFENSE: QB AARON RODGERS, GREEN BAY PACKERS Rodgers completed 96 of … Continue reading

TheSTN – NFL: Bears Defense Off To Historic Start

The Chicago Bears are 4-1 and tied for the NFC North lead. A big reason for Chicago’s early success has been the play of the team’s defense. “This 4-1 start has been spearheaded by the Bears’ defense,” says NFL Network analyst TOM WADDLE. The Bears lead the NFL with five interception-return … Continue reading

TheSTN – NFL: NFC Players of the Month Announced

Quarterback MATT RYAN of the Atlanta Falcons, cornerback TIM JENNINGS of the Chicago Bears and kick returner-wide receiver PERCY HARVIN of the Minnesota Vikings are the NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Month for September (September 5-October 1), the NFL announced today.         OFFENSE: QB MATT RYAN, ATLANTA FALCONS Ryan … Continue reading

TheSTN – NFL Approaches Quarter Mark With Key Week 4 Games

Through the first three weeks of the NFL season, there are 27 teams with a 2-1 or 1-2 record, the most such clubs since realignment in 2002. Three teams – Arizona, Atlanta and Houston – remain unbeaten at 3-0. “It feels good,” says Texans wide receiver ANDRE JOHNSON about the team’s 3-0 start, … Continue reading