Why this game is intriguing: The Mike Thomas Bowl? Is that a thing? Eh, maybe not. But the fact that the Detroit Lions just acquired Thomas from the Jacksonville Jaguars on the week these two teams play each other is worth noting. Think Thomas might share a secret or two about his old team with his new team? The real question is: How much can Thomas help a Lions offense that has oodles of talent but is too often plagued by slow starts. Jacksonville's defense hasn't been stout, but perhaps something clicked last week, when the Jags nearly toppled Green Bay. Alas, it wasn't to be and 1-6 was their fate. Really, only Detroit has much to play for.
Joe Judge: Giants will make 'right decision' for Saquon Barkley's return
Updates aplenty throughout the offseason have offered little in terms of a timetable for Saquon Barkley's return from an ACL tear and Giants head coach Joe Judge stressed that caution is the preeminent factor when it comes to Barkley hitting the field running.
Longtime cheerleader director Tracy Sormanti will be first woman inducted into Patriots Hall of Fame
Longtime New England Patriots cheerleader director Tracy Sormanti has been selected for posthumous induction into the team Hall of Fame as a contributor, team owner Robert Kraft announced Monday.