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  • GAME OF THE WEEK: OSU @ PITT

    September 15th, 2017

    The college football campaign continues to roll, but can the Oklahoma State Cowboys keep up their pace? They meet Pitt in a Week 3 thriller… Oklahoma State have enjoyed as good an opening two weeks as any team in college football, racking up 59 and 44 points against Tulsa and South Alabama respectively while allowing …

  • Neil’s Hot Seat: Week 1

    September 14th, 2017

    Introducing another regular feature throughout the 2017 season on The Reynolds Report – who is sitting somewhat uncomfortably on the hot seat. But why (as so many hot seat lists seem to do) restrict this to coaches? After all, every poor performance in the NFL should leave people looking over their shoulder, no matter whether …

  • Neil’s MVP Race: Week 1

    September 12th, 2017

    Each week through the 2017 season I will give you my leading candidates for the NFL Most Valuable Player prize. After one round of games, my top five gives a nod to the value of the quarterback position and the fact that a passer always seems to pick up this annual award! 1. Alex Smith, …

  • THE REYNOLDS AWARDS: WEEK 1

    September 11th, 2017

    With an apology to those four teams still yet to play in Week 1, here are my award winners from the action that has taken place so far. Offensive Player of the Week Alex Smith, Quarterback – Kansas City Chiefs You’ll have to cast your mind back to Thursday night for my offensive player of …

  • REYNOLDS’ PICKS: WEEK 1

    September 8th, 2017

    Neil, like the majority of our Picks Challenge players, is already 0-1 for picks after New England’s unexpected opening-night defeat to Kansas City. Can he turn it around? You decide…

  • PUB FACTS: WEEK 1

    September 7th, 2017

    Want to impress your mates with your NFL knowledge down the pub this weekend? Help is at hand with one fact or statistic relating to every Week 1 game. Enjoy the opening week of the new season! Kansas City @ New England Since 2014, Tom Brady has a QB rating of 106.9 when Julian Edelman is …

  • GAME OF WEEK: FSU v ALABAMA

    August 29th, 2017

    The college football campaign kicks off in style this weekend as two genuine powerhouses go head-to-head in a fixture that already has College Football Playoff implications… It’s rare the No. 1 team in the country meets No. 3 at any point in the season, never mind on opening weekend. Potentially the biggest game of the …

  • Thomas bullish over Browns

    August 24th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds For a team that won just a single game in 2016, the Cleveland Browns have high hopes heading into the new regular season. Hot on the heels of positive comments from head coach Hue Jackson and guard Joel Bitonio, future Hall of Fame offensive tackle Joe Thomas is the latest Brown to …

  • Gurley: Rams will improve

    August 22nd, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley insists the Los Angeles Rams have to bounce back in 2017. The Rams marked their long-awaited return to Los Angeles with just four wins and Gurley couldn’t get on track, rushing for just 885 yards (3.2 average) and six touchdowns one season after racking up 1,106 …

  • Rudolph: Vikings will be better

    August 20th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds Pro Bowl tight end Kyle Rudolph insists we will see a confident Minnesota Vikings team on the field in 2017 as opposed to the squad that struggled down the stretch last year. The Vikings were the NFL’s last undefeated team in 2016 after opening the season with five straight wins, only for the …

  • Ginn eyes Dolphins revenge

    August 16th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds New Orleans wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr. is looking forward to taking on one of his former teams when his the Saints clash with the Miami Dolphins in London. Ginn was a first-round draft pick of the Dolphins in 2007 but only lasted three seasons in South Florida. His clash with Miami …

  • Brees: We can win it all

    August 11th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds Pro Bowl quarterback Drew Brees has reiterated his belief that the New Orleans Saints can be a Super Bowl team in 2017. Three straight 7-9 seasons have been a disappointment in the Big Easy, with the Saints going from perennial contenders to also-rans. But those poor efforts have done little to dent Brees’ …

  • No retirement plans – Palmer

    August 9th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer has no planned timetable to step away from the game. The 37-year-old is entering his 15th season in the NFL, having opted to play on amid swirling rumours of retirement. But Palmer insisted to the The Reynolds Report that he has no idea when he’ll hang up his cleats. …

  • Jackson sees competitive Browns

    August 6th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson is expecting his 2017 team to be much better than the squad that won just a single game a year ago. The Browns have continued their patient rebuild over the offseason, culminating in some rare optimism that there could soon be a rare ray of light …

  • Suh: We don’t fear Patriots

    August 5th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds Even though the New England Patriots have long controlled the AFC East, Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh insists he and his teammates have no fear when it comes to the current owners of the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Suh told The Reynolds Report: “The Patriots are the team we have to get …

  • We must start winning – Marrone

    August 4th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds  Jacksonville head coach Doug Marrone has put the Jaguars on notice that they must start winning more games in 2017. For the past couple of years, the Jags have been adding significant talent to their roster, but positive results have not been forthcoming. Last season, Jacksonville went a miserable 3-13 and saw …

  • Peterson bullish entering season

    August 3rd, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds As he prepares for his first season with the New Orleans Saints, future Hall of Fame rusher Adrian Peterson admits he has a point to prove. The 11th-year running back, who rushed for just 72 yards in 2016 in his final campaign as a Viking, told The Reynolds Report: “I always carry a …

  • I’ll be ready soon – Flacco

    August 2nd, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds Quarterback Joe Flacco is eyeing a quicker-than-expected return from his preseason back injury, giving the Baltimore Ravens hope that he will be available on the opening weekend of the 2017 campaign, if not even sooner. Flacco suffered a disc injury in his back and the original media speculation suggested he could miss …

  • Spielman eyeing tough QB choice

    August 1st, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman would like to be in a position where a difficult decision needs to be made at quarterback by the end of the 2017 season. Spielman would like to have options with regards to current starter Sam Bradford and former number one Teddy Bridgewater, who is battling …

  • McVay excited by Goff potential

    July 31st, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds New Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay has yet to work with quarterback Jared Goff in a game situation but likes the make-up of his second-year passer. Goff kicked his heels on the bench for the first nine games in 2016 after being the first overall choice in the NFL Draft …

  • Duo will play in ’18 – Arians

    July 30th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians does not expect two of his star offensive performers to call time on their careers at the end of the 2017 campaign. There has been talk of increased urgency in Phoenix this offseason due to the advanced years of quarterback Carson Palmer, entering his 15th season, …

  • Primer: 8 camps in 8 days

    July 28th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds I’m off to the United States this week and will be attempting to visit the eight London-bound teams in eight straight days, weather and travel schedules permitting! My visit on behalf of Sky Sports and NFL UK will see me rack up an approximate 16,780 air miles on 11 flights. Just hook …

  • Stills: Fins offense “special”

    July 27th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds The Miami Dolphins are full of confidence heading into the 2017 season and wide receiver Kenny Stills believes the offense will be “pretty special” in a second campaign under the leadership of head coach Adam Gase. Buoyed by their playoff campaign of a year ago, the Dolphins boast an impressive array of …

  • Diggs relishing Peterson reunion

    July 25th, 2017

    By Neil Reynolds NFL players tend to adopt a ‘one game at a time’ mantra when it comes to their business, but Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs admits one contest in particular is setting his pulse racing as the 2017 season approaches. And that showdown will see the Vikings take on their former teammate and …

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