Aaron Rodgers' ridiculous laser pass to Jared Cook on the left sideline to beat the Cowboys in the divisional round has already become the stuff of legend. Everyone that saw the play -- including Cowboys safety Byron Jones, who was in coverage on the play -- could barely believe their eyes as it happened. And of course, Randall Cobb let everyone know after the game that Rodgers himself called the play in the huddle, making it up on the spot. In an appearance on the "Dan Le Betard Show" on Wednesday, Rodgers revealed it was the first time in his career that he'd make up a play in the huddle, per ESPN.com. What was that play call? "I said everybody kind of run over to the left, and get open --
It’s almost a foregone conclusion how the Dallas Cowboys approach free agency every season. Prior to the start of the league year, the team exercises the triggers it has built into certain contracts to convert upcoming base salary to restructure bonuses. That mechanism allows the team to still pay the player what was agreed upon, but to spread the cap hit from the 2017 payment over multiple seasons. In this vein, it’s almost assured the team will pull the trigger on the deals of LT Tyron Smith and C Travis Frederick. Those moves could save Dallas $7.2 million and $10.5 million respectively, but they aren’t the only ones to be considered. These would be no brainers. There’s also some possibilities
The 2016-17 NFL Playoffs has found its final four with just the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, Green Bay Packers, and Atlanta Falcons remaining after a highly entertaining Divisional Round. If you take Madden 17’s Wild Card predictions from our simulation of the entire NFL Playoffs, coupled with our simulation of the Divisional Round individually, Madden 17 is sitting at a cool 6-2 heading into what should be a very interesting Championship Round.