Peyton Manning has set his sights on a new frontier: bringing the NFL to China. The NFL has already arranged games in Europe and Japan and it's only a matter of time before it hosts one in the world's most populous country, Manning said in an interview with Bloomberg Television in Beijing, where he's on a promotional tour that also took him to Shanghai. The Los Angeles Rams could be one of the first teams to play in the Chinese mainland, as early as 2018, ESPN reported in March, citing a team source. "I think it is just a no-brainer," he said. "The fact that Beijing has hosted the Olympics. It's a great place to host a major sporting event." China has become a major destination for global sports
On Saturday, USC will play its 600th game in the L.A. Memorial Coliseum. Since the stadium opened in 1923, the Trojans are 430-136-27 (.748) there, not including 6 wins vacated due to NCAA penalty. Their original record was 436-136-27 (.750). USC is sharing the Coliseum with the NFL's Los Angeles Rams for the next three years, after having shared the stadium with the team from 1946-1979. The Rams are 144-77-8 (.646) in the Coliseum. The Coliseum, which hosted the Olympics in 1932 and 1984, is set to undergo renovations intended to enhance the experience of football fans. Learn more about the renovation by clicking here!
Offensive Drive Analysis: Game 3, vs LA Rams Jameis Winston of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers threw for 405 yards and three touchdown passes against the Los Angeles Rams to help the team accrue a total of 32 points... for a loss. It must be the defense and the second-round kicker's fault for such a debacle -” or is it? The Bucs had a lead at the half by three points. And from the score board above revealed the defense gave up 13 points in the fourth quarter. That defense was just abysmal! OFFENSIVE DRIVES There are seven drives of 40 yards or longer. The offense ventured into the red zone on six occasions. Yet, on two trips into the red zone, the offense came away with no points at all. It faltered.