The New England Patriots were the most popular pick to win this season’s Super Bowl. If you wanted to be different and not pick the Patriots, you probably picked the Pittsburgh Steelers. Neither of them has looked like a Super Bowl team so far.
Donald Trump’s war of words on the NFL stoked higher interest in pregame discussion on Sunday of Week 3. Sunday Night Football on NBC (Washington Redskins vs Oakland Raiders) took the biggest hit: viewership fell 11% from last year and it was the lowest-rated Sunday Night Football since 2006. Fox’s national Sunday game (Philadelphia Eagles vs New York Giants) fell 16%.
Tim McManus ESPN Staff Writer Close Follow on Twitter The Philadelphia Eagles believe running back Darren Sproles broke his arm during Sunday's game against the New York Giants, a league source confirmed. An MRI is scheduled for Monday morning to gauge the extent of the injury. Sproles was injured in the first half following an awkward plant and hit from safety Darian Thompson. Trainers were originally looking at the knee area. Sproles was able to walk off under his own power, though, and the concern quickly turned to his wrist as he held his right arm in obvious pain as he headed indoors. Replays showed that Thompson's foot inadvertently hit Sproles on the arm. The 34-year-old running back holds