It’s well-documented that rookie quarterbacks struggle against Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. But why is that? CBS Sports color analyst and former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who worked the Patriots’ Week 2 win over the New Orleans Saints, explained on the broadcast why it’s so difficult for rookie quarterbacks to face the Patriots, and it comes down to analytics. Romo initially explained that Belichick will occasionally throw out a different formation or scheme late in a game to screw with his team’s man-zone or blitz ratios to keep opposing teams guessing. Then Romo got into why rookie QBs will have trouble against the Patriots. “A big part of that is when Bill O’Brien
After being released by the Indianapolis Colts in August following a failed physical, defensive tackle Kendall Langford has a new team in the New Orleans Saints. According to Jim Trotter of ESPN.com, Langford signed a one-year deal with the Saints on Wednesday. Langford confirmed the deal on his Twitter account.
As fantasy players look to set their Week 3 lineups, some will be scrambling to find a replacement for Panthers tight end Greg Olsen and others will have to monitor injuries to Bears running back Jordan Howard and Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson. Managing injuries is an unfortunate part of playing fantasy football, but here are some suggestions that'll help you decide who to start in Week 3. START 'EM Quarterback — Cam Newton, Carolina vs. New Orleans Newton's been slumping, and this matchup against the Saints could jump-start his season. So far, the Saints have yielded the most fantasy points per game (FPPG) to opposing quarterbacks, as well as the highest average passing yards per game (389).