WASHINGTON, D.C. – Raiders safety Karl Joseph notched his first career forced fumble in Week 2’s blowout victory over the New York Jets. It came on his first sack, where he bent around a tackle into the pocket and devoured his pray. Joseph recovered the ball, and the Raiders quickly scored a touchdown. The second-year pro enjoyed that moment, but left the game with regrets. "I should have definitely had more sacks than I did,” Joseph said. “I feel like I should have had three.” Joseph had quarterback Josh McCown in the crosshairs three times, and feels like he should’ve finished each one. The game plan provided opportunity. Joseph blitzed six times – fellow safety Reggie Nelson attacked thrice
Take the words of Dolphins’ safety Michael Thomas after Miami’s 20-6 loss to the Jets on Sunday. Not only is he bothered by Trump’s decision to insult protesting NFL players, Thomas seems bewildered that something like football would upset the leader of the free world at all. “As somebody in the NFL who is one of those ‘sons of bitches’,” Thomas continued, “Yeah I take it personally.
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.