An undefeated defending champion, precocious rookie players and coaches, a record number of big comeback wins and the 49ers, Lions and Bills in the playoff hunt mark a surprising first half.
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Giants LB Mathias Kiwanuka and Cardinals PR-CB Patrick Peterson were named NFC Players of Week Nine.
We take an early look at a huge AFC North tussle, another big one in the NFC South and all the rest of the best action in Week 10.
The NFL announced that the Week 13 Sunday Night Football game between the Patriots and Colts will be moved to 1:00 p.m. ET.
Stocked with homegrown talent, the surprising 49ers may be headed for an NFC title-game showdown with the Packers, writes Hub Arkush.
The Giants and Jets earned huge victories; the Browns, Dolphins and Patriots have to deal with controversy; defense rules again; and plenty more.
Eli Manning hit Jake Ballard for a 1-yard touchdown pass with 15 seconds left, giving the Giants a 24-20 win over the Patriots on Sunday.
The Patriots-Giants game in Week Nine is the first meeting between the two franchises since ex-Giants WR David Tyree made a game-changing play in Super Bowl XLII.
The Giants' top corner, Corey Webster, could take Patriots WR Wes Welker out of the Patriots' game plan.
If the Patriots want to get back to their winning ways, the secondary will need to play a sound game against Giants QB Eli Manning.
The news that Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw cracked a bone in his foot is bad, but he might try to play with the injury.
The Patriots have an opportunity to re-establish their running game this Sunday against the Giants.
Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw has a cracked bone in his foot that he suffered in last week's win over the Dolphins, Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger first reported.
The Patriots' O-line has struggled protecting Tom Brady of late and it will have another stiff test against the Giants' front line.
Although it is important for the Patriots to lock down the Giants' receivers, they cannot ignore TE Jake Ballard.