There is no debate that this year the NFC East is the worst division in the NFL. With a combined record of 11-28-1 in non-divisional games, the NFC East has been the laughing stock of the entire league. These teams have clinched the fact that the winner of the division and the fourth seed in the NFC playoffs will finish with a losing record, but the Giants have the chance to be the first team in NFL history to go 6-10 and make the playoffs. It seems that none of these teams are all that deserving of a playoff spot, but nevertheless, one team will earn the fourth seed on Week 17.
Pierson Scheinberg is a student who lives in California, and attends the College Preparatory School. Pierson lived in Baltimore, Maryland until August 2017 when he moved to the Bay Area. Pierson is an avid golfer who enjoys watching all sports. He is a writer and sports analyst for At the Buzzer.
The AFC Playoff Race is heating up, as we have five different teams with a record of 10-5 fighting for four playoff spots. Let’s take a look at how each team can get into the playoffs, and how At the Buzzer thinks the AFC playoffs will look as a result of our Week 17 matchups.
As the NHL previously announced, the NHL will realign its divisions for the 2021 NHL season which is to begin on January 13. To minimize the potential spread of the coronavirus, teams will only play other teams in their division. As a result of the 56-game regular season schedule, each team will play the others in their division 8 times a year. Here is one rivalry from each division that fans should be excited to see twice as much as usual.
Every year, the NFL Honors take place the night before the Super Bowl. The Awards given range from League MVP to Walter Payton Man of the Year to Rookie of the Year. One award that is always interesting to see is the Comeback Player of the Year Award.
Vanderbilt goalkeeper, Sarah Fuller, made history this Saturday when she became the third woman to play in an NCAA game and the first woman in NCAA history to start in a Power 5 (Big 10, Big 12, SEC, ACC, or Pac-12) conference game.
Wednesday morning, the New York Islanders announced the retirement of veteran defenseman, Johnny Boychuk. Boychuk’s retirement is a result of an injury to his left eye sustained towards the end of the 2019-2020 regular season.
The Edmonton Oilers’ 2020 NHL season ended poorly, as the team’s promising Stanley Cup hopes died abruptly when they were eliminated in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers to the 12 seed, Chicago Blackhawks. The bad news for the Oilers continues a week after the Stanley Cup Playoffs have ended, as their captain and arguably the current face of the NHL, Connor McDavid, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Chicago Bears announced on Monday that Nick Foles would replace Mitch Trubisky as the Bears’ starting quarterback. The Bears were down 10-26 with about 25 minutes remaining in the game against the Atlanta Falcons. After Foles entered the game, the Bears came back to beat the Falcons 30-26.
I managed to bounce back last week after a week one loss. With lots of evenly-contested matchups this past week, I’ll have to get a bit riskier with my picks this week. Before I reveal my Week 3 pick, here are some other options I considered.
In a game where many had them losing, the Las Vegas Raiders looked excellent in their win against the New Orleans Saints. They may not be able to win their division, but at 2-0, the Raiders are looking pretty good right now. With the playoffs being extended to 3 wild card teams per conference this year, will the Raiders be able to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2016?