However, these past three weeks have been a masterclass in play-calling from Schottenheimer, quarterbacking from Wilson and receiver play from both Lockett and Metcalf. If Wilson, and to a larger extent the Seahawks, are to maintain this level of execution, then the NFC may have found it's Super Bowl contender to take on Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs.
Stopping the most dynamic quarterback in the NFL. Keeping the game's premier deep threat under wraps. Blanking a record-breaking tight end. Controlling the clock.
The Boston Celtics have made it to the Eastern Conference Finals twice in the last three years. Despite fielding in a relatively young group of uber-talented players, the Celtics banked on their growing chemistry and the brilliance of head coach Brad Stevens.
Just three days after being fired by the Clippers, Doc Rivers was all-but confirmed as the Philadelphia 76ers' new head coach. Philly's interest was reported earlier this week and on Thursday it became public knowledge that he is heading to Philadelphia, likely on a five-year pact.
Week 4's Sunday Night Football matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers wasn't supposed to look this meh. Injuries are to blame, with both teams ravaged to the bare bones at key positions.
Amidst the brilliance of Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic during the Nuggets' magical run in the playoffs, defensive-minded combo forward Jerami Grant grew into a key cog for the young squad. Known primarily for his tremendous work on defense, Grant also showed vastly-improved marksmanship from the three-point line.