When describing his legendary signature pitch, Rivera said "it was just from god". I'm sure every Yankee fan who watched him pitch will be in eternal agreement.
For a team synonymous with the name Aaron Rodgers, after two weeks it is the Packers defence that has driven them to two vital division wins as Mike Pettine’s unit stepped up big in the fourth quarter to stymie a Vikings comeback.
So, the Antonio Brown experiment is over in Oakland. It's fair to say that it really didn't start, but that only serves to make it sound like nothing happened in the six turmoil filled months he was with the Raiders.
On NFL opening night, the Monsters of the Midway showed up emphatically. But they were wearing green and white.
After a spectacular 2018 where Andy Reid’s wonderfully entertaining offence was driven by the brilliant Patrick Mahomes, the Chiefs fell to a heartbreaking overtime loss in the AFC Championship game to perennial winners New England.
For a franchise that prides itself upon being steady and without drama, the 2018 version of the Pittsburgh Steelers was far from the norm.
After a tumultuous 2018 season brought to an end the era of Mike McCarthy, there is renewed hope that the Packers can once again re-establish themselves as the kings of the NFC North under the leadership of head coaching rookie Matt LaFleur.
Oakland Raiders have agreed to acquire Antonio Brown from the Pittsburgh Steelers for a third round and a fifth round pick.
Belichick doesn't respond to trends, he does what it takes to win. Using that tactic has not let him down. The rest of the league and its followers get excited about the young coaches taking the regular season by storm, while the old guard keeps on winning when it matters the most.
So, whilst the odds favour the MVP going to the likes of Brady, Goff or even Donald, do not be surprised if one of Michel, White, Gurley or Anderson take home the honour after running their team to victory.