Stopping Alvin Kamara and disappointing Mitchell Trubisky. That's how the Chicago Bears can upset the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Wild Card Playoffs on Sunday.
So, this is a perfect time to try and see where he stands amongst the elite backs in the NFL. The closest and most natural comparison for Kamara is the Carolina Panthers’ workhorse, Christian McCaffrey. Both of these players are recognised for their fantastic work in the passing game, but they are also both very efficient runners. So, let’s take a look – Alvin Kamara vs Christian McCaffrey.
Aaron Rodgers taking on Drew Brees would guarantee a shootout under normal circumstances. But in an NFL season stranger than most because of the impact of Covid-19, Week 3's meeting between two of the game's greatest quarterbacks on Sunday Night Football is likely to be determined by other players.
Take a breath football fans. If you didn't watch the game live, this writer can only hope you had your DVR set. Or, however you choose to watch your football, make it a priority to get this on a screen near you.
New Orleans Saints dominated the NFC South in the 2018/19 NFL season. The Panthers, Buccaneers and Falcons still have reason for optimism in 2019/20.
The New Orleans Saints, at home in the Superdome, overcame a 14-point first quarter deficit as Drew Brees threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns to help lift the hosts to a 20-14 win over the defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night.
Greg Forbes rounds up the best moments from this week's action.
From Faulk and Craig to Gurley and Hunt; how the NFL is moving closer to running backs being the biggest stars of all.