The Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans were on opposite ends of the spectrum last year. The Chiefs went 2-14 and picked first overall in April’s NFL Draft, while the Texans won the AFC South and a playoff game. It seemed plausible that Kansas City would be able to turn it around, but Cheap Jerseys Website it has been surprising to see Houston turn around the other way.
Foles sustained a head injury on the last play of the third quarter in yesterday’s loss to Dallas when he was thrown to the ground by Cowboys defensive linemen George Selvie and Jarius Wynn. The back of Foles’ head struck the turf violently, and after being assessed on the sideline by the team’s training staff, he was replaced by rookie Matt Barkley. With Michael Vick already sidelined with a hamstring injury, if Foles does not clear neurological testing this week, Barkley would be pressed into action next Sunday against the New York Giants.
Much has been made about the Jets’ quarterback situation in 2013, but their defense has been routinely overlooked when talking about the league’s best. On Sunday they held Tom Brady and the Patriots to under 300 yards of total offense with Rob Gronkowski back in the fold. There’s still work to be done on making Geno Smith more reliable in the pocket, but this defensive front could be enough to make a push in the second half of the season.
Loss aside, the Patriots have to be happy to see Gronkowski back in the fold. He wasn’t able to get a touchdown in his first game back from injury, but he gave Brady a much-needed safety net when plays broke down. The offense will get an earful from head coach Bill Belichick, but it will be able Cheap Jerseys Throwback to take shape when they’re out of a hostile division environment and away from one of the best defenses in football.