Last year the Dallas Cowboys had a horrific season, man was it ugly. They finished the season 4 and 12 and last in there conference. They definitely turned that around this year, they are 11 and 1. With the injury of Tony Romo in the beginning of the season Cowboy fans thought they were doomed for another season, but boy were they wrong. The rookie quarterback Dak Presscot stepped up to the plate and delivered for his team and the fans. Dak Presscot has been the hottest quarterback in the league. After Tony Romo recovered from his shoulder he was benched due to the fact Dak Presscot is so hot right now and it is best for the team.
Ezekial Elliot is a top rookie running back in the NFL. He is out there looking like he has been in the league for years, he is a very impressive player. But, what is even more impressive is Zeke has never lost an away game in his entire life. Through high school, college, and this season in the NFL with the cowboys, he has never lost a game. In Ezekial Elliot’s high school career he only lost 5 games total, all home games. In college playing for the Ohio State buckeyes Elliot had only lost 4 games throughout his career. Now Elliot is playing for the Dallas Cowboys and they are 11-1. Elliot has an impressive resume. Its pretty impressive to say that Zeke has never lost an away game in his life, we’ll see if that stays that way this Sunday when the Cowboys play away.
Jeff Brohm is the football coach for WKU and is now leaving to be the head coach at Purdue. Brohm has led Western Kentucky to a 30-10 record in the last three seasons, with the Hilltoppers winning the Conference USA title back to back years thanks to Brohm’s pass-heavy offense. This season, Western Kentucky ranked fifth nationally in passing yards per game (336.8). Only five teams in the country had more passing touchdowns than the Hilltoppers. Jeff Brohm will be making $3 million over the next 6 seasons with Purdue. Brohm is making the big bucks now that he is going to be playing in the Big 10 conference, one of the best in college football.
The Philadelphia Eagles drought will continue. After a great start to there season, starting 3 and 0 they fell apart. Carson Wentz has done nothing but great for the Eagles, he is not the problem. The problem is the receiving core and the secondary. One of the best receivers Josh Huff, has has been suspended due to drug violations so that does not help them at all. Eagle fans are hoping for the season to end quickly and for the Eagles to have a good draft and to get some good receivers and secondary players. The Eagles since the 3-0 start has dropped to 5-7 and are last in their conference.
Ohio State is ranked number 2 nationally and Michigan is ranked number 3. This game pretty much secured a playoff spot for the winner and the loser would be pushed out of the playoff picture. Ohio State ended up conquering Michigan 30-27 in double overtime. Ohio State stayed at the number 2 spot and is in the playoffs and Michigan dropped to number 5 and was pushed out of the playoffs. These two teams are one of the biggest rivalries in football, they have a lot of respect for each other but they hate each others guts. It was a hard fought game and to many it will go down in history as one of the greatest games played against each other.
Colin Kaepernick, an NFL star, now playing for the 49ers has begun a protest that had struck the nation. Many players from football to other sports has begun taken after him. Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the nation anthem, now many players throughout the league are taking knees as well. Taking a knee represents his protest over police brutality and racism in the U.S. Kaepernick believes that kneeling during the national anthem is raising awareness in this country that something needs to be done about police brutality and racism. Kaepernick means no disrespect to those that serve our country, he just believes its time that someone steps up and fights this fight against racism.