NFL Wildcard Weekend 2017 picks – Steelers ‘Three B’s’ finally together 

NFL Wildcard Weekend 2017 is just hours away from kicking off. That means it’s time for Sportsandswag.com NFL Wildcard Weekend 2017 picks. There are storylines aplenty in these NFL Playoffs, but one of the bigger ones this weekend will be the Pittsburgh Steelers ‘Three B’s’ finally together for a playoff game. Le’Veon Bell, has never played in playoff game. The fact that the ‘Three B’s’ are healthy and available make the Steelers a serious threat to reach the Super Bowl. But, before they can have thoughts of Super Bowl 51…

NFL Week 7 Power Rankings and Stock Report 

Sports & Swag’s NFL Week 7 Power Rankings and Stock Report is here with it’s take on who the top teams are around the NFL, and what teams or players stock are trending up or down. In this week’s edition, what’s wrong with Aaron Rodgers? Are the Buffalo Bills for real? And, of course, the Power 16 Rankings – The NFL’s top 16 teams – heading into Week 7 action. And, now onto Sports & Swag’s NFL Week 7 Power Rankings and Stock Report. Enjoy!  1. PATRIOTS (5-1) Next: @Steelers…

Sports & Swag’s 2016 Football Preview: Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks

Despite the fact there are fewer elite QB’s in today’s NFL, it’s very difficult to win big without one. That is, unless you have an elite defense like the Denver Broncos had last season. Of course, it’s not like Peyton Manning wasn’t ever an elite QB, himself. He was one of the best ever. And despite a very subpar season statistically, he was good enough when he had to be. What the Broncos accomplished last season is far from the norm. A team’s chances of reaching a Super Bowl are…

NFC Wildcard Preview – Packers at Redskins: Trust Rodgers Packers over Cousins Redskins

The Washington Redskins have to be looked at as a huge surprise to have made it this far. Very few people would have predicted a playoff run before the season. Fewer would have predicted an NFC East division championship. But, here they are led by quarterback Kirk Cousins, who stole the starting job away from Robert Griffin III early in the season. Besides, some of RG3’s read-option package being taken out of the offense, nothing much has changed about the Skins on offense from a strategic standpoint. Cousins’ stats (379-543,…

Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner get their money. Seahawks secure their future among NFL’s elite…

Despite its current state of being a quarterback league, it’s no secret that the NFL has a shortage of truly elite quarterbacks. Because of that, if you have a quarterback that’s helped you win one Super Bowl and come within a yard of winning another, in consecutive seasons, you take care of him. No matter the circumstances. That’s exactly what the Seattle Seahawks did. Russell Wilson got the raise (4-year $87.6 million) he was looking for, and will make over $21 million next season after making a mere $1.5 million…