CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora had reported earlier this month that it was basically a done deal between Shurmur and the Giants and that the Vikings offensive coordinator would be hired as soon as Minnesota’s season came to an end, which happened on Sunday.
Although the NFC title game will be played in Philadelphia, there will be a lot of eyes on Minnesota this week, and that’s mainly because Super Bowl LII is being played in Minneapolis.
If the Vikings beat the Eagles on Sunday, they’ll become the first team in NFL history play a Super Bowl in their home stadium. The Vikings are playing in a conference title game for the 10th time in franchise history, but just the first time since 2009.
Finally, if you need Phil Simms Jersey proof that defense does actually win championships, we’ll leave you with this final stat. All four teams remaining in the postseason ranked in the top-five in scoring defense during the 2017 season.
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The Tennessee Titans have agreed to a deal that will make Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel their next head coach, GM Jon Robinson and owner Amy Adams Strunk announced on Saturday.
And we haven’t even played our best ball yet, Campbell said. This defense is gifted.
Their best game came in that Week Five beating of the Steelers. Roethlisberger was picked off five times, but two of those were returned for touchdowns. He was late and off-target with some of his throws and the Jaguars seemed to fool him with some of their coverage looks.
That’s why Roethlisberger talked of another shot last week before the Jaguars beat the Bills to earn it.
We don’t care what he’s thinking, Jaguars corner A.J. Bouye said. There’s no need for more talking. They’re in our way and we’re in their way. That’s pretty much it.