Deshaun Watson said it was a cool experience being part of NFL history in Week 1 this season. Deshaun was 1 of 10 black quarterbacks to start the season opener which is a league record. That included the previous two MVP winners, Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes, who are both favorites to win the award again. Michael Vick joins Skip Bayless & Shannon Sharpe to discuss the progression of black quarterbacks in the NFL.
The Dallas Cowboys will also be looking to get their first win of the season this weekend as they host the Atlanta Falcons. Atlanta is also coming off a loss and will put the Dallas secondary to the test after passing for 450 yards last week, while Dallas will look to capitalize on scoring in the redzone after scoring on just 2 of 4 trips last week. Hear what Skip Bayless & Shannon Sharpe have to say about the Cowboys vs. Falcons Week 2 matchup.
The Miami Heat already swept the Pacers and then bounced Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks in just 5 games. Now they also stole Game 1 from the Boston Celtics thanks to clutch shots from Jimmy Butler and a game-saving block from Bam Adebayo. Hear what Shannon Sharpe has to say about the Miami Heat vs. Boston Celtics series.
Several players have mentioned chemistry as the reason the Los Angeles Clippers fell apart against the Denver Nuggets. Now Kawhi Leonard is adding one more reason. Following their loss, Kawhi said the Clippers 'just have to get smarter as a team,' and 'when this team is playing us a certain way, trying to get the ball out of my hands, packing the paint, we’ve got to know what to do.' Hear what Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe have to say about the Clippers' demise.
After the Week 1 loss loss to the New Orleans Saints, Tom Brady fans are forced to wonder whether Super Bowl expectations rose too quickly after the quarterback decided to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. One anonymous NFC scout thinks it's unrealistic to believe Brady can carry the Bucs to a Super Bowl, and Reggie Bush agrees. Hear him explain the Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe why Tom Brady is in a tough situation in Tampa.
The Denver Nuggets made NBA history last night becoming the first team to ever come back and win a series down 3-1 twice in the same postseason. Kawhi Leonard, who went 6 of 22 from the floor for 14 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers were left stunned as their championship aspirations were cut short of even a conference finals appearance. Paul George didn’t help matters with only 10 points on 4 of 16 shooting last night. Hear what Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe have to say about the Nuggets' shocking upset.
Los Angeles Clippers face elimination against the Denver Nuggets tonight. Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe make their predictions for tonight's Game 7 and who will go on to face the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals.
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers' week 1 performance looked like a throwback game for the former Super Bowl champ. Aaron Rodgers threw for 364 yards and 4 touchdowns in his season debut while his heir-apparent rookie QB Jordan Love could only watch from the sideline. Pro Football Focus was also watching, rewarding Rodgers by not only naming him the best quarterback of Week 1, but also as their Offensive MVP for the league’s opening weekend. Hear what Shannon Sharpe has to say about Rodgers' performance.
While the Dallas Cowboys took an L on Sunday night, one bright spot was Ezekiel Elliott. Zeke ran for 96 yards, caught 3 passes for another 31 yards, and scored Dallas’ only 2 touchdowns of the evening. The success didn’t go unnoticed, with Pro Football Focus naming Elliott as the NFL’s best Running Back in Week 1. Hear what Reggie Bush has to say about Zeke's performance.
Cam Newton and the New England Patriots got their season kicked off with a win over the Miami Dolphins yesterday. Cam only had 155 passing yards with no touchdowns through the air, but the former MVP did find the endzone twice on the ground and also racked up 75 yards rushing as the Patriots would finish with the 21-to-11 win. Hear what Mike Vick has to say about Cam's debut game with the Patriots.