CBS Sports' Rich Gannon: No NFL Team Wants To Play Steelers In PlayoffsNFL on CBS analyst Rich Gannon gave his thoughts on three Week 15 games, all of which have playoff implications, and how teams may fare.
Raiders Ready To Capitalize On Week 12 Meeting With TitansWith a golden opportunity to snap their three-game skid, the Oakland Raiders travel to Nashville for a Week 12 meeting with the lowly Tennessee Titans.
Raiders' Amari Cooper Battles Marcus Mariota And Todd Gurley For Rookie Of The YearWith seven games in the books, does Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper deserve the 2015 NFL Rookie of the Year Award over top Marcus Mariota and/or Todd Gurley?
Daily Madden: Is Marcus Mariota Being Tutored By Future Browns’ QB Coach Bending The Rules?Coach talks about Buster Posey’s group hug from the 49er legends at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournament, share more thoughts on NFL Films founder Ed Sabol and comments on the controversy brewing in the NFL about the Browns future QB coach tutoring potential daft pick Marcus Mariota.
College Football Championship Preview: Ohio State Battles OregonThe final chapter of a new era in college football will be written Monday night in Arlington, Texas. The first year of the College Football Playoff will come to a close with Pac-12 champion Oregon squaring off against Big Ten champion Ohio State with the first, truly definitive, outright national championship on the line in the history of major college football.
Heisman Watch: Oregon's Marcus Mariota Will Win 2014 Heisman TrophyLater this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.
Heisman Watch: Conference Championship Games Set Stage For Big Moments From Heisman FavoritesThis week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff and perhaps offer a signature Heisman moment before the votes are due.
Heisman Watch: Mariota And Gordon Leading The Race Down Final StretchOregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
Should The Raiders Play For The No. 1 Pick In The Draft?Right now, the Oakland Raiders are 1-10, and if the season ended today, they'd get the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. There's not a clear-cut stud or even a lot of depth at the top of the draft next year, so the Silver & Black need to be very smart about their next draft.
Heisman Watch: Auburn QB Nick Marshall's Campaign Fueled By Road VictoriesAuburn has three Heisman Trophy winners in school history. Quarterback Nick Marshall is a rising candidate in this year’s race, and signature moments in November could end up naming him the fourth Auburn player as the Heisman Trophy winner.
Heisman Watch: TCU's Trevone Boykin This Year's Hidden GemTCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been the face of a dynamic offense taking the Big 12 by storm, catapulting the Horned Frogs into the thick of the College Football Playoff mix.
Heisman Watch: Marshall's Rakeem Cato Should Be Considered For A Trip To New YorkAs far as numbers go, Rakeem Cato is a very good player, but to make a run to New York, he will have to go on a tear in the second half of the season.