Michael David Smith
Michael David Smith
CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A
0 reviews
RECENT ARTICLES
NO RATING
Tom Brady closing in on 12,000 yards, 80 touchdowns in postseason career - ProFootballTalk

Tom Brady closing in on 12,000 yards, 80 touchdowns in postseason career - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesBuccaneers quarterback has rewritten the , and in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game he may reach another couple of impressive and unprecedented milestones.Brady only has to pass for 32 yards on Sunday to reach 12,000 yards in the postseason in his career. That’s easily the best in NFL history; Peyton Manning threw for 7,339 yards in the postseason, and no one else even has 6,000 postseason passing yards.Brady also needs three touchdown passes to reach 80 in the postseason career. That’s also by far the most in NFL history; Joe Montana is in...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
2d ago
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Bruce Arians: Antoine Winfield Jr., not Chase Young, should be rookie of the year - ProFootballTalk

Bruce Arians: Antoine Winfield Jr., not Chase Young, should be rookie of the year - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesWashington defensive end Chase Young is widely regarded as the for the 2020 NFL season. But Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians does not agree with that selection.Arians said after the Buccaneers beat the Saints that , the Bucs’ second-round defensive back, is a more worthy choice. Arians even took a little shot at Young, who finished the season with 7.5 sacks, saying Winfield’s contributions went far beyond Young’s.“Can’t say enough about him,” Arians said of Winfield. “To me, he’s the defensive rookie of the year. Seven and a half sacks isn’t...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
3d ago
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Tom Brady: Drew Brees is a lot younger than me - ProFootballTalk

Tom Brady: Drew Brees is a lot younger than me - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youUSA TodayThe first time took on , Brees threw for 293 yards for Purdue, but Brady threw for 250 yards and Michigan won 38-12. That was in 1999, when Brees was a junior and Brady was a senior. And Brady still recognizes that he’s the elder quarterback.When Brady’s Buccaneers play Brees’ Saints on Sunday, their combined age of 85 will make them the playing against each other in NFL history. But Brady turned 43 in August, while Brees turns 42 today.“He’s a lot younger than me. He’s 18 months younger than me — 18 months ago, I felt a lot better,” Brady...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
6d ago
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Tom Brady: Bucs have come a long way since last time we played Saints - ProFootballTalk

Tom Brady: Bucs have come a long way since last time we played Saints - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesThe last time the Buccaneers faced the Saints, New Orleans won a 38-3 blowout. When they play again on Sunday, says, it’s going to be a different Buccaneers team.“I think we’ve certainly ,” Brady said, via the team’s website. “I think we’re just going to keep improving. The more we’re together, the more we’re talking about football, the more we’re trying to be on the same page, the better it is.”Brady knows the Saints will be a tough opponent.“We’ve got a big test this weekend [against] one of the great teams in the NFL, consistently...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 14
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Before the season, Urban Meyer ranked Trevor Lawrence ahead of Justin Fields - ProFootballTalk

Before the season, Urban Meyer ranked Trevor Lawrence ahead of Justin Fields - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesFormer Ohio State coach Urban Meyer the next head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, and that has raised a question: With Meyer at the helm, would the Jaguars surprise everyone by passing on Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence with the first overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft, and go with Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields instead?That remains to be seen, but Meyer has previously stated he considers Lawrence a better quarterback than Fields. Prior to this college football season, Meyer was working for FOX Sports, and when asked to rank...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 14
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Bruce Arians tells Bucs not to let Saints provoke them into personal fouls - ProFootballTalk

Bruce Arians tells Bucs not to let Saints provoke them into personal fouls - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesBuccaneers coach Bruce Arians is warning his team not to get caught up in trash talk.Arians noted that the officials were letting the Saints get away with a fair amount of trash talk last week against the Bears, and when Bears receiver retaliated against Saints cornerback CJ Gardner-Johnson, Miller was ejected. Arians hopes the officials call the game strictly and his players don’t lose their cool.“ and it cost a team an ejection,” Arians said, via Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.Arians said he doesn’t want his team to get provoked...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 13
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Aaron Rodgers to guest host Jeopardy - ProFootballTalk

Aaron Rodgers to guest host Jeopardy - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youSony Pictures TelevisionThis NFL quarterback has been booked as a guest host on Jeopardy.Who is ?Rodgers revealed he is among the guests who will host the game show this year as it turns to a series of hosts after the death of Alex Trebek.“. We’ve been talking about it for a little bit,” Rodgers said, via Packers.com. “I think I may have jumped the gun a little bit so I apologize to ‘Jeopardy’ if they wanted to announce it, I just got so excited on the show earlier. It just went down the last couple of days, us figuring it out. It is very exciting,...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 12
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
One Browns offensive lineman had never met Baker Mayfield before Sunday - ProFootballTalk

One Browns offensive lineman had never met Baker Mayfield before Sunday - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesHow much upheaval has there been on the Browns’ offensive line? So much that had never even met one of the linemen blocking for him on Sunday night.Mayfield revealed after the game that he had never met guard , who was signed last week off the Jets’ practice squad, didn’t get to practice with the Browns because of COVID-19 restrictions, and then was on the field as the Browns beat the Steelers.“We had Michael Dunn step in at left guard for , and then Michael got hurt, and then literally in the locker room before the game stepped up in...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 11
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
John Harbaugh: This was my No. 1 best win ever - ProFootballTalk

John Harbaugh: This was my No. 1 best win ever - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesRavens head coach John Harbaugh has won a lot of games, including Super Bowl XLVII, but after beating the Titans in the wild card round today, Harbaugh said he had never felt better.Harbaugh acknowledged that maybe he was a little caught up in the moment, but he said after the game that he was as happy with the win as he’s ever been.“Right now, it’s the No. 1 best win,” Harbaugh said. “In perspective, it’s gonna be a Top 5 for sure, but right now for me, it’s the best win ever. Not just because of what was at stake, but because of the...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 10
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Taylor Heinicke believes he proved he belongs in the NFL - ProFootballTalk

Taylor Heinicke believes he proved he belongs in the NFL - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty Imagesdid not lead the Washington Football Team to a victory in last night’s playoff game, but he played far better than most people expected.Heinicke has only been with Washington for a month and had been out of the league for more than a year before that, and yet he completed 26 of 44 passes for 306 yards. Afterward, Heinicke said he thinks he showed he has what it takes.“ a little longer,” Heinicke said, via ESPN. “I’ve been on the other side not playing and it’s not fun, not as fun as this.”Washington wide receiver agrees with that...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 10
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Tom Brady will continue to rewrite the NFL postseason record book - ProFootballTalk

Tom Brady will continue to rewrite the NFL postseason record book - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesBuccaneers quarterback already owns his own page of the NFL postseason record book, and he’ll rewrite that page when the Buccaneers take on Washington on Saturday.Here are a few of the postseason records that Brady owns, and some notes on how far everyone else in the league is from equaling Brady’s records:Games played: Brady will appear in his 42nd career postseason game on Saturday. His former teammate is in second place all time, having appeared in 32 career postseason games. Jerry Rice is third with 29 games, and if Titans kicker...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 7
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
With great stats and a 4-12 record, Deshaun Watson had an unprecedented season - ProFootballTalk

With great stats and a 4-12 record, Deshaun Watson had an unprecedented season - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesOnly four quarterbacks in NFL history have finished a season with more than 4,500 passing yards, more than 30 touchdowns, fewer than 10 interceptions and an average of more than 8.5 yards per pass. Those quarterbacks were:Peyton Manning in 2004, when the Colts went 12-4.in 2011, when the Packers went 15-1.in 2016, when the Falcons went 11-5.And in 2020, when the Texans went 4-12.Watson’s performance this season was unprecedented, because ordinarily when a quarterback is playing at an MVP level, his team is winning. Watson had his great...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 6
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Eagles' Miles Sanders: Nobody liked the decision to bench Jalen Hurts - ProFootballTalk

Eagles' Miles Sanders: Nobody liked the decision to bench Jalen Hurts - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesEagles running back says he and his teammates were not on board with the decision to bench quarterback in favor of third-stringer in Sunday night’s loss to Washington.Sanders said today that he has talked to others on the team and it’s unanimous: Hurts should not have been pulled in the middle of a competitive game.“If I’m being honest, , nobody,” Sanders said on 94 WIP. “That’s all I can say, really. I don’t know who was the main person behind that decision. All I know is that a lot of people on the team was confused.”Sanders did not...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 5
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Lions confirm they have interviewed Eric Bieniemy, Marvin Lewis - ProFootballTalk

Lions confirm they have interviewed Eric Bieniemy, Marvin Lewis - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesThe Lions have already conducted at least two interviews for their head coaching vacancy, with more on the way.Lions President Rod Wood confirmed this morning that the team interviewed Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy and former Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis. With those interviews, the Lions have complied with the Rooney Rule.The Lions are also interviewing Darrell Bevell, who finished the season as the team’s interim head coach, today.Wood said the Lions may hire their head coach before they hire their next general manager,...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 5
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Lions interviewed Marvin Lewis - ProFootballTalk

Lions interviewed Marvin Lewis - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesFormer Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis has interviewed for the Lions’ head coaching vacancy, according to multiple reports.The Lions job is the second one Lewis has interviewed for in the last month; he also interviewed for the Texans job. Like Houston, Detroit still does not have a general manager, but both teams have begun coaching interviews anyway.The 62-year-old Lewis coached the Bengals for 16 years and made the playoffs seven times, turning around a franchise that was one of the worst in the NFL before he arrived. But he never won...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 3
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Lamar Jackson can become first QB with two 1,000-yard rushing seasons - ProFootballTalk

Lamar Jackson can become first QB with two 1,000-yard rushing seasons - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesPrior to coming along, a quarterback had only gained 1,000 rushing yards in a season once in NFL history. Jackson may do it twice in his first two seasons as a starting quarterback.Jackson ran for 1,206 yards last season, easily breaking Michael Vick’s 2006 NFL record of 1,039 rushing yards for a quarterback. Jackson won’t reach that total this year, but with 908 yards and one game to go, Jackson has a chance of reaching 1,000 yards again this year.If Jackson gains 92 rushing yards against the Bengals, it will be his second career...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 2
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
2020 will be the highest-scoring season in NFL history - ProFootballTalk

2020 will be the highest-scoring season in NFL history - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesNever before has the NFL seen a season as high-scoring as 2020.With one Sunday to go, a total of 11,854 points have been scored this season. On Sunday, the league will easily shatter the all-time record of 11,985 points, the record set in 2013. If NFL teams continue at their current scoring pace, they’ll add another 790 points on Sunday for a total of 12,644 points scored this season.Of course, far more games are played in 21st Century seasons than were played in 20th Century seasons, but scoring per game is also at a record pace. The...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Jan 2
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
If favored teams win, Dolphins are odd team out in AFC playoff race - ProFootballTalk

If favored teams win, Dolphins are odd team out in AFC playoff race - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesThe Chiefs, Bills and Steelers have already clinched playoff berths in the AFC. The other playoff spots will go to four of five teams: The Titans, Colts, Browns, Ravens and Dolphins. And the Dolphins are the most likely team to be left out.Based on Sunday’s Vegas lines, the Dolphins would be the team that gets left out if all the favored teams win. Here are the point spreads for the games that are relevant to the AFC playoff picture:The Bills are 2-point favorites against the Dolphins.The Ravens are 11.5-point favorites against the...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Dec 31
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Derrick Henry in Hall of Fame company with second straight year leading NFL in rushing - ProFootballTalk

Derrick Henry in Hall of Fame company with second straight year leading NFL in rushing - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesTitans running back will lead the NFL in rushing for the 2020 season, and he’ll do so easily. Henry currently leads the NFL with 1,777 rushing yards, while Vikings running back is second at 1,557 yards. Cook will miss Sunday’s season finale, and no one else is even within 700 yards of Henry, so Henry has the rushing lead wrapped up.Henry also led the NFL in rushing last year, so he now has two straight years as the league leader.That puts Henry in some very elite company: Since World War II, every player who has led the NFL in rushing...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Dec 31
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Philip Rivers to start 240th consecutive regular-season game - ProFootballTalk

Philip Rivers to start 240th consecutive regular-season game - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesColts quarterback will do something on Sunday that he’s done for 15 years in a row: Start all 16 games in a season.By doing that, Rivers will start his 240th consecutive regular-season game, tying him with former Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff for the third-most in NFL history.Only former Vikings defensive end Jim Marshall, with 270 consecutive starts, and Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre, with 297 consecutive starts, have started more games in a row.Rivers would have to play four more years without missing a game to break Favre’s...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Dec 31
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Browns helped by Steelers resting starters, Ravens, Colts and Dolphins hurt - ProFootballTalk

Browns helped by Steelers resting starters, Ravens, Colts and Dolphins hurt - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesThe Steelers’ decision to and other key starters on Sunday against the Browns is great news in Cleveland. Not so much in Baltimore, Indianapolis and Miami.With the Browns, Ravens, Colts and Dolphins all competing in the AFC wild card race, a win for the Browns hurts the Ravens, Colts and Dolphins. (The Titans may also end up with a wild card berth, but their path to the playoffs is highly unlikely to be affected by the Browns-Steelers game.)The Ravens automatically get into the playoffs if the Browns lose to the Steelers. But given that...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Dec 29
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Tee Higgins one catch away from breaking Cris Collinsworth's Bengals rookie record - ProFootballTalk

Tee Higgins one catch away from breaking Cris Collinsworth's Bengals rookie record - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesBengals rookie wide receiver is quietly having an excellent season in a challenging year in Cincinnati.Higgins was selected out of Clemson with the first pick in the second round of this year’s draft, and through 15 games he has 67 catches, tying him with Cris Collinsworth for the most for a rookie in Bengals franchise history. Collinsworth was the Bengals’ second-round pick in 1981.In Sunday’s win over the Texans, Higgins had 99 yards and a touchdown, and he’s now over 900 yards on the season and has a good chance of hitting 1,000 yards...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Dec 29
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Bruce Arians: We're playing to win, not resting starters - ProFootballTalk

Bruce Arians: We're playing to win, not resting starters - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesThe Buccaneers will not rest their starters in Week 17.That’s the word from head coach Bruce Arians, who said today that he wants to finish the season 11-5 and earn the highest seed in the NFC playoffs that the Buccaneers can get.“We’re going to play to win,” Arians said.The Bucs clinched a wild card berth by beating the Lions on Saturday, and did not play in the second half. That cautious approach with Brady, combined with Arians’ comments before the Lions game about , led to questions about whether Arians might protect Brady and other...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Dec 28
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Bruce Arians: We're in the dance, I've won a Super Bowl as a wild card - ProFootballTalk

Bruce Arians: We're in the dance, I've won a Super Bowl as a wild card - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesThe Buccaneers will probably have to win three road games in January to get to play a Super Bowl in their home stadium, but coach Bruce Arians says it’s possible.Arians pointed out after the Buccaneers clinched a wild card berth on Saturday in Detroit that he was the Steelers’ wide receivers coach in 2005 when they won the Super Bowl as the last team in the playoffs.“Anything can happen,” Arians said. “I’ve been a 6 seed, gone all the way to the Super Bowl and won it right here in this stadium, so anything is possible. Now that we’re in...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Dec 27
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
NO RATING
Buccaneers' Ronald Jones out vs. Lions - ProFootballTalk

Buccaneers' Ronald Jones out vs. Lions - ProFootballTalk

Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near youGetty ImagesBuccaneers running back will miss his second consecutive game on Saturday in Detroit.Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians confirmed today that Jones will not be cleared to return from the COVID-19 reserve list in time to make the trip to Detroit.Jones missed his first game of the season last week when he was placed on the list. Prior to last week, Jones had started all 13 games for the Buccaneers this season, rushing for 900 yards and six touchdowns.In Jones’ absence last week, started and had 14 carries for 49 yards and two touchdowns. The...

nbcsports.com
Michael David Smith
Dec 24
Worthy
Share
Save
Give Tip
Review
OUTLETS
yahoo.com

yahoo.com

CRITIC
img-trusted
93%
PUBLIC
img-trusted
79%
nbcsports.com

nbcsports.com

CRITIC
img-contested
N/A
PUBLIC
img-contested
N/A