special teams

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles look Super vs. Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — All the Philadelphia Eagles needed to get over their Super Bowl hangover was a little more urgency, some big plays — and a timely game against the New York Giants. Carson Wentz threw a season-high three touchdown passes and the Eagles got an early lift from their defense and special teams … Continue reading EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. | Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles look Super vs. Giants

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Gano’s 63-yard field goal lifts Panthers over Giants 33-31

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Maybe Panthers coach Ron Rivera should allow his special teams to run out of the tunnel more often for pre-game introductions. Graham Gano connected on all four field goal attempts, including a career-long 63-yarder with 1 second remaining, and Carolina recovered a muffed punt in the end zone for a touchdown to … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Gano’s 63-yard field goal lifts Panthers over Giants 33-31

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Jackson’s 2 TD passes help Virginia Tech handle FSU 24-3

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Josh Jackson threw two touchdown passes, one early and another late, and No. 20 Virginia Tech handled 19th-ranked Florida State 24-3 in the rain Monday night to spoil coach Willie Taggart’s debut with the Seminoles. Florida State looked dysfunctional and disorganized most of the night, including on both of Jackson’s TD passes. … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | Jackson’s 2 TD passes help Virginia Tech handle FSU 24-3

AP Source: Panthers part ways with special teams coordinator

CHARLOTTE, N.C/January 19, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— There has been another coaching shake-up with the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers have parted ways with special teams coordinator Thomas McGaughey, said a person familiar with the situation. The team has promoted Chase Blackburn to take McGaughey’s place after his contract was not renewed. The person spoke to The Associated Press … Continue reading AP Source: Panthers part ways with special teams coordinator