A look back at the 2016 NFL season. Sixteen scenes that shaped the season (Part one)

BY JIMMY WHITEHEAD

2016 Season in Review Sixteen scenes that shaped the season.

As the dust is settling on another NFL season, most of us are in a twiddling thumb position and have no idea what to do. Like that must watch series on Netflix or Amazon prime when it’s finished you just sit there staring at the wall thinking ‘now what’. So if your team is being a bit quiet in free agency and you want to reminisce about how this season was shaped just read these 16 scenes. read more

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London to have its own NFL franchise within five years according to Neil Reynolds

“We will have a team here that we can call our own within five years.” That was the verdict of Sky Sports’ Neil Reynolds when asked about the future of the NFL outside of America.

A London based franchise has been the biggest talking point for those involved in the game in this country for a number of years and it is becoming more and more clear that it is a hot topic for those in charge of the league as well. read more

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San Francisco 49ers: Kyle Shanahan needs time to rebuild this famous franchise

As a 49ers fan, what can I say about this season? Some might say disappointing, frustrating maybe? In my opinion it’s a season we deserved.

What I mean by that is, as a franchise we go from firing coach Harbaugh because he didn’t get on with Baalke, after an 8-8 season and a 3rd place finish in the west. Although I still thought he was our guy and the coach to take us forward. read more

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Tennessee Titans: Looking forward, looking back…

As the dust settles and the disappointment recedes it seems a sensible time to take a look at the season gone and the season to come. First of all, although I use the word disappointment the Titans can look back on their first winning season since 2011 with no small measure of pride. The last 12 months have been a great step forward, and a sense of hope is returning to a franchise who have long been mediocre at best, atrocious at worst. read more

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Super Bowl LI: MVP Candidates

The obvious choices

Tom Brady (5/6) and Matt Ryan (15/8)

It seems easier to just group these two together. Whoever wins, the quarterback will be the favourite to take the award.

This game has the highest over/under in Super Bowl history so that tells you that the game is expected to be about the offence. read more

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