• Tom Brady
  • EJ Manuel
  • Phil Dawson
  • Drew Breese

NFL Preseason Recap: Friday Night’s Close Games and Big Yardage

By now, you’ve probably drafted your Fantasy Football squad and your favorite team has begun to shape their lineup based on the preseason. That’s right, the kick off of the NFL regular season is just around the corner. The season begins September 5, but there’s still a couple weeks of preseason action to wrap up. Last night saw 8 teams in action in closely-contested games, resulting in some unusually thrilling preseason pigskin.

The Patriots were able to extend their record to 2-0 with a 25-21 win over Tampa Bay due in part to some excellent passing from Tom Brady. Brady went 11/12 on 107 yards and was relieved by Ryan Mallett who took over with 137 yards on 12/20 passing. As usual, Brady was laced in an Under Armour model, although this particular style is not currently available.

The Buffalo Bills continued their roll, dropping the Vikings in a close 20-16 game. Rookie EJ Manuel impressed for Buffalo, passing 10/12 with 92 yards as he looks to lock down a starting position. Manuel opted for the Nike Zoom Vapor Carbon Fly 2 TD, which is built with supportive Flywire technology and features Zoom Air cushioning. Try them today for $130.

New Orleans hosted the Raiders and picked up a 28-20 win, due in part to excellent passing from QB Drew Brees. Brees exploded with 202 yards on 14/18 passing, adding a touchdown as the Saints advanced to 2-0 in the preseason. For his big-number game, Brees wore the Nike Lunar Superbad Pro D. This model boasts dual-density Lunarlon cushioning for a comfortable feel on the gridiron. Pick up a pair today for $75.

In Kansas City, the 49ers edged out the Chiefs 15-13 and have kicked Phil Dawson to thank for their win. Dawson was a perfect three-for-three on field goal attempts, including two 55 yard blasts. On feet, Dawson chose a Swoosh model which isn’t part of their football line.

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