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There's not a lot to like for the road teams in the first week of the 2017 NFL playoffs It's been a wild year in the NFL, wilder than normal. American Football: NFL Play-offs - Wild Card Round Playoffs - Wild Card Round. A brief playoffs recap: The Wild Card Round of the NFL playoffs saw the Houston Texans emerge victorious over the Oakland Raiders (27-14), the Seattle.
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Pittsburgh Steelers, 1: 0. Eastern, CBSNew York Giants vs. Eastern, FOXThroughout every week of the regular season, NJ Advance Media's football experts made picks vs. We'll continue that into the postseason, starting with Wild Card weekend. Rookie quarterback Connor Cook will be the starting quarterback for the Raiders on Saturday afternoon. For the first 1. 5 games of the season, rookie Connor Cook was inactive each week, making his biggest contribution as a scout team quarterback who would sometimes dress up like Cam Newton or Philip Rivers before Oakland faced those stars to lighten the mood at practice.
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Now with the Raiders set to play their first playoff game in 1. Cook has been thrust into a much more significant role. He will become the first quarterback in the Super Bowl era to make his first career start in a playoff game when Oakland (1. Houston (9- 7) on Saturday in a wild- card matchup.
He then got his first real action last Sunday in Denver after Matt Mc. Gloin was knocked out with a left shoulder injury. With Carr still sidelined and Mc. Gloin slowed by the injury, coach Jack Del Rio called the decision to turn to Cook an easy one. We're hoping to get Matt healthy enough to be in a backup role. Right now, that remains in question.
The challenge won't get any easier this week against a highly regarded Houston defense led by edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney. OBJ's celebrity buddies. I know the offense well.
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I've been in the system for almost a year now. We were running stuff that I've been familiar with. It was actually fun to get out there and get some reps. Five of those other players started games this year while Cook just watched, but he will be the first to get a chance in the playoffs. Prescott will start next week for the Cowboys. Cook had a prolific college career, leading Michigan State to a 3.
Big Ten championships in three years as starter for the Spartans. Cook threw for 7. Cook also faced criticism of his leadership skills after his teammates decided not to elect him as team captain, a slight Spartans coach Mark Dantonio downplayed.
When you're playing in the Rose Bowl, or Cotton Bowl in the playoffs, or the Big Ten championship games, you're on a big stage. This of course is a bigger stage, but he has experienced the anxiety that comes in those situations and he has performed well in those situations.
I feel very confident in Connor. Follow him on Twitter @Joe. Giglio. Sports. Find NJ.