1. Dashon Goldson Is the Buccaneers' Most Underrated Player

    Dashon Goldson has caught a lot of flak since signing a massive contract last year. But much of that criticism is inaccurate or undeserved -- and he'll be a massive part of the team's success this year...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 11 days ago 244 reads 0 comments

  2. Derrick Brooks Ready for Induction into Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Seven legends - Derrick Brooks, Ray Guy, Claude Humphrey, Walter Jones, Andre Reed, Michael Strahan, and Aeneas Williams - will be formally enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame ...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 11 days ago 56 reads 0 comments

  3. Breaking Down Lovie's Defense for the 2014 Buccaneers: Not "Just a Tampa 2"

    There's nothing special about the Cover 2 defense. It's a boring, simple scheme that's easy to break down. So why has Lovie Smith seen so much success over his career as a "Cover 2 coach"? It's less about the playbook and more about the mentality...

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  4. Top 15 Buccaneers: No. 8

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  5. Jimmy Graham Ruled TE, Could Command Top WR Money in Long-Term Deal from Saints

    Arbitrator Stephen Burbank has ruled that New Orleans Saints star Jimmy Graham is a tight end, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Media's Albert Breer (via NFL...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 11 days ago 3,194 reads 21 comments

  6. Newton Closing in on Being Second-Tier QB

    Cam Newton is a long way from being a top-tier NFL quarterback, but he's closing in on the second tier.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 11 days ago 483 reads 0 comments

  7. Shutdown Corner's Overrated and Underrated: 2014 NFC Storylines

    This offseason, Shutdown Corner's Frank Schwab and Eric Edholm will look into what is overrated and underrated in all aspects of the NFL . We fully expect your angry emails and comments that are sure to follow...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 11 days ago 634 reads 0 comments

  8. Sean McDermott: Coach on the Rise

    An NFL team is only as good as the man running the show, and more often than not that man is only as good as the men he has appointed to coordinate his units for gameday.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 11 days ago 478 reads 0 comments

  9. 25 Reasons to Get Excited About 2014 Saints Training Camp: No. 25 Brandin Cooks

    The New Orleans Saints traded up in the first round of the NFL draft to select Brandin Cooks, a speedy wide receiver from Oregon State...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 11 days ago 250 reads 1 comments

  10. Ranking the 2014 New Orleans Saints in the NFC South: Quarterbacks

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  11. Saints Rankings: No. 13 RB Pierre Thomas

    I'm ranking the top 20 New Orleans Saints players leading up to training camp. It's based on their current value – meaning both past accomplishments and potential are taken into account...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 11 days ago 169 reads 0 comments

  12. How Panthers Rookie Kelvin Benjamin Can Be Cam Newton's 'Safety Net' in Year 1

    The Carolina Panthers selected Kelvin Benjamin with the 28th overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft...

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  13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers offseason review

    It's almost here. Before you become too comfortable with summer's pleasures, realize this fact: Tampa Bay Buccaneers training camp is less than a month away. Soon, beach days will give way to the gridiron grind...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 11 days ago 178 reads 0 comments

  14. Predicting the Last 5 In, Last 5 out for Atlanta's Final 53-Man Roster

    In reviewing the Atlanta Falcons roster, there are quite a few players who look to be set or highly likely to make the roster based on their fit within the team and their experience on the roster...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 12 days ago 9,571 reads 10 comments

  15. Saints Players Give Props to the U.S. Men's National Team

    The U.S. Men's National Team was eliminated from the 2014 World Cup by Belgium in the Round of 16 on Tuesday .....

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  16. Cam Newton Still Has Yet to Reach His Peak in the NFL

    The Carolina Panthers ' Cam Newton has a chance to be the best quarterback ever . That's what I wrote almost three years ago, when the No. 1 overall pick threw for a record-breaking 854 yards in his first two games...

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  17. 32 to 1: Buccaneers start off our 'worst to first' countdown

    When a general manager takes over a team, he usually has to clean out a losing roster, eat a whole lot of dead money and get ready for a season or two of losing in the name of building for the long term...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 12 days ago 1,218 reads 3 comments

  18. 5 Players Who Might Find Themselves on the Buccaneers Practice Squad in 2014

    The Buccaneers ' first practice squad of the Lovie Smith era will likely reflect the principles Smith employed as he transforms the roster...

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  19. Jimmy Graham Ruling Expected Thursday, Could Impact Rookie Class

    As reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN, the arbitrator ruling over the Jimmy Graham case, Stephen Burbank, expects to have his ruling in on Thursday as to whether he will be considered a wide receiver or tight end...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 12 days ago 220 reads 0 comments

  20. Brandin Cooks & New Orleans Saints: A Perfect Match

    The New Orleans Saints moved up seven slots in the 2014 NFL Draft so they could select Brandin Cooks with the 20th pick in the first round...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 12 days ago 457 reads 0 comments

  21. Former Saint Mike McKenzie to Host Music Festival at House of Blues on July 2

    Former Saints CB Mike McKenzie will host an evening of entertainment to take place on Wednesday, July 2 at 6:00 p.m. to benefit his 34 Ways Foundation and programs in the New Orleans community...

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  22. Saints Rankings: No. 14 OT Zach Strief

    I'm ranking the top 20 New Orleans Saints players leading up to training camp. It's based on their current value -- meaning both past accomplishments and potential are taken into account...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 12 days ago 168 reads 0 comments

  23. Arizona's Fitzgerald Heaps Praise on Bucs' McCown and Banks

    Buccaneer players and coaches have been raving about new Tampa Bay quarterback Josh McCown since the 34-year old signed with the Buccaneers in the first week of free agency back in March...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 12 days ago 456 reads 0 comments

  24. Atlanta Falcons' Most Under and Overrated Offseason Additions

    The Atlanta Falcons have undergone a retooling this offseason, and some of the moves have been overrated or underrated by both fans and the media. Big signings such as Tyson Jackson and the re-signing of Jonathan Babineaux may have been overstated...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 13 days ago 14,432 reads 15 comments

  25. David FoucaultRemains a Player to Watch for Panthers

    One year ago everyone was head-over-heels for Lindon Gaydosh, the Canadian defensive tackle who was highly regarded up North and selected early in the CFL Draft. Now there's another import making waves in Charlotte and this time he could stick...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 13 days ago 554 reads 0 comments