1. NFL Power Rankings: Where Does Every Team Stand Heading into Preseason Week 2?

    From La-La Land to Buffalo, football season is underway...kind of. Last week, every team in the NFL had their first warm-up of the year. For some of the NFL's best franchises, it was business as usual...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 25,260 reads 116 comments

  2. 2016 NFL Predictions: Dark-Horse Super Bowl Picks Certain to Surprise

    NFL fans likely think of the usual suspects when it comes to Super Bowl contenders this year. The old guard rules the drill, with teams such as the New England Patriots, Green ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 6,215 reads 1 comments

  3. NFL Power Rankings: Where Does Every Team Stand Heading into Preseason Week 1?

    We frittered through free agency. Dawdled through the draft. Endured through OTAs and meandered through minicamps. But now, with training camps underway, only one more task remains...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 228,237 reads 628 comments

  4. NFL Predictions 2016: Projecting Teams with Most-Improved Win Totals

    Change is a fickle beast in the NFL , especially when it comes to win totals. Take a brief glance at last year: Few predicted the Baltimore Ravens would fall to 5-11, the Andrew Luck -led Indianapolis Colts would land at ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 2 months ago 4,866 reads 0 comments

  5. Who Will Be the NFL's Next Truly Dominant Pass-Rusher?

    It pays to be good at rushing the passer in today's NFL . Von Miller of the Denver Broncos is arguably the best player in the NFL at doing so standing up. He's the NFL's preeminent outside linebacker...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 2 months ago 34,984 reads 139 comments

  6. Ranking the Early Contenders to Be 2016's Surprise NFL Playoff Team

    It happens every year: A team defies dismal preseason expectations and stuns the National Football League by making the playoffs. OK, so that isn't always how it happens...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 71,539 reads 261 comments

  7. Buying or Selling Contract-Year NFL Stars in 2016

    In the National Football League, there's no motivator like an expiring contract. We've seen it time and again. Players regularly post career seasons when their deals are about to end...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 55,985 reads 152 comments

  8. Expert Consensus NFL Rookie Award Predictions

    A new day has dawned across the National Football League. With the culmination of last week's 2016 NFL draft, we now know where this year's crop of incoming rookies will begin their professional careers...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 130,215 reads 338 comments

  9. NFL Honors 2016: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Awards Odds and Predictions

    Before closing the weekend with actual football, the NFL will soak up every last bit of exposure by hosting the NFL Honors ceremony on Saturday evening...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 2,487 reads 0 comments

  10. NFL Honors Awards 2016: Bleacher Report's Final Expert Awards

    If there's one thing the NFL loves more than money... OK, there's nothing the NFL loves more than money. One way to fatten the league's already bursting coffers is with more televised programming...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 112,259 reads 250 comments

  11. Super Bowl 50 Predictions: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Picks

    And then there were two. Back in September, 32 teams entered the 2015 season with dreams of playing in Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, California. Less than half had a realistic shot at making it there...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 128,087 reads 276 comments

  12. Super Bowl 2016: AFC, NFC Conference Championship Predictions and Vegas Odds

    The four teams that will face off in the final hurdle en route to Super Bowl 50 have emerged from a divisional weekend packed with action, and they represent the heavyweights in each conference...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 8 months ago 6,778 reads 0 comments

  13. NFL Playoff Predictions: Bleacher Report's Conference Championship Picks

    And then there were four. After last week's divisional round, four teams remain in the race to reach Santa Clara, California, and Super Bowl 50. There won't be any Cinderellas at this year's big ball either...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 months ago 200,251 reads 446 comments

  14. NFL Playoffs 2016: Updated Divisional-Round Odds and Bracket Scenarios

    NFL fans have endured subpar action throughout the 2015 regular season and Wild Card Weekend. Entering the divisional round, only the cream of the crop remains...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 months ago 2,878 reads 1 comments

  15. NFL Playoff Predictions: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Divisional Picks

    We bore witness to a bit of NFL history being made in the 2016 Wild Card Round. For the first time ever, all four road teams were victorious in the same playoff weekend...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 218,327 reads 509 comments

  16. NFL Playoff Schedule 2016: TV Info, Bracket Predictions and More for Postseason

    The NFL 's Wild Card Weekend lived up to its name, featuring plenty of zany developments and, for the first time in NFL history, wins by all four road teams, as Darren Rovell of ESPN...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 9 months ago 22,411 reads 0 comments

  17. NFL Playoffs 2016: AFC, NFC Schedule, Bracket Predictions for Divisional Round

    For the first time since introducing the wild card in 1990, all four road squads advanced to the NFL 's divisional round. Two won convincingly, and two needed a big break to survive, but all four face a much tougher challenge this weekend...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 months ago 6,121 reads 0 comments

  18. NFL Playoffs 2016: Schedule, Odds and Picks for Final Wild-Card Matchups

    Following Saturday's unsettling NFL playoff initiation, four NFC contestants will duke it out to complete Wild Card Weekend. NFL RedZone fanatics must readjust to watching one game at a time like a simpleton...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 months ago 5,417 reads 1 comments

  19. NFL Playoffs 2016: Full NFL Playoff Odds and Bold Predictions

    By virtue of a meltdown in Cincinnati that led to a miracle finish by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wild Card Round, the AFC side of the bracket is set for the divisional playoffs...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 9 months ago 23,901 reads 0 comments

  20. NFL Playoff Odds 2016: AFC, NFC Vegas Lines for Wild Card and Super Bowl

    Las Vegas isn't joking about the 2016 NFL playoffs—more than two teams have an incredible shot to win the Super Bowl. It's an interesting postseason when the wild regular season spits out a No...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 9 months ago 20,710 reads 1 comments

  21. NFL Playoff Picture 2016: Wild-Card Odds, Picks and Matchup Scenarios

    If we have learned anything in the NFL during the regular season, it is that many factors can help a team win. This trend should continue during the 2016 playoffs...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 9 months ago 21,349 reads 0 comments

  22. NFL Playoff Predictions: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Wild-Card Picks

    The NFL 's second season is underway. On Saturday, the Wild Card Round of the 2015-16 NFL playoffs will begin. Thirty-two teams entered the season with dreams of making it to Santa Clara, California, and Super Bowl 50...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 months ago 241,708 reads 551 comments

  23. NFL Playoffs 2016: Schedule and Bracket Projections for Every Postseason Team

    The NFL regular season concluded on Sunday with the divisional clash between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers, and the seedings heading into the postseason are finally set...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 9 months ago 5,041 reads 0 comments

  24. NFL Wild Card Weekend 2016: Bracket Predictions for Postseason's Opening Round

    The 2016 NFL playoffs certainly turned out better than one would have expected. Not too long ago, teams like the Jacksonville Jaguars and a handful of sub-...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 9 months ago 12,546 reads 3 comments

  25. NFL Predictions Week 17: Picks and Odds Advice for Final Schedule

    Nobody wants to end on a low note with NFL Week 17 set to kick off. Well, except for NFL front offices that have the upcoming draft on the mind...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 9 months ago 2,108 reads 0 comments