1. The Biggest Trade Chips in the NFL Heading into 2016

    NFL rosters are mostly set at this stage of the offseason, with the exception of a few remaining free agents...

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  2. New York Giants Bobby Hart Is Ready to Battle for a Starting Job

    At just 21 years old, at least until his birthday on August 21, New York Giants offensive lineman Bobby Hart is currently among the youngest non-rookie members of the team...

    Patricia Traina Written by Patricia Traina about 6 hours ago 3,948 reads 4 comments

  3. Patriots' Julian Edelman Yells 'Free Brady' on Stage at Music Festival in Boston

    New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is just like the rest of Patriots nation—all he wants is for his quarterback to be cleared of wrongdoing in the never-ending Deflategate saga...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 11 hours ago 9,739 reads 141 comments

  4. Malcolm Butler Contract: Latest News, Rumors on CB's Negotiations with Patriots

    Cornerback Malcolm Butler has made it clear this offseason that he is hoping to sign a contract extension with the New England Patriots before he becomes a restricted free agent in 2017...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 12 hours ago 20,878 reads 95 comments

  5. Fantasy Football 2016: 2nd-Year Players Primed for Breakout Seasons

    The 2016 NFL preseason is barely more than two months away, which of course means that fantasy draft season is right around the corner...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 15 hours ago 1,086 reads 0 comments

  6. Can Will Fuller, Braxton Miller Find Big Roles in Texans Offense in 2016?

    Last year, the Houston Texans suffered through miserable quarterback play, an injury-plagued rushing attack and a reliance on DeAndre Hopkins to carry an otherwise mediocre receiving corps...

    Eric Galko Written by Eric Galko about 15 hours ago 4,388 reads 16 comments

  7. Terrance Knighton, Patriots DT, Plans to Recruit Kevin Durant to Celtics

    New England Patriots defensive tackle Terrance Knighton wants to see a big name join him in Boston this summer. But he won't be playing on a football field. This week, Knighton told reporters, per Chris Forsberg of ESPN...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 day ago 24,211 reads 33 comments

  8. Making Sense of Expectations for the 2016 NFL Rookie Wide Receiver Class

    Expectations can be funny. They often warp our perceptions on any number of subjects. The 2016 wide receiver draft class will likely suffer from outsize expectations despite being a very talented group...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 1 day ago 53,859 reads 115 comments

  9. Under-the-Radar NFL Breakout Candidates in 2016

    While everyone is focused on NFL draft prospects and second-year fantasy players, there are plenty of athletes already in the NFL who are poised for breakout seasons despite many overlooking them in surface-deep analysis...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 1 day ago 132,750 reads 142 comments

  10. Why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Can Crash the NFL Playoffs in 2016

    When it comes to NFL relevance, you can bet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are tired of theirs only coming once the on-field action ends and the draft projections begin. The last time the Pewter Pirates made the playoffs? 2007...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 2 days ago 5,286 reads 11 comments

  11. How Hybrid Defenders Are Changing Modern NFL Defenses

    The NFL is an ever-changing entity comprised of intelligent people who have dedicated their lives to discovering the slightest tactical advantage. Games are often decided on a small handful of plays that turn the tide for one side...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 2 days ago 38,656 reads 65 comments

  12. Keenan Reynolds Cleared to Play in NFL by US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter

    Baltimore Ravens rookie Keenan Reynolds will be able to suit up for the team this season after having his military service deferred by United States Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 days ago 13,391 reads 12 comments

  13. Ricky Williams to Run Marijuana-Friendly Gym Power Plant Fitness in California

    Former NFL running back Ricky Williams is set to assume a key role in Power Plant Fitness, a marijuana-friendly gym expected to open this fall in San Francisco...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 days ago 153,594 reads 192 comments

  14. Rob Ryan Comments on Being Fired by Saints, Rips Team's Defensive Scheme

    Rob Ryan 's three-year tenure as defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints went into a steep decline after a strong start in 2013, though he seems to have found a reason why things fell apart so quickly...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 days ago 9,268 reads 28 comments

  15. Simms & Lefkoe Podcast: Rookie Impressions, Simms Nearly the Original 'Bachelor'

    It's Episode 64 of The Simms & Lefkoe Podcast ! The guys talk about the NFL Rookie Premiere, and Adam Lefkoe shares stories from his time spent with the players at the event...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 days ago 4,014 reads 3 comments

  16. Every NFL Team's Hidden Gem in the 2016 Draft

    The 2016 NFL draft was a month ago, so we've known which rookies landed where for quite a while. Now that offseason workouts have begun around the league, we're finally starting ...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 2 days ago 185,954 reads 124 comments

  17. NFL Will Miss Steve Weatherford, One of the Most Badass Punters of All Time

    It's very likely, if not 100 percent certain quite yet, that we will never see punter Steve Weatherford on an NFL field again. And that saddens me. Weatherford is one of the most badass special teams players of all time...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 3 days ago 230,569 reads 104 comments

  18. 5 Denver Broncos Players Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2016

    With Super Bowl 50 in the past, the Broncos are solely focused on defending their Super Bowl title. Offseason workouts have begun at UCHealth Training Center, and the Broncos have ...

    Cecil Lammey Written by Cecil Lammey about 3 days ago 11,753 reads 13 comments

  19. New England Patriots Feature Formidable 3-Man Pass-Rush Rotation

    From 2012-2014, the New England Patriots depth chart at defensive end was characterized by its lack of depth...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 days ago 17,468 reads 20 comments

  20. Ranking the NFL's Top 10 Defenses Heading into 2016 Season

    After recently examining and ranking the NFL ’s top 10 running back and wide receiver corps, the units responsible for stopping those skill players and the rest of the offense get their due...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 3 days ago 24,444 reads 238 comments

  21. So You're a Top Draft Pick—Now What?

    The NFL is a completely different animal from college football. Incoming rookies need to be prepared or they'll suffer from culture shock...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 3 days ago 164,624 reads 70 comments

  22. Hyped Prospect Mitch Leidner Far from Being a Future NFL Franchise QB

    The definition of a franchise quarterback has changed over the years. Before the salary cap came to the NFL , teams were able to develop their rosters better, as they were able to ...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 3 days ago 7,788 reads 20 comments

  23. Johnny Manziel Tells TMZ His Friends, Family Are 'With' Him

    Two days after TMZ Sports reported Johnny Manziel 's friends had expressed concern over his well-being, the embattled quarterback told the website , "My friends and family are alright...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 days ago 154,867 reads 73 comments

  24. Rounding Up Latest Buzz Surrounding NFL's Big-Name Rookies

    With the NFL draft and rookie minicamps behind us, the league is now in the organized team activities stage of the offseason, allowing rookies to get on the field with their veteran teammates for the first time...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 3 days ago 29,969 reads 42 comments

  25. Warren Sapp Wants to Stop Ravens DT Timmy Jernigan from Using No. 99 as Tribute

    Good try, Timmy Jernigan . On Thursday, the Baltimore Ravens tweeted that the third-year defensive tackle from Florida State was changing his number to 99 in honor of Hall of Famer Warren Sapp ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 days ago 61,851 reads 23 comments