1. Is Left Tackle or Edge Pass Rusher the More Critical Detroit Lions Draft Need?

    The NFL Draft is less than a month away, the bulk of free agency is done and we can now start to hone in on who each team will be looking for at what pick...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 7,437 reads 102 comments

  2. The New Era for the Bears Begins with Voluntary Workouts on Tuesday

    Since the Chicago Bears have a new head coach, they'll get a bit of a head start on their offseason workouts, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 8,019 reads 50 comments

  3. Detroit Lions Should Just Say 'No' to Dwight Freeney

    Dwight Freeney says he is interested in playing for the Detroit Lions , according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com . The Lions should politely say, "Thanks, but no thanks." Freeney's best years are very clearly behind him...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 11,107 reads 26 comments

  4. Bears Replace G Lance Louis with a Watered-Down Version of Lance Louis

    The Chicago Bears have signed former New York Jets guard Matt Slauson to a one-year deal, according to ESPNChicago .com's Michael C. Wright . After losing Lance Louis to the Miami Dolphins , the Bears were definitely in need of a guard..

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 13,533 reads 103 comments

  5. Packers Frugal Free Agency Ways Have Set Up Rodgers' Imminent Extension

    Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Green Bay Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers are closing in on an extension . According to Schefter, the deal should net Rodgers a per year average in the neighborhood of $25 million a year...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 10,912 reads 67 comments

  6. Lions Will Keep Bush and Leshoure Busy, but Bell Will Be Left out in the Cold

    Despite the fact that the Detroit Lions brought Reggie Bush in to fire up the offense, Tim Twentyman over at the Detroit Lions website says that Mikel Leshoure and Joique Bell will still have "big roles in the offense...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 6,192 reads 35 comments

  7. Four Potential Backups for the Bears in the 2013 NFL Draft

    With the news that Jason Campbell has signed with the Cleveland Browns , the Chicago Bears are back to square one for a backup quarterback...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 13,083 reads 70 comments

  8. Breaking Down the Best Sleeper NFL Free Agent Remaining at Every Position

    NFL 's free-agency period has slowed down after the initial rush of excitement, but that doesn't mean there aren't values left as well as players who could be difference-makers regardless of price...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 34,568 reads 38 comments

  9. Packers Should Hang onto Finley 1 More Year Despite $3 Million Bonus

    Things have finally come to a head between the Green Bay Packers and Jermichael Finley . As Ty Dunne of the Journal-Sentinel points out, Finley is due a $3 million bonus ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 2,554 reads 34 comments

  10. Chicago Bears DT Anthony Adams Wins at Retiring with a Hilarious Video

    Even the most diehard Chicago Bears fan would be hard-pressed to say a ton about defensive tackle Anthony Adams , and probably half of you had no idea that he retired the other day (via USA Today )...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 15,233 reads 15 comments

  11. 2013 Is Put Up or Shut Up Time for Christian Ponder

    Two years in, that headline makes for a bold statement. Is it really that pivotal a year for Christian Ponder ? Is this something the Minnesota Vikings have to decide in 2013? Absolutely...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 8,933 reads 115 comments

  12. Packers' Deal with Brad Jones Starts the Countdown Clock Running on A.J. Hawk

    This morning's Green Bay Press Gazette has reported that Brad Jones is returning to Green Bay for a three-year, $11.75 million contract ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 13,841 reads 90 comments

  13. Reggie Bush Should Absolutely Return Punts for the Detroit Lions

    This week, head coach Jim Schwartz talked about a lot of things— from his family's displeasure with the 2012 season to Jason Jones' role in the defense ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 4,526 reads 25 comments

  14. Packers Prospect Fight: Stanford's Stepfan Taylor vs. UCLA's Johnathan Franklin

    With the Packers missing out on Steven Jackson, Green Bay is definitely in the market (again) for a running back to take some of the carries in the backfield...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 5,792 reads 30 comments

  15. With Urlacher Gone, What Is the Bears' Next Step at Middle Linebacker?

    As reported by ESPN , Brian Urlacher and the Bears are no more, as the team announced on Wednesday that the two will part ways...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about over 1 year ago 6,075 reads 46 comments

  16. New 'Helmet Rule' Will Not Affect Adrian Peterson Much, If at All

    The owners have passed a new safety rule , according the NFLEvolution .com (essentially NFL .com), which could greatly affect the running style of many backs across the league, including Adrian Peterson ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about almost 2 years ago 14,633 reads 55 comments

  17. The End of an Error: Trestman Says Bears' Hester Will Just Return Kicks

    Glory Hallelujah, it finally happened. Devin Hester is not being touted as a "big thing in the offense" and will be focusing on duties as a kick returner (via ProFootballTalk ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about almost 2 years ago 10,431 reads 55 comments

  18. Top 5 Most Pressing Needs for the Detroit Lions Post-Free Agency

    The Lions were definitely a team who had a tremendous opening week to free agency, bringing back key members of the defense like Chris Houston while adding new weapons like Reggie Bush ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about almost 2 years ago 7,683 reads 62 comments

  19. Top 5 Most Pressing Needs for the Green Bay Packers Post-Free Agency

    Another frantic first week of free agency has come and gone and, as per usual, the Green Bay Packers were as far from the center of the action as you can get...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about almost 2 years ago 7,834 reads 50 comments

  20. 5 Most Pressing Needs for the Minnesota Vikings Post-Free Agency

    Acquiring a vertical threat and re-signing a bunch of their own free agents were high on the agenda for the Minnesota Vikings and now that the majority of that has been dealt ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about almost 2 years ago 8,298 reads 74 comments

  21. Top 5 Most Pressing Needs for the Chicago Bears Post-Free Agency

    With the Chicago Bears addressing two of their biggest needs by signing tight end Martellus Bennett and left tackle Jermon Bushrod , two very big needs have been resolved—firming ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about almost 2 years ago 253 reads 71 comments

  22. How Greg Jennings Fits with the Minnesota Vikings

    The Vikings needed a vertical threat, so they added one with former rival receiver Greg Jennings . As ESPN's Josina Anderson tweeted about the signing and the five-year contract ...

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  23. The Can't Miss Green Bay Packers Plan for the Backfield

    So that happened. While many expected the Green Bay Packers and Steven Jackson to come away from Wednesday with a deal in place, not only did that not happen, we had NFL .com reporting that Jackson had signed with the Atlanta Falcons ...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about almost 2 years ago 15,967 reads 112 comments

  24. How the First 3 Days of Free Agency Have Affected the Lions' 2013 NFL Draft

    What a difference a few days make. This is why I don't love having to do mock drafts before free agency (and this year I didn't—that's next week). Too many changes...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about almost 2 years ago 8,920 reads 91 comments

  25. All Is Well: Packers' Free-Agency Game Plan Is No Reason to Panic

    At this point, Packers fans are getting antsy. You see it in the comments section, on Twitter and with people wearing Clay Matthews jerseys in the street (which, given I am in New Jersey, was actually a surprise)...

    Andrew Garda Written by Andrew Garda about almost 2 years ago 10,286 reads 119 comments