1. NFL Rookies Turning Heads Before Training Camps Even Begin

    With training camp a little over two weeks away, the focus of the NFL offseason is starting to shift from a relatively quiet period to an extremely busy one...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 18 days ago 64,332 reads 116 comments

  2. Is Marshawn Lynch a Fair Case Study for Trent Richardson's Struggles?

    By and large, running back Trent Richardson was an absolute train wreck in his first season with the Indianapolis Colts . Over the course of 14 games with the Colts, the first-round pick out of Alabama averaged a meager 2...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 22 days ago 6,768 reads 18 comments

  3. Jesse Williams Can Make Instant Impact in Seahawks Defense After Redshirt Season

    When the Seattle Seahawks drafted defensive tackle Jesse Williams with the 137th pick in the 2013 NFL draft, pundits proclaimed that general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll stole the 325-pound monster out of Alabama...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 23 days ago 8,851 reads 14 comments

  4. Who Are the NFL's Most Grossly Overpaid, Underpaid Players?

    From an economic standpoint, every player in the NFL is worth what someone is willing to pay him. That doesn't mean particular players' performances live up to what their respective teams are willing to pay them, however...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 25 days ago 410,399 reads 493 comments

  5. Rapid Development from Offensive Weapons Is Key to Rams Stealing NFC West Title

    Ever since the St. Louis Rams drafted Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford with the first overall pick in the 2010 NFL draft, expectations have been through the roof...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 29 days ago 6,734 reads 18 comments

  6. How Chris Cook Can Impact the San Francisco 49ers Secondary

    When the San Francisco 49ers cut cornerback Carlos Rogers, the natural assumption was that fourth-year cornerback Chris Culliver would step in and assume Rogers’ role at right cornerback...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 30 days ago 14,437 reads 23 comments

  7. Under-the-Radar Players Who Could Become Big Names in NFL Training Camps

    When it comes right down to it, very few NFL players develop into superstars right away. Some play well enough to make a handful of starts in the league, while others show improvement on an annual basis and mature into well-known players...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 34,714 reads 46 comments

  8. Is Larry Fitzgerald Still an Elite NFL Wide Receiver?

    When the Arizona Cardinals drafted Larry Fitzgerald with the third overall pick in 2004, then-head coach Dennis Green was looking to add a sure-handed playmaker who could help him recreate the Minnesota Vikings offense from 1998...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 11,309 reads 65 comments

  9. What Kevin Williams Brings to Seahawks' Already Dominant Defensive Line

    It’s no secret that the Seattle Seahawks defensive line was one of the most destructive units in the NFL last season...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 7,303 reads 5 comments

  10. Vernon Davis' Holdout Is Justified, but He Has No Leverage in This Situation

    Over the course of Vernon Davis ’ eight-year career, the San Francisco 49ers ' tight end has shown that he is capable of playing at a high level annually...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 20,657 reads 129 comments

  11. San Francisco 49ers Making a Mistake Moving Jonathan Martin Inside to Guard

    When the San Francisco 49ers acquired offensive lineman Jonathan Martin from the Miami Dolphins for a conditional seventh-round pick, general manager Trent Baalke was hoping ...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 25,470 reads 62 comments

  12. Is Christine Michael Really Ready to Take Carries from Marshawn Lynch?

    When offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell told a group of season-ticket holders that the Seattle Seahawks are “going to be a running back by committee” team (via ...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 10,406 reads 29 comments

  13. How Michael Floyd Can Emerge as a Top Wide Receiver in 2014

    Over the course of wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald 's 10-year career, he has mostly been a one-man show for the Arizona Cardinals , even more so after Anquan Boldin left town prior to the 2010 season...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 6,027 reads 12 comments

  14. It's Put Up or Shut Up Time for Sam Bradford and the St. Louis Rams

    When one takes the time to examine the St. Louis Rams and the star-studded players on their roster, it’s clear that quarterback Sam Bradford is by far the most widely discussed team member...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 12,444 reads 43 comments

  15. Ernie Sims Adds Versatility to Cardinals in Wake of Daryl Washington Suspension

    Ever since the NFL announced Daryl Washington ’s year-long suspension on May 30, the Arizona Cardinals have wondered what they should do about the void Washington left at the inside linebacker position...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 2,212 reads 4 comments

  16. How Daryl Washington's Suspension Affects Cardinals Defense in 2014

    After a well-executed offseason that consisted of key free-agent signings and top-notch draft picks, the Arizona Cardinals were delivered a punishing blow on Friday. According to Ross Jones of FoxSports ...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 6,798 reads 28 comments

  17. Seahawks, Doug Baldwin Strike Gold with 2-Year Extension

    General manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll put their final stamp of approval on the Seattle Seahawks ' offseason plans when the team announced a contract extension for wide receiver Doug Baldwin on Thursday...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 22,357 reads 45 comments

  18. Davin Joseph Provides Rams with Low-Risk, High-Reward Versatility and Depth

    In three months' time, general manager Les Snead and head coach Jeff Fisher have completely retooled the St. Louis Rams offensive line. First, the organization re-signed offensive guard Rodger Saffold to a five-year, $31...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 6,881 reads 22 comments

  19. Can the 49ers Afford to Move on from Mike Iupati at Season's End?

    Over the course of the last three seasons, the San Francisco 49ers have built the most dominant offensive line in the NFL ...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 month ago 14,951 reads 59 comments

  20. Can Rams Pass Rush Become the League's Most Fearsome Unit in 2014?

    Ever since Jeff Fisher chose the St. Louis Rams over the Miami Dolphins back in 2012, the Rams have been on a fast track to defensive success in the league’s most competitive division...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 2 months ago 10,375 reads 31 comments

  21. Jimmie Ward Will Be Glue That Holds 49ers' New-Look Secondary Together

    When the San Francisco 49ers ' season drew to a close on January 19, it was evident that the team’s biggest area of need on the defensive side of the ball was the secondary...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 2 months ago 12,398 reads 18 comments

  22. John Brown in Position to Develop into Stud WR Under Cardinals' Bruce Arians

    Heading into the draft, analysts were split on Pittsburg State wide receiver John Brown. The folks at NFL Draft Scout had Brown pegged as an early Day 3 pick, while ...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 2 months ago 5,647 reads 4 comments

  23. Breaking Down the Seahawks' Potential Move to a More Dynamic Passing Offense

    Ever since head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider took over in the Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Seahawks have been one of the most run-heavy teams in the NFL ...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 2 months ago 21,694 reads 72 comments

  24. What Michael Sam Could Bring to the St. Louis Rams Pass Rush

    Despite having one of the most feared defensive lines in the NFL in 2013, it’s evident the St. Louis Rams are always looking to add talented pass-rushers at the defensive tackle and defensive end positions...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 2 months ago 7,483 reads 63 comments

  25. What Carlos Hyde Brings to the 49ers Backfield in 2014

    Even though the value of the running back position is at an all-time low in the NFL , the San Francisco 49ers have made it a point to add talent to their backfield on an annual basis...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 2 months ago 15,901 reads 40 comments