1. How Trading A.J. Jenkins for Jon Baldwin Impacts the San Francisco 49ers

    After one brief season, the A.J. Jenkins experiment has come to an end in San Francisco. Earlier today, the 49ers confirmed on Twitter that they had sent Jenkins to the Kansas City Chiefs for wide receiver Jon Baldwin ...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 27,584 reads 98 comments

  2. Which Rookies Are Already Shining in NFL's Preseason?

    Whether a player is a first-round pick or an undrafted free agent, preseason football is less about the score and more about the individual play on a per-snap basis. Exhibition contests give rookies the opportunity to shine and earn extra playing time...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 121,538 reads 175 comments

  3. Is Golden Tate on the Verge of a Breakout Season with the Seahawks?

    When head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider took over in 2010, the Seattle Seahawks were desperate for young impact players on the offensive side of the ball...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 12,178 reads 104 comments

  4. Are the Cardinals Doing the Right Thing by Expanding Patrick Peterson's Role?

    By now, we all know that Arizona Cardinals All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson is a phenomenal athlete. Since entering the league in 2011, Peterson has established himself as a dangerous punt returner and a ball-hawking corner...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 5,914 reads 18 comments

  5. Is Sam Bradford Finally Ready for Breakout Season?

    Even though we are less than 24 hours removed from the St. Louis Rams ’ first preseason game, it’s never too early to start evaluating the individual performances from last night’s contest...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 8,372 reads 14 comments

  6. Why 2013 Isn't a Make-or-Break Year for Sam Bradford

    When the St. Louis Rams drafted Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford with the No. 1 overall pick in 2010, it signaled a changing of the guard. Marc Bulger’s better days were behind him, and the franchise was coming off a 1-15 season...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 5,370 reads 13 comments

  7. Latest Win-Loss Predictions for Every NFL Team, Preseason Week 1 Edition

    With training camp in full swing, the evaluation process of players truly begins right now. Head coaches are eager to see which rookies and free-agent signees are living up to the hype...

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  8. What Can We Expect from the New-Look Arizona Cardinals Offensive Line?

    To the surprise of no one, the Cardinals ’ offense was the league’s worst unit in 2012. They averaged 263.1 yards per game, 15.4 first downs a game and 4.1 yards per play...

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  9. Early Names Emerging as NFL Training Camp Stars

    Training camp isn’t quite as intense as it was back in the 60s and 70s, but it’s more competitive than ever. With the average NFL career right at 3.5 seasons , players of all sorts are fighting for their jobs every day...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 83,486 reads 126 comments

  10. Analyzing What Patrick Willis' Hand Injury Could Mean for 49ers Camp, Preseason

    San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Patrick Willis is no stranger to hand injuries. Since his junior season at Ole Miss, the six-time All-Pro selection has worn a cast on his right hand on three separate occasions...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 9,912 reads 29 comments

  11. How Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Improbably Became a Top NFL Talent

    Russell Wilson ’s road to the NFL featured numerous twists and turns before the Seattle Seahawks drafted him in the third round of the 2012 NFL draft...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 28,665 reads 369 comments

  12. How Percy Harvin's Injury Affects the Seattle Seahawks

    When Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin opened training camp on the PUP list, it raised a few eyebrows. Fans and media members alike were wondering whether or not there was reason for concern...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 23,983 reads 204 comments

  13. The History of NFL Training Camps

    Ever since the NFL was founded, training camp has been an integral part of the league. Coaches and players use camp to accustom themselves with new team members and schematic changes...

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  14. How Russell Wilson Can Avoid a Sophomore Slump in 2013-14

    When a first-year quarterback dominates the competition during his rookie season, expectations are heightened in Year 2. Some quarterbacks fail to live up to the added pressures, while others excel and take their game to a whole new level...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 6,412 reads 43 comments

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

    Very few players in the NFL develop into superstars right out of the gate. Some players never even play well enough to become starters, while others slowly mature into household names...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 61,261 reads 101 comments

  16. Breaking Down the Most Exciting Rookies to Watch in 2013 Training Camps

    Prior to training camp, every year, two types of players generate buzz. High-dollar free agents who switched teams during the offseason are always under the microscope, while incoming rookies with high expectations are watched the closest...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 68,002 reads 146 comments

  17. The Best and Worst Contracts in the NFL Today

    When an organization drafts a player or signs them in free agency, there is always some sort of gamble that comes into play. Time and time again we have seen some of the most promising stars at the collegiate level fizzle out in the NFL ...

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  18. How Carson Palmer Can Re-Establish Dominant Form in Arizona

    When Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim acquired Carson Palmer from the Oakland Raiders this past offseason, NFL analysts around the league loved the move...

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  19. 6 2014 NFL Free Agents Who Should Get Contract Extensions Now

    In the NFL , it is never too early for an organization to start planning ahead for the future by re-signing players who are currently under contract...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 60,921 reads 156 comments

  20. How Important Is a Healthy James Carpenter to the Seattle Seahawks?

    When the Seattle Seahawks drafted Alabama offensive lineman James Carpenter in 2011, they believed they were getting a versatile, road-grading run-blocker...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 9,308 reads 20 comments

  21. NFL Players Who Must Make the Most of Contract Years in 2013

    Every year, there are between eight and 10 big-name free agents who hit the open market in the National Football League. Some hit the open market because of their age while others become free agents due to outrageous salary demands...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 29,677 reads 41 comments

  22. Can Carson Palmer and Larry Fitzgerald Form an Elite Passing Combo?

    Even though it has been a long time coming, it appears as if the Arizona Cardinals have finally found their first franchise quarterback since Kurt Warner ...

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  23. Why St. Louis Rams' Tavon Austin is Set to Take the NFL by Storm in 2013

    Ever since Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt left town, the St. Louis Rams have been in desperate need of a game-changing wide receiver...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 45,487 reads 195 comments

  24. Buying or Selling Every NFL Team's Improvement Efforts for 2013-14

    Every NFL team goes into a season with the hopes of winning the Super Bowl. It may be unrealistic for some, but all a team has to do is get into the playoffs. Once it is in, anything can happen from there...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 116,229 reads 355 comments

  25. Projecting the Realistic Ceiling for Every NFL Team in 2013-14

    Realistically speaking, there are only a handful of teams that have a shot at winning the Super Bowl. Plenty of other teams have sensible opportunities to get into the playoffs, but it truly takes a well-rounded team to be built for the long haul...

    Tyson Langland Written by Tyson Langland about 1 year ago 122,503 reads 711 comments