1. NFL Report Cards: Team-by-Team Grades for Week 7

    Week 7 gave NFL fans a reminder of what greatness looks like. When Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning threw his third touchdown in the Broncos' rout of the San Francisco ...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 6 hours ago 29,599 reads 30 comments

  2. With NFL's Best Big 3, Dallas Cowboys Have Legit Claim to League's Top Team

    It took almost 20 years, but the Dallas Cowboys have remembered how to be a dominant football team. With a 31-21 win over the New York Giants in Week 7, the Cowboys improved to 6-1...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 1 day ago 77,861 reads 263 comments

  3. NFL Week 7: The Ultimate Guide to Sunday's Action

    Don't let the NFL echo chamber get you. Each week, 32 teams have something going on, whether they're celebrating a victory, regrouping after a loss or simply preparing for the next week while on bye...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 4 days ago 98,634 reads 100 comments

  4. Tom Brady Continues Hot Streak, Has Patriots Destined for Playoffs Yet Again

    Don't look now, but the New England Patriots have reasserted their dominance over the AFC East. With a 27-25 win over the 1-6 New York Jets in the first good Thursday Night ...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 5 days ago 56,468 reads 298 comments

  5. Jarryd Hayne Faces Long Odds to Reach NFL, But Rugby Star Wise to Try

    One of the world's most dominant athletes is hoping to make the leap to the NFL . National Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne has walked away from one of the league's richest contracts at a reported $1 million per season , according to Fox Sports...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 6 days ago 47,799 reads 107 comments

  6. NFL Report Cards: Team-by-Team Grades for Week 6

    Winning isn't everything. With all due respect to former Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis , "just win, baby" never made a lot of sense. Yes, winning is the point of the game...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 7 days ago 111,626 reads 113 comments

  7. Eagles Flash Brilliance in Total Domination of New York Giants on SNF

    This is what we expected from the Philadelphia Eagles this season. Against the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football , head coach Chip Kelly's boys shut out Tom Coughlin's squad 27-0...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 9 days ago 43,974 reads 81 comments

  8. NFL Week 6: The Ultimate Guide to Sunday's Action

    Where has this NFL season proved you wrong? It's good at that, you know. It's a league built on parity and drama, so it doesn't much oblige your preconceived notions of how this "should be...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 10 days ago 120,011 reads 190 comments

  9. Andrew Luck Playing at MVP Level, Living Up to Hype as Colts' Savior

    Any doubts on Andrew Luck should be silenced. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback and former first overall pick has lived up to any possible billing since matriculating from Stanford to the pros...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 11 days ago 50,004 reads 223 comments

  10. Expansion, Not Relocation, Is Best Bet for NFL in Los Angeles

    It's time to talk about the NFL getting bigger. No, not bigger as in exposure. That simultaneously seems both impossible and inevitable...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 13 days ago 71,150 reads 363 comments

  11. NFL Report Cards: Team-by-Team Grades for Week 5

    What does it take to win in the NFL ? Often, the buck stops with the quarterback, the head coach or the general manager...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 14 days ago 96,624 reads 123 comments

  12. Tom Brady, Patriots Silence Critics in Statement Win over Bengals

    Don't call it a comeback. Call it an awakening. The New England Patriots , led by quarterback Tom Brady , downed the previously undefeated Cincinnati Bengals 43-17 on Sunday Night Football ...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 16 days ago 83,734 reads 208 comments

  13. NFL Week 5: The Ultimate Guide to Sunday's Action

    The second quarter of the season is when common wisdom about teams starts to form. Over the next couple of weeks, we will start to truly understand who are the haves and the have-nots in the NFL ...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 18 days ago 109,989 reads 68 comments

  14. New NFL Drug Policies to Be a Major Improvement

    Thanks in part to a year where the NFL has made just as many headlines off the field as on it, the league has put new drug policies in place to govern the conduct of both players and any other person within its purview...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 18 days ago 6,950 reads 12 comments

  15. Green Bay Packers Return to Form, NFL's Elite with Dominant Win over Vikings

    This is what great teams do. On first glance, many might write off the Green Bay Packers ' 42-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 19 days ago 50,998 reads 288 comments

  16. At Quarter-Mark of Season, Who Are Top NFL Coaching Candidates for Next Season?

    The season has barely started, and we're already ready to kick-start the NFL coaching carousel. With the Oakland Raiders' firing of former head coach Dennis Allen, it's already assured that we'll see at least one new head coach next season...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 20 days ago 21,690 reads 37 comments

  17. NFL Report Cards: Team-by-Team Grades for Week 4

    Any given Sunday... It's a term meant to describe the parity and the competitiveness of the NFL . Any team—any single team—can knock one of the big boys off their pedestal...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 22 days ago 198,922 reads 225 comments

  18. DeMarco Murray, Tony Romo Surging Thanks to Stellar Offensive Line Play

    Toughness. That's not a word that has been used for the Dallas Cowboys in years past, but it is the first quality that should come to mind after their 38-17 drubbing of the New Orleans Saints on Sunday night...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 23 days ago 49,155 reads 150 comments

  19. NFL Week 4: The Ultimate Guide to Sunday's Action

    The never-ending drudgery of the offseason seems so long ago, doesn't it? As hard as it can be to believe we've reached the quarter pole of the 2014 NFL season, the nonstop news ...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 25 days ago 120,620 reads 74 comments

  20. Have Eli Manning, Giants Offense Finally Turned the Corner?

    When Eli Manning is rushing for touchdowns, you know he's feeling it. The New York Giants quarterback was nearly perfect in Week 4 as he led his team to a 45-14 win against Washington , passing for 300 yards on 28 of his 39 attempts...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 26 days ago 38,455 reads 259 comments

  21. NFL Report Cards: Team-by-Team Grades for Week 3

    The NFL season is a marathon, not a sprint. If the NFL season were a sprint, we'd be talking about what these teams are...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 28 days ago 198,568 reads 186 comments

  22. Steelers Identity Shift Paying Big Dividends with Potent Offensive Attack

    The Pittsburgh Steelers defense still isn't what it used to be, and that's OK. In Week 3, the Steelers (2-1) took down a good Carolina Panthers (2-1) team 37-19 in Carolina...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 29 days ago 27,670 reads 44 comments

  23. NFL Week 3: The Ultimate Guide to Sunday's Action

    Take your eye off the ball. For NFL types, that phrase is a reminder that plenty of game happens away from the action we're trained to watch on TV. If all you're watching is what is going around the ball, you're missing most of what's important...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 1 month ago 137,680 reads 140 comments

  24. Are the Atlanta Falcons Really This Good?

    I'm not saying never. I'm just saying not yet. With a 56-14 win against the atrocious Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football , the Atlanta Falcons move to 2-1 and ...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 1 month ago 86,468 reads 399 comments

  25. NFL Report Cards: Team-by-Team Grades for Week 2

    Paradigms are meant to be shattered. The Seattle Seahawks were an A+ team after Week 1. This fit many preconceived notions about the reigning Super Bowl champions...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 1 month ago 167,318 reads 206 comments