1. So Who Is the NFL's Best Cornerback These Days?

    Yes, we dare to ask the question. Before the start of the 2014 NFL season, we heard the usual debate about who is the best cover cornerback in the NFL these days. The usual suspects were named...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 2 days ago 24,089 reads 166 comments

  2. Fantasy Football Week 2: Complete Monday Night Preview

    Now that the dust has almost settled on Week 2 of the 2014 NFL season, what have we learned? The running game remains important and for the second-straight weekend, protecting a lead remains pretty difficult for a lot of teams...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 3 days ago 16,070 reads 38 comments

  3. Fantasy Football Week 2: Complete Thursday Night Preview

    One of the NFL ’s premier rivalries takes center stage Thursday night when the Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Baltimore to face the Ravens. We all figure this to be a close game...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 7 days ago 26,278 reads 30 comments

  4. Starting Season 2-0 Has Proven to Be Good Barometer for Super Bowl Contenders

    You will be hearing the numbers soon enough...everywhere. Getting off to a 2-0 start has always been one of the gauges when it comes to making the playoffs under the current 12-team format...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 9 days ago 2,503 reads 7 comments

  5. Fantasy Football Week 1: MNF Fantasy Preview (Chargers at Cardinals)

    Did you already catch this week’s fantasy preview regarding the Monday night tilt between the New York Giants and Detroit Lions? Take your time. We are very patient. We will even assist you on the matter ...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 10 days ago 19,808 reads 13 comments

  6. Fantasy Football Week 1: MNF Fantasy Preview (Giants at Lions)

    Welcome back. The NFL ’s 95th season has already gotten off to a rousing start, and fantasy football owners saw their share of strong outings from all aspects...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 10 days ago 20,008 reads 19 comments

  7. Ranking the Top 50 Players at Beginning of 2014 NFL Season

    These are the kinds of pieces that are lots of fun to write. They also draw both praise and ire from dedicated fans. So here goes. Presented to you are the top 50 players as we see it as the 2014 NFL season hits its first full weekend this Sunday..

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 13 days ago 265,663 reads 807 comments

  8. Fantasy Football Week 1: Season-Opener Fantasy Preview

    The 2014 NFL season kicks off with the teams that have combined to win two of the last four Super Bowl titles. That’s the reality of Thursday night’s season debut by the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 14 days ago 23,450 reads 44 comments

  9. NFL Preseason Report Cards for Every Team

    It’s late August and classes are back in session for kindergarten and grades one through 12. Hence, there’s no better time for us to show what we were able to learn during summer school...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 20 days ago 293,889 reads 339 comments

  10. Highlighting Every NFL Team's 2014 Preseason MVP

    The term “Most Valuable Player” means different things to different people. So we will try to appease everyone in this piece. Here is a look at who we feel are the 32 NFL team's MVPs this preseason...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 24 days ago 240,896 reads 217 comments

  11. The 1 Thing We've Learned About Each NFL Team During Training Camp

    We are getting closer to most teams' third preseason game. It’s often referred to as the NFL ’s dress rehearsal for the regular season...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 29 days ago 386,803 reads 366 comments

  12. The Biggest Concern for Every NFL Team Heading into the 2014 Season

    We are now basically halfway through the 2014 NFL preseason and we may be getting an idea of who could be pretty good this year...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 121,311 reads 171 comments

  13. NFL Preseason Week 2: What to Watch for in Saturday's Matchups

    We are two days into the second week of the NFL ’s full preseason slate, and if Saturday is anything like the first five games so far it figures to be entertaining, to say the least...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 40,526 reads 47 comments

  14. Power Ranking Every NFL Offense Heading into the 2014 Season

    This offseason in the NFL there were a dozen changes at offensive coordinator. That’s just over one-third of the league making a change on a vital part of its coaching staff...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 262,184 reads 959 comments

  15. Projecting Every NFL Team's Most Difficult Roster Cut

    Let’s get this out of the way early. This is not one of these pieces where you want to be right. But we are willing to give it the old professional try...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 135,880 reads 255 comments

  16. NFL Preseason Player Stock Watch Heading into Week 2

    We are just 17 games into the 2014 NFL preseason. The New York Giants and Buffalo Bills have each played a pair of contests. So what have we learned so far? Common sense says not a lot...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 32,903 reads 87 comments

  17. Bleacher Report's 2014 NFL Offseason Awards

    The envelopes please… Welcome to our take on what NFL teams or players have earned a symbolic trophy when it comes to the last six months and change...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 193,758 reads 564 comments

  18. Fantasy Football Sleepers 2014: Breakout Stars Ready to Explode

    In this day and age of constant communication and debate in the sports world, is there really such a thing as a sleeper? That is a discussion for another time. Here the focus is on the NFL and fantasy football ...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 146,743 reads 174 comments

  19. Power Ranking Every Hall of Fame Class in Pro Football History

    This Saturday evening in Canton, Ohio (August 2), the Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomes its 52nd class, bringing the total count of members in the Hall to 287...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 81,940 reads 50 comments

  20. NFL Rankings: Which Team Will Win Its First Super Bowl in 2014 Season?

    OK, let’s get the disclaimer out of the way first. We are not making a prediction for Super Bowl XLIX , which will be played in Glendale, Arizona . Here is the premise...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 20,664 reads 190 comments

  21. NFL Position Battles That Won't Be Decided Until the End of Training Camp

    For each of the 32 teams in the NFL , it’s about time to get down to business. Hence here is a look at some key position battles that we anticipate will go the distance when it comes to training camp ...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 6,448 reads 8 comments

  22. Predicting Each NFL Team's Biggest Training Camp Revelation

    And so it begins. Welcome to NFL training camp 2014. Here are some thoughts about what to expect this summer when it comes to each club. With our revelations come a prediction...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 77,354 reads 226 comments

  23. Stock Up, Stock Down for Every NFL Team at the Start of 2014 Training Camp

    As you read this (hopefully), know that the rookies for the Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers have reported for work in 2014. Training camp is here ...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 2 months ago 74,862 reads 315 comments

  24. NFL Training Camp 2014: Best Available Free Agents Waiting on Camp Injuries

    We are finally on the verge of the NFL preseason. The Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, this year featuring the Buffalo Bills and New York Giants, is a day less than three weeks away...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 2 months ago 71,694 reads 74 comments

  25. Every NFL Team's Greatest Mystery Heading into Training Camp

    Face it. We are all suckers for a great whodunit. This past season, it was the Seattle Seahawks who did it, crushing the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 2 months ago 121,138 reads 192 comments