1. Ranking the NFL's Top 10 Defenses Heading into 2016 Season

    After recently examining and ranking the NFL ’s top 10 running back and wide receiver corps, the units responsible for stopping those skill players and the rest of the offense get their due...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 2 days ago 24,045 reads 237 comments

  2. The Most Overrated and Underrated Player on Every NFL Roster

    One comes with a chant and the other with much more admiration. There’s the O-VER-RA-TED and the unsung player. The NFL has its share of both. In this exercise, one of each has been chosen for all 32 teams...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 4 days ago 81,723 reads 179 comments

  3. Ranking the NFL's Top 10 WR Corps Heading into 2016 Season

    In this day and age in pro football, it is vital a team has good receivers and be somewhat deep in this department...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 6 days ago 118,992 reads 428 comments

  4. Ranking the NFL's Top 10 RB Corps Heading into 2016 Season

    Which clubs boast the most talent at running back in the league? In today's NFL , the perception is that the position is something of an afterthought. In terms of importance to an offense, however, nothing could be further from the truth...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 7 days ago 144,386 reads 423 comments

  5. Assessing Whether Every NFL Team Progressed or Regressed This Offseason

    Every NFL team makes changes from year to year. But were these various moves enough to make a positive difference? The offseason is usually reserved for optimism and understandably so...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 10 days ago 25,624 reads 188 comments

  6. The Best Player Who Could Be Cut from Every NFL Roster This Offseason

    This is one of those no-win situations. The attempt here is to forecast each team’s best player who might get a pink slip in the coming months. In some instances, we used the term “best player” somewhat loosely...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 13 days ago 294,086 reads 283 comments

  7. The NFL's Most Improved Offensive Units Entering OTAs

    The NFL regular season is getting closer. Free agency has fizzled and the draft was nearly a month ago. Rookie minicamps have either concluded or are on the verge of wrapping up...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 14 days ago 49,500 reads 259 comments

  8. NFL Stars with the Most to Prove in 2016

    There’s less than four months to go before things get real in the NFL . Which means it will be retribution time for any number of players who are looking to bounce back from disappointing years...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 18 days ago 35,273 reads 177 comments

  9. Rounding Up the Latest Buzz Surrounding NFL Offseason Workouts

    The 2016 NFL draft is very much in the rearview mirror. Teams have begun their rookie minicamps to get a closer look at their April selections and take a chance on some undrafted free agents...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 20 days ago 36,354 reads 50 comments

  10. NFL Teams Headed in the Wrong Direction in 2016

    There’s a lot to be said for equal time, so we're going from the most improved teams in the league this offseason to five clubs that figure to disappoint in 2016...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 23 days ago 112,345 reads 363 comments

  11. The Most Improved Teams of the 2016 NFL Offseason

    From player cuts to free-agent signings to selections in the recent NFL draft, all 32 franchises have done their best to bolster their rosters from a season ago. Some clubs have done better than most...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 25 days ago 109,842 reads 256 comments

  12. Predicting Landing Spots for Top Remaining Free Agents After the NFL Draft

    A total of 253 players were selected in the 2016 NFL draft. Many more will join franchises as rookies after not being picked during the three-day event held in Chicago. Rosters are filling up fast...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 27 days ago 271,864 reads 189 comments

  13. Revisiting the Biggest Draft Bust in Each NFL Team's History

    With the surprises come the disappointments. Such is the intrigue of the NFL draft. There has already been a look at each club’s biggest steal in this process...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 161,238 reads 212 comments

  14. Revisiting the Biggest Draft Steal in the History of Every NFL Franchise

    Discussing NFL history can be a lot of fun when it comes to pinpointing a franchise’s biggest bargain. That’s why choosing the biggest draft steal for each franchise is a labor of love...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 96,099 reads 109 comments

  15. NFL Teams on the Rise Heading into the Draft

    One of every NFL team’s goals is to get better each season. The annual draft is an event that brings optimism for every franchise...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 89,625 reads 373 comments

  16. 2016 NFL Free Agency: The Top 10 Defensive Players Left on the Market

    On April 18, the focus was on the best offensive players remaining on the open market. That list was reduced by one when the Denver Broncos re-signed running back Ronnie Hillman (the No...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 28,241 reads 51 comments

  17. 2016 NFL Free Agency: The Top 10 Offensive Players Left on the Market

    With the NFL draft rapidly approaching, teams are currently far more focused on the young talent available in that pool than they are on available veterans...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 20,559 reads 27 comments

  18. Ranking the Most Overlooked Moves of 2016 NFL Free Agency

    Every year at the start of NFL free agency, the big names come off the board rather quickly. They sign for large dollars and then take their turn being evaluated as being sound or sorry additions...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 87,944 reads 109 comments

  19. The Latest Updates on NFL's QB Carousel This Offseason

    An NFL offseason oftentimes has a carnival-like atmosphere, with players and coaches moving from one team to another at breakneck speed. There’s not only a carousel here but a roller coaster as well...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 6,844 reads 11 comments

  20. NFL Offseason 2016: Identifying the Best Breakout Candidates at Every Position

    There is a lot to be said about getting better as time wears on. Every player in every sport strives to do just that...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 74,321 reads 186 comments

  21. The Biggest Arrival and Departure for Each NFL Division This Offseason

    For 20 of the 32 clubs in the NFL , the look ahead to 2016 began a lot sooner than the dozen teams headed to the playoffs. By February 8, every organization was eyeing Super Bowl LI...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 166,196 reads 381 comments

  22. Updating the NFL's Biggest Stars Set to Return from Injury in 2016

    No one needs to be reminded of the impact that injuries have on all 32 teams in the NFL . Each year, a number of standout players missed either all or large parts of the season...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 9,822 reads 33 comments

  23. 2016 NFL Free Agency: Every Team's Best Remaining Option on the Open Market

    Free agency has slowed to a crawl in the NFL . That doesn’t mean there still isn’t some talent available for the 32 teams to take advantage of...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 144,423 reads 206 comments

  24. Ranking the NFL's Top 10 Defensive Additions This Offseason

    Time to put the other foot down. Previously, the subject was the league’s 10 top offensive additions this offseason...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 28,151 reads 105 comments

  25. Ranking the NFL's Top 10 Offensive Additions This Offseason

    Plenty of moves lead to lots of speculation and an abundance of opinions when it comes to the NFL offseason. But you have to put your foot down eventually, and that time is now...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 1 month ago 50,600 reads 146 comments