1. Is It Time for the NFL to Push for 17 Regular-Season Games?

    Two years ago, the NFL extending the regular season was a question of when, not if—and the answer to the question was "soon...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 1 month ago 11,500 reads 67 comments

  2. Buffalo Bills Stadium Debate Proves NFL Owners Still Putting Money First

    Buffalo isn't an NFL city anymore. Oh, sure, it has the Buffalo Bills : a team with a classic-yet-iconic brand identity, a long, rich history full of great teams, legendary wins and Hall-of-Famers...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 2 months ago 12,526 reads 34 comments

  3. Breaking Down the NFL's Most Underpaid and Overpaid Players

    In a salary-capped league like the NFL , the usual pressure on teams to maximize dollars is amplified many times over...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 2 months ago 26,867 reads 71 comments

  4. How Realistic Is a New NFL Developmental League?

    There's a giant, gaping hole in the middle of the football world. NFL teams are desperate for young quarterbacks who break down defenses from under center, offensive linemen ...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 3 months ago 35,631 reads 49 comments

  5. Jack-of-All-Trades or Master of One: The Modern NFL Defender

    There used to be no higher compliment to a player than calling him the "prototype" for his position—but in today's NFL , they don't mass-produce 'em like they used to...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 3 months ago 10,866 reads 32 comments

  6. Made by the Draft, Broken by the System: The Growing Generation of Lost QBs

    NFL teams are paying kings' ransoms for young quarterbacks, and why not? In today's NFL, a good young signal-caller can secure the future of a team —and a general manager —for a decade...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 3 months ago 98,693 reads 67 comments

  7. Eli Manning Has What Could Be His Last Chance to Solidify His Legacy

    Eli Manning has been a little brother, a Super Bowl MVP, a punchline, a Hall of Famer and an afterthought. Ten years into his roller-coaster career, I wrote that Manning was about to settle his legacy once and for all...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 4 months ago 17,726 reads 136 comments

  8. Can Cardale Jones Evolve into Bills' QB of the Future?

    Cardale Jones has a big frame, a big arm, a big brain, a big mouth and a big, fat College Football Playoff National Championship ring...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 4 months ago 38,398 reads 84 comments

  9. Is Paxton Lynch Enough to Lead Loaded Denver Broncos Back to the Super Bowl?

    Paxton Lynch is the perfect quarterback prospect to lead the Denver Broncos back to the Super Bowl someday. But can "someday" be February 5, 2017? There's no doubting Lynch's potential...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 4 months ago 81,778 reads 159 comments

  10. Is This the End of the Franchise Left Tackle?

    What do Von Miller, J.J. Watt, Justin Houston and Khalil Mack have in common? You can't protect your quarterback from them with an elite left tackle...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 5 months ago 17,827 reads 31 comments

  11. Wendall Williams: The (Probably) Fastest Man in the NFL Draft

    They say a lie can run around the world before the truth can put on its pants. Wendall Williams isn't quite that fast, but he just might be the truth...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 5 months ago 79,036 reads 37 comments

  12. Potential Martavis Bryant Suspension Would Strain Steelers' Offensive Depth

    The Pittsburgh Steelers can be one of the best teams in the AFC with or without wide receiver Martavis Bryant, but without him, there's far more pressure on every one of the Steelers' offensive players—and far less margin for error...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 22,347 reads 70 comments

  13. NFL Free Agency 2016: Grades for Thursday's Signings and Trades

    Thursday marked the end of an era in the NFL . Well, it was the end of many small eras, and the beginning of an equal number of others...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 101,104 reads 127 comments

  14. Did the Denver Broncos Make the Right Call Letting Brock Osweiler Get Away?

    Brock Osweiler got his payday, and now the Denver Broncos have a hole at the most important spot on the roster...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 31,153 reads 256 comments

  15. Calvin Johnson Retires, Leaves Behind Near-Impossible Legacy to Match

    The only harder thing to wrap our brains around than Calvin Johnson retiring from the NFL after nine seasons is that we got to watch Calvin Johnson play in the NFL for nine seasons...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 19,822 reads 37 comments

  16. How Much Does Mario Williams Have Left in the Tank?

    When Mario Williams chose the "family atmosphere" (and nine-figure contract ) the Buffalo Bills offered, it was an upset victory: One of the smallest, coldest markets in the NFL wooed one of the most sought-after free agents in NFL history...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 33,864 reads 88 comments

  17. Jalen Ramsey Solidifies Status as 2016 NFL Draft's Top Defender at Combine

    The NFL Scouting Combine doesn't always reflect what happens on the field or what will happen on draft day...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 79,546 reads 122 comments

  18. Noah Spence Proves He's Draft's Top Edge-Rusher Despite Poor 40 Time

    Noah Spence came out of the Senior Bowl as everybody's favorite edge-rusher. His impressive practices and head-turning performance in the game itself left little doubt as to which ...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 78,270 reads 77 comments

  19. 2016 Free Agency Could Blow the Lid off the NFL's Salary Scales

    "What's the number?" That's the question NFL movers and shakers will be asking each other at the beginning of the league's so-called "legal tampering window" on March 7—and, ...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 37,237 reads 33 comments

  20. Josh Doctson Turns Heads with Explosive NFL Combine Performance

    What's up, Doctson? Your draft stock. Josh Doctson, wide receiver draft prospect out of TCU, woke up anyone who'd been sleeping on him with a huge NFL Scouting Combine performance...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 60,966 reads 56 comments

  21. Derrick Henry Dominates Combine, but Future NFL Success Still Depends on Team

    With a tremendous all-around performance at the NFL Scouting Combine, Derrick Henry proved he's the kind of old-school thoroughbred running back that's become an endangered species in the NFL...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 67,002 reads 155 comments

  22. What Really Matters at the NFL Combine?

    NFL coaches, scouts, executives, owners, hopefuls and media across the country are flying into Indianapolis for one of the league's most overblown spectacles: the national scouting combine...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 45,486 reads 61 comments

  23. Jared Allen's Wild Career Epitomized the Best and Worst of NFL Stardom

    With a perfectly in-character video posted to Jared Allen 's official Twitter account, one of the NFL 's most prolific sack artists of all time has announced his retirement...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 76,098 reads 84 comments

  24. Cam Newton Is Great, but He Still Falls Short of Greatness

    Just minutes after the greatest disappointment of his professional career, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton disappointed football fans everywhere...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 7 months ago 141,841 reads 682 comments

  25. Super Bowl 50 Predictions: Bleacher Report's Expert Consensus Projections

    This is why we do what we do. This is why players play, coaches coach and fans cheer. This is why television networks pay billions, advertisers pay millions and fans pay thousands...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 7 months ago 147,660 reads 284 comments