1. Elite Defense Winning Games for Bills; Offense Must Be Prime Focus in Offseason

    Even at 8-6, the Buffalo Bills find themselves on the outside looking in at the AFC playoff race with two weeks remaining...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 5 days ago 9,143 reads 38 comments

  2. What to Expect from Derek Anderson in Spot Start for Panthers

    Even at 4-8-1, the Carolina Panthers still have an outside shot at making the 2014 postseason thanks to the sorry state of the entire NFC South...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 6 days ago 2,969 reads 2 comments

  3. Should the New York Jets Retain Percy Harvin After This Season?

    When the New York Jets traded a conditional draft pick to acquire wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks back in October, the decision made perfect sense...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 6 days ago 4,445 reads 17 comments

  4. Arizona Cardinals vs. St. Louis Rams: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    It definitely wasn't pretty, and the team lost starting quarterback Drew Stanton to injury in the process, but the Arizona Cardinals managed to come out on top against the St. Louis Rams...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 8 days ago 43,940 reads 81 comments

  5. Fixing Putrid Pass Rush Must Be Falcons' No. 1 Offseason Priority

    Thanks to the sorry state of the NFC South, the 5-8 Atlanta Falcons can still hope to host a playoff game. Even if the Falcons do win their division, it is difficult to envision this team making any sort of meaningful postseason run...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 11 days ago 6,187 reads 14 comments

  6. Did Refs Miss Call on Crucial Travis Kelce Fumble?

    The Kansas City Chiefs currently find themselves in the middle of a very crowded AFC playoff race. Unfortunately, Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals may have been too much to overcome with just three weeks remaining in the regular season...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 12 days ago 16,890 reads 131 comments

  7. Why It's Time for the Saints to Start Considering Life After Drew Brees

    The New Orleans Saints suffered an embarrassing 41-10 loss to the division rival Carolina Panthers on Sunday. The loss dropped New Orleans to 5-8 on the season, 3-4 at home...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 12 days ago 23,481 reads 123 comments

  8. What Return of Ryan Shazier, Jarvis Jones Means for Pittsburgh Steelers Defense

    The Pittsburgh Steelers enter their Week 14 matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals with plenty at stake. At 7-5, the Steelers are in a three-way tie for second (and last) place in the brutal AFC North...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 13 days ago 2,166 reads 1 comments

  9. With McKinnon to IR, Vikings Backfield Not Worth a Fantasy Look in Week 14

    The Minnesota Vikings rushing attack took a hit on Saturday, when the team announced that rookie running back Jerick McKinnon would be placed on injured reserve with a lower back injury...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 13 days ago 3,862 reads 1 comments

  10. What Brandon Marshall's Rib Injury Means for Chicago Bears Offense

    The Chicago Bears likely watched their ever-fading playoff hopes die a cruel death on Thursday night, when the team dropped a conference matchup to the Dallas Cowboys 41-28...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 15 days ago 12,233 reads 21 comments

  11. Tannehill Enough to Best Hapless Jets, but Can He Mask Dolphins' Inconsistency?

    On Monday night, Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill helped accomplish a feat that has been a rarity for the franchise in recent years. He helped lead a fourth-quarter comeback on the road...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 18 days ago 3,181 reads 16 comments

  12. Jeff Fisher, Rams Laying Foundation for Perennial Contender in St. Louis

    The 2014 season hasn't exactly gone the way the St. Louis Rams would have hoped. The troubles started before the season even began, when quarterback Sam Bradford suffered a year-ending ACL tear ...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 19 days ago 20,672 reads 101 comments

  13. Season-Ending Injury to Tashaun Gipson Latest Blow to Browns' AFC North Hopes

    It would be an understatement to say that initial expectations for the 2014 Cleveland Browns were low. In fact, preseason poll of ESPN writers predicted that Cleveland would win just one game this season...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 20 days ago 4,182 reads 11 comments

  14. Can Drew Brees, Saints Cure Road Woes vs. Porous Steelers Secondary in Week 13?

    The New Orleans Saints are currently facing a disheartening reality: The team has just lost three consecutive home games. For a franchise that has recently thrived on home-field advantage, this isn't particularly good news...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 20 days ago 1,569 reads 12 comments

  15. Is Thanksgiving Loss to Lions a Final Nail in Marc Trestman's Coffin with Bears?

    When the Chicago Bears hired Marc Trestman to be their new head coach back in early 2013, the thought was that the offensive guru could build a perennial contender with quarterback Jay Cutler as his centerpiece...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 23 days ago 35,888 reads 206 comments

  16. Kyle Orton Proving Worth for Bills, but Is It Enough for Playoff Berth?

    The Buffalo Bills earned a dominant 38-3 victory over the New York Jets on Monday night to move to 6-5 and remain in the AFC playoff race. The Bills bested the Jets in literally every phase of the game...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 25 days ago 1,188 reads 10 comments

  17. Jets vs. Bills: Live Buffalo Score and Analysis

    Despite playing a "home" game in Detroit , the Buffalo Bills found a way to dominate the competition on Monday night. Buffalo bested the division-rival New York Jets in every phase of the game to move to 6-5 and remain in the playoff hunt...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 26 days ago 7,700 reads 12 comments

  18. Talented Rams Look a Quarterback Away from Playoff Contention

    The 4-7 St. Louis Rams may not have the record of a playoff-caliber team this season, yet it's hard to argue that the team isn't very close to being a real contender in the NFC...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 26 days ago 10,218 reads 51 comments

  19. Lions Supporting Cast Must Do More to Help Matthew Stafford Overcome Struggles

    It has been a very promising but often uneven season for the Detroit Lions in 2014. Despite losing to the New England Patriots on Sunday and dropping to 7-4, the Lions remain very much in the postseason hunt...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 26 days ago 4,784 reads 77 comments

  20. What Pierre Thomas' Return Means for Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints Offense

    It took some time, but New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has finally found a way to take charge of the starting position and find success...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 27 days ago 6,129 reads 4 comments

  21. How Addition of Jason Avant Helps Kansas City Chiefs' Ailing Passing Offense

    The Kansas City Chiefs ' loss to the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night did more than just drop the team to 7-4...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 27 days ago 7,002 reads 16 comments

  22. Chiefs Must Open Up Offense to Take Next Step in the AFC

    The Kansas City Chiefs came into Thursday night's game against the Oakland Raiders on a five-game winning streak and with a chance to move (however briefly) into first place in the AFC West...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 29 days ago 2,161 reads 18 comments

  23. Were Oakland Raiders Robbed of Game-Winning Chance in San Diego?

    The Oakland Raiders came into San Diego with an 0-9 record but played a tough game against the rival Chargers for nearly the full 60 minutes. The offense did enough to put a pair of field goals on the board...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 1 month ago 32,635 reads 232 comments

  24. Saints Proving Struggles Are More Than Just Road Woes

    Something is definitely wrong with the 2014 New Orleans Saints . A team that many predicted could contend for a Super Bowl has fallen to 4-6 on the season. A defense that ranked fourth overall a season ago (305...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 1 month ago 2,517 reads 26 comments

  25. What Aldon Smith's Return Means for Battered San Francisco 49ers Defense

    The San Francisco 49ers remain in the NFC playoff picture despite dropping two of their last three contests. However, the 49ers will likely need to go on a late-season run in order to move up from their current position (No...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 1 month ago 7,016 reads 15 comments