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

    Each NFL team has a plethora of mysteries to solve before the regular season commences Sept. 5. Said mysteries vary from positional battles, schematic adjustments and replacing departed talent/production...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about 1 year ago 85,320 reads 76 comments

  2. Active NFL Players Destined to Become Coaches After Retirement

    The Brooklyn Nets' hiring of Jason Kidd fresh off of his retirement begs the question: Which active NFL players could also make the jump from player to coach after retirement? ...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about 1 year ago 13,563 reads 33 comments

  3. Ranking Every Defensive Coordinator in the NFL Today

    Who are the best defensive coordinators in the NFL today? Much has been made about the constant flux of head coaches in the NFL. Due to the shrinking window of patience NFL teams allow their head coaches, defensive coordinators get even less time...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 33,707 reads 85 comments

  4. Power Ranking the 25 Most Impressive Players at OTAs

    With the majority of OTAs having concluded or wrapping up this week, it seems like a fine opportunity to power rank the players that have been the most impressive during the contact-less workouts...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 49,371 reads 66 comments

  5. What Exactly Does Each Member of an NFL Team's Front Office Do?

    Ever wonder what the job responsibilities are for NFL front office members? Running an NFL team is a complex task...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 16,820 reads 13 comments

  6. Ranking the 10 Biggest 'Good Guys' in the NFL

    The ferocious, violent nature of professional football isn’t compatible for pacifists and good Samaritans, but fear not moralists; the NFL does have some good guys...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 13,958 reads 47 comments

  7. Breaking Down 25 Years of Chicago Bears QB Misery

    Hello, my name is Paul and I’m a Chicago Bears fan. In Al-Anon, the first step to recovery is admitting that one is powerless to their addiction. As Chicago Bears fans, our torments are not as easily identified as alcohol and narcotics...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 16,929 reads 106 comments

  8. Power Ranking the NFL's Top QB-WR Combinations

    There are few tandems in sports that are as visually stimulating as a synchronized quarterback and wide receiver combination dicing up a secondary...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 51,232 reads 244 comments

  9. One 2014 Free Agent Each NFL Team Needs to Lock Up Right Away

    It’s never too soon for NFL teams to begin negotiating with their free-agents to be. Dallas got a head start by locking up Tony Romo this offseason, as did the Green Bay Packers, who extended the contracts of Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 4,560 reads 126 comments

  10. How Kyle Long Matches Up With Division Rivals

    If all goes well in Chicago, Kyle Long will match up with Ndamukong Suh frequently over the coming years...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 8,475 reads 40 comments

  11. 2013 NFL Free Agents: Predicting Each Team's Best Camp Cut

    Each NFL roster is currently comprised of 90 or less players. By August 31, each team will need to cut their roster down to 53, creating inevitable and numerous camp cuts...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 96,912 reads 137 comments

  12. 12 NFL Players Who Need to Show Up at OTAs

    Organized team activities, or OTAs, is the nine-week window of light workouts that bridge the acquisition period—free agency and the draft—and training camp for NFL teams...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 189 reads 6 comments

  13. Does Tyler Wilson Have a Shot at Starting for the Oakland Raiders?

    Can Tyler Wilson become the second rookie in as many years to seize the starting quarterback job from Matt Flynn ? For the second-straight year, Matt Flynn is the offseason starter ...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 23,929 reads 148 comments

  14. The NFL's Drug Problem: How the League's Drug Policy Is Broken

    The NFL has a serious drug problem. One that is entirely derivative of their negligence to police a lawless, self-created environment of cheating...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 12,401 reads 3 comments

  15. Earl Watford: 5 Things to Know About the James Madison Guard

    Upon hearing James Madison University, one does not think of NFL prospects, yet guard Earl Watford is one. After a productive run with the Dukes, Watford looks to take his talents to the NFL...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 2,184 reads 2 comments

  16. Jeff Baca: 5 Things You Need to Know About the UCLA Guard

    After a strong career at UCLA, Jeff Baca is looking to continue playing football in the NFL . Baca saw plenty of playing time at UCLA as the guard started 45 games over his four-year career...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 2,141 reads 2 comments

  17. Travis Long: Video Highlights for Former Washington State OLB

    Travis Long's most attractive quality as a pro prospect is his tremendous versatility. At Washington State, he operated in both the 4-3 and 3-4 defensive schemes, and perhaps more ...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 579 reads 0 comments

  18. Jelani Jenkins: Video Highlights for Former Florida OLB

    After three productive seasons at the University of Florida, linebacker Jelani Jenkins decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2013 NFL draft. He was productive in his three seasons, as evidenced by the statistics below...

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  19. Gerald Hodges: Video Highlights for Former Penn State OLB

    Gerald Hodges was the rock of the Penn State defense in both his junior and senior seasons. During his junior campaign in 2011, the outside linebacker tallied 106 tackles (10 for loss) and 4...

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  20. Arthur Brown: Video Highlights for Former Kansas State ILB

    Arthur Brown made the most of his two seasons at Kansas State. The inside linebacker was extremely productive, compiling 201 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss, three sacks and three touchdowns...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 2,873 reads 0 comments

  21. Alec Ogletree: Video Highlights for Former Georgia ILB

    If you're looking for versatility, football IQ, production and athleticism in a linebacker, look no further than Georgia's Alec Ogletree. Ogletree made an impression at Georgia from the moment he stepped on campus...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 2,164 reads 0 comments

  22. How Can the Miami Dolphins Replace LT Jake Long in the NFL Draft?

    Once the Dolphins drafted Jake Long first overall in the 2008 NFL draft, he became, glamorous or not, the face of the team’s franchise...

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  23. The Greatest Draft Classes in NFL History

    Which NFL draft class is the greatest in history? With the 2013 NFL draft only a week away, it seems as good a time as any to fire up some debate by identifying the ten greatest draft classes of all time...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 35,014 reads 23 comments

  24. What Must the Texans Accomplish This Offseason to Realize Championship Goals

    Championship aspirations are new to the Houston Texans . The expansion Texans entered the NFL in 2002 in the beautiful Reliant Park stadium with their future entrusted to the first overall pick, David Carr...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 221 reads 46 comments

  25. Every NFL Team's Best Draft Day Trade Chip

    Trades are somewhat of a rarity in the NFL . However, during the draft, picks are dealt frequently. With the influx of exchanging picks, players are on occasion thrown into the fold to sweeten the pot...

    Paul Thelen Written by Paul Thelen about over 1 year ago 26,561 reads 68 comments