1. NFL Picks and Predictions Week 2: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

    Let me spare you the trouble now: Yes, I was awful with my Week 1 picks. But as the Captain of #TeamDegenerate (of which you, dear reader, are most assuredly a member), I must remind you of the following two things: 1...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 day ago 54,864 reads 102 comments

  2. NFL Teams That Fans Should Be Worried About Heading into Week 2

    It could be getting late early for several NFL teams. Yes, the NFL season is only one week old and a poor opening performance definitely doesn't remove a team from playoff contention...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 4 days ago 26,967 reads 69 comments

  3. NFL Week 1: Sorting Out Monday Morning Overreactions

    In life, there are overreactions, there are gargantuan overreactions and then there are the overreactions that follow the first Week 1 NFL Sunday of the season...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 7 days ago 50,436 reads 119 comments

  4. The Bettor's Guide to NFL Week 1

    Would you describe yourself as a gambler? Have you ever risked your cab fare on a Pac-12 second-half over from the bar at 1 a.m...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 9 days ago 64,812 reads 214 comments

  5. Ranking the 25 Best Under-25 Players Heading into the 2014 NFL Season

    The 2014 NFL season is mere days away, and fans should be pleased to know that the young crop of players is as strong as it's ever been. With that in mind, it's time to rank the 25 best players under the age of 25 heading into the campaign...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 14 days ago 90,461 reads 461 comments

  6. NFL Preseason Player Stock Watch Heading into Week 3

    With Week 2 of the NFL preseason in the books, it's time to take stock of the league's most buzz-worthy players heading into Week 3. The players on this list were chosen because they're among the most talked about in the league...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 27 days ago 49,068 reads 68 comments

  7. NFL Preseason Week 2: What to Watch for in Friday's Matchups

    While the 2014 regular season is only three weeks away, there are still questions to be answered as it concerns each and every NFL franchise. And a number of answers will be unearthed in Week 2 of the preseason...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 10,863 reads 11 comments

  8. Jaguars vs. Bears: What to Watch for in Preseason Week 2 Opener

    On Thursday night, the Jacksonville Jaguars visit the Chicago Bears as both teams play their second game of the preseason —a nd they'll do so in front of a national audience, as it's the lone NFL game on the schedule...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 8,125 reads 20 comments

  9. Which Rookies Are Already Shining in NFL's Preseason?

    Week 1 of the NFL preseason is complete, and regardless of which team won and by what score, there were a number of superlative performers. It's time to credit the first-year players who are already making an impact...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 124,975 reads 296 comments

  10. NFL Preseason Week 1: What to Watch for in Saturday's Matchups

    Week 1 of the NFL preseason will wrap up Saturday night with four juicy contests, and each one is rife with questions...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 24,326 reads 38 comments

  11. NFL Preseason Week 1: What to Watch for in Friday's Matchups

    While many (incorrectly) dismiss the preseason as nothing more than a month's worth of fodder before the regular season begins, there is much knowledge to be gleaned from the proceedings...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 20,568 reads 38 comments

  12. The Complete Guide to NFL Preseason

    The NFL preseason might have kicked off this past Sunday in Canton, Ohio, as the New York Giants downed the Buffalo Bills in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, but it won't actually ...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 12,606 reads 33 comments

  13. Why the Buffalo Bills Could Be the NFL's Biggest Surprise Team of 2014

    On Saturday night, former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 16,828 reads 33 comments

  14. Derrick Brooks: Inside the Legacy of 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee

    This Sunday, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, culminating a professional journey that began on draft day in 1995...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 2,281 reads 5 comments

  15. Buying or Selling NFL's 50 Best Players as Eventual Hall of Fame Inductees

    This Sunday, the NFL will induct seven new players into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. And there are a number of players currently playing who will one day join them in football immortality...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 69,447 reads 666 comments

  16. Why Geno Smith vs. Michael Vick Is 2014's Most Important Training Camp Battle

    On a freshly groomed football field in Cortland, New York, the fight to become the starting quarterback of the New York Jets is finally underway...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 5,682 reads 128 comments

  17. Projecting the Most Improved NFL Player at Every Position for 2014

    With training camps opening across America, it's a time for boundless optimism in the NFL world. And in that vein, it's time to project the most improved NFL player at every position in 2014...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 34,102 reads 123 comments

  18. Does J.J. Watt Deserve Franchise Quarterback Money in Next Contract?

    In his three NFL seasons, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has established himself as the best defensive player in the league and arguably the most valuable non-quarterback on any roster...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 8,438 reads 49 comments

  19. Projecting Which NFL Starters Will Lose Their Starting Jobs in Training Camp

    Over the next week, every NFL team will have reported to training camp, meaning preseason and the regular season are right around the corner...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 month ago 93,920 reads 171 comments

  20. Surveying Remaining NFL Free Agents and Their Best Team Fits

    While NFL rosters have largely taken shape after the initial boom of free agency and the draft, there are still a number of quality players remaining on the market that could play substantial roles in the 2014 season...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 50,132 reads 70 comments

  21. 2014 NFL Training Camps: Complete Guide, Schedule for Each Team

    Can you smell it? Can you feel it? Can you taste it? After a long offseason of waiting, football is almost back, with training camps set to begin over the next two weeks throughout the NFL ...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 63,527 reads 38 comments

  22. The NFL's Best Young Projects

    Every NFL team has players on its roster that won't necessarily be counted on for the upcoming season but instead profile as prospects who could potentially develop into contributors or stars...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 38,893 reads 127 comments

  23. Every NFL Team's Riskiest Move So Far This Offseason

    The NFL offseason is a time for boundless optimism, as every club seemingly morphs into an amalgamation of the '85 Bears and '07 Patriots after free agency and the draft...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 132,584 reads 230 comments

  24. Which NFL Players Have the Most to Lose in 2014?

    For a certain select group of NFL players, more than just wins and losses is on the line in 2014. A lot will end up riding on these players' on-field performance, as their bank accounts and reputations are at stake...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 34,731 reads 78 comments

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

    Football fans, we've made it. The calendar has officially turned to July, and while that means we'll soon be stuffing our faces and setting off fireworks in honor of America, it more importantly signals that NFL training camps will soon commence ...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 33,233 reads 54 comments