1. The Ultimate Bettor's Guide to Super Bowl XLIX

    To my fellow members of #TeamDegenerate: I have a confession to make. For the majority of the past two weeks, I've been waking up in a cold sweat. I've been fidgeting incessantly...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 21,769 reads 28 comments

  2. Super Bowl XLIX: Spotlighting the Biggest Mismatches

    Super Bowl XLIX is less than a week away, and both the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks likely have the vast majority of their game plans in order...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 47,513 reads 118 comments

  3. 2015 NFL Free Agency: Exploring the Market at Every Position

    With Super Bowl XLIX rapidly approaching, it's accurate to say that February 1 —Super Sunday, if you will —is currently the most important date on the NFL calendar...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 146,753 reads 190 comments

  4. 2015 NFL Free Agents: Who Has the Most Upside on the Market?

    One of the most bandied-about terms in all of sports is "upside," referring to a player's eventual ceiling...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 79,036 reads 86 comments

  5. NFL Free Agents 2015: Highlighting the Biggest Impact Player at Every Position

    The 2014 NFL season is drawing rapidly to a close, with Super Bowl XLIX serving as the final game on the league's calendar...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 225,780 reads 226 comments

  6. Patriots vs. Seahawks: Who Has the Edge at Each Position in Super Bowl XLIX?

    Super Bowl XLIX is set, with the New England Patriots preparing to battle the Seattle Seahawks for the right to raise the Lombardi Trophy...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 2 months ago 157,822 reads 1012 comments

  7. NFL Conference Championship Picks and Predictions: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

    To my fellow members of #TeamDegenerate, w e stand on the precipice of the single greatest day on the sports calendar: Championship Sunday in the National Football League...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 41,870 reads 70 comments

  8. Colts Evolving into Complete Team, Have Fighting Chance to Upset Patriots

    The Indianapolis Colts have a real chance of upsetting the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship Game and advancing to Super Bowl XLIX . Yes, you read that correctly...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 9,425 reads 98 comments

  9. Super Bowl 2015: Predictions and Odds Post-Divisional Round Weekend

    Over the course of the 2014 season, 32 teams have been whittled down, and with Divisional Round Weekend over, only four remain in the quest to hoist the Lombardi Trophy...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 320,496 reads 39 comments

  10. NFL Divisional Picks & Predictions: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

    When gambling on the NFL , it's always important to assign a confidence level to your picks and wager accordingly...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 39,217 reads 32 comments

  11. Matchups to Watch for NFL Divisional Weekend

    The divisional round of the NFL playoffs is rapidly approaching. Once Sunday night rolls around, we'll know the final four teams in contention to win the Super Bowl...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 16,658 reads 52 comments

  12. Super Bowl 2015 Predictions and Odds, Post-Wild Card Weekend

    Wild Card Weekend is officially in the books, and only eight NFL teams remain in pursuit of the Lombardi Trophy and Super Bowl glory...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 34,933 reads 32 comments

  13. NFL Wild Card Picks and Predictions: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

    Over the course of the NFL season, your boy —the esteemed captain of #TeamDegenerate — learned a number of valuable gambling lessons, but none so more valuable than this: When picking games, try not to be swayed by narrative...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 51,057 reads 61 comments

  14. Super Bowl 2015 Predictions and Odds, Post-Regular Season

    The NFL playoffs are here, and it's officially the most wonderful time of the year! This year's postseason slate is as compelling as ever, featuring a few heavyweight contenders and a bunch of teams fighting to make a run at the Lombardi Trophy...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 98,211 reads 137 comments

  15. Ranking the Best Available Head Coaching Candidates

    The NFL regular campaign is officially in the books, and while there's still a postseason to be played, the league's business season is about to kick off in earnest for 20 franchises —some of which will be looking for new head coaches...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 70,064 reads 112 comments

  16. NFL Picks and Predictions Week 17: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

    Much like a team getting hot going into the postseason, your boy —the esteemed captain of # TeamDegenerate —is on an absolute roll. I went 12-4 against the spread in Week 16, which means I'm now 23-8-1 over the last two weeks...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 53,547 reads 75 comments

  17. It's Time for the Lions to Prove They're for Real in Week 17 Statement Game

    Show us something, Detroit Lions . Show us that you're for real. Show us that you belong. Show us that you're a legitimate Super Bowl contender. We're talking to you, quarterback Matthew Stafford ...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 15,690 reads 141 comments

  18. Hot-Seat Watch for NFL Players, Coaches After Week 16

    To certain NFL players, coaches and general managers: Ask not for whom the bell tolls, as it surely tolls for thee...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 43,025 reads 66 comments

  19. NFL Picks & Predictions Week 16: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

    Now that was more like it! After a few subpar weeks in a row that had your boy on tilt, I rebounded with an 11-4-1 mark in Week 15. I crushed my best bets, too, going 5-0 in the Hilton SuperContest (where I'm sponsored by the fine folks at OddsShark.

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 17,252 reads 32 comments

  20. Baltimore Ravens Present Biggest Playoff Threat to AFC Powerhouses

    It's conventional wisdom that either the New England Patriots or Denver Broncos will win the AFC with nary a struggle —except when they (inevitably, according to most analysts) play each other in the AFC Championship Game...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 3 months ago 12,242 reads 139 comments

  21. Hot-Seat Watch for NFL Players, Coaches After Week 15

    Two weeks remain in the 2014 NFL season, and that means speculation concerning the job status of certain players, coaches and general managers is ready to ramp up into overdrive...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 4 months ago 24,647 reads 51 comments

  22. NFL Picks & Predictions Week 15: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

    While last week didn't go as well as expected (I finished 6-9-1 against the spread), I gained back some self confidence, which is critical for any card-carrying member of #TeamDegenerate to possess...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 4 months ago 95,810 reads 98 comments

  23. Joe Philbin Era Could Come to Screeching Halt If Dolphins Lose in Week 15

    For Miami Dolphins fans, a sinister feeling of deja vu is starting to creep up. Nightmare fuel is slowly being pumped into the consciousness. The principals of last year’s collapse were all brought back for the sequel...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 4 months ago 12,369 reads 75 comments

  24. Hot-Seat Watch for NFL Players, Coaches After Week 14

    It's a yearly tradition: As the holiday season approaches, so too does the NFL 's firing season, and that smoke you see in the distance can mean only one thing: Hot seats across the league are getting set to burst into flames...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 4 months ago 29,020 reads 53 comments

  25. NFL Picks and Predictions Week 14: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

    After taking a beating last week (6-10 against the spread), your boy —the esteemed captain of #TeamDegenerate —has done a ton of soul searching...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 4 months ago 37,494 reads 70 comments