1. Race for the NFC Wide-Open After NFL Week 3

    We're only three weeks into the NFL season, and as it concerns the National Football Conference (or NFC for the uninitiated), everything you thought you knew is wrong...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 1 day ago 19,693 reads 61 comments

  2. NFL Picks and Predictions Week 3: The Ultimate Bettor's Guide

    I don't know about you, but I'm so damn tired of the off-field drama that's swirled around the National Football League for the last two weeks...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 4 days ago 38,451 reads 57 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders Must Clean House, Rebuild Completely to Return to AFC Elite

    "We suck." Over the course of their long (and mostly storied) history, the Oakland Raiders have proudly trumpeted several catchphrases: Pride and poise. Commitment to excellence...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 6 days ago 19,778 reads 183 comments

  4. NFL Week 2: Sorting out Monday Morning Overreactions

    Warning! Warning! It's a Monday morning in Autumn! It's NFL overreaction day! Warning! Warning! Much like the single, solitary snowflake eventually triggers a mighty and fearsome ...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 9 days ago 37,642 reads 77 comments

  5. 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 11 days ago 57,154 reads 106 comments

  6. 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 13 days ago 27,076 reads 69 comments

  7. 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 16 days ago 50,507 reads 119 comments

  8. 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 18 days ago 65,271 reads 214 comments

  9. 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 23 days ago 90,615 reads 461 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 49,098 reads 68 comments

  11. 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 10,886 reads 11 comments

  12. 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 8,138 reads 20 comments

  13. 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 125,037 reads 296 comments

  14. 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 24,331 reads 38 comments

  15. 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 20,583 reads 38 comments

  16. 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 12,613 reads 33 comments

  17. 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 16,907 reads 33 comments

  18. 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 2,297 reads 5 comments

  19. 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 69,480 reads 666 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 5,706 reads 128 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 34,125 reads 123 comments

  22. 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 2 months ago 8,462 reads 49 comments

  23. 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 2 months ago 93,935 reads 171 comments

  24. 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 50,216 reads 70 comments

  25. 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 63,549 reads 38 comments