1. Tyrann Mathieu Enjoys Bittersweet Rookie Season for Arizona Cardinals

    Before the 2013 NFL draft there were two camps in regards to Arizona Cardinals rookie defensive back Tyrann Mathieu ...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 9 months ago 32,510 reads 37 comments

  2. Chiefs Offense Has Found Blueprint for Success with Jamaal Charles

    The Kansas City Chiefs clinched a spot in the playoffs with their 56-31 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 9 months ago 3,484 reads 20 comments

  3. Making the Case for Keenan Allen as Offensive Rookie of the Year

    The resurgence of San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers this season may be one of the best comeback stories of the year...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 9 months ago 12,553 reads 93 comments

  4. Meet the NFL's Next Dominant Linebacker: Vontaze Burfict

    There were 253 players selected in the 2012 NFL draft, including 30 linebackers, and Cincinnati Bengals second-year starter Vontaze Burfict wasn't one of them...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 10 months ago 57,838 reads 142 comments

  5. What Happened to Enigmatic Rookie Manti Te'o?

    Until Manti Te'o steps up and makes an impact for the San Diego Chargers defense, he'll continue to be defined by his much-maligned past...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 10 months ago 314,451 reads 202 comments

  6. Kansas City Chiefs Have No Margin for Error Against Broncos

    If the Kansas City Chiefs are going to make any noise in the AFC playoff picture, noise is exactly what they're going to need from Arrowhead Stadium this Sunday versus the Denver Broncos , and a lot of it...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 10 months ago 4,284 reads 8 comments

  7. How the Kansas City Chiefs Defense Can Survive Without Hali, Houston

    It shouldn't come as a surprise that the Kansas City defense struggled against the San Diego Chargers after its top two pass-rushers, outside linebackers Tamba Hali and Justin Houston , both left the game with injuries...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 10 months ago 7,242 reads 8 comments

  8. How the Carolina Panthers Built the NFL's Best Defense

    It wasn't until the victory over the New England Patriots that the football-watching nation, as a whole, bought into the Carolina Panthers as the NFL 's next great football team...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 10 months ago 11,234 reads 30 comments

  9. What Happened to the Kansas City Chiefs Feared Pass Rush Against Broncos?

    One of the biggest story lines to come out of the Sunday Night Football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos was the complete lack of pass rush from the Chiefs...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 10 months ago 5,042 reads 38 comments

  10. How Patrick Peterson, Tyrann Mathieu Are Forming NFL's Next Great Secondary Duo

    There's an unmistakable bond that joins former LSU Tiger and current Arizona Cardinal defensive backs Patrick Peterson and Tyrann Mathieu. It goes beyond being former teammates in college and even beyond the football field...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 10 months ago 35,468 reads 46 comments

  11. Joe Flacco's Recent Struggles Shine Light on Ravens Biggest Problem

    The NFL is forever proving it's a "what have you done for me lately?" league. The most recent example is Baltimore Ravens quarterback and reigning Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco ...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 10 months ago 4,252 reads 48 comments

  12. Alshon Jeffery Has Makings of NFL's Next Great Wide Receiver

    The emergence of Alshon Jeffery into the Chicago Bears offense has given them the weapon opposite of Brandon Marshall they desperately needed...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 11 months ago 29,698 reads 103 comments

  13. Marcus Cooper: Highlighting the NFL's Most Quietly Impressive Rookie

    The biggest surprise player on the NFL 's biggest surprise team has been Kansas City Chiefs rookie cornerback Marcus Cooper...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 11 months ago 111,744 reads 134 comments

  14. Why Sean Lee Is the NFL's Most Under Appreciated Star

    It's hard to imagine how a player who recently signed a six-year, $42 million extension could somehow be underappreciated, but that's exactly the case with Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee ...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 11 months ago 15,398 reads 61 comments

  15. Why Kansas City Chiefs Old-School Approach Will Continue to Yield Wins

    The Kansas City Chiefs have become the most polarizing team in the NFL . In less than a year they've come from bottom-dwelling, No. 1 pick-status, to the most popular team in the league to criticize...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 11 months ago 4,385 reads 28 comments

  16. Chip Kelly Has the Eagles Running the Ball with Ease

    The Philadelphia Eagles were the hottest ticket in town to start the NFL season. There was so much buzz about Chip Kelly's offense coming in and revolutionizing the league, especially after their season-opening win against the Washington Redskins .

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 11 months ago 2,700 reads 10 comments

  17. Case Keenum's Surprising Performance Deserves Encore Performance for Texans

    The biggest surprise from the Kansas City Chiefs' 17-16 victory over the Houston Texans last Sunday wasn't that the Chiefs remained undefeated...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 11 months ago 6,087 reads 23 comments

  18. Breaking Down Kiko Alonso's Amazing Start to Rookie Season

    When Kiko Alonso was taken with the No. 46 overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft by the Buffalo Bills , the former Oregon Duck wasn't thought to be an immediate impact player...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 11 months ago 2,941 reads 9 comments

  19. How the Kansas City Chiefs Found the Blueprint to Stop Terrelle Pryor

    Anytime you rack up 10 sacks on the opposing team's quarterback, there's a good chance you shut down their entire offense. That's exactly what the Kansas City Chiefs did in their 24-7 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 11 months ago 4,148 reads 40 comments

  20. What Receivers' Yards After Catch Mean for Quarterback Accuracy

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history for a lot of reasons...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 12 months ago 1,775 reads 3 comments

  21. Breaking Down How Tony Romo Shredded the Broncos Defense for 500 Yards in Week 5

    Much of the talk right now surrounding Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has unsurprisingly centered around 2.7 percent of the passes he attempted vs the Denver Broncos last Sunday...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 12 months ago 2,592 reads 22 comments

  22. Robert Griffin III's Knee Continues to Be Root of His Problems in 2013 Season

    The optimistic line of thought was "If Adrian Peterson can come back that quickly, then RG3 can too!" This is what many Washington Redskins fans were hoping for after Robert Griffin III underwent surgery on his right knee last January...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 12 months ago 10,797 reads 72 comments

  23. Tom Brady, Patriots WRs Appear to Finally Be on the Same Page

    While Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos continue to throw up gaudy offensive numbers week after week, the New England Patriots just keep churning out victories with the young, developing offensive weapons at Tom Brady 's disposal...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 12 months ago 3,759 reads 5 comments

  24. Breaking Down the Struggles of Top Picks Luke Joeckel and Eric Fisher

    The top two picks of the 2013 NFL draft were thought to be "safe" picks with Eric Fisher going to the Kansas City Chiefs at No. 1 and Luke Joeckel to the Jacksonville Jaguars at No...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 12 months ago 15,624 reads 16 comments

  25. Has the NFL Finally Figured out San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick?

    It hasn't been 12 months that Colin Kaepernick has been the starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers ...

    BJ Kissel Written by BJ Kissel about 12 months ago 18,837 reads 113 comments